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Weddings in Devon

Weddings in Devon: Your Ultimate Guide

A Devon wedding is a truly magical affair. With its stunning scenery, diverse range of wedding options, and friendly people, it's no wonder that couples from all over the world choose to celebrate their love in this beautiful county. 

And with its mild climate and abundance of sunshine, you can be confident that your special day will be blessed with good weather.

In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the many reasons why weddings in Devon are so popular. Plus, we'll share our top tips for planning your dream Devon wedding.

What makes a Devon wedding so unique?

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Stunning Scenery

Devon is renowned for its natural beauty, with its rugged coastline, rolling hills, and picturesque villages. This makes it the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos and memories.

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Diverse Range of Venues

Devon offers a wide range of wedding venues to suit every budget and taste. From castles and country estates to beaches and clifftops, there's something for everyone.

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Mild Climate

Devon has a mild climate year-round, so you can be confident that your wedding will be blessed with good weather.

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Friendly People

Devonians are known for their warm hospitality, so you and your guests are sure to feel welcome and relaxed on your special day.

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Easy access

Devon is easily accessible by road, rail, and air, making it convenient for your guests to travel to and from your wedding.

Types of weddings available in Devon

  • Elopements: Elopements are intimate weddings with just the couple and a few close witnesses. They are often held in beautiful remote locations, such as beaches, clifftops, or forests. Devon is a popular destination for elopements, with its many stunning natural settings.
  • Mini-weddings: Mini-weddings are smaller weddings with up to 50 guests. They are an excellent option for couples who want a more intimate and personal wedding day.
  • Traditional weddings: Traditional weddings are larger weddings with over 50 guests. They typically include a ceremony, reception, and dancing.
  • Vow renewals: If you have a special anniversary coming up, renewing your vows can be a wonderful way to celebrate. And whether you choose a small, intimate affair or a party to remember, you can be sure Devon is the perfect location.
A groom whispering to his new wife as they walk along the beach near Sandy Cove Hotel after their wedding

Tips for planning your dream Devon wedding

Start planning early

Devon is a popular wedding destination, so it's essential to start planning your wedding early, especially if you're getting married during the peak summer months.

Choose the right venue and type of wedding

With so many different wedding venues and types of weddings to choose from, it's important to take your time and find the perfect one for you. Consider your budget, your taste, and the number of guests you're expecting.

Book your suppliers

Once you've chosen your wedding venue, you'll need to book your suppliers, such as your caterer, florist, photographer, and videographer. Be sure to get quotes from multiple suppliers before making a decision.

Personalise your wedding

Your wedding should be a reflection of your personality and your relationship with your partner. Take the time to personalise your wedding day with your own unique touches.

Relax and enjoy your special day

After all the planning and preparation, it's time to relax and enjoy your special day. Remember to take a moment to appreciate all of your hard work and the love that surrounds you.

If you're thinking of a Devon wedding, we'd love to welcome you to The Venue at Sandy Cove and would be delighted to help you create the perfect wedding day. Get in touch to discuss your special day.