Set in 10 acres of stunning Devonshire countryside we offer contemporary, organic, creative experiences through weddings, events and retreats.
Features & Capacity
Country House / Manor House
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Bridal Changing Facilities
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
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We offer unique tailor made weddings to your exact specifications for up to 250 guests including everything from the planning and design of your wedding to the suppliers and event management on the big day.
River Tavy Retreat comprises of a 300 year old former Gardener's Cottage, Woodshed and Pumphouse cottages and 3 Cabins set in 10 acres of organic land in the heart of the Devonshire countryside. Boasting our own natural spring water, 2 small lakes, a working Victorian walled garden, cider orchard with bee hives and a glorious converted Victorian Glasshouse function room which is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies.
We have the perfect setting for you to create the wedding of your dreams, the grounds are exclusively yours for the weekend. What’s more we offer luxury accommodation for up to 20 guests in the Cottages and Cabins as well as bell tents on the grounds if required.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Rach and Rich Moule
We look forward to welcoming you to River Tavy Retreat. Our entire venue is exclusively yours for the weekend to enjoy!
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Press and Awards (1)
Location & Contact Details
Mount Tavy Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 9JL, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
M5, Exit 31
Nearest Train Station
We are listed on google maps so finding us should not be an issue.
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
My sisters wedding in 2009
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Don't overthink the finer details! It's likely to cause unnecessary stress.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Flip flops for the ladies ;)
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Contemporary, Organic, Eco friendly, Escapism, Love
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
For the Bride and Groom by the Breeze House on the lower lake. For group photo's the stairs leading down from the Victorian Glasshouse
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Natalie Appleton of All Saints
What’s your favourite canapé?
Home made organic mini yorkshire puddings with rare beef and horseradish relish
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Homemade organic roast pork and apple sauce roll
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Victorian walled garden
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Utilizing local, ethical suppliers and partners to promote a beneficial impact on our environment and our local community.