As you arrive at the gates of Langdon Court and wind your path along the drive, an achingly romantic scene unfolds before you. The elegant Elizabethan mansion sits amidst a timeless setting of rolling hills, woodland, beautiful gardens and, beyond the trees, an expanse of ocean. Dating back to Norman times and bearing the legacy of figures such as Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, Langdon Courtís history echoes through spectacular features such as the eighteenth century Jacobean Gardens, the elaborate stained glass windows and magnificent fireplaces.
The stylish hotel of today is rich in elegance and charm, blending this palpable character with modern design and amenities. Opulent chandeliers and antique furnishings come with a palette of warm, sumptuous tones and large bay windows framing views across the grounds.
An exclusive use wedding celebration affords you the run of this unique setting. Arrive the day before the wedding and enjoy a weekend-long celebration, where guests might explore the grounds and stroll across the sands of Wembury Cove, while savouring delectable food and partying in privacy.
Civil ceremonies may take place amidst the beautiful interiors of the house. Those planning a church ceremony might consider the picture postcard setting of Wembury Church; crowning a hill overlooking the sea, the fifteenth century church is just a short walk through the grounds. With this choice of coastal and country vistas, thereís a dreamy array of backdrops for your photographs.
Langdon Court is celebrated for its award-winning cuisine and slick service, and the wedding menu promises to be a flavoursome medley of top quality dishes designed according to each coupleís tastes. Tuck into the freshest local seafood and organically reared meat and game, accompanied by fruit and vegetables sourced from the traditional kitchen garden.
After the feasting and festivities, retire to a luxurious bedroom, each a stylish synthesis of classic and contemporary style, blending plush fabrics, chic furnishings and deluxe bathrooms. Waking to heavenly views, revel in the sheer romance of this timeless corner of Devon.
AA 4* x Star Hotel status and 4 x Star Visit EnglandLangdon Court Hotel
Adams Lane, Down Thomas, Plymouth
01752 862358 www.langdoncourt.com