Looking for something a little different in your next break? Our barns for hire are set within some of the most beautiful regions of the UK. Wake up to views of rolling countryside or wild woodlands, in a gorgeous barn conversion. Packed with plenty of traditional charm and character, each and every one of our barn cottages have their own individual style and history.


At Big Cottages, we’ve got plenty of barns big enough for special occasions, family reunions and gatherings with friends. Whether you’re looking for one with all the latest mod-cons or perhaps a rustic barn that’s a little more traditional, we’ll help you find the perfect property. If you’re thinking of tying the knot, then our luxury barn conversions are ideal for both the wedding reception and for evening wedding celebrations.


From grade II listed barns for wedding days, to cosy conversions for relaxed gatherings with family and friends, there’s something for everyone to fall in love with. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look for yourself today!



The best locations to hire a barn


Not sure where to celebrate a special day or host your wedding party? Here are our top suggestions for the best places to hire a barn with us in the UK.




Best for: Special occasions by the coast

Barn to hire: The luxe Manor Cottages in West Devon are perfect for wedding celebrations with all your nearest and dearest.


Home to glorious coastline, picture-perfect villages and verdant countryside, Devon really does have it all. On top of that, the county is renowned for its indulgent (yet delicious) Devonshire cream teas. With luxury barn conversions dotted all across this gorgeous corner of the UK, there's a lot for you to choose from!




Best for: Visiting the picturesque Lake District
Barn to hire: Winton Park Barn is a wonderful holiday home in Kirkby Stephen, sleeping up to 10 guests. It’s also pet-friendly!


Get amongst the natural beauty of Cumbria in one of our cosy barn conversions. Home of the Lake District, the county is arguably one of the most scenic regions in the UK. Gather your group together for a challenging scramble up Helvellyn or spend the weekend relaxing in the tranquil surroundings of Lake Windermere.




Best for: Exploring the Welsh countryside
Barn to hire: The Long Barn in Gilwern is an eco-friendly and contemporary barn conversion sleeping up to 20 guests.


The county of Monmouthshire is a hidden gem in South East Wales. While it sees less visitors than other popular UK counties, you’ll find rolling countryside, magical woodlands and quaint villages all waiting to be discovered. A traditional Welsh barn conversion provides the perfect base to explore the beauty of this rural area.




Best for: Enjoying both coast and countryside
Barn to hire: The Cattle Shed is a luxury barn conversion in Wighton, accommodating up to 10 guests.


Situated in East Anglia, Norfolk is another county with miles of beautiful countryside. As such, you’ll find plenty of fantastic barn conversions all around its picturesque towns and villages. While many visit Norfolk for its scenic coastline, it also has plenty of wonderful forests to explore.




Best for: Celebrations by the gorgeous New Forest National Park
Barn to hire: The aptly-named ‘The Barn’ is a wonderful barn conversion for couples and small families.


With an abundance of quintessential country houses and cosy thatched cottages, the county of Hampshire offers plenty of charm for all its visitors. It’s perhaps best known for its stunning New Forest National Park, where you can freely explore gorgeous glades and moors. Surrounded by so much beauty, it's a wonderful location for wedding celebrations and family gatherings.


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