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.

Bath Register Office Ceremony Suite

Situated within the Guildhall, Bath Register Office can offer three beautiful ceremony rooms.

Ceremony Fees - 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022

*Capacity Monday - Thursday Friday and Saturday Sunday 
Jane Austen Room (New room from January 2022) 21 People £325 £370 £390
Abbey View Room 25 People £325 £370 £390
Alkmaar Room 4- 40 People with the possibility of increasing to 120 people £425 £450 £470

* The capacity for each room includes the couple, witnesses, all guests (including children) and any photographer/videographer. The numbers DO NOT include the Registrars.

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

Ceremony fees - 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023

* Capacity Monday - Thursday Friday and Saturday Sunday
Jane Austen Room 21 People £330 £370 £390
Abbey View Room 25 People £330 £370 £390
Alkmaar Room 4 - 60 People can be increased to 120 people £430 £450 £470

We offer Register Office ceremonies in an office for just the couple and two witnesses only. These are available Monday - Thursday at 09:30,10:00 and 10:30am only. If you wish to have just the legal ceremony here and an alternative larger ceremony elswhere, we can supply independant celebrants to contuct your ceremony. Please contact the office for more information.

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

Approved Premises Ceremony fees

1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022

Monday - Thursday Friday - Saturday Sunday, Bank Holidays and ceremonies after 5pm
£450 £480 £495

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

1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023

Monday - Thursday Friday - Saturday Sunday and Bank Holidays After 20:00hrs
£460 £490 £510 £530

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 Bath.

Venue Address Contact Telephone Number
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM AND GARDENS Claverton Manor, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BD 01225 46 05 03
ASSEMBLY ROOMS Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QH 01225 47 77 82
BAILBROOK HOUSE Eveleigh Avenue, London Road West, Bath, BA1 7JD 01225 85 51 00
BATH PAVILION North Parade Road, Bath, BA2 4EU 01225 48 69 02
THE BATH PRIORY HOTEL Weston Road, Bath, BA1 2XT 01225 33 19 22
BATH RACECOURSE Lansdown, Bath, BA1 9BU 01225 42 46 09
BATH SPA HOTEL Sydney Road, Bath, BA2 6JF 01225 44 44 24
BECKFORD'S TOWER Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 9BH 01225 46 07 05
CAMELEY LODGE Cameley, Temple Cloud, Bristol, BS39 5AH 01761 45 27 90
COMBE GROVE MANOR HOTEL Brassknocker Hill, Monken Combe, Bath, BA2 7HS 01225 83 46 44
FOLLY FARM Stowey, Pensford, Bristol, BS39 4DW 01275 33 15 80
GUILDHALL High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW 01225 47 74 42
HOMEWOOD Abbey Lane, Freshford, Bath, BA3 6BB 01225 72 37 31
THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM Great Pulteney Street, Bath, BA2 4DB 01225 38 85 69
LANSDOWN GROVE HOTEL Lansdown Road, Bath, BA1 5EH 01225 48 38 88
THE LITTLE THEATRE CINEMA St Michael's Place, Bath, BA1 1SF 01225 33 08 03
THE LAKE VENUE, CHEW VALLEY WEDDINGS Woodford Lane, Chew Stoke, BS40 8XR 01761 46 36 95
THE OLD MILL HOTEL Tollbridge Road, Bath, BA1 7DE 01225 96 22 30
No 1 ROYAL CRESCENT  1 Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LR 01225 42 81 26
THE OLD MANOR HOUSE HOTEL 5 Bristol Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2BA 0117 986 31 07
PARADE GARDENS Grand Parade, Bath, BA2 4DF 01225 39 40 41
THE PIG NEAR BATH Hunstrete House, Pensford, BS39 4NS 07167 49 04 90
PRISTON MILL Priston, Near Bath, BA2 9EQ 01225 42 38 94
THE RIVERSIDE INN The Shallows, Saltford, Bristol, BS31 3EZ 01225 87 36 00
ROMAN BATHS AND PUMP ROOM Stall Street, Bath, BA1 1LZ 01225 47 77 82
THE ROYAL CRESCENT HOTEL Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LS 01225 82 33 33
ROYAL VICTORIA PARK Royal Victoria Park Nursery, Bath, BA1 2LZ 01225 39 50 14
VICTORIA ART GALLERY Bridge Street, Bath, BA1 4AT 01225 47 77 82

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

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