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Essex Barn @ The White Hart

The feel

The Essex Barn is a magnificent building in the grounds of The White Hart, Great Yeldham. Situated on the Essex/Suffolk border surrounded by the tranquil British countryside. The spacious barn can host up to 200 guests offering the option of either a small and intimate gathering or large and lavish celebration.

This traditional barn offers a successful combination of old and new themes, creating a contemporary yet warm atmosphere. The open mezzanine floor creates an idyllic setting for your ceremony and the main barn is romantic and welcoming for your meal and evening celebrations. Your wedding breakfast will be cooked and prepared by our 2AA Rosette team of chefs, who pride them selves in fresh produce delivered daily. The serving staff are professional and discreet giving you both reassurance that your wedding breakfast will be one to remember.

There is also a bridal preparation room in the main building for the bride and her bridesmaids to use as they prepare for the day. In the barn the Bride has her own bathroom too where she can freshen up throughout the day. The Barn further boasts 11 en-suite bedrooms, finished to Four AA Gold Star standard for you and your closest friends and family to retire to following all your celebrations.


Alcohol License
Buffet Meal Facilities
Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Entertainment License
Evening Reception Facilities
Exclusive Use
Live Band Facilities
Onsite Catering
200 capacity


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Julie H

1 Aug 2019

We got married in Mauritius, but wanted a celebration dinner with our family and friends. The venue was stunning, the food fabulous and the staff very curteous. We chose our…

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Sharon H

28 Jul 2019

Our daughter and son in law got married here on the 28th July. From start to finish we could not fault it. The staff Abi Laura Tony and all their…

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28 Jul 2018

We had our wedding at The Essex Barn on Saturday 28th July and it was everything we had dreamed of. We decorated it ourselves on the Friday and then had…

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Elise Hughes

14 Apr 2015

I could not recommend the White Hart more as a venue. Laura and her team were professional and attentive throughout the entire wedding planning process, and will be as involved…

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Tara & Matthew

9 May 2012

I know this may be very much after the event but I don’t think I ever really thanked you for making our wedding day so special! Although it was absolutley…

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Is your venue licensed for ceremonies inside and outside?
The Essex Barn offers only an indoor ceremony space with a seamless blend of old and new, this traditional style barn benefits from loving and stylish renovation, creating a unique and inviting space. The beautiful country surroundings and garden can however be utilised for drinks receptions and are the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs.
How many people can you accommodate for dining?
Essex Barn can accommodate up to 140 guests for a sit down Wedding Breakfast.
Are there bedrooms for overnight accommodation?
Overnight accommodation is available across 12 bedrooms and our stunning Honeymoon Suite.


Essex Barn @ The White Hart
Great Yeldham

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Essex Barn @ The White Hart

Essex Barn @ The White Hart