Best Cornwall Wedding Venues
The Definitive Guide to the Best Wedding Venues in Cornwall in 2024.
I’ve been a Cornwall wedding photographer for over 10 years now, so you could say that ‘I’ve been there and done that’. Which means I can give you the best recommendations for the best wedding venues in Cornwall.
Cornwall is famous for its beaches and some of these venues have that dreamy location vibe overlooking the ocean. But Cornwall also has a lot more to offer when it comes to wedding venues. From the ease and beauty of countryside venues as well as the cool & quirky alternative spots, elopement venues, manor houses, castles and barns. There is somewhere for all tastes and budgets as I bring you the best Cornwall wedding venues.
I’ve included everything from beachfront hotels, working farms, and posh country houses to big open DIY spaces, cosy waterside restaurants and even a rainforest in this awesome list of the very best wedding venues in Cornwall.
I’ve added the venues from where I’ve most recently photographed, so scroll on and take your pick! There are also examples from weddings I’ve shot linked under each one to give you a good idea of how the venue will look in your wedding photos.
One of my favourite wedding venues to photograph, Boconnoc is among the most spectacular stately homes in Cornwall.
Boconnoc is available for exclusive hire for 1, 2 or 3-night weddings and offers several unique ceremony locations, both indoor and outdoor. It is the outdoor spaces that make Bococcon unique. The dramatic Georgian Bath House, the beautiful Dorothy Garden and the enchanting woodland glade.
There is also accommodation for up to 54 guests.
GET INSPIRED: Amber & Robin’s Boconnoc House Wedding
MORE INFO: https://www.boconnoc.com/
The Green Cornwall
A luxury wedding venue in the heart of Cornwall with exclusive use and accommodation. It has a bohemian charm and is surrounded by lush greenery.
With two outdoor and two indoor ceremony locations, the Green provides the perfect canvas for however you want your wedding
GET INSPIRED: Jen & Caz’s Green Cornwall Wedding
MORE INFO: https://www.thegreencornwall.co.uk/
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Heligan is a beautiful and unique wedding venue. Their gardens may be large, but the weddings are intimate. you can hold your ceremony, dinner and reception for up to 50 guests.
They only host a limited number of weddings per year so you can expect the ultimate rustic garden experience from their dedicated team.
The Lost Gardens are also a photographer’s dream as there are so many stunning locations for some epic portraits. With Flora’s Green, the Walled Gardens, and the Jungle.
GET INSPIRED: Emma & Bruce – Lost Gardens of Heligan Wedding
Nancarrow Farm is nestled in a picturesque valley near Truro.
The venue is chosen by many because of its beautiful country setting, rustic feel and delicious food cooked by their in-house catering team.
You can get married in their beautifully restored Hay Barn and celebrate in the Old Mill Barn that can seat upto 130 guests.
GET INSPIRED: Tara & Dean’s Nancarrow Farm Wedding
MORE INFO: https://www.nancarrowfarm.co.uk/
Knightor Winery is a rustic wedding venue in Cornwall and close to the South Coast of the county.
The working winery provides the perfect backdrop for those looking for the ultimate Cornish celebration. You have the option of getting married in the 18th century barn which is is an inspiring space with plenty of rustic appeal. Or the outside arbour which embraces the romantic nature of the surrounding wildflowers.
With the option of formally seating up to 90 day guests and hosting up to 150 evening guests, you can choose between an all out celebration or a more intimate occasion. And the winery kitchen are passionate about championing the very best local and seasonal produce.
GET INSPIRED: Emma Tom’s Knightor Winery Wedding
MORE INFO: https://www.knightor.com/weddings
The Greenbank Hotel
Overlooking Falmouth harbour, the Greenbank Hotel is one of my favourite wedding venues to photograph.
It has a chilled-out, luxe vibe, and I love shooting there. The team are excellent and the hotel offers several options for your wedding. The latest being the harbourside marquee which is as close to the water as you can probably get for your ‘I Do’s‘
GET INSPIRED: Natalie & Steve’s Greenbank Hotel Wedding
MORE INFO: https://greenbank-hotel.co.uk/weddings/
Carbis Bay Hotel
If you want to get married on the beach, then Carbis Bay Hotel is your wedding venue.
At Carbis Bay they have twelve separate areas that are licensed for ceremonies, including the beach. They also have a garden pavilion, function suites inside the main house, and a cosy coastal Inn.
From classic to quirky, small and intimate to grand and lavish, at Carbis Bay, your wedding can be expertly tailored to your wishes.
GET INSPIRED: Rebecca & Jack’s Carbis Bay Wedding
MORE INFO: https://www.carbisbayhotel.co.uk/weddings
Little Oak Cornwall
Little Oak Cornwall is a countryside wedding venue near to Newquay in Cornwall.
Located on a family farm, the site has a beautiful rural landscape full of fields and farming life, and a short drive from stunning North Coast beaches.
The venue is blank canvas and has the space and the scenery to make your occasion memorable.
GET INSPIRED: Jess & Simon’s Little Oak Cornwall Wedding
MORE INFO: https://www.littleoakcornwall.co.uk/
Cornish Camels is set on the breathtakingly beautiful Lizard Peninsula in South Cornwall and really is a magical location for weddings.
The 16th century Rosuick Organic Farm is home to three licensed venues: The Corn Chamber; The Wagon House and The Camel Centre, providing facilities for up to 200 guests indoors and unlimited guests outdoors.
It is the perfect venue for making your day bespoke and unique, and yes there are camels there.
GET INSPIRED: Amy & Sam’s Labyrinth Themed Wedding
MORE INFO: https://cornishcamels.com/