Venues Holne Park House
Holne Park House
  • All-inclusive rural Devon wedding venue
  • Victorian country house near Ashburton
  • Licensed to host civil ceremonies
  • Receptions for up to 90 guests
  • Outdoor ceremonies in garden pavilion
  • Top-quality in-house catering team
  • Selection of elegant reception rooms
  • Bridal Suite, varied guest accommodation
  • Budget dorms at £25pp including breakfast

Located within the 90-acre River Dart Country Park, Holne Park House is a shining beacon of elegance in the rugged Dartmoor landscape. Offering a romantic experience, safely sequestered away from the incessant hustle and bustle of modern-day life, the imposing late 19th-century house regularly hosts wedding ceremonies and receptions for a variety of brides and grooms.

Seating up to 90 guests for a formal reception in the Ballroom, with various spaces for civil ceremonies including the beautiful outdoor Garden Pavilion, there's plenty on offer at this Devon country escape. Showcasing its own superb in-house catering team, with the capacity to accommodate well over 150 people in various bedrooms, this is an ideal all-inclusive events venue.

History

Constructed between 1885-1906 and originally intended to be their private family residence, Holne Park was occupied by the Dawson family until the mid-1930s. In later years, no longer a family home, the building was used for a variety of purposes, from RAF Headquarters during WWII to a hotel, then a period as an outward bound/training centre, and now again as a hotel.

Facilities

Ballroom

Traditionally the room for entertaining larger gatherings, this space is perfect for wedding breakfasts with up to 90 guests.

Inkwell

This can be used as an ideal chill-out area or drinks reception room, with its cosy atmosphere and unusual glass lantern roof.

Dawsons Room

Found to the right of the entrance hallway, with plentiful natural light and lovely period features Dawsons is ideal for receptions.

Music Room, Ashburton Room

These smaller adjoining spaces can be used either individually for more intimate occasions, or can be enjoyed in combination.

Garden Pavilion

Be married outdoors! Holne Park House has a licensed garden pavilion where you can tie the knot with up to 50 guests looking on; there's a PA system included in the £300 ceremony fee too.

Catering And Accommodation

Holne Park House have their own in-house catering team who produce delicious cuisine exclusively for weddings and events. There is a wide range of options on offer, from simple buffets to vintage afternoon tea, barbecues, hog-roasts and multi-course wedding breakfasts. Take a peek at their sample menu below.

Sample Menu

Accommodation

Holne Park offers an array of accommodation options, ranging from a luxurious Bridal Suite found on the first floor, with its own Empress-sized bed, to the nine lavish bedrooms located on the second floor with views over the South Grounds, and ten group dormitories which can sleep up to 12 per room: £25 per person including breakfast! Add to this the lovely little B&B at the coach house, and Holne Park House can sleep a total of 168 people!

Get in touch with the team at Holne Park House by using their contact details, found at the bottom of this listing.

Address
Holne Park House
Ashburton
Devon
TQ13 7NP

Reviews

  • Mr and Mrs J

    We just want to say thank you for hosting such a fabulous day for us in November. It couldn’t have been better and the food was fantastic! We have had so much positive feedback from family and friends about the venue, they loved it!

  • Mr and Mrs L

    Thank you so much for making our wedding day so perfect from start to finish. We had the best day of our lives and could not have chosen a better venue.

  • Mr and Mrs H

    Thank you so much for your help on the lead up to our big day and the wonderful service from all of the staff on the day itself. It was such a lovely day in beautiful surroundings. The food was fantastic, so many of our guests commented that they’ve never had such good food at a wedding.

  • Mr and Mrs C

    Thank you do much for making our special day so amazing & just as we had planned. We couldn't have asked for a better team to make our day just as we had pictured.

  • Mr and Mrs M

    Thank you for making our wedding day so special! We had the best day with everyone and everybody at HPH made it so easy and wonderful, all the staff were amazing. All our guests commented on how lovely the venue was and how delicious the food tasted too. Thank you again for making wedding planning much less stressful and giving us out dream day.

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