Pendennis CastleFalmouth, Cornwall
Looking for a wedding venue with real WOW factor? Set on the Falmouth headland with breathtaking views out to sea, Pendennis Castle is one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal fortresses. The picturesque castle wedding venue has defended Cornwall since Tudor times and played a vital role during both World Wars.
Say “I do” in the Lower Gun Room of the ancient Castle Keep, or for simpler intimate ceremonies choose one of the contemporary rooms in the recently refurbished Royal Artillery Barracks. The Lower Gun Room is an enchanting place to exchange your vows, steeped in nearly five hundred years of history. Traditional wooden benches are set on each side of the aisle, lined with gunpowder barrels positioned to create an enchanting entrance. Surrounding the Castle Keep is the grassy Chemise within a circular stone wall which is perfect for your secluded and exclusive drinks reception.
Just a short walk away, the suite of contemporary rooms in the Royal Artillery Barracks is the ideal spot for your wedding reception with catering arranged through one of our excellent accredited caterers. The lawn provides ample room for marquee wedding reception for up to 1500 guests, with the Castle and panoramic sea views acting as a magnificent backdrop especially when illuminated with dramatic lighting by night.
For smaller weddings looking to continue the evening celebrations elsewhere, enjoy the High Tea Wedding packages, which include venue hire and a delightful afternoon tea making this an easy way to organise a stylish wedding for a smaller wedding parties.
In addition to our accredited caterers, we offer carefully selected wedding packages to suit most tastes and budget, as well as onsite accommodation for 6 people – Callie’s Cottage sleeps 4 and Custodians Cottage sleeps 2.