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"I cannot thank you all enough for our wonderfully magical wedding. We knew our venue was amazing, but there is not a word for just how out of this world it actually was". Nikki Mayes
Situated at the centre of the World Heritage City, the Roman Baths and Pump Room is without doubt one of the most delightful buildings in the country. Unique and steeped in history, it is the perfect setting for your romantic day. The venue is suitable for an intimate group up to much larger wedding parties. There are two options when using the Roman Baths and Pump Room for your wedding: either in the morning or in the evening.
With its steaming waters and subtle torchlight, the Great Bath is a stunning venue for a civil ceremony at 8.30am and is perfect for both small groups and parties of up to 100 people. This could then be followed with a wedding breakfast in the elegant Georgian Pump Room. If you wanted to continue your celebrations, you could hire the Kingston Room or Drawing Room, which are suitable for up to 50 people, or for larger numbers, you could use a room at the Guildhall or Assembly Rooms.
A Sunset Wedding is an enchanting and atmospheric evening, with friends and family gathered on the Roman paving around the waters of the Great Bath. Beyond the classical statues on the Terrace above, Bath Abbey will be illuminated, and there will be steam, flickering torchlight and Champagne - a recipe for a magical evening. This option suits couples who have 40 guests or more, who would like the option of following their ceremony with a reception. After your 7.30pm ceremony around the Great Bath, you can choose to continue your celebrations in either the maginficent Pump Room or the Terrace and Reception Hall.
Alternatively, in the evening you can celebrate with a drinks reception around the Great Bath from 7pm followed by dinner and dancing in the Pump Room.
• Roman Baths available at 8.30am for a ceremony all year round, from 7.30pm for a ceremony & reception from September to June, from 7pm for a reception September to June
• Pump Room available from 8pm all year round
TERRACE AND RECEPTION HALL
The Terrace is a more intimate alternative to the Pump Room and can accommodate up to 80 guests for dinner overlooking the Great Bath. The adjoining Reception Hall can also be hired and is ideal for dancing following your meal. Lighting on the Terrace can be changed to suit your colour scheme and the lighting in the Reception Hall highlights the exquisite architectural features.
• Available from 7pm September to June
KINGSTON ROOM AND DRAWING ROOM
For weddings with up to 50 people, these period rooms are perfect. With lovely views over to Bath Abbey they are a beautiful choice for the more intimate celebration. You could have a ceremony in the Kingston Room followed by a drinks reception in the Drawing Room. At 7pm, you could then have dinner on the Terrace followed by dancing in the Reception Hall. These rooms are available to hire at any time in the day.
|Minimum guests: 2||Maximum guests: 180|
|Ceremony/Reception: Ceremony & Reception||Outside space: The Roman Baths can be used for drinks receptions, ceremonies and photographs|
|Accommodation: No||Bridal suite: No|
|Parking: No||Licensed bar: Yes|
|Late licence bar: Yes||Disco facilities: Yes|
|Type of cuisine: All catering in the Pump Room and Roman Baths is provided by our contracted caterers Searcys, who have built up an enviable reputation for wonderful food and service. Please visit www.searcys.co.uk||Florist: Yes|
|Event planner: No but offer detailed advice||Asian wedding specialists: Yes|
We have some incredible wedding offers on our website including our Winter Romance Package from January to March 2015, enjoy 20% off venue hire and a special menu package, from the esteemed caterer Searcys. For further information please see our website.
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Directions by car:
The centre of Bath is within easy walking distance for able-bodied people using the Park and Ride or any city centre car park. Park and Ride facilities are open Monday-Saturday 06.30 to 20.30.
FROM THE M4:
Leave the M4 at Junction 18 and take the A46 towards Bath.
Alternatively, follow the brown traffic signs saying 'Roman Baths' along the A46 and A4 to Bath and then the Roman helmet symbol to Charlotte Street car park.
Directions by public transport:
TRAIN - There are frequent high-speed connections to London Paddington. For a slower service that is likely to be cheaper, try London Waterloo.
Major cities such as Birmingham and Manchester have frequent services via Bristol. The south coast ports of Southampton and Portsmouth have direct services by train.