In July 2012, this first party at the Byre at Inchyra—for nearly 200 guests—was a huge success. James and Caroline had happened upon a new vision for the Byre at Inchyra: a rustic barn wedding and party venue par excellence.
Plans were drawn up, permissions sought and building work started in October 2013. The ethos was to leave anything untouched that didn't need to be changed, which resulted in the character of the old barn being entirely retained. Every possible piece of wood, slate and stone was also saved and re-used.
The Byre is now a triumph of vaulted timber roofs, rough stone walls, original stone cattle troughs and the old sunken cattle court now forming a unique central dance floor.