We’ve spent months researching top wedding venues in Cardiff so that you don’t have to. What’s more, we’ve narrowed down our top picks of unique wedding venues in and around Cardiff for those looking for a wedding with a twist.
Unique Wedding Venues Cardiff
#1 The Secret Garden
The secret garden is a beautiful and intimate location suitable for a marquee wedding. A hidden gem nestled in the beautiful countryside. Tucked away in the garden of an old farm cottage near the quaint village of Pendoylan. Offering a magical air and tranquil location, you and your guests will truly love every moment of it.
#2 Chapel 1877
Chapel 1877 is the most vibrant and versatile wedding venue in Cardiff. Located in the heart of the city centre, you and your guests will have the perfect environment for your special day.
#3 Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Bordering one of the largest and most beautiful parks in the UK. They offer two venues. One is Cardiff Castle stables with its historic courtyard and beautiful tree-lined entrance and castle view. The second is their contemporary glass atrium and open-air terrace overlooking the park. A fabulous back-drop for your photographs and champagne reception.
#4 Penarth Pier Pavillion
The Pavilion sits on Penarth pier with far reaching views across the Bristol Channel, towards the Somerset coast. The Victorian Esplanade and the breath taking views makes the Pavilion the perfect setting.
#5 Cardiff Museum
Cardiff Museum is a wedding venue like no other. With high ceilings, marble staircases and masterpieces that make for a wow factor reception.
#6 Norwegian Church
This iconic church is located right on the waterfront in the heart of Cardiff Bay.The multipurpose space caters for any idea or style making it possible for you to celebrate your day the way you want to.
#7 Hensol Castle
Situated within a breathtaking estate and accompanied by a 15 acre serpentine lake. Majestic turrets, sweeping staircases and Welsh countryside provides the perfect backdrop.
#8 Margam Park
One of the most prestigious establishments in South Wales. The Orangery provides a romantic surrounding for your special day. Nestled in 850 acres of picturesque parkland with monastic ruins and a Gothic style mansion house. This elegant venue teamed with its picturesque setting, provides you with ambience to enhance your wedding.
#9 St Fagans Museum
Beloved by many because of it’s variety of spaces. From Tudor rooms, vintage halls and a marquee in the beautiful gardens.
#10 The Boiler House
The Boiler House is a non-for-profit creative venue. The space is painted quarterly by professional graffiti crews from around the UK and beyond. It is a unique space showcasing creativity, where the walls themselves are the canvas.
#11 Depot Cardiff
Depot is a warehouse venue which is perfect for bringing your event to life. Hiring the Depot means you get up to 17,000 of sq feet to build, design, move, stack, and decorate to your hearts content. No project is too big or too small.
#12 Temple of Peace
Your venue fee contributes to the amazing work of the charity. You’ll be supporting international development, peace, human rights and global education. Celebrate your wedding knowing you’re helping to create a fairer and more peaceful world.
#13 Cardiff Castle
Offering a range of rooms for you to stage the most memorable day of your life. The splendid grounds also provide the perfect setting for your wedding photographs.
#14 Cardiff City Stadium
Celebrate your special day at this contemporary venue with bespoke packages to suit you. This venue lends itself to large, lavish weddings.
#15 Howells School Llandaff
The splendid Great Hall is one of their grandest facilities and provides a wonderful wedding venue setting. The Great Hall features magnificent murals of Shakespearean scenes by J M Staniforth. Not to mention a fabulous Danish oak floor which lends itself to themed weddings.
#16 Fonmon Castle
Fonmon is the perfect solution for any couple looking for a unique venue for their wedding. They don’t come more unique than a castle!
#17 Wales Millenium Centre
From large airy foyers to unique rehearsal areas and their main auditorium for on stage dining.
#18 Glyndwr vineyard
Glyndwr Vineyard is Wale’s oldest and largest vineyard specialising in magical tailor made weddings. They are a private venue meaning you’ll have the whole place to yourself.
#19 St Donats Castle
This fabulous castle is a truly stunning and unique wedding venue. Your ceremony will be held next to the castle comprising of a medieval Tythe Barn, gallery and adjoining glass room. This glass room boasts floor to ceiling windows and incredible sea views.
#20 Tipi Wedding Bwlch Y Gwynt Farm
Their giant tipi’s create a unique atmosphere and ambiance that you and your guests will love. The tents can be linked together to create a larger ceremony space. Chill out areas can be created by utilizing their cosy Kungsornen Tipi which would be decorated with low tables, leather cubes and internal fire pits. Tents can be linked together or pitched separately using a matted walkway from one tent to the other with coloured flood lights.
#21 Castell Coch
Colourful interior and a beautiful woodland setting makes this ideal for intimate ceremonies. Ceremonies are held in the Drawing Room which holds a maximum of 30 people at any time.
#22 kuku at park plaza
The Kuku is decorated in a Moroccan theme with a modern twist. It features hanging Moroccan lanterns alongside decorative wall lights. The stunning copper bar, candle-lit copper tables and satin seating gives the Kuku its own quirky flair.
Other Wedding Venues In Cardiff:
The Secret Garden, Chapel 1877, Manor Parc Hotel, The Celtic Manor Resort, Mansion House, Insole Court, New House Country Hotel, Voco St Davids Hotel, Holm House, De Courceys Manor, Canada Lake and Lodge, Ridgeway Golf Club, St Andrews Major Golf Club, City Hall, The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Park House, 33 Windsor Place, Radisson Blu Cardiff, Jolyons at No.10, Swalec Stadium, Novotel Cardiff, Cathedral 73, Future Inns Cardiff Bay, Clayton Hotel, The Exchange Hotel, Cardiff Arms Park, St Peters Rugby Club, Fairwater Conservative Club, Park Inn, Peterstone Lakes Golf Club, Countryman Inn, The Sandringham Hotel, Jury’s Inn, Hilton Hotel Cardiff, Holiday Inn Juntion 32, Village Hotel, The Ty Mawr, Portland House, Llechwen Hall, The Mercure Hotel Cardiff, The Copthorne Hotel Cardiff, The Angel Hotel Cardiff & The Marriott Hotel Cardiff.
Other wedding venues just outside of Cardiff:
Pencoed House Estate, Coed Y Mwstwr Hotel, Vale Resort, The Bear Hotel, Glen Yr Afon House Hotel, Caer Llan, Woodbank, Miskin Manor & Bryngarw House,
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