We are delighted to reveal that the Clifton Observatory is now a fully licensed wedding venue…open all year round!
Located in a prime location in Clifton Village, set apart from the bustling city below. The Clifton Observatory towers above the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge and Avon Gorge. We have two licensed bars, one of which is outdoors on the roof terrace, so up to 100 of you can enjoy the calm of the idyllic Downs with a drink in hand!
The William West Room, named in honour of the Bristolian artist and creator of our 19th century Camera Obscura, is a grand indoor space with a sparkling chandelier, stage area, and DJ booth with PA and AV systems, accessed through its own separate entrance. Here, we can host 100 standing guests, or up to 70 for a seated banquet.
The Observatory Tower leads guests up on a historical journey to the original Camera Obscura and the viewing balcony of the Giant’s Cave is accessed through a long, steep tunnel that takes you 90 feet underground. Not only are these both great vantage points for dramatic photo opportunities, your wedding service can actually be performed in these unique spaces too.