Dunwell Farm

Ivybridge

Information For Dunwell Farm

Lambing barn licensed to host civil ceremonies for couples who wish to get married in a rustic, rural countryside location.

Surrounded by epic views of Dartmoor and not a neighbour in sight, Dunwell Farm offers couples the chance to make our ‘blank canvas’ venue their own. We offer a 4 day exclusive hire period so that our couples have time to make all their creative visions a reality. Hire includes exclusive use of our beautiful on-site glampsite with 5 furnished bell tents which allows couples and their guests to spend some quality time together getting ready and celebrating their special day. We relish in our ability to help execute a personally planned wedding that is authentic to our couples. Hopefully our enjoyment shows in our work with couples, as we genuinely do love the work we do, and hopefully our experience in the industry is proving more and more valuable to couples as the years go by. We view ourselves privileged to live and farm this beautiful part of the world and take pleasure in sharing it with our guests.

Dunwell Farm at a Glance

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Price Range
P.O.A
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Bedrooms
5
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Type of Venue
Barn
Exclusive Use
Marquee Weddings
Same-Sex Weddings
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Seated Capacity
Up to 160
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Reception Capacity
Up to 200
Exclusive 4-day hire. Experienced wedding planning assistance from the moment of booking to the big day. Licensed 3-sided wooden barn for civil ceremonies, straw bales to seat 150 guests, wooden archway for vows Levelled field with panoramic views over Dartmoor (with the option for clients to hire in a further marquee/yurt/tipi structure from outside companies). Reception drinks marquee and pallet furniture Festoon lights surrounding the venue and lighting walkways, trailer toilets in marquee field and next to barn, electricity in both barn and field Licensed, reasonably priced bar and glassware for tables Staff to change the barn from romantic ceremony setting to wedding breakfast set-up, likewise staff to arrange the barn for your evening reception after your meal. Exclusive use of our campsite (10am check-in on first day of hire - 3pm check out on the 4th day of hire) - showers and toilets on site with space for 20 tent pitches and 5 furnished bell tents available to hire Pricing Category : AffordableReception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 200Seated Dining Capacity ( Indoor or Outdoor ) : 160Has AccommodationBridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteSleeps No Of People : 24 View More
BarnWedding Contact : Libby JohnsNumber of People In Team : 2No of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - Betwen 10 and 30Location : In The CountrysideNearest Town : PlymouthNearest Airport : Exeter Nearest Motorway : M5Nearest Train Station : TotnesUniqueAffordableUnusualCasualIntimateConfetti PermittedIn House DancefloorCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseBYOB PermittedAlcohol ProvisionBartendingExternal Catering PermittedIn House CateringBuffet StyleClean UpPre-Wedding ConsultationSeated MealSet UpStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedCeremony and Reception MusiciansSound Systems Available Ceremony MusicReception MusicPackageFull Service PlanningMarquee Wedding SpecialistOn The Day Wedding CoordinationWeek Of Wedding PlanningPublic Liability InsuranceDisabled AccessExclusive UseIn House Wedding CoordinatorMarquee or Tipi PermittedOnsite ParkingOutdoor SpacePet FriendlyGreat ViewsBlank CanvasLovely GroundsSame-Sex View Less

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Real Weddings

Dunwell Farm Real Weddings
We love the quiet moments at weddings....
The Real Wedding of
Hayley and Ben

Videos

Emily and James' Wedding 2019

Ryan Hallett's awesome video captures how much fun a wedding at Dunwell Farm can be!

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UKbride Approved Supplier
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Ugborough, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0HL

Meet the Owner

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Libby and Pete Johns

As dairy, beef and sheep farmers we feel privileged to live and work in such a beautiful part of the world. After having so much fun hosting our own wedding reception in our sheep barn in 2012, the idea was born to turn the barn into a summer-only wedding venue and share the farm with other couples. Our licence for ceremonies was approved in 2014 and since then we've had the pleasure of hosting many beautiful weddings here at Dunwell. We spend the winter lambing sheep in the barn and once that's finished by April/May we clean it out and get ready for weddings - we joke that we spend more time in the barn than our house! We'd love to hear from couples who are creative, outdoor-sy and love a party, we truly love getting to know our couples and are always a bit gutted when the wedding is over. Pete and Libby x