Venues Plymouth Guildhall
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Plymouth Guildhall

Plymouth Guildhall

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Plymouth Guildhall

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  • Conveniently located in the heart of Plymouth city
  • A stunning variety of rooms ranging in size
  • Maximum capacity of 600 wedding guests
  • Complete with traditional stained-glass windows
  • Lounge bar, ideal for a comfortable, relaxed reception
  • Grade II-listed building
  • Perfect combination of old and new
  • Option to have own caterer

Located in the heart of the city, Plymouth Guildhall offers a variety of stunning rooms full of historical beauty or contemporary design for you to choose from. The largest room can host up to 600 guests!

The Guildhall is incredibly flexible and gives you the option to either use their caterers or bring in your own preferred caterer. There are a number of different packages to suit all kinds of budgets starting from £550.


First built in 1870-1874 and restored in 1959, Plymouth Guildhall was the central focus of the city's rebuilding after the war. As one of only a few buildings to be restored it combines the best of the old and the new as a stunning central axis to the city.


Whether you're in the market for a large traditional wedding, a quirky, personalised one, or an intimate event with close family and friends, Plymouth Guildhall has something for you;

The Great Hall

The largest and most grandiose of the Guildhall's rooms, the Great Hall boasts a decedent experience, complete with red carpet, stained-glass windows and a stunning chandelier giving a real sense of grandeur. With lots of space in the hall and even a balcony area for your VIPs, this vast room can hold up to 840 of your guests!

Ceremony capacity - 728 guests

Wedding breakfast capacity - 340 guests

Reception capacity - 840 guests

The Drake Room

Centrally located, the Drake Room offers a personalised experience, from the lights to the décor. The room is painted in neutral colours and, with its polished wooden floor; the room is perfectly adaptable to your colour scheme, faultlessly incorporating itself into the backdrop of your fantasy wedding.

Ceremony capacity - 180 guests

Wedding breakfast capacity - 100 guests

Reception capacity - 320 guests

The Astor Room

Named for Lady Astor, the room is perfect for a small wedding. The room is fresh and warm, opened up by its clear windows and light walls, perfect for a summer or daytime wedding. Complete with a small kitchenette the room can be extended into the Charter room.

Ceremony capacity - 70 guests

Wedding breakfast capacity - 55 guests

Reception capacity - 90 guests

The Charter Room

With its stained glass windows, traditional décor and cosy feel, the room creates the perfect blend between the grandeur of the Great Hall and the intimacy of The Astor Room. For those of you looking for something both intimate and stunning, the room is a perfect combination of the two.

Ceremony capacity - 60 guests

Reception capacity - 90 guests


The venue offers a range of wedding and reception packages across their variety of rooms. Beginning as low as £160, these packages include perks such as a set up by their professional staff - ensuring the day runs smoothly, LED mood enhanced lighting, a private entrance and use of the grand staircase for photographs.


The team at the Plymouth Guildhall are very flexible, giving couples the choice to either use the in-house catering or to source a caterer of their choice. Full use of the kitchen and its facilities are given.

For more information or to get in touch with the team, click the contact buttons on this listing or request a brochure to find out more.

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  • Holly Palmer

    I will definitely be recommending the guildhall. We had our wedding here and the staff did an amazing job! They are so friendly and welcoming, I'm glad we picked them for our venue.

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