Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - June/July 2022 (Issue 89)

BRISTOL AND AROUND Spotlight on... Tie the knot in a local hotspot THE BRISTOL HARBOUR HOTEL Set in the heart of Bristol’s Old Town, opposite the historical St Nicholas Market, the Hotel’s magnificent building offers a sense of grandeur and provides an abundance of must-have characterful spots for your photographer’s shot list. Take a stroll through the quirky streets opposite, sip cocktails in the Gold Bar or enjoy a Pimms on the terrace – you’re in the perfect place for an elegant city-centre wedding here. The jewel in the hotel’s crown is The Sansovino. With grand high ceilings and decadent pillars, it’s a beautifully decorated room, steeped in history. It can host both your “I dos” and big bash. There’s ample room here for a DJ, dancefloor, band and any other entertainment your hearts desire, and it boasts its own bar, grand entrance and bathrooms. Alternatively, for the ceremony and celebrations, you have the option to use The Vaults. A more intimate space set in the original bank vaults of the building, they’re perfect for elegant, intimate, candlelit vows. It also offers the ideal blank canvas for you to put your own stamp on and offers a pop up bar and soft lighting for the evening do. Wedding packages are bespoke and can include complimentary a bridal suite, menu tasting, spa day and even the chance to create your very own cocktail for the day. LOCAL VENUES IN THE KNOW 0117 203 4445 BS1 1HT Ceremony licence: Yes Ceremony capacity: 300 Wedding breakfast capacity: 300 Evening do capacity: 350