Small & Intimate Weddings

An Unforgettable Wedding Experience

Created for couples and up to 6 guests.
Available all year round Monday - Thursday & Saturdays

Oyster Elopement Package
2023 / 2024

with the option to invite up to 6 guests

Monday - Thursday / £2,995
Saturdays & Bank Holidays / £3,495

Ceremony only adult guests charged at £35 per head
Ceremony& Sunset Picnic guests charged at £125 per head

Our elopement package includes two nights at our beautiful Paddocks newly wed cottage, a choice of elegant private dining options, and an hour with a talented local photographer to capture your magical day.

  • 2 night's accommodation for couple The Paddocks newlywed cottage
  • Photographer for1 hour to capture your ceremony*
  • Two witnesses if required
  • Locally sourced breakfast hamper in your cottage for the couple Wedding
  • Events Team to assist you through the planning and on the day
  • Breath-taking views for sunset photos
  • Celebratory toast drink and canapés on the lawn served after your vows
  • Choice of a three course private dining experience in your cottage for two or a candlelit locally sourced picnic hamper inside the Ocean Kave with option to add up to 6 guests
  • Ocean Kave signature styling in the Ocean Kave ceremony room
  • Access to our little black book of fabulous local suppliers
  • Wood burning stove

If you would like a little more coverage, additional photography can be arranged directly with the photographer. Please note our package does not include Registrar Fees, our wedding events team will guide you how to book the Registrar and work with you to create your order of the day.

Take the next steps...

Ocean Kave is a coastal venue like no other.  Nestled within 60 acres of private coastal grounds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty  our quirky and unique venue offers magical backdrop for your small and intimate wedding.

We understand the importance of making life easy for our couples. In fact, it’s the reason why we are so popular. Ocean Kave’s Small and Intimate Weddings are designed to accommodate the couple and up to 28 guests. With this package, couples will arrive the day before the wedding and enjoy two nights in a luxurious honeymoon cottage, complete with a locally sourced breakfast hamper. The following day you have a choice of a beautiful romantic ceremony inside the Ocean  Kave or overlooking the Atlantic Ocean within our private clifftop grounds.  This is followed by a delicious three course sit down wedding feast or BBQ in the Rustic Barn before chillaxing or dancing the night away with your loved ones. For couples who can’t decide between a simple elopement and a big wedding, our Small and Intimate Wedding package may be the perfect compromise. With all the magic and atmosphere of a larger gathering and the personal touch of an elopement, our intimate wedding experience offers the best of both worlds.

As with all our packages, the Small and Intimate Wedding experience can be tailored to suit your needs and celebrate your individuality. Let us work with you to bring your vision to life.

Reasons to go small

Inclusive of the couple & 12 guests with the option to invite 28 guests

Intimate weddings are the perfect option if you’re looking to keep costs down while sharing the day with close friends and family. This package includes catering, toast and welcome drinks for the couple and 12 guests, and it also offer the option to increase your guest list to 28 whilst creating a laid-back yet elegant ceremony that will be a day to remember for all the right reasons.

Start your love story

Making it Simple and Fun

Plenty of opportunities to put your stamp on it.

The Small and Intimate Wedding package is inclusive of our signature styling in the Rustic Barn and a team of professional wedding coordinators. We offer an optional styling package in the Kave for those looking to go the extra mile. We’ll also share our network of local suppliers and wedding photographers with you.

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Tailor made Wedding Receptions

A wedding menu as unique as you are

The Rustic Barn has been designed to host you and your loved ones for your wedding reception and evening celebrations. There is plenty of space to dance and be merry.

Dance the night away

Boogie in the barn

After your delicious BBQ or locally sources three course wedding breakfast, chillax with your loved ones and enjoy your first dance together in our beautiful rustic barn. We welcome accoustic performers and have a sound system which can be used for your wedding playlist.

View our accoustic singers
newly weds suite

Dogs are welcome

Let them be part of your whole day

We understand how important it is to include your four-legged friend in the wedding. The Rustic Barn is dog friendly, providing a comfortable open space for your pet to roam around while the humans enjoy an array of artisan gins and locally brewed ales.


Enjoy 2 nights in our bridal suite

Relax in luxurious surroundings

The Paddocks cottage is a wonderful place to start your married life. Our elopement package includes 2 complimentary nights with the option to extend your stay.

The joy of being in one place means that make-up artists, hairdressers and any other suppliers are able to come to you on the morning without the stress of leaving the venue.

View our Newlyweds suite - The Paddocks
newly weds suite

Thinking of extending your stay

Turn your stay into a mini-moon

If you’d like to extend your stay with us and fully immerse yourself in a Devon coastal honeymoon, we have a selection of romantic coastal cottages to choose from. Perhaps Royal Celerity Cottage could be the perfect place for you, complete with a private hot tub and south facing enclosed garden.

Frequently Asked

What is small and intimate wedding?

A Small Intimate wedding is a wedding ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception in the rustic barn.

When can we get married with a small wedding?

We are a small wedding venue and offer small & intimate weddings from March to October Mon - Thursday and Saturdays.

How many guests can come to our small intimate or micro wedding?

Our Small Wedding package is inclusive of the couple and 12 guests. We can welcome a max of 30 for this wedding experience.

Can we have a humanist celebrant at our small wedding?

Ocean Kave is a fully licenced wedding venue so you can chose to have a legal ceremony conducted by the Devon Registrars or a Humanist Celebrant we recommend Nixie from Unique Ceremonies.

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