Wellington Barn, Manor Farm, Calstone Wellington, Calne, SN11 8PY

FAQ

Can I use my iPhone/pod for the ceremony and wedding breakfast music?

Any device with a headphone jack that can be connected to an aux cable can be used and played through our sound system. We ask that songs are put into clearly labelled playlists and downloaded so the device can be put onto ‘Airplane’ mode.

What is the wedding breakfast?

The wedding breakfast is the first meal the bride and groom have together as a married couple. The term wedding breakfast comes from tradition of couples fasting before their wedding. The first meal the couple had together would have been ‘breaking the fast.’

What age counts as a child in your package option?

A child is aged 12 and under they will be requiring a ‘small meal’ and opting for a non-alcoholic drink. Babies and small children who do not require a meal do not need to be counted in your final numbers.

Does the bar take card payment?

Yes, we accept cash or card if payments are a minimum of £5. Unfortunately, we do not accept American Express or run tabs for guests.

What time does the bar close?

Last orders are called at 23:30 with entertainment finishing and carriages at 00:00.

Is there any accommodation?

We have 3 Luxury Shepherds Huts onsite. All three are included in our wedding packages. If privately hiring the huts or opting for the venue hire only option, they are priced at £99 per hut per night or £109 to include a breakfast hamper. There are also many nearby hotels and BnB’s, please email our events team for more information.

Can guests leave cars overnight?

Yes, we ask that cars are collected by 10am the next day.

Do the prices shown include VAT?

All prices displayed include VAT and no charges will be made for using a debit/ credit card.

How many guests can you accommodate for the day/ evening?

Wellington Barn can seat up 150 guests comfortably for dinner within the main dining room. Tables can then be added underneath the skilling area within the dining room to seat 180.

Capacity for the evening is 300 guests.

Can I visit at any time?

Due to the exclusive venue hire we offer at Wellington Barn we strongly advise arranging a viewing.

Can I have the ceremony onsite?

Yes, you can! Wellington Barn is licensed for both indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies. The Old Barn which is licensed for the ceremonies can accommodate up to 100 guests

How do I book my ceremony and registrars?

Please visit Wiltshire Council website for further information?

What is the earliest time I can have the civil ceremony onsite?

Civil ceremonies can start from 11am

Can I provisionally book a date?

Dates can be put on hold free of charge for 2 weeks. Please note that only one date can be held by a couple at one time.

Can I use confetti at Wellington Barn?

We ask that all confetti is to be biodegradable and is used either outside or in the Old Barn.

If your question does not appear on the list above or you require further information please do not hesitate to email our event team or use the form to send us your request!

Request Information

If you have any questions or queries about your special day, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01249 400014 or events@wellingtonbarn.co.uk

What is a typical wedding timeline at Wellington Barn?

14:00 Wedding Ceremony at Wellington Barn / Church

14:30 Reception Drinks served by Wellington Barn, Canapés served by caterer

16:00 Guests called to be seated and wine to be served by Wellington Barn

16:15 Caterer to serve wedding breakfast

17:45 Tea & coffee to be served by Caterer followed by toasting drink served by Wellington Barn

18:00 Speeches to commence

19:00 Evening guests arrive

19:30 Evening entertainment to begin

21:30 Caterer to serve evening buffet

23:30 Bar closes,

00:00 Entertainment to finish and carriages

How to Find Us

 

Wellington Barn is situated in the centre of the tiny village of Calstone Wellington – near the town of Calne in Wiltshire. It is only a mile or so off the A4 and 12 miles south from Junction 17 of the M4.

By Car

Using our postcode (SN11 8PY), this will take you past Manor Farm on your left-hand side. Continue past the Manor, turning right onto the track sign posted for Wellington Barn.

By Rail

The closest station to Wellington Barn is Chippenham.

Trains depart from London Paddington approximately every half an hour, and the journey time is about one hour and fifteen minutes to Chippenham.

Trains depart from Bristol Temple Meads about every half an hour, and the journey time is half an hour.

It is approximately a twenty-minute taxi journey from Chippenham station to Wellington Barn.

By Air

The closest airport to Wellington Barn is Bristol, which serves destinations in the UK, Europe and North Africa.

Taxi Numbers

Calne

Calne Taxis01249 821111
Ercis Taxis01249 848688
White Horse Taxis01249 816464
Quantum Taxis07957 533252
Black Dog Taxis01249 300300

Devizes

Devizes Taxi01380 723129
Cobra Cabs01380 710109
Tas Taxis07566 201666

Chippenham

V Cars01249 656565
Ezys01249 2848688
Scott’s Taxi Service07802 439 945

**Wellington Barn are not liable for guests that do not have a means of transportation back to their accommodation and strongly advise all guests to book taxis in advance. **