by Justine King
From romantic hotel settings and outdoor venues to quintessentially English country houses and fairytale castles. Dartmoor wedding venues offer something truly unique and spectacular, just as it should be on your wedding day.
There is more to Dartmoor than its spectacular wedding venues, it’s a treasure trove of historic landmarks, magnificent panoramic views, and towering tors.
Dartmoor offers everything you can think of. From rustic barns and gorgeous outdoor settings to castles, manor houses, and hotels. You’ll find your dream wedding venue tucked away in a spectacular corner of Dartmoor. Whether you’re looking to arrive by horse and carriage or vintage car, your Dartmoor wedding venue will be just as memorable as your arrival.
Use the quick links below to find out about a particular venue, or continue reading for our complete guide to the top wedding venues near Dartmoor:
Set in the sprawling Dartmoor National Park, The Moorland Hotel is a truly idyllic wedding venue. With 11 acres of pristinely landscaped gardens, paddocks, and woodlands, it’s sure to bring the wow factor to your special day. Their Dartmoor Suite provides the perfect setting for your big day with a private entrance, bar, and secret garden.
Every wedding at The Moorland Hotel is tailored to your exact specifications, making your day as unique as you. Whether you’re looking for an intimate affair with your nearest and dearest or an extravagant celebration, their dedicated wedding coordinator and experienced staff will take care of every fine detail.
For more information on their bespoke wedding packages take a look at the Moorland Hotel website.
© Two Bridges Hotel, Younger Photography
Indulge in the wedding of your dreams at one of Dartmoor’s vintage gems. The Two Bridges Hotel is characterised by its 18th-century architecture and offers the dreamiest photos within its 60-acres of scenic grounds.
You and your guests can marvel at the picturesque views of Dartmoor and the River Dart as you wed under blue skies. Or why not wine, dine and dance the night away inside the spacious Fountain Ballroom. Boasting eye-catching features, such as large French doors, a baby grand piano, and a private lounge, you and your guests can have a truly special day.
Whether you’re looking for an indoor ceremony or an outdoor one under the gorgeous Riverside Pegoda, you’ll find all the information you need to plan your special day on the Two Bridges Hotel website.
A mile from Manaton, Neadon Barn is a tranquil oasis fit for any style of wedding and wedding reception. Set in 50 acres of farmland with south facing gardens and magnificent views of Dartmoor, you’ll be able to stun your guests with exclusive use of the whole property.
The 17th-century wedding barn can be decorated with fairy lights, a blazing wood burner, flowers and greenery, and any other magical decorations you can think of. Seating up to 120 guests you’ll be able to share your special day with all your friends and family.
Capture stunning photos in the lovely south-facing garden complete with elegant sculptures. It provides the perfect backdrop for your group photos and offers a wonderful setting for your guests to mingle whilst enjoying arrival drinks and canapés.
For more wedding information on Neadon Barn take a look at their website.
Weddings at Bovey Castle will have you feeling like royalty. With its elegant architecture, stunning landscaped gardens, and vibrant atmosphere, you and your loved ones will have a truly unforgettable celebration.
The imposing Cathedral Room or elegant Great Western Restaurant can accommodate up to 130 guests for a spectacular indoor wedding. If an outdoor wedding is what you’re looking for, their Summerhouse is the perfect setting. Walk down the perfectly manicured aisle.
Despite its grand size, Bovey Castle has the perfect location for small, cosy weddings. The Library and Mulberry room are perfect for intimate weddings of up to 10 guests and the Adam Room and Bovey Room can accommodate up to 20 guests to witness your “I do’s”.
For additional wedding information check out the Bovey Castle website.
© The Horn of Plenty
Award-winning venue – The Horn of Plenty – provides the perfect balance between romance and dramatic scenery. Offering you and your significant other a truly bespoke wedding, designed to fit your every need. Their friendly team will make your day as stress-free as possible.
From bespoke menus and attentive services to luxury rooms and exquisite grounds, your wedding will be the envy of all your friends and family. Whether you’re looking for a small intimate affair or a large outdoor wedding, there are plenty of options available to you.
It’s the ideal venue for foodies as it’s been home to one of the South West’s top restaurants for over 50 years. Say your vows in front of loved ones with the Tamar Valley as your everlasting backdrop. Capturing this epic occasion is a must with stunning photos around the secluded grounds.
Find out more information about weddings at The Horn of Plenty.
Set within 20 acres of tranquil and picturesque woodland, river, and gardens, Colehayes Park is the wedding venue dreams are made of. Tucked away from the world, on the edge of the magnificent Dartmoor National Park, just within the character town of Bovey Tracey, you can say your forever vows in the private Grade II listed manor house.
This wonderful Dartmoor wedding venue offers a choice of five indoor and outdoor licensed ceremony bars. From a beautiful dining room that seats up to 80 guests, a marquee on the manicured grounds, and stunning reception rooms with garden views to your own private bar and function rooms. There’s plenty here to make the wedding of your dreams come true.
Colehayes Park understands that every wedding is unique and they don’t believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach to special occasions. They allow you the freedom to craft your perfect wedding and pride themselves as a venue that offers you complete control of how you want your special day to take place.
Find out more about weddings at Colehayes Park on their website.
Rustic charm oozes from every nook and cranny, especially in the barn, at Higher Eggbeer Farm. This beautiful, eco-friendly wedding venue near Dartmoor has been voted one of the best places to party by the Times Newspaper and offers a truly unique and versatile setting for your wedding day.
Licensed for the solemnisation of civil marriages and registration of civil partnerships, with a choice of two locations, you can happily celebrate with 40 to 200 of your nearest and dearest. With exclusive use of the venue, you and your guests can enjoy the beautiful Dartmoor scenery. As well as the pool and pool house, games room, bar, medieval barn, garden, and 11th-century country home.
Surrounded by livestock, this working farm offers you and your partner the best countryside wedding you could ever dream of. And it allows the celebrations to last the whole weekend instead of just one single day.
For more wedding information check out the Higher Eggbeer Farm website.
Coombe Trenchard is an Edwardian Country House wedding venue like no other. Nestled on the fringes of Dartmoor, this charming and characterful venue only takes a few carefully selected weddings every year. Ensuring the highest personal service, absolute dedication, and fully tailor-made experience.
With 12 different locations available across this exclusive venue, you’ll be able to enjoy a relaxed and elegant ceremony before spending the wedding breakfast mingling with your loved ones.
Accommodation is available for the bridal party in their romantic three-roomed principal suite. The light and airy Edwardian style room creates a relaxing space for you and your bridesmaids to prepare for your special day.
Every wedding at Coombe Trenchard is as unique as you, from botanical cocktails and fabulous wines to enviable decorations and vintage treasures. The special touches from Sarah and her team will help bring your dream wedding to life.
To book your exclusive wedding at Coombe Trenchard visit their website.
For a spectacular outdoor wedding venue near Dartmoor, check out Canonteign Falls. Surrounded by 90 acres of waterfalls, lakes, and ancient bluebell woodlands, you’ll be hard pushed to find a more stunning natural wedding venue. Canonteign Falls is steeped in history and offers a jaw-dropping backdrop for your wedding photos.
Providing you with a site-only service means your wedding can be as extravagant or as intimate as you wish to make it. You have full flexibility to plan your dream wedding in a most spectacular setting. The Pagoda sits on a platform over the Lily Lake with breath-taking views of the waterfalls, or the Barn might be more your style for a winter or autumn wedding.
For further wedding information take a look at the Canonteign Falls website.
Celebrate your wedding day in a romantic Georgian period castle. Haldon Belvedere is one of the most unique Devon wedding venues. It’s a much loved iconic landmark that sits high in the hills of Haldon Forest. Arrive in style by horse and carriage, limousine, or vintage car for an unforgettable day.
Featured on TV, this beautiful building has played host to weddings in ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ and ‘Four Weddings’. The breathtaking views and jaw-dropping scenery are just a few reasons why this venue is one of the most popular Dartmoor wedding venues.
Capture the day with photos up the spiral staircase, the gorgeous surroundings, and even from the top of the castle with miles of green land and fields below you. It’s the ideal setting for small intimate wedding ceremonies leaving you and your guests feeling like VIPs.
To check if Haldon Belvedere is available for your special day, visit their website.
If you’re looking for a wedding venue that’s a little bit further away from Dartmoor, then the elegant Rockbeare Manor might just be the venue for you. This captivating white manor house has a sweeping staircase, an opulent Drawing room, a Billiard Room, a stately Dining Room, and an elegant terrace and balcony.
At Rockbeare Manor, weddings are their passion and they’re confident you’ll feel at home in their stylish but relaxed surroundings. Their ballroom seats 50 – 160 guests for a sumptuous wedding breakfast. Marvel at the contemporary chandeliers, high ceilings, and full-length glass windows as you gaze out over 100 acres of parkland.
For more information on weddings at Rockbeare Manor, take a look at their website.
Feel like a princess with a wedding at Powderham Castle. This exclusive wedding venue is home to the Earl and Countess of Devon and sits nestled against the Exe estuary surrounded by 200 acres of captivating Deer park. The grounds and buildings make up one of the most stunning Exeter wedding venues you can find for a romantic wedding in Devon.
From rustic charm to magical outdoor gothic celebrations, from historic buildings to breathtaking castles, there are four very different wedding venues on the Powderham Estate. With a mix of indoor spaces and outdoor spaces, you can have the best of both worlds for your special day while surrounded by stunning views and all your loved ones.
For more information on Powderham Castle weddings take a look at their website.
Located in the beautiful Devonshire countryside, Bickleigh Castle is the perfect wedding venue for all seasons. It’s another fairytale venue that will leave you and your guests feeling like royalty. Whether you’re searching for an outdoor wedding in the stunning castle grounds or an indoor vintage-style wedding, the Castle can accommodate your every need.
Five-star hospitality mixed with years of experience and expertise will have you safe in the knowledge that your wedding is in good hands. Arrive the day before your wedding and enjoy a wide range of activities – from clay pigeon shooting to archery – to settle those last-minute nerves.
Flower arches, bridges, well-manicured gardens, and elegant courtyards provide epic backdrops for those wedding snaps. It’s also a place to escape for some alone time after your vows.
Weddings at Bickleigh Castle can be tailored to your every need.
No wedding would be complete without a place to stay for you and your wedding party.
At Helpful Holidays, we have an extensive range of holiday properties perfect for your wedding guests. From superb single-storey barn conversions, contemporary riverside cottages, and quirky shepherd’s huts surrounded by unspoilt landscapes of Devonshire countryside.
Our properties provide the perfect setting for special occasions.
Why not make a weekend of it and enjoy a little rest and relaxation on Dartmoor. Take a lovely walk through nature and discover its wild landscape. Uncover Dartmoor’s many myths and legends before celebrating your loved one’s wedding.
View our range of holiday cottages in Devon
Dartmoor is bursting with beautiful places to explore, whatever the reason for your visit. If you enjoy thrill-seeking and extreme sports, take a look at our guide to climbing and bouldering in Dartmoor!
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