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Pynes House

£4675 for Venue Hire
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12 Bedrooms
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Pynes House is an exclusive, country house wedding venue in Devon set in its own 37 acre park. Pynes House skilfully blends historic, elegant details with contemporary style and comfort.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
02:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 AM
Late Night Extension


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Full Description
Believed to be the inspiration for Barton Park in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, we think you will agree that Pynes House is a wonderful place to host your perfect day. Built in the beautiful Exe Valley in about 1700, just three miles from the centre of Exeter, Pynes House makes the ideal year-round private retreat for intimate groups or larger wedding ceremonies and receptions. During the summer, make the most of our manicured lawns, ornamental terraces and pretty woodland, and in the winter enjoy the cosy romance of our beautiful interiors, stunning views and open log fires. Alongside luxurious accommodation for up to 24, there are a number of magnificent state rooms, with capacity to comfortably seat up to 95 for a sit-down meal. For larger weddings in Exeter, or if you’d like your wedding reception to be outside, a marquee can be positioned on the lawns. With the house as a magnificent backdrop and surrounded by breathtaking countryside, the grounds of this charming wedding venue in Exeter are the perfect setting for a marquee and outdoor celebration. Always exclusively yours, we pride ourselves on the personal touch, helping you to create the perfect wedding for you.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Kate
Thank you for your enquiry and many congratulations on your engagement! Please do get in touch with us if you have any questions about how weddings work at Pynes House, or, if you would like to arrange a visit, please don’t hesitate to get in contact to arrange a convenient time.  


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Gabby and Andy
Married in June 2018
July 2018
Beautiful venue, but be careful of the added extras!
Beautiful venue, but be careful of the added extras! We got married on the 30th June 2018 and had the most wonderful time, however we found that you do need to budget qui...
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Charlotte and Jerome
Married in September 2016
December 2017
An incredible venue
We are so happy that we chose Pynes House for our wedding a few weeks ago. It is an incredible venue and Heather & Geoff were very accommodating to all our wishes. The ...
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Clare and Rich
Married in September 2016
December 2017
We fell in love with it
Pynes House was just perfect for our wedding. We fell in love with it the first time we went to visit it. Heather was amazing from the first time I called and I really fe...
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Emily and Oliver
Married in July 2016
December 2017
WHAT A VENUE!! We had our wedding ceremony and reception at Pynes House on the last May bank holiday weekend and it was perfect. The house is absolutely stunning, inside ...
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Jennifer and Alex
Married in December 2016
December 2017
A truly wonderful venue
Look no further! Pynes House is a truly wonderful venue. We held our wedding reception here in November 2016- the sun was shining and the roses were still in bloom. The t...
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Charlotte and Adam
Married in April 2016
December 2017
The most fabulous venue
We cannot speak highly enough of Pynes House. Not only is it the most fabulous venue, Heather, Geoff and Kate were all so helpful both on the day and with the build up. N...
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Location & Contact Details


Upton Pyne, Exeter, Devon, EX5 5EF, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Exeter St Davids

Nearest Airport

Exeter International Airport

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Press & Awards

Industry Awards (1)

Brides Magazine - 2016 Top Wedding Venues
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We have loved every single wedding here. It is wonderful to see couples' personalities shine through. Although the house looks different each time, every wedding is beautiful.

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

Plan the wedding which is right for you as a couple.

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

For a recent Christmas wedding, a Christmas tree was set up for each guest to add a decoration as a gift for the couple. It was so beautiful to think that every Christmas they would put these decorations on their tree as a reminder of their wedding and their family and friends.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Elegant, timeless, atmospheric, stylish, flexible

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

It's hard to narrow it down as there are lots of favourites, but the driveway, which gives you the "first look" of the house and which gets a beautiful afternoon light is always popular.

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

A favourite of ours, Monty Don, was recently a guest and we were thrilled by his compliments on the gardens.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Arancini balls!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon rolls!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The driveway and entrance have the "wow" factor, but there are so many beautiful and historical details in the house which have been sensitively enhanced with timeless and stylish decoration.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Pynes House is family-run and we pride ourselves on our flexibility in helping couples achieve the wedding they want

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Champagne

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