If you’re planning a wedding for 2022 and beyond and you want a venue steeped in Regency charm and beautiful surroundings, Sidmouth is a great place to start looking.

Not only do you have a whole host of Victorian era hotels offering everything from wedding planners to the catering and accommodation for your guests but there are also opportunities for holding the ceremony in one of the town’s gardens or getting amazing photos with the Jurassic Coast as your backdrop.

Intrigued? Here are a couple of suggestions for great wedding venues in Sidmouth.

One option for a great wedding reception is the Hotel Riviera, one of the town’s premier Regency hotels located right on the esplanade and offering amazing views of the beach and out to see.

hotel riviera

Image: Hotel Riviera

Whether you are planning a big wedding or a small intimate affair, the hotel team are ready and waiting to make sure you have the best start in your married life. With tastefully decorated rooms and plenty of space in the venue rooms for you to create the perfect space for your dream wedding. If that isn’t enough, the hotel’s exquisite menus and location is likely to entice you!

Another place perfect for a grand occasion is Woodlands Hotel, a family run boutique hotel with a tranquil private garden and terrace, this is ideal for history fans as it was once owned by Sir Walter Raleigh and has been subject to a number of archaeological searches. The central location makes it ideal for travelling guests and it is just a short walk from the beach, so you can get some amazing photos to remember the day.


Image: Woodlands

If you’re the kind of person that loves being outside and want to bring that to your wedding, why not get married at Connaught Gardens? There are a number of locations within the gardens that are licenced for ceremonies, so you can overlook the sea and also have access to Jacob’s Ladder beach for photos. The award winning gardens are ideal for anyone who loves being outdoors and wants wonderful memories surrounded by their favourite flowers – bookings are taken through East Devon Council and as the site is so popular is likely to be booked up quickly, so make sure to get your dates in as soon as you can!

connaught gardensImage: Connaught Gardens

These are just some of the amazing locations in Sidmouth that you can use as a venue for your wedding, for more inspiration head to visitsidmouth.co.uk