South Farm is a distinctly different venue for romantic weddings, special parties, celebrations and memorable corporate events, near Bedfordshire based on the Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire border. Guests enjoy exclusive use of the whole property, and the undivided attention of a family concern dedicated to delivering the very best service and ensuring the day is tailored to your needs. Our extensive smallholding provides widely acclaimed, largely organic home grown food in a stunning but relaxed setting.
House and Grounds
The beautiful old Farmhouse of Tudor origin borders a barnyard of ancient listed timber framed barns, a Granary, Old Dairy, Tudor Barn, Horse Barn, Hovels & Stables . All of which have been lovingly restored and are home to our friendly rare breed farm animals. Idyllic gardens encircle the buildings, giving way to a productive, organic smallholding, a nature reserve and woodland. The South Farm grounds cover an impressive 20 acres in all.
South Farm is conveniently located in the heart of the countryside on the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire borders. It is in the ideal location for Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, the A1 and M11 corridors and is only 37 minutes by train to London. Stansted and Luton airports are only 35 minutes away or Heathrow is 70 minutes.
A Family Affair
Over the 40 years that the Paxman family have lived here, they have turned South Farm into an Eco-friendly family enterprise. It combines a perfect setting with superb catering, year round home grown produce, flexible service and complete privacy.
We can seat up to 146 guests for a formal Wedding Breakfast, 146 for Civil Wedding Ceremonies and 200 for a Party. Ceremonies may take place outdoors in our stunning garden Summerhouse or in a number of indoor options ranging from the lovely country house Drawing Room, perfect for intimate ceremonies, to the Tudor Barn with a capacity of 146. With a luxurious Bridal Suite, 4 additional bedrooms and a unique fleet of Romany caravans and Showman’s wagons we can accommodate up to 24 guests with any number of campers welcome too.
A very special setting
As a setting for weddings, special occasions and corporate use, South Farm offers its clients and guests outstanding cuisine, imaginative spaces and unusual opportunities for any distinctly different event.