An eco-friendly wedding venue in inspiring surroundings

10th November 2019

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Cockington Court is a nature-inspired wedding venue nestled in 420 acres of award-winning parkland, making a beautiful and memorable backdrop for your wedding and your photographs. We have three naturally stunning licenced wedding venues for couples to choose from.

Situated on the first floor of our Grade II listed Manor House, the Cary Room is a beautiful and bright ceremony room with large windows overlooking the tree covered parkland. The Cary Room can seat up to 55 guests and is neutrally decorated, complimenting its natural surroundings and ready for you to add your personal touches.

The Hayloft is a private two-storey venue, perfect for intimate ceremonies and post wedding functions, hosting up to 25 of your nearest and dearest all under one roof! Situated to the side of the Manor House and with the woodland just a few steps away, The Hayloft offers heaps of rustic charm and views out to luscious greenery. Available for half day or exclusive daytime hire.

Coming soon for 2020 – introducing The Cob Barn, a charming building with original cob walls, a high beamed ceiling and huge wooden sliding doors for your entrance, creating a stunning venue for your wedding. Set within a natural environment, the Cob Barn can be exclusively yours and is perfect for those seeking a unique, DIY venue.

Our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will work closely with you in the lead up and on the big day itself, and with being inspired by our natural surroundings, we welcome weddings with an eco-friendly ethos. We also collaborate with local wedding suppliers such as venue decorators with decorations/props to hire that are reusable or handmade, and caterers who provide locally sourced food and drink. There is plenty of accommodation within walking distance to reduce travel and where local travel is needed there’s even a horse-drawn carriage available to hire.

Our craft makers who have studios on site all contribute towards making every wedding truly unique and unforgettable. Sustainability is at the forefront of our makers minds and by choosing a local independent business to create handmade items, it will give your wedding that extra personal and eco touch.

OurGlass create stunning handmade glass favours and presents using traditional glass blowing techniques and recycled glass to create their bespoke pieces and can be engraved with special messages.

DaisyCakes specialise in breath-taking wedding cakes, baked fresh to order, using local and organic ingredients, all served on a rustic log base.

Isabella Day is an Artist Goldsmith, registered as a fair-trade fair-mined Goldsmith. Any new gold she uses has a sustainable and ethical traceability. She offers ‘make your own wedding rings’ experiences where you can bring inherited family gold to use for your wedding rings.

MooBoo Home use reclaimed materials to create personalised gifts and are inspired by the timber and ceramics they find, this re-uses and recycles tonnes of wood otherwise destined for landfill.

Freeload Accessories love using natural materials and have designed an eco wedding accessories range, which is also vegan and hand-crafted in the UK.

The Alter Room provides bridal alterations and alternative bridal wear. Using recycled, organic and sustainable fabrics, they create bespoke weddings dresses by hand.

Flower La Vita are inspired by nature which reflects in their approach to flower arranging, even using wild flowers from our Walled Garden. They also recycle flowers to make natural confetti.

Alongside weddings, we’re also the perfect place for your hen party celebrations! You can get creative with your friends and family, making unique and personalised keepsakes or items to use for your wedding day, such as floral headcrowns, handmade favours, table decorations or place-names. You and your group can enjoy a wonderful crafty workshop provided by one of our professional onsite craft makers who offer expert tuition, all materials and equipment needed.

For more information about weddings at Cockington Court and to book a viewing visit www.cockingtoncourt.org/weddings or call 01803 607230.

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