The stunning scenery of the SE Cornish coast & countryside, makes for the most magical backdrop to one of the most important days of your life… the day you stand before friends & family; to share the love for your partner, as two become one.
From a traditional wedding & reception in one of our hotels, to the grandeur of a local stately home… a rustic barn-style wedding or elopement, to a gathering in an historic Cornish pub… there’s something for every style & budget.
Talland Bay Hotel, located between Looe & Polperro, has the most amazing coastal location for your special day. The property prides itself on being a country house hotel by the sea, and offers a very polished venue to entrust with your wedding or ceremony. First class accommodation & an accomplished brigade in the kitchen, together with many years of experience hosting weddings… means you will be in very safe hands with the team at Talland Bay,
“We have a dining area with antique wood panelling with French doors leading out to a patio, and a flourishing garden—presenting the best sea view in the West Country. To top this off our double AA Rosette wedding menus are utterly delicious, and we stock a range of gins, whiskies, wines, ciders, and craft beers. And if the best man is the dog, they can come too!”
Quick Facts: As a licensed wedding venue, with sublime accommodation, Talland Bay Hotel has a lot to offer, in addition to its magical coastal location. The 13th century Talland Church is just up the road for those looking for a traditional church wedding ahead of your wedding breakfast/reception at the Hotel itself.
Hannafore Point Hotel has long been a favourite choice for events & weddings in Looe. With commanding views across Looe Bay and towards the Island and Rame Head. Offering extensive accommodation, indoor pool & spa, Hannafore Point offers the full package for a traditional wedding & reception. You are given support throughout by a designated manager to hand-hold you through every detail in the the planning stages.
“Because we realise that your wedding day is one of the most important and exciting days of your lives, our senior management team personally attend to all of the details surrounding your perfect day, offering to help and advise when needed, and are on hand throughout the day to ensure it runs smoothly.”
Quick Facts: As a licensed wedding venue, you can hold your ceremony and reception/wedding breakfast at the Hotel; a designated manager will be your point of contact throughout. Saint Nicolas Church and Riverside United Church are within walking distance if you are holding a church service ahead of your celebration. Plenty of parking and walking distance into Looe with all of the harbour’s attractions.
The Gate offers the best of both worlds. Set amongst the rolling Cornish countryside, within its own extensive gardens, yet within easy reach of the coastline & beach at Talland. The Gate is equidistance between Looe & Polperro, so perfect for friends & family wishing to make the most of being in Cornwall. Owners Rich & Jonny are the perfect hosts and will look after you from the moment you walk through the gates of The Gate, to the moment you depart as newly weds.
“With three different licensed areas to get married at The Gate we can cater for intimate weddings to those wanting a bigger celebration of up to 150 guests. The venue will be exclusively yours and we want you to feel completely relaxed and truly enjoy this special time with your family and friends.”
Quick Facts: The three licensed wedding venues with the beautiful grounds; sumptuous accommodation and the historic Talland Church just 2 miles away make The Gate a very popular wedding venue since extensive renovations in 2019. The personal hands-on support from Rich & Jonny really make The Gate a special and welcoming place, tucked away from it all for privacy in a little haven of tranquility.
Something A Little Different
Little Barn is a beautifully appointed restaurant, which transforms into a stunning venue for your special day. Perfectly located with easy access & parking for all your guests, together with exceptional quality of food from the kitchen brigade – Little Barn sets itself apart.
“Nestled on the outskirts of Looe, with views over the Millendreath Valley towards the coast, Little Barn is beautifully decorated & exudes luxury. The relaxed atmosphere will enable you & your guests to enjoyed every moment of your special day. Our licensed venue is idyllic & secluded, set in beautiful Cornish countryside. We are a family-run business so you will receive a bespoke service with every need catered for.”
Quick Facts: Little Barn opened its doors in 2022 and is a beautiful venue. The family owners have many years of experience with weddings which were previously held in marquees on the site. The historic church of St. Martin is located just 1/2 mile down to the road if you are looking for a religious ceremony. Whilst Little Barn does not have its own accommodation, being close to Looe there is an abundance of places to stay from Hotels to B&Bs, Glamping to Self Catering; all within 1-2 miles.
The Copley Arms is located in the SE Cornwall village of Hessenford; a beautiful pub which dates back to the 17th century. If you are looking for a venue which is less formal & more intimate, let Amanda and her team look after you.
“Here at The Copley, we are a family run business and work hand in hand to make your wedding day both special & memorable. We have an event organiser who will work with you, from the moment you choose to hold you day with us. We can help with every aspect from the local church or venue in which you say ‘I Do’, down to flowers for the table – we are here to take the stress away.”
Quick Facts: The Copley Arms, and its setting in the little village of Hessenford (close to the Seaton valley) are picture perfect . The village church of St. Anne is just a short walk away and the local registrar can also arranged just 15 mins away in Liskeard. The bride, groom & immediate family can be accommodated, onsite, with the Copley’s own 4 B&B rooms.
Looe Harbour Weddings From holding your wedding photos at the end of Looe’s iconic Banjo Pier, to saying you vows in the Looe Harbour Heritage Centre, this really is a special opportunity for those who want the ultimate nautical setting for your wedding or ceremony.
“Are you planning a wedding or renewal of vows? Would you love your special day to be in the heart of your own very special place – Looe! We have a choice of options available”.
Quick Facts: The team at Looe Harbour Weddings are here to help make the most of Looe’s special setting & facilities along the harbour. With both St. Nicolas and Riverside United Church located on the harbour in West Looe, and working in partnership with Ceremonies by Amanda, a local celebrant, you really can make your special day uniquely yours. There is also the opportunity to use the Quayside Centre, in West Looe, to hold your reception with outside catering.
Rural & Rustic Elegance
Trenderway is located near the village of Pelynt, just minutes from both Looe & Polperro. Event Manger Cathryn takes great care in working with you to create both a memorable & special day in this beautiful corner of Cornwall.
“Trenderway is a luxury barn wedding venue, set in 200 acres of wooded farmland in a pretty hidden valley just a mile or two inland from Polperro. We have beautifully restored 18th Century farm buildings and oak floored, whitewashed-walled barns in stunning grounds. There’s luxury barn-conversion accommodation for your immediate wedding party, ranged around a gently sloping courtyard and farmhouse.”
Quick Facts: In addition to being a licensed venue itself, there are a number of picture-perfect Cornish churches, including nearby St Nun church in Pelynt. Trenderway’s own luxury B&B has 7 guest rooms, sleeping 14 – just perfect for the couple of the hour and the nearest & dearest. Plenty to explore locally in Looe & Polperro to extend your time in Cornwall too.
Kilminorth is located in the most amazing natural setting, cocooned by ancient woodlands & not far from the banks of the West Looe river. With fantastic facilities for both your wedding & accommodation, it’s a unique venue that can cater for both grand & intimate style occasions.
“Nestled in the heart of Looe, surrounded by 32 acres of countryside, Kilminorth boasts an orchard, wild meadows, enchanting woods and 15 gorgeous Cornish cottages. Enjoy a breathtaking outdoor ceremony, surrounded by nature around the altar, situated in an intimate stone-walled paddock. We also have stunning indoor licensed areas which are perfect for more intimate weddings.”
Quick Facts – Kilminorth have both indoor & outdoor licensed areas for your ceremony. You are also close (within 10 mins) of Looe’s churches of St. Nicolas, Riverside United & St. Martin. You can build your wedding within a longer stay as the cottages make for a relaxing holiday, either side of your wedding day. Fantastic family facilities, include a large swimming pool and acres of woodland & walks to explore.
Lycott Glamping – this award-winning glamping site, situated near the village of Widegates (just 10 mins from Looe) opens for weddings in 2023 for the first time. Within rolling-countryside all around, Lydcott will provide couples with an intimate setting amongst nature – just the perfect spot for a rustic-chic style wedding, created your way with the support of owner Emma and family.
“Whether you’re looking for an outdoor rustic-style occasion, or a more formal sit-down affair in stunning surroundings – we’re here for you. With accommodation on site for up to 28 guests in 7 luxury glamping cabins, all with magnificent sea views, we’d love to make your wedding dreams come true. Customise your event with the option to have your intimate ceremony and wedding breakfast on site (either in a marquee or for smaller groups make use of our rustic shelter), or simply choose our accommodation-only option to share our magical space with your nearest and dearest before and after the main event elsewhere.”
Quick Facts – Although Lydcott does not have a wedding license, you are nearby to the churches in St. Martin and also Hessenford (the nearest registry office is just 15 mins away in Liskeard too). The 7 luxury wooden glamping pods onsite are well equipped and provide accommodation for up to 28 guests, so just perfect (and other nearby accommodation, beaches, Looe & Polperro and the SW Coastal path are right on the doorstep too).
The Cow Shed is nestled in the beautiful rolling countryside of SE Cornwall, near the dramatic coastline of the Rame Peninsula. The Cow Shed is a relaxed and intimate venue in which the very caring owner, Sarah, is dedicated to creating a bespoke wedding experience with you front of mind.
“Our beautifully restored Cow Shed, Old Milking Parlour and 18th century farmhouse will bring unique intimacy to your wedding, set within an acre of gorgeous grounds. To ensure you get the most out of your wedding, the entire venue is available for exclusive hire, with our fantastic team always on hand to make sure you have a memorable day”
Quick Facts: The Cow Shed really is a unique venue. A magical setting, caring owner and wonderful facilities, including onsite accommodation in an 18th century farm house B&B, bring a holistic feeling to your special day. You can choose to have your ceremony onsite or the area is dotted with parish churches, including the ancient church at Rame. Guests can explore nearby Mount Edgcumbe country park, you can learn to surf at Whitsand Bay or walk a section of the SW Coastal Path.
Stately Homes, Manors & Castles
Treludwell is located between Polperro & Polruan/Fowey & is the most stunning Cornish property. For those looking to host a larger wedding, with up to 220 guests, Tredudwell Manor has expansive private grounds, onsite accommodation & magical vistas…. so many boxes are immediately being ticked.
“Tredudwell Manor is an exquisite 18th century country manor house set in its own peaceful gardens and woodlands, its elevated position is ideal to admire the breath-taking views stretching out to Cornwall’s Heritage Coastline and the blue sparkling sea beyond. The perfect location for couples looking for romance and picture-perfect panoramas to make your wedding day truly special!”
Quick Facts – In addition to three licensed venues within the grounds of Tredudwell, the magnificent parish church of St. Wyllow is just 5 mins away and the St. Ildierna church, in Lansallos, is just a short drive as well. 7 ensuite B&B rooms can accommodate up to 18 guests – perfect for the special couple and immediate family & friends. Polperro, Polruan & Fowey are within easy reach for exploring.
Boconnoc Estate Between the towns of Liskeard & Lostwithiel, the Bocconoc Estate offers a majestic mixture of parkland, lakes, monuments & even its own deer park. With beautifully appointed accommodation, various areas for civil ceremonies and even its own church, you will be truly spoilt for choice of where to say I Do.
“Set in the heart of a private and historic Cornish estate, Boconnoc House is the perfect location for your wedding. With accommodation for 54 guests across Boconnoc House and the cottages, multiple settings for civil and humanist ceremonies as well as its own 800-year-old Church – Boconnoc is a blank canvas for you to create your own unique wedding without having to leave the estate.”
Quick Facts – You can be wandering the deer park on the morning of your wedding, strolling through the manicured gardens or enjoying the sumptuous accommodation. There really is everything you need without even venturing to the ‘outside world’, you will feel truly cocooned within the beauty of this majestic Cornish estate. From its own church, guest bedrooms, acres to explore – what more could you want?
Pentillie Castle One of Cornwall’s truly grand estates – set in an idyllic setting, close to the Tamar River. Whilst both name & images conjure up the sense of grandeur, Pentillie is also an intimate wedding venue and perfect for ceremonies both small & large.
“Pentillie Castle is an impressive country house set within a large private family estate, on the Cornish banks of the River Tamar. It is yours exclusively for your wedding celebrations, including its 11 individually styled bedrooms, accommodating up to 22 of your closest friends and family.Though grand in the name, the Castle is incredibly intimate by nature, offering the perfect venue for a romantic elopement, an intimate wedding for up to 22 or a small gathering for up to 60 (with up to 40 additional evening guests). For larger celebrations, there are a number of incredible and inspirational spaces for a marquee
Quick Facts – In addition to the licensed venues within Pentillie Castle’s estate, nearby St. Mellion & St. Dominic offer a number of options for your church weddings too. For golf lovers, one of the UK’s top courses, St. Mellion Golf & Country Club, is but a short distance. For Plymothians looking to tie the knot in neighbouring Cornwall, Pentillie is just a short drive across Tamar.
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