Terms & Conditions

Arches Booking Conditions

1. Definitions

Arches means: Arches Beach Ceremonies Ltd (company number 13388903).

Arches Weddings means: Arches Beach Weddings Limited (company number 12179591).

Beach Bedroom means: A Beach Bedroom Limited (company number 13388972).

Partners means: Arches Weddings and Beach Bedroom together and Partner shall mean whichever of the Partners your booking is made with.

Wedding Venue means: Arches Wedding Venue, Ground Floor, Arches, Newberry Beach, Combe Martin, EX34 0AW and associated gardens.

Bridal Suite means: the Beachfront Bridal Suite, First Floor, Arches, Newberry Beach, Combe Martin, EX34 0AW including associated balcony.

Properties means: the Wedding Venue and Bridal Suite together and Property shall mean whichever of the Properties your booking relates to.

Rental Fee means: the amount stated in your booking confirmation.

Booking Period means: the period under clause 5.1

2. Contract

2.1. These booking conditions, as may be amended from time to time, apply to all bookings made through Arches.

2.2. Arches provides an online reservation service for the Properties on behalf of the Partners.

2.3. When you submit your booking request, you acknowledge and agree to have read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions set out below.

2.4.1. When you submit your booking request for:

2.4.2. the Wedding Venue, you enter into a contract with Arches Weddings on these terms

3. Payment

3.1. The Rental Fee is due in full when you submit your booking request. Any non-payment of the Rental Fee when it is due entitles Arches to treat your booking as cancelled with immediate effect in accordance with clause 4.

3.2. £100 of your Rental Fee is a non-refundable reservation fee (“Reservation Fee”).

4. Cancellation

4.1. You must tell Arches immediately if you wish to cancel your booking using the contact details on our website from time to time. Your Booking Period is cancelled when you notify us.

4.2. If you cancel your booking more than 30 days before your Booking Period, Arches will refund the balance of your Rental Fee less the Reservation Fee.

4.3. If you cancel your booking 30 days or fewer before your Booking Period, you will not receive a refund and remain fully liable for payment of the full Rental Fee.

5. Period of hire

5.1. Your “Booking Period”:

5.1.1. is for the Wedding Venue 105 minutes from the time and date stated in your booking confirmation, unless otherwise agreed with Arches Weddings.

5.1.2. for the Bridal Suite starts at 15:00 on the date stated in your booking confirmation and ends at 11:00 on the following day unless otherwise agreed with Beach Bedroom.

5.2. If you have not left the Property empty and in the condition required under clause 8.1 at the end of your Booking Period, we reserve the right to charge you the full amount for the next booking period plus any further loss or damage caused by this to the Partner.

6. Number of persons

6.1. The maximum number of persons who may attend the Wedding Venue is 120.

6.2. No more than 2 persons may stay overnight at the Bridal Suite and at all other times a maximum of 8 persons.

7. Breakages or damage

7.1. You must report all breakages, damage and injury to the Partner immediately, whether caused by you or any member of your party. You will be liable for the cost of replacement, repair, cleaning arising from any such breakages or damage which shall be payable by you to the Partner on demand.

8. Care of the Property

8.1. You will take all reasonable and proper care of the Property and its fixtures, fittings, furniture, decorations and leave them in the same state of repair and in the same reasonable clean and tidy condition at the end of the Booking Period as it was before.

8.2. You will follow any reasonable rules which the Partner may specify from time to time.

8.3. You shall not and shall ensure that no member of your party shall enter any part or parts of any adjacent premises which are not included within the Property you have booked.

8.4. Animals are strictly prohibited in the Property including pets without the prior agreement of the Partner.

8.5. Smoking is strictly prohibited at the Property.

9. Liability

9.1. Subject to the rest of clause 9, the aggregate liability of either Arches or the Partners under or in connection with your booking shall not exceed the Rental Fee.

9.2. Arches is not liable whatsoever in connection with the use or occupation of the Property to the extent that the same may not be excluded or limited as a matter of law.

9.3. Nothing in these terms shall exclude or in any way limit Arches or the Partners’ liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by negligence of Arches or the Partners or their employees or agents, or any other liability to the extent that the same may not be excluded or limited as a matter of law.

9.4. Subject to clause 9.2, Arches and the Partners shall not be liable under these terms for any loss of actual or anticipated income or profits, loss of contracts or for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind howsoever arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, whether or not such loss or damage is foreseeable, foreseen or known.

9.5. These terms set out the full extent of the Partners’ and Arches’ obligations and liabilities in respect of your booking and there are no conditions, warranties, representations or other terms, express or implied, that are binding on the Partners and Arches except as specifically stated in these terms.

10. Force Majeure

10.1. Neither the Partners nor Arches will be liable for the consequences of any act, event, omission or accident beyond their reasonable control (for example, but not limited to, a power failure, fire or flood affecting the Property) (a “Force Majeure Event”).

10.2. If Arches considers that a Force Majeure Event may have a material impact on your use and enjoyment of the Property during the Booking Period, Arches shall notify you in writing as soon as reasonably practicable and refund the Rental Fee in full.

11. General

11.1. Employees, agents, subcontractors or authorised persons of the Partners and Arches are entitled to enter the Property at all reasonable times for purposes of inspection and to carry out repairs and maintenance and to ensure that these terms are being complied with.

11.2. You may not assign, sub-license or sub-contract your booking or any of your rights or obligations under these terms without the prior agreement of the Partner.

11.3. The Partner may assign their rights and obligations in relation to your booking and these terms in whole or in part, upon written notice to you, to any other person.

11.4. Subject to clause 11.2 above, no party who is not named in these terms has any right to enforce any term of your booking.