National Botanic Garden of Wales

Middleton Hall, Carmarthen (Carmarthenshire) SA32 8HG Map · Telephone · Website
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About National Botanic Garden of Wales

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is located in the heart of Carmarthenshire's Towy Valley. Gorgeous flower beds, dreamy lakeside walks, beautiful views, stunning modern architecture and lovingly restored historic buildings combine to make this a uniquely romantic wedding venue and breathtaking backdrop for your photographs.

We cater both for marriages and civil partnerships, and all facilities are accessible to the disabled, so no-one needs to miss out on your special day.

The Great Glasshouse is a unique and unforgettable location offering not just a memorable venue but a versatile space for any type of civil ceremony or celebration. This beautiful space can accommodate up to 150 people and is £1,200 for ceremony only and £2,400 for ceremony and reception.

The elegant Marquee is situated to the rear of the main Seasons Restaurant and is classically draped in ivory. It has its own bar and private walled garden patio. The marquee is the perfect space for your reception and can accommodate up to 150 guests in a seated dining capacity and 180 for a buffet, with a hire cost of £1,200.

The Gallery is part of the old Stable Block and has a high arched ceiling reminiscent of church architecture. This delightful room has been tastefully converted offering a classic yet modern venue for receptions, thus all adding to the ambience.

The quiet tranquility of the Gallery makes for an ideal location for intimate events. It can accommodate up to 68 guests in a theatre style for the Ceremony. Licensed all year round for the Civil Ceremonies, it is suited to smaller parties or a drinks reception prior to the wedding breakfast. The displays of artwork add to the pleasant atmosphere which encourages relaxation and conversation. 

The Courtyard makes for a charming setting in the summer, whilst the indoor dining facilities can accommodate up to 40 guests. For ceremony only hire, the cost is £500 and for ceremony and reception, with up to 150 guests, it is £1,560. 

The Outdoor Performance Stage is a beautiful oak framed open sided building set in the Outer Walled Garden. This venue can accommodate up to 150 guests and you will have the choice of an alternative venue in case of bad weather. 

The Garden's Wedding Packages includes:

FREE private car parking within the Garden.

FREE entry to the Garden for all guests.

FREE access to all areas for photographic purposes. Buggy Service available.

 

Photographs

If you choose to have your ceremony elsewhere, but would like to have your photographs taken at the Garden, the cost of doing so is £120 (excluding VAT).

(For groups of up to 50 in all parts of the landscape)

 

For more information

Please contact Cellan Williams, Head of the Wedding & Corporate Department on 01558 667147 or cellan.williams@gardenofwales.org.uk

 

VAT is not included and will be added at the prevailing rate, if you choose to get married during the week, VAT will not be added.

 

  • Stunning and unique setting unlike any other in the area
  • Enchanting backdrop for photographs
  • Caters for both civil partnerships and marriages with a choice of venues
  • Facilities are accessible to the disabled throughout the venue
  • Variety of reception spaces for both large and intimate weddings
  • Choice of menus and styles of food
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    Anthony and Charlotte · Married on 20/04/2019

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    The perfect venue

    The Botanical Garden of Wales is simply the perfect wedding venue. They have stunning scenery, perfect photo opportunities, and a team of staff who really care, and go out of their way to make sure your day is exactly as you want it.

    From start to finish Cellan and his team made everything very easy. From showing us round on our first visit, to responding quickly to our (many) emails with questions, and helping shepherd guests around on the day, nothing was too much trouble for them.

    The garden’s main business isn’t running weddings, but rather than detracting from the day, it added it to. They are genuinely trying to make everything perfect for you.

    We had our ceremony in the great glasshouse and our reception in the marquee, but there are many difference options catering from around 30 to 150 people. The glasshouse is a fantastic dramatic venue and we left with stunning photos which we’ll treasure for years to come. The marquee is a blank slate, and you can decorate it exactly as you want it. As an added bonus, the chairs they provide are nice enough that no seat covers are needed!

    The gardens themselves are beautiful, so your guests can enjoy themselves and explore while the bride and groom are off having photos. There is also the British Bird of Prey centre on site who can bring some of their birds down to meet your guests.

    All told this is a fantastic venue. If I were to get married again I would choose this place in a heartbeat. As an added bonus, after your big day you can come back visit your wedding venue all year round to relive the happy memories; you certainly can’t do that with a standard hotel wedding.

    Sent on 19/05/2019

National Botanic Garden of Wales FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    In the Country
    Historic
    Landmark
    Civil Ceremony Licence
    Outdoor License
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Marquee Available
    Live Band Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Car Parking

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