Rivervale Barn can be found on the banks of the River Blackwater in Yateley, Hampshire. Built with weddings in mind, the barn venue exudes elegance and charm and makes the perfect location for your big day.
At Rivervale Barn, your day can flow effortlessly throughout the venue. Each room adjoins to one another, making every part of your celebration totally accessible in one private location. This means there is no need for additional transport and inconvenience for you and your guests.
The Ceremony Barn is the perfect place to start your celebrations. Licensed for civil ceremonies for 50 to 150 guests, the barn looks out on to the beautiful gardens as you exchange your vows. The barn’s traditional features such as the oak panelling, cathedral-style windows, oak beams and the Minstrel’s Gallery, provide a warm and romantic atmosphere.
Following the ceremony, the Reception Room is the ideal spot for a few refreshments. While you are enjoying a couple of canapés and a drink of your choice, you can look out over the spectacular Mediterranean Courtyard. Weather permitting, the courtyard and the gorgeous gardens are absolutely stunning backdrops for your all-important photographs.
The Dining Room is truly impressive and guaranteed to wow your guests. Its high ceilings and round chandeliers coupled with your own wedding theme and personal touches make the room absolutely perfect for your evening celebrations. The only thing that could rival the setting is the amazing wedding breakfast served up to you.
When the day draws to a close, the happy couple can retire to the Cornstore Cottage, Rivervale’s very own honeymoon suite. Its beautiful beams, inglenook fireplace and relaxing garden views create a luxurious space to retreat to at the end of your perfect day.
• Located just an hour from London in the northeast corner of Hampshire, bordering Berkshire and Surrey• Licensed for ceremonies and receptions for up to 150 guests• The stunning grounds feature the unique Mediterranean Courtyard• Wow-factor features throughout• Layout of the venue allows your celebration to flow seamlessly without any upheaval• Beautiful 450-year-old honeymoon cottage on site
Facilities at Rivervale Barn
Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the Country
Evening Reception Facilities
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance:
Steelasophical Wedding Steel Band for Hire
One of the highest blessings in being considered by many to be amongst the best Caribbean musical entertainers in the UK, is the opportunity to be invited to perform at the very best venues around the country. I can honestly say that this venue sits within that category. (wonderful in-house team) – A pleasure to perform here and very much highly recommended… Gary (Steelasophical Steel Band)
In 2019 we had the privilage of providing music for 2 weddings and a wedding open day. The first of those weddings was for the cousin of Mecedes Formulae One fracing driver Lewis Hamilton
The wedding barn and its dreamy features will captivate your guests as they await your arrival. The barn’s beautiful oak beams and cathedral style windows, which look out onto the stunning gardens are just some of the features you’ll find, setting the scene for your romantic nuptials.
What we offer:
Soft drinks upon guest arrival to the ceremony
Civil Ceremonies, licensed for up to 150 guests
Chairs which complement the barn’s style, and a registrar’s table are also included
Minstrel’s Gallery above the Ceremony Barn, for musicians, a choir and / or your photographer
The perfect setting for your celebration of a lifetime.
Following your romantic nuptials, you’ll be able to enjoy a joyous reception with friends and family. Making use of the Reception Barn area, adjoining gardens and courtyard, you’ll be able to enjoy yourself for hours. You and your guests will delight in our delicious canapés and drinks, experience our mouthwatering food creations as you sit down to dinner, and dance the night away.
Our luxurious damask curtains within the wedding barn keep your wedding breakfast décor a surprise for your guests during the drinks reception – and keeps the DJ, band and other entertainment set up hidden, whilst you enjoy your fine food in the Dining Barn.
The Dining Barn has beautiful oak beams entwined with fairy lights, stunning contemporary spherical chandeliers hanging above the top table, and a neutral colour scheme to complement any wedding theme.
It’s the perfect setting to enjoy a sumptuous wedding breakfast in style. Whether you choose to have soft music playing in the background, stick to the natural hustle and bustle of laughter and chatter, or even hire singing waiters; we can guarantee that with our fine food, superb event staff and relaxed meal service, you’ll have the time of your lives.
What we offer:
Seating for up to 150 guests
Tables, chairs, linen, crockery, cutlery and glassware all included in the price
Wedding breakfast décor expertly set up by the Events Team prior to your big-day
Our wedding barn not only offers beautiful interiors, it also offers glorious gardens for you and your wedding guests to enjoy. The landscaped gardens feature an array of beautiful colours that change with each season, fabulous flowers and charming trees. The garden benches, tranquil lake and the backdrop of flowers in bloom are just some of the photo spots you may like to take advantage of.
The Mediterranean style Courtyard has also been designed with beauty in mind. With its al fresco style tables and chairs, majestic copper wishing tree water feature, adorned with seasonal lemon and orange citrus trees present through the Summer months; it’s the perfect place for guests to chill out and soak up the wonderful atmosphere of your special day.
What we offer:
Mediterranean Courtyard – perfect for enjoying your drinks reception, canapés or your evening food with the choice of a firepit BBQ, hogroast or street food fare. Perfect for garden games for adults and children alike. Available throughout your day and evening
The Courtyard can be enjoyed the next morning by you if you wish to eat breakfast outdoors
Glorious Gardens – perfect for guests to mingle in and for your all important weddings photographs
We are so excited to introduce our luxurious in-house Pamper room!
It is a wonderful new addition to our beautiful barn and offers a great opportunity for you to start your preparations early here at Rivervale Barn by coming along from 09:00 to have your hair and make-up done by your professional hair and make-up artist.
The Pamper room holds up to 10 people comfortably, so plenty of room for you and your bridal party to prepare.
Galloping Gourmet are pleased to offer you complimentary tea, coffee, juice and water throughout the morning while you are being pampered. If you would like any more information on other catering we can provide during the morning, please contact the Events Team firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01252 879437.
To save you leaving your dresses in the car and going to collect them before you head to the cottage at 12:00, you could bring your dress and hang this in the pamper room, the Events Team will be happy to help move your belongings over too.
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