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Built in 1881, Buckerell Lodge is steeped in history, and today the hotel is a charming elegant building, set amongst beautiful landscaped gardens and tree lined grounds - creating a stunning setting,


  • Venue Type: City Hotel / Venue
  • Seated Dining Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 130
  • # Bedrooms: 54
  • Sleeps # of People: 141
  • Usual Access Time: 12:00 PM
  • Usual Finish Time: 0
  • Late Night Extension Available: Yes
  • Bridal Suite: Honeymoon Suite


  • Exclusive Use
  • In-house Wedding Coordinator
  • Outdoor Reception Space
  • Disabled Access
  • On-site Parking
  • bridal Changing Facilities
  • Marquee Permitted
  • Open Flame Permitted
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Water View
  • City view
  • Grade I/II Listed Building
  • Ballroom
  • Spa On-site

Ceremony and Reception

  • Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
  • Outdoor Ceremony Licence
  • Church Within Walking Distance
  • Sound System Available
  • Dancefloor Available
  • Fireworks Permitted
  • Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

  • In-house Catering
  • External Catering Permitted
  • Alcohol License
  • In-house Wine List
  • Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
  • No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Experience

  • Asian Weddings
  • Jewish Weddings
  • Muslim Weddings


Detailed Description

At Buckerell Lodge we understand that your Wedding Day will be one of the most important days of your life, which is why we take pride in making sure that this very special day will be everything you could possibly wish for and more.

The Buckerell Lodge Hotel has a charm of a countryside manor house, with a city location, creating the perfect setting for your wedding venue in Exeter. Add to this our team of experienced, professional and personal wedding coordinators, and you are on the way to planning the wonderful day you so deserve!

If you are looking for a civil ceremony or partnership, our Garden Suite is the perfect choice. Set away from he main hotel, with private gardens, you will enjoy a ceremony for up to 70 guests. We can cater for smaller celebrations too and our Fortescue Suite is perfectly placed for an intimate celebration.

There is no finer way of celebrating your special day with friends and family than with a good food! Each of our wedding packages have a selector menu for you to choose from so that you can ensure everyone has a dish they love!

Most of our wedding packages will include drinks to enjoy throughout your day - from arrival drinks for you and your guests, to wine and fizz at the table. Just let us know if you have any specific requirements and we will cater for all requests.


- Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Summer weddings when the beautiful gardens can have their full use. Beautiful photography, children playing lawn games, guests having a lovely time.
- What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Always book your venue first.
- What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Friends and family taking care to decorate the bridal suite with decorations and a bottle of bubbly.
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Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Erika Rohn

We look forward to welcoming you at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel - feel free to book an appointment to visit the hotel and have a no obligation chat about your wedding at Buckerell Lodge, Exeter.


  • # Of Weddings Hosted: Between 10 and 30
  • # Of People In Team: 8
  • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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Getting here

  • Address:
  • Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4SQ, England
  • Nearest Town:
  • Exeter
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Exeter Central
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • M5
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Exeter