Porthpean House is a beautiful country house with luxurious gardens , perfect for weddings by the sea on the south coast of Cornwall. Famous as the location for film ‘About Time'


Can I get married at Porthpean House?

Porthpean House and Lodge are licensed for weddings, enjoy your ceremony with friends and family in the drawing room overlooking the gardens and sea or outside on our beautiful lawns.

Can I stay at Porthpean House?

Exclusive hire of Porthpean House means it is the perfect Cornish wedding venue for an intimate wedding-stay for up to 21 guests in the main house, with room for a further 6 guests in The Lodge for slightly larger groups. Enjoying drinks and canapés on the lawns, photography in and around the property and the beach, and round off your day off with a wedding feast prepared by private chefs in the period dining room. What’s more, Porthpean House is open all year round making it the perfect small wedding venue if you are searching for a fabulous winter wedding in the UK.

How many people can you accommodate?

Porthpean House can accommodate small intimate weddings- up to 30 people. The ultimate small wedding in a house by the sea.

Is the Porthpean House on the beach?

This exquisite seaside period house sits atop the cliff at Porthpean in beautiful gardens featuring: lush lawns, woodland, a huge collection of camellias that thrive in the clement Cornish climate and hidden paths. One of these hidden private paths leads you neatly to the beach below – just perfect for wedding day photography, beach games and even a wedding day dip in the sea.

Do you have recommended suppliers?

We have a number of highly recommended caterers and suppliers, chosen for their outstanding levels of expertise and creativity, to suit all tastes and styles. We kindly ask that you choose from our list of talented suppliers to cater for all your wedding at Porthpean House.


Porthpean House was our dream venue and we truly had the best wedding day (and weekend!) ever.”


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