Weddings at Kinkell Byre
A truly unique Scottish Wedding Barn Venue
Kinkell Byre is more than just a wedding venue. We offers you exclusive hire of a converted barn which is full of character and rustic charm with plenty of room inside and out, all in an amazing setting.
The Kinkell Byre team have more than 16 years’ experience in barn weddings and will give you as much or as little help and advice as you want. This allows you to really put your personal touch on it so that your wedding is truly unique.
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Furniture hire available from Kinkell Byre
We also offer optional hire of tables, chairs, and Chesterfield sofas directly from Kinkell Byre. Or if you love the venue but don’t want the blank canvas option, we can organise a full wedding package on request. Find out more here
No need for change overs
Kinkell Byre is made up of separate areas which allows each part of your day to have its own space, which can all be set up in advance. There is no need for room re-setting and this helps create a relaxed flow to your day. The average wedding here at Kinkell Byre is between 100-120 people however the space is extremely flexible and has hosted weddings from 60 people to 450 people.
We don’t charge corkage
We don’t believe in charging you extra for wines and fizz you’ve already bought, so you don’t need to worry about any extra corkage charges coming from us. Our preferred bar supplier, Event Bars St Andrews, offers a comprehensive choice of wine and fizz for your convenience.
Choose your own suppliers
You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your dream caterer to get your dream venue – so we don’t tell you who to use. The only people that we ask you to use are our lighting and bar suppliers, as they have bespoke equipment tailored to our venue. If you are looking for ideas, we have a list of recommended suppliers who we have worked with often and regard as part of the team. If you are still looking for ideas, we are happy to offer our advice.
We are very lucky in Scotland where getting married does not just mean a traditional church ceremony or registrar office. Scotland is one of the only places in the world that allows you to get married anywhere, your way, all that you need is a registered body and a marriage schedule. Here you can find out how this works.
Dates for your diary
Kinkell Byre will be hosting a wedding showcase on the weekend of 1st & 2nd May, 10am-5pm. This will be subject to appointment only and strict social distancing policy so please contact us to book your appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
Virtual show rounds are also available, please contact us to book.
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Kinkell Byre has 4 areas that can be used to suit your event. The Stables are generally used for catering and storage.
Below we have explained what each area is typically used for and the dimensions of each area. This should not be taken as a set format you are of course free to decide exactly how you would like to use the space.
(Approx. 31 m x 14 m (434 m²) Approx. 4,500 sq. ft)
This wooden floor area, for most events provides plenty of space for tables, chairs and dancing without any need for re-setting. The space allows for flexibility to choose table sizes shapes and layouts to suit your theme/decor.
(Approx 14.5 m x 10.5 m (152.5 m2 ) 1,600 sq ft)
This area is the most popular for wedding ceremonies using the same chairs as for dining, and again with flexibility as to layout seating around 200. Alternatively it can be used as a second area for tables & chairs seating around 150 which combined with the Dance Floor allows room for a total of 350-450 depending on required dance floor area.
Another option may be to use this area to set out a buffet.
(Approx 41 m x 5.5 m (225.5 m2 ) 2,400 sq ft)
Mainly used for the drinks reception and bar – the curtains between this area and the Dance Floor being kept closed often before dining and then being opened to give the impression that the Dance Floor and Long Shed are all one.
(Approx. 23.5 m x 6 m (141 m2 ) 1500 sq ft)
Often used as an entrance area, but can also be used as a ceremony area for up to 130. Also additional reception space for serving drinks on arrival. Good indoor space for photographs if needed.
This area is is typically used by the Catering team.
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We would love to show you the venue, no matter how many photographs you have seen, to get a true feel for Kinkell Byre you must come and see it.