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    South Devon’s Country Wedding & Events Venue near the sea

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Welcome to The Old Threshing Barn

Your perfect wedding reception or event venue

A truly memorable rustic location for small country weddings, family occasions and corporate events in South Devon between Dartmouth and Salcombe.

The Old Threshing Barn

Robin & Veronica have lovingly restored Beeson Farm over many years, creating beautiful cottages and now a fantastic rustic barn to provide a wonderful location for country weddings and family celebrations.

This large two storey traditional Victorian barn has been carefully restored and converted into a sustainable, eco friendly and flexible events and wedding venue.

The Old Threshing Barn is full of rural charm and has a lovely position situated in a traditional Devon Farm courtyard located in a peaceful rural valley less than a mile from the sea in the South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The barn may be booked for exclusive use by your party or group in the Spring, Autumn or Winter months outside of the Easter, Whitsun  and Summer holiday season.

The Barn is perfect as…

  • A venue for wedding receptions for up to 60 people seated for dining.
  • A lovely space for daytime luncheon or evening supper parties for anniversaries, christenings, birthdays or special family celebrations.
  • An ideal venue for conferences, courses, workshops, seminars, business away days, corporate training events which can include the local Forest & Beach activity centre.
  • A great place for residential retreats or reunions.
  • A flexible space for exhibitions, performances & other events.


WOW!! What a fantastic place. We chose the venue as it has everything – beautiful countryside (it’s in an AONB), stunning beaches and lovely ensuite cottage accommodation at the farm, great B&Bs in the local area and even nearby camping for the adventurous !
Matt & Edina   Read more >


  • A large events space fully accessible from the lane and overlooking the farm courtyard and with distant views to the sea, providing 92sq m internal useable floor area ( measuring 18.5 metres by 5 metres.) Sympathetically restored with feature oak exposed traditional main roof timbers and lime plaster and stone walls.
  • Comprehensive light, sound and audio visual equipment.
  • Bar ( optional )
  • Toilets and wheelchair accessible toilet close to the events space.
  • Fully equipped catering kitchen on the barn ground floor.
  • Your choice of highly recommended local catering companies to supply superb, locally sourced food and drink to a menu of your choice. These range from simple meals, lunches, teas, hot and cold buffets to elaborate dinners.
  • In good weather, use of the courtyard for pre-dinner drinks and reception of guests prior to moving into the barn.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Resident hosts/proprietors on site to provide initial advice to plan your event and help you deal with any issues that arise and run the bar and sound and lighting systems.
  • Small farm equipment heritage display.

Weddings: What’s Included?

Our offer :-

  • Exclusive use of The Old Threshing Barn, courtyard, car park and green spaces and facilities from Friday 12.00am through to Sunday 3pm.
  • Folding tables and comfortably padded folding chairs for 60 guests.
  • All electricity and heating (plenty of sockets).
  • Details of local caterers, wedding cars, photographers, florists, hairdressers, make up specialists, and musicians.
  • We can supply and install our own rustic country decorations, which include ivory voile drapes and hang unlit white decorative paper lanterns from the roof beams, and supply a selection of glass, wooden and metal jugs for you or your florist to display your table floral arrangements. We can also supply rustic wicker heart wall decorations and a wattle hurdle fence panel for you to display your guest table plan.
  • Fully equipped kitchen/catering area.
  • You can hire full sets of crockery, cutlery, glassware, cake stand and knife, fine white table linen including laundering afterwards.
  • Licensed paying bar facility, running of sound and light systems and Wi Fi microphone.
  • A Temporary Events Notice/Licence from The Licensing Authority for the event.
  • Up to three viewings/planning meetings on the premises prior to your wedding with our Events Coordinator to help with your organisation. List of frequently asked questions and answers.
  • Setting up the barn, putting out the tables and chairs and help and advice during your event to ensure it runs smoothly.

Venue Hire For Other Events

The Old Threshing Barn is a large and flexible space and can be hired for use, subject to availability, outside the school holidays for a wide variety of events such as :-

  • Retreats and reunions
  • Conferences, courses and corporate events
  • Exhibitions and performances
  • Parties including birthdays, anniversaries, christenings

Please contact us as early as possible to let us know your requirements and preferred dates and we will let you know whether we can accommodate you and advise on the facilities and support services we can offer and the costs involved.

Contact us

Get in touch

We’d love to hear from you!

If you have any questions or would like to make a booking, please either call us on 01548 581270 or complete our email enquiry form below.

How to find us

Our address is:

Robin & Veronica Cross
Beeson Farm, Beeson, Kingsbridge, South Devon, TQ7 2HW

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