Weddings 29 September 2022

Unique Wedding Locations in Guernsey

The Islands of Guernsey provide a wonderful choice for your wedding destination, with unique venues, exquisite landscapes and beautiful islands all awaiting to welcome you and host your perfect day.

The Islands of Guernsey offer everything, from grand heritage sites, luxurious hotels, stunning beaches, pristine gardens and terraces overlooking our stunning cliffs and coast.

All that is required is the registered owner’s permission and agreement from your Guernsey celebrant in advance.

Castle Cornet

The stunning Castle Cornet stands guard over St Peter Port harbour and has an ancient history spanning over 800 years. For a memorable wedding and unique photographs, the Castle ticks all the boxes. Available for both ceremonies and receptions, the Top Lawn of the Castle offers amazing views over St Peter Port, the sea and the neighbouring Islands.

The South Battery captures everything it means to have your wedding in a castle, with its centrepiece traversing cannon. Both locations are gorgeous when set out, and wet weather alternatives are available inside should the weather go awry!

Please be aware the Castle has many steps and no lift access. 

Herm

Herm Island is often called a paradise Island, with its stunning beaches and beautiful surroundings. St Tugal’s Chapel offers a lovely 11th century venue for your ceremony, whilst The White House Hotel is ideal for a reception.

Find out more about weddings on Herm here.

Sark

Sark provides a romantic setting for a wedding, with it’s beautiful St Peter’s Church, known for it’s wonderful stained glass windows. They have amazing places with stunning views to get married outdoors, including Sark Henge with views towards France and La Coupee, which makes you feel like you are on top of the world. Little Sark provides magnificent views and is a lovely place for a wedding.

Sark’s wonderful hotels can cater for all your needs and have their own intimate spaces to entertain guests. You can find out more here.

 

Alderney

Plan your dream wedding in Alderney, with its beautiful beaches, heritage sites and even the option to get married on a boat. Anything is possible when you choose to get married in this unique Island which really makes you feel a world away. Find out more here.

Sausmarez Manor

Sausmarez Manor is Guernsey's only Stately Home, and has been home to the same family for over 800 years. Containing original architecture, artifacts and art acquired by members of the family who were privateers, soldiers, adventurers, artists, governors and lots more, the House offers a curious and unique backdrop for wedding ceremonies and photographs.

Les Caches Farm

A collection of Guernsey farmhouses and outbuildings dating from the 15th Century to mid-19th Century, in the peaceful hamlet of Les Villets. With a simple layout and beautiful natural light throughout, including a fine vaulted-ceiling at first floor level, the main farmhouse building lends itself well to weddings. Find out more about the venue here.

Vale Castle

Vale Castle is an historic site, the remains of which date back to the 15th century. During the Second World War, the German occupying forces fortified the Castle and the surrounding area, the remains of which can be seen today. This unique location is perfectly suited if you have your heart set on a marquee or tipi wedding.

The Castle's medieval walls enclose a large grassed space that can accommodate large numbers of guests with gorgeous views of the other Islands out to sea. Please be aware, for your less-mobile guests, that Vale Castle is accessible via a fairly steep inclined path.

Fort Grey

Fort Grey is situated along the west coast of Guernsey, standing on the site of the earlier Château de Rocquaine. Completed in 1804, due to its shape, it is affectionately known as the 'Cup and Saucer' and now houses a shipwreck museum. While receptions aren't available, the site offers a beautiful and unique backdrop for photos.

Candie Gardens & Museum

The picturesque Candie Gardens is home to formal public Victorian gardens and Guernsey Museum and Galleries. The location is ideal for an evening wedding reception with drinks and canapés or outside catering. A terrace area has views of the harbour and St Peter Port, perfect for summer evenings, and the Museum boasts fully accessible facilities and caters for groups up to 150 people.

While your guests mingle, they can explore the colourful Victorian Gardens, enjoy the latest museum exhibition or even browse the museum gift shop. All catering is supplied by dedicated in-house caterers, Sueco Outside Catering, who can be contacted separately to cater to your specifications.

Stunning Beaches

The Islands of Guernsey have stunning beaches which can rival those of the Caribbean. You will find long sandy beaches with the most beautiful blue sea and secluded coves with dramatic cliff top landscapes providing a perfect backdrop for photographs.

Recent changes to Guernsey laws now allow you to get married anywhere in the Islands of Guernsey, and we would be delighted to welcome you to celebrate your special day here.

Find out more about weddings on The Islands of Guernsey here.