More Frequently Asked Questions
The Tithe Barn and Archer’s Hall
Q: What is the seating capacity in the barn?
A: Maximum capacity is 150 seated on round 6ft tables for the formal wedding breakfast and up to 200 for an evening buffet.
Q: What time can we get into the barn on our wedding day and what time do we have to leave?
A: The barn will be open from 9.30am. We ask for last orders to be 11.15pm, last dance 11.30pm and carriages to be at midnight.
Q: Is there a restriction on the noise of a band/DJ in the barn?
A: No we don’t have a sound limiter in the barn.
Q: Who is responsible for the barn setup on the day of our wedding?
A: Your wedding co-ordinator will ensure that all your suppliers are met and items put in place. The catering team will lay the tables and set out the table decorations, place cards etc.
Q: Do we have to take everything away on the night?
A: Yes, we ask that all valuables, cards/presents, flowers and left over alcohol is taken away on the night.
Q: Can we put up our own bunting?
A: Yes- if you provide your own ladders and attach with cable ties or fishing wire. We do have existing hooks in the barn for attachment.
Q: What are the archer’s hall measurements?
5.18m Wide and 16.15m Length.
Q: What is the capacity of the Archer’s Hall?
A: 80 for a ceremony and up to 120 for your drinks reception
Q: How is the Archer’s Hall decorated?
A: The Bride and Groom decorate the archers hall, Ufton Court are happy to provide ladders if needed.
Ufton Court Manor House and Grounds
Q: What are the measurements of the window sills?
A: Great Hall (front of house)2 x sills measuring 175cm x 36cm tapering at back to 140cm, 2 windows either side of fireplace on back of house do not have sills
Snug (in between Great Hall and Green Room front of house window) 1 x sill as above
Green Room 1 x sill at back of house measuring 105cm x 36cm– 1 x sill at front of house measuring 175cm x 36cm, a mantel piece above it measuring 170cm x 20cm
Long Conference Room2 x sills (looking out to front of house) 210cm x 36cm
Q: Can we throw confetti?
A: Yes, bio-degradable confetti can be thrown on the barn terrace courtyard.
Q: How much parking is there and can we leave cars overnight?
A: There are 50 spaces available in the carpark and 100 car spaces available on the grass. Yes you can leave cars at your own risk overnight as long as they are collected by 10am next day. We do not allow campervans to be occupied onsite overnight.
Q: Can we have photographs taken in the grounds even if we don’t hire the house?
A: Yes. If you would like to arrange a pre-visit with your photographer, please liaise with your wedding co-ordinator to ensure the date and site are free.
Q: Can we release Chinese lanterns or balloons?
A: Unfortunately not- Ufton Court is surrounded by trees and fields with livestock, where lanterns and balloons can cause environmental damage.
Q: Can we hire in bouncy castles?
A: Due to new health and safety legislations regarding bouncy castles, we can no longer permit them onsite for a wedding.