Lains Barn

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Here at Lains we provide you with a bespoke quote that includes exclusive use of the barn and grounds, plus our in-house team of talented chefs at your service offering customisable menus to suit all tastes, from hog roasts and sharing plates to traditional fine dining. Our fully licensed and staffed bar is equipped with a range of ales, ciders, beers and spirits provided by Arkell’s brewery, while our wine cellar is stocked with the best wines and champagnes. Just get in touch with more details or pay us a visit for a personalised quotation. In the mean time, check out our brochure for guide prices. There are never any hidden extra costs – our prices include dinnerware, glasses, chairs, tables and table service!

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Here at Lains, we pride ourselves on a friendly and bespoke approach. If you need a little inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of recommended suppliers to make your special occasion a success.

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Can I have a civil ceremony?

You can! Lains Barn is an approved venue for civil marriage ceremonies in Wantage, Oxfordshire. The Oxfordshire Registration Service carry out the ceremonies at Lains Barn for which they make a separate charge. When you view the barn we will give you all the information you need, to allow you to make a decision about booking our venue. You can contact the Registrar to book your ceremony time on 0345 241 2489 ( option 3 ).

How many guests does Lains Barn accommodate?

Lains Barn can accommodate up to 180 seated guests.

Can I hire in external suppliers?

You are welcome to hire your chosen suppliers for elements including flowers, photography, props and more, or you may like to look at our recommended list of suppliers. All food and drink is provided by Barton House Events, who can create bespoke menus to suit your needs.

How do I book a viewing?

Just give us a ring on 01235 832 745 or email us at to book a viewing. We are available to show your around most days, including weekends, bank holidays and evenings.

Can I reserve Lains Barn for my event?

If you decide Lains Barn is the right venue for your special occasion we will give you the opportunity to put a hold on your date for 7 days. During this time, you can check the availability of the Registrar to conduct your ceremony, or your church, and of course you can come back to view again with friends and family.

Do you have disabled access?

Wheelchair access and disabled parking are available and a disabled toilet, with baby changing facilities too.

Do you offer discounts?

We offer special rates for last-minute bookings, if you’re looking to hold an event in the next couple of months. Get in touch to find out more!