The Venue

Converted to retain it’s original charm

A privately owned idyllic 18th century venue set in 250 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds – the perfect location to have your wedding, reception or private function. The capacity of The Great Barn is 140 for a sit down wedding breakfast and up to 250 for informal receptions.The venue comprises two beautifully restored 18th century stone barns which were built in 1770 as part of The Cartwright Estate in Aynho. The Aynho Room and The Croughton Rooms are both licensed for Civil Ceremonies.

The Croughton Room

The Croughton Room seats up to 140 for a formal Wedding Breakfast and is also where your civil ceremony takes place earlier in the day. It then turns itself into a fantastic dance area. There is also a minstrel’s gallery which offers an excellent area for your photographer to take shots of your big day.

250 Venue Capacity

140 Dining Capacity

130 sqm Room

Floor Plans

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The Croughton Room

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The Aynho Room

The Aynho Room hosts the bar and more relaxed occasional seating area - a great place for mingling during the Reception and an excellent vantage point for those who wish to sit and watch the throng without feeling left out.

250 Venue Capacity

130 sqm Room

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The Anyho Room

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Featuring beautiful arrow slit windows, natural 2 foot thick stone walls, exposed beams and log fires. Inside is as beautiful as outside - wood and slate floors, solid oak furniture with leather sofas with candles in the alcoves and fairy lights on the beams.

The Dressing Room

The Dressing Room is a relaxing, luxurious space designed for the bride and her entourage to get ready in. Alternatively, the bride may wish to hire The Dressing Room for a half day after the ceremony and use it as a place to escape to and refresh her makeup etc.

10 Person Capacity

The Grounds

Set in 250 acres of beautifully tranquil landscaped grounds, The Great Barn offers stunning views over rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Stroll beneath our majestic beech trees or use the bridges over our lakes to provide fantastic back drops for your wedding photos.

Take a little time for yourselves in capturing the most important day of your lives by exploring our grounds during the run-up to your wedding and find the perfect spot for that romantic picture.

The Great Barn has ample car parking facilities for over 300 cars. Cars can be left over night at the owners risk and picked up in the morning.

250 Acres of land

 3 lakes 

Grounds Map

 

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