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Fox & Hounds Hotel

The feel

Winner of Winner of West Country Wedding Awards best Venue in Devon 2012, 2010 & 2009

Nestled on the River Taw, halfway between Exeter and Barnstaple the hotel enjoys an exquisite setting amongst the rolling hills and surrounding forests of the Tarka Trail. Furnished with a mixture of beautiful antiques and contemporary comfort the Fox & Hounds Hotel offers an idyllic setting for your special day. Our 20 bedrooms are all en- suite and the gorgeous bridal suite boasts the largest four-poster bed in Devon; 7ft wide, it even has a double bath big enough for two plus the champagne! We are licensed for civil weddings and partnerships for both indoor; in our charming function suite or outdoor; in our summer house nestled in the 5 acres of hotel gardens and grounds.

We only undertake one wedding per day to ensure all the attention is focused on exceeding your expectations. Our chefs will prepare a delicious feast that is served in our light and airy restaurant after some fizz and nibbles have been enjoyed on the terrace overlooking the colourful gardens and famous ‘Lovers’ bridge; ¬ one of many definite photo opportunities in the natural beauty and tranquility of the woodlands and river just a stone throw’s away from the main entrance. Outdoor dining under cream canopies can be arranged in the sun-trap garden. Larger parties can hire a marquee for the lawn and we can welcome more of your guests for the evening reception in one of our tasteful function suites.

Maximum seated capacity 120 and 250 evening guests. We offer a great value, beautiful venue with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Outdoor Wedding license for up to 200 guests.

Winner of West Country Wedding Awards best Venue in Devon again for 2012, shortlisted at the National Wedding Awards 2013 for Best Wedding Venue in the Southwest, and coveted with its AA Rosette for a fourth year gives you all the more reason to book at the Fox and Hounds.


Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Exclusive Use
250 capacity


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Fox & Hounds Hotel
West Country
EX18 7JZ

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Fox & Hounds Hotel

Fox & Hounds Hotel