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  • Writer's pictureIan Bennett

The Barn at Drovers: A Hidden Gem for Your Dream Wedding

Wedding Venue: The Barn at Drovers, Herefordshire
The Barn at Drovers, Herefordshire

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Herefordshire, near Hay on Wye, The Barn at Drovers offers a unique and enchanting wedding venue. With its 16th-century organic farm charm, stunning natural backdrops, and warm, family-run atmosphere, this venue is perfect for couples seeking a relaxed yet elegant celebration. Here's why The Barn at Drovers should be at the top of your list for your special day.

Unparalleled Natural Beauty

The Barn at Drovers boasts a breathtaking setting at the foothills of the Welsh Black Mountains, on the border of Herefordshire and Wales. The venue is surrounded by 40 acres of meadows, woodland, and farmland, providing a stunning and serene backdrop for your wedding. Whether you envision your ceremony in a field, woodland, orchard, or one of the beautifully restored barns, the natural beauty of the venue enhances every moment and photo opportunity.

Versatile Spaces

The venue offers two gorgeous barns, a rustic barn, and a posh barn, along with a covered drinks reception courtyard and various outdoor spaces. These versatile spaces can be customized to fit your vision, ensuring a seamless transition from ceremony to reception. The Barn at Drovers is equipped to handle last-minute weather changes, offering indoor options without sacrificing the charm of an outdoor celebration.

Delicious Farm-to-Table Cuisine

One of the standout features of The Barn at Drovers is its exceptional catering. As South African experts in fire cooking, the team prepares wild feasts over open flames, offering a truly unique culinary experience. Guests can enjoy a variety of mouth-watering dishes, from canapés and cocktails to main courses cooked on the fire, and delicious desserts served street-food style from kitchen hatches. The venue also offers seasonal menus, ensuring the freshest ingredients and most flavorful dishes year-round.

Comfortable and Charming Accommodation

Accommodation at The Barn at Drovers is as enchanting as the venue itself. The estate can host up to 36 guests in beautifully restored stone cottages and posh glamping safari tents, each with private bathrooms, wood-burners, and electric blankets. For larger gatherings, a pop-up bell tent village can accommodate an additional 20-40 guests. This allows your loved ones to relax and enjoy the festivities without worrying about transportation.

Exclusive and Personalized Service

From the moment you book your wedding at The Barn at Drovers, you'll receive personalized attention and exceptional service. The family-run nature of the venue means every detail is handled with care and precision, ensuring your wedding day is everything you've dreamed of and more. The venue's flexible and accommodating approach means your wedding can be as unique as you are, with endless possibilities for customization.

Glowing Reviews from Happy Couples

Couples who have celebrated their weddings at The Barn at Drovers rave about their experiences. Tina and Louise described the venue as a "hidden gem" and praised the attention to detail and family-friendly atmosphere. Anusha and Ben highlighted the venue's ability to host multicultural celebrations, making their wedding a spectacular meeting of cultures. Emma and Steve appreciated the relaxed vibe and the venue's willingness to accommodate their unique vision. The consistently positive feedback speaks volumes about the quality and dedication of the team at The Barn at Drovers.


The Barn at Drovers offers a magical and memorable setting for your wedding day. With its stunning natural surroundings, versatile spaces, delicious farm-to-table cuisine, comfortable accommodation, and exceptional service, it's no wonder couples fall in love with this venue. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, The Barn at Drovers provides the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding. Book a visit today and see for yourself why this venue is truly special.


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