So, it's time! Congratulations, you're engaged and you're looking for a unique venue in Cornwall to get married! I bet you can't wait?! I understand that this must be one of the most exciting times of your life... but also quite daunting. Where do you even start? With so many incredible locations to choose from all over the world, the country and the county of Cornwall itself, it can be difficult to choose.
I imagine that if you've clicked through to this blog post, it means that you're pretty interested in getting married in Cornwall! I'm a bit biased, but if I were you, I couldn't think of a better place ;) We've got so much to choose from in terms of venues in Cornwall - from beaches, to castles, to forests, the choice is endless. But why would you want a unique wedding venue? Maybe you've attended 10 weddings in the past two years, and the idea of a hotel wedding puts you right off? Maybe you're super outdoorsy (like me!) and you're craving a more adventurous day? Or maybe you're interested in having a more intimate day, for just close friends and family? Or perhaps you've decided to omit the big party, and just elope?!
To make the process a bit easier, or even just to get your imagination flowing, I've put together a list of 8 very unique wedding venue's in Cornwall!
WILD TIPI CORNWALL
Wild Tipi are a new and exciting venture in Cornwall, offering couples the chance to pitch up an enormous tipi pretty much anywhere! They’ll decorate it all for you, and make it an experience of a life time. www.wildtipi.co.uk
If you love an epic backdrop, I highly recommend looking into Boho Cornwall in St Just, located just a few minutes away from the famous Botallack mines. Boho Cornwall are elopement specialists, so if you’re looking for the perfect place to run away just the two of you, Boho might just be the perfect place for you! https://www.bohocornwall.co.uk
LUSTY GLAZE BEACH
Lusty Glaze is one of the most beautiful beaches in North Cornwall, and being 100% private means that you could hire out the entire beach all to yourselves! They even have a wedding license, meaning you wouldn’t have to go to a registry office first, you can get officially married right on the beach. What’s not to love? Plus, if you’re coming from up country, Lusty Glaze is only a short drive away from Newquay Airport, making it one of the most convenient wedding locations in Cornwall! www.lustyglaze.co.uk
One of the most iconic spots in Cornwall, why not get married right here? Unlike Lusty Glaze, you’ll have to legalize your marriage at a registry office first, but my friends “The Cornish Celebrants” would be able to provide you with a beautiful, personalized ceremony, including poetry readings, spiritual or religious readings, or any other rituals you’d like! www.cornishcelebrants.co.uk
A MINE STACK
This venue is totally unique, and is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before (which gets me super, duper excited!). The Stack is a former 19th century engine house with a pared-back, rustic feel to it. It sleeps up to six people, meaning if you wanted to have your closest family with you, you could. The venue itself doesn’t hold a wedding license, but is surrounded by numerous chapels and churches, or you can choose to get married in a registry office first, and have a ceremony at the Stack on your big day! https://www.uniquehomestays.com/weddings/uk/cornwall/trelion/the-stack/ceremonies
A PRINCESS CASTLE
Let’s take a second here and all agree that this might just be the most breathtaking wedding setting ever! Caerhays Castle is surrounded by 140 acres of garden, and comes complete with sea views. I would highly recommend thinking about a spring wedding at Caerhays, because the flowers are unlike anything I’ve ever seen before! You can legally marry at Caerhays, and the estate can welcome up to 250 guests. www.caerhays.co.uk
CLIFF SIDE WEDDING
This isn’t a specific venue, but I wanted to throw this idea in anyway because why not embrace the beautiful cliffs we have surrounding the county, and have a small ceremony surrounded by your nearest and dearest? The Cornish Celebrants could step in here once again.
Trebah has to be one of the most beautiful gardens in Cornwall (and there are many of them!) but the advantage of Trebah is it’s approved for small, intimate civil ceremonies, and can welcome up to 35 guests! So if you’re looking for a small, but breathtaking venue with views on the Helford River, this might just be the place for you. http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/