f you’re currently searching for an idyllic countryside setting to host your wedding, then look no further than Launcells Barton, a lovingly restored exclusive-use venue which sits in a secluded spot on the Devon & Cornwall border. It is perfectly placed for couples based in the region or wanting to escape to the South West for their dream day.
They have all of the ingredients you’ll need to have the wedding you’ve always wanted; whether it’s luxurious accommodation for the bridal party, a reception for up to 200 of your closest friends and family or simply being spoilt with gorgeous Westcountry surroundings and scenery, they’re aim is to make your day the one of your dreams.
Let’s find out a few of the reasons you’ll want to spend your special day with there…
As a venue they’re very flexible as they have a number of buildings, each with their own qualities; no two wedding days are ever the same!
Charm and history in the Manor House
The Manor House is made up of two halves; the older half dates back to the 14th century and retains a number of charming, historical features throughout, whilst the newer half is classically Georgian. The Bridal Suite is nestled on the far side of the house, an elegant space perfect for preparing for your wedding day and then spending your first night together as a married couple! You may also have your nearest and dearest stay with you in the house thanks to its further five bedrooms and large communal kitchen.
Original stonework features and exposed beams in Mill Barn
The Mill Barn is a converted 19th century stone building and retains a number of original stone work features. Along with exposed beams and large French doors, it is a popular ceremony spot for their couples. It’s the perfect blank canvas for you to decorate as you wish and bring your ideas to life.
A purpose-built reception barn
Their purpose-built Reception Barn has been designed to complement the house and is a state-of-the-art space for your wedding. It has capacity for 160 guests on round tables or up to 200 on trestles. You’ll be pleased to hear there’s also a spacious bar and lounge area, and large lawn for mingling and playing games in the warmer months!
A special setting
They are set within 200 acres of peaceful wooded countryside, situated under an hour’s drive from Exeter and very close to the picturesque seaside town of Bude. Everywhere you look there are breathtaking, countryside views, and if you walk up to the very top of the site you can even see the sea! If you would like to have a band outside or other entertainment their grounds are very spacious so nearly anything is possible; they’re flexible and open to your creative ideas.
A romantic Church
Close to the site you will find the Parish Church of St Swithian’s which dates back to the late 15th Century. If getting married in a Church is something important to you both, this will not disappoint as it’s been famously described as the ‘least spoilt Church in Cornwall’.
Why would you want to be married at Launcells Barton?
It would probably be easier to tell you why not! The benefits of spending your wedding day at Launcells Barton really are endless. Of course the most obvious is being an exclusive-use venue; you can personalise everything as much as you would like, you won’t be joined by anyone but your loved ones and you’ll always be top priority. When you go for a visit, they’re sure like many couples before you you will feel the romance and get butterflies!
Have a read through their testimonials to find out more reasons why there have been countless, wonderful weddings there and then get in touch if you have any queries or questions, via their website www.launcellsbarton.co.uk