Nestled away from the Cornish capital, discover a dreamy venue that radiates elegance, tranquility and romance.
Hotel weddings in Cornwall
The Alverton’s grade II* listed building has been perched on its hillside setting since the 1800s and oozes with Cornish history and character. Glide down The Great Hall’s aisle and tie the knot under the breath-taking nineteenth century architecture. With room for up to 140 guests, whether it’s an intimate wedding or a grand celebration, surround yourselves with your nearest and dearest on your special day.
The four-star hotel’s enchanting private gardens, ancient trees and sun-drenched terrace all add to the idyllic setting for capturing those unforgettable wedding memories that you’ll treasure for years to come. With award-winning food tailored to the flavours you adore, fall in love with food from our Executive Chef Nick Hodges and his team.
From the first dance as newly-weds to cutting your wedding cake and soaking up the joyous atmosphere, The Alverton’s first-class service, attention to the finer details and dedication to ensuring the day flows seamlessly makes savouring those magical moments effortless. Whatever the time of year and however you imagine the big day, your perfect Cornish wedding at The Alverton awaits.
Wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships
Four fully licensed rooms for wedding ceremonies, civil partnerships and blessings makes The Alverton the perfect wedding venue in Cornwall for intimate and bigger weddings. If you choose to get married elsewhere, we can host the rest of your day from your drinks reception through to the evening party.
Wedding receptions and celebrations
The Great Hall seats up to 140 guests during the day for your wedding breakfast. It holds up to 180 guests in the evening for your reception. Our talented two AA rosette chefs are passionate about creating delicious dishes for your big day from our wide range of menu options.
Have the whole place to yourself! The Alverton is available for exclusive hire on certain dates.
It’s your day
We believe every couple should have their dream wedding or civil partnership so we don’t offer set packages. Instead we offer a variety of wedding and civil partnership options providing flexibility to create your perfect day. What’s more, we include our bridal suite on the night of your wedding and special accommodation rates for your guests.
Your wedding team
Planning hotel weddings in Cornwall couldn’t be easier. Leave the stresses behind with our dedicated wedding team by your side every step of the way. An added bonus of getting married at The Alverton is that everything is taken care of.
Take a look
We’d love you to take a look around and meet our friendly wedding team, who will be more than happy to help you discover the magic of The Alverton. Simply email us via the link below and we’ll send you our brochure and arrange a personal show around.
"Each section of the hotel has its own magical touch. The main reception room where the ceremonies are held feels like something from a grand cathedral, the outside terrace feels like a romantic French castle, and the woodland area feels like a magical country retreat. We love how much variety there is - it gives couples plenty of choice when it comes to backdrops for their photographs."
Mos & Maw Photography
“We held our wedding at this beautiful hotel and I can’t thank them enough for making sure it was a perfect day for us. The Great Hall was decorated beautifully; it really was magical with all the candles and fairy lights. Many of our guests commented on how fairytale like it was. Although to be honest the hall is stunning anyway without any decorations.”
“The service was exceptional, staff were friendly and you could have a laugh with them. Highly recommended.”
“My wedding at The Alverton was perfect! The staff could not have done more to make our special day go flawlessly. The serving staff were fabulous and the events team made sure that everything went smoothly and on time. I cannot recommend The Alverton enough.”
“My daughter recently got married at The Alverton, a beautiful location for a wedding. The accommodation is fantastic, and the restaurant and bar area comfortable and relaxing. The staff were very helpful and polite. The Great Hall is a stunning venue for the wedding ceremony and the food service was second to none. A quick turnaround between the service, reception and the evening celebration ensured that all guests had an enjoyable day. I would recommend The Alverton to everyone as an ideal location for any celebration.”
Father of the bride, John
“From the moment we arrived until we checked out, everything was perfect. Spacious rooms, attentive staff, delicious food and a cracking location as you could walk into town easily form here. And it's easy to get to...what's not to like?”
“I had a bit of a nose around The Great Hall to see how it looked before the ceremony. It looked perfect. After the ceremony the staff quickly rearranged The Great Hall to accommodate us all for the three-course dinner, which was very good. And then again after this for the evening celebration complete with a disco and photo booth. Staff were so helpful and did all they could to help in any way possible. I cannot fault them for a thing.”
After winning a series of major wedding awards and securing our silver AA rating, we’re proud to be recognised as one of the best wedding venues in Cornwall. Here are nine reasons why you should get wed at The Alverton.