Cornwall LivingIssue #96

Be inspired

Just a few ideas to help you plan your dream Cornish wedding.

Whether your plans are well underway or you’ve yet to make a start, we’ve gathered just a few Cornish ideas to help make your dream seaside wedding a reality. Choose your venue, pick your flowers and get wedding ready – all with the help of this issue’s dedicated wedding guide!

There are some great venues, from manor houses to barns in the countryside, or perhaps a clifftop wedding will take your fancy? Decorate with beautiful Cornish bouquets and serve delicious ice cream for that extra special touch. Glam up with the experts at Demoda so that you can have flawless makeup that enhances your best features, or, for something a little more drastic, why not make the most of Aesthetic Solutions’ specialised treatments? For guests stuck on what to wear, Essa Collection provides beautiful and unique pieces with a boho chic style for a relaxed and flattering look.

However you choose to celebrate, we hope that this selection of gorgeous locations, bountiful bouquets and desirable desserts will help inspire you to plan the most unforgettable and wonderfully Cornish wedding. With stunning coastline and verdant countryside, it really couldn’t be a more romantic place to say your vows and from everyone here at Cornwall Living, we sincerely hope it’s as magical as you’ve always dreamed it will be.


Your wedding wardrobe

Essa Collection

Offering unique clothing with a bohemian chic style, Essa Collection is located in Porthleven and has a beautiful selection
of dresses, shawls and statement jewellery from around the world – providing stunning wedding attire options for a relaxed, flattering look. The collections are full of colour, texture and imagination and are often one-off designs from exotic destinations that you won’t find anywhere else! So, if you’re looking for a unique boho-chic wedding outfit then look no further than Essa Collection. To find out more, call 01326 572236 or visit the website.


A secluded setting


Located in an idyllic setting, Trevenna is a gorgeous cluster of elegant barns that create a unique wedding venue in the heart of Cornwall. Allowing guests to see everything that’s romantic about getting married in the Cornish countryside. There’s a choice of where you say your vows, from the stylish Threshing Barn with its fusion of natural stone walls and contemporary sleek fittings, outside in the open countryside under the beautiful handmade wood and slate Arbour, or in the light and airy Garden Venue, with indoor and outdoor options.


A dream venue

Beacon Crag

Just a two-minute drive from the harbour town of Porthleven, you’ll find Beacon Crag, a one-of-a-kind bed and breakfast perched on the cliffs of Cornwall’s south coast. Set within five acres of private grounds, the newly licensed wedding venue boasts staggering views across the sea and rugged cliffscape with its own access to the rocky coves below, while its terraced gardens are perfect for a marquee reception with ocean views. It’s a wildly romantic place to wed, whether the stormy seas are crashing or the sun is glinting on calm waters.


A blossoming bouquet

In Bloom

A florist for two decades, Lisa Cadman provides bespoke hand-tied bouquets and arrangements tailored to you. Lisa will take the time to discuss the various options available for your wedding, from bouquets to table centrepieces. To see her extensive collection of beautiful plants and flowers in person make sure to visit her shop in Porthleven, where she stocks a selection of locally grown flowers alongside top quality Dutch flowers as well as an unusual selection of houseplants and an eclectic mix of pots and vases.

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An individual approach

Rosewarne Manor

Looking for a venue that provides privacy, a large garden, ample parking, fair bar prices, amazing food and a highly individual approach? Look no further than Rosewarne Manor near Hayle. An experienced team with amazing feedback understands the individuality of you and your wedding, providing a very personal service and offering as much practical advice and help as you need. Licensed for ceremonies with a choice of rooms, Rosewarne Manor is ideal for daytime groups of up to 70, and up 120 in the evening.

01209 610414


Get wedding ready

Demoda Organic Hair & Beauty

Demoda provides a stress and fuss-free service for your big day, ensuring you look flawless and beautiful, for those forever images and videos. You will be laughing and sipping champagne while the team takes care of your hair and makeup. Masters of their trade, they will enhance your best features, for a look that will last from day into night. Quote ‘Cornwallbrides’ to receive £50 off your booking for three or more people. Simply give the team a call on 01209 843446.


Married at the manor

Tredudwell Manor

Located on Cornwall’s south
coast Heritage Coastline, Trudwell Manor is a handsomely refurbished Queen Anne country house surrounded by lawns and mature trees. The views are south to the sea and the temple gives you the option of a breath-taking outdoor ceremony in picture prefect grounds. The wedding pavilion is licensed for up to 220 guests and will guarantee you the best wedding in all weather. Not to mention there’s currently a special offer for 2020 Autumn weekend dates, so act fast to secure the wedding of your dreams! 


Be ready and radiant

Aesthetic Solutions

Aesthetic Solutions can help you achieve a natural and refreshed appearance on your wedding day and their Coolsculpting treatment will help you fit into the dress of your dreams perfectly! Treatments range from laser hair removal, anti-wrinkle injections and hydra facials, to electrolysis and non-surgical facelifts. The experienced team promote a friendly, calm and warm environment at the clinic where an unhurried consultation makes you feel at home. One client says: “I absolutely recommend Aesthetic Solutions and the Coolsculpting treatment!”


Desirable dessert

Mr B’s

Mr B’s classic 1970s Mk1 Transit Ice Cream Van is all kitted out to serve six delicious homemade ice creams of your choice to your guests. For two hours the team will serve unlimited portions on waffle cones or in tubs, topped with a crisp, personalised wafer and Cadbury 99 flake. With a range of 200 flavours to choose from, including dairy-free and sorbet options, Mr B’s ice cream will be a hit at your wedding. The best part is, if you book before April 2020, you can save 10% by simply quoting ‘Cornwall Living’! To find out more, email or visit the website.


Fabulous flowers

Anna Sawle, Wedding Flowers in Cornwall

Anna Sawle is a passionate and dedicated wedding and events florists. Creating exquisite floral perfection for your wedding day or special occasion, Anna and her team can source local flowers (often from her family farm in St Agnes), as well as importing specialities. Book your appointment to visit Anna at her picturesque farm studio opposite the famous Wheal Coates tin mine in St Agnes.