Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Marquee Site / Rent my Field
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Suitable for Jewish Weddings
Dry Hire Available
Weddings During COVID
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
30 to 99 guests
Outside Caterers Permitted
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- The spectacular setting of a private estate beside the River Tamar.
- The variety of indoor and outdoor licensed ceremony locations.
- Bespoke planning with our dedicated Wedding Coordinator.
- The flexibility to plan the wedding of your dreams.
- The capacity to host elopements, and both intimate and larger celebrations.
- The extensive and impressive grounds for wedding photography
- Elopement weddings
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Absolutely! The whole castle is yours for the duration of your stay, including our 11 luxuriously appointed bedrooms, the reception rooms. games room, outdoor heated swimming pool and 55 acres of woodland gardens. A home from home with no unwanted interruptions!
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes, we have several civil ceremony locations - each with it's own individual style. Some are inside, some are outside. You have the pick of whichever you choose.
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Yes, we have a total of 10 outdoor ceremony locations, with views stretching across the river and surrounding countryside as the perfect backdrop.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
You are welcome to supply your own wine for your wedding breakfast, with no corkage fee. Beyond this, we have a bar which we will supply and staff for your wedding reception.
Can we use our own caterers?
Yes, you are most welcome to choose your own caterers provided they have the correct insurance and certification for their equipment and service. Our recommended suppliers list may also be helpful to you.
Are fireworks allowed?
Low noise fireworks are permitted with advance notice. Celebration Pyrotechnics are the only approved fireworks professionals we allow.
Is confetti allowed?
Natural petal confetti or bubbles are allowed. We can even dry petals from the Pentillie gardens, upon prior request.
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Our Dewhurst Suite has a bespoke four poster bed, a large dressing room and an en-suite bathroom with separate bath and double shower. The views are beautiful. Have a look at our video tour to explore further.
Is there accommodation on site?
All weddings stays include our 11 individually styled bedrooms, accommodating up to 22 of your closest friends and family. Two bedrooms are dog-friendly and there is the capacity to accommodate a further 4 children on cots or pop-up beds.
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
There is an abundance of local accommodation which we can recommend for additional guests.
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
There is a minimum hire period of 2 nights (3 with a marquee). Check in and access is from 5pm, with departure at 10am.
What time does the reception need to finish?
Last orders at 11.45am with carriages at midnight.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
Yes, live music must not exceed 90 decibels.
Are candles allowed?
Yes, we have several on site too - the Bathing Hut features two bespoke candelabras holding 5 candles each and we have several traditional silver candelabras available for use for a wedding breakfast in the Dining Room.
Special Guides for Brides offers
Pentillie Castle & Estate wedding deal
Elope in Style...with your very own Cornish castle!
We are delighted to be able to offer our incredibly special elopement package on select dates this year, including Thursday 26th May and Monday 20th June.
Priced at just £3,475 and inclusive of…
- Your very own Cornish castle
- Your choice of indoor and outdoor licensed ceremony locations (and 2 witnesses, if required)
- Bespoke planning with our dedicated Wedding Coordinator
- A celebratory glass of fizz each to celebrate
- Access to our 55 acres of historic woodland gardens for your photographs
- Canapes followed by a 3 course wedding breakfast
- An overnight stay in our Dewhurst Bridal Suite
- A delicious breakfast hamper to enjoy on your first morning as a married couple
- An additional room to get ready separately before
Other options you might like to consider…
- Additional dinner guests or bedrooms
- A traditional Afternoon Tea or a Cornish Cream Tea on arrival
- A cooked Cornish breakfast
- A bottle of champagne or a bottle of wine
Terms and conditions
Prices based on 2 people only.
Pentillie Castle & Estate wedding deal
Ceremony only from £1375*
The riverside Bathing Hut at Pentillie Castle is the most incredible and unique venue to say 'I Do'. Sitting beautifully on the Cornish bank of the River Tamar, it offers the perfect setting for an elopement for just the two of you or an intimate celebration with your closest family and friends. Available to hire for your ceremony only, allowing you to sneak off on your honeymoon or head home for a party in the garden.
Terms and conditions
*Based on 2022 prices
About Pentillie Castle & Estate
Award-winning exclusive hire Cornwall wedding venue situated within a large private family estate on the Cornish banks of the River Tamar. The Castle offers an intimate setting for up to 50 guests, with impressive grounds for a marquee of up to 250.
Imagine getting married in your very own Castle on a private country estate in Cornwall. The enchanting outstretched countryside views and secluded location provide the most spectacular backdrop to celebrate your wedding.
Though grand in the name, the Castle is incredibly intimate by nature, offering the perfect venue for a romantic elopement or a small gathering for up to 50 (with up to 50 additional evening guests). For a larger celebration, there are a number of inspirational spaces for a marquee.
The extensive grounds offer a host of stunning indoor and outdoor licensed ceremony locations. Choose from the Castle's grand interior, the wisteria-clad Pavilion, the Castle Loggia, the quaint Victorian riverside Bathing Hut or one of the bespoke garden settings.
The Castle is yours exclusively for your celebrations, including its 11 individually styled bedrooms, accommodating up to 22 of your closest friends and family. Whether you stay for the weekend or the whole week, you are set to have a wedding like no other!
Our experienced Wedding Coordinator will help arrange as much or as little of your special day as you like, with our hand-picked list of local suppliers and caterers, chosen because of the excellent level of service and quality they provide. The smallest of details will make the biggest difference in ensuring your perfect day is fondly remembered.
We love hearing about your plans, even if these are only in the very early stages, please get in touch.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Prices are based on a 2 night weekend stay and indicate the hire of the venue, with accommodation for up to 22 guests. Food and beverage is in addition. Please note, prices vary depending on the day of the week and the time of the year. For Bathing Hut on