Wasing Park is a beautiful barn wedding venue in Berkshire, located in the rural village of Aldermaston and close to Reading, Newbury and Basingstoke. Imaginative and inviting, this wonderful wedding venue boasts an individual style, a stunning Victorian Summerhouse, the unique Castle Barn and the superb Stables accommodation.
The Victorian Summerhouse is a fantastic option for an outdoor ceremony. Located in the Terrace Garden, the summerhouse is traditionally built with a white wooden frame and roof and internally, wooden seating to all sides. It is surrounded by luscious green lawns and offers breathtaking views of the grounds, and its grade II listed buildings. The interior of the Victorian Summerhouse has been painted by renowned muralist Clarissa Parish who has carefully hand-painted flowers, cherry trees in bloom, birds and butterflies, creating a colourful and vibrant mural, which makes for a beautiful backdrop. Wasing Park also offers a number of other options for the ceremony, including the Garden Room and St Nicolas’s church. The Garden Room is a light and contemporary building set within the pretty walled gardens. Vast windows flood the space with natural daylight while white walls, wooden floors and distinctive glass ceiling lights provide a modern ambiance for couples to enjoy. For a religious ceremony, the picturesque parish church of St Nicolas sits with the grounds at Wasing Park. A fabulous 15th-century chapel that boasts an authentic exterior, stunning stained-glass windows and a white timber-clad turret which is home to a historic cast iron bell that is still rung today.
The focal point of Wasing Park is the fabulous Castle Barn. With a contemporary and chic interior, it works exceptionally well for the wedding breakfast and evening party. The entrance is impressive, with a red brick castle-style tower and arched glass doorway. Blending traditional design features, such as exposed brick walls with arrow slits allowing for candles and oak beams, with modern Italian mood lighting, the Castle Barn is a special location that sets the scene for a wonderfully romantic day.
Wasing Park also offers boutique overnight accommodation on the estate. The perfect place to relax after the excitement of the special day, the Old Estate Rooms offer absolute luxury in the form of nine elegant suites which are ideal for your closest friends and family. The spectacular Honeymoon Suite boasts possibly the biggest bed in Berkshire and is a breathtakingly beautiful bedroom. A former hay loft, it has retained many of its original features including magnificent beams and offers wonderful views of the garden and an amazingly luxurious bathroom.
Also exuding romance are The Dovecote, The Smithy, The Granary and The Coach House which offer further fabulous and distinctive suites with individual touches such as triangular shaped beds, mezzanines and free-standing copper baths. An additional 17 beautifully appointed bedrooms are available in The Stables, The Mews and The Pump House. Subject to availability and situated on separate areas of the Estate are two self- catering properties; The Bothy, a two-bedroom cottage in the Secret Walled Garden, and Home Farm which is just a short walk from the venue.
• Licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 140 guests
• Victorian Summerhouse is a perfect outdoor wedding setting
• 150 guests for seated dining in the spectacular Castle Barn
• Honeymoon Suite and ample accommodation for guests
• Expert Galloping Gourmet catering and events teams on hand to create your perfect wedding