Winters Tale Country Barn


Winters Tale Country Barn, a Buckinghamshire Barn Venue that is hidden, but totally worth finding

Welcome to Winters Tale Country Barn, where the vibes are laid-back, and the venue is exclusively yours for creating an exceptional wedding experience in your private country haven. Nestled in the tranquil Buckinghamshire countryside, our stunning barn awaits your celebration.

Picture this: a modern, light-filled space that’s as spacious as it is beautifully decorated. It’s a canvas ready for your personal touch – add as little or as much decoration as you fancy, infusing your special day with your unique style. Whether you prefer the cozy indoors or the open outdoors, we’re licensed for civil ceremonies in both settings.

Our extensive gardens, complete with a marquee and a chill cocktail bar, provide ample room for you to revel in style. At Winters Tale, it’s not just a venue; it’s your canvas to paint the perfect wedding day.

An Exclusive Modern Barn Countryside Wedding Venue

Winters Tale Country Barn, nestled on the grounds of our gorgeous 17th Century Farmhouse. They are laid-back and family fun, and they took the time to craft theirbarn into a bright, expansive venue. The vibes? Effortlessly cool, with a vaulted ceiling and wooded features that nod to the hay barn vibes from a century ago.

They didn’t stop there – rolled out two more barns right next to the main one. These rustic beauties are exclusively for their weddings. They also have you covered with cozy yet well-equipped accommodation. And guess what? It’s all part of the venue fee. So, kick back, relex and enjoy yourself at Winters Tale Country Barn.

Get ready for a blast at this awesome barn wedding and event venue, sprawled over 300 acres of Buckinghamshire countryside! They have got stunning vibes, from extensive gardens waiting to be explored to a fully draped marquee and a cozy cocktail bar – it’s all set for a magical celebration.

And guess what? They are bringing the party with the new licensing laws in town. Now, you’ve got a whopping nine choices for your wedding ceremony – indoors or outdoors, take your pick! The only tough part? Choosing which fabulous space to say “I do.” Let the celebrations begin!

The Wedding Venue

The Hay Barn

  • Seating capacity for up to 120 guests, extending to 200 for evening celebrations
  • Mood lighting system customisable to your wedding theme
  • Included Lime Washed Chiavari Chairs, along with tables
  • A fully stocked ground floor bar with experienced and friendly staff to keep the good times flowing!

The Marquee

  • Capacity for up to 100 guests, extending to 200
  • A sizable semi-permanent structure adjacent to the barn, surrounded by a 1/3-acre garden
  • Direct access seamlessly linked to the Hay Barn
  • Opens up to the gardens, creating a perfect space for receptions or enjoyable garden games!


  • Capacity for up to 50 guests, extending to 200
  • Direct access leading straight to the Hay Barn
  • A stunning Courtyard featuring an antique hay wagon and a charming flower arch
  • Tables and chairs equipped with parasols for a comfortable and stylish setup
  • Complete the magic with twinkling fairy lights for enchanting evening celebrations!

Gallery Cocktail Bar

  • Capacity for 24 guests, extending to 200
  • An intimate gallery with a view overlooking the main barn
  • A chic Rose Gold-themed cocktail bar
  • A snug area attached, decked with comfy seating for those cozy vibes
  • Enjoy the expertise of a Cocktail ‘Mixologist’ dedicated to your event!

Ember Eve/Harvest Moon

  • Accommodation for 8 guests in cozy cottages on-site
  • A snug ambiance with access to a private garden
  • Enjoy a private balcony offering stunning sunset views
  • Features a woodburner and a luxurious roll-top bath for those chill vibes!


  • Capacity for 120 guests, extending to 200
  • Multiple garden areas for you to explore
  • Choose between the formal lawn, secret garden, and expansive fields
  • Abundant photo opportunities in the extended country grounds
  • All gardens are exclusively reserved for your event – it’s your green oasis!

The Barn

Nestled in the idyllic heart of rural Buckingham, the barn wedding venue effortlessly blends rustic charm with contemporary convenience, setting the stage for your unforgettable day. Crafted as a blank canvas, our venue spaces invite complete customisation to match your vision for the dream wedding.

Whether envisioning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, their barn and gardens serve as a captivating backdrop, ensuring your special day becomes etched in memories.

At Winters Tale Country Barn, they present a truly unique opportunity for you to shape your wedding exactly as you desire. With their extensive experience, they have expertly planned and coordinated a diverse range of ceremonies and celebrations, ensuring your wedding journey is as distinctive as you are.

Winters Tale Country Barn is an exclusive wedding venue with everything you need for the perfect wedding.

What’s Included

Winters Tale Country Barn provides everything you need to ensure your country wedding is nothing short of perfection. With a seating capacity of 120 and a total capacity of 200, including an adjoining marquee, a festoon-lit courtyard, and a lush third-acre garden, you’ll have ample space to celebrate. All the extra touches, from mood lighting and twinkling fairy lights to a cutting-edge sound system, are already in place – all you need to bring is the party spirit!

Facilities & Accommodation

  • Exclusive use of the venue and grounds from 9.30 am on the day of your wedding until 11 am the following day.
  • Access on the prior afternoon from 1 pm to 5 pm for pre-wedding setup.
  • Harvest Moon Barn & Ember Eve Barn included for the night of your wedding, also available for hire the night before for an additional charge.
  • Capacity to seat up to 120 in the Main Barn on 5ft round guest tables with limewash Chiavari chairs.
  • Large semi-permanent marquee adjoining the barn set in a third of an acre garden, perfect for garden games.
  • Fully stocked bar with card/contactless payments/cash facilities and experienced friendly bar staff.
  • All glassware included for the bar and drinks packages.
  • Rose gold-themed Cocktail Bar on the gallery with a dedicated cocktail mixologist (opens as part of the evening entertainment).
  • Comfortable ‘Chill Out’ area adjacent to the cocktail bar with low-level seating and ambient lighting.
  • Secret Garden for some quiet couple time and romantic portrait shots.
  • Spacious car park for approximately 40 vehicles (plus overflow car park available in the drier months).
  • Wheelchair access throughout the ground floor.
  • Spacious baby changing facilities.

Finishing Touches

  • Two large white cherry blossom tree canopies on display in the main barn.
  • Red aisle carpet for your ceremony.
  • Rustic log cake stand, ceremonial cake knife, round cake table with a tablecloth.
  • 2 x easels to display your wedding signage.
  • 4 x highchairs.
  • Handheld wireless microphone for speeches.
  • 2 x dropdown screens & projectors for showing your own photos and videos.
  • 2 x vintage milk churns for floral displays.
  • Vintage haycart in the courtyard as a photo backdrop (weather dependent).
  • Additional onsite décor items available to hire from us – vintage bicycle, blossom tree centrepieces, and artificial garland.

Lighting and Ambience

  • Fairy lights throughout the Barn and grounds creating a magical atmosphere.
  • Festoon lighting in our marquee & courtyard.
  • Specialist Mood Lighting System – vaulted beams lit to match your colour scheme, transforming the vibe from daytime to party in the evening.
  • State-of-the-art sound system on which to play your own online playlist. Portable Bluetooth Bose speaker for use outside/marquee.
  • Underfloor heating for the chillier months.

Extra Special Details

  • Exclusive use of the courtyard and grounds for mingling, relaxation, and photography.
  • Their Wedding Coordinators on hand to offer guidance, support, and planning advice from the time of booking.
  • Scheduled planning meetings with their Wedding Coordinators.
  • Wedding Coordinator to oversee the running of your wedding day, plus assistance with pre-wedding set up.
  • Suppliers based onsite; The Complete Wedding Package for décor hire items and Artbox Inc for your wedding signage.
  • Well-behaved animals and pets are welcome for the ceremony and photographs before departing afterwards.

Why Winters Tale Country Barn is perfect for wedding photography

As a winters tale country barn wedding photographer, I know this is a gem because it offers a wealth of variety. I have been lucky enough to photograph a wedding there, and cannot wait to return. Unlike some venues constrained by limited space, this wedding venue stands out with its expansive grounds, ensuring each shot is unique and captivating. The ample space, coupled with the beautifully maintained surroundings, guarantees that I’ll never capture the same photo twice. It’s a photographer’s dream!

Looking for a Buckinghamshire Wedding Photographer?

As a wedding photographer, my commitment lies in providing a distinctive experience, steering away from a one-size-fits-all approach. It’s about establishing a connection with the couples, delving into their priorities and preferences. Building a camaraderie allows us to become like friends, ensuring that on their big day, I seamlessly blend into the moments without any awkwardness or commotion.

Leveraging my skills and creativity, I take pleasure in crafting genuine, imaginative photographs that serve as timeless mementos. Through my photography( Check out my portfolio ), I aim to capture the joy and excitement of everyone involved, showcasing the beauty of each individual, including you! It’s not just about pictures; it’s about reliving the moments and appreciating the happiness radiating from every frame.

Thinking about getting married at Winters Tale Country Barn?

Before finalising your decision and securing your wedding day at this venue, consider scheduling a visit. Take a thorough tour, both inside and out, engage with the staff, and truly acquaint yourself with the surroundings. I do not doubt that, like me, you’ll be captivated by the many reasons to choose this venue! If you are interested in my photography services, then please check out my prices & packages, or even read a review or two!

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