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Places to Get Married Bideford, North Devon
Best Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Best Winter Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon


A beautiful retreat whatever the season...

Places to Get Married Bideford, North Devon



Beaconside's twenty five acre County Estate will be 'exclusively yours' for two nights
Including both indoor and outdoor swimming pools and two hot tubs!

All woodland cabins, cottages and Beaconside Manor reserved in your name
Guests generally book and pay direct

Baytree honeymoon cottage for two nights

Private tasting with Guess Events at Bartridge Hill

Our lovely wedding co-ordinator to guide you throughout your journey and be on hand during your wedding day

Welcome drinks

The Sundial or Glasshouse licensed for your wedding ceremony

A delicious three course Wedding Breakfast by award winning Guess Events @ Bartridge Hill

The Beacon Barn and Glasshouse seats up to one hundred and sixty of your friends and family

Tea and coffee

Fully staffed and licensed Copper Bar until 1am
We accommodate up to two hundred and fifty guests for your evening celebrations

Integrated sound system

All tables, chairs, linens, tableware, glassware and cutlery

Exclusive use of The Beacon Barn and Glasshouse throughout your stay

Exclusive use of both indoor and outdoor swimming pools

Exclusive use of two hot tubs

Exclusive use of the games room

Based on seventy five guests


Best Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon


Best Winter Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon


At Beaconside Country Estate, we're a tight knit team, more like a family....

We appreciate how uniquely special and precious your wedding is and it's a privilege for us to become a part of your planning and celebrations. We want you to leave with a love for Beaconside as a special place in your heart, and that all starts with you feeling relaxed when you're here, not rushed and always welcome!

Over the years we've had many couples return for their babie's Christening, to show their children around or perhaps just to take a trip down memory lane.....
It's lovely for us to remain a part of your journey!

Places to Get Married Bideford, North Devon



Scottish smoked salmon with cream cheese and garden sorrel

Pan seared devon beef fillet with a Japanese dressing

Warm chorizo and manchego cheese tartlets

To Start

Confit duck spring roll with a baby leaf salad and sherry vinegar jus

Mushroom arancini with a tomato and herb sauce

The Main Event

Slow roasted lamb shoulder with rosemary, garlic, tomato and thyme served with dauphinoise potatoes and roasted vegetables

Served on a sharing platter for your guests to enjoy


Rich dark chocolate tart with clotted cream and a strawberry compote

Apple crumble with homemade salted caramel ice cream

Best Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon

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If you like what you've seen so far and would love to come and see us, we would love to see you!

Meet Sarah or Nick who will welcome you with a cup of tea, coffee, beer or glass of Prosecco ( if you fancy! ) ....

There's no pressure on time and after your 'show around', feel free to explore the estate on your own if you wish

Evening and weekend viewings subject to availability

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feel the love.....

It's a very special place that creates beautiful memories...

Beaconside Country Estate is without doubt the most beautiful, serene, relaxed and friendly venue you could wish for. The team are angels and it exceeds anything I have ever experienced.  I cannot recommend Beaconside enough and many beautiful memories were created so effortlessly...

Ella and Wayne

you all went over & above......

Our wedding weekend was just incredible and everyone has raved about it ever since! Beaconside is absolutely stunning and beautiful and the food absolutely delicious and plentiful! Having the Friday allowed us all to enjoy the evening outside with delicious Pizza's  and Sunday too with our poolside BBQ! You all went over and above to help us in every way, thank you for making such a special weekend possible for our families, totally unforgettable.. Warmest regards

Cat Goodenough


"A fabulous venue with stunning views, beautiful wedding barn and Glasshouse. We knew it would be fantastic but it exceeded our expectations. It was so lovely to have the whole weekend and the kids loved the pool! Thanks to all who were involved behind the scenes for making my daughter and son in law's wedding SO PERFECT!"

Belinda & Alan

so magical......

We would like to say a massive thank you for an incredible wedding weekend! It all ran so smoothly and I know that was all down to you working so hard to make things so magical for us! We really cannot thank you enough for everything you have done these past fifteen months! Thank you so so so much 😘 Kind Regards Amy xx

Ami Beer


We want to extend a huge thank you to all the team at Beaconside. You helped us organise the wedding of our dreams and the whole day ran so smoothly, It was truly perfect.

Nikki and Simon

a special place in our hearts.....

It's been a year today since our wedding and we just wanted to say again, 'thank you' or everything you did to make our wedding weekend so perfect! Friends and family are still talking about it now! We cannot thank you enough for everything you did to make our wedding run so smoothly and we will always be so grateful to have got married at Beaconside! It will always hold a special place in our hearts!

Carly and Lewis

our beautiful winter wedding

No matter how many questions we asked, nothing was too much trouble!.....We fell in love with the idea of a romantic winter wedding and the venue was so perfect from the fairy lights, to the Christmas trees, the whole estate looked so magical! Thank you for going the extra mile for us.  It was the most wholesome and magical weekend, and we cannot thank Beaconside enough. We are forever grateful to have such amazing memories with our loved ones. Kind regards Gabrielle & Benjamin

Gabrielle and Benjamin

everything seemed so effortless....

Everything from start to finish was so magical! We all had the best weekend of our lives. We will always love Beaconside and cherish the memories of love and laughter. You made everything seem so easy and effortless but I know you worked your socks off! Lots of Love The Harmans xxx

thank you for caring so much x

Beaconside is the most beautiful and amazing place and we can't wait to come back! Nothing was too much trouble, everything so easy and stress free. You have this amazing ability to ensure everything runs so smoothly but you do it unnoticed! The Beaconside team were amazing and the food absolutely delicious!. Thank you so much for caring about our day as much as you did! Claire and Damion xx


The Beaconside team were so amazing and nothing was too much to trouble! We all had the best time and it was a magical experience that I will treasure for the rest of my life . The accommodation was just perfect and meant that the party could start on the Friday before our wedding and carry on until Sunday! Family and friends had so much fun! Thank you Beaconside for making our dream wedding come true x

Sarah & Stuart


Our long weekend at Beaconside Country Estate was absolutely incredible! The staff, service, and food from the amazing 'Guess Events' was faultless. Each and every one of our guests have complimented the same. You were amazing throughout, warm, friendly and inviting. Beaconside really is our happy place and will forever be in our hearts. Lots of love

Carly & Dave xxx

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