We can help arrange wedding services both in-house or from providers in the local area. We provide the following services ourselves, available on request:
Summer Love Shack for the bride and groom.
Our cute Love shack contains the following:
- A double bed which is made up with linens for your stay.
- 2 x large floor cushions
- Tibetan low table & wall hanging
- Electric kettle – tea and coffee.
- Picnic basket with cups, plates and cutlery
- Lights – 2 x tall lamps and 1 overhead light
- 1 x wind up torch
- Towels 2 x shower and hand towels
- Water basin and jug
- Large drinking water container
- 2 x low chairs
- 2 x small electric fan heaters & one wood burner electric effect fire/heater
- 1 x electric hair dryer
- All on a wooden base with rugs
- The Summer Love shack has 2 windows & large glass doors to let the outside in.
Below is a list of other recommended services our guests have used:
Tiverton Registrar: 01392 385070
- Sarah Chapman-Independent Celebrant. Naming Ceremonies-wedding Celebrations-Civil Partnerships-Renewal of Vows. tel.07870 763304 email: [email protected] website: www.celebrationceremoniessouthwest.com
- Alison Orchard – Conducts Humanist (non-religious) ceremonies,tel: Crediton 01363 774971. tel:07734 154607 website: http://humanist.org.uk/alisonorchard/
- Levannah Morgan – Pagan Handfasting Celebrant. tel: Tiverton 01884 266725 e-mail: [email protected]
- Marilyn Purchase – Interfaith Minister, Barnstaple – Contact: 01598 763416 e-mail: [email protected]
Tent & Marquee hire
Native Tents-Luxury bell tent hire pitched and for your convenience. Excellent local service. Native tents offer traditional, high quality canvas Bell tents, with chic furnishings, providing a glamorous alternative to usual camping. www.nativetents.co.uk They come highly recommended. tel.07810 698929
Bellabode Bell Tents – Your Family and Friends can all stay on-site in a mini tent village and you’ll be offering a practical and memorable way of spending real quality time together. Website: www.bellabode.co.uk Contact Aileen Tel: 07890 458649 or Jackie: 07969 797771 Email: [email protected]
Over the Moon Tents & Events – music, lighting, décor and tent hire – even though they are not local they offer an amazing package. Tel: 07979 784797 website: www.overthemoontents.com, email: [email protected]
As a self-catering wedding venue you will need to book a professional outdoor caterer/firm. You may well already have several ideas for who is going to provide the food for your event. Below is a list of great local caterers that frequently supply weddings at Coombe:
Pam & William Rolf Silvester – Lower Coombe Farm (part of Middle Coombe Farm) offer superb organic hog roasts from a very local source. Hog roast to die for. They can also cook organic beef as a beef roast on a spit. This organic beef is from their own herd, reared on the farm, you don’t any more local then that!! Pam & William can provide beef in various cuts for the wedding meal and thereafter for BBQ’s for the following days etc. They can be contacted on Tel: 01884 82099
Fego Food Company-Wedding Catering in Devon. Modern event catering in Devon & Cornwall. Giving beautiful ingredients an inspiring personality; making food which can tell stories. Together we deliver creative menus which celebrate your own personal, individual and wonderful tastes. Contact them through their website: Fego Food Company
Astridges- They prepare everything with a passion and commitment to local produce provide outstanding service at a down-to-earth cost. tel. Paul on 07811 416254 website: www.astridgescatering.co.uk
Your plaice or mine- superb, untraditional, urban chip shop van roaming the streets, popping up at events. Homemade, local, fresh produce. Sustainable and a sprinkling of banter. Highly recommended & absolutely delicious. Fabulous for relaxed Saturday weddings. mob. 07825 985855. See them on Facebook. website:www.yourplaiceormine.co.uk
Eat with Englands- Master caterers for all occasions and diets.With over 30 years experience in the catering industry, our chefs and events managers all have a passion for providing you with your perfect day. Contact Jane Englands: 01395 223802. website: www.eatwithenglands.co.uk
Organic Experience (previously Manic Organic) – event caterers tel: 01209. 890115, Mobile: 07800 648919. email: [email protected]
Dartmoor Kitchen -winners of ‘West Country Wedding Caterer of the year’ 4 years running tel: 01395 239000, website: www.dartmoorkitchen.co.uk
Feast without Fuss. Lucie has great experience working for wedding couples at Middle Coombe Farm. Creating seasonal menus tailored to your taste using only the best local ingredients. Contact Lucie Moore – mob: 07586 354278 website: www.feastwithoutfuss.co.uk
We recommend the above as they are experienced outdoor caterers. We do advise our wedding couples not to use caterers unless they are experienced in catering for outdoor events. All caterers are required to submit their Public Liability Insurance & Food certifications.
Icicle Tricycle – Classic 1920’s ice cream bike and cart available to hire for your wedding. More details on the website: www.icicletricycle.co.uk. For more information and bookings contact: Matthew or Rebecca Cooper on Crediton 01363 866278 or e-mail: [email protected]
Hitch-a-Fridge-Refrigerated Trailer Hire. Contact Rob Webb for bookings and information on 01363 773229 or mob: 07889 421028. email: [email protected]
Real Cheese Wedding Cakes
Country Cheeses Topsham – all British and mostly from the Westcountry. We feel ourselves to be very fortunate as we deal with the cream of cheesemakers who are driven to produce the best cheeses you could find anywhere, and who are also prepared to produce cheeses especially for us. Superb to deal with & can help you with the ultimate cheese wedding cake (wonderful for evening food on your wedding day). Please note you will need to supply any decoration/greenery to dress your cheese cake. website:www.countrycheeses.co.uk. Tel.01822 615035 email: [email protected]
Wedding Furniture-Further Options
Virginia’s Vintage Hire– For lovers of simple rustic chic. A carefully selected collection of vintage furniture & accessories designed to bring rustic charm to any occasion. Virginia is the person to use if you prefer to hire trestle tables for the marquee. Contact Ginny mob:07772 132875 email: [email protected] website: virginiasvintagehire.co.uk
The Jolly Vintner- tel: 01884-255644. Selection of wines, etc, at great prices and will offer”sale or return” – therefore if you don’t use it you can return it and will not be charged! We supply you with a “Bar” document detailing all your requirements to stock a bar, source all your local drinks, how to set it up etc.
Moorwine- Superb local supplier of delicious sparkling wine (ideal for your speeches & toasts), champagne, red & white wine. Tracy Brock has spent years searching internationally for wines that are utterly wonderful. Tastings can be organised at Middle Coombe. Amazingly, Moorwine can offer Sale or Return on your wedding wine/prosecco order. tel.01398 341406 Mobile:07970 567628 email:[email protected]
Rocktails-Glorious mocktails. Each of their blends are hand crafted using natural ingredients & super fruits to create four delicious crushes. Just freeze, squeeze & enjoy as a refreshing cocktail or add a dash of tipple to turn into your favourite cocktail. The perfect fuss free, sociable drink. Contact: Chris Yandell- [email protected] or Katie Bain- [email protected]. Website: www.rocktails.co.uk
Yearlstone vineyard – local vineyard that grow and produce their own wine, they also sometimes offer a bulk discount contact: Roger and Juilet White Tel: 01884 855700 Email: [email protected] Website: www.yearlstone.co.uke: www.moorwine.co.uk
“Just Change UK” – Tea supplied by M.C.F. For more information on this tea visit www.justchangeuk.org and www.justchangeindia.org (little things like just changing your tea can help make that difference the world needs – why not try it?).
Bloomberry juice Company – Local in Clyst Hydon, non alcoholic (but can be mixed!), no added sugars, 100% natural and no nasty additive! – It’s just the BloomBerry way! Contact: Chris & Sarah Jones 01884 277471 Mobile: 07793067638 email: [email protected] or [email protected] website: www.bloomberryjuice.co.uk
The Exeter Brewery- Since changing our name from Topsham & Exminster Brewery in 2008, we have expanded ever more rapidly. We now have a fantastic site in Cowley Bridge Road where we have a retail shop and Tap-Room Bar. Very helpful with their advice & delivery/pick up. Tel.01392 259059 email:[email protected]
Exmoor Ales- Beautiful local ales. Deliver to Middle Coombe Farm & are very helpful. website: www.exmoorales.co.uk or tel. 01984 623798. Tastings can be organised at their brewery site.
Topsham Ales- Topsham Ales is a micro-brewery with a difference providing good quality ales
whilst investing in the community and treading lightly on the earth. The brewery is a co-operative owned and run by members of the local community and our beers reflect Topsham’s rich heritage. website: [email protected]
We allow, all greenery to be picked from our woodlands but ask you not to pick flowers from our gardens and woodlands.
- In Bloom Devon- (Highly recommended by Middle Coombe Farm). Seasonal, eco
flowers picked for your special day. We create hand-tied bridal bouquets, posies, buttonholes and arrangements for the church or civil ceremony venue. We can also deliver buckets of flowers for you to arrange. InBloomDevon. tel.07813 138986 for Nicola & Jenny. email:[email protected]. To see how fabulous Nicola & Jenny are just go to this blog of Tamsin & Alex’s wedding held here in september 2015.
- Clements Farm– the Devon flower farm that specialises in growing wildflowers for DIY weddings in the South West.Perfect for those wishing to bring a more natural feel to proceedings. www.clementsfarm.co.uk. Contact: Richard James. tel. 01884 849329 or email:[email protected].
- The Flower Field – www.theflowerfield.co.ukWe believe in sustainably grown, season cut flowers that are grown without artificial fertilisers or pesticides and delivered without air miles. tel: Claire 01404 814173 Mobile: 07964 586464 e-mail: [email protected]
- Jan Waters – JW Blooms. From a small, secluded field in Somerset, we grow traditional British cut flowers – all the old cottage-garden favourites from cornflowers, love-in-a-mist and deliciously fragrant sweet peas to snapdragons, old-English roses and sumptuous dahlias. Tel: 01823 660870 M: 07939 093249 e-mail: [email protected]
- Sarah Pepper – Floral Designer. We’re passionate about creating stunning flowers for all your life events. Tel: 01392 460032 Mobile: 07774 685518 E-mail: [email protected] website: www.sarahpepper.co.uk
- Bampton’s Beautiful Bunting – Beautiful locally handmade bunting available to hire from 70p/metre. Click here for more pricing information. Contact: Gen Ottaway – Tel: 01398 331732 e-mail: [email protected]
- Balloons – Bio-degradable plastic balloons from – JT’s Party House, Tiverton tel: 01884 233741 website: www.jtspartyhouse.co.uk
Hairdressers & Make-up
- Devon Wedding Hair- Kyrelle provides a superb service & comes highly recommended. Many of our brides & their entourages used Kyrelle in 2016 & much happiness ensued. Tel.07864 818020. website: www.devonweddinghair.co.uk. (See the fabulous photo above for Devon Wedding Hair’s work).
- Changing Faces-Devon’s No.1 Make up Artists & Hair Team- They have worked with over 4,000 brides. A friendly, first class service. Tel. 07756 535091 website: www.changingfaces.net
- Pauline Farr – 01884 242280 Mobile: 07800851360, Make-up – Michelle Mobile: 07863169636 Email: i[email protected]
- Finishing Touch- Natural wedding makeup in Devon. Justine specialises in natural makeup & can offer all styles from natural through to dramatic evening makeovers. Check out her website: www.thatfinishingtouch.co.uk. Contact Justine on 07840 452538 or email: [email protected]
My Fabulous Life Photography– Becky Joiner & husband Tim are photographers & film makers formerly based in Sydney & now based locally to Middle Coombe Farm. Do look at the stunning photographs & wedding film made by them last June for Alice & Kevin’s fabulous wedding & our website blogs showing this wonderful event. Contact: Becky Joiner on 07966 090916 or contact her through the website: www.myfabulouslife.co.uk
Barefoot Photography– Weddings-Newborns-Rave Reviews. See Karinna’s beautiful website www.barefootphotographyuk.com tel. 07855 969188 or email: [email protected]. Barefoot Photography are based very locally to Middle Coombe Farm.
Emma Case – to view a sample of her work see this page on our website Nick & Elise photos – https://www.coombefarmwoods.co.uk/photos/index.gallery.php?gid=6
website: www.emmacasephotography.blogspot.com email: [email protected]
Emma Stoner – View Emma’s wedding photography on her website:
PA’s and DJ’s
Electric Spank– Funk. Soul. Jazz. Contact Simon 07715 028190. email: [email protected]
Discostew- Your disco your way. Contact Stewart Andrews 07791 038256 email: [email protected]
Dance Hosts and Directories
Music for Dancing – Dennis & Olympeas Samuel: Hosts for ballroom and barn dances. Master of Ceremonies for weddings. Ballroom dancing classes. Directory of dance bands etc. tel: 01803 299791 E-mail: [email protected] website: www.musicfordancing.co.uk.
Ceremony or background music.
Susan Sherratt-harpist. Susan is a wedding & orchestral harpist who has performed @Middle Coombe Farm this summer 2016. It was magical. tel. 01598 711810 mob.07970 071217 website:www.suetheharpist.co.uk or email:[email protected]
The Rosewood String Quartet – tel: 01803 863677, www.rosewoodquarter.co.uk
Scottish Bagpiper-Finlay McCleod. Finlay now lives in Devon and is an excellent piper. His website is www.devonpiper.com. mob: 07411 268568 or email using this link. Reasonable prices and lovely to deal with.
Barnstormers– A highly recommended local ceilidh band that can be booked for weddings. They have a great “caller” and live up to their name. They will also let the musicians amongst your guests join in! Colin Wilson is the man to contact on 01392 882036, 07791 685 960, e-mail: [email protected], Website: www.barnstormersband.co.uk
Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band- great musicians & great music. contact. [email protected] mob: 07969 123346 – contact Kip Pratt – a really good caller, excellent ceilidh band.
Las Torders-classic Soul, Ska, Pop & Rock. Weddings. Parties. Festivals. Contact Ted Franklin. Tel.07798 845909 or email: [email protected]
Fitty Gomash – means ‘ to keep ones feet warm by dancing’ and this wildly energenic Ceilidh band definitely do that. mob: 07945459176 or 07872958062 email: [email protected] Website: fittygomash.bandcamp.com
Lucy Lastic Band – barn dance with a caller, ceilidhs and traditional music tel: 01884.881385 or 840816 www.thelucylasticband.com (local)
Secrets – Chris Bridgeman Contact: 01884.820541
Benandreu Band – Blue grass. Contact: 01453 75123
Begasdgul – Celtic fusion, an alternative ceiligh band. Contact Jacquie Brown 01872 553138.
The Jazzberries – Ruth Culver email: [email protected]
MP3 downloads available at: http://www.arkade.co.uk/ruthie_culver or on iTunes. Featuring an eclectic mix of music from Piazzolla tango and latin jazz to satirical 1930’s Berlin kabaret, Gallic chanson, swing, ballads & chill-out grooves.
The Amigos – (not local but excellent energy – they can bring in various ethnic drums and get the everyone involved, a massive mix of trad., funk, covers, their own music) website: www.jazzberries.co.uk click here for a PDF about ‘the Jazzberries
Trefellas – playing celtic & original music. tel: 01823 413975/257488 www.flaxey-green.co.uk/Pages/Groups/Trefellas.html website: www.myspace.com/trefellaslive
Jigs for Gigs – A Folk Dance Band.Tel: 01460 241326 Email: [email protected]
The Drat Pack – A versatile swing band, swinging their way through the classics and also very at home with motown, soul, funk and more up to date pop… ‘Ensuring your evening goes with a bang as well as a swing’.Contact: Nick – 07747773634, or use the enquiry form on their website: www.thedratpack.co.uk Audio and video samples are also available for listening to on their website.
The Honest John Band -Playing varying styles of music… rock n’roll, trad jazz, swing, country, bluegrass, reggae, ska, funk, latin, 70’s… any style you want. View their band & samples of music on their website: www.honestjohnband.com
Contact Tim Herniman: Tel – 079671262136 or 0208 9654303 e-mail: [email protected] or use the enquiry form on their website.
Other Wedding related services
Dotty’s Chair Covers – Dotty’s wants your special day to be perfect so they offer a unique, stress free, personal service, tailor made to your individual needs. Tel: Charlotte. 07813 672576 website: www.dottyschaircovers.co.uk
We can either arrange or provide information on all conceivable wedding related services. The pages on the menu to your left have all the information that you should need to know. If there is anything you can’t find about or if you have something alternative you wish to enquire about then please contact us directly on our contact page here >>