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The Victorian Barn

The Victorian Barn has been beautifully restored and includes the magnificent Osborne Hall for civil ceremonies and receptions plus four star gold luxury accommodation set in 60 acres of stunning countryside below Bulbarrow Hill.

The Osborne Hall is in the centre of The Victorian Barn and can seat 100 guests for a civil ceremony, 150 guests for a wedding breakfast and 200 for an evening reception. Further luxury suites are licensed for more intimate occasions. Self Catering accommodation is available in a range of deluxe rooms and apartments.

  1. The Victorian Barn
  1. The Victorian Barn
  2. The Victorian Barn
Venue facilitiesDetails
Indoor Ceremony Rooms and number of seated guests

The Osborne Hall (120)

The Albert Suite (50)

The Albert Lounge (60)

The Victoria Suite (50)

Helena Suite (50)

Leopold Suite (50)

Beatrice Suite (50)

Swimming Pool (30)

Garden Room (200)

Outdoor Ceremony RoomNo
Garden availableInformally landscaped gardens and lakes for photographs within a 60 acre estate
Additional special features

The Osborne Hall with flagstone floor, under floor heating and remotely controlled windows is warm in winter and cool in summer. The hall has a wooden dance floor and staircase which ascends to the Minstrel Gallery with its wooden balustrades dramatically circumventing the hall below. A glass roof gives light to the hall through which you can gaze at the clouds floating by during the day and observe the heavens at night. Wrought iron chandeliers are suspended from the beams within the vaulted ceiling.

Indoor reception facilities

Recommended caterers and bars provide bespoke menu options.

Dining for 150 within the Osborne Hall and 200 for an evening reception.

Smaller suites available for more intimate weddings.

Marquee reception facilities

Yes on request

In-house ceremony advisorYes
Accommodation facilitiesSelf catering deluxe accommodation for 45+ guests within The Victorian Barn plus private cottages and lodges on site.
List of special access facilities

Wheelchair access to Osborne Hall. Wheelchair access to disabled toilet within the Osborne Hall.

Wheelchair access to ground floor accommodation.

On site parking

Unlimited parking

Additional notes

Leisure Facilities including Indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna and outside hot tub.

Outdoor children's play area.

Fireworks Allowed within the grounds.

Contact Name

Penny (Owner) or Claire (Manager)

Telephone No.01258 817501
Fax No.01258 818060

The Victorian Barn

Dairy House Farm


Blandford Forum


DT11 0EY

FeesFor the Registrar and Celebrant to attend this venue see our Marriage and civil partnership ceremony fees page. Additional fees will be payable to the venue.

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