The Guildhall, Bath

£450 - £3,750 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
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Situated in the heart of Bath, the Guildhall offers you the venue for both a stunning ceremony and an elegant reception.
The Guildhall, Bath Pricing & Costs

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As part of the hire fee we include: tables, chairs, staging, and a PA system for speeches. Your caterer can provide all crockery and linens, and should they need more information regarding the kitchen facilities we can speak to them or arrange a site visit. If your caterer doesn’t offer a bar facility, we can also put you in touch with suitable pop-up bar providers.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
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The Guildhall, Bath Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Town Hall
Registry Office
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available


Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
City View

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
The Guildhall, Bath Full Description
The Guildhall stands prominently in the heart of the city near the Abbey, Roman Baths and Pump Room. An impressive setting for a ceremony and reception, the Georgian interiors and grand staircases make a beautiful backdrop for a wedding party. A short stroll away is the beautifully kept Parade Gardens overlooking the River Avon and Pulteney Bridge. These gardens are perfect for wedding photographs if the weather is fine.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Debs Coutts
Thank you for getting in touch with the team at Bath's Historic Venues. The Guildhall is a wonderful venue and we'd love to show you around. If you would like to book an appointment to view the venue or if you have any further questions, we'd be delighted to help.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
The Guildhall, Bath Location & Contact Details


High Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 5AW, England

Travel Notes

Bath is the perfect location for a wedding, our venues are easily accessible by foot, car and public transport.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M4, Junction 18

Nearest Train Station

Bath Spa

Nearest Airport

Bristol International Airport

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Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at The Guildhall, Bath?

It is hard to choose! With a choice of caterers, we have seen some wonderfully themed menus.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Speak to your venue about trusted suppliers - they'll be able to help you choose people who are reliable and creative.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Handcrafted favours are a winner! Especially things that guests can treasure or display in their home.

Describe The Guildhall, Bath in 5 adjectives

Historic, opulent, elegant, welcoming,

Where’s the best photo spot at The Guildhall, Bath?

The marble or oak staircase make a lovely backdrop for photos, but just across the road is beautifully kept Parade Gardens overlooking the River Avon and Pulteney Bridge.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at The Guildhall, Bath?

Although we haven't hosted any celebrity weddings, we have hosted lots of VIP's at the venue and plenty of filming. The Banqueting Room was used for a memorable scene in season 1 of Bridgerton, where Daphne and the Duke make their pact.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Yorkshire puddings filled with beef and horseradish.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?


What is The Guildhall, Bath most unique feature?

The Banqueting Room is reputed to have the finest interior in Bath, with Corinthian columns, 18th-century chandeliers and royal portraits.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

It is wonderful that the Banqueting Room has been used for hospitality and entertainment for more than 200 years.