Our Venues

Nestled within Thatcher Farms, our two venues guarantee a memorable experience for any occasion, whether it's a private party, birthday celebration, anniversary, celebration of life, baby or bridal shower, or a family reunion.

Break away from traditional event spaces and embrace the tranquil country views awaiting you. Barn Swallow Fields accommodates larger gatherings, while The Gathering House offers an intimate setting. With picturesque surroundings and versatile spaces, our venues provide the ideal backdrop for your cherished memories. We eagerly anticipate hosting your special moments.

Barn Swallow Fields: A Closer Look at Our Premier Venue's Features

  • Brand new, 4000 sq. foot barn-like build

  • Wheelchair-accessible washroom facilities (3 washrooms total with option for addition outdoor facilities for larger groups)

  • Exclusive access to 4 acres of surrounding land

  • Outdoor patio furniture to enjoy our stunning farm views across 140 acres of Thatcher's Farm

  • Ample guest parking available

  • Indoor and outdoor bar areas

  • Accommodates 140 guests seated and up to 170 standing, ensuring ample space for your event. For larger groups, feel free to ask us about additional options and accommodations

  • 140 ladder back chairs and 12 harvest tables (additional seating can be arranged for larger gatherings)

  • Two sets of massive red barn doors for seamless indoor-outdoor transition

  • Boasts a neutral, clean palette accentuated by a beautiful 17’ cathedral ceiling, complemented by custom crafted timbers and classic pine shiplap walls and ceilings, creating an inviting and timeless atmosphere.

Welcome to The Gathering House: Unveiling the Features of Our New Venue!

Our newest venue space, opening in June 2024, promises to deliver the same elegant charm as Barn Swallow Fields. Designed and decorated by Dana, the owner, who infuses every detail with her passion for vintage elegance.

  • Intimate indoor space spanning 1,200 sq. feet

  • Two bathrooms for convenience within the venue

  • Outside wrap-around porch with breathtaking countryside views across 140 acres of Thatcher's Farm

  • Ample guest parking available

  • Indoor bar

  • Accommodates 20-60 guests seated or up to 80 guests standing, providing flexibility for various event configurations and guest preferences

  • ‍60 chairs and 6 harvest tables, each seating up to 10 guests per table comfortably

  • Collection of Vintage Plates & Tea Cups available for an elegant touch

  • Incorporating natural wood, warm tones, and traditional accents, our venue achieves a harmonious blend of classic rustic charm and elegant sophistication.

Gilt Catering

Why choose Gilt Catering? Well, for starters, just like Barn Swallow Fields and The Gathering House, Gilt is a woman-owned and operated company! But beyond that, we prioritize so much more than just good food. We are deeply passionate about quality, both in terms of the food we serve and the overall guest experience. Whether you're hosting your company, employees, or clients, we are dedicated to ensuring that your day is memorable and joyful for each and every attendee.At Gilt Catering, our focus is precisely that. With an intimate knowledge of this venue, we seamlessly integrate our services with the offerings of Barn Swallow Fields and The Gathering House, ensuring a planning process that is effortless and execution on the day-of that is flawless.But don't just take our word for it—see for yourself what we do!

Indulge Natural & Organic 

As leaders in the culinary event industry, Indulge is renowned for its commitment to showcasing local and organic ingredients that harmonize with the fields upon which Barn Swallow Fields and The Gathering House are built. Led by husband and wife team Paul and Jenny Cummings, with 15 years of catering and event execution expertise, Indulge shares Thatcher Farms' vision of creating the perfect day. Indulge Natural and Organic Kitchen takes immense pride in delivering an exceptional culinary experience tailored to your event. Contact us today for a personalized quote that aligns with your vision and budget.

5727 5th Line of Guelph Eramosa

RR1 Rockwood, Ontario
N0B 2K0

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