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The Temple of Minerva & Botanical Gardens

The Temple of Minerva is a unique wedding venue, hidden in the tranquil setting of the Bath Botanical Gardens. The Temple of Minerva is licensed for up to 35 guests for a seated civil ceremony. Open up the doors and with seating outside your guest numbers can comfortably increase to 100.


Beside the Temple there is a lawn area suitable for a large marquee and with numerous photo opportunities, the Botanical Gardens provides a wonderful backdrop for your big day. You can chose your own caterer and suppliers so we can help you to create something truly unique to you. We are also a dog friendly venue.

The Temple of Minerva has underfloor heating, making it suitable for year round celebrations. There is also a small utility area and WC and disabled access. 

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Ceremony on Royal Victoria Park Bandstand

Royal Victoria Park Bandstand

With it’s spectacular view of the Royal Crescent this Grade II listed Victorian Bandstand offers a stunning location with a beautiful lawn to host your wedding ceremony or drinks reception.

The bandstand itself is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 40 people with guest numbers increasing to 100 using the lawn area.

At the Royal Victoria Park Bandstand you have the flexibility to have a very grand or intimate wedding or celebration in this stunning part of the park just a short walk from the centre of Bath. 

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Parade Gardens & The Riverside Colonnades

With it’s truly spectacular backdrop of city spires and the famous Pulteney Bridge, Parade Gardens offers a stunning location to host your wedding ceremony or drinks reception.


You choose the location, either the Edwardian Bandstand or beneath the Riverside Colonnades, both licensed for civil ceremonies and beautiful locations within a truly special park.


The vintage garden is renowned for its vibrant bedding displays and formal lawns which provides an excellent site for marquees.

At Parade Gardens you have the flexibility to have a very grand or intimate wedding reception or celebration in this stunning city garden. We can also organise wedding photographs and proposals.