The Great Tythe Barn

£3000 - £6200 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
45 Bedrooms
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A truly quintessential English gem tucked away down a tree-lined driveway, a stunning C16th Cotswold stone barn – the perfect setting for a ceremony and reception of up to 200 guests.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Costs include Barn Hire from 9:00am until 1:00am, tables, chairs, staff, and all our fairylights, including the stunning fairylight canopy!

In-house catering
(price per head)

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We have 2 fantastic caterers that we work with! Catering costs depend on what you choose for your menu, but we recommend working off a starting price of £40+vat per person for your Wedding Breakfast.

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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
Following your wedding ceremony why not enjoy your drinks reception on our beautiful lawn with the barn providing a stunning back drop for that picture postcard wedding photo. In inclement weather the Gallery provides a large area with leather sofas and optional additional tables for reception drinks. With the back drop of the striking light canopy, it’s a perfect all-weather option. In the evening this area is usually used to serve tea and coffee to guests after the meal. It can also prove to be a useful area for a crèche, casino, games, film/photo show or any extras you would like to add to make your day even more special. Alternatively it can be used as a chill out area for those wanting to escape the music. On the ground floor of the barn we can seat up to 200 dining guests for your wedding breakfast. Due to the barns adaptability we have several seating arrangements which caters for all requirements. In the evening the Great Tythe Barn transforms to a truly spectacular venue for an evening reception for up to 350 guests. Our stage and wooden dance floor provides an excellent space for a band/DJ to set up and for your guests to dance the night away until the early hours At the end of the evening your guests can take advantage of a variety of onsite accommodation, sleeping up to 90 guests and ranging from self-catering cottages & B&B rooms, to our 5* Tythe House.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Hannah & Alex
Firstly, a big congratulations on your engagement! Thank you for your interest in our gorgeous Cotswold Barn! :) We think you'll absolutely love it, but please do get in touch if we can be of any assistance - we'd love to hear from you! Best Wishes, Hannah and Alex GTB Event Co-ordinators


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Married in May 2018
November 2018
Simply wonderful
From start to finish we felt like we were made to feel really special, not just like a number in a long list of people getting married that year. Hannah & Alex were fab, always at the end of an email to answer questions. The barn is a great customisable space, which looks beautiful even before decorating it to be honest. I would highly recommend staying in Tythe House with your wedding party or close family, it was a lovely place to get ready, and we had a big family get together the night before, then a nice big breakfast with all the groomsmen & bridesmaids in the morning. We went for a mid-week package which had a lot included, and it is great that there is a few different caterers you can choose from, plus our package included free corkage which was a big saving. Lovely staff, lovely venue, just a shame it chucked it down all afternoon, can't win them all ;)
Married in October 2016
October 2016
our experience...
our experience and wedding at the barn was everything we wanted our wedding to be, relaxed, magical and intimate. The staff were extremely helpful and very approachable which was great for us as having never done it before it's a lot to do and they make eveything seem easy and as if nothing is ever too much trouble. The caterers too deserve a special mention (Dine with style) they worked seemlessly together and the food was stunning. I can't thank them enough I only wish we could do it again!
Married in October 2016
October 2016
The staff made sure the stress...
The staff made sure the stress and worry that can happen on a wedding day were taken care and the day ran so smoothly. Comments from many of our guests were that it was the best wedding ever and that was massively because of the staff at the Great Tythe Barn. Thank you.
Married in October 2016
October 2016
We had the best day ever...
We had the best day ever and everyone said what a lovely venue it was. Heaps of character and flexible easy going staff to deal with. Also the bar staff were amazing at the end of the night , wrapping up the cake and ordering Stefan and I a taxi as ours didn’t turn up, also being very tolerant of some of my drunken straggler guests who were taking their time leaving – they really went above and beyond.
Married in October 2016
October 2016
From start to finish the GTB team were fantastic...
From start to finish the GTB team were fantastic! The venue itself is stunning and it was love at first sight. The accommodation side of things was important to us as we had lots of family traveling from afar and so this was a huge bonus. The team themselves were incredible. Nothing was too much trouble and we used to come out of our meetings with Rebecca buzzing with excitement because her love and passion for what she does is completely infectious. Perfect venue, perfect team, perfect wedding.
Married in September 2016
September 2016
The venue was the thing that set the tone for...
The venue was the thing that set the tone for the perfect day. The team did a fabulous job at setting everything up & making sure it ran smoothly. We got married offsite so it was nerve wracking leaving everything to someone else but walking in on the day & seeing the barn was just amazing, everything we hoped & planned for & more.The barn & grounds looked beautiful & we got some great pics onsite.We keep saying we can’t wait for someone to get married there so we can go back & enjoy as a guest!

Winter Wedding Fayre

18th January 2020
A great opportunity to view the Barn, meet our caterers (& sample some canapes!), and chat to a few of our favourite suppliers! A selection of our on-site accommodation will be open as well! xx
Location & Contact Details


Folly Farm, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8XA, England

Travel Notes

You can find us next door to Tetbury Hospital!

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M4 junction 17

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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Remember not to get too held up on all the small details, the most important thing is you are getting married to someone you love - as long as you have good food, great wine and your friends and family around that's all that matters :)

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We had a little sign that was at the top of the aisle and it said "Dad of all the walks we have been on this is my favorite"

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, Beautiful, Relaxed, Stunning, Picturesque

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

We have a little gazebo down at the bottom of the gardens which is lovely in the summer - and of course the fairy light canopy!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We have had a lot of athletes get married here, as well as a well-known TV presenter, but no big A-Listers... yet! :)

What’s your favourite canapé?

Roast beef in mini Yorkshire puddings with horseradish - delicious!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

We love a good old fashioned hog roast!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The fairy light canopy - it really is breathtaking!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Winning the Regional Wedding Industry Awards in 2017 and 2020 are highlights we will never forget!

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Special OfferCan't wait to get married? We have dates in 2020 still available :) Drop us an email or call in the office for more information!