The Origin


The Origin of the Barnhouse

The name Kushantha Hewapathirana is proudly borne by a talented individual whose artistic flair first gave life to the photographic celebration known as Studio U. His eye behind the lens gave Sri Lanka over 15 years of the best in creative, passionate and enthusiastic weddings, fashion and events. Taking his expertise a step further, Kushantha breathed life into a new and innovative concept: The Barnhouse.

This distinguished property is tucked away on the outskirts of Colombo, yet the charms it holds for all its visitors are abundant and varied. They believe that life should be lived with style and their commitment to providing guests with memorable journeys for all events held on the extensive property, with its well-kept grounds and picturesque scenery, leads to a growing number of guests coming to appreciate these qualities each year.

The structure itself is based around the idea of an Old English Barnhouse, and each element found on the premises is architecturally crafted in synchronization with the theme.

Located in Panadura, it provides all services and facilities that are leisure, dining, wedding and all event related. Aside from this, The Barnhouse is also a design gallery, a design store and a creative library full of concepts and ideas. This enables it to offer facilities needed to host fashion shows, Beauty pageants, Commercials, TV shows etc. 

The prestigious artistic heritage of Kushantha is the driving force that shapes a bright future for The Barnhouse, putting the rustic yet charming location in a unique position to satisfy the expectations of its guests. Every endeavour of The Barnhouse reflects on the strength and success of their services where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.

At The Barnhouse, it’s all about bringing the magic of your story to life.


“The destination wedding culture is a prominent trend the world over. Having to plan one is certainly no easy task. To this list adds the need for venues, the catering, a beautiful setting and so on. Imagine, however being able to tick all your requirements at once, in a single location. This is just what ‘The Barnhouse’ has to offer” Kushantha Hewapathirana

At the Barnhouse we go above and beyond to make sure the happiest day of your life goes off without a hitch
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