Rhyse Farm is a bucolic paradise, set amidst glorious pastures & woods at the foot of a hill. The moment we saw it, my wife and I knew this was the place we wanted to marry. It feels like a place out of time, conjuring half-forgotten memories of those endless summer afternoons in childhood, spent damming streams or climbing trees. One half expects to catch a glimpse of Fantastic Mr Fox making off with an illicit turkey from one of the barns.
Rhyse Farm’s owners, Candice and Ross, have transformed the farm into an astonishing place, quite unlike any other wedding venue we have seen. The space is so versatile and provides couples with the opportunity to shape their wedding day the way the way they want it. We were married in the woods but could have chosen to have our ceremony on a manicured lawn, or, in case of foul weather, inside the wooden-beamed barn.
On the morning of the wedding, my bride had the run of the farm, with her own sanctuary in which to get ready. Decked out with beautiful furniture, mirrors, and even a hot tub, it was the perfect space for her and her throng of bridesmaids to crank up the house tunes while the hairdresser did his thing.
In the former turkey barns, which are the main reception area, Candice and Ross have conjured a fabulous dream world where antique chaise-longues stretch out beside the stone head of a lion. It's Aladdin's cave, curated by two mad genius interior designers. Importantly, we were also able to put our own stamp on the space, and Candice gave us carte blanche to move things around and bring in our own decorations.
There are countless areas for guests to roam, from a tiny pub to the firepit and out across the fields. Everyone was blown away by the beauty of the place.
The team are real experts who know how to throw a party. Ross’s DJ-ing had everyone on the dance floor, following the exhortation of the big neon-sign above the stage to “Shake your tail feather!”
Candice, Ross and in-house wedding coordinator, Georgie, were a joy to work with and couldn’t do enough to make our wedding magical. It really was a perfect day. Everyone should have the good fortune to get married at Rhyse Farm.