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About Cripps Barn wedding venue

Cripps Barn is an 18th-Century Cotswold stone barn wedding venue in a lovely, isolated position by the Coln Valley in Gloucestershire. We offer both indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies.

We offer free camping on site, and there is also plenty of accommodation nearby including self-catering cottages, lovely pubs with rooms and B & Bs, as well as boutique and spa hotels.

You will see from the Customer letters on our website that we cook amazing yet uncomplicated food using the best possible ingredients, and that we have great staff who will look after you fantastically well but in a relaxed and informal atmosphere that some have described as the antidote to the stuffy hotel wedding.

We're very up front with our prices. We give you the opportunity to complete an online quote which gives an accurate idea of costs, before you book or view the barn. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to have a look round.

Additional details:

The barn will accommodate 10 round tables, each of which seats a maximum of 10 people. There is also an attached purpose built Oak Room which is beautifully fairy-lit and has wonderful views of the Cotswold countryside. This will seat up to 150 people on round tables.

We are really proud of our food: We cook great, open fire meals on our 8-spit rotisserie or our giant BBQ (try googling "Godgrilla"), which can accommodate 5 whole lambs. If that sounds like too much meat, we love catering for vegetarian and vegan guests (and entire weddings) with our expertise in mediterranean and middle-eastern food.

Type of Cuisine:

Rotisserie and BBQ


Cripps Barn Features

Minimum guests10
Maximum guests150
Ceremony / ReceptionBoth
Bridal suiteNo
Licensed barYes
Late licensed barYes
Disco facilitiesYes
Asian wedding specialistsNo
External caterersNo
Venue type: Barn

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Cripps Barn Location

Cripps Barn
Fosscross Lane, Bibury
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Directions to Cripps Barn

Postcode: GL7 5BA

Directions by car:

From Cirencester take the B4425 to Bibury, then just before Bibury turn sharp left sign-posted Fosscross and Chedworth, reaching the Cripps track on the left after 1.3 miles.

From Oxford take the A40 west then, 1 mile after Burford turn left on the B4425 to Bibury. On leaving Bibury, take the right fork to Fosscross and Chedworth, with the Cripps track 1.3 miles on your left.

By train:

Kemble Station (Swindon – Cheltenham line) is 8.7 miles

Charlbury Station (Paddington-Oxford-Worcester line) is 18.2 miles

Swindon Station is 23.7 miles


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Choosing your venue was the best decision

You will understandably hear this all the time, but Friday was truly the best day of our lives and that wouldn’t have been the case without the professionalism, precision and all round brilliance of all of the team at Cripps. The food was beyond amazing and everyone has told us...

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May 2018.
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Fabulous wedding at Cripps Barn

We had the most fabulous wedding at Cripps Barn. The whole planning process was such a dream and everyone at Cripps was so helpful. There is a fabulous system where all emails, ideas and requests are kept online so you can easily keep track of your day and your spending....

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May 2018.
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Happy despite the rain

We fell in love with Cripps Barn the moment we walked through the door. The atmosphere and character oozes from every stone and corner - the warming smell of wood smoke is so rustic and welcoming, it will forever remind us of our wedding day! When our day came it...

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April 2018.
Wedding Guest


Amazing day and memories

We had the most perfect day that we wouldn’t have changed for the world. Cripps team were so helpful from start to finish. They made the whole planning process easy and the online system for communication and tracking was very useful. The venue itself is just beautiful, you feel...

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April 2018.
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Everyone raved about the food

HUGE thanks to you and all the staff at Cripps Barn and the catering team. We had an incredible day which will be talked about for a very long time. Everyone raved about the food (including my uncle that ran a pub/restaurant for 40 years) and the venue saying it...

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February 2018.
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