Forest & Old Barn Wedding Venue

Woodland wedding awaits! This is an enchanting secret forest ceremony spot that wont fail to get your heart fluttering as you enter through the gates and meander along the forest aisle. Exchange vows under the leaves of a giant oak in the depths of an indigenous forest and surrounded by a sea of white arum lilies. The pre-drinks picnic area in the forest (complete with a flushing loo so your guests can comfortably chill here while you have your photos taken in any of the endless photo ops on the farm) is a treasure trove of cool and a great place for your guests to wet the whistle with a craft beer or cocktail.


The wedding celebration then takes a truly epic twist as the party moves on to the Old Barn, a rustic 19c former dairy, implement sheds and pig styes which have been lovingly converted into a unique event venue. With several fireplaces, original features, cigar lounge and a large dining area with rustic wooden tables and chairs where you and your guests can party the night away in comfort, or make s’mores over the fire under the stars and listen to the owls hoot. With four large fire places (three indoors and one large fire pit outside) the Old Barn is a cosy haven. perfect for winter celebrations.

Guests can stay within staggering distance of the bar in one of twenty basic, but comfortable rooms at the Old Barn which are able to sleep up to 75 people in total. Your four legged family are welcome too, as long as they are well behaved and kept under control, there are farm animals on site.

The Old Barn & Forest venue can be described as a laid-back party venue that is ideal if it’s a festive atmosphere you are longing for.

Forest & Old Barn

Below is a summary of what the Forest & Old Barn offers, our rates range from R56 500 – R69 000

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us.


We are all about no hidden costs here at De Uijlenes, we are like cling wrap! Transparent.  The following is all included in the venue hire:

  • The Old Barn Venue, bar & cigar lounge.
  • The Forest ceremony and predrinks area.
  • Accommodation for 74 guests at the Old Barn reception venue (20 rooms for two nights)
  • Use of the dam & lawns surrounding the venue.
  • Full Bar service, glasses, ice & bar-men.
  • Plates
  • Cutlery
  • Wine glasses
  • Champagne flutes
  • Water glasses
  • Tables: Rustic wooden tables.
  • White cloth Napkins
  • Chairs: white, wooden or green chairs – you choose.
  • Four fireplaces and wood for the reception fires
  • 3 waiters & kitchen staff.
  • Forest & picnic area
  • PA System for the ceremony.
  • Assistance & co ordination from the De Uijlenes weddings coordinator
Contact us to get the current venue fee rate.  We also have a winter special for the months of June, July & August which is 20% off of the venue fee.


The rooms at the Old Barn Venue are reserved for your wedding guests only and can accommodate 74 people.  The two nights accommodation for these 74 people is INCLUDED in the venue fee.  If any of your guests wish to stay a third night, we charge per room per night.  There is also an option to not include the accommodation in the venue fee and your guests can book directly with us on a first book, first gets basis.


It is compulsory to use De Uijlenes’ chefs and staff for your function when you book at either of our venues. We are flexible when it comes to the menu and can quote you on anything you wish, no matter how quirky your tastes are. We also cater for any special dietary requirements, vegans, vegetarians, pescetarians, banters – we have done it all!  We love to host an entire weekend of celebrations, so we also offer catering the night before the wedding (Themed Dinners), breakfasts, brunches and lunches for your guests.


We have a selection of local wines available, but you are welcome to arrange your own wine and/or champagne for your event at a corkage per 750ml bottle. 


Our wedding coordinators will assist you in finding the best local suppliers, from photographers to DJ’s and celebrants, that will help you make the day perfect.

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