Though many of English Heritage’s Free to Enter sites remain open to visitors, unfortunately it has been necessary - as a result of advice relating to coronavirus - to close Bradford-on-Avon Tithe Barn for operational reasons, in order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
A spectacular 14th century monastic stone barn, 51 metres long, with an amazing timber cruck roof.
Read more about the history of the barn.
Before You Go
Access: There is access to the barn via a wheelchair accessible ramp at the Northwest door.
Opening Times: Open daily from 10.30am-4pm. The barn may occasionally be closed for local events - please check with Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust before you visit.
Parking: There is limited paid parking at the site (charge applies as it is not managed by English Heritage). The barn is also within easy walking distance of the town centre and train station, where more parking is available.
Group Visits and Events: The barn is managed by Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust. Please contact them directly to arrange group visits or third party events.
Facilities: The centre of Bradford-on-Avon is a short walk away, and has shops, toilets and places to eat and drink. There are also toilets available in the station.
Other Information: More information about the barn is available in the West Barn opposite.
Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.
Plan a Great Day Out
Bring a picnic and enjoy the area around the barn, which is next to the River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal, and close to Barton Farm Country Park. The centre of pretty Bradford-on-Avon is a short walk away.
Farleigh Hungerford Castle is a three mile drive from the barn. Explore the ruins of the castle and its chapel, take the audio tour and pick up a souvenir in the well-stocked gift shop. Stoney Littleton Long Barrow, Bratton Camp and White Horse and Nunney Castle are also within driving distance.