Shepherd’s Hut Stays

The Shepherd Hut, a place to call home – for a limited time only.

OFFER – For a limited time we are offering stays at our gorgeous Shepherd’s Hut on the family farm.

BOOK NOW for a sleepover with a difference and cosy up this autumn and Christmas surrounded by luxurious sheepskin blankets and woollen throws in front of the roaring wood burner!

Tucked away in a corner of The Tythe Barn’s grounds, The Hut is more ‘shaggy sheep’ than shabby chic but it is filled with all the creature comforts you would expect from a luxurious stay!

Keep it lazy and curl up with a book or rank it up and take in the local sights. On our doorstep you’ll find Bicester Village retail outlet, Blenheim Palace and the gorgeous Cotswolds to name a few! If Saturday is for shopping then Sunday calls for a walk through our fields and a lazy, local pub lunch!

Fancy this little getaway? Perfect for celebrations – anniversary, birthday or just because…?

Get in touch with our office for more details and to book:

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01869 321442

A Relaxed Country Wedding

Alison and Stuart had the most amazing weather for their gorgeous July wedding. It was hot hot hot!!!

Wanting a relaxed theme for their day here at the barn, Alison and Stuart chose amazing photographer Matthew Bishop https://mbishopphotography.co.uk/  who’s approach is friendly and relaxed and as you’ll see – the photos are just gorgeous! For their flowers, the couple went for a very natural ‘wild’ style with daisies and white flowers and this complimented the rustic charm of the barn really well. This was all created beautifully by Eleanor at Stem Ginger Florists. https://www.stemgingerflowers.com/

So, on one of the hottest days of the year, Alison arrived and settled into our bridal preparation barn, The Nook. There was much excitement and giggles with her beautiful bridesmaids as they spent the morning getting themselves ready.

Alison and Stuart opted for an outdoor ceremony and with a short walk down our beautiful wisteria-clad wedding aisle, Alison and Stuart were ready to get married and the ceremony could begin.

After a beautiful intimate ceremony the couple could relax and enjoy some time spent with family and friends over reception drinks… a great opportunity for some really special photographs in the barn gardens.

Groom, Stuart had a huge passion for countryside pursuits and you can see nods to this in lots of the wedding day details. The buttonholes Alison made with her mum using shot cartridges with purple ribbon and feathers. Florist Eleanor, suggested adding the feathers, a few purple-blue thistles and some grasses creating this gorgeous laid back look.

The bride and groom were now ready to greet their guests for the wedding breakfast. The couple had opted for our popular self-carve menu. This is a great option where you can get your guests involved in the meal and is a really fun aspect of the day that guests and couples love! Our award-winning caterers Absolute Taste as always produce fine-dining at its best!

After indulging in the wedding breakfast this is the perfect time for some great couple shots! Matthew Bishop has photographed many weddings at the barn and knows all the best locations for those ‘must-have’ photo opportunities!

One of the real wow factors of this day and one that we felt worked so well with the laid back style of the barn were the beautiful flowers… 

Ending the day with a dance and evening drinks, this really was a special summer wedding.

 

A boho summer wedding!

Grab yourself a coffee and enjoy all the beautiful rustic details from pampas grass to twinkling fairy lights, bride Heathers amazing DIY talents to the cutest alpacas! 

Treat yourself to some magical wedding inspo… 

The barn looking cosy for the wedding breakfast and pampas grass displayed in our milk churns. Great for an outdoor ceremony.

Beautiful bridesmaids dresses by Lace and Beads and a gorgeous Rue De Seine gown for bride Heather…

Flowers by The Great Little Flower Company.

An incredible day for Heather and Tom and love this shot of our fantastic lawn!

Now featured over on Rock My Wedding.

Wedding Cake: All Cakes & Sizes | Hair and Make Up: Oxford Wedding Hair & Make Up | Wedding Dress: Rue De Seine | Bridal Boutique: The Wedding Club Birmingham | Bridesmaids Dresses: Lace & Beads | Jewellery : Victoria James Jewellers | Hair Pins: Crown & Glory Accessories | Earrings: Carrie Elizabeth Jewellery | Groom & Groomsmen Suits: Souster & Hicks | Hand Painted Denim Jacket : Bride’s Own

A small wedding for 15!

A beautiful October day and the gorgeous intimate wedding of Hannah and Scott. So thrilled to share that this wedding is featured over on Coco Wedding Venues today – https://cocoweddingvenues.co.uk/the-blog/inspiration/scott-and-hannah/ 

Here’s a few of our own favourite moments of their day captured by https://mtstudio.co.uk/ 

Hannah and Scott were originally getting married at the barn in May but unfortunately like so many, they had to postpone their day and after much deliberation they chose a day towards the end of the year hoping for the day they had originally planned. 

Another blow to their wedding planning came when the government changed the guidelines and reduced numbers attending weddings to just 15! This gorgeous couple didn’t let this get in their way and marched ahead with their plans and finally the day they had been looking forward to for so long had arrived!

A huge congratulations to them both; Hannah and Scott you persevered, were challenged at every corner but you did it… and what a day it was! These photos say it all…

Beautiful flowers provided by https://www.theflowershedoxford.co.uk/ 

Make up by Katie Burt Make up and hair by Katie Jane Whitlock.

 

Hannah in her beautiful Maggie Sottero gown.

All ready for the outdoor ceremony and the weather wasn’t going to put a stop to the couple getting married outside!

A short walk down our wedding aisle…

… to the ceremony!

An absolutely incredible day that we hope will inspire you all planning your weddings during this difficult time! You will get your time and your day will be just as beautiful as you hope!

Getting ready in The Nook

You’ve made the decision to get ready at the barn and this is where The Nook comes in. Tucked away in a secluded spot, this little barn is a beautiful space for you and your bridesmaids to get ready. As you step inside this little rural retreat it’s got a lovely homely feel but has the spec of a high-end hotel and not forgetting it has everything you need for bridal prep at it’s best!

Book The Nook for your wedding day and it’s exclusively yours from 9am…  with stylish rustic clad walls and swanky sofas and chandeliers… who wouldn’t want to treat themselves to a bit of time with your girlies and start the day as you mean to go on! Enjoy!

Welcome to The Nook…

Now for your walk down the aisle…

… it’s time to get married!

PHOTO CREDITS:

New Forest Studio / Natalie J Weddings / Dan Walker / Jamie Waters / Kim Williams / MT Studio / Alexandra Jane / Laura Martha / Matthew Bishop / Claudia Rose Carter / Benjamin Wheeler / Scott Stockwell / Jen Marino / Dearest Love  / James Davidson / The Wild Bride

A day full of colour!

Claire and Matt had a beautiful summer wedding in August with a laid-back, colourful and fun vibe! Questioning some of the usual wedding traditions and embracing what was the most important to them, Claire and Matt said they loved every minute of their day!

Getting ready in our bridal preparation barn, The Nook.

A cheeky first-look…

The most incredible and colourful bouquet by Kelly Russell Flowers.

A beautiful and intimate indoor ceremony.

Bubbles!

A kiss under the wedding aisle…

A gorgeous wedding for you and we’re thrilled that you can indulge your wedding inspo needs a bit more as it’s been featured over on Rock My Wedding.

If you’re currently planning your own wedding, enjoy this great read with some valuable tips and advice and of course some wonderful photography by The Vedrines.

Bridal Gown: Wilderly | Bridal Boutique : www.whiteboutique.co.uk | Grooms Suit : T. M. Lewin | Groomsmen Suits : Youngs | Wedding Cake : Marks & Spencers | Florist: Kelly Russell Flowers | Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist : Georgina Heron | Entertainment : The High Jives from Gigz Management | Honeymoon Provider : Audley | Favours : Grasmere Gingerbread | Photobooth : Booth Fairy

A sunny day in June!

A day full of fun and laughter from start to finish. Lisa and Romane got married on a sunny day in June with such wonderful attention to detail, we’re talking amazing entertainment with steel drums, an incredible table plan and such pretty little lavender confetti envelopes! Oh and not forgetting the stunning Christina Wu bridal gown  https://houseofwu.com/

Photography was by one of our favourites, https://www.nataliejweddings.com/

Gorgeous flowers by https://ivyameliaflorals.co.uk/2018/10/26/pastel-perfection-the-the-barn-launton-photography-www-nataliejweddings-com/

A little walk from The Nook down our pretty wedding aisle and a gorgeous outdoor ceremony with all of Romane and Lisa’s friends and family.

Those incredible lavender confetti envelopes…

A walk around the barns gardens.

Another beautiful wedding also featured on Rock My Wedding https://www.rockmywedding.co.uk/christina-wu-bridal-gown and we’re so happy to share it with you. Any gorgeous ideas at this wedding inspire you? Please get in touch!

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01869 321442

Wisteria-filled wedding!

Chilled and fun vibes all the way! A pretty Bank-Holiday weekend wedding in May full of love, fun and laughter! 

Our beautiful wisteria-clad wedding aisle!

An outdoor ceremony for Chloe and Ben.

Aren’t these bridesmaids dresses gorgeous? You can find these at ASOS!

One hell of a cake by Livia’s Sweet Treats.

This wedding was featured on Rock My Wedding and can be found here https://www.rockmywedding.co.uk/flat-wedding-shoes – for more information on the wonderful suppliers please see below.

Videographer: Mitchell Clulow Photo + Film | Wedding Dress: Wed2b | Bridesmaid Dresses: ASOS | Cake: Livia’s Sweet Treats | Florist: Lucy | Hair: Bernie Dickens + Rachel Bodimeade | Makeup: Zoe Kennedy | Entertainment: Gigz Management | Transport: Tripple white Weddings Ltd

 

A Fairytale Wedding…

Billie and Jonny were childhood sweethearts and we were thrilled to host their gorgeous June wedding for them. Romantic from the start they chose personalised wedding vows, a beautiful blush wedding gown for Billie and sparkly bridesmaids dresses… not forgetting the sequin suit for the brides-man!!

The barn looked glorious draped in lots of twinkly fairy lights and to end their day they had the most wonderful sparkler exit. 

Wanting their wedding to feel like home and also so important for the couple to ensure all aspects of the day were family orientated – it was a dream come true for the couples and we hope you love it as much as we did…

A walk along the wedding aisle.

Stunning florals by Signature Flowers.

If you’d like to see more of this beautiful blush wedding, please see our gorgeous feature here in – Rock My Wedding.

Bride Dress Designer: Willowby Watters | Bridal Boutique: Blush Bride | Groom Suit: Moss Bros. | Bride’s Rings: RSTStudio | Shoes: New Look  | Cake: All Cakes And Sizes | Flowers: Signature Flowers | Hair & Makeup Artist: Annie Botta MUA | Stationery: Minted | Entertainment: Gigz Management | Decor/Hire : Ginger Ray | Bridesmaid Dresses: ASOS

 

 

 

Dreamcatchers and Fairylights

A beautiful day in August… Loving the boho rustic look, Yaz and Nick loved the barn with its wooden beams, bare stone walls and pretty fairy lights and once they secured their date it was all systems go!!

One of the first purchases for Yaz was the gorgeous bridesmaids dresses from ASOS and this instigated the colour and theme for the whole day. Another amazing addition was the beautiful Dreamcatcher from With A Gypsy Soul Dreamcatchers – such a stunning backdrop.

Need we say more, the photos say it all and by a photographer we have seen a few times at the barn and we are always amazed by his talents – Sam at New Forest Studio. 

Our Dress wall in The Nook! A place for everything.

 

A glorious outdoor ceremony…

Those fabulous ASOS dresses.

The Wedding Breakfast!

Time for some shots around the barn and what a backdrop!

Let the party begin…

 

Love this as much as we do? Check it out on Rock My Wedding as they loved it too!!

Dress Designer: Martina Liana | Bridal Boutique: The Tailor’s Cat Bridal Boutique | Bridal Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Florist: The Great Little Flower Company | Cake: Seventh Heaven | Bridesmaids Dresses: ASOS | Groom/Groomsmen Suits: Moss Bros. | Saxophonist: Wendy Allen | DJ: Gigz Management