A Military Rockbeare Manor Wedding with Bright Yellow Sunflowers

Bride and Groom at Rockbeare Manor Wedding hugging each other.

I’m so excited to bring you this Rockbeare Manor wedding. Set in 100 acres of glorious parkland, with stunning views, the Grade 1 Regency House is the perfect setting for an elegant and relaxed wedding with your nearest and dearest.

Front of Rockbeare Manor Wedding venue, with wild flowers in foreground

Colourful Details

Travel themed stationery on map of world for Rockbeare Manor Wedding
Brides beaded dress and veil hanging on back of bedroom door

The Bride wore a beautiful beaded dress with veil by Lusan Mandongus . She teamed this with a gorgeous pair of sparkly Jimmy Choos. Poppy’s Weddings designed the floral arrangements, including the bouquets. These included bold yellow sunflowers, white roses and freesias, gypsophila and a splash of green with eucalyptus and ferns.

Bride and Bridesmaids holding their bouquets of yellow sunflowers at Rockbeare Manor Wedding
Brides Jimmy Choos for wedding and grey Bridesmaids dresses
Bride being helped into her wedding dress by bridesmaids
Bride walking down the stairs , with Bridesmaids holding dress behind her.

The bride got ready at her home where she was helped by her bridesmaids. The Maid of Honour who was a qualified make-up artist and did the bride’s make-up for her. Gemma at the Events Studio created the beautiful updo. A pretty pearl hairpiece accessorised.

Bride arriving at her Rockbeare manor wedding in powder blue Cadillac
Bride sitting in Cadillac with father waiting to exit for her Rockbeare manor wedding

The Bride arrived for her Rockbeare Manor wedding with her father in a gorgeous powder blue 1959 Cadillac.

The ceremony room dressed ready for the wedding at Rockbeare Manor

A Heartfelt Rockbeare Manor Wedding

Pretty daisys in jam jars hanging off the chairs in ceremony room.
Bride walking up the aisle to her waiting groom at Rockbeare manor wedding
Bride and groom exchanging vows
Bride and groom exchanging rings

The ceremony took place in the drawing-room, looking out over the resplendent gardens. A family friend made the rings for the Bride and Groom to exchange with each other.

Bride and Grooms first kiss at Rockbeare manor Wedding

Military References

Bride and Groom exiting building to a sunshiney sword salute at Rockbeare manor Wedding
Formal group portrait of Bride and her Briodesmaids

After the ceremony, the couple exited to a traditional sword salute. Then it was a few formal portraits of the bridal party before the couple sneaked off for their own portraits. In the meanwhile, the naval contingent changed into their military evening attire.

Groom and Groomsmen formal portait, with them all wearing military uniform.
Bride and Groom standing together in front of powder blue cadillac
Groom holding Bride in his arms amongst the bluebells at Rockbeare manor wedding

Heaven Scent Springtime Florals

Bride and Groom standing together laughing among the bluebells at Rockbeare  manor wedding
Groom lifting bride up in front og blue doors at Rockbeare Manor wedding

The couple took time out to enjoy a few moments to themselves. Enjoying the carpet of bluebells that were out. As well as the meadow of wildflowers that led down to the lake.

Bride and Groom standing together among the wild flowers at Rockbeare Manor wedding
A travel themed table plan of guests names
The elegant sunflower table displays and travel sweets on the tables.

The table plan reflected the couple’s love of travel. A map of the world with each table pinned to the map by luggage tags with guests names. Farrah’s tinned travel sweets were at each place setting as wedding favours for guests. Military traditions continued with Port to toast speeches.

THe father of the Bride telling speech
The guests laughing to the speeches

Upbeat Evening Entertainment

The beautiful 3 tier wedding cake decorated with sunflowers
Bride and Groom cutting the cake with the Grooms sword at Rockbeare manor wedding

The evening kicked off with another military tradition. The Bride and groom cut the cake using the Groom’s sword. The talented Cherry Blossom Cakes made the stunning 3 tier-cake with yellow sunflowers. Then they enjoyed their first dance together. Before guests hit the dancefloor to join them in partying the night away with Mafia 4.

The bride and Groom dancing to their first dance.

Rockbeare Manor Wedding FAQ’s

Does Rockbeare Manor have accommodation?

Yes, Rockbeare Manor has 13 luxurious bedrooms with ensuites for the exclusive use of the Bride and Groom on the evening of the wedding. The Manor is also situated close to Exeter where there are numerous hotels and Bed & breakfasts to choose from.

What type of wedding venue is Rockbeare Manor

Rockbeare Manor is an exclusive use wedding venue

Where about is Rockbeare Manor?

Rockbeare Manor is a country estate wedding venue in Devon. Situated on the outskirts of Exeter. The postcode is EX5 2FE, which is accurate if you are using sat nav.




Devon, England