Wedding venues in Wales are famed for their impeccable countryside locations and scenic views.
It is an incredible part of the UK to get married in because it's oozing with culture and history, and there are a wealth of amazing photographers to capture the whole thing. With this in mind, we have gathered the most beautiful Welsh wedding venues for you to choose from.
From barn wedding venues, to rustic venues with private gardens or incredible castle buildings, there is something on this list for every bride no matter what your wedding theme is.
Tower Hill Barns – Trevor, Cheshire
This newly renovated wedding venue is set amidst 10 acres of stunning gardens which have far reaching mountain views – perfect for wedding photograph backdrops! The family run business at Tower Hill Barns ensures a personal and unique service for each and every couple who walks through its doors. They run just 80 weddings a year to guarantee quality over quantity and to enable them to focus solely on your wedding vision. If you're looking for a wedding venue in Wales, this is a serious contender.
Château Rhianfa – Anglesey, Gwynedd
Do you and your partner have dreams of a wedding surrounded by all things French? If so, you will fall head over heels in love with Château Rhianfa, a French inspired hotel. The enchanting wedding venue can cater to intimate celebrations for groups as small as 20, whilst also being able to hold lavish affairs for a guest list of up to 80 guests.
No matter what the party size, and wedding style, this charming hotel can cater to anything and everything and the organisers will even create your own personalised wedding package from scratch to make sure your needs are totally met.
Plas Glansevin – Llangadog, Carmarthenshire
Located in the western foothills of the Brecon Beacons, Plas Glansevin is a super exclusive wedding venue set in acres upon acres of gorgeous greenery. The wedding venue itself consists of a Grade II listed Georgian mansion and an annex that sleeps up to 65 guests. The mansion house interior is a charming combination of period features including an elegant staircase, paired with eclectic furniture and artwork.
Oldwalls Gower – Llanrhidian, Swansea
Situated in the heart of Gower, this beautiful wedding venue is beautifully hidden within 50 acres of picturesque Welsh countryside. Couples who book their wedding with Oldwalls Gower will have exclusive use of the venue and can even make use of the fabulous marquee which can hold between 55 and 200 guests.
The beauty of marquee wedding venues is that they allow couples to expand on their guest list without having to pay the expense of a bigger venue.
Hammet House – Near Cardigan, Pembrokeshire
Hammet House is a truly spectacular setting for a wedding day! The luxurious country house is surrounded by beautiful landscaped grounds that will look incredible as the backdrop to your wedding photographs. The house itself boasts a number of charming rooms and spaces which can perfectly accommodate each and every bit of your special and romantic wedding day.
Pentre Mawr Country House – Denbigh, Denbighshire
If you’re looking for a slightly alternative Welsh wedding venue that is still just as beautiful and stunning as all the others, then you will love Pentre Mawr. There aren’t many other wedding venues which consist of an 18th Century Manor House and an authentic African safari lodge where you can sleep under canvas on your wedding night.
It truly is a unique setting for a wedding and the manor house is a seriously stunning building. Spending the night in the African safari lodge will enable you to enjoy the private hot tub and plenty more luxurious amenities.
New House Country Hotel – Thornhill, Cardiff
New House Country Hotel is not only home to some seriously impressive décor, but can also offer you breath-taking views over Cardiff and the Vale. This venue can accommodate to wedding parties which consist of anything from 10 to 200 guests and offer extras including a chocolate fountain, starlight curtain backdrop and an incredibly tempting 1920’s ice cream tricycle to hire.
Gellifawr Woodland Retreat – Newport, Pembrokeshire
For couples seeking a tranquil and peaceful wedding venue in Wales, let us introduce Gellifawr Woodland Retreat. The enchanting venue is tucked away in the most beautiful of settings, the Gwaun Valley, an idyllic woodland landscape in the Pembrokeshire National Park. Whatever the season, this wedding venue will shine bright and make all of your wedding day dreams come true.
Trevor Hall – Llangollen, Denbighshire
Trevor Hall is a Grade I listed mansion located within 150 acres of ancient woodland and formal gardens which offer incredible views of the entire valley. The most amazing thing about this wedding venue is that couples can hire it for up to five days and can have a maximum of 24 guests stay with them for the entirety of that time.
This means you can spend the lead up to your wedding, and a day or two after with your loved ones, really soaking up the wonderful celebrations. However you choose to spend your five days, we can promise one thing, it will be truly special and something that you will never, ever forget!
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa – Llandudno, Conwy
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa stands at the end of a long and winding driveway which passes through the most whimsical and beautiful woodland meadows. The idyllic location offers enchanting vibes and is a truly romantic wedding venue for you and your partner to get married in. It’s a haven of peace and tranquillity with a rose garden, water and rockery cascade and an archway into a walled flower garden – what more could a bride wish for from a wedding venue in Wales?
Soughton Hall – Nr Mold, Cheshire
Based in North Wales, Soughton Hall is home to so many features that make it a really special wedding venue. They can cater for wedding parties as small as 20 and as large as 300 – so the invite list can go on for as long as you want it to. The gardens have a permanent marquee spot if you want extra space or fancy a change of scenery for the reception.
Image credit: Richard Miller Photography
Plas Dinam Country House – Llandinam, Powys
If you’re looking for a venue fit for a beautiful country garden wedding, then Plas Dinam is your place. This splendid country house is a Grade II listed building and can be exclusively yours for your wedding day. For summer weddings a marquee can be set up on the immaculate lawn, and for cosy winter weddings there are plenty of elegantly decorated spaces inside the house, such as the grand hall and the drawing room which will look stunning in any season.
Craig-Y-Nos Castle Hotel – Penycae, Swansea
What could be more spectacular than hosting your special day in a castle wedding venue? Craig-Y-Nos Castle Hotel could be yours exclusively and there are a number of grand spaces available that will provide impressive settings for each part of your special day. This wedding venue in South Wales has luxury written all over it with its high ceilinged rooms, expensive atmosphere and striking décor.
You can even hold your ceremony in the opera house which is brimming with history, and has even hosted European royalty - if the royals can do it, so can you!
Bron Eifion Country House Hotel – Criccieth, Gwynedd
This Grade II listed hotel is a wedding venue in North Wales that is wonderful all year round. If you’re looking to hold your whole wedding under one roof then this is the venue for you. Photos opportunities? Bron Eifion has plenty of them with five acres of landscaped gardens and sea views. Food lovers are also in luck, as the wedding breakfast will be prepared by the award winning head chef and his team.
Highfield Hall Hotel – Northop, Flintshire
Highfield Hall Hotel is a traditional Georgian Hotel set in a secluded location in North Wales, but still within easy reach of the M56 and only 25 minutes away from Liverpool. As you arrive you can drink in the views of the well-tended gardens and the rolling Welsh countryside.
You’ll receive exclusive use of the hotel for your wedding day and the packages they offer cover all of the details, so you can organise your wedding without any planning dramas. This family run hotel specialises in hosting weddings, and they will help make whatever your heart desires a reality. You can even have a vintage wedding tea party!
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama – Cathays Park, Cardiff
Situated in the very heart of Cardiff and in the grounds of Cardiff Castle, the Royal Welsh College is a highly unique and much sought after wedding venue. Bordering one of the largest and most scenic parks in the UK, the college offers two venues in one. The first is the stunning Castle stables building which has an open air courtyard that is perfect for photos. The second is a breath taking three-storey, high glass walled hall that has an open air terrace overlooking the park.
Tre-ysgawen Hall Hotel – Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey
Situated on the Isle of Anglesey, this four star country house hotel exudes luxury and indulgence. Tre-ysgawen Hall Hotel has four beautiful suites available for ceremonies and receptions ranging from 30 to 120 guests, making it perfect for weddings of all sizes. For outdoor weddings, The Pavilion is ideal - imagine saying your vows to the one you love against the magical backdrop of the gardens. Fancy some pre wedding pampering? Be sure to check out the spa for some rest and relaxation after all that planning - you'll definitely need it.
Hensol Castle – Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan
Hensol Castle is the ultimate venue for any bride who has always dreamed of the classic fairy tale wedding. Boasting gothic towers and turrets, impressive architecture and a 15 acre lake, Hensol Castle is a venue that may as well have stepped straight out of a childhood story book. This magnificent 17th Century welsh wedding venue will be exclusively yours for your wedding day and the beauty of the surrounding Welsh countryside provides stunning photo opportunities. Hensol Castle is licensed for civil ceremonies and can cater for up to 180 guests.
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