The birds are singing, the River Exe is whooshing and the trees are quietly rustling while you’re exchanging vows to become Husband and Wife. Here in Devon, we are pleased to offer you the ultimate outdoor weddings package at our perfectly romantic Devon venue. Marry under our new romantic Gazebo; the lawns can seat small and large wedding parties. Whether you are local and are used to the beauty of the Devon Countryside or are travelling from a major UK city like London or Cardiff we can accommodate you and your wedding party with 17 rooms for up to 40 guests within our grounds and plenty of accommodation nearby.Enquire Today
Your Romantic Outdoor Wedding Venue
You see him standing there at the end of the aisle and your heart starts to flutter, like the day you first met.
Surrounded by the beautiful countryside & situated next to the River Exe. Bickleigh Castle can ensure your outdoor wedding goes to plan. Just imagine saying your wedding vows with the sound of the river running by, robins singing in the trees and the tree quietly rustling in the wind. Although we may not be able to guarantee the weather outdoor weddings are truly spectacular. We do have different options in place in case of a “British downpour” We will evaluate the weather the Friday before the wedding and set up The Great Hall as a backup plan if we think there may be a chance of rain.
After the ceremony, you can move to the versatile Wedding Breakfast Room, where you can dine in style with all your friends and family. View our menus for more information about our 5-star dining experience. For extremely large weddings it is necessary to hire a marquee.
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Get married in our new for 2016 Gazebo on the lawn surrounded by the beautiful countryside and the flowing river Exe or get married in The Great Hall, followed by a blessing in the 6th Century Chapel.Contact us to book a viewing
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!
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.
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.
Thank you for an amazing day. Wonderful venue, gorgeous wedding. Everything was perfect, even the weather!
“Mathew was here when he was 6 weeks old now he came back here and got married.”
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.
“Had a fantastic time everyone was so lovely and helpful, big thank you to everyone at Bickleigh Castle .”xx
With a venue like this, people like this & a service like this, it couldn’t be anything other than the Perfect Day!
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.