The Reception

Swallow Barn

Swallow Barn comfortably seats 110 guests and is the perfect location for a relaxed country wedding reception. It is a traditional Linhay barn that has been lovingly restored and has an understated rustic elegance, with plenty of windows that allow light to flood in.

The barn’s wood-burner provides warmth if there’s an evening chill in the air and with the fairy lights and hanging tea-light lanterns creates a magical romantic atmosphere. The elevated stage area works well for the top table and afterward for a band or DJ.

The stone walls provide a characterful backdrop, looking wonderful with minimal decorations, but also offer the opportunity to stamp your own style with dramatic decorations. If you’re stuck for ideas, we can help.

The Corn Barn

The Corn Barn is an open fronted Linhay Stone Barn. It is a versatile second covered Reception Area and can be used for drinks, games, nibbles and grazing tables.

Outside Space

Swallow Barn opens out onto a large grass bank where guests can mix over a glass of bubbly, or play games before the meal.

With guests fed and watered the evening entertainment gets under way. Whether it’s a band, disco or ceilidh, guests will love the space and ambiance of the barn.

Outside, alongside the atmospherically uplit Swallow Barn, sit down around the fire pit and enjoy its warmth whilst taking in the Dartmoor views and later on the stars.

Food and Drink

You are free to bring in your own suppliers and caterers. We can recommend local caterers, whether its a silver service plated meal, hog roast or street food style catering van.  There are fantastic local options to cater for a wide range of styles and tastes and prices.

There are 2 bar options for you to choose from.

  • The first is you provide the welcome drinks tipple, toast wine and the wine for the meal (up to the equivalent of a bottle (37.5 cl) per adult) for which there is no corkage charge, and we provide a well stocked reasonably priced pay bar for the evening entertainment.
  • The second option is you buy all the alcohol and pay a flat rate corkage fee of £500 and we run the bar for you with your drinks.

And so to bed….

When carriages depart you can wend your way up the track to the secluded off-grid love nest, where you can sit under the stars by the fire pit after the excitement of the day and enjoy some well earnt time alone together.

Then in the morning meet up with friends and family and carry on the celebrations…