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Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Unique Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

Spring/Summer weekend and midweek Weddings in north devon

Beaconside is a unique and exclusive wedding venue set just outside Bideford in the beautiful North Devon countryside. Our weddings give you the entire venue for three nights allowing you and your guests to relax and extend the celebrations!

We've  beautiful accommodation for up to 75 of your guests from the elegant Beaconside House, our four contemporary cottages and our nine stunning woodland cabins.

A few weeks ago Claire and Damion spent the weekend here getting married  . This is what they had to say ..........

.........Hi Faye, I don't quite know where to start! I'm still totally overwhelmed after the most wonderful weekend. From the moment we got to Beaconside on Friday, the whole weekend was beyond all expectations. The build up had been a bit stressful with all the last minute changes due to Covid and there was a moment beforehand when I was worried we weren't going to have our day the way we wanted it. You were so calm and reassuring and so understanding when we changed things yet again! You genuinely made us feel like you wanted the best for us and that our wedding was as special to you and the Beaconside team as it was to us. Beaconside is the most beautiful venue, it will always have a special place in my heart. Me and Damion spent all weekend pinching ourselves about how lucky we were to be spending the weekend with all our family and friends in the most amazing place. We are already talking about when we can get back there for a weekend. I was expecting the Friday to be spent rushing around to get the venue ready, but you and your team were so helpful. Nothing we asked was too much trouble and you made the whole evening so easy and stress free. The same can be said about the actual wedding day. You have this amazing ability to ensure everything runs so smoothly but you do it unnoticed! I was so unaware of what you were doing, all these things just magically happened and then you would just pop up when I needed you, normally with a glass of Prosecco! The same is true for the rest of the Beaconside team, you were all amazing. It was lovely to meet Kris after all the emails and the food was just so delicious. We then bumped in to Ali who again had been magically floating around sorting out all the little details and it was so lovely to chat to her. It was like you were all just more members of our family and friends, you made it so personal. Thank you so much for caring about our day as much as you did. There is not one single thing I would change. We both had face ache from smiling all weekend and our guests have had nothing but high praise for you all and for the venue. We honestly can't thank you all enough. Claire and Damion xx

Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Unique Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

a choice of ceremony locations

We realise that you want your wedding your way and a huge part of that is the wedding ceremony. Beaconside has both indoor and outdoor locations for you to choose from, allowing you to create the perfect I do moment.

For those wanting to get married with rolling hills as the backdrop there’s the Sundial. Your ceremony will be underneath our oak pagoda whilst your guests are seated on the lawn with a stunning panoramic view.

For those who prefer an indoor or winter option our Glass House, decorated with candelabras, a draped arch and white aisle carpet is the perfect place to make the most of the countryside views from the warmth of indoors!

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

After the I Do

The grounds at Beaconside are the perfect backdrop for an afternoon drinks and canapés reception as well as giving you a choice of picturesque photograph backdrops.

Sit down and feed your guests in our purpose built glass and oak wedding barn 'The Beacon' and throw open the bifold doors to merge the inside and outside space. It's already decorated with fairy light wrapped beams and beautiful statement chandeliers but we love to see our couples adding their own decorations and ideas to make the space uniquely theirs.

Keep the party going until late! Our fully licensed, fully staffed copper bar is open from one hour before your ceremony until 1am and stocked with great local beers, a varied wine list and our South West gin selection.

Work with our planners to find the perfect band or DJ and invite up to 200 of your family and friends to celebrate in style!

Unique Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon

Food for thought

With our all-inclusive package we'll take the stress out of feeding everyone! We've partnered with the award winning Guess Events at Bartridge Hill to offer you the best of the best wedding food to impress your guests! See our 'Eat With Us' Brochure for the full menu! (or see the sample below)

Our Inclusive Catered option includes

Canapés
3 course meal
Late night supper

Welcome drinks
Toasting drinks
Two bottles of paired table wine per table

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon

Sample Menu

Canapés
handpicked crab, avocado and tomato tartlets
somerset brie, tomato and pepper compote bruschetta
mini Devon scones with jam and clotted cream

Starters
devon brie and smoked bacon tart
roasted carrot salad with sesame seeds, crispy leeks and a lemon and ginger dressing

The Main Event
locally sourced chicken breast served with a bacon, spring onion and cheese cream sauce, roasted potatoes and hand tied vegetables
glazed lentil moussaka with hand tied vegetables and a white wine cream sauce

Puddings
raspberry and white chocolate cheesecake
eastern mess with fresh mango, meringue, cream, mango coulis and passion fruit parfait

Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Unique Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon

Yours for the Whole Weekend

Beaconside is yours all weekend! You and you guest have exclusive use of the venue and all its facilities for 3 nights, it’s up to you what you do!

After the madness of preparing for your wedding and the busiest day of your life we think that you deserve a day off. Lounge by the pool, have a bbq, take a stroll around the woods or head off to one of North Devon's best beaches!

Beaconside is located just outside the pretty port town of Bideford and a short drive away from Barnstaple.  The North Devon coast will provide you and your guests plenty of opportunities to explore this stunning part of the South West if you wish.


Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon


WEEKEND BASED ON 75 FRIENDS AND FAMILY -€19900.

MIDWEEK BASED ON 75 FRIENDS AND FAMILY -
€15,900

Our Spring and Summer three night weekend weddings give you completely private and exclusive use for three days of the entire Beaconside Estate.
Wedding day and evening catering for up to 160 guests and up to 250 evening guests.
This includes a sumptuous 3 course meal , supper , welcome drinks and table wine.
Three nights stay in our honeymoon Baytree Cottage.
A dedicated coordinator throughout the entire planning process and on the wedding day!
All our accommodation is exclusively reserved in your name ready for your friends and family to book Beaconside House, our cottages and woodland cabins direct with us.

Please contact us for a bespoke quote based on your dates and guest numbers.
01237 475118
hello@beaconsidehouse.co.uk

what our brides have said

I don't know where to begin!

Hi Faye, I don't quite know where to start! I'm still totally overwhelmed after the most wonderful weekend. From the moment we got to Beaconside on Friday, the whole weekend was beyond all expectations. The build up had been a bit stressful with all the last minute changes due to Covid and there was a moment beforehand when I was worried we weren't going to have our day the way we wanted it. You were so calm and reassuring and so understanding when we changed things yet again! You genuinely made us feel like you wanted the best for us and that our wedding was as special to you and the Beaconside team as it was to us. Beaconside is the most beautiful venue, it will always have a special place in my heart. Me and Damion spent all weekend pinching ourselves about how lucky we were to be spending the weekend with all our family and friends in the most amazing place. We are already talking about when we can get back there for a weekend. I was expecting the Friday to be spent rushing around to get the venue ready, but you and your team were so helpful. Nothing we asked was too much trouble and you made the whole evening so easy and stress free. The same can be said about the actual wedding day. You have this amazing ability to ensure everything runs so smoothly but you do it unnoticed! I was so unaware of what you were doing, all these things just magically happened and then you would just pop up when I needed you, normally with a glass of Prosecco! The same is true for the rest of the Beaconside team, you were all amazing. It was lovely to meet Kris after all the emails and the food was just so delicious. We then bumped in to Ali who again had been magically floating around sorting out all the little details and it was so lovely to chat to her. It was like you were all just more members of our family and friends, you made it so personal. Thank you so much for caring about our day as much as you did. There is not one single thing I would change. We both had face ache from smiling all weekend and our guests have had nothing but high praise for you all and for the venue. We honestly can't thank you all enough. Claire and Damion xx

Absolutely incredible!

Wow, what can we say about Beaconside House, I’d start with absolutely incredible, we have just arrived home from our weekend stay for our wedding, it was everything that we wished for and more. We fell in love with it on our first viewing, we knew we wanted a wedding that we could stay with our families all weekend, it ticked the boxes and the fact it was absolutely beautiful was a bonus. The staff, service, and food from the amazing Kris and team was faultless. Each and everyone of our guests have complimented the same. Daisy was amazing throughout, she was warm friendly, inviting and went out of her way to help us along the way, when we had to move the date many times due to illness and the pandemic she would put us at ease and help us find our way back to what we wanted, to be married, she always helped us reignite our excitement when we were disappointed. We are over the moon we are finally married, at what’s become our happy place, Beaconside will forever be in our hearts. Thank you to you all, we will be forever grateful, lots of love Carly and Dave xxx

Carly & Dave

Perfection in every way!

Beaconside, from the moment I booked our wedding until the last drink was poured it was perfection in every way. I cannot recommend a beaconside wedding enough! When your planning your special day you have an image in your head of how the day will go and how everything will look and I can honestly say that my wedding at Beaconside exceeded my already very high expectations. The Beaconside team were so amazing and nothing was too much to ask . Everyone had the best day and it will be a day that I 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 were all together having so much fun Thankyou Beaconside for making our dream wedding come true x

Sarah & Stuart

Amazing from Start to Finish!

Where to start!!!! Just to let you know that Alana and Matt's wedding weekend was ABSOLUTELY SUPERB. It was all amazing from start to finish. This is a fabulous venue. Stunning views and beautiful Wedding room and Glass house. We knew it would be fantastic but it exceeded our expectations. My husband and I did not get to meet Daisy the Wedding Planner but Alana and Matt said she was wonderful. I have had so many of our family and friend saying this was one of the best weddings ever. It was so lovely to have from the Friday to Monday. We were lucky with the weather so Sunday was great and the kids loved the pool. I will definitely be recommending Beaconside and it was well worth the journey. Thanks to all who was involved behind the scenes in making my daughter and son in law's wedding SO PERFECT.

Belinda & Alan

Beaconside Feels like home to us!

We want to extend a huge thank you to Daisy, Mark, Ali, Vicky and the rest of 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

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

We got married at Beaconside House and it was without doubt the most beautiful, serene, relaxed and friendly environment you could wish for. The staff are angels (including Fred) and the venue exceeds anything I have ever experienced. I cannot thank any of the team more or recommend Beaconside enough. I am totally in love with Beaconside now, it's a very special place that creates beautiful memories so easily.

Ella and Wayne

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