Stand-out Wedding Venues in Bristol

With so many different types of wedding venue out there, it can often seem overwhelming and impossible to choose. Whether you want a traditional English wedding venue, a place you can put your own stamp on, an alternative outdoor space or something else entirely, we here at Wedding Band Bristol have selected some of the best wedding venues Bristol has to offer. Did we miss out on another great venue? We would love to hear from you at

Cadbury Hotel Bristol

The Doubletree by Hilton Cadbury Hotel in Bristol (Frost Hill, BS49 5AD) is one of the South West’s most luxurious wedding venues, and offer the professional service you’d expect from one of the world’s leading hoteliers. Matching the elegance of the 18th Century house with the style of a modern boutique hotel, the Cadbury Hotel can cater for weddings of all sizes. From the stunning Great Room – the subject of a recent £500,000 refurbishment – to the prestigious Marco Pierre White Restaurant, the Cadbury oozes quality. The hotel is situated in over 20 acres of landscaped grounds, making it ideal for unforgettable photographs, and the on-site health spa “The Club” is available for all of your pampering needs. With a wedding co-ordinator at hand to make sure every detail of your special day runs smoothly and with 132 beautiful bedrooms on site, happy couples can be rest assured of a perfect nights sleep. The Cadbury Hotel stand by their philosophy, to provide “the perfect wedding with the ultimate in versatility and with impeccable attention to detail, leaving you free to relax and enjoy your special day in complete confidence.”

Paintworks Bristol

If you prefer your wedding venue to be a blank canvas to throw your inspiration into then The Paintworks Event Space (Bath Road, Bristol, BS4 3EH), is the wedding venue for you. Close to Bristol city centre and available for both the ceremony and reception, the venue is a striking affair with two outside courtyards and an in-house catering and bar team. With control over your design you can tailor the space to fit your needs, with the team’s mantra “Our priority is to make your vision into a reality.” The venue can even be booked ahead for a holding day so that yourself or chosen providers can turn the venue into the stuff dreams are made of, the Paintworks also possess experienced events staff to cast an expert eye over your plans. If you want a wedding day as unique as yourself then the Paintworks is the venue for you.

Tipi Events

If the bright lights of Bristol aren’t for you and serenity and stunning views are the order of the day, Tipi Events provide a one of a kind wedding experience. Overlooking Chew Valley Lake, the site forms party of a larger 500 acre organic farm – and it can be home to just you and your guests for the whole weekend. There a multitude of tent options that can be joined together to form larger structures, along with additional sleeping accommodation if you want to be one with the great outdoors. The staff at Tipi Events have a wealth of experience in the events sector, and organic meats can be supplied from the farm to ensure the freshest food for the big day. Offering the flexibility and freedom of a unique space and with the kind of surroundings that guarantee wedding photographs to cherish, Tipi Events make the outdoors outstanding. For more information about Tipi Events you can call them on 01761 463695 or visit them at Herons Green Farm, Compton Martin, Bristol, BS40 6NL.

SS Great Britain

One of the most stunning wedding venues Bristol has to offer…A wedding is the perfect time to push the boat out – and on the SS Great Britain this is taken a little more literally! This beautifully restored ship, first launched in 1843, is moored on Bristol’s harbour-side and oozes class and luxury. Opulent fine dining can be enjoyed on board and views of Bristol Cathedral and the Cabot Tower can be taken in from the weather deck. If wedding plans are making you feel all at sea, the SS Great Britain also provide a designated wedding coordinator to ensure plain sailing, offering professional advice on suppliers and making sure that the running of the evening is ship shape. The SS Great Britain, located at the Great Western Dockyard, BS1 6TY, is the one of a kind venue in the heart of Bristol that will ensure a memorable night is had by all aboard!





Adam McCulloch

Resident Wedding Blogger