Bickleigh Castle offer full weekend exclusivity to you and your family, making your special day even more perfect.
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Located in the beautiful Devon countryside and nestled next to the river Exe, Bickleigh Castle is the perfect wedding venue for all seasons.
Bickleigh Castle offers stunning countryside views, set in manicured grounds around a pretty courtyard and surrounded by a moat, the magnificent Castle with its beautiful Italian gates offers the perfect historic backdrop for those all important wedding photographs. This most impressive and historical estate is one of the leading Castle Wedding venues in the UK and is the perfect location for your dream wedding.
We are very conveniently located just 20 minutes from the M5 and easily reached from Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids Railway Stations, and Exeter Airport.Wedding Prices & Packages
Your Castle Wedding
We are delighted to have helped many couples make their wedding day dreams a reality. Our success is measured by the magnificent and heart-warming feedback we receive from our couples who describe their wedding day at Bickleigh Castle as seamless, relaxing, romantic and purely beautiful. No wedding day should ever be stressful, which is why we take care of every little detail for you.
Our staff are attentive and professional and will go to any length to ensure that your wedding day is planned to perfection. We can seat up to 120 guests for your Civil wedding ceremony (more if on the Gazebo lawn beside the river) and wedding breakfast and many more can be invited for the evening reception. Whether you are planning an exclusive wedding reception for 120 guests, or an intimate event for close family and friends, you can rest assured that we are at hand to cater to your every request. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Bickleigh Castle. Wander around the enchanting Castle grounds, listen to the gentle flow of the river Exe and take in the stunning surroundings.
Make it extra Special – Celebrate your Weekend Wedding
Enhance the excitement of your wedding day by celebrating with your closest family and friends over an entire weekend.
With arrival at Bickleigh Castle the eve before your wedding, celebrate a fabulous pre-wedding gathering with your closest family and friends, the perfect way to start the excitement of your big day!! With 18 bedrooms and suites available, up to 40 guests can be accommodated overnight, with special rates often available.
Wake up at Bickleigh Castle on the morning of your wedding to start the preparations for your big day and let the excitement begin!
Your Wedding Ceremony ‘Tie the Knot’
Wonderful wedding ceremonies take place in the magnificent Great Hall, seating up to 120 guests.
With stunning views, a beautiful Minstrels’ Gallery and a roaring log fire during the winter months, the Great Hall is the most romantic setting for your marriage ceremony.
Our crowning glory is a intimate 6th Century Chapel located in a walled garden in the grounds of Bickleigh Castle.
The Chapel is available to use for a Blessing, a humanist ceremony, an opportunity to sing some of your favourite songs, or simply capture beautiful photographs.
Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies
With the river Exe flowing through the estate, outdoor civil wedding ceremonies are much sought after, with amazing countryside views and the most picturesque, tranquil and peaceful setting. Perfect for your Spring or Summer outdoor wedding ceremony.
I would just like to say a massive thank you to Sarah and the team at Bickleigh Castle for hosting our Winter client event this year. We started off with having drinks in the Great Hall which was spacious yet cosy with the huge fire going. We then went on to the banqueting room for our buffet style lunch which was extremely tasty with plenty to go around all of our 70 guests (some going up for seconds!). John did a fantastic speech about the history of the castle which was both informative and interesting. John then led on to tours of the castle which all the clients thoroughly enjoyed. All of the staff (naming Marie and Steve especially) were extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble and it really made my job a lot easier knowing I had such a great team to call upon at any time. Thank you, Sarah, we all thoroughly enjoyed the event and will be sure to be back.
“Had a fantastic time everyone was so lovely and helpful, big thank you to everyone at Bickleigh Castle .”xx
My son and his bride chose Bickleigh Castle for their wedding, what an amazing place to celebrate. It was absolutely wonderful. Everything was perfect – from the lovely cottages, breakfasts, cream tea in the afternoon when we arrived, the Barbie in the evening to the most wonderful wedding ever! So seamless and perfect without one realising how much hard work goes on being the scenes. A massive thank you to all at Bickleigh Castle – wedding breakfast amazing food, chef, fireworks incredible and the dancing and singing in the evening!
Dear sharon, Marie, Richard, Robert, Scott, Steve, Sarah + Robbie, Nigel and everyone at Bickleigh you are all truly amazing thank you for making our wedding so special xxx We will always remember all of you fondly and I hope my friends and family will too x Thank you, Thank you, Thank you
From the start of coming to view the Castle, your kindness and hospitality has been amazing. Sharon did a fab job at helping us organise the most perfect day imaginable, and very prompt with replying to emails and speaking with us about anything we needed; this made the whole process run so much smoother, cut down on the stress, and I think that it really showed on the day just how well everything came together. On the day itself, a lot of guests commented that they thought they were at a Celebrity Wedding!! It was a lovely touch for Sarah to come and see me and give me the last roses out of her garden, and the love and kindness from Sharon and Polly was really touching; it was obvious how much they wanted us to be happy and give us the most perfect day. We cannot say Thank You enough for giving us a Wedding Day that we didn’t even know was possible. We knew our Wedding Day would be special, but we didn’t know it was this possible to be this happy, and now, we will hold on to these memories forever. We just wish we could relive the day again and again and again. We are so proud to have had our Wedding at your venue and would recommend it to anyone for future weddings. It was 1000 x better than we could have ever imagined.
The day ran SEAMLESSLY!! Sharon and Sarah showed us the true meaning of a fairy tale wedding, amazing food!! The relationship we made with Sarah was genuine , she interacted with the family and made a grand job which made me have the Best Day of my Life!
The castle is medieval, but the rooms and bathrooms are quite modern and comfortable. The owners and staff are warm, friendly, helpful and efficient, and went out of their way to ensure that the wedding reception, breakfasts, dinners, fireworks, etc. were all over the top. The owner and wedding coordinator exceeded expectations a number of times to ensure all went well – even to the sewing up of a broken zipper on a bridesmaid’s dress as she headed for the church! We will definitely spend more time at Bickleigh Castle.
Everything about that weekend was much more than we had anticipated, the service & organisation was excellent throughout. The food and presentation during the whole weekend far surpassed our expectations, the ambience. The chapel on Sunday morning was the crowning glory with over 40 attending which surprised us all. It was truly wonderful and magical. We would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Bickleigh Castle!
We just wanted to send you a note to thank you again for everything throughout the planning on our wedding day. It was truly was the best day of our lives and we are still getting comments from family and friends about how amazing it was. We have gorgeous photographs and a fantastic film, which we regularly watch, wishing we could do it all over again!
What a wonderful wedding Natasha and Andy had at Bickleigh Castle in July this summer. We shall never forget the enchanting setting, beautiful weather and the perfect service that was provided by you and your staff. Nothing was too much trouble, so that each guest felt relaxed and really enjoyed the whole day.