The most stunning setting in North Devon for your big day. Clovelly is a charming village of timeless grace boasting a scenic choice of settings for a wedding full of amazing memories. Wooded cliffs far above the harbour, cobbled streets down to the sea, lovely cottages and beautiful flowers...
Facilities and capacity:
Clovelly Garden Summer House. You can now tie the knot within the private grounds of the Rous family estate. This small venue offers a capacity of 10 people with the grounds catering for 200 + guests. You may also host your wedding and marquee reception in the same venue with stunning views over Bideford Bay. In addition, Clovelly offers a wide range of romantic locations for you to enjoy on your wedding day:
The New Inn, in the very heart of the village, holds a wedding license, so you can tie the knot in their oak beamed Hamlyn Room and enjoy your reception there in a breath-taking village feeling. The New Inn is able to cater for a seated reception of up to 30 people.
The Red Lion, next to the quay, is licensed for ceremonies too and is ideal for larger wedding breakfasts of around 50/60 guests, a wedding breakfast overlooking the Quay as your seafood is bought over the harbour wall, is a spectacular site for both you and your guests.
For a wedding party for many people, we provide a marquee venue on the Great Terrace of Clovelly Court, the old home of the owners of the village. Enjoy here, scenic views to Bideford Bay and beyond. The Terrace is a very short tree-lined walk away from Clovelly's old All Saints church. We have special permissions with prior agreement for brides and grooms to marry if iout of the area, as part of your Clovelly wedding package.
After your ceremony, you may also lead your guests down to the ancient harbour where there are great wedding pictures opportunities of maritime backdrops.
The Wilderness Summerhouse nestled in woodland, set on a clifftop is the ideal setting for 25 guests inside, with additional guests can join you standing outside, this is a stunning beginning to your wedding day in Clovelly, for a private intimate ceremony.
Your wedding day should be the most perfect event for you and your loved ones. In Clovelly they will be delighted to help you make it a really remarkable occasion. WE have an onsite planner who can adapt and coordinate your day, to meet your needs and your vision for your day, we love Clovelly as it is a unique spot, and know by having the entire village available to you and your guests this can be an intimate occasion or the event you have alwasy pictured.
Directions by car:
Clovelly is just off the A39, 10 miles west of Bideford. Exit the M5 at Junction 27.
Directions by public transport:
Nearest airports: Exeter and Newquay and Bristol
Nearest train station is Barnstaple. Buses run from Barnstaple and Bideford to Clovelly.