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The Venue

Smeetham Hall Barn,
Smeetham Hall Lane, Bulmer,
CO10 7EU

We have chosen to get married in the beautiful Smeetham Hall Barn. Smeetham Hall Barn is a privately owned 16th-century barn set within a property listed in the Domesday Book.

Despite being in a rural location, Smeetham Hall Barn is not difficult to find. Close transport links for your guests include Sudbury Rail Station, around two miles away. This makes it an easy wedding venue to reach from London, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Essex and further afield.
Nearest towns/villages: Bulmer, Sudbury, Middleton, Long Melford, Lavenham, Halstead.
Smeetham Hall is fully accessible for those with disabilities.



For guests wishing to drive, there is also ample parking for 150 cars close to the barn. Cars can be left overnight and collected by 12.00 pm (midday) on Sunday. 


1.30 pm
Drinks reception & photos 1.50 pm
Wedding breakfast
3.30 pm
Coffee & tea served in the marquee 6.00pm
Cake cutting followed by the first dance 7:00 PM
Evening catering 9.00 pm
Carriages arrive Midnight

** After the wedding photos there will be some time for anyone who needs to check into their hotel to do so. Just make sure you are back for 3.30 pm when the wedding breakfast begins.**


After the photos have been taken, the drinks reception will start. We have provided a selection of drinks for your enjoyment.

After the wedding breakfast, the bar will open.

Bar prices – local pub prices

Cider from £4.00 a bottle
Pint of beer from £3.50
Spirits from £2.40
Wine from £4.80 a glass or £17.30 a bottle
Prosecco £23.50 a bottle
Soft drinks from £1.60

Dress Code

This is a wedding guys, the perfect excuse to put on your glad rags and celebrate. There will be drinking and dancing so make sure your outfit is comfy.


Taxi’s are to be pre-booked in advance. Smeetham Hall is to be vacated at 12 midnight.