Directory

Accommodation

Cosy Cottage, Braunton

Gorgeous cosy two bed cottage with parking. Situated in the heart of Braunton, right by the beach and a minute's walk to restaurants, bars and shops.

Meg Johnson

[email protected]

https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/554161212878034730

Acorns Guest House

A dog-friendly guest house in the heart of Combe Martin with seven well-appointed rooms, some with sea views, including six en-suites and one with a private bathroom. Full English breakfast with vegetarian options. Free car park. Free Wi-Fi.

Denise McKenzie

01271 882 769 or 07976 294 255

[email protected]

http://www.acorns-guesthouse.co.uk

Bumble Cottage

Lovely self contained holiday cottage in the centre of Combe Martin, with a courtyard garden and parking, catering for four people.

Jason Smith

07906 788 809

[email protected]

http://bumblecottage.promotemyplace.com/

Castle Hill Lodge

Coastal 3 bed detached house sleeping 6/7, with 180 degree sea views and 1.5 acre garden, 5 minute walk to Newberry Beach. Fully refurbished in 2021.

Admin team

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/htvyu4km

Garden Retreat

A modern, spacious self-contained apartment overlooking woodland with a stream at the bottom of the garden. An ideal location for guests attending weddings in Combe Martin. The kitchen is fully equipped and the shower room is luxurious. There's a double bedroom and a large sofa bed in the lounge if needed, and parking at the property.

Alison Wood

07376 099 208

[email protected]

http://airbnb.co.uk/rooms/45169207

Harta Retreat

An eco-friendly boutique holiday retreat with stunning views of the rolling Devonshire hills. Stay in The Barn or a luxury tipi and enjoy a cosy and romantic year-round escape from the every day.

Miranda Blaas-Cousins

07899 662 767

[email protected]

https://www.harta-retreat.co.uk

Kentisbury Grange Estate

Kentisbury Grange is one of the leading hotels on Exmoor National Park’s doorstep with accommodation that includes luxury rooms in the main house, cottage and garden suites, and a log cabin with views across the lakes. Dogs welcome too.

Kelly Ramsay

01271 545008

[email protected]

https://www.kentisburygrange.com

Longstone Bed and Breakfast

Originally built over 500 years ago, and recently refurbished and remodelled, Longstone combines traditional Devon cottage charms and features with modern essentials including super fast fibre WiFi, Smart TVs and USB charging points.

01598 763477

[email protected]

https://longstonebedandbreakfast.co.uk

Manleigh Park

Set on the side of the valley with views to Exmoor and Combe Martin Bay, Manleigh Park is a beautiful place to stay. Accommodation includes chalets, log cabins and caravans, which are self-catering and sleep up to four. There's a small bar on site serving local gins, cider, and beer, as well as delicious home cooked pizzas.

Steve and Judith

01271 883 353

[email protected]

https://www.manleighparkdevon.co.uk

Middle Lee Farm

Four self-contained cottages within a courtyard setting on three acres of beautiful countryside in the picturesque village of Berrynarbor. Just 1.5m from Arches it sleeps up to 16 people. There's also a covered games room, children's play area and two resident Shetland ponies.

Lisa Harrow

07900 673290

[email protected]

https://middleleefarm.co.uk

Newberry Beach Lodge

Family run B&B with stunning views over the bay and Exmoor national park. Five bedrooms, three with full bathrooms and two with ensuite showers. 30 seconds from the beach and under a minute's walk to Arches.

Jane and Christopher Galloway

01271 883 709 / 07922 571 331

[email protected]

https://www.newberrybeachlodge.co.uk

Newberry Wood Guesthouse

Tucked among North Devonshire woodland and countryside within secluded, spacious gardens, and with spectacular views out to sea and over the hills of Exmoor National Park. Situated on the South West coast path and only a five minute walk to Newberry Beach and Combe Martin Bay.

Caroline Willmer

07976 458 482

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/newberrywood/

Paramount Bolt Hole

A one bedroom apartment that's ideal for couples or friends sharing with a super king or twin bed arrangement. Paramount Bolt hole has been sympathetically renovated to a high standard and is part of Ilfracombe's best Georgian Terrace hidden away in the heart of town with its own private secluded garden. Parking is provided to the rear of the property.

Helen Pritchard

07947 492 486

https://www.Airbnb.com/h/paramountbolthole

Seacombe Cottage

Seacombe Cottage is a beautifully restored pair of stone fisherman’s cottages, now one large dwelling, with four bedrooms, sleeping up to eight. There's a large sheltered hot tub, off-street parking, and a toasty log-burner in the original inglenook fireplace. Dogs are welcome.

Alison Savory

01237 426781

https://tinyurl.com/4m8x4a5f

The Poplars

Local guesthouse with five double bedrooms and one king size bedroom. Stunning sea views, swimming pool, and a cosy fully licenced bar/lounge area with a lovely fireplace.

Janet Thompson

01271 882 240

[email protected]

‘Torcliffe’: Frontline Ocean View Accommodation

Lovely one bedroom bungalow overlooking the Combe Martin bay and village. Sleeps four with two in the double bedroom and two on a sofabed in the lounge. Comes with a kitchenette and ensuite shower room.

Gina Blundell

07710 498 606

[email protected]

http://www.torcliffe.com/

Watermouth Cove Holiday Cottages

Idyllic self catering holiday cottage accommodation built in the 17th century. Eight cottages available sleeping from four to eight people.

Clare Flint Mountain

01271 865055 & 07710 567043

[email protected]

http://www.watermouth-cove-cottages.co.uk

Entertainment

Gatehouse Trailer Bar

Pretty micro bar and bar staff for hire that's perfect for the beach, plus additional decor, such as memory ladders, drinks cart and signage.

Lisa Gatehouse

07340 825 550

[email protected]

https://gatehousetrailerbar.co.uk

Jessica Diamond Violinist

Known as the 'Bollywood Violinist' Jessica has a unique sound and performance style.

Jessica Diamond

[email protected]

https://jessicadiamondofficial.com/contact/

Rendezblues

Soulful jazz duo who perform a mixture of classic jazz standards and tasteful soul with hints of French chansons.

Maya and Jonathan

07703 782 364

[email protected]

https://www.rendezblues.com

Event Organisers

Best Day Ever!

Katie works closely with you from start to finish, co-ordinating, planning and styling your wedding using a selection of unique bespoke props from draping, lighting, chairs, table decor, lanterns to seating plans.

Katie Dent

07971 663818

[email protected]

http://www.bestdayeverdevon.co.uk

Emily Juliet Stevens – Artist and Sign Writer

Beautiful custom made signage including seating plans, welcome signs for guests, cocktail menus and table numbers.

Emily Juliet Stevens

07468 458 095

[email protected]

https://emilyjulietstevens.com

Gatehouse Trailer Bar

Pretty micro bar and bar staff for hire that's perfect for the beach, plus additional decor, such as memory ladders, drinks cart and signage.

Lisa Gatehouse

07340 825 550

[email protected]

https://gatehousetrailerbar.co.uk

Flowers

Twigs

Deryn & Lauren and the team have a reputation for originality, creativity and uncompromising quality. Truly bespoke florals that capture the style and vision of the brides.

Deryn Northam

01271 326267

[email protected]

http://www.twigsflowers.co.uk

Flowers by Imogen

Sustainable and low carbon wedding florist who only uses locally grown, British flowers (including her own grown in Somerset).

Imogen Stuckes

[email protected]

https://www.flowersbyimogen.com/portfolio

The Forgotten Garden

Locally grown cut flowers and artisan floristry. Sown, grown and designed with nature and our local wildlife in mind. Members of Flowers From The Farm.

Pat Cottam

07531028971

[email protected]

http://www.theforgottengarden.co.uk

Food & Catering

The Whiddon Wagon

The famous Whiddon Wagon serves up delicious fresh fish and chips and is available for weddings and parties.

07771 908 167

[email protected]

https://www.familyfoodcompany.com

Home Sweep Home Hampers

Devon cream tea hampers for all occasions, which include clotted cream, jam, freshly made scones and tea and coffee. And for that special occasion, we can add Pimms or Prosecco. All hampers can be tailored to your needs. Prices start from £8.00.

Louise Jenkins

07902 877 887

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/Home-Sweep-Home-108745554636159/

Jacci’s Cakes

Beautiful wedding and celebration cakes home-baked in a dedicated catering kitchen using top quality ingredients. Based in Brayford, Barnstaple.

Jacci Gardner

07778 336 333

[email protected]

https://www.instagram.com/jaccicgardner/

Juicy Lucy Cupcakes and Bakes

Delicious individually handmade cupcakes or larger cakes for weddings and special events.

Lucy Schollick

07478 327 072

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/Juicy-Lucy-Cupcakes-Bakes-189662171044656/

Lulu Primrose Bakery

Barnstaple-based wedding cake baker specialising in romantic cake designs with an emphasis on aesthetics and flavours.

Lucy

[email protected]

http://www.lulusprimrosebakery.uk

The Naked Cake

The Naked Cake is a friendly tearoom in Ilfracombe that prides itself on home baking. We bake everything we sell and we also have an outside catering outlet where we supply afternoon teas and buffets, and cream teas for all occasions.

Kim Hodgen

01271 864641

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/4nht6c7e

The Village Bakery and Tea Room

Freshly baked bread and cakes made on the premises. We also serve breakfast and hot and cold food and drinks throughout the day.

Charmian Chugg

07474 646 314

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/bkzumwem

General

Emily Juliet Stevens – Artist and Sign Writer

Beautiful custom made signage including seating plans, welcome signs for guests, cocktail menus and table numbers.

Emily Juliet Stevens

07468 458 095

[email protected]

https://emilyjulietstevens.com

Hair & Beauty

Carly Hanson Hair

North Devon hair stylist specialising in stunning wedding day hair styles for brides, bridesmaids and grooms.

Carly Hanson

07977 738 317

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/cttu88w

Pinned to Perfection

Wedding hair specialist (mobile)

Terri Ingram

07402242472

http://www.facebook.com/pinnedtoperfection

Brighteye Beauty

Local make-up, hair and beauty expert offering classic and natural bridal make-up styles and relaxed and boho style bridal hair. ​

Hannah Holland

[email protected]

https://www.brighteyebeauty.co.uk

Music

Mike Harper Piper

Professional wedding piper based in Bideford, North Devon who has been piping for over 30 years. An additional piper and a drummer are also available. ​

Mike Harper

01237 422 477 and 07948 550 218

[email protected]

http://www.devonbagpiper.com

Officials

Devon Registration service

Book a registrar in order to get legally married.

0345 155 1002

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/bnxxacc

Humanist Celebrant

Kevin did the honours for our own daughter Siobhan. Great guy and he'll even help you write your own vows

Kevin Murphy

01271 343160

[email protected]

http://www.humanist.org.uk/kevinmurphy

Michelle Parfitt Celebrant

Devon-based celebrant performing beautiful and unique personalised wedding ceremonies.

Michelle Parfitt

07973 265 798

[email protected]

https://www.michelleparfittcelebrant.com

Other Services

Anna’s Art

Unique handmade artwork and decorations made in North Devon using driftwood, pebbles, sea glass and bottle tops.

Anna Passantino

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/annasartnorthdevon

Emily Juliet Stevens – Artist and Sign Writer

Beautiful custom made signage including seating plans, welcome signs for guests, cocktail menus and table numbers.

Emily Juliet Stevens

07468 458 095

[email protected]

https://emilyjulietstevens.com

Gatehouse Trailer Bar

Pretty micro bar and bar staff for hire that's perfect for the beach, plus additional decor, such as memory ladders, drinks cart and signage.

Lisa Gatehouse

07340 825 550

[email protected]

https://gatehousetrailerbar.co.uk

Nick’s Creative Department

Design and marketing pieces: menus, invites, itineraries, place settings, ‘remember the day’ materials , prints any size. Anything you can think of that needs designing.

Nick Stevens

07769 978581

[email protected]

http://www.nickscreativedepartment.com

North Devon Tui Na Massages

Tui Na Massages for the bridal party or guests. Ideal for pre wedding nerves and total relaxation.

Paul Maxfield

01271 867 236 or 07814 080 713

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/groups/3838042556275363

Together Furever Weddings

A professional wedding dog chaperone service that lets your favourite family pet be part of your big day.

Helen

[email protected]

https://togetherfureverweddings.co.uk

Michael Hunter Wedding Poet

North Devon poet who writes romantic wedding poetry on commission, and captures couples' stories in verse.

Michael Hunter

07380 550 567

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/writeapoemwithme

Photographers

Evolve Photography

Wedding photography team offering a beautiful natural, timeless narrative of your wedding day.

Mark Gawthorne

07585 333 233

[email protected]

https://evolvephoto.co.uk/

Freeform Images

Experienced photographer Laura has a natural and relaxed contemporary style and ensures your wedding images capture all those special moments of your big day.

Laura Farmer

07846 926 029

[email protected]

http://www.freeformimages.co.uk

Johnny Dent Photography

Fun, original and alternative wedding photography covering Devon, Dorset, Cornwall.

07834 466 117

[email protected]

https://johnnydent.co.uk/

Luna weddings

Wedding photography that's timeless and creative, and captures real, honest moments.

Anna Poole

07841 405014

[email protected]

https://www.lunaweddingsphotography.com/

Michael Wells Photography

Capturing important, unseen and never to be repeated moments of your special day.

Michael Wells

07814 954 113

[email protected]

https://www.michaelwellsphotography.co.uk

Butterfly Photography

Creative, natural wedding photography that captures all the smiles, tears and laughter of your big day. Devon and Cornwall.

Ashling Geraghty

07960 611 560

[email protected]

https://www.weddingsbybutterfly.com

Coastal Imaging

High quality wedding films, complete with drone footage and audio. We film your big day from land and air and can include highlights, ceremony and speeches.

Mark Kiff

07855 794 140

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/58w7zafr

Drew McDonald Photography

Wedding photographer who used a combination of portraiture, fashion, landscape and documentary photography to capture the essence of your day.

Drew McDonald

07761 560 860

[email protected]

https://www.drewmcdonald.photography

Elise Quarrington

Local wedding videographer providing couples with personal, bespoke wedding videos.

Elise Quarrington

07720 645 617 or 01769 560 675

[email protected]

http://www.eqfilms.net

GHB Photos

Experienced photographer and videographer working in the Somerset/Devon area and capturing all those special moments at beautiful weddings.

George Bishop

07493 766 336

[email protected]

https://www.ghbphotos.com

Grace Elizabeth

Creative Devon wedding photographer known for documenting real, authentic moments.

Grace

07807 136 033

[email protected]

https://www.grace-elizabeth.co.uk

James Freestone Videographer

Wedding film maker with a relaxed and inconspicuous way of filming that captures the most incredible natural moments of the day.

James

07463 022 228

[email protected]

https://www.jamesfreestonemedia.com

Julia Woollacott Photography

Based in North Devon, Julia offers offers stylish and relaxed photographs that reflect your most special day.

Julia Woollacott

01769 579 893

[email protected]

https://www.juliawoollacott.co.uk

L.F.Media

Professional photography and videography company that capture all those amazing memories that last a lifetime, whether you special day is traditional or quirky.

Liam Francis

07862 734 499

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/liamfrancismedia/

Louise May Photography

Creative story telling wedding photographer for adventurous, passionate souls. Documenting the real, the raw and the moments in between.

Louise May

07738 278 020

[email protected]

https://www.louisem.co.uk

Rebecca Roundhill Photography

Natural and creative wedding photography with a relaxed and informal approach.

Rebecca Roundhill

07855 576687

[email protected]

http://www.rebeccaroundhill.co.uk/

Shena Ruth Photography

A creative portrait, events and wedding photographer based in North Devon.

Shena Ruth

077966 32563

[email protected]

https://www.shenaruthphotography.co.uk

SoulMate Images

A locally based photographer, specialising in weddings (large and small) and events, with a relaxed and fun photography style.

John Baddick

07811403416

[email protected]

http://www.soulmateimages.com

Special Day Wedding Photos

Documentary wedding photographer capturing real wedding day moments as they unfold.

Anthony Lyons

079794674024

[email protected]

https://specialdayweddingphotos.co.uk

The Devon Photographers

Local wedding photographers specialising in informal and unique weddings, including outdoor, vintage, quirky and boho weddings.

Sarah and Aaron Miller

07706 125314 or 01392 791793

[email protected]

https://stuckag0.wixsite.com/wonderlustweddings

Post Ceremony Venues

Combe Martin Football Club

Combe Martin FC is available for a post ceremony celebration Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm. The standard licence is until 11pm but a late licence can be applied for. Capacity 50-60. Catering also available.

Louise Jenkins

07902 877 887

[email protected]

https://bit.ly/3kb0une

The Village Hall, Combe Martin

The Village Hall in Combe Martin is available for your wedding celebration and has seating for 130. There's a licence until 12pm (an extension can be applied for if required). Stage and lighting for a DJ/band is available. The Village Hall can also recommend caterers.

[email protected]

https://combemartinvillagehall.co.uk

Restaurants

Kentisbury Grange Estate & Coach House Restaurant

Just 5 miles south of Arches, The Coach House Restaurant can host up to 60 guests for your wedding breakfast or pre wedding dining, and serves fantastic local and seasonal produce.

Kelly Ramsay

01271 545 008

[email protected]

https://www.kentisburygrange.com

The Baker’s Bistro

Evening meals in a warm, friendly atmosphere. email Facebook: The Bakers Bistro

Charmian Chugg

07474 646 314

[email protected]

https://tinyurl.com/pvmxeyke