Cadhay, Ottery St Mary, Devon for Wedding Groups

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Large manor house for celebrations and family reunions near Exeter and Exmouth

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Cadhay, Ottery St Mary, Devon, sleeps 2-36 in 20 bedrooms.

Cadhay suits those who are looking for somewhere romantic, atmospheric and individual to extend their wedding celebrations over a longer period of time than a single day. Here you occupy the entire property for a long weekend or a full week or more, extending your celebrations to create a lasting and unforgettable house party for your family and friends. Cadhay provides a magnificent and calm setting to enjoy this most important moment in life reflectively, even once the main ceremony and party have finished.

A stay at Cadhay allows you and your guests the exclusive use of the house and its magnificent gardens, thus allowing you to create a wedding that is unique for you. It is a bit like getting married in your own home – albeit an Elizabethan manor!

Most weddings take place at Cadhay between May and September, because the gardens are at their best, and provide an exceptional venue for the most romantic of weddings, irrespective of size. However, Cadhay is also ideal for a small, cosy winter wedding.

Should you choose a civil ceremony, there are three possible rooms in the manor house for a maximum of 40 people. There is also a licence for the Granary and Tearoom for up to 110 guests or the Bothy in the Water Garden.For your reception you have the choice of the Tea Room for up to 70 people or hiring a marquee for the number of guests of your choice.

Working alongside our chosen caterers and marquee suppliers, you are free to incorporate your own special and very personal wishes into your wedding day, creating a style and mood that truly reflects who you are. If you wish to be married in church, then Cadhay is an ideal "home" to be married from, and to return to, for your reception. Quite simply – it is your dream day.

Cadhay accommodates 22 people. Several bedrooms have four-poster beds, adding to the romantic atmosphere. If you need extra space, there is the newly converted Cider Press (sleeps 2) plus the Stables and Coach House (both sleeping 6).


Large fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and AGA. Seating for informal dining for 12. 3 fridges freezer, pantry, scullery with 2 dishwashers.
For formal dining and special occasions, or a relaxed supper party, there is a magnificent Dining Room seating 22. Outdoor dining in the Courtyard.
There are four sitting rooms allowing space and flexibility - the library and living hall, with wood burners, the drawing room, and the snug, with TV.
The Library and snug have TVs as does the sitting room in the Peere Williams suite. There is also a radio and a CD player.
There is a landline, broadband and mobile signal at Cadhay.
There is table tennis equipment set up in the House. Croquet for the garden.
There is central heating throughout, and wood burning stoves in the Dining Room, Library and Living Hall. Wood is provided.
Cadhay has 13 bedrooms sleeping up to 22 (7 doubles, 4 twins, 2 singles). There are 3 4-poster beds, Cot available.
White cotton bed linen is provided, as are towels. Please bring your own beach towels. White table linen for the Dining room is available to hire.
Cadhay has seven bathrooms, two shower-rooms, one being on the ground floor and suitable for disabled guests. There are three more separate loos.
Ground floor: twin bedroom and adjacent shower room suite. Level gardens.
Games room with table tennis, TV/DVD player, extensive gardens and grounds for play - the best hide and seek in Devon!
Lawns, peaceful corners of the garden, around two mediaeval stew ponds. Nearby river walks and cycle paths. Barbecue and seating for outdoor dining.
There is no swimming pool on site, but Exeter, Honiton, Sidmouth, Exmouth and Topsham (outdoor only) all have pools.
There is ample parking adjacent to the House and cottages.
Cadhay and the cottages are all non smoking.
Well behaved, house trained dogs are welcome.


Cadhay is situated in beautiful East Devon, just off the A30, between Honiton and Exeter and accessible by road, rail or airport.
Cadhay is on the outskirts of Ottery St Mary, and within easy reach, by car of Exeter, Honiton, Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton.
Ottery has a variety of independent shops - local butchers,a farm shop, a wine merchant. There are supermarkets locally and others will deliver.
Ottery has a selection of pubs and take away restaurants. Award winning pubs and restaurants in Honiton,Tipton, Rockbeare, Lyme Regis and Exeter.

Booking Information

Please refer to our website or contact Jayne for details of latest weekly/weekend rates. Many weeks are less than £25pppn.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Civil Licence
Wedding Planner
Marquee Space
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Ottery St Mary
EX11 1QT
United Kingdom
Honiton (SW Trains). Exeter (First Great Western). We can provide you with names of local taxi firms.
A local bus route runs from Ottery.
Exeter Airport is less than 10 miles.

Rental Rates

Because of the variety of options, available to you, we ask that you refer to the wedding document on our website and contact Jayne for more details. Accommodation only can be as little as £25pppn.

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Cadhay, Ottery St Mary, Devon

Jayne Covell

+44 (0)1404 813 511
Ottery St Mary
EX11 1QT
United Kingdom