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.
It was even better than we imagined and our family and friends had a magnificent time. The venue and setting is really to die for, so picturesque and perfect for a wedding. We do recommend to your future customers in taking the package including the wedding coordinator. Especially if you don’t live in Devon.
“Had a fantastic time everyone was so lovely and helpful, big thank you to everyone at Bickleigh Castle .”xx
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.
To Sarah and the Team….We had the most amazing wedding. The flow around the Castle and Grounds was perfect. The Great Hall looked stunning. The Chapel was awe inspiring and the Humanist ceremony magical. Champagne and canapés on the lawn followed by live music from the Swing Kings in the courtyard got the party started. The wedding breakfast room looked fabulous and everything went smoothly. The welcome drink in the Great Hall for evening guests was a brilliant idea. The evening events were in the |Orangery with 10 piece band rocking. Casino entertainment upstairs & Dan Frazier magician meant there was something for everyone. The fireworks were the Grand Finale and all the guests were spellbound!!!!! It couldn’t have been more PERFECT and the wedding of the year. Romantic, historic and memorable. Simply just PERFECT.
They wanted a fairy tale venue & they got one… The accommodation was clean and well presented, the beds were very comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble. The ceremony was exactly what they wanted. The food at the wedding breakfast was lovely.
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
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.
The team at Bickleigh Castle made every effort to to meet our (quite particular) needs, and we thoroughly enjoyed everything about our weekend. Our party (of stags!) had a great time, and we thoroughly enjoyed living like lords for the weekend. Thank you to Sarah and everyone behind the scenes; we couldn’t have been happier with the environment, freedom, and help provided by the friendly folk at Bickleigh Castle.
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.
Dear Sarah and team, We are still floating after the amazing wedding we had with you on the 14th October! We really wanted the opportunity to let you know how much we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and how much our guests were in awe of our celebrations at Bickleigh! From the onset we could have not asked for more support or help; The wedding breakfast room was set up so beautifully, the organza that we gave was hung in such a stylish yet understated way, and it looked amazing. It was a pleasure to have been able to have celebrated in such glorious surroundings overall, Bickleigh has such a charm which deserves all the praise it gets. We were so completely relaxed and it did feel a little like home from home – thanks to the care and attention we had from you all. We really do have to stress how fabulous your staff are – we cannot remember names very well, but in particular Richard and a young lady who I keep calling Marie – I hope this is correct – she was the lady who helped me up the stairs with my dress going in to the great hall, and she served our table and looked after Angus and I very beautifully during the wedding breakfast. They literally kept the wedding running on the very practical side, Richard served our guests and ourselves with such respect and helpfulness, he must have been completely exhausted! David Read was brilliant – he did call me Karen though at the blessing, which raised a giggle! Such a delightful man, I particularly found him delightful, helpful and funny and was very pleased he was part of our day. Scoff catering is a blessing, the food was delicious, served hot and presented beautifully! I have sent an email to him separately as I have his addy. The jazz band was completely amazing! It really made the afternoon enjoyable, and with the weather being nice enough they could head outside, it made it go so quickly whilst photographs were happening! I also need to thank you and Robbie for the ride in your amazing car! How fantastic that the number plate is my Daddy’s initials! Obviously meant to be! Thank you again Sarah, we would very much appreciate that you pass on our thanks to your team. They are all fantastic and you must be so very proud to have them work with you. With much love and best regards, Clare and Angus Beer