VENUE SPOTLIGHT: Bassmead Manor Barns
Tell us about Bassmead Manor Barns venue: Bassmead Manor Barns has been owned by the Squire Family since 1845 and is a large moated farmstead containing a Grade II Listed farmhouse and numerous barns. A setting of choice for wedding ceremonies, the wonderful Rickety Barn is 300 years old, and has the capacity for 150 guests underneath its exposed beams and wrought iron chandeliers. Wedding breakfasts take place in the open plan space of the timber-framed Bridge Barn which overlooks the picturesque gardens. The setting provides a delightful contemporary feel and is a warm and welcoming area where guests can be served reception drinks and canapés.
Dove Cottage is an idyllic honeymoon suite and is located at the eastern end of the long barn and boasts a secluded patio area which benefits from views of the moat and morning sunshine.
What unique features does your venue offer couples? At the most beautiful barn wedding venue in East Anglia you can have it all. You’ll be able to tie the knot in the old converted barn wedding venue and celebrate in style, in our chic, contemporary Barns. They’re yours exclusively for the day; so relax and enjoy every moment. You’ll also have sumptuous menus to choose from and a skilled wedding catering team that will cater to your every need - as well as a place to retire to at the end of the night, to mark the close of your perfect wedding day - Your day, your way
The stunning barn wedding venue is the perfect blank canvas for you to express your personalities. You can keep things simple or really go to town - the choice is yours. The neutral palette lends itself to any colour scheme or wedding theme. So whether you’re hoping to achieve a rustic romance, contemporary elegance, or a whimsical wonderland, you can! The great thing about the venue is that it’s already beautiful. So you won’t need to add lots of decor, unless you want to of course.
Can you have a legal ceremony at your venue, if so tell us about the options? You’ll have exclusive use of our rustic and romantic Rickety Barn to get married in. This affectionately named, timber barn is full of character of its own, but can be dressed with pompoms, bunting, or lovely flowers if you wish. The barn has a civil ceremony licence for up to 150 guests, plus the wedding couple, registrars and witnesses.
What exciting things do Bassmead Manor Barns have planned for 2017? Bassmead Manor Barns has been awarded with the prestigious title of Countryside Wedding Venue at The Wedding Industry Awards 2017. Through a combination of feedback and judge’s opinion, we triumphed over seven other regional winners to be crowned best in the country.
Form more details you can contact Bassmead Manor Barns via their website or call on 01234 86006.
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