Batemans Barn, Batemans Barn @ South Elmham Hall, Hall Lane,
St Cross, South Elmham, Harleston IP20 0PY

John & Nicole Sanderson
Tel 01986 782 526



If you want to bring a group of friends or meet for a special family lunch then please call to discuss your requirements. We have plenty of space to accommodate large groups either in the barn or in our covered courtyard. We can design a special menu with your favourite dishes which we can either serve at the tables or as a buffet.

If you a need a cake to celebrate a special birthday or anniversary, some live music to enjoy or a flower arrangement to decorate the table we can organise all this for you. In addition we have a fully licensed bar serving real ale, draft lagers, beers and local cider as well as a full range of spirits and wines from around the world


The barn is available for daily, ½ daily and/or evenings hire Monday to Saturday for Private parties, Club or Society meetings, exhibitions, business meetings, lunches and conferences. Please call or email to discuss you requirements.


The Grade 1 listed Hall was once a medieval Bishops Palace, guided tours include the house and grounds and the history of the site with stories of the Bishops, Kings and courtiers who have visited over the centuries

South Elmham Hall is Open for guided house tours every Thursday between April 1st and 30th Sept @ 2pm (£6.50 per adult) (space is limited so please call to book) we also recommend the more exclusive tour of the Hall and Minster, which includes lunch and afternoon tea which you can book through Suffolk Historic houses Invitation to View Scheme. If you are member of a club or society and would like to bring a group on a specific date please call or email to discuss your requirements. We can also provide light refreshments, lunches and afternoon tea as well as a guided walk to South Elmham Minster.


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Bateman's Barn South Elmham HallThe patio area Copyright John Harris