Wedding Open Day 2017

If you are seeking a distinctive wedding venue nestling on sand with views to the beach, canal and harbour whilst set in its own grounds, The Castle Bude is the venue for your perfect day.

Grade II listed, steeped in history, The Castle exudes the elegance of the Victorian age. Behind its imposing façade The Castle is a relaxed and friendly venue. Our tranquil light and spacious rooms provide the perfect setting for your wedding whilst being equally suited for all civil ceremonies from renewing your vows to naming your cherished new arrival.

Our wedding coordinator, Nicky van der Stelt, loves to make your special day the most perfect day. She will be on hand from the moment you choose The Castle Bude until your treasured memories have been created.

Join us on Sunday 2nd April between 11am and 3pm for our Wedding Open Day to meet Nicky and local specialist suppliers. It will be their pleasure to talk you through all we can offer.

Contact Nicky on 01288 357302 or email




Andy King – Professional Wedding and Mobile DJ

As well as providing a full range of DJ services, Andy will also act as Master of Ceremonies, ensuring that the everything runs smoothly. The right choice of music is vital at any wedding, and Andy will work alongside the Bride and Groom to create a playlist that is personal to you.

Andy prides himself on providing a personal service that will enhance the couple’s special day.  His wedding packages provide excellent value for money.

Andy only uses the best equipment, and has a full mobile set up, including lights, and can provide extras upon request, such as lasers, or visual photo montages.

Andy also has full Public Liability Insurance, and all equipment is PAT tested.(Certificates upon request)                          Tel: 07980 915424


Blush is based in Stratton, a couple of miles outside Bude. Contact Melanie for all your wedding make-up, hair and beauty requirements.                            Tel: 01288 580180


Budeiful Brides

A stunning award winning vintage style bridal shop in Bude. We only run a personal one to one appointment basis where you will have the boutique to yourself and have the full attention of Emily who is there to help at every stage. Budeiful Brides stocks all type of styles from the fairy tale dream to slinky and sexy and all for under £1000!                  Tel: 01288 353660

Cards ‘n’ Things

Heather Shadrick specialises in making a full range of Wedding Stationery, all to your specifications, colours and themes. The Wedding range includes: Save the Date Cards, Day and Evening Invites including chequebook style ones, Thank You cards, Place Name Settings, Orders of Service, Table Names or Numbers, Napkin Rings, Table Seating Plans and Favour Labels and Purses. All can be co-ordinated to your chosen colours or materials.
Heather also makes invites for other occasions, Valentines Cards, Mother & Fathers Day Cards, Christmas Cards, Halloween Cards, Birthday Cards, New Baby Cards, Sorry…, Good Luck Cards, Get Well Soon and Easter Cards. Please message me with your requirements and we can go from there.


Four Seasons Florist

Based in Bude, Sophie at Four Seasons Florist offers beautiful flowers and arrangements, traditional and contemporary, to complete your perfect day.                 Tel: 01288 355352


Ocean and Earth Photography

Chris Small is an award winning photographer based in Bude who specialises in seascape, landscape and wedding photography.               Tel: 07881 944103


Panters Menswear

Specialising in menswear clothing hire for weddings, official events & formal occasions, Panters based in the village of Kilhampton, near Bude, offer a personal & reliable service at competitive prices.  Tel: 01288 321118


Rosie’s Delights

A newly established local business offering cakes for all occasions.

Tel: 07530 755037


Sally Napier Jewellery

Jeweller Sally Napier creates hand-crafted jewellery all designed and made by herself in her workshop in Marhamchuch, Bude. Sally’s jewellery is designed and hand-made with the emphasis on quality, attention to detail and keeping a contemporary edge. Each piece and design is created individually using a combination of semi-precious stones, silver, gold and freshwater pearls.

Please contact Sally if you would like to visit her in her studio to see her work, discuss a commission or repair. Sally Napier Jewellery is also available to buy online via the website.                          Tel: 01288 361921


W Club Spa

Based at Whalesborough on the outskirts of Bude, the W Club offers exclusive spa days and bespoke packages. We have a new private outside jacuzzi with an attached restroom, perfect for Hen spas or simply mother and daughter precious time together. We also offer ‘Night Spa’ packages in the evening.        Tel: 01288 361940


The Whiddon Wagon

The Whiddon Valley Fryer presents ‘The Whiddon Wagon’, a mobile fish and chip van which comes with our well known high quality product  and exceptional customer service.

As a family business we all bring different qualities to the table including many years of hospitality experience and a firm knowledge of our product. We also pride ourselves on our excellent hygiene ratings and experience with the National Fish Fryers Federation and their quality award.

Fish & Chips are one of the Nations greatest dishes.  We are proud to put in the hard work and dedication to make each portion as irresistibly tasty as the last, using only the finest of fresh local produce from sustainable sources.

Excellence & consistency are our main priorities as we bring quality fresh fish & delicious hand cut chips straight from our mobile catering van to your doorstep.

Whatever the celebration, we are here to help.  We cater for events of every size and description.  Find out how our mobile catering fish & chip van can help make your celebration a unique one with our diamond, gold & silver packages.        Tel: 01271 327736