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Cadhay is licencsed for civil weddings and is a wonderful Devon wedding venue. It is also a great place for large family reunions or to celebrate a landmark birthday or anniversary.

What our visitors say
“It felt as if C & S had their wedding reception at home! This has been the most magical of weeks. The house sparkled when we arrived and continued to ooze warmth and charm all week - inside and out. We have laughed and cried, enjoyed our new family's company, shared food and wine in splendid comfort, and slept in wonderful beds! We can't wait to return for another dose of Cadhay magic.” 

What our visitors say
Twenty old friends who spend the weekend together every year discover Cadhay. We all loved it! Lots of laughter, good food and good walks. Gorgeous house - a great experience! 

Cadhay is a unique venue for a Devon wedding, for house parties or to celebrate a landmark birthday, anniversary, reunion with friends and family, or other special occasion

Download the Cadhay wedding brochure (4.4 MB PDF file)

Wedding Gallery -- images of weddings at Cadhay

Cadhay is a very special wedding venue. It especially suits those who are looking for somewhere atmospheric and individual to extend their wedding celebrations over a longer period of time than just the single day. You can occupy the entire property for a long weekend or a full week, extending your celebrations to create lasting and unforgettable memories for your family and friends. Cadhay provides a magnificent and calm setting to enjoy this most important moment in life reflectively, even after the ceremony and celebrations have finished.

A stay at Cadhay allows you and your guests the exclusive and private use of the house and its magnificent gardens, thus allowing you to create a wedding that is unique for you. It is a bit like getting married in your own home – albeit an Elizabethan manor!

Most weddings take place at Cadhay between May and September, because the gardens are at their best, and provide an exceptional venue for the most romantic of weddings, irrespective of size. However, Cadhay is also ideal for a small winter wedding.

Should you choose a civil ceremony, there are three possible rooms in the manor house for a maximum of 40 people. There is also a license for the Granary and the Tearoom for up to 110 guests or the Bothy in the Water Garden. For your reception you have the choice of the Tea Room for up to 70 people or hiring a marquee for any number of guests.

Working alongside our chosen caterers and marquee suppliers, you are free to incorporate your own special and very personal wishes into your wedding day, creating a style and mood that truly reflects who you are. If you wish to be married in church, then Cadhay is an ideal “home” to be married from, and to return to, for your reception.

To put it quite simply – it is your dream day.

To discuss your wedding requirements, please don't hesitate to contact Jayne Covell for a friendly chat on 01404 813511 or email jayne@cadhay.org.uk

Special occasions, celebrations and reunions at Cadhay

Cadhay is a magnificent and very special venue for reunions with family or friends, or for a house party celebration of a landmark birthday, anniversary or other special occasion. For groups of up to 22 (34 if the Stables and Coach House are also utilised), it means that the festivities can continue after the main event as this magnificently spacious house can be yours either for a long weekend or for a week or longer.

Our guestbook is full of testimonials from satisfied visitors for whom Cadhay has provided the setting for some of the most memorable, important and enjoyable moments in their lives.

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