Situated in the Kent countryside, the BarnYard is a haven for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The venue incorporates a restaurant, luxury artisan farm shop, French inspired 'vintage' themed gift shop selling beautiful home and garden wares (The Giggleberry Tree) as well as being known as one of Kent's best and most beautiful wedding venues.
The BarnYard is owned and managed by Joanne and David McInnes, a husband and wife team who are very experienced in the hospitality, retail and wedding business. Joanne and David strive to keep The BarnYard the very best it can be with the help of a treasured team of dedicated, smart and enthusiastic staff.
There is literally something for everyone to enjoy at The BarnYard.
Nestled in the heart of the Kentish Countryside surrounded by 150 acres of stunning landscape combining rolling hills, natural woodland and romantic apple and pear orchards to wander around, The BarnYard is an enchanting setting for the most memorable day of your life. Tranquil, charming and unique, licensed for Ceremonies and home to a luxurious marquee which can host lavish receptions for up to 300 guests.
The BarnYard’s licensed restaurant and bar is situated across two areas within a beautiful oak beamed barn with steps leading down to our beautiful patio or onto our decked area overlooking orchards and nature trails.
We are open 7 days a week serving freshly cooked breakfasts (from 9am to 11.30am), three course lunches and light snacks (from 12 noon to close) and afternoon tea (from 2.30pm to when we close - Sundays from 3.00pm).
We also offer private dining where you and your guests can have exclusive use of any of our areas with chefs to prepare a sumptuous menu and waitresses on hand to serve you.
With three different areas available for hire to suit different guest numbers, the BarnYard can offer the perfect setting for your celebration.
Whatever the occasion let the BarnYard’s experienced team help to ensure organising your celebration is stress free and enjoyable. Attention to detail from our dedicated team will guarantee you can relax and celebrate in style while our chefs can prepare for you exquisite food to tempt all tastebuds.
Thank you for everything you did to help us create our perfect wedding day in July. From the beautiful wedding venue to the excellent food and service, we couldn’t have asked for more. We had a brilliant day and will cherish the memories forever. All our love,
Thank you for an excellent evening at the Christmas Party night, it went by too quickly!
Thank you very much for helping make our wedding day so special. It was great to have your guidance and help to plan and organise the day, it was much appreciated. We were very impressed by the great service and lovely food and many of our guests also praised this. We had an amazing day. Thanks again.
Thank you all for such an amazing day. Mark and I both had a great time and I know all our guests did too! Thank you for all your help, you have all been amazing.
Thank you so much for an amazing wedding day. We had such a good time and the venue looked beautiful. We had so many compliments about the views and the friendly staff and the meal was incredible. We owe all compliments to yourself and your staff. It went so smoothly and perfectly. We have been recommending you to everyone we know. Thank you again.
Thank you for a perfect, hiccup free, day/evening, all we have heard is that everyone thoroughly enjoyed it, as well as us.
Thank you for a very enjoyable evening – we have had some lovely feedback from Staff and Consultants, which is great. You all did a magnificent job for which we are very grateful. We look forward to future events with you.