With long sandy beaches, dramatic coastlines, and endless countryside filled with wildlife and nature, Cornwall truly is a magical place to tie the knot. Whether you’re looking for a stately home as your special venue, or a castle, barn, beach, or anything out of the ordinary, you’re sure to find it in this stunning county. So after speaking with our community online, we’ve narrowed down our top ten best places to get married in Cornwall.
Launcells Barton, Bude
As well as breathtaking views of the Cornish countryside, Launcells Barton offers exclusive use of different options for your ceremony and reception. Choose to exchange vows in the historic Mill Barn or beneath a custom-built arbour within the beautiful walled garden. For your reception, the purpose-built Events Barn can accommodate up to 200 seated guests. The Georgian house provides accommodation for up to 15 close friends and family, while the beautifully appointed Bridal Suite will provide an elegant space in which to prepare for your wedding day and spend your first night together as a married couple.
With all the essentials covered, you have the freedom to choose how your wedding will unfold. Launcells’ completely flexible, fully bespoke approach means you can dictate every detail, from the setting of your ceremony to the catering and decor.
Ta Mill, Launceston
Set in 45 acres of rolling Cornish Countryside, Ta Mill provides the perfect venue for a secluded, hideaway wedding. Say ‘I Do’ in front of 100 of your nearest and dearest in the beautifully decorated ceremony room overlooking the pretty courtyard, or choose an outdoor venue in the luscious green gardens with views far reaching for a larger party.
From a formal three-course meal to a rustic hog roast, your bespoke wedding breakfast can be tailored to you. The team can also recommend a list of fantastic, trusted, local caterers to provide you with a delicious dining experience. When it’s time to hang up your dancing shoes for the night, the happy couple can enjoy a luxurious night’s stay in our stunning honeymoon cottage. Your overnight guests are also catered for with accommodation for up to 60 of your family and friends.
Pengenna Manor, Wadebridge
Set in its own valley and surrounded by over 300 acres of lush countryside and woodland, total privacy and exclusivity is ensured at all times at Pengenna Manor, allowing you to truly make this venue your home for the weekend.
Pengenna is a ‘blank canvas’ venue with a twist. You hire the grounds, the Cowyard Barn and the Manor to use however you would like to create your dream wedding, using the suppliers you want, and the team are on hand throughout your stay to make sure you and your suppliers have everything you need. This may seem daunting, but the team at Pengenna are there to hold your hand throughout, answer any questions you or your suppliers may have at any time, meet with you if you need to re-visit, and help you with using the Manor and grounds, making things as easy as possible for you.
Lower Barns, St Austell
Secluded, intimate and designed for a romantic elopement wedding in Cornwall, Lower Barns Boutique Wedding Venue is the dreamiest wedding venue to lock lips and lives. Having wooed countless couples with their unique and characterful approach to design, service and making memories, Lower Barns can offer you a beautiful backdrop for intimate ‘runaway’ weddings and elopements.
Each and every wedding at Lower Barns is unique thanks to their range of wedding packages on offer for your special day. Choose the Elopement For Two package which starts at £1200, or scale things up to 10 people with their Nearest & Dearest package starting at £4300. The team at lower barns also offer dog friendly and gay weddings, so there really is something for everyone!
Carbis Bay Hotel, St Ives
What’s better than getting married? Getting married on the beach! At Carbis Bay Estate, walk sandy-toed down the aisle, before exchanging seaside vows with your partner-to-be. Set against the backdrop of the hotel’s privately-owned Blue Flag beach, as exotic and exhilarating as any British shoreline, Carbis Bay fits the bill. After, retreat back to one of the hotel’s four stunning venues, boasting sea views and hosting up to 150 guests.
In addition, cocktail parties and barbecues can be thrown overlooking the turquoise waters, perhaps before a beach side firework finale. Also right on the beach are the hotel’s new, coastal-chic Beach Lodges and Beach Suites, some of them boasting hot tubs and sauna pods. Those make for a comfortable and indulgent first night of wedlock, while larger apartments suit bridal parties, groomsmen or travelling families.
Tredudwell Manor, Fowey
This stunning manor offers you the most relaxed wedding day for you and your special guests. Following more than a decade of experience, the team at Tredudwell believe that the best way for you to enjoy all the various planning stages and to make the most of every second of your special day, is to have everything perfectly organised and planned out beforehand.
The team will present you with various options for your ceremony and offer to support to find the best suited caterers, flowers, DJs and everything else! Choose from outdoor weddings, barn ceremonies, intimate weddings and elopements. There really is something for everyone at Tredudwell!
A Wedding By The Sea, Charlestown
A Wedding by the Sea is one of the most romantic wedding venues in Cornwall, overlooking the historic harbour village of Charlestown. Built in the late 1700s the tiny harbour village of Charlestown, on the south coast of Cornwall, is largely unchanged and has been granted UNESCO world heritage status.
Marry to the sound of the sea at Marine Villa, a grand grade II listed seaside villa sitting on the quay overlooking the harbour. It’s the perfect space for you and up to six guests. You can say your vows in front of a real fire in the drawing room or alfresco in the summer house. Marine Villa has a pair of magnificent sea view bedrooms both with super king beds and luxurious en-suite bathrooms making it a truly wonderful place to stay for the night before your wedding, the night of your wedding and indeed for the night after that! On a stormy night the waves might even lull you to sleep. There are beautiful studios and cottages for your remaining guests.
Small, beautiful and stylish, Treseren is a gorgeous place to relax and enjoy an intimate, country house wedding or an elopement just for two in a private setting. Perfect for hazy summer days and cosy winter gatherings, the best of Cornwall’s coast and country combine at this elegant Georgian bolt hole.
Licensed for Civil ceremonies for up to 20 people, and sleeping up to 12 people in five spacious bedrooms, Treseren is a beautiful destination for small weddings with style. Exclusively yours, they offer wedding weekends with a home-from-home atmosphere. Set the scene from the moment you arrive with a wonderful Gathering Feast, scrumptious breakfasts and plenty of spaces for relaxation and play as you celebrate in style with your favourite people.
Tregenna Castle, St Ives
Overlooking St Ives Bay and nestled in 72-acres of stunning scenery to celebrate in, Tregenna Castle provide a very special wedding indeed, and offer an experienced team to make it all happen. When it comes to weddings, their castle by the sea has got it covered.
Be it a celebration with just the two of you, or a two-day event with a guest list of 200, with beautiful indoor and outdoor event spaces, delicious fine dining, and enough room for everyone to stay over, Tregenna Castle has become renowned as one of the best wedding venues in Cornwall. Offering a range of different ceremonies, varying venues and wedding packages, you’re bound to create your perfect wedding for you and your guests here in St Ives.
Trevenna, St Neot
Trevenna is a cluster of stylish Barns and Farm House Rooms set within 142 acres of beautiful countryside with leafy lanes and country walks straight from your barn door. The natural stone walls of the Threshing Barn fuse together with the Garden Venue to create a light and airy space and forms a stunning setting for any celebration. The Garden Venue is a versatile space and leads straight from the Threshing Barn and its walnut clad bar, so there is no need for guests to venture outside during your celebrations – unless they want to!
This beautiful heated structure is available all year round providing wedding parties with an extended house party feel within a lovely contemporary space. With soft drapes and twinkling lights in the ceiling, mood lighting and a choice of tables and chairs and table layout this is truly a reception space you can make your own. The Garden Venue can seat up to 120 guests for your ceremony and wedding breakfast.