Towednack Parish Church

tresor kelys yn gwel – Matthew 13:44
With Thanks to Jonathan Falck 2014
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Towednack is a beautiful Cornish church in a spectacular rural locale. It was used for the wedding in the original Poldark series. It holds 100 people and has a sacred and intimate feel. Ample parking is available in the field opposite. If you want a true Cornish wedding experience there is no better location than Towednack. You donít have to live in the parish to get married at the church and we welcome enquiries.

Please contact the Priest-in-Charge, Rev. Elizabeth Foot (, or one of the Churchwardens, Ellen Carter ( or Roger Garside (

The fees for 2017 are as follows:

Publication of Banns£28.00
Certificate of Banns, if required£13.00
Marriage Service£424.00
Marriage certificate, if required£4.00
Bells£15.00 per rope plus £30.00 for tower maintenance
 (8 bells : £150.00; 6 bells : £120.00)
Choir may be possible by local arrangement

There is a useful web site on Planning your Church Wedding.


We also welcome enquiries about baptisms at Towednack. There is no fee if the baptism is held as part of a normal service.

[Thanks to those whose wedding photos at Towednack appear on this page]