Holiday Lettings North Devon and North Cornwall

Holiday Lettings North Devon and North Cornwall

Holiday Lettings North Devon and North Cornwall


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Weddings and Wedding Receptions

Nestled by the river in the heart of Bickleigh, The Leaping Trout offers a picturesque setting and a charming 16th Century venue that's truly enchanting for wedding ceremonies for which we have a licence, and receptions. With its beautiful rustic ambiance and stunning countryside and tranquil river views, it provides an idyllic venue for couples to celebrate their love.

The venue's dedicated team ensures that every detail of your special day is meticulously planned, from exquisite décor to delectable catering options. Whether you dream of an intimate gathering or a grand affair, The Leaping Trout can accommodate up to 85 guests with its versatile event spaces. From the romantic riverside ceremony under the open sky, to the lively and memorable reception in the bar/ dance floor area with sound system and sound to light system your wedding or wedding reception at The Leaping Trout promises to be an unforgettable experience, filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments that will last a lifetime.

The Leaping Trout is fully licensed for both indoor and outdoors ceremonies. If you  are looking to say "I do", nestled by the river or in our charming 16th century venue, we provide the perfect venue for couples to celebrate their vows together.

Wedding packages from £8000 to include;

3 nights accommodation for up to 32 people,
Exclusive use of the venue including gardens.
Seating for 85 covers including tables cloths, napkins, crockery, cutlery,
Use of the fully functioning bar.
Dance floor and powerful sound and sound to light systems.

We can also offer catering from £17.50 per head.
We can arrange for other services for your every need. Just give us a call on 01884 693019 or 07788234928 and we will be pleased to help."


The Leaping Trout in Detail


We can offer a full catering service if required. Our main supplier is a local company:


2 areas of lawn one with River Access and a stunning festoon lit Eating Terrace

Hot Tub

Luxurious Hot Tub with bespoke private decked area & massage jets, bathing hut and robes and flip flops provided


20 seater Cinema with vintage red velvet seating & popcorn machine

Dog Friendly

We have a lovely warm Utility area for your four legged friends and they are very welcome anywhere on the ground floor

Private Bar

We've re-furbished the original bar area so you can enjoy the quirk of serving yourselves drinks or we can provide a bar tender / sommelier / mixologist

  • I want to say a big thank you for our really memorable weekend. The venue was stunning and perfect for our needs, and everything has been refurbished to such a high quality! We had a really incredible time and hope to visit The Trout again one day!

    Mikhaila - July 2023

  • We had a large family reunion at The Leaping Trout over the Coronation weekend. What a fabulous setting!! Plenty of rooms, the added addition of a hot tub, all in a stunning location and with lots of parking. Brian was a great host, nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend.

    Janet – May 2023

  • We stayed here last weekend. Owner is so friendly, and gave us a tour around

    It was absolutely amazing. Spent the day in the hot tub,it has a pool room even a cinema room , our daughter loved it ,the garden is huge and so pretty

    so much room ideal for groups family gatherings , weddings such a beautiful place of Devon to visit Highly recommend 5* all the way thank you

    Kim – May 2023

  • Great house for friends and/or family to spend a weekend away. Host was lovely, couldn't recommend highly enough.

    Alex – March 2023

  • The Leaping Trout – Listed in “Girls’ Weekends Away: The Best Locations For An Escape from Reality”

    GRAZIA Magazine - December 2022

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