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The 25 Dreamiest Wedding Venues in Bath to Book Now

We've found the best wedding venues in and near Bath, from unusual and alternative spaces to beautiful barns. Of course, we've also included some prime examples of Bath's iconic Georgian architecture where you can say 'I do'!

The Roman Baths at dusk

The Roman Baths at dusk

When it comes to wedding venues in Bath, you may be surprised at what you'll find.

Of course, there are some seriously elegant places to marry and celebrate, from grand hotels to historic spaces; what else would you expect in this honey-hued Georgian city? But there are some alternative options, too.

We've searched the area to bring you the very best wedding venues.

Whether you're dreaming of a stylish country house, a rustic barn or even a vintage-lovers' paradise, there's an option here for you.

Many of these are wedding venues in Bath itself, but we've also looked at the surrounding countryside to bring you some beautiful spaces for your celebration. That way, you can get the best of both worlds: a country reception that's within easy reach of everything the city has to offer.

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1. Ston Easton Park

Exterior of Ston Easton Park with lawn in front leading down to a river

It's glamour on a grand scale at Ston Easton Park, an 18th-century stately home in Bath. There's a very Bridgerton mood here, from the stunning grounds with lawns and a river - an ideal photo backdrop - to the opulent interiors.

Interior of Ston Easton Park with patterned cream wallpaper and sofas and a gold-framed mirror

Want your loved ones to stay over so you can make a weekend of it? There are 23 indulgent bedrooms, each individually designed.

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2. Wick Farm Bath

Exterior of Wick Farm Barn, with grey stone and pink roses climbing the walls

Looking for your own personal rural idyll? Look no further than Wick Farm Bath, a country venue within easy reach of the city.

Comprising two 16th-century barns, Wick Farm can host up to 132 guests for a civil ceremony and up to 200 guests for an evening party. And what a treat these guests can expect.

Interior of Wick Farm Bath dressed for a wedding reception

The grounds are the loveliest backdrop to summer drinks, and the neutral-toned barns themselves can be transformed to suit your dream reception style.

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3. Bailbrook House Hotel

Exterior of Bailbrook House Hotel with circular driveway in front

One of the advantages of a hotel wedding venue is plentiful accommodation - so any out-of-town guests can take the opportunity for a staycation; and where is more beautiful for a UK city break than Bath?

The elegant Bailbrook House Hotel has 94 rooms, so there's certainly enough scope for loved ones to stay on. And that's not the only delight you'll find here.

Gardens at Bailbrook House Hotel looking down across stone steps

The grounds are just perfect for celebratory drinks on a sunny day, before heading inside for your feast. Bailbrook House offers seasonal wedding venues that you can use as a starting point to create a bespoke wedding breakfast to remember.

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4. The Assembly Rooms

Interior of Bath Assembly Rooms with high ceilings, white walls and huge chandeliers

It's hard to imagine a more elegant wedding venue than Bath's iconic Assembly Rooms. Fans of Jane Austen will know them well from her novels; but if literary associations aren't your thing, there's still plenty to enchant you here.

Exterior of bath assembly rooms

There are four magnificent rooms, which can be adapted for larger reception of up to 400 or for more intimate weddings. Catering is by world-renowned Searcys, so your wedding breakfast should be as showstopping as your surroundings.

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READ MORE: The 23 Best Historic Wedding Venues in the UK

5. The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Exterior and garden of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Located - where else? - on Bath's historic Royal Crescent, The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa is stylish venue for a luxurious wedding, whatever your guest list size. Take the hotel on an exclusive use basis and it can accommodate up to 120, but there are also some beautiful spaces for a more intimate celebration.

Large bedroom at The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa with blue walls, a sofa and armchairs, and a four-poster bed

There's everything you'd expect from a first-class hotel: beautiful bedrooms, magical grounds and fine dining. What's more, there's a terrific spa for pre- and post-wedding pampering.

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6. Priston Mill

Interior of Priston Mill with a wood-beamed ceiling and chairs

Priston Mill is a gorgeous country retreat with two spaces for celebrations: the Watermill and the Tythe Barn.

Exterior of the Tythe Barn at Priston Mill

The Tythe Barn is an 18th-century stone-walled barn with an oak-beamed space for the main event, as well as a cosy Parlour for drinks.

The Watermill, as the name suggests, is a working watermill. Dating back to the 10th century, it's an atmospheric spot for a wedding, surrounded by picture-perfect gardens.

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7. The Little Theatre Cinema

Exterior of Little Theatre Cinema Bath

Looking for an unusual wedding venue in Bath that's packed with personality? It has to be the Little Theatre Cinema, a spa quarter gem with plenty of vintage charm.

The main auditorium at Little Theatre Cinema Bath

They have a range of packages to suit different wedding styles, including a cinematic extravaganza in the main auditorium. It's ceremony-only, although you can also arrange a drinks reception in the courtyard - and guests will be served popcorn.

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8. Hamswell House

Exterior of Hamswell House

When it comes to country house wedding venues near Bath, Hamswell House must be among the finest. Set amid 50 acres of grounds, this historic house has a real sense of style.

Marquee dressed for a wedding reception at Bath wedding venue Hamswell House

Your wedding starts with a ceremony in the light-flooded ceremony, followed by celebration drinks on the terrace. The wedding breakfast takes place in a marquee, so you can really make the most of the glorious setting.

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READ MORE: The UK's Most Impressive Country House Wedding Venues

9. Roman Baths & Pump Room

The Roman Baths at dusk

Looking for a romantic location for your ceremony? Look no further than the Roman Baths, an atmospheric space where you can host a sunrise or sunset ceremony for extra magic.

Interior of the pump room restaurant with chandelier

For your wedding breakfast, head to the Pump Room, a refined space that's been on the Bath social scene since the 18th century.

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10. Limpley Stoke Hotel

Exterior of Limpley Stoke Hotel

Limpley Stoke Hotel is the ideal venue for planning a stress-free wedding, so you can sit back and concentrate on the excitement of getting married.

A wedding reception table with white decorations at Limpley Stoke Hotel

They're licensed for civil ceremonies, so there's no need for you and your guests to shuttle between ceremony and reception venues, and they have a range of packages to choose from. 

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11. The Hare & Hounds

Exterior of the Hare & Hounds pub surrounded by countryside

If your vision of wedding heaven is a laidback celebration at a country pub, check out the Hare & Hounds. This stylish pub has stunning views of Bath's countryside, which you can admire from the garden.

Interior of Hare & Hounds

They can cater for groups of different sizes, or if privacy is your priority, they also have some availability for exclusive-use weddings.

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12. The Guildhall

Grey stone exterior of the Guildhall

The Grade II-listed Guildhall is ideal for anyone who dreams of a wedding against a backdrop of historic splendour. Have your ceremony in the Council Chamber, before moving to the magnificent Banqueting Room for your reception.

Interior of the Banqueting Room at the Guildhall

With high ceilings, a chandelier and historic paintings, it's a glorious setting for an elegant celebration.

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READ MORE: The 23 Best Historic Wedding Venues in the UK

13. Orchardleigh Estate

Exterior of the main house at Orchardleigh on a sunny day

500-acre estate Orchardleigh may seem imposingly grand, but in fact, the ethos here is on having a personalised day just the way you want it, using the various spaces as you see fit - a (very glamorous) home away from home!

Wedding reception inside Orchardleigh

And there are plenty of spaces to make use of, from the refined interiors of the main house to the manicured grounds.

The house is licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies, and there are two churches on site - one of which sits on its own private island and is lit entirely by candles.

The estate is located 10 miles from Bath.

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14. Combe Grove Manor Hotel

Exterior of Combe Grove Manor Hotel

A mere three miles from Bath, Combe Grove Manor's tranquil countryside setting makes it feel worlds away from anywhere. There are some beautiful wedding spaces to enjoy, whether you choose an outdoor ceremony in the gazebo or in the refined Georgian Stone Room.

The gazebo at Combe Grove Manor Hotel

Encourage your guests to stay over - not only are the bedrooms lovely, but they'll get access to the spa, including swimming pools, steam rooms and hydrobeds.

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15. Victoria Art Gallery

The upper gallery at Victoria Art Gallery with blue walls and classical artworks

Bath's Victoria Art Gallery is a stylish spot for a wedding ceremony and drinks reception. All you have to do is decide which space best suits your aesthetic.

With works by some of the world's most renowned artists, the blue-walled Upper Gallery is ideal for creating an atmosphere of romantic refinement.

The Lower Gallery at Victoria Art Gallery

The Lower Gallery, by contrast, is a contemporary-cool space with ever-changing exhibitions.

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16. The Pig Near Bath

Exterior of the pig near bath

Are you picturing a wedding celebration that's more luxe dinner party than traditional reception? Check out The Pig Near Bath, the Somerset outpost of the famously laidback-chic Pig boutique chain.

It's a gorgeous country escape where you can gather your nearest and dearest for a dining experience to remember - plus walks, spa time and a trip to nearby Bath.

Private dining room at The Pig Near Bath

To make it extra special, book one of the private dining rooms for your celebration dinner - the largest is The Old Dining Room.

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17. The Bath Priory

Exterior of Bath Priory Hotel

The stunning Bath Priory hotel is a luxurious option if you want to truly spoil your guests. With beautiful rooms, fabulous food and drink, and a renowned spa, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

And for the wedding itself? You have two options.

Lounge at Bath Priory hotel with yellow walls, portraits an a roaring fire

You can take the whole hotel on an exclusive use basis, including 27 rooms, 6 suites, the wedding ceremony, the wedding breakfast and access.

Alternatively, you can book a day package, with ceremony and wedding reception.

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18. Widbrook Grange

Exterior of Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange is a boutique farmhouse hotel near Bath that has everything you need for a gorgeous country wedding. Glorious views, renowned dining, a gin bar - what more could you want?

Bedroom at Widbrook Grange with exposed stone wall

Add in individually designed, rustic-luxe bedrooms and you have a little slice of wedding heaven.

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19. Grittleton House

Exterior of Grittleton House

Located in the countryside near Bath, Grittleton House is the place to go to surround yourself in luxury. From Michelin-trained chefs to a dedicated room for getting ready - complete with complimentary bottle of fizz - every element here has been designed to create magical wedding memories.

Terrace at Grittleton House

Grittleton is a family-owned house with a real emphasis on personalisation, whether your dream day involves a laidback party with fair ground rides on the lawn or an ultra-elegant affair with an eight-course tasting menu.

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20. Chew Valley Weddings

Tips on a sunny day at Chew Valley

Fancy a festival-style wedding or a back-to-nature celebration? Chew Valley is the venue to know, with 30 acres of woodland outside Bath which you can use as you please.

Tipis by a lake at Chew Valley

You can choose tipis or marquees - or go completely al fresco, if you trust the British weather enough!

The site isn't currently licensed to ceremonies, but it's within easy reach of Bath's many ceremony spaces.

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READ MORE: 10 Tips for Planning a Tipi Wedding & 13 of the Best in the UK

21. Aldwick Estate

Aerial view of the vineyard and barns at Aldwick Estate

You don't have to head to France or Italy for an idyllic vineyard wedding; just check out Aldwick Estate.

This award-winning vineyard offers two connected barns with amazing views - and, of course, some seriously good wine!

Exterior of barn at Aldwick Estate

The barns can accommodate 160 for ceremony and reception, and 220 for an evening party.

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22. The Queensbury Hotel

The bar at The Queensbury Hotel

This independent hotel is an utter delight. With impeccable interiors, stunning historic architecture and serene yet central Bath location, The Queensbury is one of the best places to stay in the city.

It's also a marvellous alternative wedding venue.

A green, white and yellow bedroom at the Queensbury Hotel

Hire the hotel on an exclusive basis and you can put together a wedding-house party hybrid the like of which your guests won't have seen before.

The restaurant has a Michelin star, so you're guaranteed great nosh, too.

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23. The Wheatsheaf Combe Hay

White-walled exterior of The Wheatsheaf Combe Hay

The Wheatsheaf Combe Hay is an idyllic country pub just 10 minutes' drive from central Bath. 

Their wedding ethos is all about flexibility, helping you create the day you want. The pub is available on an exclusive use basis, with spaces to suit 50-150 guests.

Interior of The Wheatsheaf Combe Hay

The flexibility extends to the food, whether a 3-course meal or a BBQ whets your appetite. There's also some truly lovely on-site accommodation, from glamping to the pretty-as-a-picture Wendy House suite.

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24. Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Exterior of Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel has all the elegance and serenity you'd associate with a country property - but with the convenience that comes with being located right in the heart of Bath.

The grounds are, quite simply, bewitching: 7 acres of private gardens dotted with fountains and ponds that are the most magical backdrop to wedding photos.

Bride and groom embracing by a pond in the grounds of Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

The hotel caters for weddings great and small, from intimate elopements to a party for 250. 

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25. The Temple of Minerva & Botanical Gardens

Exterior of the Temple of Minerva, a honey-coloured square stone building with doors that have glass panes

The Temple of Minerva is an idyllic option if you're looking for an unusual wedding venue with real charm. Hidden away in Bath's glorious Botanical Gardens, the Temple itself is licensed for civil ceremonies of up to 35 - or up to 100 if you also make use of the terrace.

The terrace at the temple of minerva

After the ceremony, you can celebrate your newlywed status with a reception on the lawn, with plenty of space for a marquee.

This venue isn't just aesthetically pleasing - the Temple of Minerva is a flexible venue, allowing you to choose your own suppliers and with no corkage fee.

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