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River Tavy Retreat

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£3250 - £3250 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
9 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Set in 10 acres of stunning Devonshire countryside we offer contemporary, organic, creative experiences through weddings, events and retreats.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Exclusive venue cost for use Friday to Sunday until 5pm with two days access prior to the wedding for set up if required

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Number of Guests Included
Our total inclusive price is based on exclusive venue use and accommodation for up to 18 people for 2 nights
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


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

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-House Catering

Cultural Experience

Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Muslim Weddings
Full Description
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.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Rich
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
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
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Location & Contact Details


Mount Tavy Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 9JL, England

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Nearest Motorway & Junction

M5, Exit 31

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Press & Awards

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Devon Life

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

My sisters wedding in 2009

What is your No. 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.