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Just the ticket

Are you seeking an events venue in North Devon with a difference? At the award-winning Woolacombe Bay Hotel, we have the a selection of opulent spaces for special gatherings. We host intimate parties all year-round; larger celebrations can be booked October – March (exc. school holidays).

Away from the hustle and bustle, yet close to Barnstaple, our Victorian hotel is in the most beautiful beachside location. We have a choice of lovely events spaces, great for all manner of occasions. We also have lots of free parking, and space to land on the lawns!


A real showstopper

With its high ceilings, magnificent pillars, crystal chandeliers and full-length windows, Doyle’s is the epitome of timeless elegance. This space comfortably accommodates up to 80 guests (seated). Great for christenings, naming ceremonies, afternoon tea parties, and glittering suppers.

Capacity: 80 (seated)


Sparkling suites

We have 2 of these suites, side by side. Both feature bi-fold doors leading to the light-filled hotel atrium which has its own private entrance. With opulent décor, they’re great for intimate sit-down gatherings and baby showers. One has a small lounge area.

Capacity: 14 per suite (seated)
Size: 15ft x 33ft


Oooh the views…

Perfect for intimate celebrations for up to 20 special guests, this suite offers breathtaking views across our manicured lawns out to the Atlantic Ocean. It’s grand, light-filled and impressive.

Capacity: 20


A plush hideaway

Tucked away, Maxine’s offers space for up to 40 guests and has access to a large private lounge area. Featuring floor to ceiling windows, this space is lovely and light. With its own private bar, it’s great for drinks receptions, christenings, twilight soirées and funeral teas. Maxine’s has recently been refurbished. It’s a plush space with sink-into-me sofas and a vintage foosball table.

Capacity: 40
Size: 35ft x 18ft


Something different…

Seating up to 30 guests, our spectacular plush private cinema NEO – features retro sofa style seating for laid-back lounging. It is available for hire for movie nights and events. Perfect for launch parties, announcements, or just a luxury ‘night in’ with all your favourite people. Sit back and enjoy table service, or hire NEO Bar too.

Capacity: 30 (seated)
Size: 21ft x 30ft


Fit for a ball

Our largest suite, this opulent space features beautiful glassed archways which deliver natural light and beautiful views. With high ceilings and flexible configurations, this room rarely feels crowded. There’s scope to screen off a portion of the suite, keeping it separate for serving food and drinks. For show-stopping functions and larger events, The Ballroom with its sprung dancefloor, is fit for a ball.

Capacity: 80
Size: 72ft x 66ft


Award-winning dining

Food is one of our greatest passions, so when you host an event here at the hotel we’ll work with you to get your menus just so. We are very flexible when it comes to dining for your special event. So you can choose to serve our seasonal menus, plump for a bespoke party menu, opt for vintage afternoon teas all round, or you may have some delectable ideas of your own. In which case, our team of talented chefs can help you to perfect it.

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We are a little bit biased, of course, but we’ve always felt that Woolacombe Bay is a rather special place, perfect for special get-togethers. Our events team is here to take care of everything you need. We can create bespoke dining experiences, offer advice on room layouts, format, and timings, as well as dressing your events suite for you.



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