£3200 - £5900 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
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Set in six and a half glorious acres of green lawns and woodland, The Windmill is a 15th century Cotswold stone building with unparalelled panoramic views across AONB countryside, close to Burford.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£3,200
Maximum Price
£5,900
All of our prices are for exclusive use and are fully inclusive of VAT and all staffing - no surpises.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Guest accommodation included

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£54
Maximum Price
£68
All of our prices are for exclusive use and are fully inclusive of VAT and all staffing - no surpises.
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
120
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Venue

Pet-Friendly
On-Site Parking
Disabled Access
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Marquee Permitted
Exclusive Use

Food and Drink

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

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Fireworks Permitted
Full Description
The Windmill is set in six and a half glorious acres of green lawns and woodland. The approach, though our very own forest, opens to an expanse of open fields and unparalleled views of the stunning Cotswold countryside. The picturesque rural Cotswold village of Asthall, with the Windrush river at its heart, is less than a mile away. The beautifully appointed 15th century barn-style house is the historic hub of the Windmill. With an abundance of natural beams and exposed Cotswold stone, it’s huge French doors perfectly frame breathtaking panoramic views across the rolling countryside of the Windrush valley. This makes an exquisite setting for your wedding ceremony, or up to 70 guests can be comfortably seated for a formal reception. Original flag stones lead to the snug and bar area around the corner. There is a 20-meter open air wooden deck adjacent to the main house, perfect for guests to step out onto and fully enjoy the magnificent vista. Our custom created British sailcloth marquee with panoramic windows is perfectly positioned to take full advantage of the incredible views. Decked with gorgeous crystal chandeliers and fully kitted with high quality flooring – it’s ready to host receptions of up to 150 guests for a brilliant party! We can host all types of wedding ceremonies at the Windmill. Choose our beautiful garden for an al fresco exchange of vows, or inside the barn for a cosier celebration of your commitment. Should you prefer, you can get married at a church or other licensed venue nearby. Just ¾ mile down the lane from the Windmill is the idyllic 12th century St. Nicholas church at Asthall. Also nearby is St. John the Baptist in Burford. We’ll happily guide you in planning every aspect of your wedding so please chat to us for further advice.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Rhiannon Pate
As a family foursome we’ve been creating magic at our own venues internationally for more than 20 years. In 2019 we set about finding the perfect English location to continue living out our passion. As soon as we gazed upon the glorious view and the magnificent old Cotswold building that is the Windmill, we knew this was it! We’re so looking forward to planning and hosting magical celebrations at this incredible venue.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2020
No. of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
6
Reviews
(1)
(1)
Andrei & Esther
Married in August 2021
August 2021
Excellent Wedding!
We had a fabulous wedding. Rhiannon and her family are lovely owners with care and attention to detail. The food, decor and everything was superb!
Location & Contact Details

Address

Asthall, Oxfordshire, England

Travel Notes

If you're approaching from Burford direction, take the first left at the roundabout. If you're travelling from Oxford direction, it's the last exit, then follow the signs.

Nearest Town

Burford

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Nearest Airport

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Although we've hosted thousands of glorious weddings as a team, we're yet to host our first one at our new location. We can't wait to start gathering stories.

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

Remember what your day is all about - the two of you!

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

One particuarly amazing couple went to the trouble of handwriting a personalised letter to each of their 80 guests, touching on their unique relationship with one another, and leaving it at each place setting.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Charming, pretty, unusual, views-for-days, costwoldy!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Anywhere you can take in our incredible view - which is everywhere :)

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

Not yet, watch this space.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Tikka spiced chicken, cucumber, candied apricot and mint yoghurt

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

One of our Mexican posh dogs with beef and black bean chilli, guacamole and corn chips

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Have I mentioned our incredible, panoramic view of the rolling countryside yet?!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

We're a family team with tons of experience, creating a magical venue together in a gorgeous location so that we can provide super special weddings for lovely people.

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