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The Great Barn Devon and an All White Wedding!

Bride and Groom walking in the fields of the Great Barn Devon

The Great Barn Devon is such a beautiful venue, which is why I was so excited to be photographing this amazing this wedding.  The Great Barn is located in the rolling hills of the Devonshire Countryside. And has been renovated to an extremely high standard. It’s a perfect wedding venue for couples who want a barn wedding with a luxury feel.

A photo of the The Great Barn Devon

The happy couple first met when they were at school together, and it’s been true love ever since. They chose the Great Barn Devon, because they wanted a relaxed but elegant wedding, centred around the colour white. And as soon as they saw the barn they knew they had found the perfect wedding venue.

With the beautiful lighting in the barn and the floral decor everywhere the venue looked stunning. Earth Gallery Flowers did an incredible job with the bouquets, buttonholes and table decorations which followed the white theme. They consisted of white Roses, Freesias and Gerberas, with sprays of fern and eucalyptus leaves. Dressed in white too, the bridesmaids perfectly complemented the bride in her beautiful fairytale gown from Willowby by Watters at Tilly Trotters Bridal

A wedding dress hanging up and the wedding shoes on a chair at THe Great Barn Devon
A bridal bouquet on the windowsill of one of the cottages at The Great Barn Devon
A detail close up shot of the brides perfume, earrings and luck sixpence at The Great Barn Devon
The bride getting in her wedding dress and putting on her shoes at The Great Barn Devon
The Bride, her father and bridesmaids shedding a tear before the Bride walks down the aisle of The Great Barn Devon

Spotlight remote-control lighting was used to ensure the couple were perfectly lit at all times. From the moment the bride walked down the aisle with her father until she walked back with her new husband. On exiting the Barn, friends and family showered the couple with confetti.

The Bride Walking down the aisle with her father at he great barn devon
The bride and groom exchanging vows at the great barn devon
the Bride and groom sharing their first kiss as a married couple at the great barn devon
The bride and groom being showered with confetti at the great bran devon
The bride and her bridesmaids at the great barn devon
The groom and the groomsmen sitting of the steps to the great barn devon

A Picture of Happiness at The Great Barn Devon

After the ceremony, we popped out into the fields behind The Great Barn for a few portraits. Brodie looked beautiful in her stunning gown of tulle with a plunging bodice, low cut back, pearl detailing. And Ollie looked equally dashing in his dark blue suit by Skopes. They looked the picture of happiness as they enjoyed the beautiful weather and a bit of time together as husband and wife at last.

the bride and groom holding hands in the fields of the great barn devon
A tender moment between the bride and groom at the great barn devon
The bride and groom walking with arms around each other at the great barn Devon
The wedding breakfast table layout in the Great barn devon
A wine bottle seat planner at the great barn devon
The menu card, miniature pink gin and table flowers in the great barn devon

After a beautiful afternoon spent enjoying time with their guests, it was time for the wedding breakfast. This was a sumptuous feast provided by Dartmoor Kitchen. The guests found their seats by the innovative wine bottle table plan. Each bottle featured a label with guests names displayed. On the tables were wedding favours of miniature bottles of pink gin.

The bride and groom during the speeches at the great barn devon
guests laughing during speeches at the great barn devon
Shocked face of the bride during the speeches at the great barn devon
The wedding cakes at the great barn devon

Evening Festivities at The Great Barn Devon

After the riotous speeches, which had everyone in tears of laughter, the couple cut their wedding cake. They decided to keep the cake elegant and simple in plain white with a bespoke cake topper, Whilst having an additional Bride and Groom Caterpillar cake for a bit of humour.

Taking advantage of the longer day and extra light, we grabbed a couple more portraits in the walled garden, before Brodie threw her bouquet.

It was then time for the newlyweds to hit the dance floor for a romantic first dance. Before the Groomsmen performed a dance routine to a selection of songs including ‘Gangnam style’ . Then everyone partied the night away under the jovial atmosphere of The Great Barn.

Bride and Groom having a twirl together in the walled gardens of the Great Barn Devon
Bride and groom sitting together on steps in the walled garden of the Great barn Devon
The bride throwing her bouquet on the steps of the great barn devon
The bride and grooms first dance at the Great barn Devon
The groomsmen dancing gangnam style at the Great barn devon

The Great Barn FAQs


Does the Great Barn Devon Have accommodation?

Yes, there are a limited number of cottages on-site at The Great Barn that couples and their guests may use.

Are outdoor ceremonies available at The Great Barn?

Yes, there is a beautiful arbour situated in the walled garden, which is certified for outdoor civil ceremonies. Although this is weather permitted.

Does the great Barn Devon offer exclusive use?

The great Barn is unique in that it only takes 1 wedding per week, so you have the use of the barn the day before your wedding and the day after

Are you getting married at The Great Barn Devon? I’d love to work with you! Head over to my contact page and let’s chat wedding!

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