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, and will be treated with bubbly on arrival and 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
Carrot and coriander soup, foccacia bread
Smoked haddock, spinach and chive Mornay
Ham hock and parsley terrine, piccallili
Blue Vinney and walnut tart, watercress salad
Roast breast of Somerset turkey, pigs in blankets, pork and apricot stuffing, crisp roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy
Braised beef, horseradish potato cake, beetroot crisps, oxtail and sage sauce
Grilled fillets of lemon sole, sweet pepper crushed potatoes, salsa verde
Griddled aubergine, artichoke and basil gnocchi, rocket salad, parmesan tuille
Morroccan lentil stuffed aubergine, vegan parmesan
Homemade Christmas pudding with brandy cream
Baked vanilla and nutmeg cheesecake, blueberry compote
Dark chocolate tart, salted caramel, Roddas cream
Warm cherry pie, sour cherry glaze, vegan vanilla ice cream
Cott Farm is an exclusive use venue and therefore dates can only be reserved with a deposit payment (with the remaining balance payable 30 days before your event), and bookings are allocated on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.
Pricing starts at £75 per person, including exclusive venue hire, three course menu and drinks. 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). All prices exclusive of VAT.
Photo credits: Cott Farm, GRW Photography, Heather Birnie.