15 of the best wedding venues in Birmingham for a magical day

Our list of the best wedding venues in Birmingham includes something for everyone, from boutique hotels and botanical gardens to a famous cricket ground.

Updated on 05 April 2024 • Written By Naomi Grant

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15 of the best wedding venues in Birmingham for a magical day

Birmingham’s best wedding venues are a beautiful bunch, spanning everything from a restored 17th century library to a rooftop restaurant at the top of the city’s tallest building. Whatever you have in mind, you can guarantee to find a wedding venue in Birmingham to match the day you’ve always dreamed of. The tricky bit is narrowing it down to just one.

Tying the knot is, for many people, a hugely important celebration that they will remember for the rest of their lives. It’s also a day that can come with a lot of pressure, not least because there are so many different things you need to think about - choosing the perfect wedding venue, for one. That is why we’ve created this guide to the best wedding venues in Birmingham, to help ease the pressure and provide you with an up-to-date list of perfect places to tie the knot.


We’ve made sure to include a diverse range of options to suit everyone, including both large and small venues, places licensed for civil ceremonies, historic and modern spots, plus options for different budgets. Plenty of these venues are set in beautiful grounds or offer outdoor space, should you wish to add an alfresco element to your wedding. Plus, all of these places are located within a 10-mile radius from the city centre, so they're easily accessible for guests who are travelling by train.

Whatever stage you’re at in the wedding planning process, whether you have a guest list and budget in mind or are simply looking for some inspiration, discover our pick of the best wedding venues in Birmingham to help you on your quest for the perfect backdrop. Remember to enquire about availability as soon as you see somewhere you like, as these places are bound to book up fast.

Selly Manor Museum

Couple standing outside victorian building

What: Situated in the heart of the historic village of Bournvilleon, Selly Manor Museum is a spectacular 14th-century building that was originally built by chocolate manufacturers George and Richard Cadbury! This historic spot can accommodate up to 40 guests for a wedding reception, and is set in the famous garden village which boasts fruit trees, cottage gardens borders, and wildflowers.
Where: West Midlands, B30 2AE
Book Now: Selly Manor Museum

Highbury Hall

Couple kissing

What: Set in the heart of Birmingham, this exquisitely designed Grade-II listed mansion provides an opulent setting for matrimonial events. Featuring gold-toned stone windows and alluring interiors, Highbury Hall makes a remarkable choice for you to tie the knot. It accommodates up to 100 guests for the ceremony, with the potential to invite another 60 guests for evening celebrations. 
Where: West Midlands, B13 8QG
Book Now: Highbury Hall

Banqueting Suite

exterior of Banqueting Suites

What: Banqueting Suites is a 19th-century, Grade ll-listed building that exudes grandeur. From the top of the front steps, the venue boasts spectacular views of the surrounding city and fountain, while inside it features ornate interiors such as glittering chandeliers, pink-hued ceilings and artistic plasterwork. 
Where: West Midlands, B1 1BB
Book Now: Banqueting Suite

St Pauls House

Balcony seats with tables and green plants

What: St Pauls House is an incredibly unique event space with modern interiors and plenty of natural light, making it a desirable pick for your wedding ceremony. Accomodating up to 60 guests for a wedding breakfast, this venue is a prime pick for those keen to keep things intimate but chic on their big day. It also boasts a pretty terrace area with a retractable roof, so you can make the most of the space at any time of year. 
Where: 15-20 St Paul’s Square, B3 1QU
Book Now: St Pauls House


Orelle rooftop

What: Celebrate your special day on the 24th floor of 103 Colmore Row – Birmingham's tallest building – at Orelle, a modern French restaurant and bar with next-level panoramic views of the city below. It’s a venue like no other, and is able to host wedding receptions for anything between 10-100 people. Guaranteed to shower your day in glamour and elegance, couples looking to celebrate at this stunning venue will be assisted by an experienced events team who will help to take care of every detail, from menu planning to décor, flowers, entertainment, table plans and so much more.
Where: 103 Colmore Row B3 3AG
Book now: Orelle

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham botanical gardens events space

What: Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens offer a serene backdrop for alfresco weddings. All three of its event suites are licensed for civil ceremonies, but the real talking point is its beautiful outdoor terrace, the perfect spot for a drinks' reception, which overlooks the landscaped gardens.
Where: Westbourne Road, B15 3TR
Book now: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Old Library

Old Library events space

What: Originally one of Birmingham's five free librarys in the 1800s, this historic venue has since been restored as a stunning events space in the heart of Digbeth. It can easily accommodate up to 130 guests for a ceremony or sit-down reception, while a further large bar area and dance floor – separated from the main space by three grand archways – can be hired later in the evening for up to 250 guests. When it comes to the food and drink, an experienced team of in-house chefs will prepare a series of delicious menus and literary-themed cocktails for you.
Where: Gibb Street, B9 4AA
Book now: Old Library

Soho House Museum

Happy couple at Soho House Museum

What: Set inside a beautiful Georgian home, wedding ceremonies at Soho House are held in The Lunar Room, a charming 18th century-style dining room featuring an original mahogony dining table (this is where couples sign the register). Snap wedding photos out in its enchanting Georgian style gardens, before enjoying a wedding breakfast in its modern and flexible events space, or outside in an intimate marquee if you’re planning a summer wedding.
Where: Soho Avenue, B18 5LB
Book now: Soho House Museum

The Plough and Harrow Hotel

The Plough and Harrow Hotel wedding party

What: This historic Victorian hotel offers a country house setting for couples looking to tie the knot amongst grandeur. All its wedding packages include a red carpet welcome, along with your wedding menu of choice, white linen napkins and tablecloths, hire of a function suite for the day and evening, a wedding cake stand and knife, plus a supervisor to act as your Master of Ceremonies throughout the day. The elegant Terrace Room, featuring a spacious terrace and patio overlooking the garden, is licensed for civil ceremonies and able to host 100 seated guests, or 150 standing. You can even hire the entire hotel if you want!
Where: 135 Hagley Road, B16 8LS
Book now: The Plough and Harrow Hotel

Fairlawns Hotel and Spa

Fairlawns Hotel and Spa events space

What: Located just north of Birmingham, this countryside hotel and spa in the heart of the Midlands is set in 12 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. It’s fully licensed to host civil ceremonies, or you can choose to tie the knot in the local church down the road before welcoming guests with a Champagne reception at Fairlawns. Enjoy a four-course wedding breakfast in the reception room, which will be decorated especially for the day, following speeches and time to relax in the bar. The team will then transform the room for the evening, when you and your guests can dance the night away with a DJ or live band.
Where: Little Aston Road, WS9 0NU
Book now: Fairlawns Hotel and Spa

Castle Bromwich Hotel Hall

The Drawing Room at Castle Bromwich Hotel Hall

What: This unique grade I-listed boutique hotel is where dreams come true. It’s home to a wealth of function suites, from the spacious Malt House which opens out onto gardens, to the ornate Drawing Room with its 16th century hand sculpted ceiling. For larger parties which require extra outdoor space, it’s possible to hire a marquee in the beautiful gardens for up to 250 guests.
Where: Chester Road, B36 9PE
Book now: Castle Bromwich Hotel Hall

Lea Marston Hotel

Lea Marston Hotel function suite

What: Nestled within 54 acres of landscaped grounds, Lea Marston Hotel understands that everyone’s ideal wedding day is unique. These guys offer spaces and packages for both large celebrations and more intimate affairs, with flexible additional extras available to ensure you have everything you want for your special day. Its largest space is the Dunton Manor Suite for 12 guests (seated), while the smaller Perry Barton Suite can hold up to 85. It also offers silver, gold and platinum packages, all of which include a complimentary double room for couples to stay the night.
Where: Haunch Lane, B76 0BY
Book now: Lea Marston Hotel

The Westmead Hotel

The Westmead Hotel function suite

What: Weddings at Westmead include options for everyone. From last-minute packages to small weddings, winter weddings, or simply an evening reception that does away with formality, you’re sure to find an option to suit you. It can also cater for anything between 20 and 220 guests, with dedicated wedding coordinators ensuring that everything is taken care of, no matter the size of your party.
Where: Redditch Road, B48 7AL
Book now: The Westmead Hotel

Village Urban Resort

Village Urban Resort happy couple

What: If you’re after a more modern wedding venue, look no further than Village which offers everything you could possibly want or need under one roof. Discover a range of stunning events spaces, catering options and stylish accommodation for you and your guests. There’s even a pub and pool to keep guests entertained if they’re staying for a couple of nights. Check out the 'Love package’ which includes a three-course meal, linen and napkins, red carpet on arrival, all-day event room hire and a complimentary stay for the happy couple.
Where: Castlegate Park, DY1 4TB
Book now: Village Urban Resort

Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Edgbaston Cricket Ground happy couple

What: Sporting fans – this one’s for you. Tie the knot at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, which doubles as a unique contemporary events space with capacities ranging from 30 to 650 guests! Perks include views of the famous pitch from one of its beautifully designed rooms, as well as use of its huge pitch-side big screen to ensure your names are up in lights all day.
Where: Edgbaston Road, B5 7QU
Book now: Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Now for the next fun bit: the honeymoon! If you fancy a staycation, take a look at the most romantic hotels in London and the UK.

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