Wedding Venue in Axminster
Wedding Venue near Axminster in Devon
Axminster is a delightful Devon town which is only 15 miles from Lakeview Manor, Devon's best known wedding venue near Axminster
Axminster is a market town built in an elevated position overlooking the River Axe. The market is held every week on Wednesdays and has been a centre of interest within the locality for hundreds of years since 1210
The town has become famous for high quality carpets which bear the name of Axminster Carpets.
The town of Axminster dates back to about 300n BC and there is evidence of a Roman fort just south of the town. Axminster was mentioned in the Domesday book when it was known as Aixeministra which meant Monastry by the River Axe
Well known in previous centuries as a coaching town between London and Exeter there are still many Public Houses in Axminster some of which dateback to the sixteenth century
During the battle of Trafalgar the town of Axminster was on the path of what was known as the "Trafalgar Way" which was the route which horses carried despatches with news of the Battle of Trafalgar between Falmouth and London
Axminster became a central transport hub when the railways opened up in 1860 offering direct links to Exeter and Yeovil
Axminster is within a thirty minute drive of Lakeview Manor and so has become a favourite place for couples from Axminster getting married in Devon to use as a Wedding Venue. As an Axminster wedding venue the journey is so short that it makes a logical choice as a Devon wedding venue because Lakeview Manor is more central within Devon and so easier for wedding guests to travel to from any part of Devon or from outside the county.
For an Axminster Wedding venue Lakeview Manor is certainly close enough and this had been proven by the many coupes getting married in Devon who live in Axminster
Lakeview Manor has nearly 50 acres of beautiful private parkland and gardens as well as its own lake which provides a superb backdrop for wedding photographs, and is possibly one of the most attractive Axminster wedding venues .
The Lakeview Manor has everything needed to offer any couple looking for an Axminster wedding venue
Why not come to Lakeview Manor and visit the restaurant, gardens and lake. If you wish you may like to phone our full time wedding coordinator on 01404 891358 to find out more what Lakeview can offer you as wedding venue for your special day.