Weddings and Events

Bake Barn

Bake Barn is ideal for weddings and events. A beautifully restored shooting lodge, it is licensed inside and out for wedding ceremonies and offers the perfect backdrop for your wedding reception.  With no neighbours, you have complete privacy to party.

We offer you exclusive use on a dry hire basis.  The barn can seat up to 100 guests for dinner and can accommodate up to 150 for an informal event, corporate meeting, product launch or drinks party with additional space on request.

We cannot thank Vicky and everyone at the Fonthill Estate enough for all their help in the lead up to our wedding. They were hugely generous with their time and made the whole process so easy and enjoyable. Bake Barn is just the perfect venue, so accessible, the most beautiful surroundings and the facilities are second to none! It is a very special place and we would recommend it to anyone looking for a wedding or party venue. Thank you! ”  Issy & Hugh August 2021

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Deer Park Barn

Deer Park Barn set in the middle of Fonthill Park and overlooking the lake, is available for hire for the smaller party.  Micro-weddings, private meetings, parties and other events.

Facilities include a kitchen, toilets, private courtyard, plenty of parking and lots of privacy.

Inside 20 guests can be seated comfortably or up to 50 outside using the walled terrace.

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Quarry Wood

In a beautiful setting overlooking Fonthill Lake, Quarry Wood is available for those with an imagination to create the most unforgettable celebration.  A wedding in the woods, alfresco dining or a moonlit party.  This blank canvas favours the brave and there is no other spot like it.

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The Cricket Pavilion

The Cricket Pavilion is available for hire for meetings, parties, exhibitions, cricket matches and wedding receptions.

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The Reading Room

The Reading Room is available for hire for meetings, parties, exhibitions and other events. Facilities: Staged area, Kitchen, Toilets.

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Filming at Fonthill

If you are looking for a location for filming please get in touch via the form below. The Estate has been featured in classics such as the 1975 film ‘Barry Lyndon’ starring Ryan O’Neal, the 2000 film ‘Chocolat’ featuring Johnny Depp, Juliette Binoche & Judi Dench, and the 2012 drama ‘Cheerful Weather for The Wedding’ featuring Felicity Jones and Luke Treadaway.

We are also happy to have local university students filming for projects/dissertations here on the Estate. If you are a university student looking for a location for your project, please get in touch via the form below.

Filming Location Categories:

  • History
  • Rivers, Lakes & Boating
  • Woodland & Forest
  • Gardens & Parkland
  • Landscapes
  • Village
  • Farm Land

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