Start your marriage with the perfect getaway from CIC Travel

Weddings abroad and honeymoons are popular choices for couples who want to celebrate their special moments in a unique and memorable way.

Beach wedding
Beach wedding (TT)

Destination weddings provide the opportunity to combine the wedding ceremony and a vacation for both the couple and their guests. It can be an intimate affair with close family and friends or a grand celebration in a stunning location.

When it comes to planning a wedding abroad, there are a few key considerations to keep in mind.

First and foremost, research and choose a destination that appeals to you and your partner. Whether it's a tropical beach, a picturesque vineyard, or a historic castle, there are countless options available worldwide.

Next, it's crucial to understand the legal requirements for getting married in your chosen destination.

Each country has its own set of rules and regulations, which may include residency requirements, paperwork, and specific timelines. Hiring a wedding planner or coordinator who specialises in destination weddings can be incredibly helpful in navigating these details.

Budget is another important aspect to consider. While destination weddings can be cost-effective in some cases, they can also become quite expensive when factoring in travel expenses, accommodation, and additional activities. Be sure to set a realistic budget and consider the financial implications for both you and your guests.

As for honeymoons, they are the perfect way to start your married life together. Whether you choose to continue the celebration at your wedding destination or embark on an entirely different adventure, honeymoons offer an opportunity to relax, unwind, and create lasting memories.

Popular honeymoon destinations include tropical paradises like the Maldives, Bali, or the Seychelles, as well as cultural hotspots like Italy, Greece, or Japan.

Ultimately, weddings abroad and honeymoons are a chance to create a unique and personalised experience. With careful planning, a sense of adventure, and a touch of romance, you can have the wedding and honeymoon of your dreams.

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Bridal Reloved offer wedding gowns at realistic prices

Bridal Reloved
Wedding gowns at Bridal Reloved (Bridal Reloved)

YOU will find Bridal Reloved Tavistock situated at the top of Market Street. We opened in March 2020 and sell a range of new (end of line), ex-sample and preloved designer wedding dresses all priced at half the original RRP or less! We stock dresses from size 6 - 32 and all our dresses are ready to purchase on the day. We have over 180 dresses in store and not only will our brides find a beautiful dress at a bargain price but each purchase they make will slow the life of the garment, reducing the worlds carbon emissions and saving beautiful dresses from ending up in landfill. The shop is owned by mother and daughter, Sue and Kate and each ‘bride to be’ is offered exclusive use of the boutique for their private 2-hour appointment. They are welcome to bring a small group of guests and we hope to create a relaxed and enjoyable experience for each of our customers. We have new stock arriving every week so there is always something different to see so please contact us if you would like to book an appointment to try on our dresses!! For more information click here

The Horn of Plenty: an elegant venue with breathtaking views

Horn of Plenty is perfect for couples looking for an elegant venue with amazing views and fabulous food.

Horn of Plenty
Horn of Plenty (Rob Grist)

The four-star country house hotel is filled with charm and set in 5 acres of secluded colourful gardens. Located in the countryside just outside of Tavistock, your guests will be struck by the unique, breath-taking view of the Tamar valley. This awesome backdrop is sure to create amazing wedding photos; it’s a photographers’ dream.

Your ceremony can be held in one of three rooms or outdoors on the main lawn. Exclusive hire means that you and your guests can enjoy a private celebration with evening entertainment and full use of the hotel, gardens and 16 bedrooms. Alternatively, for smaller gatherings we offer non-exclusive use part day and micro weddings.

Our restaurant has reputation as one of Devon’s finest and you will get to choose your own menu. Wedding guests regularly comment it’s the best wedding breakfast they’ve ever tasted.

This truly stunning wedding venue combines romance with dramatic scenery. Whatever you have in mind for your big day, this it is sure to deliver lasting memories. The weddings team would love to meet with you, just call 01822 832528 or email us here

Beautiful tresses at the Hair Lounge

The Hair Lounge team specialise in the art of creating effortlessly elegant bridal hairstyles. Whether you envision a natural, relaxed, soft, romantic, or bohemian updo, we are the salon for you.

The Hair Lounge
The Hair Lounge (The Hair Lounge)

With an impressive track record of 26 years in the bridal hair industry, we possess the expertise and knowledge necessary so that you can feel confident on your special day.

Our commitment to convenience extends beyond our salon’s doors. We offer flexible services that include on-location hairstyling at your venue or residence, as well as collaborations with various esteemed wedding venues and hotels in the surrounding region and throughout the South West area.

We cater to a range of wedding styles, including intimate elopements for brides seeking a private experience, as well as larger bridal parties.

To ensure your bridal hair dreams become a reality, we provide a complimentary consultation where we discuss your ideas without any obligation to book our services.

Additionally, our salon boasts skilled colour technicians who can offer guidance on achieving the perfect hair colour.

We can also provide expert hair care recommendations for your luscious locks leading up to your wedding day. At The Hair Lounge, we offer a comprehensive package that covers all your bridal hair needs.

For inspiration and to read reviews from our satisfied clients, we invite you to explore our social media channels :

jodiebrent_ & hairfromtheheart_ on Instagram or visit us here

The Arundell: a fantastic venue for your intimate wedding

Located in the Tamar Valley in Devon, close to the Cornish border, The Arundell is an old coaching inn and a fantastic venue for smaller and more intimate weddings. 

The hotel with its 21 bedrooms and charming two-bedroom cottage is available for exclusive use for your event.  Private hire will include the use of our dining room, bar, fireside lounge and garden.

Our beautiful dining room seats up to 80 guests or up to 150 guests for an evening buffet reception and has stairs leading down into our English country garden.  Both our garden and our stunning lake (just a short walk away) provide a perfect back drop for photos of your special day.

Our Head Chef, Ashley Wright will take the time to sit with you and discuss a bespoke menu for your wedding breakfast and our Wedding Co-ordinator, Jackie, will be with you to advise and assist every step of the way 

We specialise in taking the time to make sure that your day is individual to you and whether your wedding is a small intimate celebration or a larger one, we will work with you to make sure it is one you always remember.

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Weddings with style at the Two Bridges Hotel

WHATEVER your style, you’ll find it at the Two Bridges Hotel — from romantic to rustic, vintage to modern chic. Welcome your guests into the hotel gardens that sweep down to the riverbank and hold your ceremony in the Riverside Pagoda or choose the romantic, oak-panelled Tors Room to seal your vows.

Two Bridges wedding
Two Bridges wedding (Younger Photography)

The intimacy of the Music Room and the spectacular Fountain Room ensure you and your guests can enjoy your wedding breakfast and evening celebrations in style and comfort. Above all, the Two Bridges Hotel assures your peace of mind, with a dedicated wedding coordinator to guide you every step of the way as you plan your special day.

Award-winning executive chef Mike Palmer and his talented team will prepare delicious menus, using the finest Devon produce, to delight you and your guests.

To arrange a visit to view the facilities at the Two Bridges Hotel call 01822-892300. Or for more details visit us here