Getting Married in Cornwall



White sandy beaches, sparkling blue seas, sweeping cliff edges and mouth-wateringly fresh cuisine…just some of the reasons why Cornwall provides the perfect location for your wedding day. Its stunning and serene environment makes the ideal backdrop for your wedding photos, ensuring that your special day lasts a lifetime. 
 
Castles & Forts, Beachside Views & Scenic Splendour
 
Cornwall offers a vast variety of unique wedding venues including Cornish Castles, Forts and Medieval Buildings like the picturesque Tregenna Castle or Polhawn Fort. Hire a popular tourist attraction such as the world famous Eden Project in Bodelva for a colourful wedding inside the rainforest - an atmosphere that’s sure to wow your guests! You may decide to tie the knot at a beachside restaurant or hotel, making the most of the spectacular seaside views. You’ll find some venues such as Porthtowan’s Blue Bar are even able to hold beach ceremonies and receptions, ideal for a relaxed, scenic vibe with a natural touch. If you’re looking for something different that really stands out then an alternative option is a quirky or adventurous venue such as Adrenalin Quarry Ltd based in Liskeard. Whatever you’re looking for Cornwall provides limitless options and here at chooseyourwedding we hope to inspire you along the way. 
 
A big part of the day is making sure you get your vision just right. Our wedding décor suppliers include companies such as Divine Weddings who provide fantastic chair covers, red carpet hire, table runners and centrepieces at great rates and they will work with you to create the right embellishments for your special day. Or why not choose Cornish Wedding Hire in Redruth who offer beautiful stationary, decorations and sweets, providing those perfect finishing touches.
 
Cornish Catering, Vintage Vehicles & Treasured Memories
 
When it comes to deciding on a wedding menu you’re spoilt for choice! If you’re getting married in the summer then why not make the most of the glorious Cornish outdoors and opt for a hog roast, BBQ or wedding picnic. Select canapés or a finger buffet for a relaxed and informal ambience. Choose a sit down buffet or a gourmet dinner for a formal dining event or even pick a Philleigh Way wedding hamper to present to your guests – the choice is yours! You’ll find that Cornwall houses a diverse selection of wedding caterers who individually specialise in various menu types using locally sourced fresh ingredients whilst catering towards your needs. Companies such as Kerra’s Catering have years of wedding catering experience so you are assured you’ll be in good hands. They also cater for all dietary requirements and will work with you to provide a bespoke menu that looks and tastes delicious! Or why not choose a company like Cornwall Chef who provide tasty informal feasts, formal sit down meals and even give you the option for fully staffed bar hire.
 
Getting to your wedding venue couldn’t be simpler, as Cornwall boasts an extensive range of wedding transport available to hire. Honeybugs Cornwall has a range of vehicles from classic Beatles for that vintage touch to VW campers and vans for a summer holiday atmosphere. If you wish to have a fairy-tale arrival then Cornwall Country Carriages are for you. They have a selection of vintage styled carriages all presented to the highest standard along with a groomsmen complete with period clothing. They have over 30 years of experience so you’re assured you’re in capable hands.
 
10 Beautiful Locations for Cornwall Beach Weddings

Why not make your wedding day extra special by setting it beside the longest stretch of coastline in the UK. With glistening rolling seas, sandy coves and jagged cliff edges, Cornwall’s beaches provide the perfect location for your wedding day. Whether you’re having a winter or summer wedding we have a selection of venues ideal for appreciating the coastal views, taking in the ocean air and even having a splash in the sea! You can really go all out and create a beach lovers paradise adding beach themed décor and seafood dishes. Or if you’re looking for something different why not simply use the shoreline as a stunning backdrop to your wedding.
 
The first step is choosing where along the Cornish Coast you would like to host your wedding ceremony. You’ll find each of our unique beach wedding suppliers can provide a fantastic selection of facilities to enhance your special day and are fully flexible at catering towards your needs. 
 
Trevique, Bude
This quaint 16th century farmhouse is based in North Cornwall and provides a unique and remarkably private setting for your wedding celebrations. You can choose between one of their charming cliff-top churches for your wedding ceremony before a celebratory buffet with champagne in their restaurant. Its tranquil cliff-top location complete with sandy beaches and sparkling seas provides the perfect scene for some unforgettable wedding photographs.

Polhawn Fort, Torpoint
Just across from the Devon boarder you will find Polhawn Fort, a dramatic Napoleonic Fort boasting beautiful seaside views for a truly romantic setting. You’ll find this historic venue has a fully flexible approach when it comes to planning your dream wedding day, offering fantastic wedding packages and unlimited options for decorating and catering. Roaring log fires and a brisk stroll along the beach as newlyweds add that extra touch to winter weddings, whilst in the spring and summer you can enjoy serene backdrops during your ceremony and reception.

Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay
The popular tourist town of Newquay boasts some outstanding seaside locations to set the scene for your wedding day. Take Lusty Glaze Beach, whose horse-shaped sandy cove looks out over stunning surf and sweeping cliffs. In the colder months why not hire their covered beach decking for the day for a cosy atmosphere. On warm days the front can open right out so your guests can enjoy drinks whilst soaking up spectacular views of the sunset. In keeping with the seaside scene, their restaurant specialises in beach BBQs and mouth-watering seafood paella. 

Watergate Bay Hotel, Newquay
Watergate Bay Hotel is a charming venue where a gorgeous 2 mile stretch of sandy beach becomes the background setting to your wedding day. Enjoy panoramic coastal views whilst taking your vows before sampling exquisite dishes in Zacry’s restaurant for a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. Their wedding team will work with you to provide a unique and memorable affair.

Carnmarth Hotel, Newquay
Set your wedding beside the famous Fistral Beach at Carnmarth Hotel. Choose between a formal or relaxed celebration with the option to taste fine cuisine in their restaurant or enjoy beach BBQ whilst soaking up the sun. Their C-Side Suite offers gorgeous sea views and can hold a ceremony of up to 120 guests, whilst their indoor marquee provides a romantic setting for your evening celebrations.

Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa, Newquay
Also overlooking the popular Fistral Beach, this newly refurbished hotel offers a luxury spa for all your pampering needs as well as an appetising restaurant filled with fresh locally sourced dishes. For a special treat why not book the ‘Rockstar’ suite which boasts stunning views of the sea from the comfort of a private hot tub. With beautiful seaside views and the option for guests to enjoy an overnight stay in one of the stylish rooms available. 
 
Porth Veor Manor, Newquay
If you’re looking for style then you’ve come to the right place. Porth Veor Manor is an eighteenth century manor house set amongst sweeping gardens and boasting vast views overlooking Porth bay. Their dedicated team with look after you from the offset, tailoring your special day towards your needs. What’s more you’ll receive a complimentary room on your wedding night complete with champagne and a wedding gift!

Blue Bar, Porthtowans
Slightly further down the North Atlantic coast you’ll find Porthtowan’s Blue Bar. Its neighbour the ‘Boardroom’ is a modern seaside wedding venue which can open up into a private terrace where you can take in beautiful beach views both indoors and out. Head to the blue bar after the ceremony to enjoy fresh, locally sourced food whilst being looked after by Blue Bar’s friendly wedding team. 

Carbis Bay Hotel and Spa, St. Ives
Moving towards the bottom of Cornwall you’ll find Carbis Bay Hotel and Spa in St. Ives; a hotel set in a prime beach location on one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Their spa offers brides and bridesmaids the ideal opportunity for a pre-wedding pamper and their award-winning Sand Restaurant is not to be missed. You can hold your own private ceremony right on the beach and even have the opportunity for a yacht hire to celebrate with family and friends. 

The Rosevine, Truro
Along the southern coast of Cornwall you’ll find the city of Truro which is home to The Rosevine, an elegant seaside home surrounded by stunning gardens. Choose to hire the whole house for an elaborate affair or throw garden celebrations inside a marquee or tipi – ideal for larger parties. Smell the seaside air and view the sparkling blue seas of Porthcurnick beach, whilst being tucked out of the way for a relaxed yet intimate ambience.

You’ll find all this and more in our wedding directory, so get planning your perfect beach wedding today.

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