River Tavy Retreat
£3250 - £3250 for venue hire
Up to 200
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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
- River Tavy Retreat is the perfect setting for your wedding celebration and ceremony, we are a licensed wedding venue where you can say your vows in our beautifully restored Victorian Glasshouse. We are positioned on 10 acres of organic land in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, just outside the market town of Tavistock. Guests are welcome to explore our grounds at their leisure, from the walled garden to the apple orchard with its beehives or simply relax with a drink or two in our breezehouse on the lake. River Tavy Retreat is exclusively yours for the weekend. Our team will prepare you a delicious meal featuring only the best of local, seasonal produce, after which you can dance the night away. The Venue River Tavy Retreat is positioned amongst the lush rolling hills of the Devonshire countryside close to the Cornish border, we are set on 10 acres of organic land with our own spring water. The grounds are exclusively yours for the day and we invite you to explore them at your leisure. The Victorian Glasshouse Our fully restored Victorian glasshouse with outdoor decking and views across the grounds and lake can seat up to 40-50 for your ceremony and dining. For larger parties we hire in marquees to be set up on the lawn; a supplement will apply and is priced by requirement. Mount Tavy Cottage Our 300 year old former gardener's cottage, fully restored to its former glory sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms with a private bathroom each. Additionally there is a large communal living/dining room, breakfast room and kitchen with access to a beautiful courtyard garden. Perfect for a honeymoon suite and accommodation for your guests. We can arrange a communal breakfast to be prepared on request; a supplement will apply and is priced by requirement. The Walled Garden and Orchard Guests are free to roam the grounds and experience the entire space, including the Victorian walled garden where we grow organic fruit and veggies.
ExperienceYear Business Was Established2009# Of Weddings HostedBetween 10 and 30# Of People In Team8Public Liability InsuranceYes
Press & Awards
Location & Contact Details
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?
The Breeze House on the lower lake. For group photo's the stairs leading down from the Victorian Glasshouse, the apple orchard, walled garden
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
The Prodigy Natalie Appleton of All Saints Noel Fielding
What’s your favourite canapé?
Home made mini yorkshire puddings with organic rare beef and horseradish relish
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
)rganic roast pork and apple sauce
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Mount Tavy Cottage Victorian walled garden Victorian Glasshoue
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Being certified organic land and utilizing local, ethical suppliers and partners to promote a beneficial impact on our environment and our local community.