Barley Bales for Events, Weddings, parties & more...

In the world of fetes, fairs, weddings, and summer parties, straw bales are gaining popularity for good reason. They provide a rustic yet tasteful look to any occasion and offer a practical seating solution for all your guests.


"I used The Friendly Farmers to provide bales for my 50th-birthday garden party and they were brilliant! The bales were perfect for my guests to sit on and easy to move wherever I needed them. The farmer that delivered them was polite and very helpful. Would definitely recommend!"


Local Hire.

📍Shelvin Farm, CT46RL

Local customers, rejoice! If you're within a 10-mile radius of the farm, you have easy access to our premium barley straw bales for events!

Our barley straw bales are priced at £11 per bale + a delivery and collection charge. Get in touch for an accurate quote!

UK Delivery.

No worries if you're not local; we've got you covered! Enjoy our bales anywhere in the UK with our curbside pallet delivery option. We offer a pallet of 12 bales for £138, with an additional £60 delivery charge.

Looking for 36 bales or more? Reach out to us directly for a reduced rate on large orders

A little Inspiration

Whether you’re looking to create seating, props, tables or makeshift bars, our bales are a great addition to any event!

Typical Bale Weights & Dimensions

When it comes to event seating, our top recommendation is the soft and comfortable barley bales. However, regardless of your choice between hay or straw, we suggest opting for a conventional bale weighing around 15kg, offering practical seating for up to 2 people. Below, you'll find more specific weights and dimensions for each product, ensuring you make the perfect choice for your event needs. 

Barley, or Wheat Straw


Up to 15kg


30cm x 40cm x 90cm

Meadow Hay


Up to 18kg


30cm x 40cm x 90cm

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Which bale type?
We recommend barley as it's the softest for seating
How many bales?
We suggest 1 bale can seat up to 2 people
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