With its picturesque seaside resorts, national parks and proximity to London, it’s easy to see why Hampshire is a popular county for those looking to say ‘I do’. Exciting venues include beautiful barns, elegant country houses and imposing hotels. Here are just a few of our favourites…
Situated on the banks of the River Blackwater in Yateley, Rivervale Barn is an imposing oak barn, offering separate areas for ceremony, reception drinks and dining. Its beautiful oak beams are entwined by fairy lights, and beautiful chandeliers add to the romantic atmosphere. On sunny days, the landscaped gardens and picturesque courtyard are just the place to enjoy drinks, canapés and evening food.
Oakley Hall Hotel
Whether you’re planning an intimate wedding or a lavish celebration, if you’re looking for an elegant hotel wedding, Oakley Hall is the place. Choose from various rooms licensed for ceremonies before dining either in the beautiful dining room or in a marquee in the grounds. With 50 bedrooms, you can all spend the night in luxury!
If you want to feel like you’re a million miles from anywhere, Clock Barn offers pure escapism – surrounded by open fields yet conveniently just 15 minutes from both Winchester and Newbury. A wonderful space with separate areas for your ceremony and wedding breakfast, at Clock Barn you can celebrate your entire day under one roof.
The Barn at Bury Court
This superbly converted barn boasts elegant interiors, contemporary facilities and stunning gardens. Ceremonies take place at one end of this impressive space, with dining in the central area with its beautiful exposed beams. Caterers, Jacaranda, create exceptional dining experiences for all weddings at The Barn at Bury Court.
If an imposing country house is more your thing, you’re sure to love this fabulous family home in the Hampshire Hills, Penton Park. Available exclusively for weddings on just 20 Saturdays each year, enjoy a little grandeur with chandeliers and open fires. You may never want to leave!