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Intimate wedding receptions in the heart of Exmoor

Nestled in the heart of Exmoor, the Royal Oak is perfect for couples who want that small and intimate wedding reception, in a tranquil and beautiful setting. Located in the charming village of Withypool, just a two minute drive away from many stunning photo opportunities across the magnificent Exmoor landscape.

Couples have had to reimagine their big days because of Covid but it’s still possible to create that special day. Here at the Royal Oak we can offer couples the opportunity of a small & intimate wedding reception in the heart of Exmoor. The Royal Oak can be exclusively yours & you can really relax & enjoy with just your family & friends.

Every wedding reception at The Royal Oak Withypool is beautifully small, intimate & unique and reflects the needs, wants and wishes of the Bride & Groom. After all, it’s your special day.

Planning your big day

We are here to help make your wedding reception one to remember in a beautiful setting, with exceptional food and all those little extras to make your big day extra special.

Our Wedding Co-Ordinator will be on hand to assist as much or as little as you need. We can help arrange flowers, photographers, music, the wedding cake, beauticians… nothing is too much when it comes to your day.

Get in touch to find out how we can help plan your special day.

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Dining & function room

Our beautifully appointed Oak Room can comfortably seat up to 38 wedding guests for a wedding breakfast and up to 85 for an evening reception.

It is the perfect intimate wedding venue and can be decorated to any bride & groom’s taste.

We are here to help with your wedding planning and are happy to help and provide advice with any ideas you may have to ensure you have the wedding reception you’ve always dreamt of.

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Food for your special day

Whether you’re looking for canapés, a three-course wedding breakfast or an informal evening buffet, we can provide a variety of wedding reception packages to suit your needs.

Every wedding reception is unique and we work with each wedding couple to ensure we provide the right options to ensure the food is perfect on their day.

The combination of the high quality fresh and local produce we use and the service of our friendly and professional staff will ensure your wedding reception is extra special.

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The Oakey Dokey Bar

Hire the Oakey Dokey Bar to make your wedding reception one to remember!

We have a fully stocked Gin Bar and a great wine & fizz selection to ensure your wedding goes off with a ‘pop.’

The Oakey Dokey Bar also has two cask ales Exmoor Ale & Exmoor Gold along with Carlsberg, San Miguel, Guinness & Thatchers Gold, not to forget our own Withy Wurzel Cider, as well as all the normal soft drinks.

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As well as providing the venue for your reception, we have eight deluxe rooms & superior suites available to ensure you and your guests don’t have to travel far after the party!

If you require further accommodation, this can easily be arranged.

We can also provide special finishing touches, such as chocolates, wine or champagne.

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