The top section of the walled garden is flat and paved, there are a couple of steps down to the second section of the garden. A temporary ramp can be provided for anyone who may struggle with the steps or for those in a wheelchair.
Yes, the lighting has been carefully designed to provide a romantic and magical ambience.
Of course, but please make your guests aware they must use biodegradable confetti.
Not at all. By carefully planning your space, this can be amazing!
The Cider Barn is very well insulated due to the thick stone construction so it remains cool in the Summer and warm in the Winter. The cosy wood burner and underfloor heating throughout make it toasty warm!
Yes, you are welcome to choose a speciality caterer for your evening food. We have a designated spot next to the fire baskets which has an electric hook up and is easily accessible from The Press Bar.
Yes, the raised area in the Cider Barn lends itself perfectly as a stage, with room for a number of performers and their instruments. There are ample power points for them too.
Entertainment is allowed until Midnight. The bar also closes at midnight.
Absolutely, The Press bar is over two levels so you can relax on the comfortable seating in the upper area, or get toasty seated down by the wood burner in the lower section. There is of course lots of outdoor seating in the Walled Garden for those not wishing to hit the dance floor all night.
Cash and cards (apart from American Express) are accepted at the bar. Although we do not have a cash machine on site, there are banks in the town centre if you need to get to one.
Yes. Old Hill, the approach to Upton Barn and Walled Garden is fairly steep but there are also two other alternative routes into Upton if this route does prove too tricky.
Yes. We have plenty of parking for up to 68 vehicles all within 1 minute walk from the Cider Barn & Walled Garden.
Yes, we have parking space and a turning point for coaches. There is a restricted bridge en route to Old Hill leading to Upton but these vehicles can access the venue via Post Cross using the Honiton Road instead.
The Stable Barn, The Cider Barn and Press Bar are all licensed for up to 156 daytime guests and an additional 44 evening guests.
All areas of the barn and gardens are suitable for disabled access with gentle sloping walkways and easy access to the disabled toilets inside the Cider Barn
Yes, we have a spacious car park at the end of the entrance drive on the left. We ask all guests to park in the car park and follow the signs to The Walled Garden on foot. Vehicle access to the entrance of the walled garden is only available to bridal party vehicles and those with limited mobility.
Yes, we are clearly signposted from all routes, so although secluded rest assured your guests will arrive.