Choosing the perfect South Wales wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in South Wales covering Cardiff, Swansea, Newport including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at South Wales wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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Morgans is a luxurious boutique hotel, that prides itself in building your wedding daydream around you. Our Grade II* listed boutique venue is located in the centre of Swansea, just a stone's throw away from the beautiful maritime quarter & the brand new Swansea Arena. Just a short drive away is the picturesque village of The Mumbles & award-winning Gower coastline.
Create your bespoke fairytale wedding at Llanelli's most popular and romantic wedding venue. We occupy a fabulous position in Llanelli South West Wales, where we have been catering for wedding receptions for the past 40 years. In this time we have built up a long standing reputation in South Wales for attentive service and fabulous food.
Nestled under Cefn Bryn, The King Arthur is a delightful wedding venue situated on the highest point on Gower Peninsula. The family-run property offers impressive views over the Bristol Channel, North towards the Brecon Beacons and West to Carmarthenshire. Inside are two bars, a restaurant, 18 en suite hotel rooms, a small barn conversion cottage, four self-catering cottages, five-star cottage apartments and a banqueting hall.
The award-winning wedding venue and function room, Avalon, has been hosting weddings since 2003.
Posted: 21 June 2022
The Grand Pavilion looks out onto Porthcawl's seafront and has convenient access to the promenade and beach. Boasting views of Exmoor and the North Devon coastline, there are plenty of places to explore, including the Porthcawl Esplanade.
The Stage Door is ideal for intimate nuptials and is decorated in a 1930s Art Deco style. It's capable of holding 100 loved ones throughout the day.
Large celebrations are held in the Main Auditorium. Featuring a distinctive domed roof that is illuminated by more than 300 lights, it can accommodate 220 friends and family for the ceremony and reception.
Posted: 14 June 2022
Craig Y Nos Castle is a history lover's dream. Located on the edge of the Brecon Beacons, it's surrounded by beautiful grounds and views. Once home to Adelina Patti, the world-famous opera singer, the castle is a grand space with a long and interesting history that dates back to 1840. Inside are 36 en suite bedrooms, a state-of-the-art gym with high-quality apparatus, a private lounge and a luxurious hot tub.
The Theatre is one of only eight Grade I listed opera houses in the UK. The space can accommodate 120 guests throughout the day and is decorated with a 125-year-old curtain depicting Madame Patti on a chariot in Rossini's last Italian opera and the names of Patti's favourite composers.
Posted: 7 June 2022
Situated on the banks of the River Teifi with a front-row seat overlooking the Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve, The Glasshouse is a new property near Cardigan and the Welsh coast. Composed by a duo of classical musicians, The Glasshouse is a soothing waterside retreat that's ideal for hen or stag dos. Evolving from a humble cottage to a contemporary sanctuary, this luxury home was designed with nature and deep relaxation in mind. Surrounded by two-and-a-half acres of woodlands, lakes and marshlands, The Glasshouse's gardens are a true celebration of Afon Teifi.
For the wild swimmers in the group, enjoy a bracing dip in the river followed by a visit to the bubbling hot tub, before settling around the fire pit as the sun sets.
Posted: 2 June 2022
Nestled within 650 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside is the 17th-century Hensol Castle. The grand wedding venue has been sympathetically renovated and boasts a modern décor with arched windows, oak panelling and sweeping staircases. Outside is a 15-acre lake which makes a stunning backdrop for those all-important photographs.
The resplendent Oak Room is available for ceremonies and boasts impressive views of the nearby lake.
Receptions are held in the purpose-built Courtyard Hall, which has a luxurious décor throughout and space for 150 loved ones for the meal and 200 for the evening celebration.
Posted: 31 May 2022
voco St. David's, Cardiff, has won two awards at The Welsh Wedding Awards 2022. The hotel picked up 'Wedding Venue of the Year Cardiff' before being named 'Wedding Venue of the Year Overall Winner'.
The general manager, Mark Gallagher, tells us: "We are truly delighted to have won at the fourth Welsh Wedding Awards. Just to be finalists alongside such esteemed venues was a fantastic achievement, but to have won both the regional and national award is a testament to the continued hard work and dedication of every single member of the team at voco St. David's, Cardiff. Working closely with perspective couples, our experienced wedding team is on hand to make sure every detail of their special day is taken care of. This allows the happy couple to celebrate and enjoy their wedding, surrounded by their closest friends and family in a truly idyllic, romantic setting."
Posted: 26 May 2022
The West Usk Lighthouse is a quirky wedding venue steeped in history. The Grade II listed lighthouse is more than 200 years old and offers fantastic views over the estuary and surrounding countryside. The family- run property has won several awards and has a dedicated team who will ensure every detail is planned to perfection.
Weddings take place in the on-site marquee. Licensed to seat up to 80 guests throughout the day, it's heated, has a bar inside and a audio system perfect for dancing the night away.
Outdoor ceremonies are also available on the sea wall (weather dependent).
Posted: 24 May 2022
The Bear Hotel is situated on the cobbled high street of Cowbridge in the heart of the historic market town. The property is a charming stone- faced 12th-century coaching inn, with an acclaimed Physic Garden a mere stroll away, which offers plenty of photograph opportunities.
The Georgian Ballroom is a glamorous area with high ceilings, chandeliers and room for 100 guests for the ceremony or 50 for more intimate receptions.
Alternatively, the St Quentin's Suite combines contemporary style with classic design to create a space that's perfect for adding a personal touch.
Posted: 17 May 2022
Woodbank House is a stunning wedding venue located in the picturesque Usk Valley. Dating back to the late 19th century, the property used to be a country cottage and possible shooting lodge of a large estate. It has since been sympathetically restored, resulting in a period yet contemporary feel throughout.
Guests will approach the boutique venue via a private 250-metre sweeping tree-lined drive and take in the surrounding 20 acres of Welsh countryside.
The Main Hall and Drawing Room are available for ceremonies of up to 70 loved ones during the day and 100 in the evening.
Posted: 12 May 2022
voco® St David's, Cardiff is a five-star hotel that overlooks Cardiff Bay. Flooded with natural light, the venue has a glass-fronted façade, a sleek and elegant interior, a pool, an award-winning spa, a fitness centre, a restaurant and luxurious bedrooms.
The beautifully decorated Penarth Suite is ideal for intimate ceremonies and wedding breakfasts.
Alternatively, The Roald & Dahl Suites, which form part of a larger room, and the Dylan & Thomas Suites can be used throughout the day for large celebrations.
Posted: 10 May 2022