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If you're looking for a no-corkage wedding venue near Birmingham, look no further than Bredenbury Court Barns - where there is no corkage or service charge during your wedding day.

We offer all of the convenience and charm of a traditional barn wedding venue, with the added bonus of not having to worry about being charged for bringing your own alcohol! This makes us a perfect choice for couples who want to save money on their wedding day. Plus, our beautiful location in the heart of the countryside is sure to impress your guests!

No corkage or service charge during your wedding day

We offer no corkage, nor service charge, during your wedding day from your reception through to toast drinks and your wedding breakfast. We want to offer couples the option to supply their own drinks without any additional cost, so we are committed to being a no corkage wedding venue.

Whether you’re wanting to serve an array of traditional ales or you want to share your favourite wines with your guests, as a no corkage wedding venue you can plan the ultimate drinks reception for your special day at Bredenbury Court.

How does our No Corkage service work?

Our fabulous caterers provide all the necessary glassware, ice and staff for the service of your own drinks throughout the daytime (we even provide the fruit for your Pimms!).

There is no service charge for this service. And unlike many no corkage wedding venues, our evening Atrium Bar drinks are priced at local pub prices – this often comes as a pleasant surprise to your guests!

We simply ask the Bride or Groom to schedule their drinks delivery a few days before their big day (guests may not bring their own alcohol with them on the day!).

Bredenbury Court Barns Wedding Drinks Packages

If you wish to leave the provision of daytime drinks for your big day to us, we also have a range of extremely competitive drinks packages. We are happy to offer you wholesale priced daytime drinks from The Bredenbury Court Barns Cellar on a sale or return basis.

Wonderful wines start from £7.95 per bottle!

The Atrium Bar (adjoining the Oak Barn) is a full pay bar with card facilities, provided by Jenkinsons and is open all day! The comprehensive bar offers your guests a wide range of beers, ciders, wines, fizz, spirits and soft drinks including premium draught beers Amstel, Kronenburg 1664, Theakstons Peculiar IPA, Symonds Cider and premium hot drinks including Starbucks coffee.

The Atrium Bar closes at 11.45 pm.

Some frequently asked 'No Corkage Wedding Venue' questions:

If you're planning a wedding, you've probably heard of the term "no corkage wedding venues." What does this mean? Simply put, it's a type of wedding venue where you are allowed to bring your own alcohol. This can be a great option for couples who want to save money on their wedding day.
Below are our answers to some of the most frequently asked no-corkage wedding questions.

What is a no-corkage wedding venue?

A no-corkage wedding venue is a venue that does not charge a fee for bringing in your own alcohol. This can save you a lot of money on your wedding day, as you won’t have to purchase alcohol from the venue. No corkage venues are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, as they offer a great way to save money on your wedding day.

What's a typical corkage fee in the UK?

Corkage fees in the UK can vary greatly, depending on the venue. Some venues will charge a flat fee per bottle of wine, while others will charge a percentage of the total bill. At Bredenbury Court Barns, we don’t believe in hidden fees, so we don’t charge corkage!

Do you have to pay a corkage fee?

If a wedding venue doesn’t offer any corkage options, you may be required to pay a corkage fee. However, there are a few ways to avoid corkage fees. At Bredenbury Court Barns, we don’t believe in hidden fees, so we don’t charge corkage!

What does full corkage mean?

Full corkage means that the venue will let you bring in your own alcohol, but they will charge a fee for doing so. Corkage fees can vary greatly, depending on the venue so its always a good idea to ask in advance. We’ve heard of venue’s charging £10 a bottle in corkage!

What is a dry-hire venue?

A dry hire venue means that you are responsible for supplying your own food and drink. This is opposed to a wet hire venue, where the venue would provide these things for you. No corkage venues are typically dry hire venues.

Bredenbury Court Barns is the perfect no corkage wedding venue near Birmingham!

With our beautiful barns, grounds, and No Corkage policy, we offer everything you need to make your big day perfect. Contact us today to learn more or to schedule a tour! We can’t wait to show you our No Corkage wedding venue near Birmingham!

Need help deciding on what to drink at our no corkage wedding venue?

When it comes to wedding drinks, there are many options to choose from. Wine, beer, and cocktails are all popular choices, but what is the best option for your big day? Fear not, here’s a list of the most popular drinks we see at our barn wedding venue:

Our 8 most popular No-corkage Wedding Drinks:

Champagne

Champagne is a classic wedding drink and for good reason! It is light, refreshing, and perfect for toasting. Plus, there are many options to choose from when it comes to champagne. You can go with a sweet or dry option, or even add fruit juices to make your own unique champagne cocktail!

Prosecco

Prosecco is a great alternative to champagne if you are looking for something a little less expensive. It is also light and refreshing, making it a perfect choice for your wedding day. We recommend serving prosecco as a cocktail with fruit juices or in a mimosa! Alternatively, you can also opt for a prosecco bar where guests can create their own custom drinks.

Gin Cocktails

Gin cocktails are perfect for a barn wedding! They are refreshing, flavorful, and can be made to fit any wedding theme. We recommend serving gin cocktails in mason jars or glasses with fun straws for a rustic look. Alternatively, you can get creative with your garnishes and serve them in martini glasses for a more sophisticated look.

If you are having a summer wedding, we recommend a refreshing gin and tonic or a cucumber gin martini, whereas, for a winter wedding, a spiced gin cocktail would be perfect!

Wine

Wine is another popular choice for wedding drinks. Red wine is a great option for winter weddings, while white wine is perfect for summer nuptials. There are also many rose and sparkling wines to choose from, so you can find the perfect option for your big day!

We recommend bringing a couple of different wine options so that your guests can find the perfect drink to suit their tastes.

Beer

Beer is another popular choice for wedding drinks, especially if you are having a more laid-back or rustic wedding. There are many great craft beers to choose from these days, so you can find the perfect one to fit your wedding theme. If you are having a summer wedding, we recommend serving beer on ice to keep it nice and cold for your guests!

PIMMS

Pimms is a barn favourite at Bredenbury Court Barns! Pimms is light, refreshing and perfect for a summer’s day. It can be served with lemonade or ginger ale and is garnished with fruit and cucumber.

The best part?
We will even provide the fruit!

Whiskey

Whiskey is a great choice for a winter wedding! It is perfect for serving neat or on the rocks, and can also be used to make cocktails. If you are having a more formal wedding, we recommend serving whiskey neat or with a splash of water. However, if you are looking for something a little more fun, you can make whiskey cocktails!

Aperol Spritz

The Aperol Spritz is a classic Italian cocktail that is perfect for summer weddings.

It is made with Aperol, prosecco, and soda water. Garnish with an orange slice and you’re good to go!

No matter what drink options you choose for your wedding, be sure to have something for everyone! This way, all of your guests will be able to enjoy themselves and celebrate your big day. Cheers!

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