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Turn Your Next Meeting Into An Occasion

* Award & Gala Dinners * Company Parties & Team Days * Full & Half Day Meetings *

* Product Launches * Public Speaker Events * Team Building * Training *


Why settle for yet another hotel meeting room?  The award-winning Gildings Barns has a unique and rustic character that creates a lasting impression to provide privacy and exclusivity.


Whether you are planning a meeting or seminar, gala dinner, networking event or boardroom lunch, we offer a service tailored to meet your requirements and the perfect location - comfortable, relaxed and completely out the way of the everyday hustle and bustle.

Your guests are sure to be impressed by the location you have chosen for them.

Original Threshing Barn is over 300 years old

Set in the beautiful Surrey Hills on the Surrey/West Sussex countryside

Gildings Barns consists of several interconnecting oak-framed beamed barns

The main Gildings Barn was hand-built by local salvaged wood after the storms of 1987

Gated venue with free secure onsite parking

Breakout/Meeting rooms for a variety of functions including meetings, interviews, training, receptions and corporate dining

We offer free Wi-Fi, if you require a projector, screen and/or audio-visual aids or staging this can be hired in

Gildings Barns Catering Partners can provide a wide variety of catering choices and menus

Please contact for more information

Corporate Retreat

Gildings Barns offer a unique setting for a quiet, comfortable retreat to discuss business strategy or for an opportunity to bond with colleagues.

Our Event Management Team work closely with you supporting the planning of your bespoke event.

The stunning barns provide scope for large and small gatherings, including breakout spaces for group tasks.

With over 20 acres of private grounds there is excellent opportunity and space for outdoor activities and team challenges.

We understand the distractions and clutter of the office working environment, so why not escape to the calm environment of Gildings Barns.

Whether it is a corporate event, a meeting, training program, team building day or conference, Gildings Barns can cater for all.


We have selected outstanding local caterers to work with us at Gildings rather than restricting you to just one.

You can choose one of our Catering Partners below to advise you in creating a personal menu that incorporates some of your favourite foods.

Whether you want formal catering, informal catering such as a hog roast or BBQ, or something in between, we know from experience that any of our Catering Partners will have your staff and guests recalling their sensational, mouth-watering creations a long time after the event.

All our caterers can accommodate all dietary requirements (vegan, GF, nut-free, dairy-free, etc).
Please see our Catering & Bar


The Drinkery by Browns Kitchen.

Welcome to The Drinkery - Gildings Barns Premium Bar Service.

They will provide a fully stocked pay bar for your wedding or event at the barns.

They supply everything you need to ‘wow' your guests, from a stylish looking bar structure, trained/uniformed staff,

an extensive product list, dedicated Gin Bar with local and interesting blends, Craft Beers, Real Ales, Cocktails and much much more…

Please do get in touch with them if you would like to make an enquiry and they will create the perfect bar experience for you.

Email -

Tel - 01306 631000

Event Planning

Our Event Management Team work closely with you supporting the planning of your bespoke event. 

The stunning barns provide scope for large and small gatherings, including breakouts spaces and group tasks.

With over 20 acres of private grounds there is excellent opportunity and space for outdoor activities and team challenges.


Day-of Coordination

A member of the Gildings Barns Team will be onsite throughout your event and your chosen Caterers will supply staff to serve you throughout the day.



Gildings Barns is only accessible through a keypad electric gate therefore is completely secure.

Timings & Rates

All rates are available on request

Full Day Hire - (8.30am-11pm)

Full Daytime Hire - (8.30am-5.30pm)

Half Day Hire - (8.30am-1pm or 1pm to 5.30pm)

Weekly/Monthly Hire rates available too


Catering Options

 * Tea * Coffee * Juices * Soft Drinks * Bacon & Sausage Baps * Pastries *  Sandwiches & Wraps * Hot & Cold Buffet * Cakes & Biscuits *

(special dietary requests in advance)

For larger catering options please contact our Catering Partners direct:

 * Sit Down Meal * Hog Roast * BBQ * Hot or Cold Buffet * Food Trucks *

Technical Specs

Free Wi-Fi, projector and screen available; audio-visual aids can be hired in


We have our own in-house DJ - The Award Winning DJ2K which we would ask you to use.

Our Music Agency is approved to perform at Gildings Barns and have received high recommendations from our clients.

You are welcome to use them for your event at Gildings Barns.

If you wish to use others performers/entertainment acts please obtain approval from the Gildings Barns first.

Please note that Gildings Barns is not suitable for rock bands or groups of more than four and these are therefore unfortunately not permitted.

Team Building

We have teamed up with a local family run business who specialises in creating unique outdoor activities and events for all types of corporate groups.

Activities include:

Team Building Days, It's A Knockout, Mobile Climbing Walls, Segway Hire, Crazy Golf, Archery, Country Pursuits,

Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, Abseiling Tower, Laser Tag, Off Road Buggies and lots more.

If you wish to continue after your meeting we can arrange Team Building Events for the afternoon

and the finish with drinks and a Hog Roast or BBQ from one of our Catering Partners.



Tasting Experiences

Do you want to learn more about gin, wine or beer in a few hours?

This tasting session will start you on your journey of discovery.

You will taste excellent gin, wines and beers from around the world and get many helpful pointers that will enhance your appreciation. 

This event is perfect for people who are new to tasting and just want to have a bit of fun learning more.

Why not add some locally award winning cheeses, meat platters or fish board to complement your experience?

We can also arrange Grazing Platters ideal for sharing; 8 or 16 people per platter.

Gin Tasting 

Your very own “Ginstructor” will guide you through a selection of craft gins and expand your understanding of the various flavour profiles.

 From London Dry Gin & Old Tom Gin to infused and flavoured Gins you will certainly experience gin at its best!

Wine Tasting

Your personal Sommelier will give you the opportunity to sample a range of wines in a relaxed and fun environment.

Beer Tasting

In partnership with the award-winning local pub The Surrey Oaks and run by their own beer master, they are in the unique position to offer you an event like no other.  They can source any quality beer locally or worldwide and from any brewery that you would like to make this event personal to your tastes.

Venue Layout

Gildings Barn
Length - 16m / 52ft 4"
Width - 8.75m / 28ft 7"
Maximum Height - 6.75m / 22ft 1"
The Stage is approximately 2.2m x 3.3m / 7ft 2" x 10ft 8"

The Granary

Width – 4.18m / 13ft 7"

     Depth – 3.70m / 12ft 1"

Height to central beam – 1.90m / 6ft 2"

Each balcony is 1.77m / 5ft 8" in length

Threshing Barn
Length - 11.25m / 36ft 9"
Width - 5m / 16ft 4"

Side Barn

Length 11m / 36ft

Width is 4m / 13ft 10”

Main Barn Door Leading from Courtyard

3m x 3m / 10ft x 10ft 

Furniture & Décor

1 x round table 1.8m / 6ft

14 x round tables 1.5m / 5ft

16 x wooden trestle tables 1.8m x 0.7m / 6ft x 2ft 3"

8 x Gopak plastic folding bench tables 1.5m x 0.79m / 5ft x 2ft 6"

1 x square table – used as cake table 2ft²

130 x Chiavari chairs with padded cream cushions

110 x Wooden Rustic chairs (outdoor wedding)

8 Oak Barrels

Permanent Fairy Lights

We can hire in a variety of tents if required, eg, bell tents, tepees, marquees and gazebo's

Seating Plans & Floorplan

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