Venue Hire

Hold your important life event in one of Plymouth’s most historic venues.

Smeaton’s Tower is a truly historic building in a unique location, with Plymouth Sound as a stunning backdrop. The Lantern Room and the Entrance Way at Smeaton’s Tower are licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, commitment ceremonies, re-affirmation of vows and naming ceremonies.

Civil ceremony and civil partnership ceremonies

Civil ceremony at the top of Smeaton's Tower, view across Plymouth Sound in the backgroundVenue: Lantern Room or the Entrance Way
Availability: Ceremonies can be held any day from Monday to Saturday and can start at 11am, 2pm or 2.30pm.
Venue charge: £450
Venue deposit: £100 (non-refundable, payable upon booking).

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

Smeaton’s Tower Information Pack 2017 [PDF]

Commitment ceremonies

Photograph showing a red and white lighthouse standing within a green park area. In the distance is the sea.A commitment ceremony is an opportunity for any couple over the age of 16 to formally celebrate their relationship and commitment to each other.

Reaffirmation of marriage vows ceremonies

A reaffirmation of marriage vows ceremony is an opportunity for any married couple to celebrate renewing their marriage vows in a formal way. It could be that you are marking a special wedding anniversary or that you have married abroad and wish to celebrate by allowing family and friends to share the occasion.

Naming ceremonies

A naming ceremony is an opportunity to welcome a child or children into the family and declare your promise to be a good parent in front of family and friends, as well as a way for adults and friends chosen by you to pledge their special relationship with your child or children.