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Weddings

Say ‘I do’ at Dartmoor Zoo

What could be a more magical backdrop for your wedding than the rolling hills of Dartmoor. Venue hire also includes zoo admission to keep your guests thoroughly entertained all day.

Our beautiful ceremony room, with original wooden floor and fireplace, creates a perfectly intimate atmosphere, accommodating up to 50 seated guests – but we can host larger ceremonies too! Large Winter ceremonies are held in our light and spacious Jaguar Restaurant. Large Summer ceremonies are held in marquees in the heart of the zoo surrounded by luscious greenery and enclosures that house some of our most exciting animal residents.

Why not seize the opportunity and book an animal experience after the ceremony for a wedding photo like no other! There is a choice of exclusive couple experiences, as well as experiences your whole wedding party can enjoy.

From buffets to barbecues, to a sit down three course meal. You can be certain that Dartmoor Zoo can cater to all your specific needs with our flexible catering packages.

Winter receptions and Summer receptions both offer ample space for up to 120 guests with their own dancefloors, bars, and facilities to suit everyone. Perfect for an evening of celebration.

From your first initial consultation through to the big day, our team will be dully devoted to exceeding expectations. Our dedication and eye for detail ensures you and your guests leave with happy memories to last a lifetime. If you wish to find out more, please email us.

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Goodamoor House Ceremony Room

Up to 50 seated guests

Say ‘I do’ in our Goodamoor ceremonial room: historical setting with original wooden floor and fireplace, creating a perfectly intimate atmosphere for your ceremony.

The double doors can be left open to enjoy the fantastic views of the rolling hills of Dartmoor and the vibrant lawn – where you can enjoy post ceremony drinks.
Goodamoor Manor House not only has beautiful features but has the history to match. Dating back to the 17th century, the petite Manor House has been known to be a guest house for royalty within the Victorian era.

In recent years, it has been under renovation to give it a clean fresh white look, but still has its decadent features such as its fireplace in the ceremony room.


Jaguar Restaurant Reception

Up to 120 seated guests – Off peak

Light and spacious, the restaurant transforms into an incredible venue to host your wedding ceremony. With cream drapes and twinkly lights, plus any personal decorations, the space truly becomes your own – with the added bonus of holding more of your beloved wedding guests.

You also get to enjoy the beautiful views across Dartmoor and our African paddock.


Marquees Reception

Up to 120 seated guests – Peak

Exclusively for Summer weddings, our marquess are perfect to house all your guests with plenty of leg room. Set in the heart of the zoo, you will be surrounded by luscious greenery and enclosures that house some of our most exciting animal residents!
Our Snowdrop (off peak) and Bluebell (peak) takes care of all your wedding day needs or alternatively, view our venue hire rates and discuss with us your ideal catering and entertainment requirements.

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Dartmoor Zoo weddings are wild and wonderful in every way. We have the perfect setting for your dream wedding with 33 acres of glorious woodland and a collection of beautiful exotic animals to help you celebrate. The magic is never ending as you and your guests are welcome to explore and learn while celebrating with you on your special day.

We have a dedicated events team that cannot wait to host your special day. From your first consultation right through to your big day, you will have the support of your wedding co-ordinator and the events team to ensure that your hopes and dreams come true.

Next step

To find out more, get a quote or have an exclusive wedding tour of Dartmoor Zoo, please email our team or call 01752 837645 to speak with our wedding co-ordinator.