The Fleece Inn
A modern wedding in a medieval setting
Owned by the National Trust, the historic Fleece Inn lies in the heart of Bretforton in Worcestershire, within a stone’s throw of the 12th-century village church. The building is full of charm with its crooked black and white walls. The Fleece Inn has won multiple awards and is a very friendly venue with an experienced wedding team at the helm.
The 15th century medieval thatched barn is licensed for civil weddings and stands overlooking a pretty apple orchard and garden. For an intimate and romantic wedding, the atmospheric barn simply oozes with character and is hard to beat. Original beams entwined with hops and fairy lights line the high ceiling. Outside the charming cottage gardens make for the perfect photoshoot.
The barn has a maximum capacity of 60 guests for a civil ceremony and can later seat up to 57 guests for wedding breakfast. When the party begins in the evening the barn can comfortable host up to 100 guests. The Fleece Inn offers extensive menu options made from locally sourced produce and pride themselves on their range of both traditional ales and ciders. One of the ciders available is actually made on site!
Extensive gardens mean you can hire traditional marquees to complement your booking. There are also several additional options available to add that personal touch. For something a little different, the team at The Fleece can arrange their spectacular Ceilidh band or the Pebworth Morris Men can add some local charm. Outside, sister company to the Fleece the Moongazing Hare Bars can set up Olive the Bus Bar. This open top double decker is a fabulously converted bar. Lastly The Prancing Pony Horsebox is a smaller option which is a lovely addition.
Full or quirk and character, The Fleece Inn’s barn is undeniably the epitome of rural, country wedding style. Due to it being a National Trust site it is not available for exclusive hire. Despite this the intimate and romantic atmosphere which is alive here will not disappoint.