Bath: A World Heritage Site

Recognised as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Bath is the only city in Britain to enjoy UNESCO World Heritage status.

Bath is the perfect location for your wedding or civil partnership and, with its stylish combination of beautiful architecture, breath-taking scenery and luxurious accommodation, it will sweep you and your guests off your feet.

Bath and North East Somerset Council Venues

Bath Register Office

The Register Office for Bath and North East Somerset is housed in the Guildhall. This grand Georgian Grade 1 listed building is conveniently situated in the heart of the city. The Register Office has three beautiful licenced rooms within this magnificent building, the Russell, Abbey View and the Alkmaar Room. For more information on these rooms, please click on the room names below.

Russell Room

Abbey View Room

Alkmaar Room

Bath's Historic Venues

What could be more romantic than a torch-lit ceremony alongside the steaming waters of the Roman Baths? Alternatively, the Great Octagon in the Assembly Rooms is undoubtedly one of the most elegant settings for a wedding in the country. Add a touch of Georgian splendour with a reception in the beautiful Assembly Rooms, Pump Room or Guildhall Banqueting Room and your day will be truly unforgettable. For more information about Bath's Historic Venues, please click on the images below or call 01225 477786.

Assembly Rooms

 

Wedding at the Assembly Rooms, Marianne Taylor Photography

Guildhall

 

Banqueting Room at the Guildhall

Roman Baths & Pump Room

Wedding at the Roman Baths

Victoria Art Gallery

Victoria Art Gallery, Upper Gallery

The Mayor's Parlour

The Mayor's Parlour holds over 800 years of history and offers a unique and prestigious venue for your special day. The City's ceremonial Maces dating from 1708, along with facsimiles of two of the Royal Charters dating from 1189 and 1590 and an impressive silver collection provide beautiful splendour. You will be seated at the large circular French-polished dining table, with up to 30 guests arranged in semi-circles on either side. Ceremonies can only be held on Saturdays. Further information about the Parlour can be found on the Charter Trustees' web site www.mayorofbath.co.uk To request a viewing (week days in office hours only), for further details or to book a ceremony, please contact the Mayor's Office, Guildhall, Bath, BA1 5AW by telephone 01225 477 411 or email mayorofbath@bathnes.gov.uk

Bath's Parks and Open Spaces

There are a range of venues in our beautiful listed parks that can be used for weddings, civil partnerships, vow renewals and receptions. From Victorian Bandstands to Roman-style Temples, there is something here to match every taste and help to make your special day unique. For more information about Weddings in our Heritage Parks, please visit the dedicated web pages by clicking here. or call 01225 395014 

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Temple of Minerva Bandstand

 

Bath Parks Deparment also offer a floristry service if you are getting married at one of our premises.  Please email wedding_inheritageparks@bathnes.gov.uk for further details 

 

Approved Premises in Bath and North East Somerset

If one of the Bath and North East Somerset Council run venues has not ticked all the boxes for you, then we have a Directory of Approved Premises available in Bath and North East Somerst. Five-star treatment, quirky and unusual venues, relaxed countryside retreats and vintage elegance are all abundant in the Bath area. No matter what your dream of the perfect wedding is, it is sure to come true here..... in Bath.

What to do next?

 

To book or talk to a member of the Registration Team about a wedding either in the Register Office or at one of our Approved Premises in the Bath and North East Somerset district, please call the General Office on 01225 477 234 during office hours.

You can also check out the Marriage page for information on giving Notice of Marriage and the legalities of getting married.

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