The 15 Best South Wales Wedding Venues

The Best South Wales Wedding Venues

Congratulations on your engagement!

As a seasoned wedding photographer in South Wales, I’m excited to share my best South Wales wedding venues each one handpicked for its unique charm, stunning settings, and exceptional service to ensure your wedding day is as enchanting as your love for each other.

This is a thrilling time full of dreams, love, and the excitement of planning the day that marks the beginning of the rest of your lives together. As you embark on this joyous journey to say “I do,” the quest for the best South Wales wedding venue begins—a place where every corner whispers your love story and every space is a backdrop for memories that will last a lifetime.

In the heart of South Wales and the vibrant city of Cardiff, a treasure trove of unique and breathtaking wedding venues awaits. From the grandeur of historic castles to the intimate charm of seaside retreats, there’s a venue for every style, taste, and budget. Whether you envision a lavish celebration or a cosy gathering, these locales offer the perfect stage for your love story to unfold.

So, let the adventure begin! Explore these remarkable venues and imagine the possibilities as you plan the wedding of your dreams in the beautiful landscapes of South Wales and Cardiff.

Cardiff Wedding Venues


Llanerch Vineyard is a family-owned business situated in the heart of the countryside in south Wales near Pontyclun. Llanerch offers exclusive use Wedding Packages which are very competitively priced. All-inclusive packages start from £3,500. Llanerch Vineyard Hotel can accommodate small, intimate weddings for up to 80 guests in their rustic Barn or larger celebrations for up to 150 guests in a marquee on the picturesque lawns. Llanerch is the perfect setting for your special wedding day. I’ve attached a link below to a real wedding at LLanerch Vineyard.

Venue Website

Venue Address

Llanerch Vineyard Hotel
Vale of Glamorgan
CF72 8GG
Get Directions

01443 222 716

Cardiff City Hall

Nestled in the heart of Cardiff, the iconic Cardiff City Hall offers engaged couples a dream wedding venue in Plasnewyd. With its grand exterior and luxurious interior, it promises unforgettable memories in an elegant setting. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, this versatile venue accommodates up to 500 guests in its splendid Assembly Room, adorned with ornate details for a lavish event. For smaller affairs, the Marble Hall with its majestic columns and stained glass windows offers a stunning backdrop for up to 200 guests, customizable for cozier celebrations. The Council Chamber is ideal for bespoke events, hosting 94 guests in a historical ambience. Make your special day magical at Cardiff City Hall, a premier choice for weddings in Wales’s capital.

Venue Website

Venue Address

Conference & Events Team City Hall Cathays Park Cardiff CF10 3ND. Telephone. (029) 2087 1736.


Voco® St David’s Cardiff

A romantic and luxury wedding venue positioned on the beautiful waterfront of Cardiff Bay, water laps up the edge of this stylish building. Complete with an entrance hall that soars so high, that your guests will be stunned when they first arrive. All rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies that offer unimpeded views over Cardiff and the beautiful bay, providing the perfect setting for your wedding day.

Venue Website

voco® St David’s Cardiff
Havannah Street, Cardiff CF10 5SD
+44 (0) 29 2045 4045

Pencoed House Estate

Pencoed House Estate wedding venue provides the perfect fairytale wedding venue for the most important occasion of your lives and its enchanting grounds bring wonderful photographic opportunities to capture your special moments. Pencoed House Estate wedding venue is fully licensed for civil ceremonies and reception celebrations typically take place in the grand Old Hall. For larger wedding parties Pencoed House Estate also offer a range of marquees to house 120 guests upwards on the immaculately manicured lawns overlooking the woodland. I’ve attached a link to a real Pencoed House Estate wedding.

Venue Website

Venue Address

Pencoed House Estate,
Llantrisant Rd,
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Canada Lodge and Lake.

Canada Lodge and Lake are found on the outskirts of Cardiff, and nestled in the lush green landscape of the beautiful countryside, Canada Lodge boasts stunning views across its picturesque lake. It’s the perfect place to say “I do.”

Rhodri’s By The Lake

For weddings of less than 50-day guests, our new smaller venue, Rhodri’s By The Lake, is the perfect option for intimate celebrations.

The Lodge

For weddings of more than 50-day guests, our beautiful lakeside lodge is the perfect option.
I’ve attached a link below to a real wedding at Canada Lodge and Lake.

Venue Website

Venue Address
Heol Pant-y-Gored, Creigiau, Cardiff, CF15 9NF

South Wales Wedding Venues

Llechwen Hall Hotel Wedding Venue

Llechwen Hall Hotel

When you arrive at Llechwen Hall Hotel you will be amazed by the beautifully landscaped grounds and the breathtaking views, Llechwen Hall Hotel offers the perfect setting for your dream wedding. This stunning Grade II-listed country house, dating back to the 17th century, combines traditional charm with modern luxury. With breathtaking views across the rolling Welsh countryside, Llechwen Hall is the epitome of romance and elegance, making it the most perfect choice for your South Wales Wedding Venue.

Venue Website

Venue Address

Llechwen Hall Hotel, Llanfabon,
Mid Glamorgan, CF37 4HP

Telephone: 01443 742 050

Coed-Y-Mwstwr Hotel wedding venue

Coed-Y-Mwstwr Hotel

The Grade II-listed Coed y Mwstwr takes you off the beaten track in style, set on a wooded hillside with views across the Vale of Glamorgan countryside to the north Devon coast. Once a busy Victorian family home, it still retains a relaxed feel that welcomes you as soon as you step inside. With stylish contemporary interiors complementing its classic period features, the Coed is as perfect for a chilled weekend as for an enchanting wedding, ideal for an indulgent afternoon tea a deux or a lazy Sunday lunch with the whole tribe.

You can shop till you drop in the neighbouring historic market town of Cowbridge, or easily head to Cardiff with its award-winning shopping centre and Victorian arcades.

Venue Website

Venue Address

Coed-Y-Mwstwr Hotel
CF35 6AF

Gileston Manor Estate Wedding Venue

Gileston Manor Estate

With the backdrop of our stunning Queen Anne Grade II listed Manor House, at Gileston Manor you can create the wedding of your dreams in their exquisite gardens which include a bespoke lotus marquee and Secret Garden for your wedding reception. Our Summer House is available for your civil ceremony and also the beautiful Church of St Giles located adjacent to the grounds is available for a church service subject to conditions.

The elegant Manor House plus our luxury boutique accommodation suites combined with our location in the Vale of Glamorgan on the Heritage Coast makes Gileston Manor Estate the perfect venue for your destination wedding, stays and events.

At Gileston Manor they believe your wedding day should be a truly special occasion in a truly special location.

Venue Website

Venue Address
Gileston Manor
Vale of Glamorgan
CF62 4HX

De Courceys Manor Wedding Venue

De Courceys Manor

De Courceys Manor is in the heart of Cardiff South Wales, a family-run business with a particular passion for attention to detail and perfection. It is one of Wales’ most distinctive and picturesque wedding venues and provides the ideal backdrop for your wedding photographs. Refurbished in 2010 and with its iconic swing that Bride (and Grooms) love, De Courceys Manor is a unique venue with wonderful photographic opportunities to capture every memorable moment.

Venue Website

Venue Address

De Courceys Manor,
Tyla Morris Avenue,
CF15 9QN Cardiff
(View Map )
029 2089 2232

Castell Coch   Wedding Venue

Castell Coch

Castell Coch is a nineteenth-century folly designed to represent a fairytale castle it rises from the ancient beech woods of Fforest Fawr like a vision from a fairy tale.

The Marquess of Bute’s Gothic creation at Castell Coch, with its highly decorated interior and the beautiful woodland setting is the most perfect setting for your small intimate wedding.

The ceremonies are held in the Drawing Room which holds a maximum of 30 people.

Venue Website

Venue Address
Castell Coch
Cardiff CF15 7JS

Swansea Wedding Venues

King Arthur Hotel

King Arthur Hotel is an award-winning wedding venue in Avalon, which has played host to weddings since 2003. Avalon has a high-pitched ceiling supported by an exposed French oak frame and the polished oak floor in the centre of the room is bordered by Welsh slate. The beautiful arched windows overlook the surrounding landscaped gardens. is a delightful wedding venue. It is found nestling under Cefn Bryn the highest point on the Gower Peninsula. On a clear day, you can see the coastline and over the Bristol Channel, it’s no surprise that couples come from far and wide to have their weddings at this truly magical venue. To view a real wedding at the King Arthur Hotel click here

Venue Website

Venue Address

King Arthur Hotel
Higher Green



A unique wedding venue situated in North Gower, Swansea, South Wales.

The Venue
It is a breathtaking location, a fabulous venue, exclusively yours!
Ocean View Gower is delighted to offer couples the ultimate in bespoke unique wedding experiences. Their unique wedding venue in North Gower near Swansea (South Wales) truly is Gower’s best-kept secret! They intend to break the mould by enabling you to build your perfect day, as you want it, after all, it is all about you.

Venue Website

Venue Address
Ocean View Gower,
Windmill Farm,
South Wales, 

Oxwich Bay Hotel

Located in the heart of the Gower Swansea,

Oxwich Bay Hotel is an Award-winning hotel, restaurant and wedding venue seconds from the breathtaking Oxwich Bay beach on the Gower Peninsula which is a short drive from Swansea.

This stunning wedding venue is in an idyllic location and just a few meters from the sand and waves offering picturesque views of Oxwich Beach and the Three Cliffs Bay.
To view a real wedding at Oxwich Bay Hotel click here.

Venue Website

Venue Address
Oxwich Bay Hotel, Oxwich, Gower Peninsula, Swansea SA3 1LS


Fairyhill is an elegant wedding venue situated in Gower, Swansea. This stunning property sprawls over 24 acres of verdant gardens and woodlands, setting an enchanting tone for your fairytale day. This grade two listed Georgian house exudes charm and romance, and welcomes you and your loved ones to enjoy a decadent wedding day. When it comes to photography, the local is ripe with breathtaking backdrops and coastal landscapes.

Venue Website

Venue Address
Fairyhill Reynoldston, Gower, Swansea SA3 1BS

Oldwalls Gower

Hidden seductively within 50 acres of the charming Welsh countryside, Oldwalls Gower is an utterly unique wedding venue. With an enviable location, exceptional service and breathtaking views, it’s no surprise that Oldwalls Gower has been voted for the fourth time, the Best Wedding Venue in Wales at The Welsh National Wedding Awards. If you’re looking for an exclusive country chic venue which boasts a picturesque setting, award-winning food and facilities, then look no further than Oldwalls Gower. Voted Britain’s first designated area of outstanding natural beauty, the Gower landscape is considered one of the most picturesque in the U.K. Gower offers a world-class setting for your photographs. It’s popular for newlyweds to escape from the drinks reception to capture epic moments on the cliffs of Rhosilli Bay (voted the best beach in Europe).

Venue Website
Venue Address
Oldwalls Gower, Oldwalls, Gower, Swansea SA3 1HA

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