Large wedding venues

If you want all your family and friends to witness your civil partnership, we've selected some of our venues that have a capacity of over 250 guests. They range from grand hotels to barns to venues with marquees. For a wider choice, use our search venues button.

To find out more about the venues listed below click on their names in green.

The Great Hall at Mains

The Great Hall at Mains

The Great Hall at Mains on the Fylde Coast boasts beautiful landscaped gardens and medieval attributes, making the perfect venue 'exclusively yours'.


St Dunstans College

st dunstans college

The ultimate ceremony venue steeped in history & character. Cathedral organ, stain glass window and long aisle. The reception venue is modern and large enough for discos and shows. The maximum number for the ceremony is 460 and 400 for catering.

The Grand Brighton

The Grand Brighton

The Grand Brighton is an iconic Grade II listed Victorian building located on the seafront. Rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships.The Empress Suite seats up to 730 guests for a buffet and 500 for a sit-down Wedding Breakfast. Rooms to seat fewer numbers are also available.


Cafe Royal

Cafe Royal

Located next to Piccadilly Circus in the heart of London's West End, Café Royal is a unique and dedicated meetings and events venue. Spread over eight floors, our 21 elegant event suites range from the highly distinctive to the truly spectacular. Ceremony capacity is 350 and catering is 540.

Edinburgh Capital Hotel

edinburgh capital

Other then being idyllically situated on Corstorphine Hill next to beautiful scenery - ideal for a photo opportunity! - we also boast our brand spanking new function suite and the adaptability to bend over backwards to suit your needs so you can spend less time stressing and more time celebrating! We have capacity for 250 guests for the ceremony and catering.

The Craiglands Hotel and Country Retreat

craiglands hotel

With its dramatic views over the Wharfe Valley and the elegance and variety of styles of its banqueting suites, the Craiglands Hotel deserves its self-styled title of Yorkshire's premier Wedding Venue. Maximum number for the ceremony and catering is 500.

The Great Hall at Mains

The Great Hall at Mains

The Dorchester, with its prime location overlooking Hyde Park, unique, spacious rooms and creative, dedicated staff, is a perfect venue for your special day. Maximum capacity for the ceremony is 400 and for catering it is 430.

Guthrie Castle

guthrie castle

Guthrie Castle is a perfect setting for your special day - a true fairytale venue. Any wedding held at Guthrie Castle is private and secure, where our staff ensure your expectations are exceeded! This 15th Century castle has its own loch, golf course, and romantic 2.5 acre landscaped walled garden where the most marvellous of ceremonies take place.

Thistle Hotel Middlesbrough

thistle hotel middlesbrough

Our premises are licensed for civil ceremonies and our main banqueting suite can accommodate over 300 guests, we also have a range of smaller rooms catering for the more intimate functions. Our Gengis Restaurant has just recently received its first AA rosette. We also boast an award winning Otium heath and leisure centre, including a pool, fitness room, steam room, sauna & hot spa pool; our leisure club is free of charge for hotel guests.


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