The surrounding scenery and landscape is what makes a wedding so utterly magical and memorable and here at Burgh Island, we have what it takes to go above and beyond to make your wedding day the best. Located in beautiful South Devon, our wonderfully wild island is surrounded by luscious glistening blue ocean and golden sand – the perfect backdrop for those all-important wedding photo opportunities. We truly are the best coastal wedding venue in Devon.
Burgh Island is dedicated to your ceremony, celebrations and parties. This is undoubtedly one of the most romantic locations for weddings in Devon: a Hotel and a Smuggler’s Inn set on a tidal island, surrounded by sea, sunshine and drama, and at low tide, accessible over the virgin beach. Exclusive use of the Hotel for your wedding includes up to 25 rooms (50 guests) for dinner, bed and breakfast. We have space in our ballroom for an additional 15 non-resident guests (at £75.00 per head).
The cost for exclusive use of Burgh Island for your Devon wedding venue is: Sunday–Thurs: From £23,000, Fri–Sat: From £48,000. Please email [email protected] for any further information or for details of any out of season offers that may be available.
Friday and Saturday bookings have a 2 night minimum hire requirement. We can offer one-night bookings on every other night (except bank holidays), subject to availability. We will work with you on: Advance planning, menu tasting, supervision and advice on your music and entertainment plans, parking on the mainland, transport across the beach and priority check in for the wedding couple and their parents.
There’s just something so effortlessly romantic about an outdoor wedding ceremony. Our Devon wedding venue by the sea boasts the sound of the waves as your backdrop, and the natural elements of our beautiful island serving as your décor truly offers a fresh and unique feel to your wedding day. For more information about our unforgettably romantic island location for your dream wedding, please do get in touch. Whether you are planning a small or large wedding, we can cater for your needs.
These are illustrative timings for weddings: actual depends on your preference and tide times. 12.00: Main suite available for early check in 15.30: All other rooms available 16.00: Ceremony 16.45: Reception 19.00: Wedding Meal 21.00: Band/Entertainment 23.00: Late evening finger buffet 24.00: Bar closes at Midnight: Breakfast buffet in Nettlefold. Ask Lilly about is our winter wedding discounted rates! After dusk candle-lit weddings are something of A Thing.
Say “I do” on our romantic island with stunning views and unique decor. Listen to the lapping waves behind you and feel the gentle breeze on your skin. There truly is no other wedding venue in Devon like our island. We’re ready to provide nothing but the best for you and your guests including thrilling music and entertainment, with a selection of 1930’s period, classical or jazz music. We’re always eager to recommend Murder Mystery players and London-based cabaret, including Noel Coward to ensure your wedding is the talk of the town.
Our impeccable wine list will play a huge role in your wedding celebrations, there’s plenty to choose from but may we tempt you with our house champagne, Taittinger which comes in at £75 a bottle, or how about the decadent Bollinger at £95?
Our champagne and wine prices are subject to market fluctuations, but we promise to hold the price quoted to you 6 months before your wedding!
Speaking of fabulous beverages, we want to take it that step further and give you the opportunity to create your very own ‘signature cocktail’ to mark the occasion. Our bar staff will create a bespoke tipple and provide your guests with creative recipe cards for an eccentric sweet keepsake.
Our bar closes at midnight but that’s no reason for the Fox Trot to come to an end!
Now, let’s talk beauty: you may want a special treatment before or after your big day or perhaps you’re treating your bridesmaids? Our spa therapist will be available at your service for a relaxing deep tissue massage, hot stone therapy, facials, manicures, pedicures and the list goes on…
Music and Entertainment: We have a roster of brands, all of whom are familiar with the hotel and logistics of tides and who offer a range of 1930s period, classical or jazz music. We can also recommend Murder Mystery players and London-based cabaret artists, including ‘Noel Coward’. Wines: Our wine list is extensive. Our house champagne, glamorous Tattinger, comes in at £75 a bottle, while we also offer well-known and loved Bollinger at £95. Our champagne and wine prices are subject to market fluctuations, but we will hold the price quoted to you 6 months before your wedding date.
Consider a ‘signature cocktail’ for your wedding day – our bar staff will create a bespoke tipple, with recipe cards to give to your guests as a keepsake. On party nights, our bar closes at midnight. Spa and beauty: Our in-house therapist, Zorana is available at all times for a relaxing or deep tissue massage, hot stone therapy and facials as well as mani- and pedicures for the finishing touch. Our unique wedding venue in South Devon has it all.
If you’re looking for a unique wedding venue under the sun, exposed to the wonderful outdoor elements, Burgh Island is the place to tie the knot, there’s no doubt about it. Surrounded by glorious views and even more glorious food, drink and company, our tidal island is waiting for you.
If you or your guests are looking to visit us by train, our closest stations are Totnes, Ivybridge and Plymouth.
If you’re in search of a reliable taxi company to collect you from said stations, please contact our reception as they will be more than happy to arrange this for you. We do have a preferred taxi company that we love to recommend to our guests – Wembury Cars – and you can contact them on 0752 881651.
If you’re flying in to visit us, our closest airport is Exeter and if you’re looking to fly in style, please contact our hotel reception for a price quote on arriving by helicopter.