Bristol is a city rich in art and culture. Walking around Bristol is like walking through a collection of tapestries. With Banksy’s art covering every inch of the city, it is one of the most interesting and vibrant cities in the South West to get married.
Being a historic port city, Bristol has many houses, hotels, and castles deep-rooted by the water, giving a beautiful setting for any wedding.
Whether you are looking to get married in the gorgeous countryside or want the lively atmosphere of the city centre, Bristol will be guaranteed to have the perfect wedding venue to suit your wants and needs.
Read on to discover our top 15 wedding venues in Bristol.
With a gorgeous stately interior, spacious rooms, and stunning decor, you are sure to live all of your regal desires here at Clevedon Hall.
If you plan on getting married in the summer, Clevedon Hall offers beautiful gardens with terraces, fountains, lawns, gazebos, and lakes to provide space for your ceremony, photo opportunities, wedding breakfast, entertainment, and maybe even some sparkling fireworks to finish the night off with a bang!
Whether you are looking for something elaborate and intricate or cosy and intimate, Clevedon Hall has it all.
Acres and acres of stunning grounds make Berwick Lodge the wedding venue to have if you want gorgeous views for days. A luxurious and tranquil setting gives you everything you could possibly want for your big day.
When it comes to Bristol wedding venues, Berwick Lodge has a marvelous elegance about it with plenty of historical architecture to create magical memories for your magical day.
Fine dining will make you feel like royalty in this hidden secret of a venue. What more could you want?
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One of the most desirable wedding venues in Bristol and the South West, this mansion is filled with 19th-century decor and has many of its original features intact.
The architecture and gardens of the mansion create wonderful photo opportunities for yourself and your wedding party.
With a double spiral staircase, The Great Hall within Leigh Court would be the perfect place to drift down and enter the ceremony of your wedding.
Aztec Hotel and Spa
What more do you want on your wedding day? A nice relaxing environment, free from stress. You can wind down after the big day or prep yourself the day before in the sauna or steam room.
If getting sweaty is not your thing, then you can easily relax just as much in one of Aztec’s treatment rooms, with a nice massage, or pamper yourself with any other treatment of your choice.
Gorgeous and pristine, white, light beige, and light grey walls surround every room, making it very modern and clean for your big day.
The Aztec Hotel and Spa is the ideal wedding venue for those that want spacious rooms to hold their ceremony, reception, or both!
A gorgeous Georgian gothic-style building and stunning surroundings, Arnos Manor is the perfect wedding venue in Bristol to get the most breathtaking, picturesque photos of your special day.
This venue is full of history, storing hundreds of stories in its walls and 18th-century stucco ceilings, central staircase, and elegant arched sash windows.
With a private chapel and devoted wedding team, your South West wedding is bound to go ahead just as you dreamed it would.
The Manor at Old Down Estate
This South West wedding venue has an option of a lavish manor or a rustic, warm barn to have your ceremony or reception in.
You can say your vows while standing on the flagstone floors, surrounded by stone walls and exposed beams, in The Barn, or you can have your banquet under heavenly crystal chandeliers of The Manor.
The Manor is the ideal place to have your wedding if you want it to be all about you and your friends and family. You can have the whole venue exclusively yours for the duration of your stay, meaning you can explore the building, admire every gorgeous view, and relax in the indoor pool whenever you please.
DoubleTree By Hilton
Smack bang in the bustling city centre of Bristol, the DoubleTree is the perfect venue if you are looking for something simple yet stunning.
You can keep the party going, with bars and restaurants only a short walk away from the venue. Or if you’re one for the water, you can even give yourself a quick visit to the Bristol Aquarium, just a 10 minute walk away!
Even though you are in the centre of Bristol some of the interiors of DoubleTree gives a historic 17th century feel to its visitors. From its historic restaurant that was once a glass kiln, to the modern, British cuisine that it offers, this venue has all that you could ask for.
The Orangery at Goldney House
Nestled in the popular Clifton village of Bristol, lies this fairy-tale of a wedding venue. Surrounded by breathtaking walled gardens, The Orangery provides the perfect backdrop for any and all photo opportunities.
You are able to seat all of your guests in the Orangery or use the Music room and Drawing room of Goldney House for your ceremony. Both with enormous windows letting in a copious amount of light to warm up your day and with chandeliers to create awe and wow your guests.
If you’re wanting more of an intimate ceremony, away from everything, The Rotunda is the perfect place for you. Tucked away in a hidden part of the gardens, you can be alone with the love of your life before the rush and madness of your reception and party.
De Vere Tortworth Court
Just north of Bristol lies De Vere Tortworth Court. A historic hotel situated in the most gorgeous gardens of which you can explore and find a Victorian arboretum that houses more than 300 plant and tree specimens.
This venue is able to hold up to 280 guests, which means you can have that big wedding that you dreamed of or you can keep it cosy and intimate if you prefer!
If you are looking to have a wedding on the more intimate side, the Victoria suite has the perfect wooden panelled walls and high ceilings on offer, creating a spot-on, cosy setting for your day.
What about if you want your day outside? Overlooking the hundreds of trees and plants of the arboretum, the pagoda is the perfect spot for you to say your vows.
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Your home away from home. The Marriott Hotel is right in the city center of Bristol right next to castle park where you can explore an area steeped in history and culture.
You can use the Great Britain suite for your ceremony then move over to the conservatory room where you can have your wedding breakfast/reception whilst enjoying the natural light beaming through the floor to ceiling windows.
We all know how hard it can be to plan a wedding, but it doesn’t have to be so difficult. The Marriott has certified wedding planners at your disposal to help you through everything, from setting a budget to finding the right florist, The Marriott wedding planners can do it all.
Avon Gorge Hotel
This historic venue provides unique views of the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Not only that but this hotel has a gorgeous outlook onto many other parts of the city.
Be in awe at the stunning views of Somerset and southern areas of Bristol, and be only one step away from some of this country’s most outstanding architecture.
You can have the grand red carpet entrance that you’ve always dreamed of by floating down the Avon Gorge Hotel’s original marble staircase and drifting right into the historic venue of dreams. With its own character and charm, whilst also being modern and current, the Aquam Bibe rooms interconnect to provide all of the room you need to host all of your family and friends.
Aldwick Court Farm
Aldwick Court Farm in Redhill, Bristol, is set in a beautiful area of natural beauty. Positioned in the historic Mendip Hills and with a working vineyard encompassing it, this venue is the perfect place to have a wedding.
With greenery as far as the eye can see, this farm has the most perfect photo opportunities you could ask for.
Built from stone, with beautiful exposed wooden beams, this South West venue has two stunning converted barns that provide the natural rustic style of the countryside, whilst also providing the required modern facilities needed for your big day.
The Mansion House
Grand is an understatement if you are talking about The Mansion House in Clifton.
One of Bristol’s best-kept secrets is the perfect combination of the romantic Victorian era and luxury, style, and great service.
You can have your wedding in one of two gardens, the smaller of the two being a charming rose garden that has a delightful gazebo lying within. If being wed outside isn’t your thing, then you can have a sophisticated, indoor ceremony in the Drawing Room.
The Mansion House offers all of the detail and charm that you could need for a Bristol City wedding, whilst collectively being able to capture the sparkle and magic of your wedding day.
The Clifton Pavilion at Bristol Zoo Gardens
If you’ve ever dreamt about being married amongst Gorillas, Red Pandas, or Ring-Tailed Lemur’s, then look no further than Bristol Zoo Gardens.
The architecture of The Clifton Pavilion, within the zoo gardens, provides the elegance of rooms from the 1920s that overlook the flora-filled west lawn and flamingos. Within the architecture are high ceilings with graceful chandeliers, the perfect background for your wedding photos.
Not only can you grab photo opportunities within the Pavillion, but you and your guests are able to explore the zoo and see the vast amount of animals that will make your wedding day one to remember.
Get married in your very own 17th-century castle. What a dream!
Walton Castle is a wedding fairytale of gorgeous, intimate, and elegant surroundings. You will really feel as if you are living in the 1600s within the rooms held in the castle.
They pride themselves on attention to detail, allowing you to make all of the unique decisions for your big day that your heart desires.
You have a selection of 3 beautiful settings for your ceremony, with amazing country and coastal views insight.
End your magical day on the balcony, with a glass of champagne in hand, watching the sunset with the love of your life.
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