Choosing your ideal 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 near me' in our listings below.
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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
Hensol Castle has launched 23 new design-led bedrooms, each of which blends contemporary opulence with the splendor and heritage of a listed castle. The beauty of the new accommodation is that no two rooms are the same – a deliberate design feature to make every guest's stay that little more special. All rooms have large en suites furnished with free- standing baths for some indulgent pampering on either side of the wedding celebration, while others boast dressing rooms and separate lounges. Many have stunning views across the castle parkland and serpentine lake – ideal for those looking for a quiet space to retreat among the excitement of the occasion.
Posted: 5 May 2022
Morgans Hotel is a Grade II* listed boutique venue located in the centre of Swansea, just minutes from the beautiful maritime quarter and a short drive from the Mumbles and Gower coastline. The four-star property opened in 1902 as the Swansea Harbour Trust Building and was designed by architect Edwin Seward who submitted the winning design out of 100 entries. The exterior is clad in white stone and red brick and is topped by a Greek statue-clad clock. Inside is 42 individual bedrooms and a restaurant situated on the first floor with access via a champagne bar.
Posted: 3 May 2022
Manor Park Country House is set in 12 acres of landscaped gardens, with picturesque blooming florals and greenery all year round. The house displays a modern twist on the original architecture from the 1700s. Dressed with beautiful chandeliers and a breathtaking, hand-carved wooden staircase finished with golden steel accents. The building has been refurbished several times throughout its history. Although it's decorated with the perfect balance of traditional and modern décor and decked out with present-day facilities, the building retains its prominent architectural features and oozes historical character.
Ceremonies take place in the grand Ashleigh Suite, which we can hold up to 300 guests, or be split into two to accommodate 80+ loved ones and end the day in the other half of the stunning room.
Posted: 29 April 2022
The manor house at Tall John's Weddings is situated within acres of exquisite grounds with mature trees and breathtaking views across the valley. The working walled garden is the ideal place to take photographs with a rose bower, a double swing hanging from a beech tree and a silver birch bower. There is also a restored Welsh barn available for weddings which looks across the Black Mountains with a courtyard and a wooden gazebo that can be decorated with flowers and covered in Perspex if the weather is unkind. Inside are electric points, underfloor heating, insulation, hard floors and a catering area.
Posted: 26 April 2022
Built in the 1930s, the Brangwyn is an impressive wedding venue in Swansea that's known for its Art Decor décor. Situated within easy walking distance of Victoria Park and the spectacular sweep of Swansea Bay, the building boasts a striking and majestic architecture throughout with historic British empire panels created by renowned artist Sir Frank Brangwyn.
There are two wedding spaces available. The Brangwyn Hall has high panelled ceilings and gorgeous walls, and The George Hall and Lord Mayor's Reception Room is decorated in an Art Deco style and provides a more intimate setting for nuptials.
Posted: 19 April 2022
Pencoed House Estate is a gorgeous venue that dates back to 979AD. Once home to ministers of the church, the King of Glamorgan and King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, the property is nestled at the end of a tree-lined driveway and is surrounded by 36 acres of grounds, well- groomed lawns, flowers and ancient woodland. The stately Old Hall is made from original stone walls and boasts a striking vaulted ceiling, wooden beams, a roaring log fire and room for 120 friends and family.
Posted: 12 April 2022
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is set in the grounds of Cardiff Castle and borders one of the largest and most beautiful parks in the UK, Bute Park. The property has announced it will now allow dogs in all external areas of the venue. The new wedding officer, Aimee Daniel, tells us more: "We know how important it is to have your four-legged bestie at your side on your big day! We are fortunate enough to be nestled amongst Bute Park so couples and their photographers can get some stunning images of themselves with their canine companion in the relaxed park setting before joining the wedding party at the drinks reception in the Anthony Hopkins Centre Courtyard (which used to be the stables for Cardiff Castle) for some champagne and paw-secco.
Posted: 7 April 2022