Seeing is understanding. Seeing is believing.
Seeing is feeling. Come and see.
Get in touch soon.

Nicole & John
Bateman’s Barn
South Elmham Hall
Hall Lane
St Cross South Elmham
Nr Harleston
Norfolk - IP20 0PY

Our postal address might be in Norfolk – but guess what …
we’re definitely in Suffolk!  Come and see!

Call: 01986 782526
Text: 07880 096717

All couples always welcome


Perhaps you're crystal clear about how you would wish your wedding to be? Then again, maybe you simply haven’t the foggiest about what is possible and the level of formality you're after?

Open Days & Wedding Fairs

Take a little time out to come and see us on our little island, tucked away in the rolling landscapes of South Elmham. And feel things for yourself. 

Our next Open Day is on Sunday 7th January 11am to 3pm and our next wedding fair will now be in May 2018. Wrap upwarm so you can expolore the grounds.

Our Simultaneously Norfolk & Suffolk Wedding Fair will be held on Sunday 6th May 2018 from 11am ‘til 4pm at Bateman’s Barn – the opportunity not only to see this unique country wedding venue, but meet some of the wonderful local businesses who can bring even more wow-factor to your wedding ceremony and celebrations.

We’ll be showcasing respected local businesses like photographers, caterers and florists, plus small suppliers with great ideas and temptingly curious or quirky offerings to make your wedding all the more 'you'.

Give us a ring(-ring) 

Whether you fancy popping along to one of our open events in May or September, or coming to visit for an exclusive show around to discuss your wedding dreams and ideas, do feel free to just give us a call.

We'd be delighted to hear from you and will look forward to welcoming you back again and again with selected family, friends, photographers, florists, caterers etc if you feel the need as your wedding day at Bateman's Barn approaches. 

Location, Location, Location

Bateman’s Barn, South Elmham is set in Suffolk’s ancient borderland area of ‘The Saints’, in the beautiful Waveney Valley between Bungay and Harleston. We are easy to find directly following SAT NAV, using the postcode IP20 0PY.  

  • By rail: The nearest mainline rail station is Diss – 90 mins travel time direct from London Liverpool Street

  • By car: Norwich - 30 mins • Ipswich - 40 mins 
     Lowestoft - 40 mins • Southwold & the Suffolk Coast - 35 mins

Downloadable map and detailed directions here»