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Luxurious barn and marquee wedding venue with beautiful accommodation for 40 guests in the heart of Norfolk & Suffolk.

A beautiful country house with 5* wedding accommodation for 40 of your guests. Our beautiful Grade II listed thatched Barn can hold 120 during the ceremony. The great hall of White dove barn can seat 120 guests for the wedding breakfast. The beautiful courtyard links the barn to the views out over the hundred river valley. Invite all of your loved ones to share your English wedding at our country estate for the day.
Whether your plans are small and intimate or lavish and grand, Suffolk weddings will tailor your perfect day. Our dedicated wedding coordinator and catering team will be on hand to guide you through from the first visit all the way through to your dream wedding day.

Our weddings allow for the exclusive hire of the entire estate, allowing the wedding party to arrive at 2 p.m. the day before the wedding allowing a whole day to prepare and dress the venue in your own style and theme.

Your guests can arrive at their own leisure either the day before or on the wedding day. The wedding party will depart at 12 p.m. the day after the wedding allowing you a pleasant morning with family and friends. We offer various accommodation packages to suit your wedding requirements.

We hold a wedding licence allowing you to marry at the venue. White dove barn is licensed for 120 people seated for the ceremony.

If you would like to hold a larger wedding we also have a license for 180 guests to be present for the wedding ceremony in the great hall and then out to a large marquee or Tipi in the grounds for the wedding breakfast and evening function.

We have an amazing caterer, chosen for they're experience, talent and use of local produce.
Our caterer has been catering for large parties and weddings for many years and brings with them, not only a wealth of catering experience, but a wealth of experience in organising large events and weddings with the focus on each couples personal taste.

There is an extensive menu to chose from: Three course set menus, Barbecue set menus, cold and hot buffet, Hog Roast and Wood fired Pizzas. There is something to suit every taste and pocket!

Come and visit us for tour of the venue and an informal chat to go through your requirements. We are hear to listen and help you achieve all of your wedding dreams.


Type of Cuisine:

We have an extensive menu that you can choose from : A three course set menu, a barbecue set menu, and a hot & cold buffet Hog Roast. The menus provide you with a fixed food price for your day and include all waiting costs, cutlery, glassware, crockery and table linen, there really are no hidden costs whatsoever.

Features

Features

Minimum guestsNo
Maximum guests250
Ceremony / ReceptionBoth
AccommodationYes
Bridal suiteYes
ParkingYes
Licensed barYes
Late licensed barYes
Disco facilitiesNo
FloristNo
Asian wedding specialistsYes
External caterersNo
Venue type: Barn, Bridge, Country House, Marquee, Wine Bar
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Location

Location

White Dove Barns
White Dove Barns, Marsh Farm Estate, Hulver Road, Ellough,
Beccles
Suffolk
NR34 7TP
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Directions

Traveling from London
From London take the A12 towards chelmsford.
Past turnings to Southwold, Wangford.
Take the left turn B1127 to Beccles (Heliport).
Carry on the B1127 through Henstead and on to Hulver Street.
Take the second left signposted Hulver Road.
Continue for ½ mile past the first set of houses.
Continue past the turning to Warren's lane.
After 300 yards you will see a large pond with a fountain and a post and rail fence and a sign for Marsh Farm. Turn left into the gravel driveway of Marsh Farm travel down the right hand side of the driveway and park beside the black barn.


Traveling from Norwich
From Norwich take the A146 towards Lowestoft.
Continue on the A146 past Beccles.
Continue straight over at the Worlingham roundabout.
At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit B1127 Copland way signposted to Hulver and Henstead.
At the next roundabout take the 1st exit to Hulver.
Take the 2nd right hand turning signposted Hulver Road.
Travel for ½ mile past the first set of houses.
Continue past the right hand turning to Warren's lane.
After 300 yards you will see a large pond with a fountain and a post and rail fence and a sign for Marsh Farm. Turn left into the gravel driveway of Marsh Farm travel down the right hand side of the driveway and park beside the black barn.


Traveling from Lowestoft
From Lowestoft take the A12 towards Ipswich.
Travel through Kessingland on the A12.
Take the right hand turning B1127 to Beccles (Heliport).
Carry on the B1127 through Henstead and on to Hulver Street.
Take the second left signposted Hulver Road.
Continue for ½ mile past the first set of houses.
Continue past the turning to Warren's lane.
After 300 yards you will see a large pond with a fountain and a post and rail fence and a sign for Marsh Farm. Turn left into the gravel driveway of Marsh Farm travel down the right hand side of the driveway and park beside the black barn.

Make sure it takes you towards Weston and doesn't direct you to Mutford on Hulver Road as this is the wrong direction.


Rail Service

The nearest train station to the venue is Beccles. You can travel direct from London Liverpool Street to Beccles via Greater Anglia Trains, visit GREATER ANGLIA website.

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Family member

Stunning Romantic Venue

Excellent suitable accommodation for us all, and a romantic fairytale venue for our son and his wife’s wedding. Everything was perfect, food quality outstanding, staff professional and the views from all the wedding barn and rooms just stunning. Highly recommended by us all , very highly rate the manager Sam....

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November 2017.
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Family member

Just one word ,Amazing

Paula Canham March 2016...

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April 2017.
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Supplier

An absolute beautiful venue. A Light and airy barn

An absolute beautiful venue. Light and airy with stunning beams, definitely one of my favourites!...

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April 2017.
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Wedding guest

we love it so secluded and romantic

Have been hear before we love it so secluded and romantic we had a great night With evryone cant wait to go back rick...

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April 2017.
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Supplier

A beautiful venue and fantastic people to work for

A beautiful venue and fantastic people to work with. Thank you so much for making us so very welcome on Sunday for Hannah & Aarons wedding. DJ Paul Allen Wedding Services...

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April 2017.

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