Lains Barn


Set against the picturesque backdrop of the North Wessex Downs’ rolling hills, Lains Barn has all the beauty and benefits of the countryside, while being incredibly well-connected, transport-wise.

About us

Lains is a family-run venue. We have over 50 years’ experience in catering, weddings, events and venues. Together with our incredible team, we offer our couples a wealth of knowledge and support to ensure your special day runs perfectly. You can always expect a warm reception when you pay a visit to Lains; we pride ourselves on our friendly approach and passion for what we do.

The Barn

Getting Here

Close to the ancient market town of Wantage, the barn is within a short distance of both the M4 and M40, and less than one hour from London via train (the journey takes around 40 mins from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway, followed by a less-than-10-minute drive).

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Invite Everyone

Want all your friends and family there for your special day? No problem! The main barn can seat up to 170 guests and 200 standing, making Lains perfect for the ceremony, reception and dancing.

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“If you are looking for a venue who will provide you with peace of mind, a fantastic service and amazing food look no further! This place ticks all the boxes! We are so happy we chose Lains Barn and couldn't recommend highly enough!...”

Alis & James, September 2021

Party Time

On the subject of dancing, our unique location allows for the party to go on late into the night. We have no noise restrictions and can offer an extended licence until 1 or 2am for those night owls among you; please just drop us a line for rates.

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The Details

Following an initial visit, we will provide you with a quote that includes exclusive use of the barn and its grounds, as well as customisable menus crafted by our in-house team of talented chefs; from family-style sharing plates to fine dining, we have feasts to suit all tastes. Your quote will also include a dedicated events manager.

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Want to chat about having your wedding at Lains? Just give us a call or pop us a message with more details to book in a viewing. In the meantime, feel free to check out our brochure for further details. There are never any hidden extra costs – our prices include dinnerware, glasses, chairs, tables and table service!

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