Venue Hire

From June 2020, celebrate life’s milestones in Plymouth’s most iconic venue. Smeaton’s Tower has panoramic views of Plymouth Sound and provides the perfect back drop to a memorable day with your closest family and friends.

Civil ceremony and civil partnership ceremonies

Credit: Lucy Turnbull Photography

Say ‘I Do’ in this historic venue, 7 days a week. The venue offers an opportunity to have a memorable event in an iconic location. Your booking will include two hours exclusive use of the Tower, biodegradable confetti, an opportunity to light the Tower in a colour of your choice and a bottle of champagne for the couple.

Our standard civil ceremony service times are: 11am, 2pm or 2.30pm.

Prices start from £700

New for 2020

You can now have an even more magical experience at Smeaton’s Tower through our two new ceremony offers.

Sunset Ceremony

Take advantage of the beautiful panoramic views of Plymouth at sunset. From 4pm to 8pm, Sunset Ceremonies take place in the Lantern Room or in the Entrance, and are followed by drinks for the couple on the balcony. We are also able to offer an opportunity to light up the Tower in a colour of your choice, perfect for evening photographs and truly unique to you.

Prices start from £595

Ceremony followed by your Reception at The Box

Combine your ceremony with a reception at The Box. A perfect choice for couples who are looking for an intimate ceremony followed by a larger celebration in the evening.

Enjoy exclusive use of the ground floor of The Box for your reception. Dance the night away and indulge in locally sourced food and drink, all whilst being overlooked by our fourteen Figureheads. The Box can accommodate up to 150 guest for a sit down dinner and 250 for a standing reception.

You and your guests really will have an experience like no other, in two venues that are truly unique.

Prices start from £2,850

Venue deposit:

All of our packages require a deposit of 25% of the hire price. The deposit is non-refundable and payable upon booking.

For further information or to book please complete our enquiry form or telephone 01752 304774.

Smeaton’s Tower Information Pack April 2018 [PDF – 2.98MB]