Discover the hidden gem of Pynes House, a coveted location nestled in the serene Exe Valley of Devon. Situated not far from Exeter, yet surrounded by the tranquil countryside, Pynes House eagerly awaits to embrace you on your wedding day.
As you embark on the majestic tree-lined drive, an elegant country house stands before you, ready to become exclusively yours for the entire weekend. This historic venue, believed to have inspired Barton Park in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, opens its doors, offering a cherished home for your wedding. Picture yourself strolling through enchanting woodlands on sun-drenched summer days, exchanging vows in one of the exquisite rooms, or reveling in a cozy winter retreat with your loved ones.
Pynes House beckons with a unique blend of elegance and warmth. This cherished residence, lovingly restored over a decade ago by its current owners Geoff, Heather, Kate, and Jon, combines the charm of a historic house with the comfort of a relaxed family home. There, every couple is invited to experience something truly special.
Immerse yourselves in the quintessentially romantic ambiance as you choose between an outdoor ceremony against the breathtaking backdrop of Devon’s hills or an intimate exchange of vows within one of the four beautiful state rooms. The grand Georgian windows bathe each space in natural light, effortlessly merging the indoors with the outdoors. Explore the ornamental terraces, pristine lawns, and enchanting woodland, and savour the cosy romance of the stunning interiors, capturing mesmerizing views and the warmth of crackling log fires.
Discover twelve exquisite and opulent bedrooms, individually adorned with details that will captivate your hearts. Revel in the indulgent comfort of generous beds, adorned with goose down duvets and pillows. The marvellous furnishings seamlessly blend traditional elegance with contemporary style, ensuring a stay that is both lavish and inviting. For your guests not staying at the house, the vibrant city of Exeter is just a short taxi ride away, offering convenient accommodation options.
At Pynes House, celebrating individuality is paramount, and the dedicated team is committed to weaving together your plans and ideas into a bespoke event. Many couples opt to extend their stay for two nights, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in their wedding day, embrace the beauty of the Devon surroundings, and create cherished moments with their loved ones. Let Pynes House become the canvas for your unique love story, where dreams unfold in a haven of tranquillity and joy.
Absolutely! Weekend weddings are our speciality, and guests choose to stay the night before the wedding as well so that they can make the most of their wedding weekend.
Up to 96 guests for dining in the Ballroom
Up to 96 guests for a ceremony in the Drawing Room
Up to 130 guests for a ceremony in the Ballroom
Up to 130 guests for a reception in the house
If you wish to have more than 96 guests for dinner or wish to have another space for the reception, there is space for a marquee on the lawns.
We have 12 double bedrooms with an option to include up to 4 roll-away beds.
Yes, subject to availability. We are always happy to provide a quote for this.
Yes, our Events Manager will be available to assist with set-up the day before your wedding and throughout the wedding day itself to help ensure things run smoothly.