LAST UPDATED: 18 July 2014 at 4:30pm

Imposing and atmospheric, this stately five-star hotel sits on a ridge overlooking its 275 acres in Dartmoor National Park.


Garden ceremonies can be held in either the Summerhouse at the end of a flower-lined 'aisle', or the Portico on the South Terrace with views of the surrounding moorland. Should the weather not play ball, there are plenty of grand rooms inside, as well as 64 stylish bedrooms and a sumptuous spa.

Ceremony capacity: 150; Plate cost per head: £95;

LAST UPDATED: 12 June 2012 at 2:13pm

The first thing that strikes you about Bovey Castle is its size. It's impressively stately and sits on a ridge overlooking the River Bovey.

There are four licensed spaces (plus 63 bedrooms), including the Summerhouse reached via a lawn aisle lined with herbaceous borders.

Ceremony capacity: 150; Food cost per head: £125; Marquee Available; Countryside setting

Bovey Castle; 0844 474 0077;