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 marriage 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 their feet.

Here is our Ceremony Guide to having a ceremony in Bath and North East Somerset.

Approved Premises Ceremony fees

1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021

Monday - Thursday Friday - Saturday Sunday, Bank Holidays and ceremonies after 5pm
£440 £470 £490

Ceremony fees do not include the £45 non-refundable booking fee or £11 certificate fee

Approved Premises in Bath and North East Somerset

Below is a list of our licenced venues within Bath and North East Somerset. Five-star treatment, quirky and unusual venues, relaxed country retreats and vintage elegance are all abundant in the Bath and North East Somerset area. No matter what your dream of a perfect day is, it is sure to come true here.....in Bath.

Venue Address Contact Telephone Number
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM IN BRITAN Claverton Manor, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BD 01225 460503
APEX CITY OF BATH HOTEL James Street West, Bath, BA1 2DA 01225 418500
ASSEMBLY ROOMS Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QH 01225 477782
BAILBROOK HOUSE Eveleigh Avenue, London Road West, Bath, BA1 7JD 01225 855100
BATH PAVILION North Parade Road, Bath, BA2 4EU 01225 486902
THE BATH PRIORY HOTEL Weston Road, Bath, BA1 2XT 01225 331922
MACDONALD BATH SPA HOTEL Sydney Road, Bath, BA2 6JF 01225 444424
BECKFORD'S TOWER Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 9BH 01225 460705
THE BOATHOUSE Newbridge Road, Bath BA1 3NB 01225 482584
CAMELEY LODGE Cameley, Temple Cloud, Bristol, BS39 5AH 01761 452790
COMBE GROVE MANOR & COUNTRY CLUB Brassknocker Hill, Monken Combe, Bath, BA2 7HS 01225 834644
FOLLY FARM Stowey, Pensford, Bristol, BS39 4DW 01275 331580
GUILDHALL High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW 01225 477442
THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM Great Pulteney Street, Bath, BA2 4DB 01225 388569
HOMEWOOD PARK Abbey Lane, Freshford, Bath, BA3 6BB 01225 723731
THE LITTLE THEATRE CINEMA St Michael's Place, Bath, BA1 1SF 01225 330803
THE OLD MANOR HOUSE AND HOTEL 5 Bristol Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2BA 0117 986 3107
PRISTON MILL Priston, Near Bath, BA2 9EQ 01225 423 894
ROMAN BATHS AND PUMP ROOM Stall Street, Bath, BA1 1LZ 01225 477782
THE ROYAL CRESCENT HOTEL Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LS 01225 823333
ROYAL VICTORIA PARK Royal Victoria Park Nursery, Bath, BA1 2LZ 01225 395014
VICTORIA ART GALLERY Bridge Street, Bath, BA1 4AT 01225 477782

What to do next?

To book or talk to a member of the Registration Service about holding a ceremony at the Register Office or at one of our Approved Premises within Bath and North East Somerset district, please contact the office.

If you manage/own a venue you feel would be a great Approved Premises for the celebrations of marriages and civil partnerships then please see below for more information.

Would you like to apply for a licence and join our list of approved venues for marriages and civil partnerships?

Do you have a venue that would be suitable for such ceremonies?

Is your venue secular in nature, of a permanent structure and regularly available to the public for celebratory ceremonies?

If you would like to find out more about your venue becoming an approved premise, then please use the links below

To see which venues are currently serving their period of public notice see below

Approved Premises applications pending

APPLICATION OF PREMISES AS VENUE FOR MARRIAGES UNDER SECTION 26(1)(bb) OF THE MARRIAGE ACT 1949 AND CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS UNDER SECTION 6(3A)(a) OF THE CIVIL PARTNERSHIP ACT 2004

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in pursuance of Section 4(1) of the Regulations that an application has been received for the following premises to be licenced for the solemnisation of Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Premise: Little Theatre Cinema, St Michael's Place, Bath BA1 1SF

Applicant: Picturehouse Cinemas 

The application and accompanying plans can be inspected at the Register Office in the Guildhall, High Street, Bath during normal working hours (08:30-17:00hrs Monday to Thursday and 08:30-16:30hrs Friday). Any person may give notice in writing to the office specified below of an objection to the grant of approval, with reasons for the objection, within twenty-one days from the date on which this public notice has been published.

Maria Lucas, Proper Officer for Registration and Director of Legal & Democratic Services

The Register Office, The Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW

DATE: 07/10/2020

APPLICATION OF PREMISES AS VENUE FOR MARRIAGES UNDER SECTION 26(1)(bb) OF THE MARRIAGE ACT 1949 AND CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS UNDER SECTION 6(3A)(a) OF THE CIVIL PARTNERSHIP ACT 2004

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in pursuance of Section 4(1) of the Regulations that an application has been received for the following premises to be licenced for the solemnisation of Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Premise: Old Manor House Hotel Keynsham Ltd, 5 Bristol Rd, Keynsham, BS31 2BA

Applicant: Georgia Lacey 

The application and accompanying plans can be inspected at the Register Office in the Guildhall, High Street, Bath during normal working hours (08:30-17:00hrs Monday to Thursday and 08:30-16:30hrs Friday). Any person may give notice in writing to the office specified below of an objection to the grant of approval, with reasons for the objection, within twenty-one days from the date on which this public notice has been published.

Maria Lucas, Proper Officer for Registration and Director of Legal & Democratic Services

The Register Office, The Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW

DATE: 21/10/2020

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