£4695 - £6885 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
15 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Set amongst the backdrop of the River Wyre, The River Barn is an exclusive rustic wedding venue that provides the most memorable wedding experience in Lancashire.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£4,695
Maximum Price
£6,885
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Choice of preferred caterers
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Guest accommodation included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
150
No. of Bedrooms
15
Sleeps No. of People
32
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
7:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
External Catering Permitted
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering
Asian Catering
Halal Catering

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
Set amongst the backdrop of the River Wyre, The River Barn is an exclusive wedding venue that provides the most memorable wedding experience in Lancashire. Immerse yourself in the beautiful Lancashire countryside and take in 5 acres of tree lined driveway, protected woodland, formal walled gardens and cosy fire pits. Enjoy alfresco canapés and drinks under our festoon lit oak pergola or, roast marshmallows over our courtyard fire pit. With so many incredible picture perfect locations your photographer will be spoilt for choice. Our wedding barn is infused with rustic elegance, lush green trees and boasts masses of foliage cascading from our exposed oak beams. Nestled within our picturesque grounds is a luxurious 16th century country Manor House. The manor provides 7 sumpuouis bedrooms including a stunning Honeymoon Suite located within a secluded wing of the manor and boasts a kitchen, dining room and cosy living space. Within our protected woodland we have a further 8 ensuite 'Oak Tree Cabins' accessed via a festoon lit path providing your adventurous guests ample accommodation. On the morning of your wedding enjoy a glass of bubbily in your private beauty parlour, beautifully dressed for your hair, makeup and beauty treatments. Oozing in rustic charm The River Barn is the perfect place to say I do and a venue you and your guests will never forget. Included in our venue price; * Exclusivity of the Barn and surrounding grounds * Honeymoon Suite on the night of your wedding * Masses of foliage dressed on the oak beams and lush green trees * Beauty Parlour on the morning of your wedding * Tables, chairs and glassware for up to 120 guests * Fully reserved accommodation sleeping up to 32 guests * Choice of licensed ceremony areas throughout the grounds * Dedicated Wedding Planner * Wedding Co-ordinator on your wedding day * Master of Ceremonies on your wedding day * Complementary overnight car parking on-site

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Natalie Foster
I'm so glad you've seen our beautiful venue. Myself and our fabulous team cannot wait to answer any questions you may have. We put all our effort into making the venue the most gorgeous location in Lancashire. We will be with you from your enquiry right through to your big day and be there to co-ordinate every little detail. We cannot wait to have you in for your wedding meetings to help plan your special day. I hope to speak to your soon. Natalie & The River Barn Team xxx

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1990
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
12
Reviews
(13)
Dave & Mandy
Married in May 2021
January 2022
Gorgeous new venue!
Absolutely stunning new venue, exactly what we wanted and we fell in love straight away. We had a brilliant experience so far with the team at The River Barn.
Mr & Mrs Humes
Married in November 2019
January 2020
We loved our experience from start to finish
We had excellent communication from start to finish. Every member of staff I spoke to was so friendly and helpful. An absolute pleasure to work with. All our guests complimented the menus we had chosen. The food was exquisite. We had a tasting menu and felt really well looked after. The manor was the deciding factor in booking this venue, as well as the interior of the great hall. We loved our experience from start to finish, wouldn't change a thing.
Mr & Mrs Broadbent
Married in September 2019
January 2020
Thank You
The staff at mains couldn't do enough for us, they were really helpful and made us feel at ease with everything, we had full confidence that our day would run smoothly, and it did we had a perfect day. Thank you. The size of the house impressed us the most, it was everything that impressed us and more so the history of the mains hall manor, we loved that it still kept its character but with a sensitive modern living upgrade was just perfectly done. The service was amazing we cannot fault anything. The staff are a credit to you.
Mr & Mrs Davies
Married in May 2019
January 2020
Thank you so much for making our day so special
You had been recommended by a friend who has been to a wedding at the great hall the previous year. I couldn’t be happier with the help and communication from all the staff at the great hall. We had a few meetings with various people at the beginning but nearer the end Mel and Hayley were fantastic! Friendly and always happy to help with any questions. The proximity of the house to the venue impressed us the most, the venue and gardens are beautiful. The Manor House was an experience in itself and the cost was very reasonable. I couldn’t be happier with the way our wedding was organised from the first point of contact to our farewell the day after. Everybody was fantastic and very accommodating. Thank you so much for making our day so special. It’s a day I will never forget and I am truly thankful to all the staff for that
Mr & Mrs Husband
Married in May 2019
January 2020
Our day was perfect
It offered us the best value, and ultimately everything we needed for our big day. The event organisers were great from start to finish. Nothing was too much trouble and communication was fantastic, which was really important to us. Our day was perfect. The bar staff were attentive and provided a great service to both us and our guests. It was the whole package, the fact that it was exclusive hire, the beautiful grounds, the historic aspect and the use of Mains Hall Manor house, which was stunning.
Mr & Mrs McKnight
Married in April 2019
January 2020
We would love to thank all the staff for helping us make our dreams come true
I have known of couples get married at the venue in the past and have always loved the venue. Contact was great throughout. I was kept up to date and was helped when I needed it. Twelve provided excellent food and service on the day. The taster evening was great and the food was delicious and hot. The size of the house impressed us the most, the amount of guests able to stay was a fantastic bonus and being included in the price so our guests did not have to pay. We would love to thank all the staff, especially Mel and Stacey for helping us make our dreams come true. We loved the day and all went well.
Location & Contact Details

Address

The River Barn, 86a Mains Lane, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7LE, England

Travel Notes

Located down a private driveway through farmers fields and the most picture perfect tree lined drive way.

Nearest Town

Poulton-le-Fylde

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M55

Nearest Train Station

Poulton-le-Fylde

Nearest Airport

Manchester

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Each wedding is individual and incredible in its own way.

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

Make your wedding personal and memorable to you both as a couple.

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

A custom monogram is always a firm favourite.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Rustic, Picture Perfect, Romantic, Countryside, Barn

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our river side venue boasts 5 acres of tree lined driveway, protected woodland, formal walled gardens and cosy fire pits just to name a few of our incredible picture spots.

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

We have multiple celebrities and sports stars booked into our venue in 2022. We look forwards to greeting these couples just as much as all our incredible couples.

What’s your favourite canapé?

This is a tough one, it is a toss up between the seared fillet of beef with fat chip or the beer battered Fleetwood fish goujons. These are always a crowd pleaser.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Sitting around the cosy fire pits in the evening under the festoon lit pergola whilst toasting marshmallows on the open fire.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our four large greenery infused planters provide a stunning backdrop and our beams come dressed in masses of greenery and foliage to give you the most incredible picture perfect images.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The stunning venue and our incredible team.