5 top Exeter wedding day top tips 2016

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Your wedding day should an unforgettable day for all involved and one that both bride and groom cherish for the rest of their lives, so it’s important that you make it as fun as possible for everyone. Here are our top tips. If you are still looking for a stunning devon wedding venue to make your wedding day extra special, …

Walk the Exe for ‘Brexit’

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On Sunday 22nd May Bickleigh Castle hosted “Walk the Exe for Brexit” an event held on behalf of the leave campaign and relating to the EU referendum being held on 23rd June 2016. There was a great turn out for the day long event, with brave campaigners first meeting in Tiverton around 10am and then walking down the Exe to …

Wedding Venues Tiverton

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Your Tiverton wedding should be the most magical day of your life, as well as the dress and the cake, the location is a crucial part of the day. Many wish to celebrate their love in Devon and particularly seek wedding venues in and around Tiverton due to the truly poignant, English beauty of this popular town. The ideal location… …

Castle Weddings – The Ultimate Wedding Venue

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Your wedding day will be the most memorable day of your life so the celebration of true love should take place at the perfect location. A dream marriage venue is often one that is considered a truly enchanting destination; a castle is a location of romance, love, luxury and charm where you can enjoy the splendour of your surroundings and …

Top tips for planning your Devon wedding

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First thing’s first, congratulations on your engagement! You’ve made a great decision by choosing the beautiful county of Devon for your wedding, but what’s next? Bickleigh Castle offer a range of bespoke wedding packages to suit all tastes and our warm, intimate location will leave you feeling enchanted. Here’s a few top tips for planning your perfect wedding day: Get …

Bickleigh Castle launches outdoor wedding facility

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Embracing the picturesque Devon countryside the 11th century Castle has constructed a beautiful and elegant Victorian style garden pagoda on the lawn next to the lovely 6th century Chapel. This new and exclusive outdoor space, licensed for outdoor weddings, makes the most of the breathtaking surrounding landscape, with its natural woodlands, views of the River Exe and using the main …

Tudor Ball at Bickleigh Castle – Tatler Magazine

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Late one Saturday night, Lord Fellowes of West Stafford and Lady Hutchinson took a torchlight stroll to the Great Hall of Bickleigh Castle, where they discovered Lady Mountbatten enjoying pigeon pie and Christina Hill Williams (a former High Sheriff of Berkshire) admiring Lachlan MacKinnon’s decadent robes. Had they gone back in time to the days of Henry VIII? Almost. The …

Tudor Ball – Devon Life Magazine

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Bickleigh Castle was transformed back to its roots for a Tudor Ball hosted by owners Robert and Sarah Hay to celebrate their tenth anniversary as owners of the castle. Guest of honour for the ball was Lord Julian Fellowes, writer of the television series Downton Abbey and an Oscar winner for his screenplay for Gosford Park.

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes reveals wedding secret at Tudor Ball

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The owners of a historic Devon castle have celebrated ten years in residence with a Tudor Ball attended by Downton Abbey creator Lord Julian Fellowes. Guests in Tudor costume packed the Great Hall at Bickleigh Castle on Saturday night as Sarah and Robert Hay marked a decade of hard work restoring and running the riverside estate, parts of which date …