Wow factor wedding venues in Hampshire
13 Sep 2017
For couples tying the knot in Hampshire, here is a host of marvellous and magnificent wedding venues
Highfield Park, Hook
As you travel along the tree-lined driveway and catch your first glimpse of the elegant 17th century Highfield Park, you'll know you've arrived somewhere special. Set in 35 acres of Hampshire countryside, this beautiful mansion is the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Now an independent hotel, Highfield Park is licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies. The outdoor ceremony option, The Folly, provides a unique setting for your special day while keeping the tradition of the house. The venue's wedding co-ordinators are on hand to help with any aspect of planning your wedding and look forward to hosting your special day.
The Elvetham, Hook
The Elvetham in Hook is a beautiful, family-owned estate set in 35 acres of stunning grounds. Choose your perfect space from the multiple dining and reception rooms, or hold your ceremony in the licensed outdoor Summerhouse. From intimate ceremonies to extravagant receptions, every wedding is handled by a wedding specialist and run by a highly praised and experienced team.
Aviator by Tag, Farnborough
Unravelling within Aviator, one of the most striking avant-garde design hotels of recent times, is ECHO, a bespoke wedding experience designed to embody all that you desire for your momentous day. Designed for couples looking for something different, weddings at Aviator are as unique as the venue. Whether you choose an intimate ceremony or an elaborate celebration, each of the venue's propositions are fully tailored to your preferences. The hotel's distinctively stylish surroundings create the perfect backdrop for breath-taking and memorable wedding celebrations, which when combined with meticulous service are sure to set the tone for something special.
Oakley Hall Hotel, Oakley
Celebrate the most memorable day of your life at Oakley Hall Hotel, a special setting in more than 300 acres of Hampshire’s rolling countryside. Its classic and elegant style, coupled with professional and personal service makes it the ideal venue for your special day. Six elegant rooms are licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships for up to 140 guests. For larger weddings, the permanent marquee can accommodate up to 400 guests. The venue offers a total of 50 stunning bedrooms including a three bedroom Garden Cottage. Exclusive use of the venue is available on request.
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Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst
The Balmer Lawn is an impressive privately owned four-star country house hotel, set in the heart of the New Forest. Couples have a choice of six opulent rooms or the outdoor Sylvan Pavilion in which to exchange vows and two recently refurbished banqueting suites to have the wedding breakfast and evening celebrations. Weddings are tailored to each couple's personal taste, with the dedicated wedding co-ordinator working closely with the couple throughout the whole planning journey. The excellent Banqueting team and fantastic Kitchen brigade also provide outstanding pre-wedding support and impeccable service on the day.
Penton Park, Penton Mewsey
Penton Park is an exclusive family home offering just 20 weddings each year. Licensed for ceremonies for up to 91 people, Penton Park can accommoodate sit-down meals of up to 100 in-house, or 180 sitting down in a marquee. Evening capacity (with or without a marquee) is 180. If you want a religious ceremony there is a wonderful 14th century church just a few moments' walk from the bottom of the driveway. Summer weddings are wonderful in the south-facing grounds, with lots of sunlight pouring through the grand windows... however Penton Park is also a fabulous winter venue, with roaring log fires and candelight making for a truly romantic event.
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