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Weddings at the Assembly Rooms

The Grade I Listed Assembly Rooms is a stunning historic building perfect for weddings for 30 - 400 guests.

Walk-through the spaces available for your wedding ceremony or reception on a virtual tour.

Housing the finest set of 18th century chandeliers in the world and coupled with impressive architecture and portraits by Gainsborough and Ramsey, the Assembly Rooms makes a stylish and truly historical setting for a wedding. Featuring numerous times in Jane Austen's novels, particularly Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, and in some of Charles Dickens' works, this really is a special place to get married, and is a true testament to Bath as a wedding destination. 

With its elegance, historical importance and quality food and service, the Assembly Rooms has everything necessary for a stylish city wedding.  There are four interconnecting rooms of varying sizes providing versatile space for weddings with 30-400 guests. 

Great Octagon

Up to 120 guests for a ceremony
Up to 250 guests for a drinks reception
Available all day
From £1,130 inc VAT (or £235 per hour post ceremony or pre-dinner)

The beautiful Great Octagon features four original marble fireplaces and the largest chandelier in the Assembly Rooms collection. It is a stunning room for a ceremony and is frequently a location for a post-ceremony or an arrival drinks reception, prior to a wedding breakfast in the adjoining Tea Room.

Image: Wedding ceremony in the Great Octagon, Lee Niel Photography
Wedding ceremony in the Great Octagon, Lee Niel Photography

Tea Room

Up to 250 guests for a ceremony
30 - 120 guests for dinner/dancing
Available all day
From £2,025 inc VAT

With its stunning double columned balcony, original fireplaces and three stunning chandeliers, the Tea Room makes the perfect backdrop to a wedding ceremony or reception. South-facing, it is bright and light on even the greyest of days.

Image: Wedding Ceremony in the Tea Room, Marianne Taylor Photography
Wedding Ceremony in the Tea Room, Marianne Taylor Photography

Ball Room

150 – 500 guests for a ceremony
120 – 280 guests for dinner/dancing
Available all day
From £2,025 inc VAT

The largest eighteenth century room in Bath has intricate plasterwork, five chandeliers and a stunning balcony. This breath-taking room is most often chosen for wedding receptions and parties, but is also available to hire for a truly spectacular wedding ceremony.

Image: Wedding Reception in the Ball Room, Amy Sanders Photography
Wedding Reception in the Ball Room, Amy Sanders Photography

Card Room

Available as a bar when used in conjunction with another room

The Card Room serves as a fully stocked bar, and with access to a small formal garden, it is a lovely choice for summer drinks. It not available to hire on its own, but is available free of charge when you hold a wedding reception at the Assembly Rooms.

Image: Drinks reception in the Card Room, Brett Harkness
Drinks reception in the Card Room, Brett Harkness

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For further information about weddings, please call 01225 477786 or complete our enquiry form.