Price Band: ££ - £££
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.
Hire Price Range: £3,000 - £9,900
Guests for a ceremony: 120
Guest Capacity (min / max): 50 / 150
Guests for sit down meal: 50 - 120
Features & Services
State of the art Barn
Exceptional in house catering
Beautiful grounds and views for wedding photography
Licensed for civil weddings
Up to 120 guests
Type of Ceremony
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Yes, all weddings have exclusive use of our venue.
Are you licensed for civil ceremonies?
Yes, we have a civil ceremony license.
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Yes, we have stunning grounds for outdoor ceremonies
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
We do not permit people to bring their own drinks on site.
Can we use our own caterers?
We have an exceptional in-house catering team, Absolute Cuisine. Many of the menus can be adapted to cater for those guests who have allergies or dietary requirements.
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
You may have access to the barn from 9am. However, if there is no events the day before, you have accessibility from 10am to 4pm the day before your wedding.
What time does the reception need to finish?
The music needs to finish at 11.30, the alcohol service also ends at this time. We ask that your guests leave by 12am as to respect our neighbours.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
Yes, the noise levels must not exceed 95 decibels.
Are fireworks allowed?
No due to a neighbouring farm, however sparklers are allowed outside in certain allocated places.
Is confetti allowed?
Only bio-degradable confetti is permitted.
Are candles allowed?
Candles are allowed but only in vases, they have to be 2 inches below the glass vase.
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
Yes, please see our recommended suppliers from our website.
About Rackleys Chiltern Hills
Rackleys is a beautiful lovingly restored country barn set in seven acres in the picturesque Chiltern Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a stunning setting for your wedding. We are licensed for civil weddings, & cater for up to 120 guests.
As you enter Rackleys Barn, you fall in love with its majestic oak beams festooned with lights. The beautiful exposed brick & flint work attracting the light flowing in from the conservatory. Take a wander up the stairs, sit back & relax with your guests in the sumptuous gallery whilst enjoying the specular barn view from above. We have our stylish bar in the corner of the barn, serving a fine selection of wines, spirits & local craft beers.
When booking your wedding at Rackleys you have exclusive use of the entire venue & seven acres of grounds surrounded by the Chiltern Hills. Outside you will find a large lawn area with a York Terrace which sweeps around the building adorned with garden furniture. Beyond the lawn there is a wildflower meadow which flows down the hillside. Rackleys has a beautifully manicured courtyard area which is specially reserved for the grand entrance of the wedding car. Across the courtyard you will find the red bricked pathway that leads to the Registrars Room, further along our elegant Bridal Room where you can get ready for your big day. A unique millstone water feature is nestled within the espalier pear trees creating a picture perfect backdrop.
Events at Rackleys are managed by our experienced & knowledgeable team. Absolute Cuisine will walk you through all options of catering, from rustic to elegant, intimate to elaborate, let us help you create the perfect wedding menu for your dream day.
Please visit our website for more details.
Rackleys Chiltern Hills's response
Rackleys Chiltern Hills
Rackleys, Marlow Road, Cadmore End, HP14 3PP, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
From The Team
We look forward to welcoming you to Rackleys Chiltern Hills, we are situated in the Heart of the Beautiful Chiltern Hills, we pride ourselves on a personal and friendly service from our Rackleys Team, we love to work closely with each couple in the run up to their special day.