Assembly Rooms

Bath And North East Somerset

Assembly Rooms

Bath And North East Somerset


The Grade I Listed Assembly Rooms is a stunning building in a leafy area of Bath, brimming with history and romance. Built in the 1770s for the purpose of housing 'assemblies' and social gatherings the building has links with Jane Austen, Charles...Dickens and royalty.

Housing the finest set of 18th century chandeliers in the world and coupled with elegant architecture the Assembly Rooms makes a stylish and truly historical setting for a wedding. Offering a stunning backdrop for your wedding, whatever the weather, and only a short stroll to the iconic Royal Crescent for further photographs, Bath's Assembly Rooms is a perfect wedding destination.

You can experience the Assembly Rooms for less this summer with our discounted wedding package, which includes everything you need for your special day. Find out more about our All Inclusive August wedding package.

With its elegance, historical importance and quality food and service, the Assembly Rooms has everything necessary for a stylish city wedding. There are four interconnecting rooms of varying sizes providing versatile space for weddings with 50-300 guests.

Great Octagon
Up to 120 guests for a ceremony
Up to 250 guests for a drinks reception
Available all day
From £1,100 inc VAT (or £235 per hour post ceremony or pre-dinner)

The beautiful Great Octagon features four original marble fireplaces and the largest chandelier in the Assembly Rooms collection. It is a stunning room for a ceremony and is frequently a location for a post-ceremony or an arrival drinks reception, prior to a wedding breakfast in the adjoining Tea Room.

Tea Room
40 to 250 guests for a ceremony
60 - 120 guests for dinner/dancing
Available all day
From £1,975 inc VAT

With its stunning double columned balcony, original fireplaces and three stunning chandeliers, the Tea Room makes the perfect backdrop to a wedding ceremony or reception. South-facing, it is bright and light on even the greyest of days.

Ball Room
150 – 500 guests for a ceremony
120 – 280 guests for dinner/dancing
Available all day
From £2,000 inc VAT

The largest eighteenth century room in Bath has intricate plasterwork, five chandeliers and a stunning balcony. This breath-taking room is most often chosen for wedding receptions and parties, but is also available to hire for a truly spectacular wedding ceremony.

Card Room
Available as a bar when used in conjunction with another room

The Card Room serves as a fully stocked bar, and with access to a small formal garden, it is a lovely choice for summer drinks. It not available to hire on its own, but is available free of charge when you hold a wedding reception at the Assembly Rooms.
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Venue Details

  • Venue Type:
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Historic
  • Capacity:
  • Nearest & Dearest (20 - 40)
  • Simple Surety (40 - 60)
  • Party People (60 - 150)
  • Grand (150 - 300)
  • Epic (300+)
  • Accommodation
  • Nearby usually available
  • Dining
  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Buffet meal facilities
  • In house catering
  • Alcohol licence

Additional Info

  • Evening Reception Facilities
  • Dance Floor
  • Entertainment Licence
  • Live Band Facilities
  • DJ Facilities
  • Disabled facilities