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.

To arrange a viewing of Bellows Mill for your wedding, call Rachael on 01525 220548 or email


Reception in barn: (Up to 120 seated, to end at midnight): from £3150.00
Reception in barn for 120 and Civil Ceremony*
*maximum 80 + 12 standing : from £3400.00
Reception for 120 to 150 guests in Lakeside Marquee (not including cost of marquee or civil ceremony) £3650.00
Reception and *Civil Ceremony for 120-250 guests in marquee: £3900.00
Lakeside lights if required: £250.00 (payable to electrician)

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

Room rates for mid-week wedding £2400 and available for 4 nights.

What is included

  • Lakeside stretch 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
  • Four cloakrooms
  • Parking.

What is not included

  • Catering, crockery, cutlery, glasses, table linen, chair covers
  • £100 surcharge for mobile caterers e.g. Fish and Chips, Pizza, Burger, Crepes etc.
  • Pay Bar £125
  • Disposal of waste or fee of £100 to dispose on site
  • Decorations and flowers
  • Music and live entertainment
  • Hire of accessories (list on request)

Please email for list of recommended suppliers


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.