Hotel wedding venues in Cornwall
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa
It is not that they’ve put away childish things at this contemporary hotel set into the hillside above Mawgan Porth beach. It remains very family-friendly, but there is plenty for adults.
Shhh! It’s adults only at this ‘truly special’ cliff-top hotel, which, say readers this year, ‘achieves a wonderful balance of chic luxury, tranquillity and culinary delight’.
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Historic grounds tumble away from this ‘magnificent, lovingly restored’ castellated mansion on the banks for the Tamar river.
‘Expensive certainly, but it’s worth paying for quality.’
‘An eligible, self-contained gentleman’s residence, very unique. . . with every modern convenience. . .’ So Kenneth Graham describes Toad Hall, which he modelled on this Victorian mansion, a baroque extravaganza with sumptuous interiors, overlooking the Fowey estuary.
Polurrian on the Lizard
Bird’s-eye views of the Lizard peninsula, little luxuries and a relaxed air turn this cliff-top hotel into a stress-busting retreat.
The Headland Hotel
Surf’s up! Above Fistral Beach, the Armstrong family’s child- and dog-friendly hotel overlooks one of Cornwall’s surfing hotspots.
‘A very good environment.’ Whether testing the surf for the first time, or paddleboarding like an old pro, there’s a pursuit to suit at Will Ashworth’s ‘great’ beachside hotel.
In gardens and wooded acres on the banks of the Helford river, this tastefully refurbished hotel makes a reﬁned setting for a Cornish wedding. There’s a choice of wedding plans, with an option of champagne cream teas; most romantically, a commemorative tree may be planted in the grounds. To calm the nerves, bride and groom may book in to the spa for pre-wedding day pampering.
Talland Bay Hotel
‘One of our favourite hotels,’ enthuses a reader about Teresa and Kevin O’Sullivan’s quirky and luxurious cliff-top hideaway in this south Cornish seaside hamlet.
This ‘fantastic, large family home’ was repurposed a decade ago as a B&B and popular wedding venue by its owners, the Le Grice family, who have lived at Treave for seven generations.
The Old Quay House
Once the refuge of seamen, this ‘marvellously situated’ Victorian building has transformed into a stylish quayside hotel with dazzling estuary views.
A faintly bohemian B&B on the Roseland peninsula throws riotous colour and eye-catching features together in joyful combinations.
‘A different but special experience.’ Near the mouth of the Camel estuary, Paul and Lesley Stapleton have lovingly transformed their listed early 13th-century manor house into a ‘very relaxing’ B&B.
Soothing sounds of the sea, boats bobbing on the water, ‘magnificent’ vistas across Falmouth Harbour – life on the water’s edge doesn’t come much closer.