Wedding at St Mawes Castle, Cornwall

St Mawes stands in front of its commanding view across the bay
A dining table laid in St Mawes Castle, with bright pinks and greens decorating the walls

Say 'I do' at Henry VIII's most attractive and best preserved coastal castle.

Contact Loraine Matthews or Trenton Spear

01326 310 106 / 01326 310 100 

StMawesHospitality@english-heritage.org.uk

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This charming and romantic castle in a magical setting above the sea makes St Mawes castle a winner for couples looking for a fairytale location for their wedding day.

St Mawes Garrison Mess Room

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You arrive at St Mawes Castle across an ancient bridge, before passing through a mighty arched doorway, topped by the Tudor coat of arms. A royal lion and griffin look down to welcome you and your guests as you enter this charming castle.

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Your Coordinator

I am very proud to say that I have been working with couples and their suppliers helping to ensure that they have the very best day possible since Pendennis Castle was first licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies in 1998. I have of course worked with many couples over the years and have a wealth of experience but never take for granted the pleasure of working at such an important and loved Cornish landmark that is Pendennis Castle.
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Loraine Matthews
Hospitality Manager Pendennis Castle

I've been lucky enough to work at beautiful Pendennis Castle since 2000, and started working as part of the Hospitality team in 2003. It's been a privilege to help plan and coordinate weddings and events at Pendennis and St Mawes Castles for hundreds of couples and no two weddings have ever been the same!

Trenton Spear
Hospitality Coordinator - Pendennis Castle

A newly married couple infront of St Mawe Castle.
A floral decoration on the archway of Pendennis.
A collection of flowers.
A view of the upper gun room ready for a wedding ceremony.
A marquee set up at St Mawes Castle overlooking the sea.

How can anyone not want to wed here! It is PERFECT in every way. Queen of my own castle for one day. Trenton was professional, he did a superb job. Gold star, faultless service by all involved. Can’t thank Trenton for his services or rate him enough as he was spot on all day. Excellent service, it ran like clockwork. Thank you Trenton. St Mawes Castle is a stunning venue for a wedding ceremony. Perfect in every way, it gave us our best day ever.

Mr and Mrs Hamblett
St Mawes Castle, August 2015

St Mawes Castle is the perfect venue for a magical wedding. The service we received was outstanding and we couldn’t have asked for a better day. All thanks to Loraine!

Mr and Mrs Tringham
St Mawes Castle, May 2015

St Mawes Castle was the perfect venue and Loraine was the best support we could wish for our wedding. We had a magical day. Thank you!

Mr and Mrs Lampard
St Mawes Castle, April 2015

Excellent value for money - for the location and the package chosen. Overall décor on the day was superb. Loraine, Trenton and all the staff we had contact with were professional, friendly - fab! English Heritage offered a good and varied selection of not only packages, but food packages etc and were always happy to discuss ideas. Being able to have our wedding at such a beautiful, historic setting, at an affordable price was our dream come true! Loraine was amazing from start to finish - her support and fun-loving personality really shone through! Breath-taking views, fantastic bespoke service from start to finish - all made for the best wedding day you could ask for!

Mr and Mrs Wickham
St Mawes Castle, July 2015

The lovely location and the great service. We would not hesitate to do it again there! Thank you very much for our great wedding! We and our guests loved the fantastic location. We were all very happy! And a special thanks to Trenton Spear, who was our contact every time for all the questions we had during our preparations from Germany!

Mr and Mrs Gröning
St Mawes Castle, June 2015
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