The Ridgeway Barns

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£2500 - £10800 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
8 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Specialising in three-day exclusive hire, with on-site accommodation for 15 guests, The Ridgeway Barns is the ideal venue for intimate farmhouse gatherings and larger, marquee-based celebrations.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£2,500
Maximum Price
£10,800
Venue hire typically includes 3-day exclusive use of our farmhouse and gardens with accommodation for 15, allowing you to really make the most of your big day! You will have access to the venue from midday the day prior to your wedding, allowing you plenty of time to add those finishing touches, and enjoy a meal or drinks party with your nearest and dearest. On the day of your wedding, pamper yourself in the bridal suite while our dedicated events coordinator ensures the arrival of suppliers and final preparations go smoothly. Hold your ceremony in the farmhouse or outside under the gazebo, before wining, dining and partying the night away in our beautiful gardens. And if one day just isn't enough, then invite your guests back for a relaxed brunch or BBQ the day after your wedding! You will be supported throughout the planning process and on the day of your celebrations by our dedicated events team. You are free to choose your own suppliers including marquee and caterers, but we have established relationships with a great selection of trusted partners to help you decide.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Choice of preferred caterers
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Couple accommodation included
Guest accommodation included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Garden
Outdoor
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
150
No. of Bedrooms
8
Sleeps No. of People
15
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
11:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Alcohol Licence

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Open Flame Permitted
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Pet-Friendly
Bridal Changing Facilities
Full Description
The Ridgeway Barns is an exclusive new wedding and events venue nestled in the heart of the North Wessex Downs, on the borders of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and West Berkshire. We specialise in three-day exclusive hire with farmhouse accommodation for up to 15 guests, to allow you to really make the most of your celebrations. We pride ourselves on creating a home-from-home atmosphere, giving you the time to gather with friends and family, and beautiful spaces in which you can celebrate. Whether you’re after an intimate wedding in the farmhouse, or a marquee to make the most of the stunning views from the landscaped garden, we aim to provide you with the flexibility and support to curate your day ~ your way. And coming in 2023, we are developing our 19th century threshing barn for events up to 120! Our dedicated events team will work with you to curate the day of your dreams, supporting you throughout your planning and working discretely to ensure your event runs smoothly on your big day. We are working with Swindon Register office to become licenced for indoor and outdoor ceremonies, and will be fully licenced for alcohol, food and entertainment from summer 2022. Choose an intimate indoor ceremony for your nearest and dearest, or a larger outdoor celebration under our oak-framed gazebo while enjoying views down the valley. Keep it small and dine in the farmhouse, or hire a marquee to expand your celebrations. And if one day just isn't enough, invite everyone back the next day for a casual brunch or BBQ!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lou
Congratulations on your engagement, and thank you so much for considering our venue! We are a new venue so check out our website and social media for the latest information, and please get in touch for a personalised quote. We'd love to hear from you, and discover how we can help you make your special day perfect.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2020
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
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Rob & Emily
Happy couple Married on March
June 2021
Stunning Location!
What a stunning location to get married! We chose to hold our reception here because the views are incredible, and the Ford’s were extremely supportive in helping us prepare for our big day. We highly recommended the venue to anyone wanting an outdoor wedding in Wiltshire.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Swindon, Wiltshire, England

Travel Notes

Search for The Ridgeway Barns on Google Maps and it will take you straight to our entrance (the postcode can be a little misleading).

Nearest Town

Swindon / Marlborough / Hungerford

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M4 Junction 15

Nearest Train Station

Swindon (7 miles) / Hungerford (11 miles)

Nearest Airport

Bristol / Heathrow

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Rob and Emily's wedding in March 2017 - they had the most amazing marquee set up in the paddock, and the clear crisp weather meant they made the most of the fabulous views.

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

Try to enjoy the planning process! Get creative and let your personalities shine through. If anything is feeling just a bit too overwhelming then remember, we're here to help you!

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

It never ceases to amaze me the creative ways couples come up with displaying their seating plans - from flowers to surf boards, they can be such a centre piece to greet your guests.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, exclusive, beautiful, homely, inviting

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our gazebo has the most fabulous backdrop, with stunning views down the valley and across to Sugar Hill.

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

KT Tunstall! She headlined at the Summer Breeze festival held here in 2012 (okay, so not a wedding but let's not get too pernickety).

What’s your favourite canapé?

How can you possibly choose?! Canapes are amazing!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Personally I don't think you can ever go wrong with a good wood-fired pizza - but what's your favourite topping?!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Don't you just love waking up to those views?!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The fact that we made it through the pandemic and are actually here!