Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Marquee Site / Rent my Field
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
- Spectacular setting, on an estate beside the River Tamar
- Licensed areas for Indoor and outdoor ceremonies
- Bespoke Weddings with Exclusive Use of the Castle & Hotel
- Handfasting ceremonies, Elopements welcome at Pentillie Castle
- Intimate Weddings with the castle, larger functions in a Marquee
- Stunning grounds for your wedding photography
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Absolutely! The whole castle including the accommodation, the reception rooms. the games rooms the solar heated swimming pool (summer months) and 55 acres of grounds are yours for the duration of your stay. A home from home with no unwanted interruptions!
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes, we have several civil ceremony locations actually - 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, with views stretching across the river and surrounding countryside as the perfect backdrop.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
If you require us to chill/store and serve yes. However, if your caterer stores and serves your wine we have no need to charge corkage.
Can we use our own caterers?
Yes, professional caterers are allowed. We are very happy to discuss further.
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. Paper and plastic confetti is strictly not permitted.
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Our Dewhurst Suite has a huge four poster bed, a large dressing room and a huge en-suite bathroom with separate bath and double shower. The views are beautiful Have a look at our video tours for further information.
Is there accommodation on site?
We have nine en-suite bedrooms within the castle as well as two bonus attic bedrooms which are available to exclusive hire parties. We are able to sleep a maximum of 22 adults and up to four children.
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
There is an abundance of local accommodation which we can recommend for additional guests.
Special Guides for Brides offers
Pentillie Castle & Estate wedding deal
Small but perfectly formed
An all-inclusive wedding package for 15 people allowing you to say ‘I Do’ at Pentillie for just £6,000.
The numbers maybe smaller, but our spectacular setting remains the same. You will still get to make those all important decisions like where to hold the ceremony? What food to enjoy for the wedding breakfast, will it be a snazzy pizza or fillet mignon? How to keep your guests entertained, they’ve had enough of quizzes so will it be charades or table bingo? Which song to choose for your first (& only) dance?
Package includes the following:
Two nights bed & breakfast in our Bridal suite
The ceremony location of your choice
Individually plated canapes
Three course wedding breakfast*
Reception drinks, your choice of house wine for the meal and fizz to toast
A two hour photography package* to capture your day
Flowers for the bridal couple*
A delicious Wedding cake to officially cut!*
Individual cheese platters served in the evening
The opportunity to use our silver candelabras
Our speaker system so that you can play your favourite tunes
Full coordination from start to finish so that you can relax & enjoy your day
15 clear face visors for you and your guests so that you can still see their faces!
Full table service
Dog friendly bedrooms - woof!
Additional bedrooms can be booked on a bed & breakfast basis, costing £480 per room for two nights. An evening meal the night before your wedding is available upon request.
For more information please contact Chrissie on 01579 350044
Terms and conditions
Please remember that all staff and suppliers are not included in your 15. Hurrah!
* 2 hours of photography, the cake and flowers for the couple are included in the package price, but if you are already one step ahead and have these booked, we can remove them from the price. Inclusive 3 course wedding menu of your choice to be discussed.
** Pentillie is a Covid-secure venue, and all bookings will be subject to prevailing Covid-19 regulations at the time of the event. Package available for weddings taking place prior to 31st May 2021.
Pentillie Castle & Estate wedding deal
Ceremony only from £1250*
The riverside Bathing Hut at Pentillie Castle is the most incredible and unique venue to say 'I Do'. Sitting snuggly on the 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.
Please contact Chrissie on 01579 350044 to discuss your ceremony plans.
Terms and conditions
*Based on 2020 tariff
About Pentillie Castle & Estate
An impressive country castle situated on a large private family estate available exclusively for your wedding celebrations. The Castle offers an intimate setting of up to 60 guests, but our grounds enable larger functions of up to 250 in a marquee.
Your very own Castle for your Wedding.
While only 20 minutes from Plymouth, Pentillie Castle offers a truly romantic, secluded and exclusive setting for your wedding ceremony and reception. The spectacular Cornish location, extensive mature gardens, over 300 years of history and those dreamy views across the River Tamar provide inspirational, memorable photo opportunities.
"Simply stunning…luxury and romance wrapped up in one beautiful place… memories we will cherish forever. ~ Sophie and Dave"
Pentillie Castle is licensed for civil ceremonies, both inside and out. There is also plenty of space to put up a marquee for a large reception on the lawn.
Say 'I do' in the romantic Bathing Hut on the banks of the Tamar river, or outside under the Loggia on the South Terrace, with far-reaching views to Dartmoor. Enjoy the rest of your day on the sunny terraces overlooking the gardens, or cosy in the reception rooms with their roaring log fires.
Our experienced wedding co-ordinator will help you 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.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Prices indicate hire of venue, with accommodation, Food & Beverage is in addition. Prices vary depending on the day of the week and the time of the year