Located in the beautiful Devon countryside and nestled next to the river Exe, Bickleigh Castle is the perfect wedding venue for all seasons.
"Some came to soak up the grandeur and exclusivity of Bickleigh Castle, and others for its warmth and intimacy. Whatever the reason, each guest was guaranteed the most perfect Devon wedding venue in all the land!"
We are delighted to have helped many couples make their wedding day dreams a reality. Our success is measured by the magnificent and heart-warming feedback we receive from our couples who describe their wedding day at Bickleigh Castle as seamless, relaxing, romantic and purely beautiful. No wedding day should ever be stressful, which is why we take care of every little detail of your wedding for you.
Whether you are planning an exclusive wedding reception for 120 guests, or an intimate event for close family and friends, you can rest assured that we are at hand to cater to your every request. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Bickleigh Castle. Wander around the enchanting Castle grounds, listen to the gentle flow of the river Exe and take in the stunning surroundings.
Wonderful wedding ceremonies take place in the magnificent Great Hall, seating up to 120 guests. With stunning views, a beautiful Minstrels' Gallery and a roaring log fire during the winter months, the Great Hall is the most romantic setting for your marriage ceremony.
Our crowning glory is an intimate 6th Century Chapel located in a walled garden in the grounds of Bickleigh Castle. The Chapel is available to use for a Blessing, a humanist ceremony, an opportunity to sing some of your favourite songs, or simply capture beautiful photographs.
With the River Exe flowing through the estate, outdoor civil wedding ceremonies are much sought after, with amazing countryside views and the most picturesque, tranquil and peaceful setting. Perfect for your Spring or Summer outdoor wedding ceremony.
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 trees 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 for your reception, 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. “We are still on cloud nine following the most wonderful, magical and fantastic weekend for our wedding with you at Bickleigh. The whole event went perfectly.”
– Duncan & Hannah “The wedding ceremony in the castles guard room, and blessing in the chapel were simply stunning. The chapel is quite magical, crossing the moat back for a champagne reception on the lawn could not have been more perfect.”
– Jess We wanted a dream wedding and thanks to the staff at Bickleigh we got it! Thanks to Sarah & John and everyone at the castle who make such a marvellous location even better.
– Anne & Peter