Weddings 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

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This charming castle in a magical setting above the sea makes St Mawes castle the ideal venue for couples looking for a fairytale location for their wedding day. Guests will be amazed as they cross the anicent bridge and pass through the mighty arched doorway into this picturesque castle. The castle is also one of our dog-friendly wedding venues so your canine companions can join in and be a part of your big day.

Photograph taken by Paul Keppel Photography.

Event Spaces

Ceremonies can take place in a number of rustic rooms inside the castle before you toast to your future in a marquee with the spectactular views of the Fal Esturary as your backdrop for the whole day.

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A newly married couple outside of St Mawes Castle.

Late Availability

Want a castle wedding by the sea but can't wait?

St Mawes Castle has some last minute dates available this summer. With stunning sea views and enchanting event spaces for both your ceremony and reception, it's not too late to book your wedding at the this romantic castle.

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Wedding Showcase

Join us on the Saturday 7 October between 1pm and 3 pm as we throw open the doors and discover this charming castle dressed for a wedding ceremony and meet our dedicated Hospitality Event Co-ordinators.

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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.

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

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

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

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
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