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At West hall Barn, we appreciate that holding a special event can be costly and try to keep your costs to a minimum. In addition to the provision of the barn, through our local connections, we are able to recommend a full range of tried and tested suppliers who can offer you the following services:


We can host many different styles of entertainment from chamber music to a full disco!
The size of the barn and surrounding grounds offers even the largest private functions the chance to choose the entertainment that would best suit the event.

We have a full list of excellent bands, discotheques, firework providers and general entertainment that you may like to use.


  • CAPACITY - The barn is able to seat maximum of 125 people and up to 200 people buffet style.
  • PARKING - We have our own parking close to the barn with wheelchair access.
  • FURNITURE - There area total of xx round tables, with place setting for a max of 10 guests, that are available for hire with the barn. However we can also recommend suppliers of additional furniture should you wish.
  • CATERERS - You may like to make your own catering arrangements, or we can recommend several firms that offer a wide range of menus from barbecues to banquets, served either buffet style of traditional seating - the choice is yours.

Duration of Hire

Unlike most venues you may have used, we appreciate the time and effort it takes into preparing a venue for that special event.

Our competitive hire charge therefore allows 3 days for build up and 2 days for breakdown.

We are flexible in our approach and welcome the opportunity to discuss with you in person any special requirements you may have, please go to our contact us page and either call or email to discuss in further detail.


Although the is not any accommodation available on site at the barn, we are able to recommend a variety of local hotels and bed and breakfasts that are a short distance from the barn.

Local Accommodation

The Grange at Oborne
The Grange Oborne
Sherborne Dorset
Tel: 01935 813191


Sherborne Hotel
Horsecastles Lane
Sherborne Dorset
Tel: 01935 813463


The Half Moon Inn
Half Moon St
Sherborne Dorset
Tel: 01935 812017


Antelope Hotel
Sherborne Dorset
Tel: 01935 812077