Top Coastal Venues for a Perfect Seaside Wedding
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Are you looking for a coastal retreat but overwhelmed by the amount of choice out there? Have a look through our top coastal venues and build your perfect day of sun, sea and sand!
The Headland Hotel is a grand Victorian redbrick mansion, with prime position on a clifftop overlooking the renowned Fistral Beach in Cornwall. Enjoy a wedding breakfast of rosette-worthy dishes for up to 200 guests, while you take in the 360-degree ocean views. Both intimate ceremonies and large guest lists are welcome here. The hotel is fabulous in every season, with drinks receptions on the Terrace in the height of summer and cosy costal celebrations taking place in the winter months.
Gwel an Mor
Marrying at Landal Gwel an Mor, you can choose between the Wedding Barn and the spectacular Yurt, or use both for the ultimate Cornish wedding. With sea views, fabulous food, and a whole host of accommodation options, Gwel an Mor will tick all the boxes. There is even a wildlife centre on-site, meaning you can pose with owls, reindeer and foxes in your wedding snaps.
The Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant
Overlooking the Jurassic coastline and Lyme Regis’ world famous Cobb Harbour, which was voted as one of ‘the most romantic places in England’, The Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant is a picturesque venue for a seaside wedding celebration. Perched on the clifftop and set in its own private gardens, with direct access to the sandy beach below, there are plenty of spots for romantic photographs.
Carbis Bay Hotel
With 12 separate areas of the estate licensed for ceremonies, Carbis Bay Hotel offers weddings to suit everyone. From cosy intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations with a beachside, firework finale. Make a weekend of it and you can enjoy some pre-wedding pampering in the spa and post-wedding celebrations with beach barbecues and cocktail parties. Guests will love the stylish accommodation and you can wake up as newlyweds in one of the hotel’s new beach lodges, some of which have their own hot tubs and sauna pods for ultimate relaxation.
A private beachside venue, set into the cliff edge and accessed through a hand-carved tunnel that dates back to Victorian times, Tunnels Beaches is hard to beat for spectacular sunsets and a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. The modern venue is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies within its thatched gazebo overlooking the sea, or inside the contemporary venue building. The rugged coastline provides a dramatic backdrop and incredible photo opportunities.
The Hythe Imperial Hotel
Say ‘I do’ on the Kent coastline. The Hythe Imperial Hotel is a beautifully styled Victorian hotel, positioned right on the coast of Hythe. One of the largest venues in the county, the hotel caters to civil ceremonies, traditional church services and everything in-between. Enjoy your welcome drinks in the formal gardens, followed by your wedding breakfast in the ballroom. Party the night away before retiring to one of the elegantly styled suites.
Fairmont St Andrews
Be swept away by the romance of some of Scotland’s most beautiful, rugged landscapes. Fairmont St Andrews is a five-star resort with panoramic views of St Andrew Bay and the historic town. With an elegant sweeping staircase leading to a magnificent glass-roofed Atrium, it is the perfect location for a glamorous wedding party, whether you're planning an intimate or a grand affair.
For those who want to have a fairytale wedding in a castle but still want to stay near the coast, this is the perfect venue! A touch of traditional and reminiscent of the classic novel Wuthering Heights, embrace the romance of the countryside with this venue rooted in nature. Polhawn Fort, located on the borders of Cornwall and Devon has won many awards, and it’s not hard to see how! Have your ceremony in The Grand Napoleonic Hall or in the Summerhouse with prime views of the glimmering sea, stretching as far as the eye can see. With details such as a private beach, a stunning roof terrace and breathtaking views, how much more romantic and unique can this venue get?
Medieval Bamburgh castle will take your breath away, and not just from the wind! With acres of untouched rocky plateaus and a history that goes way back to the Anglo-Saxons, the castle is an architectural pleasure and offers stunning views. Located on the Northumbrian coastline, you will not be disappointed, as one of the most historical places in the U.K. you can really get a feel for British history. Additionally, there are multiple locations to choose from so you can decide whether you want to marry indoors at the royal King’s Hall, the eclectic Keep Hall, or opt for the equally gorgeous outdoors with the splendid Battery Terrace, or a fun marquee in the grounds.
Pennsylvania Castle Estate is on the Dorset coastline and offers gorgeous soaring views across the bright blue coast. As one of the more luxurious venues, you will feel like a million pounds on your wedding day. Breathe in the fresh sea air and marry the love of your life, and let your guests marvel at your ceremony! Perched on top of white cliffs with direct access to a picturesque cove, Pennsylvania castle is ideal for an outdoor venue but the indoor venue is equally as stunning with luxurious interiors.
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