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Barn Wedding Venue Norfolk


Funky Norfolk Weddings

West Lexham is a gorgeous Georgian manor estate nestled in 21 acres of private sweeping lawns, magical woodland, wildflower meadows and beautiful manicured gardens. Mixed with historic converted farm buildings we have a wedding venue that simply put ‘stands out’. 

Have your reception in our newly converted funky ‘argi-chic’ barn or in a funky tipi overlooking the lake. For exclusive use we can accommodate up to 70 people on the estate in an eclectic mix of executive ensuite rooms, beautiful tree houses, cool cottages, cosy yurts and bohemian glamping.

We hope that we offer the ideal Barn wedding venue in beautiful Norfolk countryside. We have kept our Barn's traditional beams, the original brick arches and flint walls, but added contemporary polished concrete floors, gloriously glazed openings and colour-change, hand made lighting. You can hold a beautiful ceremony in here or simply feast and dance in style. The garden is right outside for drinks, BBQs and sunshine.

Norfolk Weddings in Wellies – Marquee & Tipi Receptions

On one of the manors most beautiful and romantic settings we have a choice of marquee and tipis for 50 to 150 guests. Set on the manor lawns and at the edge of our sparkling boating lake you can boast and toast in this magical spot. Carry on in canvas and nature and have your own exclusive wedding glamping, tree houses and yurts accommodation for your guests. 

Flexible Wedding Venue

Our wedding Barn is a fabulously flexible space. 24m long by nearly 8 wide, it is perfect for a party of up to 140. There are a number of ways to set out the tables as you prefer and some room for a dancefloor or the ceremony. We hand made our tables from the doors of the Barn, with hand turned barley twist legs and paired them with most stylish and colourful chairs we could find. Alternatively we can hire in round tables or any other tables if you have a specific vision.

If you have a wedding of less than 80 you can pull the sliding doors across to make the Barn into two sections. This way you can have a dining room (12 x 7.8m) and go through to a dancefloor and sitting room (11.5 x 7.8m) with log burning stoves.

Connecting rooms

Either way there are two sunny conservatories (4 x 4m) to create a themed entrance hall, extra dancefloor, chill out area, photo booth or whatever you can dream up. Huge sliding glass doors allow light to pour in both sides of the barn and create a great flow inside and out if you want to create a garden party feel.

The double height entrance hall with original beams and hand made lighting can also themed. It has three large loos including an access loo. The whole barn and garden is wheel chair friendly, please let us know if you need anything in particular to assist any of your guests.

Funky Lighting

Take advantage of our beam lighting and hand made copper lights to create the perfect atmosphere. We have a colour-change LED programmer that can mix any colour of your choice and even arrange colours in automatic sequence. Please feel free to bring your own lighting as well, fairy lights and disco lights all help to set the scene. We are happy to help out and suggest ideas.

The food of love

The Barn kitchen is fully equipped to cater for 140 guests to the highest standards. You might not go in there much so might not care that it is stylishly fashioned out of reclaimed science cabinets, but it is. We work closely with the best local caterers to be able to offer you literally anything that you can think up. We are happy to go through this with you and/or put you in touch with the caterers directly. If you have someone special in mind to cook for you who you would rather use then we can help arrange that too.

Outdoor weddings

The Barn Garden is perfect for a sunny drinks party, a BBQ outdoor meal or pizza making. If your dream is to have a meal outside in the sun without a marquee this is the perfect place. If it does rain it is easy to move everything inside, as it can be equipped for both eventualities. Of course you are more than welcome to sue the wider gardens for eating, drinking and merriment as well. Woodland weddings and ceremonies under trees have something magical about them, we feel.

Music is the food of love!

Bring your own live bands or DJs for your first dance and ensuing revelry. We can make recommendations if needed. There are a number of ways to arrange the music and dancing which we are happy to help with including sound systems and technical support. Music in the Barn can carry on until 11pm, after which the Village Hall is perfect for an after party.

Wedding Accommodation

We can accommodate up to 95 guests on site. Have a look at our accommodation page to see the luxury en-suites bedrooms, holiday cottages, treehouses and bell tents.

Helping Hands

You will have the personal services of a West Lexham Wedding Co-ordinator - supported by an experienced team of events and estate managers. Our background in festivals, corporate events and party planning mean we are always happy to help you with the personal touches ad twists to add a special something to your big day. We have formed close relationships with local specialist suppliers from marquee / tipi hire, photography, local food producers, local musicians and performers from across the spectrum, wedding vehicle hire, well-known local hotels, B&B’s…. everything from the start to finish of your wedding can be personalised to your requirements.

Book your wedding at West Lexham

If you are interested in holding your a wedding at West Lexham.Please email team@westlexham.org  to discuss your specific requirements or just call us on 01760 755602 for a chat. When you have your wedding at West Lexham become part of the family and part of something bigger. An experiment in living and re-aquainting ourselves with nature; an open hearted approach, turning sustainability into thriveabilty as we experience how wonderful life can be. More about us.

Please check out our Wedding brochure for prices.

 

Barn Weddings Include:

  • Wedding breakfast & party for up to 140
  • Stylish accommodation for up to 95
  • Heritage building with contemporary twist
  • Set in 21 acres of gardens for outdoor ceremonies
  • A minute walk from the ancient Chruch
  • Heated & powered by renewable energy
  • Double height, LED colour change dancefloor
  • Full catering kitchen, with BBQ & pizza oven in garden
  • Multi-coloured vintage chairs & hand made tables
  • Or select the furniture of your choice
  • Music until 11pm (afterparty in Village Hall for residents)
  • Exceptional catering to your exacting tastes
  • Extensive wine list or BYO option
  • Option to bring your own caterers
  • All water is mineral from our chalk spring
  • Gardens, Boating Lake, Tennis Court

Reviews

“Just wanted to write to thank you and your team for all your work on our special day. The site was incredible, and everything you guys did was great. Laura and Ian were really responsive to our needs and made it all run really smoothly despite our occasionally chaotic organisational skills.
All the guests still rave about how amazing the site was, and we're still regularly being told it was peoples 'best wedding ever'.”

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