Weddings at Bellows Mill, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire

Bellows Mill is an idyllic old watermill nestling beneath the Chiltern Hills with the lake providing a picturesque setting for weddings. With exclusive use of the premises for the weekend, it is the perfect venue for those wanting a formal or informal country wedding.


Reception in barn: (Up to 120 seated, to end at midnight): from £2500.00
Reception in barn for 120 and Civil Ceremony*
*maximum 80 + 12 standing : from £2800.00
Reception for 120 to 150 guests in Lakeside Marquee (not including cost of marquee or civil ceremony)
Other events for 150-250 guests: £POA
Lakeside lights if required: £300.00

To block book 8 apartments self-catering accommodation (to sleep 22, plus 6 people camping) for two nights: £1200.00

*A bespoke ceremony (not legally binding) can take place in the marquee by the lake: £POA

What is included

  • Lakeside marquee for reception drinks (if having the wedding breakfast in the barn.)
  • Corkage. You can supply your own drinks of the wedding breakfast at no extra charge, or up until 7pm if having a pay bar. (Caterer to supply glasses and service.) No more free drinks to be replenished when the pay bar opens. Corporate rates are available from Majestic Wine. Prices include delivery and are on a sale or return basis. Wine list on request.
  • Access the day before the reception to set up and decorate the barn
  • Access the following day to clear up
  • Two nights’ accommodation for bride and groom and a self-catering apartment for three other guests
  • Four flush toilets
  • Parking.

What is not included

  • Catering, crockery, cutlery, glasses, table linen, chair covers
  • Pay Bar £125. Contact Hayley, Tel: 01582 475843, bellows or your caterer
  • Decorations and flowers
  • Music and live entertainment
  • Hire of wooden benches (£7.50 each), Barrels (£20 each), wooden step ladders (£10 each)




A list of preferred caterers will be supplied on request

Mobile Bar. Contact your caterer or Hayley Tel: 01582

Chair Covers: Hayley Tel: 01582 475843

Resident DJ and MC:  Leon. Tel: 07515 409309

Childcare: Contact: Sally Harris Tel: 01525 229308/07963 506188, email:


Michal Domarus, Tel: +44 7982 860760, email:

Rosalind White, Tel: 07900 982389, email:

Music and Entertainment

Salsa: Rudy 07534 951401

Band/comedy trio: ‘Triple Cream’ Tel: 07768665646


Singer/DJ: Beverley Cassidy, Tel: 07891 253535, email:

Keith Bradbury (banjo, Bluegrass, Ragtime). Tel 07891 193198

Magician: Alan Hudson Tel: 07787 557412

Other Suppliers

Celebrant Services (for non-legal wedding ceremony),Tel: 07341 953210,

Morning Suit hire & tailor: 01582 65849/0790392587, email:


The property is surrounded by water.
There are no lifeguards employed on the premises at any time.
The proprietor is not responsible for the safety of the guests and a disclaimer to this effect is attached with the booking form when confirming a reservation.
Children must be closely supervised at all times.