Roadford Lake


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Nestled on the edge of Dartmoor is the spectacular Roadford Lake. This 740 acre lake, surrounded by rolling countryside, is a unique location for your special day.

The breath-taking lake views and romantic woodland walks make Roadford Lake a perfect choice for your wedding. It’s a peaceful place to spend time with loved ones to mark the most important celebration for a couple.

With its convenient location, just off the A30 between Launceston and Okehampton, ample parking and a spacious reception room, it offers a flexible approach to your day, whether you want a small, simple celebration or large gathering with friends and family.

A Day to Remember -
At Roadford can you enjoy the use of our room overlooking the water, with an outdoor covered terrace, your guest can spill outside to enjoy a chilled glass of wine or an evening hog roast. Children will love the outdoor play area, making it easy for families to relax and enjoy the day together.

Once the formal celebrations are over, you and your guests can take advantage of the space available, including the terrace and grass amphitheatre, both with the lake as a backdrop. A short walk away is the striking 6m stainless steel sundial, created with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and now the perfect spot for that unique photo to remember your day by.

In the evening, dance to your disco, live band or tailor your night’s entertainment to suit you – our wedding team can help with ideas and contacts.

The Burrator Room -
Burrator seats up to 80 guests for your wedding breakfast and can accommodate up to 200 guests for the evening party. Outside, Burrator leads on to the covered terrace, with uninterrupted views over the lake – perfect for a sun-downer. With a bar serving this room, this combination gives you plenty of space to enjoy your special day, all in one lovely location.

The Practical Details -
Roadford is licenced to hold marriages and civil partnerships with the Tavistock registration office officiating. We advise that you check your date with them directly prior to contacting us. Phone 0845 155 1002 or email [email protected]

Bar -
Our experienced bar team will run our fully stocked bar for your throughout your day and evening. We can supply you reception drinks, table wine and toast drinks if you wish. If you would like to bring your own table wine and bubbly we change a small corkage fee.

Special Touches -
Take advantage of this waterside venue and surprise your guests by making a rather special entrance on a speed boat. Create a lasting memory on your most romantic occasion by planting a tree in our celebration woodland at Roadford Lake. Your tree will also help protect the environment of this beautiful location for years to come.
Additional charges apply.

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Nestled in Devon’s rolling hills on the edge of Dartmoor, our 740-acre lake is a unique location for your special day. From room hire to bespoke packages, Roadford Lake offers both flexibility and affordability with stunning views for those all-important photo opportunities. A photographers dream location with wide open landscapes and the use of the amphitheatre, balcony and jubilee sundial, with the lake as a backdrop Licensed to hold marriages and civil partnerships so you have the option of keeping everything under one roof. Our Burrator Room offers a modern space overlooking the stunning lake, providing flexibility in terms of the format of your day and a blank canvas so that you can give the decoration and style your own individual touch. A range of catering options are available for your wedding breakfast and evening celebrations, complimented by our fully licensed bar and tempting range of arrival drinks.

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Roadford Lake, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0RL

Meet the Manager

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William Samuels

After working with South West Lakes Trust for 3 years it’s still hard to believe that my office view is Roadford Lake! It’s always a delight to see people’s reactions when they visit the site for the first time, no matter the weather there is always a stunning backdrop. Our functions team has years of combined experience supporting ceremony and reception events, with the versatility and expertise to ensure you can enjoy your day without any worries. Please do come and visit for a cup of tea and a chat about how we can work with you to make your special day perfect!