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Bartholomew Barn


Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Exclusive Use
100 capacity

The feel

The beautiful rustic barn venue, near Petworth, is set in stunning Sussex countryside, providing an idyllic setting for your rural romance.

The venue provides you with all your need for your special day in one place. You can hold both your civil ceremony and reception at the venue, indulging in delicious food. Enjoy your own private retreat in the potting shed. This pretty space, complete with a bathroom, is also ideal for you and your guests to use throughout the day to refresh yourselves.

Full of natural beauty

One thing you’ll love about Bartholomew Barns is its natural beauty. In the spring, you’ll find a blanket of gorgeous bluebells adorning the setting and gardens full of floral delights. While in the cooler months the landscape looks equally stunning, with rich, warm autumn leaves on the trees and glistening frosts.

The perfect civil ceremony

Your civil ceremony will be held in our romantic, restored barn. The old brick walls and countryside location give the barn an intimate and relaxed feel, perfect for you and up to 100 guests.

Your charming drinks reception

After you’ve said ‘I do’, your guests will be able to exit the barn through the double doors, which lead out onto the courtyard. With its pretty fishpond and countryside views, the courtyard is a fabulous place in which to enjoy your drinks reception. Suitable for any season, you’ll find umbrellas providing shade for sun drenched days and patio heaters for those crisper autumn and winter afternoons. If you’d prefer to hold your drinks reception in a marquee, we’d be more than happy to accommodate your request.

A barn fit for a feast

Your wedding breakfast will be served back in the gorgeous barn, where there is seating for up to 100 wedding guests. For larger guest numbers, we also have a marquee available which can adjoin the barn and seat a further 100 guests.

A smaller open sided barn that runs the length of the courtyard is also available for use throughout the day. It makes a great spot for hog roast, or perhaps setting up a photo booth or creating your own whisky and cider bar at night.

Bartholomew Barn are delighted to announce that they are now taking bookings for show rounds. To arrange your private show round, please call 01403 330049.


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Emily Reid

4 Aug 2017

Absolutely beautiful venue with lovely owner. Frances was so helpful with answering any questions we had and helping to get things set up for our big day. Bartholomew Barn was…

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Becky and Peter

29 Jun 2017

Myself and Peter couldn’t be happier with our wedding at Bartholomew Barn at the beginning of June! A perfect venue for a rustic wedding, in the most beautiful location. Thank…

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Helen and Richard

21 May 2017

Thank you so much, Frances for an incredible wedding last week. Myself and Ben couldn’t have hoped for a more beautiful venue and your expertise and loveliness made it utterly…

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Emma Macpherson

18 May 2017

Simply perfect wedding venue – and wonderfully helpful hosts.

Georgina Dacosta

11 Jul 2016

A little piece of heaven!! Truly the most beautiful venue. Thank you so much to Frances for your relaxed and friendly approach, and making us feel so welcome. Thoroughly recommend…

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Sally Schofield

3 Jul 2016

100% recommend this venue! My Husband and I got married three years ago at Bartholomew Barn and we absolutely LOVED every minute of our special day, we had our wedding…

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Mr & Mrs Taylor

2 Oct 2015

Our wedding at bartholomew barn was 4 weeks ago tomorrow and we are still on a high with how amazing it was. The barn and the grounds are beautiful, all…

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Nic Crilly-Hargrave and Helen Alexander

25 Aug 2013

We had out wedding at Bartholomew Barn and it was one of the most perfect places to celebrate it. Organising a wedding from Australia is particularly difficult but owner Frances…

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Emma and Eddie

27 Sep 2006

What a fantastic venue! The Barn is perfect, rustic and charming and the gardens are stunning. Set with fields surrounding you truly are away from everything. Frances, the owner, really…

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Bartholomew Barn
Bartholomew Hurst
RH14 0LN

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01403 330049

Bartholomew Barn