Bradford-on-Avon Tithe Barn

Free Entry

Open daily, 10.30am-4pm


Pound Lane, Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1LF

Before You Go

A spectacular 14th century monastic stone barn, 51 metres long, with an amazing timber cruck roof.

Read more about the history of the barn.

Don't Miss

Sing Around the Tree - 23rd December 4pm - 5pm

Join the Bradford-on-Avon Preservation Society for an afternoon of festive music and singing. Gather around the Christmas Tree outside the Tithe Barn as local musicians and singers herald Christmas.

Please bring a torch or lantern. You can download the songsheet from

Please note the Tithe Barn will not be open during the event.


Before You Go

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.

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