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On since 2022

Last update: January 2024

Double Locks is a countryside wedding venue located in Exeter, Devon. The destination is situated on the Exeter Ship Canal, offering an idyllic ambience for special celebrations. If you've been dreaming of a secluded, picturesque setting for your big day, this venue will check all of your boxes.

Facilities and Capacity

Double Locks welcomes couples to celebrate any aspect of their milestone occasions with them. The venue can comfortably accommodate up to 100 people for seated events and has room for an extra 50 evening guests. The marquee is a permanent, thoroughly heated and covered structure with a paved floor. Here, newlyweds and their loved ones can enjoy selections from the well-equipped bar, which can be stocked with specific recommendations. Located beside the canal, the venue is surrounded by an extensive beer garden, offering a nature-filled atmosphere for momentous occasions. For those planning winter weddings, additional heating can be provided to ensure that couples and their guests are comfortable throughout the festivities.

Services Offered

From the initial consultation until the last dance of the reception, Double Locks provides couples with an array of helpful services. The venue's staff can set up the marquee and welcomes you to decorate the event space to your liking. The marquee can be hired for an entire day, and it comes with barriers around it for private use. Benches can also be arranged for you and your guests to sit on. If you and your partner would like to make a grand entrance to the event, you are invited to get a boat from Exeter Quay to the venue. This memorable arrival is sure to result in timeless, joy-filled wedding photos. To see the venue's natural beauty for yourself, the staff welcomes you to get in touch and arrange a viewing.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Pub or restaurant
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Outdoor license

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Car parking
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