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Devon wedding venues: get hitched at the home of Exeter Chiefs

PUBLISHED: 11:36 03 May 2016 | UPDATED: 11:36 03 May 2016

The team at Sandy Park appreciates every couple has unique ideas of how they want to spend the day

The team at Sandy Park appreciates every couple has unique ideas of how they want to spend the day


If you’re looking for a winning spot for your wedding then you will find it at a spot more familiar for sporting triumphs

Sandy Park’s talented and creative chefs have created a range of fabulous menus for weddingsSandy Park’s talented and creative chefs have created a range of fabulous menus for weddings

Sandy Park is Exeter’s award-winning banqueting and events centre situated just minutes away from breathtaking East Devon coast and countryside and Exeter city centre.

The venue may be famous as home to Devon’s premier rugby team, the Exeter Chiefs, but the impressive facilities can be easily transformed to make an ideal setting for your dream wedding. The light and airy suites are suitable for everything from small weddings to more lavish events and the stunning views over the rugby stadium and the Exe Estuary make an amazing backdrop for your prized photo album.

Sandy Park is Exeter’s award-winning banqueting and events centreSandy Park is Exeter’s award-winning banqueting and events centre

There are several areas to choose from depending on the party size and requirements and the venue is licensed for civil ceremonies, so couples are able to hold both their ceremony and reception in one location.

Sandy Park’s talented and creative chefs have created a range of fabulous menus for weddings and all food is freshly prepared in-house by the passionate team. Whether you’re looking for a traditional wedding breakfast, an evening buffet or something more unusual, they can tailor mouth-watering menus to suit your day.

The home of the Exeter Chief makes an ideal setting for your dream weddingThe home of the Exeter Chief makes an ideal setting for your dream wedding

Sandy Park’s convenient location by Junction 30 of the M5 means the venue is easily accessible for guests travelling from further afield and for those closer. Also, although Sandy Park is non-residential, the wedding team has close links with local hotels which allows guests to book all types of accommodation in close proximity to the venue.

The team also has relationships with many other local wedding suppliers, so are able to help with sourcing other services such as decorations, entertainment, photography, videos, wedding cars/taxis and hair and makeup.

The team appreciates that your wedding day is the most important day of your life and understands that every couple has unique ideas of how they want to spend the day. Staff at Sandy Park pride themselves on providing a first class service when it comes to helping plan a wedding day and with your own dedicated wedding co-ordinator, you are able to concentrate on all the other important details of the day. w

Wedding fair

The next Sandy Park Wedding Fair is on Sunday 8 May, 2016.

Between 10.30am and 3pm the Exeter Suite will be showcasing an extensive range of local wedding suppliers, including photographers, cake suppliers, musicians and venues. Sandy Park’s Chiefs Suite will also be set up for a civil ceremony and wedding breakfast to display the facilities as a wedding venue.

The dedicated events team will be on hand to assist you with every detail of your big day and for you to find out more about Sandy Park’s unique wedding packages.

Entry is free for all guests with a complimentary glass of bubbly, canapés and a goody bag for the bride-to-be on arrival.

Should you be interested in exhibiting at the Wedding Fair and showcasing your service or product in front of over 150 brides, prices start from £130.

For more information about exhibiting or attending the Wedding Fair, please contact a member of the events team on 01392 427427 or e-mail

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