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Roman Baths and Pump Room

Situated at the centre of the World Heritage Site and dating back nearly 2000 years, the Roman Baths is an iconic destination for your wedding or ceremony. Housing one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world for a torch-lit sunrise or sunset ceremony, what could be more romantic, alongside the steaming waters of the Roman Baths? (Photo credits: 1: Amy Sanders, 2: Bhavesh Chauhan, 3: Amy Sanders.)

Perfect for elopements, intimate weddings or larger gatherings, celebrations can continue in the Pump Room or enclosed Terrace above.  

Wedding venue category

City/Town, Historic, Landmark, Museum

Number of guests

Roman Baths

  • 2 to 200 people for a ceremony at 8.30am (sunrise wedding or ceremony) or 7pm (sunset wedding or ceremony)
  • Up to 300 people for a drinks reception from 7pm

Pump Room

Up to 200 people for a reception/wedding breakfast.

Terrace and Reception Hall

Up to 80 people.

Kingston Room and Drawing Room

Up to 40 people.


  • Catering supplied
  • Ceremony without catering
  • Disabled access
  • Exclusive use
  • Intimate venue
  • Outside ceremony

Contact venue

To get in contact with us, book a visit, or to find out more about wedding hire fees and facilities at this venue, please visit our Bath's Historic Venues website.

Marriage certificate fees

Document fees
Service Amount
Standard application for a copy of a marriage certificate
(produced within 5 working days)
Priority application
(produced same day if ordered Monday – Friday before 2pm)
Shipping fees
Service Amount
Collection from the Guildhall, Bath FREE
1st class post £2
Signed for delivery £3

Airmail postage available upon enquiry

Giving Notice

If you wish to get married or enter into a civil partnership, you must sign a legal statement at your local register office to say you intend to get married or form a civil partnership. This is known as ‘giving notice’.

Giving notice fees
Circumstance Amount
Marriages and Civil Partnerships £42.00 per person


Additional fees that may apply when you give notice
Circumstance Amount
If one or both are subject to immigration control £57 per person
Consideration of foreign divorce documents
(where the divorce can be considered locally)
If the divorce needs to be referred to The General Register Office £83


Ceremony fees - Venues in other locations

2024/2025 Fees

Marriages, Civil Partnerships, Renewals and Commitment ceremonies 2023/24
Time Fees
Monday to Thursday £600.00
Friday - Saturday £630.00
Sunday/Bank Holiday £685.00
After 17:00 £695.00

Non-refundable deposit of £100 taken off total

Please note:

Contact this venue in order to book a visit, or to find out more about venue hire fees and facilities.