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DevonGetting Married - Wedding Venue

Saturday 1st November 2014  


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The Oakley

Wedding Venue
The Oakley

Totnes
Devon
TQ9 7LT
England

tel:- 01364 649 493
web address:- www.theoakley.co.uk/
e-mail:- leannechristie1@fsmail.net

The Oakley :-
Venue type: self catering accommodation set it a rural area

Number of function rooms available for weddings: 3?

Function room names and capacities: *fully functioning kitchen & dining area with fully opening large bifold doors which alllows a fully outdoor indoor experience.
Reception room with doors to patio/garden & fireplace
Lounge with wrap around sofas
4 Designer Bedrooms - 1 with large master ensuite, further 2 with ensuite bathrooms in total.
Large patio & garden with stunning devonion valley views

Guests rooms available: 4
Honeymoon suite available: 1

Garden suitable for marquees: Yes
Choice of wedding breakfast menus - Yes
Parking Facilities - Yes
Ideal Honeymoon Venue
Tables chairs linens and tableware included

Entertainment is available: upon request

Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: Back drop of South Hams South Devon - Famous area of outstanding beauty. Numerous beaches all within 15 - 30 min drive away. Dartmoor National Park - 15 min drive away

Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: Master Bedroom House has quite a contempory feel - so all comes down to personal taste. We've had photo shoots here for magazines...

Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: Dartmoor National Park
Bantham, Bigbury Beaches - Burgh Island ( famous for Agatha Christie)
Venue special features: Contempory design with lots of mood lighting and chandeliers. Designer Bathroom Suite. Oak Framed Barn Conversion. Outside fire pit with seating area, BBQ.
Granite work tops, underfloor heating, wood burner. LED flatscreen TV, Music system

Venue History: Originally a stone Barn (approx 200 years old )for housing young cattle. Converted in 2008 - completed 2010

Other information: parking enough for approx 8 cars only
The Oakley is more set up for a self catering venue - however we will happily by arrangement organise special events and catering... we will consider everything that is asked

Honeymoon vacations local attractions: Several beautiful beaches within 15 - 30 mins drive depending on which beach. Surfing, Sailing. Dartmoor National Park - beautiful walks. Numerous Award winning restaurants. Theme Parks, Horse Riding, Saltrum stately home - National Trust where Sense and sensibility was partly filmed. Powderham Castle, Berrypomeroy Castle (ruin) Lanhydrock Stately home where Twelth Night was filmed, Aquairiums, Zoos, Boat trips and Sharpham Vineyard.


Wedding Trivia:
SOMETHING "OLD", "NEW", "BORROWED", AND "BLUE"
The tradition of carrying one or more items that are "old", "new", "borrowed" and "blue" also comes from English. There is an old English rhyme describing the practice which also mentions a sixpence in the brides shoe. Something old, signifying continuity, could be a piece of lace, jewelry, or a grandmother's handkerchief. Something new, signifying optimism in the future, could be an article of clothing or the wedding rings. Something borrowed, signifying future happiness, could be handkerchief from a happily married relative or friend. Something blue, signifying modesty, fidelity and love, comes from early Jewish history. In early Biblical times, blue not white symbolized purity. Both the bride and groom usually wore a band of blue material around the bottom of their wedding attire, hence the tradition of "something blue". Originally the sixpence was presented to the bride by her future husband as a token of his love. Today, very often, it is the bride's father who places a coin in the brides shoe prior to leaving home for the church.

 

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