Feel the heat rise from the Earth’s core, be immersed in the atmospheric steam, be wed!
If you are looking for wedding venues in Bath and you want something a bit different, a bit special, a bit WOW then you have just hit the jackpot. This stunning, historic venue is truly unique. Not only is there nothing like it in the world, it also provides a fantastic opportunity to be married in the open air, but remain under cover, safe from the unpredictable British weather!
The Great Bath is continuously filled with hot flowing water. It rises up bubbling and hot from deep underground warmed by the heat of the earth’s core. On cooler days, ducks occasionally pop in for a dip to warm up.
From the first century AD to the twenty first century, people have been drawn to this place for entertainment and relaxation. What remains today is a remarkable sequence of ancient, medieval and later structures that give testimony to the continuous use of hot water here over nearly 2000 years. The ancient Celts worshipped on the site and the Romans built a grand religious spa complex, much of which remains today. The grand Pump Room, built in the 1790s was the focal point of Georgian society and Jane Austen observed people and fashions from within the building.
What could be more romantic and atmospheric than exchanging your vows amid the flickering torchlight and rising steam from the waters of the Great Bath? Guests can gather on the 2000 year old paving and enjoy witnessing your marriage.
Whether you would like an intimate wedding for two, or a much larger ceremony, a Sunrise Wedding will provide a truly romantic start to your special day. It is perfect for the smaller celebration or for couples wanting something a little less formal and quite unique. OR a Sunset Wedding, 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. When it comes to wedding venues in Bath, this one really hits the quirky spot.
Love My Dress | Winter Wedding
Snippet And Ink (middle bottom image)
Albert Palmer Photography (top left, centre & centre right image)
Mark Leonard Photography (top centre image)
Andrew Billington Photography | Featured Image
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