Seeing is understanding. Seeing is believing.
Seeing is feeling. Come & see.

Nicole & John
South Elmham Hall & Bateman’s Barn 
Hall Lane, St Cross South Elmham
Nr Harleston
Norfolk - IP20 0PY

Call: 01986 782526

For house tours (individuals or groups), please book through the 'Invitation to View' booking facility.


For wedding venue enquiries, please call us for a chat &
meet-up at Bateman's Barn.

Call: 01986 782526
Text: 07880 096717



South Elmham Hall and its wedding venue, Bateman's Barn, are set in Suffolk’s ancient borderland area of ‘The Saints’, in the beautiful Waveney Valley between Bungay and Harleston. We are easy to find directly following SAT NAV, using the postcode IP20 0PY.  

'The Saints' is an area of tiny hamlets, villages and farmsteads west of the bustling and creative market town of Halesworth, each one marked by an impressive historic church.

It is in turn is only a short drive from the fine city of Norwich and the Norfolk Broads and Suffolk's Heritage Coast including  those Suffolk seaside spots such as Covehithe, Southwold, Walberswick, Dunwich, Minsmere, Thorpeness and Aldeburgh - popular for leisurely strolls along the prom, art galleries, glorious walks or birdwatching.

  • By rail: The nearest mainline rail station is Diss – 90 mins travel time direct from London Liverpool Street

  • By car:   Norwich - 30 mins
               Ipswich - 40 mins
               Lowestoft - 40 mins
               Southwold & the Suffolk Coast – 35 mins

Downloadable map and detailed directions here»