HOW TO BOOK YOUR WEDDING

We are delighted you have made the decision to hold your wedding or civil partnership ceremony at the Haldon Belvedere. Here are some handy tips on how to go about booking your special day.

Choose your date
Check availability calendar and email Debbie Parnall or call 01392 833846 to reserve the date for yourselves. We recommend that you don't leave it too late as the popular dates always go well in advance.

Viewing
Regular open house bridal viewing dates are held and published on the home page of this website or contact Claire by text or call 07442 497614 during office hours or email

Make your provisional booking
We will hold your provisional booking and will send our ceremony booking form and bank payment details by email. Your provisional booking will be held for 7 days to allow time for you to arrange the other elements of your wedding day.

Registrar
You must personally book the Registrar for your 11am or 3pm ceremony. Please email register@devon.gov.uk or contact the Exeter Registration Service on 0345 155 1002 or 01392 385070  (fee not included).

The Haldon Belvedere is available daily for weddings with two sessions running from 10am until 1pm (11am ceremony) and from 2pm until 5pm (3pm ceremony). We can be more flexible with hire times on weekdays or at low to mid-season so feel free to discuss your requirements with us.

Confirm your booking

To secure your booking the Ceremony Booking Form will be sent via email and a non-refundable but transferable deposit of £350 is required within 7 days of receipt of email.

The balance is due 3 months prior to your ceremony or the full amount is due at booking stage if the ceremony is booked less than 3 months in advance.

Payments are via bank transfer (BACS) and details are supplied when a provisional booking is confirmed. Cheques are only accepted by prior arrangement.

Catering or drink service requirements - Wedding Coordination Team:

The Belvedere is not licensed - so please bring your own drinks to be served by our bridal team  at a cost of £125. This charge covers all guests for the three hour hire period and includes service of all supplied drinks, the hire of glasses, tables and linen. Nor corkage and any unused drinks will be returned. 

We have a superb range of canapé and finger buffet menus specifically designed by our caterers to complement your drinks. Please book catering well in advance through Claire. 

After booking

In the run up to your ceremony Claire will send a Catering & Drinks Service form for completion and in the last month you will need to update your held copy of your Ceremony Booking Form with your final arrangements including guest numbers, seating, catering, drinks and if our Dartington commemorative flutes are required.

You, your family and friends are always welcome to visit the Haldon Belvedere when open 2pm-4.30pm on Sunday or Bank Holiday afternoons from Easter to September or during our regular Bridal Open Days . Please always check that the Belvedere is open before making your journey.

Balance of payment 
Balance of payment – due 3 months before ceremony. No reminder will be sent. 

Your big day
Claire will be on hand for you throughout your ceremony. Arrange to have your flowers, drinks and music set up within the first half hour of your hire then relax and enjoy!

Claire Johnson - by text or in person 07442 497 614 (office hours) or email