Getting Married in Cornwall Where to get Married in Cornwall
For couples planning a wedding or getting married in Cornwall this site will be invaluable. Cornwall is one of the finest areas in the UK to get married. There are fantastic venues for civil ceremonies; hotels, castles, a fort and stately homes even an underground cave aswell as some of the world's finest beaches where couples can enjoy some quality time together during their wedding day.
The natural beauty Cornwall has to offer has led to a steady increase in the numbers of people getting married in Cornwall, on average there are over 3500 weddings in the county. One of the main reasons is the fabulous locations which Cornwall has to offer that make amazing backdrops for wedding photography.
Cornwall has a wide and varied range of premises where you can get married. Whether you want a top class hotel that will cater to your every desire, or something a little alternative like a tudor castle, a napoleonic fort, or maybe even a stately home, we like to think that Cornwall has something to suit every bride and bride groom.
You can also choose from 11 Register Offices based around the county. For couples wishing to marry and have a religious ceremony Cornwall has some fabulous churches throughout the county. We have an extensive listing of churches in Cornwall with contact details.
Here's the information you need; Where to get married, churches, civil weddings, civil partnerships, reception venues, venues licened for civil ceremonies bridal wear and wedding dress suppliers in Cornwall,wedding photographers, cars, balloons, entertainment in Cornwall, legal requirements, brides father's role, role of bestman, bridesmaids, bride, brides mother, ushers, flower girls, page boys. Wedding speeches, advice and ideas that will help your wedding day be one to remember for the right reasons.
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Boconnoc Estate at Lostwithiel in Cornwall has a church in the estate grounds for couples wanting a religious wedding ceremony. The location is spacious with plenty of room for a marquee for wedding receptions or the reception can be held in Boconnoc House. It's a great wedding venue to get married in Cornwall. This photograph of the bride and groom surrounded by their wedding guests is by Cornwall photographers Shah Photography.
Carbis Bay Hotel is near St Ives in Cornwall and caters for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Carbis Bay Hotel is licensed for civil weddings and partnerships and overlooks Carbis Bay beach. This photo was taken in the spacious conservatory by Cornwall photographer Pervaiz Shah LSWPP. If you would like to get married near St Ives the Carbis Bay Hotel is a very popular wedding venue for weddings in St Ives Cornwall
This photograph was taken on the beach at Crackington Haven on the north Cornwall coast. There are churches and civil reception facilities at Crackington Haven but bear in mind the coastline is very rugged not like south west Cornwall with its beautiful beaches. Photo by: Cornish Photographer
The groom photographed before the wedding ceremony in Falmouth, with Falmouth Harbour in the background. Falmouth has an abundance of locations both religious and civil for wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Fistral Beach, Newquay in Cornwall is near The Headland Hotel, The Atlantic Hotel two of the leading wedding venues in Newquay.
Gunwalloe Cove near Helston has a church which is very nearly on the beach. A lovely location for a religious wedding ceremony in Cornwall with a beach very nearby and great sea views. Lots of free parking available.
Gwithian Beach near Hayle in Cornwall; known as the surfers paradise has sand dunes, sea views over St Ives Bay a lighthouse plus the beach at Godrevy with great rocks. The Sandsifter is close to the beach and is available for weddings.
A stunning photograph of the bride and groom silhouetted against a fabulous sunset at Lands End by our featured wedding photographer in Cornwall Pervaiz Shah of Shah Photography.
Bride photographed on Lusty Glaze beach near Newquay, Cornwall
Bride and groom photographed on Mawgan Porth beach after their wedding reception at nearby Bedruthan Steps Hotel located near Newquay.
Padstow is famous for its restaurants and its beautiful harbour featured in this stunning photograph by Pervaiz Shah a leading Cornish photographer. Padstow is a great place to get married in Cornwall with hotels and accommodation for wedding guests to enjoy a holiday aswell as a wedding.
Pencarrow House is located near Bodmin set in beautifully kept grounds and available for wedding ceremonies and receptions. A marquee can be errected in the grounds for receptions. The woodlands make wonderful backdrops for wedding photographs especially when the blue belles are out. Photography by Cornwall Photographer
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall is a popular wedding venue which overlooks Falmouth and is licensed for civil weddings and partnerships. A castle owned by the National Trust where you can get married by candle light. The surroundings are unique and Pendennis Castle has a charm of its own. Parking is available nearby for guests.
A photo taken from the top of Polhawn Fort near Torpoint by leading Cornwall photographer. This is a Napoleonic fort overlooking the sea where you can get married outside or inside. Polhawn Fort is available for weddings on an exclusive use basis; this wedding venue has accommodation on the ground and first floors.
St Ives in Cornwall is a hugely popular destination wedding location. The beaches are some of the best in the world and there are several places to get married in St Ives including churches and hotels. Photo by St Ives Photographers Cornwall Shah Photography who have written this article on weddings in St Ives.
The St Ives beaches are very popular and draw couples from around the world to celebrate their wedding in Cornwall.
Porthtowan in Cornwall has a large beach and places like The Watering Hole and the Seiners Arms which cater for weddings.
Wedding venue Scorrier House is near Redruth in Cornwall. It is privately owned and available on an exclusive use basis. You arrange your own caterers and seating. Scorrier House is set in spacious grounds and the sweeping staircase provides a spectacular entrance for brides on their wedding day. Photo by photographers in Cornwall Shah Photography. For great wedding flowers Wedding Flowers in Cornwall.
Fabulous St Ives is the location chosen by hundreds of couples each year to get married. Get married at Tregenna Castle, Harbour Hotel the Porthminster, Carbis Bay Hotel, Pedn Olva Hotel.
Many couples enjoy having photographs taken with a backdrop of St Ives harbour; very popular with visitors to the town. The wedding venues in St Ives are excellent and very popular so early booking is advised.
Wedding venue St Mawes Castle in Cornwall is shown in the background of this wedding photograph. If you would like to get married in a Castle have a look at St Mawes Castle and Pendennis Castle they are very different venues with their own atmosphere. Photo by Cornwall Wedding Photographers Shah Photography.
The iconic Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount overlooks Marazion near Penzance. Wedding venues in Marazion include The Godolphin Arms.
Watergate Bay beach is overlooked by the Watergate Bay Hotel near Newquay which is licensed for civil weddings and partnerships. Photography by Cornwall Photographers Shah Photography