Weddings Parties Holidays

Ash Barton Estate. Braunton. North Devon

No Corkage Fee Wedding Venue in North Devon, UK

A wedding’s not a wedding without a glass of fizz or two to toast the happy couple. Having a wedding where you can supply your own bubbles is a good way to keep the costs down. But we’ve noticed that too many wedding venues charge for corkage. In other words, they charge you for the privilege of opening your bottles. 

Not at Ash Barton. We’re one of the few no corkage wedding venues in Devon. So once you’ve paid for your fizz, or any other booze for that matter, that’s it. Nothing more to pay. It means you won’t spend your wedding worrying about how many bottles of champs Uncle Harry is working his way through – and how much it’s going to cost you.

The benefits of a no corkage wedding   

Alcoholic drinks (as well as soft drinks) are usually served at every stage of a wedding celebration: fizz with the canapes on arrival. Or maybe a Pimm’s in the summer or a mulled wine in the winter. Then there’s red and white wine during the wedding breakfast, not forgetting another glass or fizz for the toast. And then there are cocktails, beer and more wine in the evening. With some venues charging a hefty £10 - £20 corkage fee, that soon adds up. By choosing a no corkage wedding venue, you’ll know exactly how much your wedding will cost and there will be no hidden surprises.

As a no corkage wedding venue, we’ve made sure there’s plenty of room to store your drinks too. We have large catering fridges in the main kitchen, and there are more catering fridges in the kitchen area of the big party barn. So the drinks will be flowing all night and will be nice and chilled too. And the best bit? You won't be charged for corkage.

Feel free to use your own suppliers for your no corkage wedding. Or take a look at our list of recommended suppliers below. 

All you need to know about Ash Barton:

  • Licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies
  • Reception/party capacity for 200 people
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Pets welcome (in our stables)
  • Exclusivity guaranteed
  • Sleeps 35+ residential guests
  • Fully equipped games barn
  • BBQ, fire pit & patios with garden chairs
  • Over a mile to the nearest neighbour
  • No curfew, no corkage

We dreamed of a location that would be perfect for our wedding. We searched high and low across the country and then we found Ash Barton! Our special day was perfect! The barn, the garden, the house - all filled with special people and love.

Filly and Pete

Henry and Steve made our weekend truly incredible. Henry is one of the kindest and most down to earth people you could meet, and he made us so relaxed from the moment we arrived! Thank you to Simon too for always being on hand to answer questions and queries - we love the Ash Barton team!

Ellie and Ben

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Other Services

  • Ellis Event Power Services

    Super silent generator hire and electrical services for indoor and outdoor events throughout Devon including weddings, concerts, festivals, and parties.

    Andy Goddard

    07966 431888

    [email protected]

  • Emily Juliet Stevens - Artist and Sign Writer

    Beautiful custom made signage including seating plans, welcome signs for guests, cocktail menus and table numbers.

    Emily Juliet Stevens

    07468 458 095

    [email protected]

  • Jolee Tablecloths

    Devon-based supplier of wipeable tablecloths and fabric tablecloths including hessian table runners, fabric table runners and placemats.

    Lee Morgan

    0800 118 2857 or 0333 210 0169 (mobile friendly)

    [email protected]

  • Michael Hunter Wedding Poet

    North Devon poet who writes romantic wedding poetry on commission, and turns couples' stories into verse.

    Michael Hunter

    07380 550 567

    [email protected]

  • North Devon Tui Na Massages

    Tui Na Massages for the bridal party or guests. Ideal for pre wedding nerves and total relaxation.

    Paul Maxfield

    01271 867 236 or 07814 080 713

    [email protected]

  • Practically Perfect

    Unique mother of pearl painted wedding favours, which can be personalised and presented in a small box or a gift sachet.

    Anthea Call

    07548 734 364

    [email protected]



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Call Simon Daukes today on 07785 386 622