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Blackwell Grange

Capturing your heart from the moment you arrive, Blackwell Grange has been a family home for generations, loved by its owners and steeped in history. In 2016 Blackwell Grange opened its doors as an exclusive-use wedding venue for your special day sharing every wonder of the listed buildings and the land, from the characterful heritage to the tranquil Cotswold location, featuring contemporary, elegant interior design and exceptional attention to detail.

The beautiful 16th century Thatch Barn has become part of the Blackwell landscape. Lovingly restored, it is licensed for civil ceremonies with features including the original oak beams and barn doors, a magnificent open fire and ambient lighting. Say your vows in this romantic barn, before enjoying welcome drinks on the Apple Tree Lawn.

Dining and dancing take place in the contemporary Orchard Barn, bathed in light from its floor-to-ceiling windows and doors and featuring a stylish bar and helical staircase, impressive dining space and mezzanine ‘chill out’ area.

Galloping Gourmet are the in-house catering and events team at Blackwell Grange, working with you to create an exceptional wedding breakfast that is unique to your special day. Delicious, fun and theatrical, we want this to be the most spectacular family meal you have ever enjoyed.

With vast experience in planning, your dedicated planners will be on hand to help you create your perfect day. Whether you would like advice on local cake designers or suggestions on how to make the very best of this wonderful venue, we will be there, working together with you to turn your dreams into reality.

‘As the sun goes down, soak up the landscape, enjoying your evening party and looking out across the surrounding countryside. Our luxurious Hayloft Honeymoon Cottage means you can relax in this idyll until morning. Your guests will find a number of hotels in the surrounding villages and picturesque Cotswold towns, just a short journey from the venue.’

  • 01608 698798

  • Blackwell
  • Shipston-on-Stour
  • Warwickshire
  • CV36 4JX

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Key Features:

    • Accommodating up to 150 guests for your civil ceremony and dining, and up to 200 for an evening party
    • Say ‘ I do’ with a civil ceremony in the restored 16th century oak-beamed Thatch Barn
    • Eight picturesque churches in surrounding Cotswold villages for couples looking for a religious ceremony
    • A contemporary dining space, the Orchard Barn, built in 2016 and featuring a stylish bar and helical staircase to a mezzanine ‘snug’
    • Overnight accommodation for the happy couple in the secluded Hayloft Honeymoon Cottage with Juliet balcony and private garden
    • Numerous hotels in the surrounding villages and towns of Stratford-upon-Avon, Moreton-in-Marsh and Stow-on-the-Wold


We had our wedding here yesterday, and couldn't be happier about how it went! the venue was stunning and the food was beyond delicious. I only wish I had space to eat more! Verity & Alex managed our wedding in an amazing manner thinking of everything before I could, they made the day run smoothly and were friendly and approachable throughout! The honeymoon cottage was an amazing end to the best fairytale day of my life! I cannot thank Didi and her team enough! We have had so many great comments from our guests, and will be recommending Blackwell Grange to everyone! if you're engaged it is a must see venue! By Rose, on 11 June 2017
We celebrated my sister and her husband's wedding here last Saturday... this place is like heaven on earth. Thank you so much for this magical day at your beautiful venue. I was amazed by all the details and wonderful staff that took very good care of everybody. Lots of hugs to Didi, you're a star! By Bianca, on 18 July 2017
I had my wedding here and I can honestly say the place was amazing! Verity (our contact) made the whole situation stress free and the venue was truly stunning. The food Galloping Gourmet did was exquisite and the whole day ran without a hitch. I would recommend this place 100% for the perfect wedding!! By Chris, on 25 June 2017
A fabulous day/evening at Guy & Beth’s wedding. The venue has a wonderful atmosphere. The detail in each room/building is gorgeous. Staff, food & service was top notch. We will definitely be returning to this delightful hidden gem. Thank you! By Emma, on 28 May 2017
Fantastic Venue, great staff, I supplied DJ services to a great couple recently and found the management and staff a pleasure to work with. Would not hesitate coming back here or recommending the venue to clients, thank you. By Rob, on 6 June 2017
Lovely venue, brilliant staff, delicious food! We had a great time! Particularly like the sofa area on mezzanine floor where you could relax and chat. By Georgi, on 29 July 2017
Thank you Didi, Alex and team for a truly wonderful day. Frankie, Will and all the family appreciate the efforts you went to, to make their wedding a unique and memorable experience. By Deborah, on 19 February 2017