£4250 - £5750 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
12 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
shortlisted
Set within a 500-acre South Devon estate, Shilstone is a classical yet contemporary venue. Our Rustic Barn, Mughal Marquee, Georgian House and Gardens are perfect for both Winter and Summer weddings.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£4,250
Maximum Price
£5,750

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£35

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£35
Maximum Price
£75
Minimum Number of Guests
30
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
200
Reception Capacity
200
No. of Bedrooms
12
Sleeps No. of People
36
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
01:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Venue

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

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted

Cultural Specialists

Other
Full Description
With uninterrupted views of rolling Devonshire countryside and unique fusion of traditional and contemporary style, Shilstone provides the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding. Set within a 500-acre estate, Shilstone has an outstanding reputation as one of the best wedding venues in Devon. Fully licensed, Shilstone features a Rustic Barn, manicured gardens and grounds, Georgian Manor House, Mughal Marquee and onsite accommodation. In combination, these stunning, exclusive spaces enable Shilstone to host weddings throughout the year, from the I do’s to last orders. For Summer, the restored Manor, with magnificent fireplaces, iconic Grand Passage and surrounding gardens, offer a unique setting for your Drinks and Canape Reception. Our very own Marquee, overlooking our Walled Garden, then hosts the Wedding Breakfast and evening party beneath twinkling fairy lights. For Winter, our Rustic Barn, adjoining natural, light-filled Terrace Room and Botanical Atrium are perfect for an intimate Ceremony, Reception and evening party. Available for hire with all weddings is our onsite accommodation. Modern yet informal, our self-catering barn conversions can be home to up to 36 guests. Shilstone really does offer the complete wedding package.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2012
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
30
Reviews
(35)
(35)
Mel and Jack
Wedding: May 2019
June 2016
We had the most magical weekend
We had the most magical weekend – everything was absolutely perfect so please pass on our thanks to all the Shilstone team for making our wedding day so special (with particular thanks of course to you, Jo and Tara who have all been superstars!)
Helen & Henry
Wedding: April 2016
June 2016
Everybody commented on how fabulous everything was
We just wanted to briefly say an enormous thank you to all of you for going over and above on Saturday. The food was better than we could have possibly imagined and the effort that went into it was evident. Everybody commented on how fabulous everything was, including one ‘best meal I’ve ever had’ comment so please send our thanks to the chef and pass on the glowing praise. It was honestly unforgettable and you were all fantastic. Jo, you’re amazing.
Olivia and Nick
Wedding: August 2017
June 2016
'Perfect Wedding'
Dear Hollie and Jo and the Shilstone Team. Thank you so much for all your help and advice and hard work in planning and executing the ‘Perfect Wedding’ for our daughter Olivia and her husband Nick! It was such a special day for all of us and all the hard work certainly paid off. The compliments haven’t stopped flowing in about how beautiful Shilstone is and how wonderfully discreet and helpful the staff were. I cannot believe how lucky we were with the weather, it was a true wedding miracle! Many thanks again to you all.
Amy and Wilf
Wedding: October 2017
June 2016
We had a fantastic day!
Thank you so much for all your time and efforts in organising our special day…thank you for making the experience so special and the process so seamless and efficient. We had a fantastic day!
Kelly and Ryan
Wedding: August 2019
June 2016
We both fell in love with Shilstone
We had our wedding at Shilstone back in August and we cannot thank the entire team enough. From the first meeting to the big day they couldn’t do enough for us. We both fell in love with Shilstone within 10 minutes of arriving back in January 2018 on our first visit and we just knew it was where we wanted to celebrate our marriage. Hollie and the team leading up to the day were always on hand to answer questions and help me when I was having a moment. They also kept our secret entertainment from everyone including my husband. On the big day itself, things didn’t go to plan with my wedding car but everyone at Shilstone made sure the rest of the day ran like clockwork. Tara was there waiting for us and helped (me especially) calm down and was so reassuring. The staff were fantastic in every aspect of the day. Everyone from the second we arrived even till now still comments on the day and how beautiful the venue was. We would both highly recommend Shilstone House to anyone because for us it was everything we dreamt of. Special thanks to Sebastian, Hollie, Tara, Dave and Jo you made our day a day we will never forget. We hope we can one day return. From Mr and Mrs Preece x
Chantelle and Ashley
Wedding: April 2019
June 2016
The most incredible wedding venue!
The most incredible wedding venue! We wish we could do it all over again! From start to finish Shilstone’s wedding team were so efficient and made us feel so relaxed at all times. Our wedding day was perfect and we could not have asked for any more. Shilstone went above and beyond to create a perfect day for us. The grounds are just breathtaking, the food was delicious and plenty of it! We fell in love with Shilstone the minute we pulled up to view it. Thank you to all the staff for providing us with such a perfect day! We can not fault anything so. Thank you 🙂
Location & Contact Details

Address

Shilstone, Modbury, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0TW

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Modbury

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Totnes

Nearest Airport

Exeter

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Set your budget and do your very best to stick to it!

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

It's hard to recall "the best wedding" at Shilstone, every wedding is so unique, they are all the best in their very own way!

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

Most definitely the exclusivity, offering freedom to our couples!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

One Bride and Groom provided all their guests with stunning masks which saw the first dance turn into a spontaneous and truly dazzling masquerade ball!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Exclusive, Spectacular, Beautiful, Unique, Idyllic

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

We would keep it a tip top secret if we had!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Toasted marshmallows over a roaring open fire

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

How we've grown as a wedding venue!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Filo Tartlets with locally caught Crab flavoured with Ginger and Lime

What part of your business are you most proud of?

It's a tough competition between the architecturally beautiful Grand Passage and the secluded Walled Garden with its splendid herbaceous borders
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