The Top Bridal Shops to visit in Cornwall

Planning a wedding is no easy task but, with a little help from The Greenbank, you can have a lot of fun along the way! We understand that every wedding is unique, so our blog posts are designed to help create the day of your dreams.

We’ll now be discussing the top bridal shops in Cornwall to visit in 2020. From traditional shapes to fashion forward styles, keep an open mind, breathe and enjoy the start of your wedding preparations…

top bridal shops in cornwall -the-greenbank-hotel-falmouth-2019

Claire L Headdon, Falmouth

Where: 5 minute drive from The Greenbank

Each dress is lovingly designed and handmade in Cornwall, ensuring the finest attention to detail. A bespoke experience with a focus on being entirely eco-friendly, brides get to choose from a variety of high quality silks. These include organic and fair-trade silks from chiffon and organza, to layers of fine georgette. The beauty of bespoke dressmaking at Claire L Headdon means that your dress can change and adapt throughout the process.

top bridal shops in cornwall -the-greenbank-hotel-falmouth-2019

The Bridal House of Cornwall, Truro

Where: 25 minute drive from The Greenbank

An elegant, beautiful space, The Bridal House of Cornwall‘s Georgian mansion house is a sight to see. Packed full of beautiful designer gowns, bridesmaid dresses, shoes and accessories, this really is a one-stop shop for the best in bridal style. Designers include glitz and glam Jenny Packham, multi-wear dresses from Maids to Measure, as well as Rosa Clara, Catherine Deane and Sophia Tolli to name a few.

top bridal shops in cornwall -the-greenbank-hotel-falmouth-2019

Caroline Fricker, Penryn

Where: 10 minute drive from The Greenbank

With over 30 years of bridal experience, Caroline Fricker knows first-hand the requirements of a bride and her gown on that all important day. In Caroline’s Penryn studio, brides will be able to view a collection of wedding dresses, from modern to vintage styles. You are welcome to try the collection or just sit and discuss your dream dress, while Caroline sketches for you and finds gorgeous silks and laces to inspire. Last minute brides are also welcome.

top bridal shops in cornwall -the-greenbank-hotel-falmouth-2019

Brides to Be, Falmouth

Where: 10 minute drive from The Greenbank

Since 2011, Gemma from Brides to Be offers a bridal experience like no other. Expect to see designer bridal gowns, plus size bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, veils and jewellery. This special boutique will wow you with their attention to detail. Aimed towards the curvier woman, each dress is tailored to meet your requirements. Gemma provides a relaxed and friendly environment to find ‘the’ dress.

top bridal shops in cornwall -the-greenbank-hotel-falmouth-2019

Amanda K Bridal, Truro

Where: 25 minute drive from The Greenbank

Amanda K’s designers offer a variety of wedding gowns. From strapless or capped sleeves to elegant lace wedding dresses, they even have their very own Amanda K Signature Collection. Dressing brides of all personalities and sizes, their sample sizes range from a size 6 to a size 26, suitable for all brides. Designers include Maggie Sottero and Ivory and Co. 

top bridal shops in cornwall -the-greenbank-hotel-falmouth-2019

The Bridal Room, St Ives

Where: 50 minutes drive from The Greenbank

The Bridal Room is a stylish and intimate boutique, that offers exclusive designers. With exclusive use of the whole boutique and a glass of bubbles on arrival, you are free to peruse the rails brimming with traditional classics to fashion forward trends. The Bridal Room offers a one-to-one service, with a no interruption policy to ensure you receive a truly personal service.



Where: 25 minutes drive from The Greenbank

Located in the heart of Truro, Elaine Rawlings Bridal Boutique is renowned for contemporary modern gowns with soft tulle, illusion backs, and intricate bodices or elegant traditional dresses that embody grace and romance with full skirts, intricate lace detailing and cuts that create timeless silhouettes. All the dresses are crafted using the highest quality materials for comfort and style. Understated elegance and effortless sophistication with a unique edge is at the core of this pretty boutique, it’s a place where brides from all over Devon and Cornwall journey to find their perfect gown.

Appointments are one-to-one, relaxed and unhurried with nobody else in the boutique except for Elaine, you and your closest friends and family. A warm welcome awaits.

So now you’ve sorted the all important wedding gown, it’s time to look for your wedding venue. With views over looking Falmouth harbour, The Greenbank Hotel could be the perfect location you’ve been looking for.

Make an appointment with our Weddings Manager Jane Williams today.