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Higher Holcombe

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£2750 - £5425 for Venue Hire
Up to 80
10 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Exclusive-use venue with a gorgeous party barn surrounded by 30 acres of woodland, meadows, orchards, courtyards, gardens and lawns. Bring in your preferred suppliers or ask us to cater. No corkage!
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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You can choose 1 or 2 night extended stays (or longer) which includes exclusive use of the whole venue and farmhouse accommodation for 1...
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We specialise in delcious and colourful sharing platters to kick off your celebrations. Choose 6 dishes and dips which we serve in gene...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Woodland. countryside.
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering

Cultural Specialists

Outdoor, Woodland, Quirky, Friendly
Full Description
We are a friendly and flexible team with the aim of helping you have a truly bespoke wedding celebration. A hill-top willow 'cathedral', a majestic tree-lined 'gallop' and a secret silver birch 'church' are places to hold your promise ceremony, welcome your guests with drinks or host a picnic! The Old Dairy is perfect for celebration meals and dance parties! You and your guests won't have far to fall - as there is a funky farmhouse for 10 and glamping accommodation for another 22. If you want a woodland, festival vibe, meadow or gentle outdoors wedding celebration - this place could be for you!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Joanna Tomlins
We are so excited about welcoming you couples to host your wedding here! 2019 is our first year and we hope that you won't be able to resist our celebratory special offers! £4000 for a 2 night party in your own 30 acres! We think that you'll be thrilled with this gorgeous countryside 'blank canvas' - it feels like a hidden secret and is full of yummy features that you and your guests will fall in love with! Please get in touch and come to have a peek!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


Higher Holcombe Farm, Holcombe Lane, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11 1PQ, England

Travel Notes

We are up a narrow lane and are the only property on the right hand side (after a dingly dell bit)! Give way to traffic with trailors!

Nearest Town

Ottery St Mary

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M5 Junction 29

Nearest Train Station

Honiton and Feniton

Nearest Airport


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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Do you feel under pressure to make your day in the way that someone else wants? if so - tell everyone that the tips they give you are great! And if you don't like that idea - don't mention it again!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Paper flowers for the bridesmaids - using comic paper for a joker, maps for a traveller and sheet music for a musician! Loved it!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Secluded. Secret. Stunning. Elegant. Rustic

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The willow cathedral, the knot garden and the gate between the meadow and the cutting garden.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Not yet!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Little gem lettuce cups filled with a poached & smoked salmon and cream cheese mix with capers, pink peppers and dill. Yummy!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Smoked and roasted gammon sarnies with a sparkly slaw of savoy cabbage, carrot ribbons and purple onion - dressed with honey and mustard.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The hill-top 35m long willow 'cathedral' - a minute's gentle stroll through woodland glades to the gorgeous party barn with views of the paddock and meadow.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Planting and growing the 7000 trees - creating a woodland!

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftProsecco welcome drinks or gin bar in the hilltop willow cathedral, the woodland glades or on The Old Dairy terrace.