Drinks on deck. Historic backdrops. Imagine your wedding on board Bristol’s most unique venue.
Tie the knot in first class style on board ones of Bristol most romantic venues. For a truly unique and memorable celebration, the SS Great Britain is the perfect venue for your wedding ceremony, reception and evening party. Launched in 1843, the SS Great Britain is a truly remarkable venue for your celebration. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and launched in 1843, the beautifully restored ship lies in the heart of Bristol’s harbourside, and offers some of the most spectacular views in the region. Steeped in history, the versatile spaces both above and below deck provide the ideal setting for you to celebrate in first class style.
Exchange vows on the sunlit promenade deck and dine in the opulent first class dining saloon surrounded by immersive history and first class service. Let us help make your dream wedding come true on board one of the world ’s great historic ships. Your beautiful ceremony takes place on the romantic Promenade Deck, flooded with natural daylight before you and your guests raise a toast surrounded by the region’s most striking vistas on the Weather Deck. You may even catch one of Bristol’s famous Balloons flying above you. Enjoy delicious food by some of the top chef’s in Bristol and fine wine in the opulent First Class Dining Saloon; which offers the finest setting for your reception, then party the night away.
During your wedding the Ship will be available for you and your guests to exclusively enjoy, allowing you to capture breath-taking photographs of your day. Let us help create the wedding of your dreams on board the world’s first luxury ocean liner, giving you memories to cherish and last a lifetime.
With stunning views across Bristol’s historic harbour, Riggers’ Yard at Brunel’s SS Great Britain offers a new, outdoor rustic style wedding location right by the water’s edge. Launching in September 2019, couples can exchange vows outside, under floral arches and festoon lighting, while guests take in the spectacular views, unmatched by any other venue in the city. Perfect for smaller occasions from 50 or less and available all year round during school holidays and weekends; this space really is unique. The wedding couple can complement the day by taking their guests on a boat cruise around the harbour before returning for dinner and an evening celebration aboard the ship, in the opulent First Class Dining Saloon. Prices for a 3 hour hire that includes a glass of pimms for all guests, custom draping, benches and festoon lighting starts at £1000 + VAT
Image Credit | Jodie Hurd Photography | Martin Dabek Photography