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South Elmham Hall - A real HOME – home page for Bateman’s Barn at South Elmham Hall Suffolk, medieval wedding barn venue with licensed outdoor ceremonies an option - a place where all couples are always welcome.

About

ABOUT – OVERVIEW – introduction to the venue, the location and history of South Elmham Hall and how we are, why we do things the way we do and the difference that weddings make to the sustainable future of Batemans Barn and South Elmham Hall Farm.
THE HISTORY -  information about the history of the bishops’ palace, the grounds of South Elmham Hall and its farm including the ruined gatehouse and South Elmham Minster ruins.
THE FARM – introduction to the natural environment, organic farming and conservation projects at South Elmham Hall Farms and about what having these Suffolk and Norfolk landscapes as a backdrop for your wedding photography could mean to you.
OUR SUPPLIERS – why we treasure our local network of suppliers and how your wedding can be first class, wonderfully unique and support rural businesses.

What we offer 

ECO WEDDINGS – how green values and conservation is at the heart of what we do.
CURIOUS WEDDINGS – all about how we welcome all couples to enjoy and express their individuality.

CEREMONIES - OVERVIEW – all about getting married at Bateman’s Barn Suffolk.
INDOOR CEREMONIES – introduction to indoor wedding ceremony facilities at Bateman’s Barn Suffolk.
OUTDOOR CEREMONIES – about the facilities we can offer for holding your Suffolk wedding outside at Bateman’s Barn, such as in the Secret Garden or Ancient Grove.
LICENSED GARDEN CEREMONIES - all about Grace - our amazing little outdoor wedding space that's ideal for outdoor COVID-secure weddings and adorable at anytime of the year (weather-permitting). A new addition on our historic island for 2021+ weddings with scalable ceremony prices available to make all things possible.

CELEBRATIONS – OVERVIEW – all about our facilities for wedding celebrations from wedding breakfasts and afternoon teas, receptions, evening parties and discos.
RECEPTIONS – information about wedding reception options at Bateman’s Barn Suffolk and how you can choose your own caterers.
EVENING PARTIES – ideas for evening parties at Bateman’s Barn Suffolk including discos and live music, our fire pit and firework displays.

THE STABLES BAR - about the history, flexibility, location and mini-pub atmosphere of the popular Stables Bar facility at Bateman's Barn Suffolk wedding venue.     

STAY - ACCOMMODATION – details of the accommodation for couples and wedding guests at South Elmham Hall. Also summertime glamping in the grounds for small-scale weddings -  ideal for outdoor COVID-secure weddings - and breakfast on the day following your wedding where pre-booked additional guests are welcome to join you.

Prices 

PRICE LIST - SCALABLE WEDDINGS – all about scaleable wedding packages for ceremonies and /or celebrations at Bateman's Barn Suffolk. Why we offer a range of flexible wedding options, including offers to accommodate different needs and budgets. Also how we can support you to have a COVID-secure Suffolk wedding for all to enjoy.  

FULL 3 DAY WEDDING PACKAGE - SUMMER ONLY wedding prices and overview of all the venue hire details and options on offer when you have your summer ceremony and celebrations at Bateman's Barn.

3 DAY WEDDING PACKAGE - NO CEREMONY - SUMMER ONLYwedding prices and overview of all the venue hire details and options on offer when you have your summer ceremony in church or at somewhere else special to you and wish to enjoy your celebrations at Bateman's Barn Suffolk.

CEREMONY ONLY - OUTDOORS OR IN - SUMMERwedding prices and overview of all the scaleable venue hire details and options on offer when you have just your summer wedding ceremony at Bateman's Barn.  
AVAILABLE MAY-SEPT 2021/ 22 (SATURDAYS ONLY) - why the Bateman's Barn scaleable SUMMER WEDDING CEREMONY ONLY package enables COVID-secure Suffolk weddings and how receptions and an evening party can be added as situations change over time. 

ADD A WEDDING RECEPTION - SUMMER ONLY -  wedding prices and overview of all the scaleable venue hire details and options on offer when you select to add just a reception to your summer wedding ceremony at Bateman's Barn.
AVAILABLE MAY-SEPT 2021/ 22 (SATURDAYS & WEDNESDAYS ONLY) - how the Bateman's Barn scaleable ADD A  SUMMER WEDDING RECEPTION ONLY package enables the planning of Suffolk weddings with certainty and how an evening party can also be added or arranged for a future date. 

ADD AN EVENING PARTY - NOW OR LATER - SUMMER ONLY -  wedding prices and overview of all the scaleable venue hire details and options on offer when you select to either add evening celebrations to tie in with your summer indoor or outdoor wedding ceremony and /or reception at Bateman's Barn, or look ahead and save your evening party for a future date. An ideal option should you choose an outdoor COVID-secure wedding. 
AVAILABLE MAY-SEPT 2021+ (SATURDAYS & WEDNESDAYS ONLY) - how the Bateman's Barn scaleable ADD AN EVENING PARTY ONLY package enables the planning of Suffolk weddings with certainty and how a daytime wedding reception can also be added or arranged for a future date. 

CEREMONY ONLY - INDOORS OR OUT - YEAR ROUND - wedding prices and overview of all the scaleable venue hire details and options on offer when you have just your  wedding ceremony at Bateman's Barn any week day or Sunday throughout the year or on a Saturday in the period of October to April. 
AVAILABLE ALL YEAR (MON-FRI, SUN) PLUS SATURDAYS (OCT-APRIL ONLY) - how the Bateman's Barn scaleable YEAR ROUND WEDDING CEREMONY ONLY package enables COVID-secure Suffolk weddings and how receptions and an evening party can be added/ arranged for summer off peak wedding dates. 

VENUE HIRE - FULL WEDDING PACKAGE - Suffolk wedding venue hire prices and full details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn summer only, full 3 day wedding venue hire package.  
VENUE HIRE - FULL WEDDING PACKAGE (WITHOUT CEREMONY) - Suffolk wedding venue hire prices and full details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn summer celebrations only - a full 3 day wedding venue hire package for those who wish to get married in church or somewhere else special to them.  
VENUE HIRE - CEREMONY ONLY (SUMMER) - Suffolk summer wedding ceremony venue hire prices and full details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn fully scaleable summer wedding ceremony only package.
VENUE HIRE - ADD A RECEPTION - Suffolk summer wedding reception venue hire prices and full details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn fully scaleable summer wedding reception only package.
VENUE HIRE - ADD A SUMMER EVENING PARTY - NOW OR LATER - summer Suffolk evening wedding party venue hire prices and full details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn summer wedding evening party only package.
VENUE HIRE - CEREMONY ONLY (YEAR-ROUND) - Suffolk year round wedding ceremony venue hire prices and full details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn fully scaleable year-round wedding ceremony only package.

THE STABLES BAR AT BATEMAN'S BARN - sample drinks prices and details about the 'mini-pub' at Bateman's Barn wedding venue Suffolk.   
DRINKS SERVICE - prices and sample menu for wedding celebration and reception drinks, corkage fees and details about table and garden drinks service options at Bateman's Barn Suffolk.  
OVERNIGHT STAYS FOR WEDDING GUESTS - SOUTH ELMHAM HALL - prices for B&B accommodation at historic South Elmham Hall around your Bateman's Barn wedding.  
BRIDAL SUITE STAY - SOUTH ELMHAM HALL - prices and information about hiring the honeymoon suite facility at Grade I listed South Elmham Hall Norfolk.
ROOM TO GET READY - prices and full details about hiring a room at South Elmham Hall for your wedding preparations on the day of your wedding ceremony and / or celebrations at Batemans Barn Suffolk. 
GARDEN GAMES - prices and sample details of garden game facilties for weddings at Bateman's Barn South Elmham. 
FIRE PIT - prices and details of what's included in the Bateman's Barn fire pit package for your summer Waveney Valley wedding.
BATEMAN'S BARN FIREWORKSprices and package details of wedding firework celebrations  at Bateman's Barn in the Suffolk Waveney Valley. 
GLAMPING TENTS & STAYS - prices and details of the wedding glamping accommodation offer at Bateman's Barn wedding venue Suffolk, also glamping lounges and wedding pamper glamping suite options for use during your South Elmham celebrations. 
BREAKFAST - AND EXTRA INVITATION - prices and full details about inviting guests for breakfast the morning after your wedding at Bateman's Barn Norfolk. 

Testimonials in words & pictures 

LASTING MEMORIES – our gallery of wedding and location photos taken in the medieval wedding barn, farm and grounds at Bateman’s Barn South Elmham, courtesy of some of our wedding couples who have kindly shared their happy memories. 
KIND WORDSa collection of testimonials, observations and memories from just some of the couples who have married at Bateman’s Barn Suffolk; some online and off-line media coverage.

Come & See Bateman's Barn South Elmham

COME & SEE – CONTACT - how to get in touch and find Bateman’s Barn wedding venue at South Elmham on the Norfolk and Suffolk border and all about our wedding fairs including forthcoming dates.

Other Information & Resources

FAQS - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - the additional information to answer your queries.
COVID-19 FAQs - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS specifically relating to weddings during the time of COVID-19 - including relevant links official guidance websites, outlines of what we are doing and guidance about our policies for clients, their guests and all suppliers visiting or working at our venue with a view to offering a COVID-secure venue.  
GENERAL INFORMATION – details of the terms and conditions for hire and use of Bateman’s Barn wedding venue and booking forms; useful links to local suppliers and wedding photographers; privacy policy – respecting the information you give us; how we use cookies; about photographers who have helped us

Southelmhamhall – visit our sister site which offers more insight into the history, farming and conservation at South Elmham Hall (Farms) in Suffolk and Norfolk UK