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Bath's Historic Venues

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Our multi award-winning and atmospheric venues are situated in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With its fantastic selection of accommodation, stylish architecture and wedding photo opportunities, the city will sweep you off your feet.

Roman Baths & Pump Room

This stunning, historic venue is truly unique. Not only is there nothing like it in the world, it also provides a fantastic opportunity to be married in the open air, but remain under cover, safe from the unpredictable British weather! You can enjoy an enchanting and atmospheric evening, with friends and family gathered on the 2000 year old Roman paving whilst they witness your marriage. There will be steam, flickering torchlight and Champagne – a recipe for a magical evening.

Assembly Rooms

The Assembly Rooms is one of Bath’s most prestigious venues and has been at the heart of the city’s social life since the 18th century. Featuring numerous times in Jane Austen's novels, particularly Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, and in some of Charles Dickens' works, this really is a special place to get married, and is a true testament to Bath as a wedding destination. With stunning crystal chandeliers, large inter-connecting rooms and impressive architecture, it has everything you need for a stylish city wedding.

Guildhall

Housing the Banqueting Room, the finest Georgian interior in Bath, the Guildhall is an imposing Grade I listed building. Positioned opposite the Roman Baths, the Register Office for Bath is also conveniently located within the Guildhall allowing for a ceremony and reception within the same beautiful building.

Victoria Art Gallery

The stunning upper gallery with its paintings, sculpture and cast of the Parthenon Frieze, is an inspiring and unusual venue for a civil ceremony or drinks reception. The lower gallery is a more contemporary art space housing a variety of exhibitions.

  • The award-winning Roman Baths and Pump Room has the 'wow' factor. It is a truly unique and breath-taking venue.
  • Magnificent photo opportunities, both indoors and outdoors
  • Our in-house caterer Searcys provide fantastic service and their highly skilled chefs will delight in catering bespoke, mouth-watering menus
  • Elegant award-winning Georgian rooms for ceremonies and receptions (featured in Jane Austen and Charles Dickens novels)
  • With a stunning array of venues and an experienced wedding team, together we can create your perfect day
  • A variety of accommodation options on our doorstep

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Unusual Weddings
Asian Wedding
Historic
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the City
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Allows fire ceremony
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    Beautiful place, out of touch staff

    We had our wedding reception at the Guildhall, specifically the banqueting room. A grand and beautiful room fit for a grand day. The room is what it is, if this aesthetic is what you desire here it is for a fair price. The walls need a paint job and the carpet needs updating but that’s about all that is visibly wrong. The issue is behind the curtains at this venue. We views the venue and one lady advertised herself as the wedding coordinator. Under that condition we decided to move forward, knowing we had a teammate on our big day. However, she became more of an adversary than a teammate. She took absolutely no initiative and withheld information. For example we hired an easel then she told us the day before that she has one on site! Even though we had asked. She allowed the bar to be set up completely against plan and then said it couldn’t be moved. She allowed evening food cutlery to just sit in a pile when we provided pre-folded napkins for them to be placed in. And most importantly she made my violinist put down his instrument and provide a microphone that she had neglected to get working. This meant we ate in silence and that money I paid for the violinist and cellist was a waste. Not to mention she had the best man trying to make sound equipment work.

    The Guildhall has nothing in reserve. If you have your event here, it is down to you to provide absolutely everything. They restrict you to 3 chefs that they will waive the cleaning fee for and they are all overpriced. The kitchen fee is £350.

    Overall the lack of communication the lack of coordination and the lack of taking initiative made me need to chastise the wedding co ordinator and the team on the wedding day. I said I don’t wish to have this conversation with anyone let alone in my wedding day. She needs to be replaced with someone competent who can turn the profit the taxpayer deserves out if this national treasure. The whole team at the Guildhall is slow, old, and, doesn’t have a clue. Nice building though.
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    C Married on 14/05/2019
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    Roman Baths wedding

    Just a quick note to say a huge thank you to you and the entire team at the Roman Baths.
    The Roman Baths is an exceptional venue in which to get married and the experience was significantly complimented by the first class customer service we all experienced, from the first point of contact to the evening itself - thank you!!
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    P Married on 22/03/2019
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    Roman Baths and Assembly Rooms

    We’ve lost count of the number of guests who told us how much they loved the venues, how great it was to use the Bath Assembly Rooms to “assemble” as they were originally designed for, and how atmospheric the Roman Baths were on the night. It was all, in a word, perfect!
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    Daniella Married on 16/02/2019
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    Fantastic, romantic venue

    We had the most wonderful evening on Sunday, the Roman Bath’s are absolutely stunning at night... it really was the most fantastic, romantic venue to hold our ceremony at.

    The staff are all really wonderful too. Honestly, we couldn’t fault the whole experience!
    Thank you for all your help in the lead up to our wedding!
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    R Married on 28/12/2016
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    Assembly Rooms wedding

    Thank you to you and the team who helped make our wedding and birthday party at the Assembly Rooms on 28 December a very special day indeed. We were so well looked after and the day surpassed our wildest expectations.
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    Mr Married on 04/09/2016
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    Roman Baths wedding

    My youngest daughter was married at the baths this Sunday gone. What can I say. The venue was exquisite, the atmosphere exceptional, the meal stunning, and the service unbelievable. I would like to send a special thanks to whoever was in the background organising to the day. But a special thank you to, Otto who on the night looked after all of us and provided reassurance and advice at an extremely nervous time for me and my family. Then to the chef and his team including the servers, who delivered hot, and the most enjoyable food at any sit down wedding I have been to. Your bar staff, always helpful, nothing too much trouble. It was a magical day and such a memorable time. I sincerely hope your staff enjoyed their time with us as we did with them on this very special occasion at an amazing location.
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    P Married on 26/03/2016
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    Roman Baths wedding

    Our wedding was truly magical and we cannot thank you enough for making sure everything went to plan for us. Otto was superb on the night and we had the most amazing time.
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    S. Married on 29/12/2014
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    Pump Room wedding

    I can’t fully express my thanks for what you did to help make Hilary’s wedding the success it was.
    EVERYONE had a good time, no small thanks to you both making every detail look easy, and Caro, I know you never said no to any of my requests, nothing was too much trouble.

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