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Wedding Open Day

Join us for our open day- explore the farm and walled kitchen garden, meet our lovely local suppliers and embrace all things wedding!

We are giving brides and grooms the opportunity to come down to the farm and experience all that a wedding at River Cottage has to offer! Whether you're looking for your perfect venue or in need of some inspiration the open day will have something for everyone.

From florists and photographers to styling ideas and dresses, we have all your wedding essentials covered with lots of local talented suppliers on hand. Plus, its the perfect excuse to grab a glass of bubbles, explore our beautiful farm and try some delicious homemade snacks from the River Cottage kitchen team.

Our dedicated wedding coordinator and experienced events team at River Cottage will be on hand to show couples around the venue and provide more information on what we can offer.

Please note that show arounds need to be booked in advance and will be available on a first come, first served basis, please email to reserve a slot.

You can view a copy of our wedding brochure here.

Your event

12.00 - 15.00

  • Arrive at River Cottage

    The experience begins with a short ride down to the farm in one of our farm vehicles with breath-taking views across the valley where you will be greeted with a glass of bubbles.

  • Explore the farm

    Explore our organic smallholding including our walled kitchen garden, the famous farmhouse, threshing barn, alfresco decking and cosy mongolian yurt.

  • Meet local wedding suppliers

    There will be lots of lovely local suppliers to speak to so even if you’ve already booked your venue, this is a great opportunity to browse expert suppliers who can add those special touches to your big day! The venue will be styled and set-up for a wedding with help from our local suppliers to give brides and grooms the full experience.

  • Food

    Food is at the heart of what we do and it wouldn’t be a trip to River Cottage without a few tasty treats.

    Our chefs will be talking to guests throughout the day on creating your perfect wedding menu featuring local, seasonal and organic produce. Visitors will get the chance to ask questions and of course sample some tasters!

    There will also be the opportunity to purchase one of our delicious wood fired pizzas- a popular choice for evening food during your wedding party!

  • Drinks

    Our licensed bar will be open throughout the day which offers locally made specialities and a selection of organic and biodynamic wines, beers, ciders and soft drinks.

Please note: Hugh will not be attending this event.

Book your place...

1. Choose your date...

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2. How many people attending?

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

3. Check your order

Please select an event date and enter the number of attendees above.

We recommend purchasing with this event.

Total - £0.00

All prices include VAT.

Further information...

This event is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.

We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest local and organic drinks available to purchase.

Stay in our famous Farmhouse, click here. For other local accommodation click here.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.

As always we will do our best to accommodate all dietary requirements. However, please be aware that during the open day we cannot operate our usual dietary procedures.