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 …

Happily Ever After

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Ross literally fell for the girl next door when Hayley moved into the house next to him. “He helped me to move some furniture one day, and we were pretty much inseparable from that day on,” explains Hayley. “He gradually made the short move across the front lawn and in to live with me, bit by bit, before we bought …

West Country Wedding Awards Finalists 2013

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Bickleigh Castle has been nominated and placed in the final 6 Devon Venues for the ‘Westcountry Wedding Awards’ 2013. View this full Article in West Country Wedding Awards To view & book this spectacular Castle venue near Exeter contact us today.

A Spanish Flavor

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Rachel and Nico first met at a friend’s 40th birthday party, and a Christmas Day proposal followed. Some Spanish flavour! The Spanish-born Nico and Rachel, who has links to Devon, wanted to bring a European twist to their romantic English castle wedding. “We decided we wanted to get married in England but we loved the way that the wedding celebrations …