Planning to propose? Or already got a yes and need to look for venues and everything that goes with it? Here’s everything you need to know for getting married in North Devon.

Don’t forget, this is a hugely popular place to host your wedding, so make sure to book your big day in as early as possible! Especially if you’re hoping for a big summer wedding. Wherever you are in the planning stage, here’s everything you need to make sure it all goes off without a hitch.

Top proposal spots

If you’ve not yet popped the question and want somewhere spectacular to do it, here are some of the region’s most romantic places that are perfect for a proposal.

Tunnels Beaches, Ilfracombe
Bucks Mills, Bideford Bay
Barricaine Beach, Woolacombe
Lynton or Lynmouth

Brilliant venues

Of course you can get married anywhere these days, so if you want to get married on a beach or in a tent surrounded by your nearest and dearest in picturesque scenery, you can but one of the most popular places to get married in North Devon is at one of the region’s hotels. By choosing a hotel wedding, you can be sure of a dedicated wedding planner, accommodation for your guests, plenty of parking and incredible food and drink all in one place.

Some of our favourite venues include:

Park Hotel
Saunton Sands
Moreton House

Find more options for amazing wedding venues in North Devon here.

The checklist

Once you’ve proposed, got the venue sorted and started arguing about who should sit where, the real work begins. Planning a wedding can be very stressful and overwhelming, but if you stick to this checklist, you’ll have everything you need for the perfect day.

Set a date
Book a venue
Draw up the guestlist
Send out invites
Appoint the wedding party
Book a photographer
Meet with your wedding planner/minister/registrar
Book the entertainment
Choose a menu
Book a car
Book a florist
Book a toastmaster (these often come as part of a wedding package)
Take out any insurance you might need
Find the perfect outfits
Get the honeymoon sorted
Order a cake
Choose your accessories
Choose the table decorations and theme
Get the rings
Sort the hen and stag dos
Buy gifts for the best man/ bridesmaids etc
Have fun and don’t stress!

Many of the venues we’ve included above offer many of these things as part of a package and provide a wedding planner to work with you every step of the way to get things perfect.

Don’t forget…

If you’ve chosen to get married in North Devon and are travelling for the occasion, these are the most important things to have in your bags!

The rings
Any legal documents you might need
Table plan
The outfits

Don’t fancy getting married here but want to take advantage of England’s adventure coast for the hen and stag do? You can find plenty of options to celebrate this new chapter of your life here.

Plan your wedding in North Devon