Grooms2Welcome to our La Scala function suite here at Bodmin Jail in the very centre and heart of Cornwall. With its Gothic high vaulted ceiling, incredible décor, and an atmosphere hard to compare in Cornwall, it is just the perfect venue for your special day.

This stunning venue is the function suite with a real difference for your special day. As a very popular local dinning venue, we understand keeping our prices completive is crucial, and we understand the need to budget, but still wanting a great day.

Whether you want just a small informal wedding at La Scala, large formal wedding, or holding your engagement, hen, or stag party, we can look after you.

champagnetowerWe are licensed for music and dance, also to dispense alcohol until twelve midnight, but if you require a licence until one am there is a modest charge of £30.00 for the application.

We can cover all your wedding requirements from the basic wedding planning up to a grand day and night of beautiful memories.

We will liase with local companies, on your behalf such as local accommodation deals, photographers, cars, flower arrangements, cake makers, balloons, bands, discos, entertainers and wedding favours.

caratJailThese are the standard requirements for a wedding, but we also offer things that are a little more bespoke such as a balloon drop of hundreds of balloons during the night time party, chimney sweep, a falcon to bring the wedding rings to you, releasing two doves at the end of your civil ceremony, we can even deal with your RSVP’s by setting up and managing your web address such as


We have a fantastic brigade of chefs who can accommodate all your dietary and allergy requirements, as we try to source all our ingredients locally, when it comes to children we offer a 50% discount to guests under the age of fourteen and for those a little younger we make our own homemade chicken or fish goujons with chips or potatoes served with peas, beans or lettuce, tomato and cucumber.

WeddingseatWe are licensed for Civil Ceremonies – so can offer you the truly unique experience of being married in the stunning former Prison Chapel, intimate locations, or down in the actual Jail itself!

Finally please do not hesitate to contact us regarding available dates we have, and to make an appointment with us (without any obligation) to discuss your requirements in finer detail.

Images kindly supplied by Michael Crowe & Lily & Frank


Download our full wedding information pack here.

PDF_iconDownload a copy of our Wedding album here.

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If you would like to discuss your Wedding plans with a member of our team please fill in the form on your right giving as many details as possible and ensure to click on the wedding button below the form.

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