Rustic, Relaxed, Intimate
If you want a magical ceremony that celebrates your unique union without the stress of trying to please everybody else, an elopement may be the perfect way to have your (wedding) cake and eat it too!
At the Cow Shed we specialise in intimate rustic weddings that are heartfelt, relaxed, and deeply personal. Our delightfully different venue offers unique rustic elegance in the picturesque and tranquil Cornish countryside, just minutes from the sea. Ideal for any couple dreaming of an intimate elopement wedding held in a relaxed and less formal style.
Perfect for a Romantic Elopement Wedding
Maybe you find the idea of planning a big wedding too stressful and overwhelming. Perhaps all the fuss and fanfare of a traditional wedding and reception just isn’t your style.
Maybe you want to avoid the pressure or diversion of juggling the wishes of a large guest list, not to mention the substantial expense.
You might want greater freedom to choose when, where and how you get married. Or perhaps you’d prefer a deeply personal and private ceremony. A special day shared just between two or with only a handful of your closest family and friends. If this sounds like you, a romantic elopement or surprise wedding may be the ideal way to say “I Do” while having everything you want, and none of what you don’t.
If this sounds like you, a romantic elopement or runaway wedding may be the ideal way to say “I Do” while having everything you want, and nothing that you don’t.
At The Cow Shed we can help you create an exquisite ceremony for two, or two plus a few, that has all the warmth, magic and charm you’ve ever dreamed of. We care deeply about helping you create the wedding of your dreams and ensuring it will be one of the most joyous and memorable days of your life.
We take great pride in ensuring our weddings are as relaxed and intimate as possible for all our couples. While we apply the same approach to weddings for 2 or with up to 80 guests, our elopement weddings are by their very nature especially tranquil, personal and fuss free.
You’ll experience our warm, relaxed and loving style in every aspect of the preparation and hosting of your wedding, which ensures you will be able to relish every moment of your blissfully carefree special day.
Personal, TranquiL, Stress Free
From the moment you and any guests arrive at The Cow Shed at Freathy Farmhouse, you’re sure to notice life slow down and the pace skip a beat. In fact, we think you’ll be amazed at how quickly you’ll begin to unwind and in no time at all, feel completely calm and at home.
All too often, organising a wedding can leave couples stressed and exhausted when they get home. But not at The Cow Shed! When you have your wedding here, you can expect to leave feeling totally refreshed and relaxed. Basking in the glow of the very reasons why you chose to get married in the first place while revisiting fond memories of your blissfully carefree day.
Our most popular Elopement options, our Rural Romance and Rural Indulgence packages, include a two-night stay in our 18th century Farmhouse with a sumptuous cooked breakfast each morning.
You choose between our exquisitely restored Cow Shed or Old Milking Parlour for your ideal ceremony location. You also have the option of enjoying a delectable wedding breakfast in The Old Milking Parlour after your ceremony. (We can offer a range of catering options tailored to your exact tastes and budget, with your choice of catering added separately).
If you’re planning a special day for two plus a few, you can invite up to six of your most treasured family and friends to join you for your Elopement Wedding. They can join you for a two night stay in the Farmhouse or attend as day guests on your special day. (Please request a personalised quote for any additional guests).
You may want to let your guests in on your exciting plans or simply invite them to join you for a relaxing rural getaway, only revealing your wonderful surprise at your ceremony. Part of the beauty of an elopement wedding is the freedom to create your special day in entirely your own way!
…Or if you’re looking for a ceremony only option, we’d love you to consider our Rustic Elopement package. This includes your choice of our Cow Shed or Old Milking Parlour for your ideal ceremony location, and up to 4 hours of exclusive use of our venue. This ensures you’ll have ample time to relax, take unhurried photos, and truly enjoy your special day.