Stone Barn FAQ
CAN WE HAVE A CIVIL WEDDING?
Yes, we are licensed for 120 guests in the main stone barn however a further 40 can be seated in the adjoining Dutch Barns. We also have a charming oak pavilion set in the grounds of Stone Barn with a license for 160 guests, should you wish to hold an open air civil ceremony.
WHO IS THE LOCAL REGISTRAR?
The Gloucestershire Registration Service. They are contactable as follows:
CAN WE HAVE A CHURCH WEDDING?
There are lots of churches local to Stone Barn, so if you choose to get married in a church, you can still use the barn as your venue for your reception, wedding breakfast and evening party.
DO YOU OFFER OUTDOOR CEREMONIES?
We have a stunning oak pavilion set in the grounds of Stone Barn with a license for 160 guests, should you wish to hold an open air civil ceremony.
WHAT IS YOUR CLOSING TIME?
Many venues will close around midnight, just when everyone is really enjoying the party. At Stone Barn your hire period runs until 1 a.m., so it's only then that your music will stop and the bar will close.
WHAT IS YOUR DINING CAPACITY?
The Dutch Barns will accommodate up to 194 people for dinner.
DO YOU HAVE OUTDOOR HEATERS?
We have outdoor fire pits for guests to keep warm (or toast marshmallows).
ARE THE BARNS WARM?
We have advanced underfloor heating, roaring fires and candles for both warmth and atmosphere.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS A POWER CUT?
At Stone Barn we have an oil powered generator so if the National Grid goes down we have you covered and the party will go on!
DO YOU HAVE ON-SITE ACCOMMODATION?
While there is no accommodation on site, there is plenty of excellent accommodation very nearby so your guests will have no problem getting to and from the wedding. Please see our Accommodation page for recommendations.
WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT MUSIC?
There are several options for music. You are welcome to plug in your own iPod playlist (we have a lighting and sound system), you could hire a DJ and DJ equipment, a live band or indeed a combination of all three.
CAN WE BRING OUR OWN FLOWERS & DECORATIONS?
The barn is yours for the day and you can decorate it as you wish. We have our own decoration packages to get you started, and a list of trusted local suppliers in our Wedding Directory.
CAN WE USE OUR OWN CATERERS?
The feast is a key element of any special occasion and we are passionate about delivering all our events to an extremely high standard, so we take care of all food and drink in-house. Our excellent team of in-house chefs freshly prepares all food served and you can choose from a range of excellent wine, champagne, beer and spirits. All couples are encouraged to come to one of our Feast Nights, where you can taste our food and see the barn.
DO YOU HAVE A WEDDING PLANNING SERVICE?
Helping you plan and organise your day is a key part of what we do. We will support you throughout the planning process and will be there on the day to make sure everything goes smoothly. Our guests are always impressed with the level of service they receive from our on-site teams.
CAN WE CHANGE DETAILS AFTER WE HAVE AGREED THE QUOTE AND BOOKED OUR DATE?
This is your day. Whether you pick up the phone or check real-time changes to your initial quote using our intuitive online platform, we are on hand right up until the day itself to help you with anything you want or need.
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY EVENT IS CANCELLED?
On rare occasions a guest will need to cancel their event. We recommend that you get wedding insurance in case of unforeseeable circumstances:
Wedding Plan Wedding Insurance
John Lewis Wedding Insurance