The Barn at Cott Farm is a spacious country wedding and events venue between Yeovil and Crewkerne in Somerset. Renovated in 2016, The Barn comes furnished with handmade tables and wooden chairs, fairy lights, bunting, carpet and a licensed bar. Cott Farm is licensed for marriages and civil partnerships and hosts weddings throughout the year, as well as a small number of exclusive events including Christmas parties.
With capacity for up to 300 evening guests (150 seated), heating and Christmas decorations, Cott Farm is the perfect venue for your exclusive corporate Christmas party.
We offer completely exclusive hire for all events, and the following is included for your Christmas Party:
- Exclusive hire of the barn
Your party will have the barn, staff and facilities to yourselves, and you’ll have access during the daytime if you’d like to add further decorations.
- Handmade tables & wooden chairs
Each of the 15 tables seats ten people and there are wooden folding chairs to match.
- Christmas decorations
Including Christmas tree, table decor and Christmas crackers.
- Arrival drink and three course meal with wine
Guests can choose from our tempting menu (see below), and will be treated with bubbly on arrival and a glass of table wine with their meal.
- Crockery, cutlery & glass hire
We take care of hiring all the equipment required for your chosen menu.
- Kitchen & team of catering staff
Our commercial kitchen means our chef can create your perfect menu on site, and our experienced team will be on hand throughout the event.
- Luxury loos
Our facilities are hired exclusively for your event and include separate ladies and gentlemen’s areas, accessed via steps.
- Use of the outside area
The outside area includes patio furniture with sail canopies for shelter from sun and rain. There is also the lawn, which includes a fire pit with log seating and logs for burning.
- Lighting & heating
Inside the barn there are fairy lights on each wooden beam, and paper lanterns dimmable bulbs so you can get the atmosphere just how you want it. The barn has heating for winter events.
- Licensed bar & entertainment licence until midnight
Our fully-stocked and staffed bar, with its apple crate backdrop, is licensed to sell alcohol until midnight. We are also licensed to play live or recorded music until midnight, which means you can choose to hire a band or disco.
Christmas Party Menu
Leek, parsley and potato soup with potato crisps and ciabatta
Warm goat’s cheese and red onion tart with winter leaves and rocket aioli
Prawn and crayfish cocktail with lemon mayonnaise
Pan roasted pigeon with bacon, chorizo and crushed hazelnuts
Roast breast of turkey with pork, sage and apricot stuffing, cranberry relish, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy
Crispy slow roasted belly of pork with cumin and pear braised red cabbage, potato cake and cider apple sauce
Pan roasted fillets of sea bream with crab and chive crushed potatoes, wilted greens and lobster sauce
Mac ‘n’ Cheese stuffed roasted butternut squash with a toasted pine nut and parsley salad
Homemade Christmas pudding with brandy cream
Mulled pear with vanilla bean ice cream
Black forest roulade with kirsch syrup
Mature stilton with candied walnuts and fruit bread
A glass of prosecco (or soft drink) on arrival
A glass of wine (or soft drink) for each guest with their meal
Pricing starts at £3000 for exclusive hire. Please contact us with your preferred date(s) and number of guests for a quote. Pricing is based on a minimum of 60 guests and the maximum is 150 (seated).
Photo credits: Cott Farm, GRW Photography, Heather Birnie.