Clifton Observatory

Clifton Observatory, Observatory Road, Bristol City (Bristol) BS8 3LT Map · Telephone · Website
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Starting at £750
Number of guests 2 to 120
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About Clifton Observatory

Clifton Observatory is a landmark wedding venue located in Bristol, England. Established in 1766, this location offers expansive views of the Clifton Suspension bridge and the city of Bristol. With a range of unique event spaces and a historic ambience, here you are invited to enjoy an unforgettable wedding celebration. For your big day, their dedicated staff is determined to ensure that you and your loved ones make lasting memories together.

Facilities and Capacity

Clifton Observatory boasts a variety of areas for you to choose from for your celebration of love. If you desire a grand ceremony, you can say ‘I do’ in the refurbished William West Room. With its Art Deco furnishings and sparkling chandeliers, you and up to 60 of your loved ones can enjoy the room’s stylish ambience. Following your ceremony in this room, you and your guests can enjoy a drinks reception on the panoramic rooftop terrace. For an intimate ceremony, the Observatory Tower is licensed for events of 10 to 15 guests. After descending nearly 130 steps, you can even exchange your vows in Giants Cave on a viewing platform that overlooks the stunning Avon George. At this venue, each event space provides you and your guests with a charming and unforgettable environment to celebrate your love.

Services Offered

With comprehensive rental packages, Clifton Observatory ensures that you have everything you need for an unforgettable occasion. The venue’s dedicated event coordinator is also on-hand to account for every detail of your special day. After your ceremony, your guests will be treated to a complimentary celebratory toast. Each package also includes access to Giants Cave, the museum, and Camera Obscura for all guests. With three preferred catering vendors, you can choose from an assortment of cuisines for your wedding meal. For your convenience, Clifton Observatory are happy to provide audiovisual equipment, table linens, a cake stand and knife, a fully stocked bar, and glassware. You are also welcome to bring the entertainment vendor of your choice. Whether you are hosting an intimate event or a grand occasion, this venue vows to leave a lasting impression.

Cave Wedding
Cave Wedding
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Clifton Observatory
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony
Sunset
Sunset
Reception setup
Reception setup
Clifton suspension bridge
Clifton suspension bridge
360 Rooftop Terrace
360 Rooftop Terrace
William West Room
William West Room
William West Room Reception
William West Room Reception
Cave Wedding
Cave Wedding
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Clifton Observatory
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony

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Clifton Observatory FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Exclusive Use
    Unusual Weddings
    Historic
    Landmark
    Civil Ceremony Licence
    Unique Weddings
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Allows Private Catering
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Dance Floor
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Confetti Permitted
    Pets Welcome

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  • Clifton Observatory, Observatory Road Bristol City (Bristol) BS8 3LT
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