A Cotswold wedding venue has triumphed in the Sustainable Wedding Awards.

Oxleaze Barn came out on top in the Building Biodiversity category, beating several contenders to the prize.

The award recognises Oxleaze Barn's commitment to minimising the detrimental environmental effects caused by their work.

Witney Gazette: The company won in the Building Biodiversity categoryThe company won in the Building Biodiversity category (Image: Oxleaze Barn)

Director at the firm, Katie MacDonald Lockhart, said: "We are incredibly honoured to receive this award.

"Sustainability is at the core of everything we do, and to be recognised by the Sustainable Wedding Awards is a true validation of our hard work and commitment to making a positive impact.

"This win motivates us to continue pushing the boundaries and inspiring others to join us in creating a more sustainable wedding industry."

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Founder of the Sustainable Wedding Awards, Michelle Miles, said: "We are delighted to recognise Oxleaze Barn as a winner in the Building Biodiversity category.

"Their dedication to sustainability is truly inspiring, and their win serves as an example to others in the industry.

"We commend their commitment to creating a more mindful and responsible wedding landscape."

Oxleaze Barn said it "believes that weddings can be beautiful and memorable without sacrificing the planet".

"Through careful and considerate management, we strive to minimise our environmental footprint and empower couples to make conscious choices for their special day."