From the nerves of the first date, to buying your first house, to proposing and saying YES!

Now the wedding plans start to happen! Exciting! Looking through wedding rings, picking the best wedding photographer, choosing the perfect dress for your day and of course deciding on the venue where your special day is going to take place.

Choosing the right venue for your wedding can seem daunting, there are so many venues to decide from and before you know it venues will be taking over your wedding plans!

There are many amazing, beautiful wedding venues across South Wales, but how do you decide the right one for you and your partner to say I do?

Here is a list of top 5 wedding venues we have picked to help you choose the right one for your big day. 

Photo taken from Miskin Manor Website.

Photo taken from Hensol Castle Website.

Have you always dreamed of tying the knot in the ‘princess’ picture perfect castle, with grounds that cover the full venue.

Hensol Castle will make your wedding feel like a fairytale. Filled with history, Gothic towers, native architecture, the castle itself and the beautiful surrounding gardens. Hensol Castle will amaze your guests but most importantly, will make the perfect venue for your wedding day!

Photo taken from Hensol Castle Website.

Located in the heart of South Wales, the beautiful estate, along with it’s 15 acres of sparkling blue lake, the sweeping staircases and the views of the welsh countryside provides a romantic venue to create those special memories and provides a great location for the wedding photographers to capture every moment of your wedding.

No matter the time of year, this venue will make your wedding become a true fairytale, even when the sun goes down. The Castle in the night is even more magical, making the fairytale last.

And after all the celebrations, relax in their adjoining 4 star hotel ‘The Vale Resort’, which offers you, your partner and your guests a place to unwind after your big day. Everyone can enjoy themselves more knowing after the wedding celebrations, their room and comfy bed is just around the corner.

A venue you wouldn’t expect to find in South Wales, from the decor of the wedding ceremony to the outside beauty of the shimmering lake and it’s stunning green landscape. Canada Lake and Lodge can be found near Cardiff and offers two gorgeous wedding venue options to choose from. 

Photo taken from Canada Lake and Lodge Website.

Have you ever pictured your wedding at a lodge with a lake? With it’s stunning views, beauty and style, this venue consists of two floors, enough for your love to flow through, and the large windows and balcony allows you to take full advantage of the views.

Whether you have a large party or want a small intimate wedding, this venue suits everyone. The wedding venue would be one to remember for your guests and make your wedding perfect for you and your partner.

A venue filled with romance and magic and scenery which makes for picturesque photos. Margam Castle is the perfect venue for you to say I do in front of your friends and family.

Located in Port Talbot, Margam Castle is full of history and bewildering scenery. The exclusive, romantic and unique venue is settled within 850 acres of parkland and idyllic landscape, can you imagine the wedding photos!

The sophisticated venue, paired with it’s beautiful setting and Gothic style mansion house, makes it a perfect wedding venue for you to tie the knot.

Photo taken from Margam Castle Website.

This venue also caters for Asian weddings, with the stunning architecture, the beauty of the surroundings, the grand arched windows and the beautiful staircase creates the ideal wedding venue for big and bold Asian weddings, and ideal venue for Asian wedding photographers to capture your special day.

Continue the wedding celebrations at the Ivy Cottage, share your first night together as a married couple in luxury.

Photo taken from Margam Castle Website.

Elegance and romantic are the two words to describe The Miskin Manor. When you think of your wedding venue, do you think, romantic and beautiful, the outside will be just as perfect as the inside and you fall in love with it every time you see it.

This glorious Welsh Countryside Hotel, located near Cardiff, has been surrounded by the Welsh scenery since the 10th Century. The historic hotel is located in the middle of 25 acres of award winning grounds, offering a range of photo opportunities with astonishing backdrops to your wedding.

Photo taken from Miskin Manor Website.

Not only does this venue bring its beauty in the gardens but also within the Tudor building itself. Each location offers unique wedding photo opportunities for wedding photographers to capture your special day, you just need to find the best wedding photographer for the job.

The venue has a range of beautiful and stylish rooms to celebrate your day. Whether it’s just small and intimate or you have invited everyone from your contact list, Miskin Manor does not disappoint with a varied collection of rooms, each with personal and memorable characteristics.  

Weddings are so much fun, celebrating your love with your family. But by the night it can all make you feel exhausted. So why not end your special day in a room full of elegance and natural charm, it will be the perfect end to a perfect day!  

Photo taken from Miskin Manor Website.

Have you ever thought of getting married in a venue that’s dripping with history and is one of the oldest buildings in its area.

Pencoed House is located in the heart of South Wales which offers a bespoke and scenic location for your wedding!

Even though the venue is full of history, with original stone walls and a striking vaulted ceiling, Pencoed House still makes for a stunning venue location for your wedding, with character and beautiful grounds.

Photo taken from Pencoed House Website.

This venue is located on thirty six acres of exquisite green landscape, flower gardens, woodlands and immaculate lawns, making a great backdrop for your wedding photos. You will just need to find a wedding photographer that will capture the special moments of your day, but also the beauty of the venue.

Your guests will be amazed as they drive down the grand lined tree driveway and walk through the magnificent archway entrance, this venue will feel like a fairytale.

And as your night starts to end, unwind and start to reminisce over your wedding in their stylish suite and think about your future as a happy couple as you start your life together!

Photo taken from Pencoed House Website.

With all these stunning and beautiful wedding venues, it’s understandable how hard it can be to narrow it down to just one! Let’s hope this list will make your decision a lot easier.

Imagine getting married around nature’s natural beauty, but also in luxury. The beauty of the outside is just as amazing as the luxury of the inside. 

Located in Gower near Swansea, Old Walls is an award winning wedding venue in South Wales. With its beauty and luxury, their 50 acre wedding venue lies in miles of rolling green hills, a number of glistening lakes, and stunning woodland.

Photo taken from Old Walls Website.

The venue has a range of beautiful rooms to fill your love with. Getting married with views across the glistening blue lakes, their Oakroom is full with high oak ceilings, and views across the whole of its outside beauty. Saying I do in a magical woodland ceremony.

Or their elegant and functional maquette, say your vows in front of many of your loved ones, and party your love at night, where a hidden dancefloor and lighting system are revealed.

End your night as your day first started, in luxury and beauty. Their accommodation will make you want to stay forever! Your guests will be impressed and you will feel like your day has ended just as perfect as it first started!

Photo taken from Old Walls Website.