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Copthorne Hotel Cardiff Caerdydd
  • Hotel wedding venue on the outskirts of Cardiff
  • All-inclusive venue licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Has a range of rooms to suit your needs
  • Private lake on the grounds for photo opportunities
  • Dedicated wedding coordinator at your disposal
  • In-house caterers cook a variety of meals
  • Accommodation for your first night and anniversary
  • Various packages available, from £24 per person

The four star hotel, just a short drive from the centre of Cardiff, features grand rooms and a private lake. Couples can make the most of this all-inclusive venue for both their ceremony and reception.

The venue offers a range of packages to suit all your needs. A dedicated wedding team helps to coordinate your day to make it as stress-free as possible and ensures you have all the little details that make the day truly yours.


Copthorne Hotel was built on the outskirts of Cardiff in 1993 and is just a short, twenty minute drive from the city centre. It offers facilities including a gym, sauna and swimming pool, as well as 135 rooms and an on-site restaurant.

Weddings at the venue benefit from dedicated staff who can assist you in planning your wedding and coordinating on the day. They offer a range of packages to make sure everything is covered, from scrumptious food to a disco and DJ.


There are various rooms available for your wedding, both ceremony and reception.

Caerdydd Suite

This room is licenced for your civil ceremony, so you can have your whole wedding at one venue. The room is decorated with muted colours so you can personalise with a red carpet running down the middle and a starlit backdrop.

Civil ceremony capacity - 120 guests

Raglans Restaurant

The hotel's restaurant can be hired out for your wedding breakfast. A wall of windows lets in plenty of natural light.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 150 guests

Castell Suite

The Castell Suite has a private lobby and bar and offers plenty of space for guests to eat, drink, be merry, and welcome you to married life. The blank canvas allows for the room to be decorated to suit your wedding theme.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 180 guests
Reception capacity - 200 guests


In-house caterers can prepare everything from canapés to wedding breakfast through to an evening buffet. Select one dish in each course from your package for every guest, or have your guests pre-order their selection before the day. Or, if nothing tickles your fancy, additional choices can be offered for a small charge.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available, and talk to the venue for any further dietary requirements.

Some example dishes are listed below:


Pineapple & Chilli Bites
Thai Chilli King Prawn & Cucumber Pieces
Hoisin Duck & Spring Onion Cups


Leek and Potato Soup with curried croutons
Chicken Liver Parfait with onion chutney and melba toast


Roasted Sirloin of Beef with Yorkshire pudding, château potatoes steamed carrots, green beans and red wine jus
Mixed Seafood Linguine with rocket and parmesan


Chocolate Orange Cheesecake with a mandarin sorbet
Lemon Posset with shortbread biscuit and raspberry coulis

Evening Buffet

Rarebit Bruschetta
Harissa Chicken Skewers
Honey Mustard Glazed Sausages
Eton Mess


Copthorne Hotel offers four wedding packages: Homecoming, Silver, Gold and Diamond. These start from just £24 per person including room hire. The contents the packages are outlined below:

Homecoming - £24 per person
  • Buck's Fizz on arrival
  • An evening finger buffet of six different items
  • A DJ and a disco
  • A suite for the bride and groom
Silver - £45 per person
  • Exclusive use of the venue
  • Room hire for the ceremony
  • Three-course meal
  • Buck's Fizz on arrival
  • An evening buffet of five items
  • A Master of Ceremonies
  • Disco for the evening
  • A suite for the bride and groom
Gold - £65 per person
  • Exclusive use of the venue
  • Room hire for the ceremony
  • Three-course meal
  • Prosecco on arrival
  • An evening buffet of six items
  • Fishbowl centrepieces
  • A Master of Ceremonies
  • Disco for the evening
  • A suite for the bride and groom
  • 6 months membership of the in-house leisure facilities
  • Diamond - £80 per person
    • Exclusive use of the venue
    • Room hire for the ceremony
    • Canapés of three items
    • Prosecco or beer on arrival
    • Hire of the Castell Suite
    • Three course set menu
    • Fishbowl centrepieces
    • An evening buffet of six items, or a hog roast
    • A Master of Ceremonies
    • Disco for the evening
    • LED post box
    • A suite for the bride and groom
    • 12 months membership of the in-house leisure facilities
    • Complimentary stay for the one year wedding anniversary


    The hotel has 135 bedrooms, some with views of the grounds and private lake. When you book your wedding, ten rooms will be reserved specifically for your friends and family so they don't need to worry about finding accommodation elsewhere. These also come at a reduced rate.

    The hotel's amenities include a gym, a steam room, a swimming pool and a sauna. Enjoy a delicious Welsh breakfast in the morning after your wedding. Some packages even include your first year anniversary stay.

    If Copthorne Hotel is for you, book your wedding using the buttons to the right and below this listing.

    Copthorne Hotel
    Copthorne Way
    Culverhouse Cross
    CF5 6DH
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