Local wedding venues in Hampshire and Dorset

Choosing your ideal Hampshire or Dorset wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Hants and Dorset including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations. Take a look at 'Hampshire or Dorset wedding venues near me' in our listings below.

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BOSC Cricket Pavilion

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Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. We are here to help make your day special. Choose from an indoor or outdoor ceremony on the terraces and enjoy your first meal as a married couple upstairs in our beautifully modern function room.

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Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

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Amazing Wedding Venue in Bournemouth

We have a fabulous range of pricing offers and packages available here at the Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel. A lovely wedding venue that can cater for wedding parties, receptions and civil ceremonies.

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Chesil House

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Chesil House provides an exquisite location with secluded gardens, stunning riverside views and beautifully appointed rooms – nestled in the heart of Winchester – a perfect setting for your special day.

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God’s House Tower

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God’s House Tower (GHT) is a stunning multi-purpose venue at the south eastern entrance to Southampton’s historic and beautifully-preserved Old Town, located at Town Quay Road on the edge of the city centre. Set within the city’s medieval defensive walls, GHT offers a unique glimpse into Southampton’s past, and after an extensive and sensitive refurbishment is now thriving in its present day incarnation as a cutting-edge arts, heritage and events venue.

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Hale Park

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Hale Park is an exclusive wedding venue in the South of England. A stately home that was built as a home but with the space and flexibility to allow you to transform this blank canvas creating a day that is yours alone. With few restrictions, Hale Park can be the honouring of your union and your treat for your friends, making a memory to last forever.

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Leweston Enterprises

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A historic Manor house set in 46 acres of stunning landscaped gardens with unrivalled views of the Dorset countryside beyond. The imposing Manor offers flexible spaces that will make your day unique and memorable.

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Romsey Golf Club Limited

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At Romsey Golf Club we have a warm and friendly team of staff to ensure that your event runs to plan in the most efficient and courteous manner.

We pride ourselves on offering a welcoming environment for your special day. Stunning views, unique location Personally designed quotes for your special day. Your vision, your style, your day. We make it happen.

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Sandford Springs Golf Club

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Sandford Springs Hotel and Golf Club is located in the beautiful Hampshire countryside between Newbury & Basingstoke, offering the perfect setting for your wedding day.

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The Angel Hotel

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The Angel Hotel is nestled in the picturesque South Downs near the Meon Valley and is definitely one of Hampshire’s hidden gems when it comes to Hotels.

With its 39 Bedrooms, ease of access and multiple car parking spaces plus a spacious Restaurant, it’s long been a popular place for those in the know.

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The Gurkha Museum

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The McDonald Gallery is a magnificent function room within The Gurkha Museum. The Gallery houses the Museum’s unique and extremely valuable picture, silver, medal and badge collections and as such is an integral part of the Museum display area. The Gallery also features two Victoria Crosses on display. It is used for exhibitions and education workshops and is available to hire for private functions.

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The Royal Maritime Hotel & Club

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Tie the knot at this one-of-a-kind venue and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the maritime city. Situated in Old Portsmouth, close the historic dockyard and Gunwharf Quays, the Royal Maritime Hotel & Club is steeped in history and provides an original setting for a wedding with a difference.

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The Spinnaker Tower

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Surrounded by stunning seascapes stretching up to 23 miles this unique and truly inspirational venue will provide an unforgettable day for you, your family and friends. Spinnaker Tower is the perfect setting for exquisite ceremonies and exclusive receptions.

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Local wedding venues in Hampshire and Dorset - Related Wedding News

The Guildhall Winchester is now open for wedding bookings

Spiral Events is excited to announce that The Guildhall Winchester is now open for wedding bookings. The team is delighted to be working alongside the venue as they're true supporters of this grand and historical building built in 1871. Located in the heart of the city centre amongst the bustling high street, the property stands proudly overlooking both Abbey Gardens and Saint Giles Hill. From the truly English gardens next door, to the grand front steps of the gothic building, the venue will make the most beautiful backdrop to all photographs.

Posted: 9 August 2022

The UK's most popular wedding venues

Here in the UK we're truly blessed with ample gorgeous wedding venues offering couples tying the knot in this country such variety; from historic castle to beach-side hotels, Victorian manor houses to tree houses and woodland weddings - the options really are endless. The wedding financial experts at money.co.uk analysed TripAdvisor to reveal the venues with the most mentions of 'weddings' in their reviews and then used Instagram data to discover which ones have been shared the most on the platform and ranked them from highest to lowest to reveal the most popular in the UK.

Posted: 4 August 2022

The Kings Arms is the perfect location to exchange wedding vows

Set in the heart of Christchurch, this cosy Georgian boutique hotel boasts a wealth of charm. The perfect coastal Dorset retreat enjoys fabulous views of Christchurch Castle, the town's priory and the River Avon. Blending traditional character with contemporary designs, it has 20 luxury rooms and is home to foodie heaven The Kings Arms Restaurant. Opposite the main hotel building, the venue has its own traditional bowling green and a picture-perfect pavilion, which has been lovingly restored and transformed into a beautiful New England-style wedding space.

Posted: 2 August 2022

Award win for New Forest venue

Located in the New Forest, Balmer Lawn Hotel & Spa has taken home an award for the best Large Wedding Venue, and the team couldn't be happier. The hotel's wedding coordinator, Ruth Mundy, says, "We pride ourselves on our customer service here at the hotel, especially for weddings. We go above and beyond to ensure all parties are treated to an experience of only the highest standards. Our happy couples can expect respect, quality, and everlasting memories upon their visit to our luxury New Forest escape."

Posted: 16 June 2022

Winter packages released for Hampshire venue

Nestled in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, Sandford Springs Hotel & Golf Club has released a Winter Wedding Package for December nuptials with 70 loved ones from only £4,999. Set between Newbury and Basingstoke, the property offers a peaceful setting for all celebrations. The landscaped grounds and elegant interior provide a winning combination for memorable occasions. Guests will travel down the tree-lined driveway to the magnificent clubhouse and fall in love with the venue. With the option of mulled wine, mince pies and various festive decorations, couples will be walking through a winter wonderland on their special day.

Posted: 14 June 2022

South Downs' venue's summer relaunch

Nestled in the picturesque South Downs near the Meon Valley, The Angel Hotel will be relaunching this summer! The venue is one of Hampshire's hidden gems and will provide couples with the perfect location for weddings. The team will proudly showcase the fabulous new function space, The Nicholson Suite, which can accommodate 110 people. With a new glass-roofed atrium, a private entrance and a purpose-built bar, this space will most certainly make an impression. In addition to a remodelled Bridal Suite and landscaped grounds, the venue will prove popular with couples planning their wedding for late 2022 and 2023.

Posted: 25 May 2022

Exchange vows in this hidden gem in Dorset

If you're looking for something far from the madding crowd, check out this hidden gem. Tucked away in a secluded valley, weddings take place at West Axnoller Farm, a sprawling estate in the heart of the Dorset countryside close to the unspoilt beaches of the Jurassic Coast. You can tie the knot and celebrate afterwards in the bright and modern converted barn, a spacious industrial chic setting with large glass doors providing panoramic views of the valleys beyond and room for up to 220 guests. The charming courtyard outside includes an elegant marquee and custom-built pergola surrounded with greenery and delicate white drapes; perfect for romantic 'I dos'.

Posted: 11 May 2022

Check out our wedding venue of the week in Hampshire

The best of homegrown produce awaits in the stylish surroundings of this charming venue. Nestled among the waterways of Hampshire's River Test, the relaxed café, tearoom, rustic barn and intimate Boot Room cater for a whole range of big-day needs. The beautifully restored barn is set in idyllic countryside and although it's not licensed for ceremonies, a blessing can be held before the wedding breakfast. Wooden beams and rustic chandeliers add to the charming, relaxed atmosphere and the large windows help create a light and airy feel. With space for 100 guests for a sit-down meal and 150 for the evening reception, there's a bar, dancefloor and courtyard complete with outside bar, firepit and comfy furniture for your loved ones to relax and unwind.

Posted: 6 April 2022

Wedding show case at Stansted Park

Be inspired by a showcase of hand-picked suppliers and fall in love with Hampshire's stunning Stansted Park. The country house venue is hosting a wedding showcase on Sunday, 3rd April from 11am to 3pm, providing a one-stop-shop for everything from the champagne and canapés, to flowers, photographers and more. The perfect opportunity to view the venue, the house will be dressed for a wedding. The music room will be partly set out for a ceremony and the drawing room styled for a formal wedding breakfast, with musicians playing inside and out to add to the atmosphere so you can picture your day there. with mobile catering units and wedding cars parked outside.

Posted: 18 March 2022

Al fresco weddings return to Botley wedding venue

If you're dreaming of a beautiful al fresco celebration surrounded by nature, we've some exciting news – marquee weddings are returning to Botley! After several years in hibernation, the new owners of Hampshire's Steeple Court Manor are giving the purpose-built events marquee a fresh lease of life. A significant investment is being made to transform the marquee and its surroundings in readiness for weddings from May to October this year. Set in the grounds of the beautiful 17th-century manor house, alongside a field of vines, it provides a picture-perfect backdrop for standout wedding photos.

Posted: 1 March 2022