Venue Hire for 15-120 Headcount

Barnutopia is perfect for day (accommodation optional) or residential events of all kinds and is licensed for wedding ceremonies. For 15-120 headcount, our assisted DIY event package includes exclusive use countryside barn venue and glamping village. Stunning rural location. Check above for availability. Scroll down for more details and pricing. Send an enquiry via form for a detailed quote or try our Build your own wedding or event package widget.

Venue, Barns, Outdoor Spaces & Accommodation
Exclusive hire for 2 nights, entire venue, licensed for marriage ceremonies, with luxury glamping yurts & cabins (with beds, linen, power, light, heating, free WiFi) and campsite (no EHU), event barn, outdoor ceremony spaces, event staff (over 15 headcount formal events only), cash bar or BYO alcohol (no corkage) and dance floor, hay bale seating (weather permitting), 600W Bluetooth speaker(s) for playlists, outdoor seating, picnic tables & parasols, indoor/outdoor Dutch barn with fire pits and firewood.

3 well equipped self-catering kitchens, bathroom block with unlimited hot water for showers, private car-park for around 25 vehicles (and more on campsite). Private dressing room/bathroom on event day day up to 6 pm (weddings/vow renewals only).

Staff & Services
Event supervisor(s) onsite 24/7, run-through with event manager the day before, event staff on event day (over 15 headcount ceremony events only), disposal of bar and catering waste, site-wide power and Wifi.

DIY Venue Dressing & Decorations
The barn is (almost) a blank slate and you may bring your own decorations and decorate as you wish. We provide a wooden wedding arch, fairy lights in event barn, and access to our collection of barn decorations (some chair sashes, log slices, window sashes and more)

BYO Alcohol or Cash Bar
You may bring your own alcohol (no corkage) or use our cash bar. If you choose the Barnutopia bar you cannot bring your own alcohol.

Waste Disposal
Disposal of rubbish and catering waste is included in venue hire but you should take down decorations and tidy up. Decorations should be taken away if they belong to you. If you want to leave any behind, please ask us as we have limited storage space. Please leave the site as you found it.

Self-Cater or Catered
You are welcome to self-cater (not recommend for groups with more than 45 guests), hire mobile caterers or enquire about Barnutopia event catering, pricing below, for all or any part of your event.

There is no corkage if you prefer to bring your own alcohol. If you choose the Barnutopia bar, you cannot bring any alcohol.

Generally, we do not charge for children under 4 years old. We can confirm this when we know how many there are in your group. Prices shown per head inclusive of VAT.

Sometimes chosen for the morning of your wedding or main event.

  • Continental breakfast. Croissants, pain au chocolat, hot bread rolls, ham, cheese, cucumber slices, butter, jam, tea, coffee, orange juice.

Often chosen for the day of departure. One choice per day. Choose from:

  1. English pancake breakfast. Cereal selection, original recipe homemade pancakes and syrups, bacon, sausage, baked beans, scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast, jams, tea, coffee, orange juice
  2. American pancake breakfast. Cereal selection, American (fluffy) pancakes and syrups, smoked streaky bacon, scrambled eggs, hash browns, berries, whipped cream, toast, jams, tea, coffee, orange juice.
  3. Breakfast wraps. Cereal selection, ham, scrambled egg, cheese, salsa, spring onions, tortilla wraps, toast, tea, coffee, orange juice
  4. Other, please enquire

Soft drink alternative(s) included. Choose from:

  1. Prosecco
  2. Pimms
  3. Wine
  4. Other, please enquire.

Hot and/or cold sweet and savoury snacks served to your guests. For example:

  • Meatballs with spicy tomato chutney or dip
  • Sliced beef and caramelised red onion on a baguette
  • Cucumber with mozzarella, sun-dried tomato and basil
  • Cucumber with Morrocan hummus and raisin (vegan)
  • Whipped cream cheese and pesto on cracker
  • Bruschetta with tomato and peppers (vegan)
  • Sweet potato balls (vegan) with yogurt and mint dip
  • Mini chicken sandwich with mayonnaise and mango chutney
  • Charred courgettes, vegan parmesan (or other) fresh herbs & paprika (vegan)
  • Vegetable sushi (vegan)

Choose from:

  1. Crisps and veg sticks with dips (e.g. houmous, salsa, garlic & sour cream)
  2. Baked pita with dips (e.g. houmous, salsa, garlic & sour cream)
  3. Chicken and mango salad
  4. Tomato, mozzarella and salami salad
  5. Soup (e.g. tomato and basil, vegetable, yellow split pea)
  6. Other, please enquire.

Choose from:

  • Outdoor griddle. Beef burgers, cheese slices, chicken fillets, Frankfurter (hotdog) sausages, hotdog onions in sauce, burger/hot dog buns, coleslaw, roast baby corn (or other veg), lettuce, tomato, condiments.
  • Pulled pork dinner. Pulled pork, baps, stuffing, gravy, fries, roasted vegetables, potato salad, green salad, coleslaw, sauces, condiments.
  • Chilli con carne. Meat chilli and/or vegetable chilli, rice, green salad, tortilla chips, guacamole, garlic bread, grated cheese, sour cream.
  • Chicken curry. Chicken curry, vegetable curry, rice, samosas, cucumber, yoghurt dressing, chutney & pickles, naan bread.
  • Pasta Bolognese. Pasta, bolognese sauce, grated cheese, green salad, tomato, mozzarella & red onion salad, garlic bread.
  • Pulled pork dinner. Slow-cooked pulled pork, stuffing, mashed potato, coleslaw, mozzarella & red onion salad, apple sauce, condiments.
  • Roast chicken dinner. 45 guests and under only. Boneless herby bread-crumbed chicken, stuffing, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, carrots, broccoli, cream & white wine sauce, gravy.
  • Hot & cold buffet. Hot meats (x2), potatoes/rice/pasta bake (x2), vegetables, cold salads (x4), bread rolls & butter, condiments and sauces.
  • Other, please enquire

Choose from:

  1. Lemon posset and shortbread
  2. Cake selection (e.g. Victoria sponge, chocolate cake, lemon drizzle) raspberries and cream
  3. Fruit crumble and custard
  4. Fruit salad and icecream
  5. Cheesecake, strawberries and cream
  6. Other, please enquire.

Our afternoon tea is a spread designed to replace separate starters, main course and dessert. Not a snack.

  • On table nibbles
    • Crisps
    • Olives
    • Veg rounds (e.g. cucumber, cherry tomatoes)
    • Hummus
    • Dips
  • 4 kinds sandwiches on a mix of brown and white bread. Choose from:
    • Chicken & mango chutney
    • Ham and mustard
    • Beef and horseradish
    • Tuna mayonnaise
    • Cheese & chutney
    • Cream cheese & cucumber
    • Egg mayonnaise
    • Request other
  • Savoury snacks. Varies depending on availability:
    • Pork pies
    • Sausage rolls
    • Quiche
    • Scotch eggs
    • Cheese straws
    • Request other
  • 4 baked goods. Choose from:
    • Welsh cakes, jam & cream
    • Scones. jam & cream
    • Victoria sponge
    • Chocolate cake
    • Lemon drizzle cake
    • Coffee cake
    • Brownies
    • Flapjacks
    • Lemon posset and shortbread (counts as 2)
    • Request other

On each plate:

  • Finger sandwiches (3 kinds, see choice above) on white bread
  • Salad leaf garnish
  • Sausage rolls (x2) and mini pork pie
  • Crisps
  • Welsh cake or scone, jam & cream (ready to eat)
  • Slice of cake or fairy cake (and can add wedding cake)

Half a bottle per head (adults only)

Soft drink alternative(s) included. Choose from:

  1. Prosecco
  2. Other, please enquire

Selection of cheese, crackers, butter, grapes, celery and chutney.

Generous portions. Choose from:

  1. Chilli bowl. Meat and or veg chilli with rice, grated cheese and sour cream and salad.
  2. Pizza bar. Pizza selection, coleslaw and salad.
  3. Hot dog bar. Frankfurters, buns, hotdog onions.
  4. Bacon or sausage baps. Bacon or sausage with ketchup and brown sauce in fresh bread rolls.
  5. Pulled pork baps. Pulled pork with stuffing, apple sauce and condiments
  6. Other, please enquire.

Hot supper snack

  1. Just pizza. A large selection of pizzas. Great after a night of driking.
  2. Pancake bar. Original recipe pancakes with jams, Nutella, Biscoff, squirty cream and fruit

Sturdy disposable tableware and cutlery is included for all meals except cooked breakfasts, which are served on china. You may hire our china for any of the main courses or afternoon tea choices.

Glamping Accommodation & Campsite
Venue hire is offered with or without 10 luxury glamping yurts and cabins and our tent campsite.

Tables, Chairs & Seating
You may hire our round banqueting tables, chairs, tablecloths and chair covers, and hay bales for outdoor seating (weather permitting)

Tableware & Glasses
For catering and bar services not provided by Barnutopia you may hire our vintage china crockery (plates, bowls, teacups & saucers, serving platters), cutlery, bar equipment (ice buckets, bottle openers, drip trays) and polycarbonate (safe) glassware (flutes, wine, tumblers, pint),

Photography & Videography
We strongly recommend that you hire a professional photographer if a picture record of your event is very important. We often take pictures during events to use for marketing and promotion purposes. You are welcome to copies of our images. If preferred, we can find a photographer or videographer for you and add it to your package.

Wedding Donkeys
You may hire our donkeys, Andi and Sassy for a photo opportunity. We groom and dress them in your colours and they love the attention.

Only water soluble biodegradable contetti may be used. No paper, foil or flower petals permitted. Please ASK and we can add to your package.

DJ/Band & Noise Policy
You can hire your own DJ/band in the event barn but we are mindful of noise at all times. This does not mean you can't have a good party; it just means you cannot blast at concert levels. We can outsource a disco/DJ and add it to your package.

Shropshire Registrar
Barnutopia is licensed for wedding ceremonies. You should give notice of marriage in your district and book a Shropshire registrar to conduct your ceremony. You have to do this yourselves.

Damage Deposit
We reserve the right to charge a damage deposit of £1,000 payable one week before your event. It is returnable within one week of your event assuming there is no damage.

Our new Build Your Own Wedding (or Event) Package widget allows you to create your own package. If you prefer, send an enquiry and we can recommend a package for you. Pricing depends on:

  • High, mid or low season
  • Weekend or midweek
  • Headcount
  • With or without accommodation
  • Add-ons selected
  • With or without catering

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