03Aug 18
Elope to the coast

Elope to the coast

Our "Elope To The Coast" wedding package has been created for couples who truly want to get away from it all and celebrate their love together on their terms. The ambience and lighting inside the Kave makes us a fabulous choice for a romantic and magical elopement or runaway wedding.  Alternatively, you may choose to take your vows outside in our rustic gazebo with the beautiful backdrop of the Atl....

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14Jul 18
Ocean Kave's Royal Wedding

Ocean Kave's Royal Wedding

Ocean Kave’s Royal Wedding Saturday 19th May 2018 We were so delighted that Mark and Rich chose Ocean Kave as the venue for their wedding, the couple both have successful careers in hospitality and felt passionate about choosing a venue which reflected their personal style and attention to detail. Shortly after the couple had confirmed the date with Ocean Kave, another well known couple announced that they too had chosen May 19th 2018....

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18Jun 18
Ocean Kave shares the love on 5th birthday

Ocean Kave shares the love on 5th birthday

Friday 8thJune was a great night for local wedding venue Ocean Kave and much loved charity Honeys Bravery Bags.  Ocean Kave shared its 5thbirthday with World Ocean Day and an extravagant gala ball was hosted that evening for Honeys Bravery Bags.  The ball raised in excess of £7k for this much loved local charity.     Kathy Murdoch Managing Director of Ocean Kave said, “We are so delighted to been able to ....

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28Apr 18
Ocean Kave official sponsors of South West Tourism Awards

Ocean Kave official sponsors of South West Tourism Awards

Ocean Kave Proud to Sponsor South West Tourism Awards We are very proud to be official sponsors of the South West Tourism Awards ‘Venue and Business Tourism’ category. The awards are the pinnacle of excellence in the industry and we are delighted to be involved. Entering and winning at the awards brings a whole range of benefits. It enables a business to stand out from the crowd, boosts morale, helps....

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05Mar 18
Wedding planning made simple

Wedding planning made simple

We were honoured to be chosen as the venue for this fabulous styled wedding shoot.  All the suppliers in this shoot are on our Ocean Kave recommended  supplier list which is available to all couples getting married with us. We loved how the flower wall gave a new dimension to the Kave, this is a great prop and can also be used outside in the View Gazebo for outdoor wed....

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30Jan 18
Winter weddings at Ocean Kave

Winter weddings at Ocean Kave

A candlelit aisle, cosy wood-burning stove and the dramatic scenery of North Devon's rugged coast make Ocean Kave the perfect venue for winter weddings.  In recent years, winter weddings have become increasingly popular. Whether it's the idea of exchanging vows by candlelight or the endless opportunities for unique winter decor, a growing number of couples are opting for winter celebrations. Here at Ocean Kav....

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21Dec 17
We wanted something classy but quite relaxed

We wanted something classy but quite relaxed

When looking for a venue, we started early and initially were focusing on hotels and venues close to our home, at the time in Cullompton, Devon. I decided to go to a wedding fair in Bideford with one of my bridesmaids and Ocean Kave were there and I thought the venue looked stunning. I took a brochure home to show Matt and he was interested straight away. We decided to go and check it out and we booked it less than a week later. We didn’....

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21Dec 17
Molly and Darren’s beautiful Ocean Kave coastal wedding

Molly and Darren’s beautiful Ocean Kave coastal wedding

Even the gales of Storm Brian couldn’t put a dampener on Molly and Darren’s beautiful Ocean Kave coastal wedding. We were delighted to welcome Molly and Darren to Ocean Kave for a private viewing of Ocean, we knew that bride to be Molly was well known professional in the South West wedding industry so we were absolutely over the moon to have been chosen as her venue for the Big Day in October 2017. The couple chose to have our beautiful circle of love style seating ....

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03Dec 17
Ocean Kave and Westward Living Bring Home 3 Gold Awards to Westward Ho!

Ocean Kave and Westward Living Bring Home 3 Gold Awards to Westward Ho!

A North Devon wedding venue and luxury self-catering accommodation provider have won three awards in two days.  Ocean Kave wedding venue and Westward Living luxury self-catering holiday cottages  in Westward Ho! are celebrating after picking up two Golds at the Devon Tourism Awards, and Regional Winner for best countryside wedding venue in prestigious The Wedding Industry Awards.  The haul began in ....

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03Nov 17
Sparkles, skulls, broomsticks and buckets of love

Sparkles, skulls, broomsticks and buckets of love

On Thursday 10th August 2017, Ocean Kave was the backdrop for Emma and Amy’s truly unique and utterly fabulous wedding. When we first met the couple 12 months before, we knew that their wedding was going to be special. It was clear from our first meeting that Amy and Emma had plenty of creative vision and that the key to making this wedding a success was going to be the attention to detail and quirky personal touches. What was so beautiful about their wedding ....

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02Nov 17
2018 Regional Wedding Awards

2018 Regional Wedding Awards

The team at Ocean Kave are celebrating being shortlisted as the only North Devon wedding venue to reach the final of the 2018 TWIA Regional Awards in the Best Countryside Wedding venue category. This prestigious event will be hosted in Wiltshire on Wednesday 22nd November.  The TWIA South West Regional Awards event is a celebration of the very best of the wedding industry in the South West, the stringent judging process is based on votes and feedback from couples who h....

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11Oct 17
Nicky and Nick's beautiful beach inspired coastal wedding

Nicky and Nick's beautiful beach inspired coastal wedding

It was an absolute joy to work with Nicky and Nick, they chose a mid-week date in August for their beautiful Ocean Kave summer wedding.   We met the couple at a wedding fair the previous year and have worked with them via Skype, phone and email with most of the wedding planning. Most of the couples wedding guests arrived with us on the Monday ready to enjoy the build-up to the big day, the bride and her entourage could put their personal finishing touches the venue the day b....

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06Oct 17
25th Anniversary celebrations

25th Anniversary celebrations

We were delighted to be chosen by Turnstyle Designs as the venue to host their special 25th Anniversary celebrations.  The company were celebrating this fabulous milestone in their journey and wanted to create a special event for their team in recognition for this wonderful achievement.  Working with our corporate events team the company could make decisions on their menu and how they wanted the evening to run, we advised on styling ideas and together Ocean Kave and Turnstyl....

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06Oct 17
Beach Inspired Weddings

Beach Inspired Weddings

Hidden on a towering cliff above a glorious stretch of sand, our unique venue is made for beach inspired weddings. At Ocean Kave, you can say your vows to the sound of the waves, while the Atlantic shimmers behind you. Not only are we a short distance from Westward Ho! Beach, but we’re also totally secluded, so you can tie the knot by the sea, surrounded by your family and friends. We have private access to a secluded coastal spot which is perfect for rugged romantic photos if you would....

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06Oct 17
Quirky Devon Weddings

Quirky Devon Weddings

With its shimmering sea, golden sand and inspiring light, it’s easy to see why the North Devon coast is an increasingly popular choice for couples who want their wedding to be truly unique. Breathtaking ocean views and a secluded clifftop setting make Ocean Kave a quirky wedding venue like no other, and however unusual your plans are, we’re here to make them happen. Here are a few reasons to choose Westward Ho! for your special day. Views At Ocean ....

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26Sep 17
Small and Intimate Devon Weddings

Small and Intimate Devon Weddings

We all know that sometimes larger weddings can be complicated; if you have made the decision to celebrate your marriage or vow renewal away from it all in an intimate style, let us help you create the most memorable and special day possible at Ocean Kave. Ocean Kave is just as beautiful in the winter months with a romantic candle lit wedding as it is in the glorious British summer time! Ocean Kave is “officially” a wedding venue like no other. Set in 60 acres of pr....

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01Sep 17
2017 Wedding Shows - Ocean Kave on Tour

2017 Wedding Shows - Ocean Kave on Tour

It’s that time of year again where we are lucky enough to travel far and wide meeting new couples who are considering an exclusive, unique and slightly quirky wedding venue for their special day. We had the pleasure of meeting couples at the Big North Devon Wedding Show in late September, this is popular show in North Devon and attracts wedding industry suppliers from all over North Devon including Westward Ho! Bideford, Braunton, Barnstaple, Bude and Ilfracombe. In late....

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04Nov 16
Eme and Terel's wedding, 4 November 2016

Eme and Terel's wedding, 4 November 2016

Adorned with crisp Autumn leaves and beautiful homemade candles, Ocean Kave and the Sunset Rooms brought nature indoors for Eme and Terel's wedding. The dramatic scenery of the sweeping coast and rolling hills made Ocean Kave the perfect location for this romantic, down-to-earth ceremony. We love helping couples achieve their dream wedding and this beautiful pair wanted to embrace the colours and cosiness of autumn and winter. When guests arrived, they were treated to bespoke ....

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31Aug 16
Real Weddings – Rustic charm meets coastal elegance.

Real Weddings – Rustic charm meets coastal elegance.

We first met Jenny and her Mum Jan at the National Wedding Show in Birmingham, they were on their way out and got a glimpse of our stand and stopped for a chat and to find out more. It was obvious from that point that Ocean Kave was going to be the perfect venue for this truly romantic and personal weekend wedding celebrations. After all the wedding guests had checked in to their properties within grounds at Ocean Kave, we helped the bride settle in to her cottage, our prestig....

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25Jun 16
Michelle and Marc's Midsummer Night's Dream wedding

Michelle and Marc's Midsummer Night's Dream wedding

Surreal, magnificent and breathtakingly romantic, Michelle and Marc's wedding was truly memorable. The theme? A Midsummer Night's Dream.   We feel totally blessed to be a part of every wedding we host here at Ocean Kave. But there was something special about Michelle and Marc. Their creative vision for the ceremony, combined with their exceptional attention to detail, was remarkable. The wedding took place in June, with the dramatic backdrop of the Atlantic providing the ideal se....

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08Jun 16
Ocean Kave meets Ibiza

Ocean Kave meets Ibiza

In a fabulous white party style charity event Ocean Kave is now well known in the South West as an award winning wedding venue, word is now out that we also offer a fantastic venue and facilities for corporate and charity events. We were delighted to have been approached by Mr. and Mrs. Sparrey to assist with their summer fund raising event in aid of the Bideford Christmas lights.  The turning on of the Christmas lights in Bideford is a high profile event for the town, it....

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