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Bracken Tor House

Bracken Tor House

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Bracken Tor House

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  • All-inclusive rural wedding venue
  • Near Okehampton, on edge of Dartmoor
  • Stunning views of surrounding countryside
  • Licensed to host civil ceremonies
  • Reception capacity for 10 to 150 guests
  • Range of different catering options
  • Budget-style accommodation plus camping
  • Broad selection of outdoor activities
  • Entertainment: bands, discos, barndances

It really doesn't matter whether you're after intimacy or something more lavish, planning your day to be classy or modern, fancy indulging in a finger-food buffet or a five-course meal, Bracken Tor has something for you. Located amid tranquil grounds within the famous Adventure Okehampton Estate the vibrant and unique venue offers the perfect blank canvas for all sorts of weddings.

Dating back to 1910 on a historic site near the northern fringe of Dartmoor, this special venue radiates a strong sense of tradition and is perfectly nestled in 4 acres of luscious grounds. You can be married in the main house, or in a romantic outdoor ceremony under the Gazebo. Once part of Luxmore Estate, the venue has two buildings as well as space for a marquee for your reception.


If you're after a celebration full of fun, Bracken Tor House is the ideal setting for you. An experienced team presents a selection of outdoor activities such as rock climbing, water sports and high ropes, adding a little bit more excitement than just any old average wedding day. The venue is also licensed for music and they don't have any near neighbours so get ready to party the night away!


Main Lounge

The main lounge, with its beautiful wooden flooring and oak-panelled walls, is perfect for an intimate gathering of up to 30 guests.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 30 Guests
Formal Reception Capacity - 30 Guests


The gazebo is situated in the garden and can accommodate six people seated under the shelter itself, plus over 60 other guests either seated or standing outside. A small marquee is also available depending on the mood of the capricious Dartmoor weather!

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 70 Guests


To accommodate a larger gathering for a reception, or to host an evening party, a sizeable marquee can be erected on the lawn.

Formal Reception Capacity - 150 Guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 150 Guests

Catering And Accommodation

Bracken Tor present a full in-house catering service with experienced staff who can offer you and your guests a range of different cuisine options, from cold buffets or informal barbecues to lavish five-course meals accompanied by full waitress service. Revel in an elegant drinks reception with canapés or a buffet, or even a full carvery while you sit back and sample fine-tasting local ciders.


Bracken Tor House offer budget-style accommodation with 11 bedrooms, plus a campsite area, for couples and guests who wish to make the most out of their country visit. There are also hotels and B&Bs only a five-minute drive away in the surrounding area.

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