Within Deer Park 80-acre kingdom, expect Georgian stateliness mixed with contemporary interiors along with a fun atmosphere at this Grade 2 listed country house in Devon.
Licensed for civil ceremonies, Deer Park Country House makes a fine exclusive-use wedding venue. In summer, knots can be tied in the summer-house located in the bloom-filled secret garden, while underfloor heating means the light and bright Orangery is a handsome year-round option for ceremonies and breakfasts.
Deer Park – The House and Grounds
The resplendent 18th century Georgian house is the jewel in the crown that overlooks the stunning vista. Influenced by the best of British, the mansion is the epitome of a quintessentially English Country House. Lounges are alive with crackling fireplaces, squashy sofas and armchairs invite you in, while large conservatory doors lead out onto the terrace with that jaw-dropping view. The décor cries out for a martini glass to be sipped from, and luckily enough there’s an extensive cocktail menu to provide just the elegant tipple.
Deer Park – Boutique Bedrooms
There’s plenty of accommodation for everyone with 29 fabulous bedrooms and a self-catering cottage for your guests. After an evening dancing the night away, and one or two celebratory drinks, they will be sure to round-off the evening with a cloud-soft bed to fall into, and the prospect of a restorative Devon breakfast the following morning. While the bride and groom escapes to the luxury thatched treehouse. Bursting with life’s greatest pleasures, from the wood-burning stove to the free-standing roll-top bath, this thatched luxury treehouse is the ultimate suite to celebrate the first night as a married couple.
Deer Park – Award-Winning Food
Foodies are spoilt for choice with a range of menus to cater for everyone; from exquisite four-course tasting menus, to melt-in-the-mouth pizzas cooked in Deer Park’s outdoor clay oven, or perhaps a slow-roasted succulent Devonshire pig cooked on a spit.
The award-winning team of chefs rely on the local area for ingredients; fruit, vegetables and herbs are grown in the walled garden, fishy highlights on the menu can be credited to the nearby shore. Every scrap on the menu is prepared in-house. Be sure to save space for the impressive cheese board too.
Deer Park – Classic Cars
The Deer Park is home to some of the finest and rarest classic cars in the country. In partnership with car curator, Stephen Poat, they offer access to a collection of vintage car to make the perfect entrance to the wedding. The sought-after collection, housed in a custom-build motor-house, includes a 1930s Chevrolet Universal Phaeton – the only one of its kind in the country, a 1926 Rolls Royce with a unique body, and a 1958 Jaguar that was the official car for the press release.