We’ve put together 9 of the best wedding venues in Devon from barns and country houses to coastal venues and even a zoo! These wedding venues really capture exactly what Devon is about. If you weren’t aware, Devon is a beautiful county in the South West of England that is also known as the Ocean City. The county is known for its stunning coastlines, idyllic countryside and quaint villages. Devon also invented cream tea! The county is famous for scones and thick Devonshire clotted cream. Yum! So, if you think this area is where you want to tie the knot, here are the best 9 wedding venues recommended by Rock My Wedding. Quite literally, seeing as all of these venues can be found in our Recommended Supplier directory

9 idyllic wedding venues in Devon from barns to country houses to zoos! 

Watermouth Cove

In the South West along the coast of Devon, you’ll find Watermouth Cove Weddings! This coastal and woodland wedding venue is beyond beautiful and it could be exclusively yours! Watermouth Cove Weddings has midweek and weekend wedding packages, so you can find the best option for you. Bring along a maximum of 125 guests to the magical 25 acres of coves, caves, and unforgettable panoramic views of the ocean. There’s no doubt that everyone will have serious envy over your wedding photos! This Devon wedding venue is wheelchair accessible and is also dog-friendly too. When you book Watermouth Cove Weddings, you’ll work with the mum-and-daughter dream team wedding coordinators to make your day come to life. If that hasn’t sold you yet, the fact that there are also outdoor heated pools and rustic dishes made with organic homegrown fruit and veg and superior meat from West County & Exmoor Farms. Sounds like a dream to us!


Beaconside House is a private and exclusive use country house wedding venue in Devon. As well as being a boutique wedding venue, Beaconside also specialise in luxury holidays! So, if you choose Beaconside to be the venue for you, it’s fair to say you’ll feel like you’re in a whole new world. The Devon wedding venue has weekend, winter, and twilight wedding packages available as well as offering just 1-day hire. But to be honest, when you see how stunning this venue is, you’re going to want to stay forever. With pretty holiday cottages and romantic cabins as well as a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, and private woodlands to explore, it sounds like a dream. Plus, Beaconside House is located just 5 minutes away from the beaches of North Devon, so you can get those incredible couple portraits on the beach as well! If you're planning a rustic, boho, or festival wedding, consider diving deeper into Beaconside House...

Pynes House

Pynes House is another stunning exclusive-use Devonshire wedding venue. This historic Georgian manor house boasts an impressive facade adorned with classic architectural features. You and up to 130 guests, including children, will be captivated by the grandeur of the interior spaces, where a seamless blend of opulence and intimacy creates an atmosphere that feels both grand and welcoming. Pynes House offers a variety of options for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The elegant Drawing Room provides a splendid setting for exchanging vows. Alternatively, the romantic gardens and terrace offer an idyllic outdoor location for an unforgettable ceremony. For the wedding reception, the majestic Ballroom awaits, exuding a sense of timeless charm. For those who wish to extend their stay, Pynes House offers 12 luxurious bedrooms that provide the perfect retreat after a night of celebration.

Brickhouse Vineyard 

From the opening of Brickhouse Vineyard to now, this wedding venue in Devon has brought people together to celebrate love. From the historic Round House, the rustic, cosy barn, and of course, the stunning vineyard itself, Brickhouse Vineyard’s extensive collection of beautiful spaces can be tailored to suit you. There are a variety of wedding packages to choose from, with a guarantee that your love story will come to life in the most sincere way. A beloved family business, Brickhouse Vineyard in South West England is a Grade II listed unique wedding venue welcoming weddings of all sizes and styles. Beyond that, it offers more than just beautiful surroundings, an incredible team, extraordinary views, a brilliant bar and comforting interiors. It gives you the space to have the day you deserve! 

Upton Barn & Walled Garden

Upton Barn & Walled Garden is a 160-acre organic barn and farm wedding venue that can be exclusively yours for all of your wedding celebrations! In each corner of this wedding venue, you’ll find magic and love with a stunning backdrop of the Devonshire countryside. Upton Barn & Walled Garden can host 156 guests. Whether you choose the rustic yet elegant Cider Barn, gorgeous Stable Barn or enchanting Walled Garden, it’s easy to see how this award-winning wedding venue can create epic celebrations and memorable moments. At the Press Bar, you can grab one of the infamous gin and tonics or locally produced ciders and then head back to the Stalls in the Hygge-inspired pods for a good night’s sleep. Also, there is plenty of local accommodation with luxury hotels, cottages and tents for guests who can’t stay at the venue. This barn wedding venue is a true hidden gem with a loving team dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable wedding day.

Deer Farm Tipi Weddings 

Deer Farm Tipi Weddings is a unique wedding venue set in the heart of Devon. Surrounded by the beautiful countryside, your day will include the exclusive use of three giant tipis and on-site accommodation for up to 40 of your guests. But for those who are feeling a little more adventurous, optional camping is available. The rustic and boho chic tipis can host up to 150 of your guests, alongside a handcrafted wooden bar and space to dance the night away! There are plenty of spaces available on-site for an informal blessing, or the local village church is just a five-minute drive away. If you’re looking to showcase your own personal style and vibe, then Deer Farm Tipi Weddings is happy to welcome new suppliers. End your night gathered around the fire pit with your nearest and dearest, as the lantern-lit walkway twinkles in the moonlight, sharing memories of your incredible day.

Tree Top Escape 

Tree Top Escape is a wonderfully unique wedding venue in North Devon within a 32-acre estate. Why is Tree Top Escape so unique? Well, Tree Top Escape is made for small and intimate weddings only. With a maximum capacity of 14 guests, this venue is made for couples seeking a small wedding or an elopement. This South West wedding venue is dog-friendly, too! Tree Top Escape has a friendly and welcoming vibe, which is reflected in its straightforward and stress-free packages. When you book your wedding at this Devon wedding venue, you’ll be working with wedding coordinators and the venue’s list of suppliers to create your perfect wedding day. Whether you spend most of your day outside in the glimmering sunshine looking out into the lush scenery or you have a winter wedding and indulge in the underfloor heating and roaring fires, Tree Top Escape is a stunning wedding venue in any season.

Wonwood Barton 

Wonwood Barton is a wedding venue that literally does it all. Seriously. Not only would this quintessentially Devon wedding venue be exclusively yours for 3 days and 2 nights but it is nestled in 12 acres of the Tamar Valley and is home to a unique 19th-century farmstead. Within Wonwood Barton, you can choose from The Roundhouse that’s perfect for smaller weddings of up to 50 guests, The Greenfield Marquee with space for up to 120 guests (this is also great if you’re looking to set up some outdoor games or entertainment), or The Corner Barn, which is also ideal for elopements or intimate weddings. Another perk of this wedding venue in Devon is that there’s no corkage fee! Wonwood Barton can provide everything or nothing, or something in between, but there is no corkage charge. If you wish to bring your favourite wine for dinner but leave the rest to them, you can! 

Dartmoor Zoo 

We have the pleasure of including this unique wedding venue…Dartmoor Zoo! Yep, you can totally get hitched at the zoo. If you’re an animal lover, adventurer, or are people who love to be lost in nature, Dartmoor Zoo is the venue for you. Plus, you’ll certainly give your guests something that they’ll never forget. Dartmoor Zoo in Devon’s stunning Dartmoor National Park is surrounded by 33 acres of gardens and fascinating animals! You can even book an animal experience after the ceremony for some cute photobombers in the form of meerkats! This isn’t just an occasion for summertime, the venue has winter receptions and summer receptions in the Jaguar Suite, Jaguar Restaurant Reception or Marquee Reception with space for 50-120 guests complete with their own dancefloors, bars, and facilities to suit everyone. 

The stunning coastline and quaint villages of Devon make it the perfect wedding location 

Have any of these wedding venues in Devon taken your fancy? Reach out and enquire with your venues or attend one of their open days. Make sure you use our questions to ask your wedding venue sheet! This way, you get to know your venue and ensure it really is the perfect match for your wedding vision. Maybe you’re looking elsewhere in the South West? Take a look at the best Cornwall wedding venues to start with! 

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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