Venue Fact File: The Elvetham, Hampshire

02 Aug 2017

Steeped in history, The Elvetham in Hook is a wonderful wedding venue waiting to be explored

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The Elvetham is a stunning family-owned estate set in 35 acres of beautiful grounds. It has a fascinating history as the house was once owned by Jane Seymour's brother, Edward, who hosted Queen Elizabeth I. On her visit in 1591, the Queen planted an oak tree which still stands tall in the grounds today.

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Facilities and services

Dedicated wedding planner, licensed private rooms and spaces to hold inside and outdoor civil ceremonies, elegant private rooms with stunning original features, 72 en suite bedrooms, exclusive use available. The current house is a stunning example of Victorian architecture. Original feature fireplaces, walls adorned with rich oak and a spectacular staircase provide a beautiful and unique canvas for your dream wedding.


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Availability and pricing

Weddings can be hosted throughout the year with intimate weddings during the week and non-exclusive and exclusive weddings over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are a number of packages to suit a variety of budgets; the Shakespeare package is the most popular and starts at £120 per person. This includes:

  • Your choice of private room for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception
  • Exclusive use (Saturdays only)
  • Champagne and canapé drinks reception (two glasses per person)
  • Wedding breakfast (three courses)
  • Half a bottle of wine, mineral water and champagne for your toast (one glass per person)
  • Menu tasting for the wedding couple
  • Luxury bedroom for the wedding couple
  • Four additional guest bedrooms

venue-fact-file-the-elvetham-hampshire-4Photo: Ideal Imaging / Alistair Jones

venue-fact-file-the-elvetham-hampshire-9Photo: Lilybean Photography

Best spot for photographs

Set within 35 acres, there are plenty of unique spaces in and around the manicured grounds to capture those memories that will last a lifetime. A favourite is the avenue of yew trees.


Customer testimonial

"I wanted to thank the staff at The Elvetham for making our wedding day so special. Every detail was well planned in advance, but the day completely surpassed our expectations. Every member of staff was courteous, incredibly helpful and just a joy to work with." Mr and Mrs Taylor



Access Bride's Online Venue Guide, featuring Elvetham Hotel. 

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