Waterfall weddings at St Nectan's Glen

Waterfall weddings at St Nectan's Glen

Article Published: Friday 13th October, 2023 - 1:12pm

Hannah May
Hannah May - Chief Features Writer

What could be more magical than taking your vows deep in the heart of nature? Located near Cornwall’s north coast, St Nectan’s Glen boasts the most breathtaking setting in a secluded wooded valley along the banks of the River Trevillet. Renowned as one of the country’s most spiritual sites and a place of pilgrimage since the 5th century, the venue is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where ancient ivy clad trees and ferns meet serene birdsong and tales of fairies, piskies and spirits.

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There’s also an awe-inspiring 60-foot waterfall and an enchanting storybook-style arbour, both of which provide a dreamlike backdrop for a wedding steeped in the wonder of Mother Nature.

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Daniella Pengelly

The venue now has a licence to hold civil ceremonies at the waterfall, meaning that you can legally wed outdoors to the soundtrack of softly rushing water for the ultimate in wild romance. Whether you envision an elopement wedding, waterfall ceremony or intimate handfasting, the team will help devise a day to match your vision, brimming with mythic charm and natural beauty.

Main image: Catherine Carter

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