It should come as no surprise that Devon is one of the UK’s most popular wedding destinations. Devon offers a breath of fresh air for couples looking to tie the knot somewhere genuinely exceptional with its cool coastal elegance, distinctive characterful locations, and magnificent rural views.
Whether you are looking for a coastal or a countryside wedding, here are some of the most beautiful and best wedding venues in Devon that won’t disappoint!
6 of The Best Wedding Venues in Devon
- The Barn at South Milton
- Watermouth Cove Weddings
- Broomhill Estate
- Middle Coombe Farm
- Arches Beach Weddings
- Colehayes Park
The Barn at South Milton
The Barn in South Milton is a lovely and exceptional wedding venue in Devon and is actually the place me and my husband got married, so it holds a special place in my heart.
The environment is ideal for your very special day because of its rustic charm and outstanding height. A venue offering panoramic views of the surrounding coastline, the sea, and Devon’s rolling countryside.
The Barn at South Milton has been carefully renovated to create a magnificent and distinctive venue while retaining all the rustic beauty of the original barn. The interior of the barn has been meticulously turned into a beautiful and entrancingly rustic space by using reclaimed wood as siding and hanging fairy lights throughout.
Each crevice of the barn has been painstakingly transformed into a special, laid-back setting that is full of charm and character. The ideal location for everyone to unwind and take in the atmosphere.
The exterior courtyard offers breathtaking views of the sea, making it the ideal place to unwind and create a unique backdrop for those important wedding photos.
Up to 150 people can dine in the Main Barn, while up to 30 people can have a more private meal in the Stables Barn. The front paddock with views of the ocean or the barn is both options for the ceremony location.
Your guests can stay for the weekend, either in their own tents or by renting one of the exquisitely furnished, bell tents. A three-bedroom house is also available for you to rent.
Watermouth Cove Weddings
Watermouth Cove Weddings are a wedding venue in Devon and they are fortunate to have a stunning coastline, enigmatic caverns, rough rocks, and shoreline.
This is the location if you’re seeking breathtaking views and backgrounds that will leave your guests speechless. You can exchange vows in one of their secret caverns, in their woodland barn, or even against the backdrop of imposing cliffs and remote beaches.
The rustic Woodland Barn, which features a lovely open-plan vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, is one option for a ceremony spot.
The Beach House and Snug, where you can have your reception, offer a coastal yet regal vibe and is a seamless blend of coastal and elegance, with stunning 10-seater recycled scaffold board banquet tables, real tree trunk pillars, and a burnt driftwood-style bar.
You can’t go wrong as they have a pay bar, a giant emerald velvet corner sofa, four leather snuggle chairs, and a nice toasty fire.
Broomhill Estate is a wedding venue in Devon, Barnstaple, and is a magnificent wedding location hidden among the region’s gently undulating hills. This estate is surrounded by acres of water gardens, river meadows, and woodland, all of which are home to amazing sculptures and plants.
The shore and the lovely North Devon beaches are only a short distance away. The property, which is bordered by its own stream, is a private, opulent, and genuinely special setting for your wedding.
The Stables, which has been transformed into a cosy, light-filled venue with full-length windows and a romantic ambience, is where couples love to have their wedding ceremonies.
You and your guests can move to the main area for dinner and dancing after exchanging your vows. The open-plan kitchen of this restaurant is decorated with original works of art and sculptures.
It can hold 200 people for the after-party, 100 people for a buffet, and 60 people for a sit-down meal.
The spacious garden room can be used for ceremonies, cocktail parties, and other wedding activities. It can accommodate 50 people standing and 30 people seated.
The sculpture garden, the river, and the bamboo grove are just a few of the many locations on the grounds that are ideal for exploring and taking pictures. The venue staff can set up marquees, campfires, BBQs, food trucks, or even afternoon tea in their stunning outdoor settings.
Middle Coombe Farm
Middle Coombe Farm is a stunning wedding venue in Devon.
This home is surrounded by 220 acres of woodland and magnificent gardens as it stands amid the Devonian hills. Here, in this distinguished and environmentally friendly location, you are truly surrounded by nature.
This venue offers a variety of locations for ceremonies. You and your partner can exchange vows in the great outdoors, surrounded by nature, or in one of the inside event venues, such as the Cider Barn, Farm House, Sitting Room, or Library.
After exchanging vows, there are many locations where you can host banquets and celebrations. The Cider Barn features a dance floor, plenty of room for seated guests, and live entertainment.
Up to 20 guests can spend the night at the farmhouse. The Summer Love Hut on the edge of the woods is a lovely option for you too. You can unwind in your own courtyard while gazing at the stars! Can you think of anything more romantic than stargazing?
There is also an outdoor hot tub on the property.
Arches Beach Weddings
The one-of-a-kind beach wedding venue in Devon is Arches Beach Weddings, which is located on Newberry Beach and overlooks the ocean. This is the ideal beachfront spot for a special celebration with friends and family.
Choose to exchange vows in front of the grand arched doors at dusk, with the breathtaking Devon coastline serving as your backdrop, or in front of the stunning floral wall that stretches along one of the venue’s sides.
Following your ceremony, you can have a champagne toast in the venue’s lovely garden or have a picnic down on the beach. Alternatively, go to the neighbourhood village hall for an afternoon tea party if that is more of your vibe!
In addition to the wedding venue, there is an upstairs beachside bridal room with a lovely wide balcony and breathtaking ocean views.
Spend your first night together as a married couple at this venue, as well as use the bridal suite as a place to unwind and get ready with your wedding guests on the big day.
For your post-ceremony parties, a number of nearby restaurants are also within walking distance. Or, if you plan to spend the night in the bridal suite, you could request that dinner is delivered to you.
Colehayes Park is a stunning Grade II Listed Georgian mansion made of granite that is situated on 20 acres of exclusive forest. Colehayes, one of the biggest self-catering properties in the UK, is situated on the outskirts of the breathtaking Dartmoor National Park and has room for up to 80 people.
You are never far from the breathtaking sights the moor has to offer thanks to the Manor’s location inside Dartmoor National Park. The stunning Devon coastline is within a 30-minute drive of Colehayes, as are the well-known Haytor Rock, Hound Tor, and Widecombe-in-the-Moor.
For couples who want to extend their wedding celebrations over a long weekend or an entire week, Olehayes Park is the ideal place. The home has a complete wedding licence and can accommodate up to 70 guests in the manor and an additional 11 at Cork Tree Cottage. This allows guests to spend more time in a more private atmosphere enjoying the company of friends and family.
They are also unique since they are a DIY wedding venue in Devon, giving you the freedom and flexibility to design a wedding that is entirely personal to you. Fancy a colourful wedding? The creativity is yours!
You Can’t Beat a Devon Wedding
Once you have chosen and booked your Devon wedding venue, it is time to choose the rest of your wedding suppliers and create the vision you dream of!
If you are looking for a Devon wedding photographer to join your wedding adventure and capture your wedding story, then you can enquire here!