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On since 2022

Last update: June 2023

Exmouth Country Lodge is a wedding venue in Exmouth, Devon, on the outskirts of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and minutes from the Jurassic Coast. Situated within the Prattshayes Campsite, formerly known as Sprattshayes, the property once belonged to the family of Sir Francis Drake. The history of the place and the natural beauty of its surroundings make Exmouth Country Lodge a uniquely magnificent setting for an unforgettable wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

Exmouth Country Lodge is a licensed wedding venue with several event areas. The Orchard is a perfect setting for a romantic outdoor ceremony. It has a lovely pagoda; couples are also welcome to use the site for daytime festivities. The Cob Barn, which dates back to the 16th century, is perfect for intimate ceremonies and winter wedding breakfasts and receptions. The Cowshed is a versatile space with fixed bars, a cosy lounge mezzanine, and plenty of character. The large Courtyard is the perfect gathering area and a great place to enjoy welcome drinks. Exmouth Country Lodge can seat 120 wedding breakfast guests; its capacity increases to 350 for the evening reception. The venue provides overnight accommodation for 28 guests; camping spots are also available.

Services Offered

Exmouth Country Lodge is available for exclusive use. The wedding package also includes two nights' accommodation for 28 guests. The venue specialises in relaxed, informal weddings, and couples are welcome to source the outside caterers, florists, entertainment, and other suppliers they need to design the wedding of their dreams.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Coastal weddings
Unusual weddings
Woodland and festival
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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100% Recommended by couples
Sally Sent on 17/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Our dreams come true!

We are overwhelmed with our wedding being more magical, personal and better than we could ever have dared hope. The exceptional service from Anita and the team at The Exmouth Country Lodge wedding venue made every aspect easy and stress free. Anita has such knowledge and passion for making every wedding the best it can be, she’s genuinely as dedicated as if it were her own day. The venue offered us the perfect balance of relaxed and informal but with a rustic charm. Being able to access the venue and stay on site meant we got everything done (with Anita’s generous assistance!) the day before and we and our guests were thoroughly looked after for what turned out to be our perfect wedding! Anita recommended the DJ (DJ Shindig) & caterers (The Ginger Pig Hog Roast co.) who turned out to be perfect for us and the use of the outside space for lawn games & general mingling was wonderful. We are still blown away a week later and haven’t stopped re-living every moment - thank you so very much from Earl & Sally Napier.
Aimee H. Sent on 01/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect venue

Not only was this the perfect venue, but it was the perfect place for the bridal party to get ready and stay - both the night before and the night of the wedding. Anita was wonderful in the planning stages and put our minds at ease.
Pippa D. Sent on 13/03/2023
4 out of 5 rating

Perfect venue for a rustic wedding. Great accommodation options.

Anita was really helpful in supporting us planning our wedding and helping it go smoothly.
Correspondence was timely, even through the winter season.
Only downside of the venue is the decibel limit which impacts on having a live band. We also would have liked to be able to have music prior to the evening.
Overall very happy with our choice to f venue.
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Exmouth Country Lodge & Campsite @ Prattshayes EX8 5DB Exmouth (Devon)
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