When looking to create your perfect wedding, the venue is perhaps the first aspect you consider. Once you have decided on this, you can think about what décor would look best and how many guests would fit in the venue. There are many excellent ideas for wedding venues, from churches and hotels to castles and other outside venues.
For guests looking for an exciting venue, Hampshire is one of the most popular counties for tying the knot. Not many people know that Elizabeth II spent her wedding night in Broadlands, Hampshire, at the property of Prince Phillip’s uncle, Earl Mountbatten. So this stunning county has the royal seal of approval! Here are some other wonderful options:
Clock Barn is a wonderful hideaway in the Hampshire Downs countryside. It is just 15 minutes’ drive from Winchester and has seating for 192 guests. This barn is full of period features and the surrounding countryside makes the perfect backdrop to a wedding connected with nature.
Highfield Park is another great choice among Hampshire wedding venues, as it offers a countryside setting alongside a stunning 18th century mansion. The ornate staircase and atrium roof give wonderful photo opportunities and the historic grandeur of the property will create quite an impression on your guests.
Horsebridge Station is a renovated Victorian railway station in Hampshire’s Test Valley. Set in 2 acres of stunning lawns, this is a venue with a difference, offering something really exciting and unique.
The Tithe Barn
This farm building is filled with old world charm, set in 300 acres and with huge stone arches and balcony. This beautiful and imposing building offers a spacious venue for a countryside wedding.
When looking for a Hampshire wedding photographer, such as Az at Lemontree Photography, the venue can make all the difference to your photos. A pretty setting can lift your photos from the ordinary to the spectacular. Whether you choose a historic setting, modern glamour, rustic charm, a quirky location or a traditional hotel, the right photographer can turn your setting into an unforgettable set of wedding photographs.
Other unusual wedding venues in Hampshire include Oakley Hall, St John’s House, Southdowns Manor, Langrish House, the Elvetham, and the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, where the hotel has been incorporated into a cricket stadium.