Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cornwall 2022
Wow – I think that is the one word I need to describe the season any vendor has just experienced. It’s been full of mad rushes, bouquet tosses, and guests gushing. But am I happy for the mad rush of summer slowing? No, because I loved every minute of it and loved reliving every moment as I browse through the photos. One thing I always reminisce on is the wedding venue because they are always so spectacular and unique in their own way.
Have you found your dream wedding venue in Cornwall yet? Maybe you’re on the fence or you’ve just started viewing some venues and you wanted an insider’s viewpoint. Well here it is, let’s dive into my top 10 wedding venues in Cornwall 2022.
Wedding Venues in Cornwall
- Polurrian On The Lizard
- Tregenna Castle
- Pentille Castle
- Polhawn Fort
- The Orangery
- Lusty Glaze
- Pendennis Castle
- The Green
Polurrian On The Lizard
Say I do by the sea. This is The Polurrian’s catchline and it couldn’t be more true than for this stunning wedding venue in Cornwall. It is honestly just jaw-dropping. Imagine going to the most beautiful part of the Cornish coastline and actually being able to get married there.
Located on the rugged rolling clifftops of the Lizard Peninsula, perched just above a secluded cove near the little village of Mullion. Not only is this hotel a dream wedding venue, but it is also packed full of history and has welcomed a lot of famous faces. So would you like to walk into a world where Guglielmo Marconi, Winston Churchill, and Clark Gable once stood?
Wedding and Events Coordinator – Meg
Email Address – email@example.com
Phone Number – 01326 240421
Website – https://www.polurrianhotel.com/wedding-venue-cornwall
How To Get There
The Polurrian is located at – Polurrian Road, Mullion, Helston, Cornwall TR12 7EN.
By Car – Coming from Truro you want to take the A39 towards Falmouth and Helston, then the A394 to Helston. At Helston, follow the signs towards The Lizard and Mullion, onto the A3083.
Continue to head for The Lizard and Mullion for about five miles until you reach a right-hand turn signposted for Mullion onto the B3296. This will take you through the main street of Mullion, which is a small one-way system. When you come to a T-junction opposite Christopher’s estate agents, turn left (signposted to Mullion Cove).
After about half a mile, passing the post office and the cricket club on your left, take a right turn (signposted for the hotel). The Polurrian is at the end of this road on the right-hand side.
By Train – The closest train stations are either Truro or Redruth. From there you can get a taxi. It will take roughly an hour to get to the Polurrian via taxi from the train station.
Have you ever thought to yourself, that you would love to get married in a castle? Well, look no further – an unbeatable wedding venue in Cornwall overlooking St Ives Bay. If you are looking to have your happily ever after, like a fairytale then a castle wedding may be for you!
You have got the castle and the view, what more would you want? Oh yes, this venue keeps delivering. You’ve also got 72 acres of grounds to celebrate in.
Wedding and Events Manager – Lydia
Email address – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number – 01736795254
Website – https://www.tregenna-castle.co.uk/weddings/
How To Get There
Tregenna Castle is Located at – St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2DE.
By Car – Coming from Bodmin on the A30 (heading towards St Ives). You’ll stay on the A30 for roughly 36 miles until you come to the St Erth roundabout where you need to take the exit onto Nut Lane/ A3074. From there you’ll stay on the A3074 passing through two roundabouts. After the last roundabout, you’ll find the venue on your left after 400 meters.
By Train – There is a lovely train station in St Ives which is located above Porthminster beach. To get here you’ll need to change at St Erth station. From there you can either decide to walk up from there and enjoy the views at your pace (it will take roughly 20 mins). Or hop in a taxi which will only take about 5 mins.
If you fancy a calm schedule then this is the wedding venue in Cornwall for you. It is like a wedding photographer’s paradise. So trust me that you won’t be left disappointed. It might not be a wedding venue in Cornwall by the sea but it offers you gorgeous grasslands, shimmering ponds, and tree-covered woodlands.
It’s like being on a set of a fairytale. Yes, maybe I digress a little – Chycara offers you the ability to stay in some of its wonderful lodges amongst the woodland, a ceremony on the water, and a reception full of light.
Email Address – email@example.com
Phone Number – 01872865447
Website – https://chycara.co.uk/weddings/
How To Get There
Chycara is located at – Chycara House, Chyreen Lane, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6LN.
By Road – First of all, you’ll want to head for Truro. Once there head onto the A39 towards the Playing place. You’ll approach two roundabouts with a Shell garage on your left. At the second roundabout take the third exit onto Chyreen Lane. Continue on this road for roughly 2 miles and the venue will be on your right (just after the ford).
By Train – You’ll need to get a train to Truro Station from there you’ll need to get a taxi which should only take about 15 mins.
Are you after some true elegance and glam? Then maybe this wedding venue in Cornwall is the place for you. If your heart is also set on tradition but unable to find a venue with its own church, then look no further – Boconnoc estate has an 800-year-old church and a country house steeped in history.
This hidden gem is an absolute must to come and browse, the grounds and the country house make a grand backdrop for a wedding.
Email Address – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number – 01208 872 507
Website – https://www.boconnoc.com/weddings-cornwall/
How To Get There
By Road –
Boconnoc is located at – The Estate Office, Boconnoc, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0RG.
By Road – A30 to Bodmin.
At Bodmin come off the A30 and follow signs for the A38 to Liskeard. Stay on the A38.
2 miles approx. after Bodmin Parkway Station, turn right (signposted to East and West Taphouse and Looe/Polperro – B3359). Continue to the “T” junction.
Turn left onto A390, and go to East Taphouse. Turn RIGHT onto B3359 signed Looe/Polperro & Boconnoc). Approximately 1 mile along the B3359 take the 1st right signed Boconnoc (with a tiny sign). Then take an immediate left signed Boconnoc and 1st right about 1/3 of a mile down the road signed Boconnoc.
Go to the crossroad with the lodge by the gate where the sign says Boconnoc, Private Road. Drive straight through there and follow the signs to Boconnoc which take you along the road round to the left, down a long straight drive to a tall stone obelisk.
Follow the road round to the left, past another lodge, and straight down the hill until you get to the main house. At the white gate turn right and follow the signs for the Estate Office.
Yes another castle, I might just be in love with the grand settings of castles. But this wedding venue in Cornwall is a gem you don’t want to miss. Let’s set the scene, you enter down a long narrow road with rolling hills abundant in trees and wildlife, you approach the 1698 grand castle (it even has its own pool) and all of this is exclusively yours.
Oh my, I almost forget one of the main features of Pentille Castle. If the countryside view wasn’t enough you even get to overlook the Tamar.
Wedding Coordinator – Chrissie
Email Address – email@example.com
Phone Number – 01579 350 044
Website – https://www.pentillie.co.uk/weddings
How To Get There
Pentille Castle is Located at – Paynters Cross, St. Mellion, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6QD.
By Road – If you’re going by car you’ll find it just off of the A388. Coming from Exeter you’ll stay you’ll approach from the A30 or the A38 coming from Bodmin. All very straightforward. for both approaches, you’ll want to head for the A388 and head towards Cargreen. Once approaching the turning for Cargreen you’ll find the venue on the left after about 400 meters.
It is not likely that you will find a wedding venue in Cornwall like Polhawn Fort, as it is simply one of a kind. A Napoleonic fort that sits just above the tideline. You not only get the choice of getting married in the fort or outside you also have your own private beach.
It is down quite a few steep steps but those steps are worth every penny. A perfect place to escape to and live your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If getting married in a secluded spot is what you dream of, by the sea then this really is the place for you.
Email Address – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number – 017528922864
Website – https://polhawnfort.com
How To Get There
Polhawn is located at – Rame Head, Nr Torpoint, Cornwall, PL10 1LL, UK.
People using sat nav don’t go by the postcode but use Military Road as the destination.
By Road – If you’re going by car along the A38 (from either Plymouth or Liskerard direction) you want to head towards Trerulefoot Roundabout then take the turning for the A374. Continue on the A374 for roughly 7 miles, where there will be a sharp right-hand turn onto the B3247 heading towards Milbrook.
Follow the road round (passing Tregantle Fort) until you see a sign directing you to Whitsand Bay. Keep on this road for just over 3 miles and the entranceway will be on your right (this can easily be missed). The Fort is a further half a mile drive from the entrance.
If you’re travelling by train the closest station is Plymouth. From here you can get a taxi to the fort.
The Orangery offers you 865 acres of land. Can you imagine that? I can’t right now. But yes that’s what The Orangery has to offer. It is nestled in the formal gardens of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.
The setting is picture-perfect. Overlooking the beautiful historic Italian gardens and water feature which is surrounded by pebbled beaches and an unspoiled coastline. It really has the best of both.
Email Address – email@example.com
Phone Number – 01752822586
Website – https://www.theorangerymountedgcumbe.co.uk
How To Get There
The Orangery is located at – Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cornwall, PL10 1HZ
By Road – If you’re going by car along the A38 (from either Plymouth or Liskerard direction) you want to head towards Trerulefoot Roundabout then take the turning for the A374.
Continue on the A374 for roughly 7 miles, where there will be a sharp right-hand turn onto the B3247 heading towards Millbrook. Continue on towards and through Millbrook staying on the B3247. Carry on the B3247 for roughly 3 miles and The Orangery will be on your right.
If you’re travelling by train the closest station is Plymouth. From there you can get a taxi to the Cremyll ferry crossing. After the ferry crossing, you’ll find your destination on your left after a short walk.
Now, Lusty Glaze is a true beach wedding venue in Cornwall. When you think beach wedding this is it! The absolute best venue if you want the venue to be sitting bang on the beach.
Imagine being able to watch the sunset on a gorgeous summer’s day in all your glam. The perfect day can’t get any better than that. But do bear in mind it can be a little tricky to get down the steep steps to the venue.
Wedding Coordinators – Vikki, Naomi and Lauren
Email Address – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number – 01637 872444
Website – https://www.lustyglaze.co.uk
How To Get There
Lusty Glaze is set in a little cove with a car park situated at the top –
Lusty Glaze Beach, Lusty Glaze Road, Newquay TR7 3AD.
By Road – Coming from the A30 you need to take the exit onto the A39 heading towards the A392/ Newquay follow this road for a further 4 miles until you come to a roundabout. Take the exit for North Way/ A3058 to continue on the A3058 going through 2 roundabouts until you come to a junction at the end of the road. You turn right onto Lusty Glaze Road after 500m your destination will be on your left-hand side.
By Train – The closest train station is Newquay Station, from there you can get a taxi to the venue (it should only take between 5 and 10 minutes).
Have you ever wanted to have a three-gun salute fired for you? Yes, you! This can be arranged for your wedding at Pendennis Castle. If it is a yes from you then you’re in the right place. Maybe you crave even more excitement. So, how about a firework display over the castle to really finish your day off in style?
Located in Falmouth, Pendennis castle overlooks the turquoise bay, and wow the views are stunning. Everywhere you look you can see the sea. Take a look at this must-see wedding venue in Cornwall!
Email Address – PendennisHospitality@english-heritage.org.uk
Website – https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/venue-hire/weddings/wedding-venue-finder/weddings-pendennis-castle/
How To Get There
Pendennis Castle is located at – Castle Drive, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4LP.
By Car – If you are travelling by car; the castle is out on Pendennis Headland (Castle Drive), approx 1 mile South East of Falmouth. The castle is well signposted with plenty of signposts just follow the brown & white castle signs.
By Train – The closest train station is Falmouth Docks,a 20 min walk away or a five-minute taxi ride mile.
Have you dreamed of getting married in the middle of nowhere? Well, maybe it’s not quite that remote, but The Green sure has the setting to be. Rolling landscape, a luxury barn, quaint cottages and a venue packed full of character – you’ll never want to leave.
Ok, maybe you will want to leave for a very short while, so you can go and get some jaw-dropping photos of you both on the rugged landscape of Bodmin Moor!
Email address – email@example.com
Phone Number – 01579362253
Website – https://www.thegreencornwall.co.uk/weddings/
How To Get There
The Green is located at – Netherton, Upton Cross, Liskeard PL14 5BD.
By Car – The Green is in close proximity to both the A30 and A38. If you are coming from Exeter continue on the A30 for approx 40 miles. Take the B3254/A388 exit towards Callington/ Liskeard/ Launceston/ Bude/ A390 At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the B3254.
Follow the B3254 for approximately 7.4 miles until you reach Upton Cross. You’ll pass through South Petherwin and Darley. At the crossroads in Upton Cross (with the school on your right), turn left – signposted for Rilla Mill.
After a mile, on your left, you’ll see a sign for The Green, House and Cottages and one saying ‘Netherton’. Turn left here. At the T junction at the top turn right, following signs for Netherton.
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