Article Published: Thursday 14th July, 2022 - 2:05pm
Perched on the edge of its own Blue Flag beach overlooking the deep blue and turquoise waters of St Ives Bay, Carbis Bay Estate offers a dream destination wedding setting on Cornish shores. Set amidst a wooded valley and subtropical gardens, the 125-acre estate comprises a hotel, spa, pool, beach club, myriad accommodation options – and a choice of wedding venues, depending on the style of celebration you’re seeking.
With its floor-to-ceiling windows ushering in panoramic views across the sea, Ugly Butterfly by Adam Handling is guaranteed to take your breath away. The renowned chef will serve an exceptional menu of seasonal delights with complementary wines to take the sensorial delights to another level. There’s also a cocktail bar and luxurious accommodation to allow the pre and post-wedding festivities to take place in one spectacular spot.
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For couples dreaming of feeling the sand between their toes as they take their vows, The Wedding Hut offers ceremonies on the beach followed by celebrations in the chic coastal venue with ocean views at every turn. In the stunning setting of the main house, The Godrevy Room offers a light-filled setting for ceremonies and receptions with dreamy panoramas, while The Gannet Inn, which lies a short stroll from the beach, offers a cosy space for intimate weddings with a stylish bar and boutique accommodation.
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With a further choice of settings for ceremonies, ranging from the outdoor spa garden pavilion to elegant function suites, there’s a beautiful backdrop for every wedding, whether you’re seeking high glamour or laidback beach vibes. Each wedding is tailored entirely to the couple’s vision, allowing endless scope for extended festivities, whether it’s cocktail parties or beachside barbecues. And, with a wide range of accommodation including a seriously special wedding suite, you can look forward to a luxurious – and oh-so romantic – wedding in this dreamlike corner of the Cornish coast.
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