According to The Marriage Proposal Survey by Chillisauce, the most popular day to propose is Christmas Eve, followed by New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day. With all these big dates now behind us, there will be many newly engaged couples throwing themselves into the planning of their big day.
A stunning location for a wedding, here are some of our favourite venues around Cornwall to consider.
Set in beautiful countryside, close to some of Cornwall’s best beaches, Rosewarne Manor is the perfect venue for food lovers. Every wedding is tailor made to the couple and starts with the choice of food.
Weddings both large and small can be hosted here with a number of options available - from the wood panelled Connor Room, perfect for intimate parties, to the Carhell or Gwinear Rooms for larger numbers. For those requiring more space, there is also the option to erect a marquee in the beautiful grounds.
Situated in a stunning location – on a headland overlooking the English Channel - Pendennis Castle offers a truly spectacular Cornish wedding venue.
Choose to say your vows in the Royal Artillery Barracks Melville Room with stunning sea views, or opt for the Killigrew Room when accommodating larger numbers. Continue the celebrations with your reception in the castle, or opt for a marquee on the expansive lawns – providing the perfect view of the sun setting on a clear night.
Looking for a wedding venue with a difference? With its Gothic grandeur, historic atmosphere and unforgettable backdrops, Bodmin Jail offers a truly unique wedding venue in Cornwall.
Choose to get married in the former Prison Chapel or down in the jail itself, before continuing the celebrations in the Governer’s Hall. With so many fantastic locations for your photographer to make the most of, you can be sure your wedding album will be unforgettable.
Looking out over a beautiful bay, with stunning views and surroundings, the Talland Bay Hotel provides an enchanting wedding venue in Cornwall.
The perfect choice for more intimate weddings, the hotel can cater for up to 50 guests at a ceremony, with flexibility on numbers for the following celebrations. With exclusive use of the hotel available, you can be guaranteed privacy on your big day - leaving you and your guests to celebrate in style.
Enjoy panoramic views, beautiful grounds and a historical setting – a true fairy-tale style venue. Hold your ceremony in the Upper Gun Room, before heading to the lawn to enjoy reception drinks looking out over the sea beyond. Whether you choose to enjoy your reception in the atmospheric Garrison’s Mess or in a marquee in the castle’s beautifully landscaped gardens, your big day will be unforgettable.
Looking for a venue that is truly unique? Carnglaze Caverns offers the choice of four stunning locations to tie the knot, both on the surface and below it.
The ancient woodland offers a tranquil setting for your vows, whilst the Rum Store can host up to 400 guests making it ideal for large weddings. The Vine Conservatory provides the perfect choice for those seeking a more intimate venue. There is also the option to exchange vows beside the Underground Lake, lit with hundreds of tea lights - another spectacular choice.
Standing proud on a cliff top, boasting sweeping views of the Cornish Coastline below, Polhawn Fort offers a stunning wedding venue on the south coast of Cornwall.
Whether you’re going for a grand or informal feel, large or small wedding, with a choice of locations for both your ceremony and following celebrations, everyone will find their perfect option to make their big day truly special.
Fancy the idea of a romantic beach wedding in Cornwall? Look no further than Lusty Glaze.
Set in a secluded horseshoe-shaped cove on the north coast, your vows will be taken on the picturesque decking to the soundtrack of the Atlantic Ocean beyond.
Feel the sand between your toes whilst enjoying your first drinks as a married couple, before celebrating in the restaurant or a beachside marquee – the decision is yours. You can even get your guests involved in a variety of beach activities from volleyball to rounders or even a spot of surfing!