Top 5 DIY wedding venues in Cornwall…


Calling all Cornish brides! If you’ve been industriously searching for the perfect wedding venue for your big day and still haven’t found the one that ticks all the boxes, don’t fret – we’re here to help.

We’re firm believers that your wedding day should be just as unique as you are. With this in mind, a venue that allows you the creative freedom to put your own unique stamp on your special day is key. The last thing you want is to feel tied to a venues décor restrictions or limiting supplier lists.

For these reasons, we have done the hard work for you and compiled a fabulous list of beautiful Cornish wedding venues that provide the perfect backdrop for your bespoke wedding. From beautiful coastal barn spaces to tipi and beach venues, we feel confident that you’ll find your dream venue amongst our carefully selected list.

Keep reading to discover the perfect DIY wedding venue for your unique fairy tale.

  1. Lusty Gaze Beach

The first to kick things off is Cornwall’s only ceremony licenced beach space, Lusty Gaze Beach . The only place you can tie the knot on a beach in Cornwall, this exclusive use gem is the ultimate unique venue and is nestled in a striking Newquay cove, providing breath-taking sea views and surrounded by stunning Cornish coastline.

This venue offers numerous spaces to host your celebrations from The Top Deck, a romantic and airy viewpoint overlooking the beach, to The Beach Lounge, a covered outdoor area with squishy sofas and sand underfoot.

Promising that they are completely flexible, this venue can turn your dream of a wedding day adorned with sandy toes, Cornish skies and beach barbecues into a reality.

  1. Cornish Tipi Weddings

Dreaming on an alfresco wedding? Cornish Tipi Weddings offer the perfect rural and peaceful space for your tailored DIY wedding. With a range of tipi styles to choose from, you can say ‘I do’ under a canopy of oak and ash at this this wildly romantic outdoor venue.

Choose from Pop-Up Tents, a Moroccan Marquee or Capri Tent (just to name a few!) and decorate them exactly as you wish. Bring in your own caterers and suppliers and make the most of the ample accommodation facilities to extend celebrations if you desire – I mean, who wouldn’t?

With beautiful woods and stunning lake, this is a great option for couples who have their heart set on a green wedding.

  1. Trevenna

An ideal venue for couples seeking tranquillity and seclusion in a fabulous natural setting, Trevenna , provides a range of exclusive use barns and flexible spaces to suit you.

Imagine getting married in a beautiful rustic barn featuring natural stone, exposed wood and glass log burner whilst the whole space is decorated to reflect you – dreamy! If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, how about the exquisite Garden Venue; a fabulous glass room providing beautiful views of the outside along with romantic draping and warm atmosphere – we’re in love.

With flexible catering and approachable style, this Cornish barn wedding venue is one of a kind.

  1. Launcells Barton

Located near Bude, this gorgeous Grade II-listed manor house is a charming blank canvas for your bespoke countryside wedding. Launcells Barton offers endless possibilities, from indoor and outdoor ceremony options, to a beautiful stone built barn, the historic main house, picturesque grounds and even the option for a marquee or tipi wedding.

Couples are encouraged to decorate this fabulous venue exactly as they desire and can bring in their own catering team, enabling total freedom for the entire wedding to be designed and coordinated by you.

Whether you’re dreaming of an outdoor ceremony on a balmy summer’s day with a classic three course wedding breakfast in rustic barn followed by lawn games or a stately ceremony in the Main House with celebrations in fabulously British marquee, this option caters for all. Create your unique fairy tale.

  1. The Green

Boasting 20-acre grounds, orchards, meadows and lakes, The Green provides a range of versatile spaces for your bespoke wedding.  Embrace your individuality with this private estate that offers stunning skylines of Cornwall’s iconic mining heritage.

With four converted function barns to choose from, this fantastically rustic venue has a range of characterful options such as the Really Rustic Barn, perfect for your special DIY day offering plenty of opportunity for personal styling.  Alternatively, say ‘I do’ under the Oak Arbour, nestled on the hillside and framed by two majestic English oak trees, this unique option is great for lovers of the great outdoors.

So, we hope you’ve gained a little inspo if nothing else from these fantastic venues! We think that either one of these unique options would provide a beautiful backdrop for your bespoke DIY wedding. For lots more Cornwall venues visit