If you’re not one to go with the norm and you’re looking for a wedding venue with a difference, then getting married in a cave is a great option. Here are seven of our favorites that would make any wedding day both romantic and memorable (and there’s not a Batman in sight).
1. Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountains, AUS
Situated in the beautiful Blue Mountains in New South Wales, the historic Jenolan Caves offer a unique, underground venue for your wedding. And, if you have more than 75 wedding guests, you and your groom get a complimentary night stay for your wedding night.
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2. The Rum Store Chamber at Carnglaze Caverns, Cornwall, UK
If you want to make a big entrance then look no further, Carnglaze Caverns have one of the longest aisles in Cornwall. At approximately 80 meters, it can take you up to two minutes to walk down the aisle – plenty of time to make that grand entrance. The venue is also licensed for up to 400 guests, so it’s perfect if you’re planning on having a big affair.
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3. Cabaret Cave, Perth, AUS
Situated within Yanchep National Park, Cabaret Cave is Perth’s only cave for hire. While the cave can accommodate up to 200 guests it still creates a secluded and intimate atmosphere because, well, it’s a cave.
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4. Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, Devon, UK
With five separate underground locations for marriage ceremonies, Kents Cavern offers you the chance to provide your guests with a rare and enduring memory of your special day. The stalagmite chandelier formation’s and echoes to the sound of falling water make for an enchanting wedding day venue.
Image from kents-cavern.co.uk
5. Thunder Mountain Park, Missouri, USA
Centuries ago the Osage Native American Indians discovered the pristine caves underneath Thunder Mountain where – local folklore tells – wedding ceremonies were held way back when. Whether the legend is true or not, we’re not sure, but what we do know is that you can have your wedding amidst this natural and historic wonder.
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6. Capricorn Caves, Queensland, AUS
The subtle enchantments of the hundreds of softly lit candles that fill the Cathedral Cave make it an incredibly romantic and intimate setting for a wedding. The venue also has ramps that create an easy access into the cave.
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7. Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset, UK
These ancient caves feature some of the most beautiful rock formations in England and you can get married in them. Wookey Hole Caves offer a choice of three Chambers; all characterized by the unique ancient rock that they’re made up of. While the largest Chamber can have up to 100 guests, you can also have a very small, intimate ceremony with only a few people. The Caves also have a weddings coordinator who will help you ensure your wedding day runs as efficiently as possible.
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Can you just imagine what the photos would look like?