The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel

£210 - £1000 for venue hire
Up to 130
20 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding license
We are an award winning venue who offer a relaxed approach to planning your big day. No detail is beyond us, your wedding day is 100% about you.
Features & Capacity
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
  • Prices start at
  • £210
  • Maximum Price
  • £1000
  • Minimum Price Per Head
  • £48
  • Maximum Price Per Head
  • £82
  • Minimum Number of Guests
  • 3
Wouldn't Have Wanted Our Big Day Anywhere Else!
Dec 2016
A happy couple
We would like to thank all of you for EVERYTHING! You all did an absolutely amazing job at making our special day perfect! Thank you to... 

Every Minute Detail Was Attended To
Sep 2016
A happy couple
We came from Australia to get married, as I moved there 9 years ago to be with my Australian partner so wanted to be surrounded by my fa... 

Full Description
  • Our award winning events team work with you from day one to ensure that your wedding day is tailored 100% around you. From an indoor chapel ceremony to a garden ceremony, your wedding day is our priority, and catering for only one wedding per day, we ensure you receive 100% of our attention. Our dedicated kitchen team ensure we cater to your preferences. Using locally sourced produce, our team of chefs prepare everything fresh in house; from a 3 course choice menu, to a BBQ and even hog roast buffets! The main function room offers scope for you to put your personal touch on your wedding decor and theme. The bar area offers a relaxed atmosphere for your evening function, and our extensively stocked bar is plenty big enough!
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Tara Culverhouse
    Thank you for taking an interest in The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel as your potential wedding venue, and congratulations on your engagement! If you would like to find out more about what we can offer you, or to get a bespoke package put together, why not book an appointment to come in and see us today? We are always more than happy to help!
  • Experience
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Industry Awards (3)
'Best Wedding Venue in Devon' in 2009, 2010 & 2012
Runner up for 'Best Wedding Venue in Devon' in 2014
Shortlisted for Best Wedding Venue in Southwest at National Wedding Awards 2013
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • Eggesford, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7JZ, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Chulmleigh
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M5, Junction 27
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Eggesford
    • Travel Notes
    • Sat Nav: EX18 7JZ From Exeter: Follow the A377 towards Barnstaple. After you've gone through Crediton, carry on for another 14 miles until you reach Eggesford Train Station - we are just around the bend, on the left of the road. From Barnstaple: Follow the A377 for Crediton and Exeter. After passing 2 junctions for Chulmleigh (signposted to your left), carry on for another 2 miles, and you'll find us located to your right (down the gravel driveway).
    • Nearest Airport
    • Exeter
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
It is hard to pin point a wedding, we offer such a wide variety of options to each of our couples. I guess, personally our first wedding we did in the treehouse was a momentous one, as it opened new options to us. But saying that the best wedding is each and every one we see right through from start to finish.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Remember, no matter who says this is how you should and shouldn't do something, and who says this is right or wrong, it is your wedding day, and so you should remember to do what you want.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Any themed wedding with specific details are always great to see.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Relaxed Country-themed Enthusiastic Open-ended Affordable
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
There are too many to choose, we have 5 acres of land running down towards the river, and we have seen brides climb down to the river bed for that perfect shot, or in front of the Treehouse.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Not to date
What’s your favourite canapé?
Goats' cheese & red onion tarlet
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Hog roast!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The staff; they're all equally as professional as they are friendly!
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We are a friendly, relaxed venue who offer endless options to ensure your wedding is 100% you.
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Gift: Free bottle of prosecco