Cardiff is the capital of Wales and one of the UKs most stunning, vibrant cities. With landmarks such as the City Hall, Mermaid Quay and the cities medieval castle there are plenty of spaces and fine wedding venues in Cardiff. Whether you want to get married on the outskirts or within its vibrant city centre, there is plenty to choose from.

Cardiff has the perfect balance between tradition and modernity with stunning country houses fit for a king and sophisticated hotels and restaurants. If you and your partner are more sporty types, then there's always the Millenium (Principality) Stadium or Cardiff City Stadium wedding venue to pick from. Boasting exceptional travel links for you and your guests, search now for weddingvenues in Cardiff.

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1.      Pencoed House


Offering an idyllic and peaceful setting in the heart of the South Wales countryside, Pencoed House Estate provides a fairytale wedding venue for couples searching for their big day. Yours exclusively for the day, the Estate and its 36 acres of beautiful grounds afford wonderful photographic opportunities to capture every memorable moment.

An independent family-run venue, Pencoed House can tailor your day to the one you have always dreamed of. Pencoed House Estate is fully licensed for civil ceremonies & partnerships. Celebrations typically take place in the opulent Old Hall or for larger wedding parties there is also a range of marquees to house 120 guests upwards.

2.      Voco™ St Davids, Cardiff

The highly acclaimed voco® St David’s Cardiff is situated on the edge of the waterfront, overlooking Cardiff Bay and Penarth Marina. It is a luxury five-star hotel that boasts iconic architecture, an award-winning spa along with destination dining. Fully licensed for civil ceremonies, St Davids can host everything from the most intimate weddings, right up to 220 guests. Serving fresh, locally sourced and inspired dishes that will make your day that extra bit delicious

Floor-to-ceiling windows let light stream in, showcase spectacular views and act as the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. Alternatively, opt for our outdoor space for waterfront weddings with views across the beautiful bay. For an extra touch, the Roald Dahl Suite is available with its own private entrance, or opt for a private balcony in the Dylan Thomas Suite.

St Davids Hotel

3.       Canada Lodge and Lake

Canada Lodge and Lake offer a unique and romantic wedding venue unlike any other in Wales. Found on the outskirts of Cardiff and nestled in the lush green landscape of the beautiful countryside, Canada Lodge boasts breath-taking of views across its shimmering blue lake.

There are two stunning venues to choose from to hold your ceremony. The Lodge caters for weddings of more than 60-day guests or alternatively the new cabin, Rhodri’s by the Lake, is perfect for smaller intimate ceremonies of up to 50. Both venues are situated on the edge of the five-acre lake.

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4.       Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff City Stadium is an iconic sporting wedding venue registered to perform civil weddings, situated just outside town centre, minutes from the M4. Housing suites that have a fantastic view overlooking Cardiff City pitch adds a uniqueness to your big day.

Whether you want a Wedding Ceremony, Civil Ceremony or Wedding Reception, Cardiff City Stadium has suites to suit from 10 guests up to 550 guests. Having access to an extensive catalogue of local suppliers, locally sourced ingredients allow you to create a wedding menu that suits you. Whether you want a traditional wedding breakfast, a themed buffet or something entirely bespoke, they can provide it all!

Cardiff City Stadium

5.       New House Country Hotel


With views stretching over the whole of the city of Cardiff, The of New House Country House Hotel offers a superb balance of countryside within touching distance of the city. This mansion house offers everything from small and discreet to large and lavish. 

New House

6.       Park Plaza Cardiff

        Offering a chic and distinctive venue situated in the heart of the city centre The Park Plaza Cardiff is a hotel wedding venue with an outstanding reputation for service and food. The Park Plaza is licensed for Civil Marriage Ceremonies and can accommodate the most extravagant of occasions whilst also catering for small and intimate weddings.

Park Plaza


7.       Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is set in the grounds of Cardiff Castle, bordering Bute Park, one of the largest and most beautiful parks in the UK. The college offers two unique venues for your special day. The first is the stunning former Cardiff Castle stables with its historic courtyard and beautiful tree-lined entrance with the castle in view. The second is the magnificent contemporary glass atrium and an open-air terrace overlooking the park – a fabulous back-drop for photographs and champagne reception - it is also a stunning location for your wedding breakfast and evening celebrations. This leads to an outstanding concert hall and theatre – perfect for a ceremony with a dramatic difference!

Royal Welsh College of Music

8.       St Davids Hall

St David’s Hall is the award-winning National Concert Hall and Conference Centre of Wales also offering totally unique wedding venue facilities holding a licence for civil marriages. The impressive auditorium is fully air-conditioned and can seat just under 2000 people.  Comfortable seating is arranged in a series of interlinked terraces which wrap around a large and  versatile platform, giving excellent sightlines and a feeling of intimacy to everyone in the  audience.

St Davids Hall

9.       Techniquest

Situated in the heart of Cardiff Bay, the architecturally-acclaimed building boasts impressive views of the bay and provides a truly unique wedding venue for both formal and informal celebrations. Located in a prime location, with nearby parking, the team boasts many years’ experience of hosting and coordinating events and can make your wedding daydreams a reality.


10.   St Fagans

With its elegant formal gardens, woodland walks and historic buildings, St Fagans National History Museum is truly one of the most romantic and unique wedding settings in Wales. Civil wedding ceremonies are licensed in two locations at the  Museum – the beautiful Elizabethan St Fagans Castle and the magnificent Oakdale Workmen's Institute.

As a Grade 1 listed building, and recognised as one  of Wales’ finest Elizabethan manor houses, St Fagans Castle is a breathtaking setting for your ceremony.  For your reception, you can combine the Castle with a marquee or with Oakdale Workmen's Institute for up to 140 guests. .When it comes to your photographs, you’ll be spoilt for choice. The Castle’s elegant landscaped garden includes the Italian Garden, the Thyme Garden, fish ponds, fountains, a mulberry grove and an exquisite rose garden.

For a truly authentic piece of Welsh history, there is nothing like Oakdale Workmen's Institute for your ceremony. For your reception, the Concert Hall on the first floor can accommodate up to 90 guests. Its spring floor and stage mean you can dance the night away in style.

St Fagans

11.   The Exchange Hotel


Formerly Cardiffs Coal Exchange, The Exchange Hotel is home to a truly magnificent wedding venue, steeped in history, this wedding venue has been restored to its former glory with original features preserved and a certain grandeur which resonates throughout. The ornate Grand Hall boasts Corinthian columns and the original clock which adorned the hall in its heyday. The hall radiates character, charm and unique history and there is simply no other venue that can match its features and history. The Exchange Hotel is a stunning Grade II listed Cardiff landmark that has been plucked right out of the history pages.


The Exchange


12.   The National Museum of Wales


The National Museum Cardiff is a wedding venue with high ceilings, marble staircases and masterpieces for wow-factor receptions - as well as galleries and wood-panelled rooms for intimate ceremonies. With plenty of indoor photo opportunities and within a stone's throw from the registry office at Cardiff City Hall, the venues Winter Wedding Packages also provide excellent value for money. Whether you are looking for a small, intimate ceremony; a place to get together after a ceremony in City Hall; or a full wedding breakfast this venue offers it all.


National Museum of Wales


13.   Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is one of the most exclusive wedding venues in Wales and offers a range of rooms for you to stage the most memorable day of your life. Set in the heart of the City Centre and bordered by the beauty of Bute Park, this wedding venue is steeped in history and grand features. The splendid grounds also provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding photography. This venue caters for both the small intimate wedding parties or large-scale celebrations of up to 150 guests.

Cardiff Castle

14.   Cathedral 73

Cathedral 73 Hotel is a beautifully refurbished Victorian townhouse with bags of character, class and charm. From the most intimate and informal gathering to the most lavish extravaganza, Cathedral 73 Hotel can make your dream wedding a reality.  Every wedding day at Cathedral 73 is unique and bespoke, with no set packages… the world is your oyster!

The beautiful Orangerie & function room will be a memorable setting for your wedding service, wedding breakfast and disco! You have the option too of the additional marquee which can accommodate up to 90 additional guests. Cathedral 73 Hotel is available for exclusive use for the ultimate wedding celebration.

Cathedral 73

15.   De Courceys Manor

De Courcey's Manor is a family run wedding venue priding itself on personal service, individuality and imagination to deliver the perfect wedding, and create those magical moments. Set in beautifully manicured grounds, with a backdrop of magnificent rural surroundings, the Manor is conveniently close to Cardiff city centre and the M4 – ideal for travelling guests.

Whether you are planning a small, intimate gathering or a large celebration, exclusive use of their spectacular venue will ensure that you and your guests will enjoy their undivided attention. Every room within the Manor is spacious and elegant; enjoying high ceilings, stunning chandeliers, and in winter, roaring fires which add to the feeling of class and comfort.  A Cocktail lounge and Atrium are available for you and your guests together with a dedicated children’s room will guarantee that guests of all ages are kept amused!

De Courceys Manor

16.   Cardiff City Hall

Cardiff City Hall is a majestic building with glorious interiors in the heart of Cardiff’s civic centre. The magnificent Assembly Room is one of the few wedding venues in Cardiff which can accommodate up to 500 guests, this richly decorated and ornate space is often the setting for large scale weddings. The sweeping, grand Victorian staircases make for a dramatic entrance for the bride and a fabulous back-drop for all.

The Marble Hall, lined by columns of Sienna marble and decorated with ornate stained-glass windows, has a maximum capacity of 200 but can easily be set up for weddings with fewer guests.

The Council Chamber is a stunning wedding venue, a ceremony in this grand amphitheatre will ensure the happy couple are the focus of everyone’s attention. With seating for 94 guests and space for an additional 50 in the public gallery.

Cardiff City Hall

17.   Insole Court

Nestled in the leafy Cardiff suburb of Llandaff, Insole Court is a breath-taking mansion house with a rich history which is fully licensed for weddings. This beautifully refurbished Victorian Gothic mansion is able to offer an intimate wedding experience, and bespoke wedding packages tailored to the happy couple's every need.

Gorgeous flourishing gardens provide a magical and romantic backdrop for those all-important wedding photographs, capturing moments of what will be a truly magical day.

Insole Court

18.   Howells School

Howell’s School is proud to offer its superb facilities available to the community for such events as weddings. The splendid Great Hall is probably the grandest of the facilities being built in 1900 and features magnificent murals of Shakespearean scenes by J M Staniforth and a fabulous Danish oak floor. The Great Hall can be configured into many different setups to tailored to your wedding.

Howells School


19.  Temple of Peace


The Temple of Peace is managed by the charity the Welsh Centre for International Affairs so when you book your wedding with them your money is used to contribute to not just the magnificent building but also the charity's work in supporting international development, peace, human rights and global education.


A Grade II listed secular building steeped in history based in the heart of Cardiff the Temple of Peace is a unique wedding venue. With a Marble Reception Hall to welcome your guests, you have the choice of our regal wood-panelled Council Chamber and the magnificent Art Deco Marble Hall to hold your ceremony, reception or both. You have exclusive use of the building for the day, options to extend the venue with marquees on the lawn and iconic Art Deco backdrop to your wedding photos.

The Temple of Peace works with Cardiff’s top traditional and ethnic caterers to supply fresh, locally sourced produce and delicious menus prepared seasonally to accommodate all tastes and budgets as well as staging/décor companies to offer a truly personalised touch for your big day.


Temple of Peace


20.   Chapel 1877

Chapel 1877 is located in the heart of the city centre. At Chapel 1877, every meal is produced in house, only using high quality, fresh produce in every dish.

The Upper Floor Gallery offers luxurious Cwtch Booths and an Oriel area, where you can exchange vows under magnificent period chandeliers overlooking the reception area. No matter where your guests are seated, everyone will have the perfect view of the ceremony.

The Churchill Suite boasts a cosy atmosphere and is perfect for wedding parties that are looking for a more intimate setting.

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