Unique wedding venue in Buckinghamshire

Unique wedding venue in Buckinghamshire

Our unique wedding venue

Chiltern Open Air Museum in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, is an outdoor museum of rescued and reconstructed historic buildings and working farm set in 45 acres of beautiful woodland and countryside. This quirky and charming site provides a very unique location for a wedding ceremony and reception, and a great backdrop for your wedding photographs.

The Museum has 35 reconstructed buildings, seven of which are now licensed for civil ceremonies including an Iron Age roundhouse (believed to be the only one licensed for civil ceremonies in the country), tin chapel, Victorian toll house and Medieval barns.

The Museum is available on a dry hire basis only. There are no restrictions on suppliers and no corkage fees allowing you to plan a wedding suited to your own style. There are three barn wedding venues available: Northolt barn, Skippings barn, and Arborfield barn all of which are licensed for civil ceremonies. The Victorian toll house, Iron Age roundhouse, Henton tin chapel, and Thame Vicarage are also licensed for civil ceremonies. Each building can be hired separately, or as part of a combined package to increase capacity and spread your wedding across the beautiful site. If you are hiring Skippings Barn you can also hire your own marquee to go in the field next to it at no additional charge.

Our wedding venues

Available for weekday and weekend weddings
Northolt Barn
Skippings Barn

Available for mid-week weddings only
Henton Tin Chapel
Victorian Toll House
Iron Age Roundhouse
Arborfield Barn
Thame Vicarage

Our friendly, experienced wedding team will be very happy to show you around our beautiful site and historic buildings. We can also recommend fantastic local caterers, photographers and a marquee company who are familiar with our site. To arrange a site visit and find out available dates please contact weddings@coam.org.uk or phone 01494 871 117.

View our wedding brochure

Wedding blogs featuring Chiltern Open Air Museum

Aimee and Jonny’s wedding
Oli and Joely’s wedding
Gemma and Tom’s wedding
Jose and Simi’s wedding
Ken and Penny’s wedding

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* You can also find us advertised on www.weddingspot.co.uk

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Special Offer – save 5% on our 2019 wedding prices

Wedding availability 2019

Weddings must be booked by 30th January 2019. Reception hire only. Offer valid for 2019 weddings. Excludes weddings in April and September.

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