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 Weddings in The Barn


The Crown & Thistle is a historic, homely and delightfully eclectic venue for both intimate and informal weddings, blessings and civil ceremonies. Our two characterful function rooms, The Barn and the Minstrels Gallery can be hired separately or together.

We love creating a day that’s as individual as you are, which tells your story and embraces every guest.

Our wedding coordinators’ attention to detail is legendary, creating bespoke weddings and celebrations, and delivering flawlessly on the big day.

With a bespoke approach, our job is to ensure your day is truly unforgettable, from ‘I do’ to the bridal suite.


make a Wedding enquiry


One of our team would be happy to answer any questions that you may have regarding holding your wedding with us at The Crown & Thistle.


Venue Hire


We want to make your big day as special as possible and will be on hand from start to finish to ensure your day is memorable for all the right reasons.

Included within the venue hire:

  • Your own dedicated wedding coordinator

  • PA system: Hand held microphone and speaker system for background music

  • Your own personal maître d’ on the day of your wedding

  • Use of our cake stand and knife

  • White table linen and napkins

  • Full staffing

  • Private Bar

  • Discounted hotel rates for guests (if 9 or more rooms are booked)

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Room Hire for both The Barn and the Minstrels Gallery - Saturday (all day) £825


Food and Drink


Our chefs are dedicated to culinary excellence, and will create unique and sumptuous food, using the best ingredients, for your celebrations. Whether it’s a 3 course Wedding Breakfast, or a buffet for your Reception, we are here to create a package bespoke to your day. From welcome drinks and wines at the table through to the all-important Champagne toast we can help you make the perfect selection from our cellars.

Our food and drink packages are designed to give you the ultimate flexibility on a day that is completely unique to you. Choose which elements you would like; whether it’s the full package, or a mix of items from across our Classic, Premium and Diamond range, the choice is yours.

Wedding Breakfast Sample Menus




Finished to a superb standard, no two bedrooms are alike at The Crown & Thistle, with flashes of exposed brickwork, original beams and rich wallpapers created by British designers.

Sympathetically decorated and comfortably furnished, each of our 18 air-conditioned guest rooms offers the usual amenities as well as some exceptional extras.

Free superfast WiFi and a tempting room service menu complete the package.

Complete your wedding at The Crown & Thistle with an area in our restaurant the next morning to enjoy breakfast with all your guests reminiscing on the big day!

Find our more about staying at The Crown & Thistle


Make a Wedding Enquiry


One of our team would be happy to answer any questions that you may have regarding holding your wedding with us at The Crown & Thistle.


Our Wedding Brochure