There are many incredible wedding venues across Surrey and Hampshire. Many of them have long been rated 4 or 5 stars, from hotels to barns to beautiful old castles.
You’ll have your pick of romantic and exciting places to say your ‘I Dos’ thanks to the wonderful landscape of these two counties.
To pick your perfect big day backdrop, check out our list of the best rated wedding venues in Surrey and Hampshire below.
What are the best rated wedding venues across Surrey and Hampshire?
Top Surrey & Hampshire Hotel Wedding Venues
Fancy getting hitched in a hotel?
Hotels are a great place to get married. You know that the hotel is large enough to fit all of your guests, the hotel will be well equipped with everything you need, they’ll have great food and drink available, and best of all, there are rooms for everyone to stay in.
Here are 8 amazing hotel wedding venues in Surrey and Hampshire that could be just right for your big day:
A 5 star hotel and spa, Pennyhill Park is a luxury and award winning wedding venue.
Made up of 120 acres and offering flexible wedding packages, you can get married in a variety of spaces across the park.
The ceremony and reception rooms are royalty themed but there is also a wonderful Terrace Pavilion to say your vows in amongst the hotel grounds.
Guest capacity maxes out at 230 and the hotel also recommends suppliers to help things go smoothly on your big day. You can make an enquiry via the Pennyhill Park website.
Lythe Hill Hotel & Spa, Haslemere
Not too far from where we are here at Celebration Carts, there's the very popular Lythe Hill Hotel in Haslemere.
Steeped in history and set in 22 acres of picturesque countryside, Lythe Hill is a charming wedding venue offering 3 indoor spaces and an outdoor wedding gazebo.
Old Thorns Hotel, Liphook
Old Thorns Hotel in Liphook, Hampshire is the closest wedding venue to us here at Celebration Carts.
With over 150 bedrooms, 18-hole championship golf course, state-of-the-art health club and spa facilities, as well as 51 self catering apartments, Old Thorns is one of the south of England’s most highly regarded resort destinations. So whether you’re visiting for a few hours, overnight, or for longer; we wish you a very pleasant stay.
Froyle Park, Alton
Froyle Park is a magnificent, 16th Century Jacobean manor house on the Hampshire and Surrey border, surrounded by 80 acres of parkland, rolling hills, and sheep-dotted fields, specialising in dry hire for weddings, private events, functions, conferences and more.
Northbrook Park, Farnham
The perfect Hampshire country wedding venue on the border of Surrey is Northbrook Park in Farnham.
This is a historic grade-II listed, 18th Century manor house. It's surrounded by manicured gardens and handily located just outside of London. It's ideal for wedding ceremonies, breakfasts and receptions up to 250 guests.
Great Fosters is a 4 star hotel inspired by the nearby royal lands of Windsor. An old Tudor estate, there are 50 acres of grounds to make your own if you book your wedding here.
Get married on the Marigold Lawn or in the famous Orangery, as Great Fosters can seat upwards of 150-250 guests depending on the ceremony.
You can also work with a range of trusted suppliers on the behalf of the hotel themselves.
Great Fosters also boasts a Michelin Star restaurant and offers virtual tours via their website. You can also check out their brochure on their weddings homepage.
An avant-garde designed hotel, Aviator Hampshire has long been a dreamy wedding venue across the Hampshire countryside.
All wedding services are bespoke and plenty of wedding inspiration is offered to couples planning their upcoming nuptials once booked in.
Wedding packages are luxury by nature via their ECHO service and there are multiple wedding spaces within the hotel itself. Of major note is The Swan, a traditional pub themed room that’s just perfect for a cosy ceremony!
Guest capacity is up to 150 in any room, and you can enquire about wedding services via the hotel’s website.
The Asperion Hillside is a boutique hotel nestled in Guildford, Surrey.
Recently refurbished, the hotel offers exclusive wedding packages in which couples are allowed use of the entire grounds and garden.
The wedding night is also covered, with space for 29 guests in 15 bedrooms across the entire hotel. Catering is prepared onsite by the Asperion Hillside’s very own a la carte restaurant, bespoke to your needs whether you want a sit down service or a running buffet.
The outside capacity seats 60 guests, with room for 44 inside as well. You can check wedding availability at the hotel via their website.
Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel and Spa
A 4 star luxury hotel, Frimley Hall is an incredibly romantic backdrop for any and all weddings.
The venue is offered exclusively to all couples, and a professional wedding coordinator is featured as part of the booked package. The Victorian country house itself is award winning and also features a professional catering service, and it’s also a dog friendly venue too! Wedding packages are ranked from Bronze to Gold depending on your needs.
The venue can sit up to 200 guests in total but has specific options for intimate weddings as well. You can enquire or book an appointment via the hotel’s website.
The Elvetham Hotel
The Elvetham is a country house hotel and has a long, varied history. It’s even where Henry VIII met his third wife Jane Seymour, who soon gave birth to King Edward VI!
It’s a romantic venue steeped in rich English history, perfect for a beautiful, fairytale inspired wedding.
The grounds are 35 acres in range, with three ceremony rooms, two wedding breakfast rooms, and a range of bespoke food options. There are 43 guest rooms available for those wishing to stay the night as well.
The hotel can seat 120 day guests in total with further bespoke package options available to enquire after via their website.
Farnham House Hotel
A famous Surrey country house, the Farnham House Hotel is a 3 star venue with two recently refurbished function rooms available for hire.
The hall itself has a vaulted ceiling and packs plenty of old-world charm because of it. When any of the function rooms are in use the garden can be seen at all times, and virtual tours of the interior can be taken via the hotel’s website. A bar and restaurant can also be used on site with various catering options available.
Contact the Farnham House Hotel about your wedding day via the Function Room Hire tab on their website.
The Princess Royal, Farnham
A traditional pub that doubles up as a hotel, The Princess Royal is a prestigious wedding venue within Farnham constructed in 1926.
With 27 bedrooms available and various catering options on offer, you’ll get a full sense of the cosy B&B vibe when booking your wedding here. The pub itself is classically decorated and boasts vaulted ceilings for a real sense of the traditional.
The Princess Royal can seat up to 70 guests for day celebrations and up to 100 guests for ceremonies booked in the evenings. Enquire after their Private Event options via their website.
Top Surrey and Hampshire Barn Wedding Venues
Love the idea of a farm wedding?
Here are 10 highly rated barn wedding venues across Surrey and Hampshire that could be perfect for your wedding plans:
Originally a 19th century farmhouse, Millbridge Court has been restored to modern standards and acts as a wonderful backdrop for weddings of all sizes.
Your ceremony can take place inside the house itself or underneath the Oak Arbour outside and an on site bar means the party can go all night long!
Guest capacity for both the ceremony and the wedding breakfast stands at 150. Up to 200 guests can be invited to receptions in the evening.
Millbridge also has a minimum guest clause, with the smallest amount standing at 60. Use their enquiry form on their homepage for more information.
Rivervale Barn isn’t just one barn - oh no! In fact there’s multiple barns on site where the ceremony and reception can take place, with further outside dining space like a courtyard available.
Bridal parties are also encouraged to get ready on site within the Pamper Room and couples may also tie the knot in the newly built ‘Spinney’ when the weather is just right.
Rivervale Barn can seat 150 guests for ceremonies and receptions, with room for up to 200 guests in the evenings. Rivervale encourages all couples to book a visit to the barn where you will be personally shown round the grounds.
The Tithe Barn, Petersfield
The Tithe Barn is a fantastically sized and fully converted wedding venue. Dating back to Saxon times, and having been in full use since 1273, the barn itself is Grade II listed and steeped in history!
One end of the barn has been decorated according to Church standards, and many couples love the intimacy this set dressing provides. Tithe Barn staff are also always on hand to provide coordination and aid throughout the entire event.
Tithe Barn can seat up to 250 guests for wedding receptions. The floor plan is available on their website, where you can also check date availabilities.
Pitt Hall Barn
An extensive venue, Pitt Hall Barn sits on over 2000 acres of woodland in the countryside of Hampshire.
A very private and intimate venue, this is a perfect backdrop for couples who want a close knit ceremony and reception. The woodland is available to walk through with outdoor spaces like the courtyard and gazebo on hand for couples to use for photos and quiet moments.
The barn offers exclusive use of all land as well as a free day before the wedding to allow for setting up.
The barn is licensed for 100 guests across all ceremonies, with space for 150 diners and up to 200 guests for receptions in the evening.
Clock Barn, Godalming
Another luxury wedding venue, Clock Barn has a long history of providing a romantic atmosphere for all couples that come through its doors.
An incredibly private venue, Clock Barn offers a preparation room throughout the day for all your wedding needs. The barn itself can be styled to any theme with the events team available at all times. Clock Barn also offers on site accommodation if you wish to stay the night.
Clock Barn can accommodate up to 150 guests in its largest wedding space. Both civil and church ceremonies are available on site. You can both request a brochure and book a visit to the farm online.
Silchester Farm is a well placed venue dating back to at least the 1700s, with the Threshing Barn itself dating back 400 years! This is where you’re likely to get married if you book here, seeing as it’s always classically decorated for that romantic moment when the two of you tie the knot.
Other inside and outdoor wedding spaces are available, decorated in both traditional and modern themes for weddings of all kinds. The venue is also eco-friendly and aims to make a difference through all weddings.
Silchester Farm seats up to 140 people in its Threshing Barn and Cow Shed. The Old Henhouse and Dutch Barn are suitable for smaller weddings, seating 50 in total. You can contact Silchester regarding availability through their weddings tab online.
Clock Barn Hall
Not to be confused with Clock Barn above, Clock Barn Hall has been offering barn weddings for a very long time.
Situated on a working farm, getting married here means you’ll say your vows against a backdrop of rolling hills and the sound of happy farm animals.
All services are personalised, with a free set up day included in every wedding package. Catering services are provided by the events team and food can be provided anywhere across the entire venue.
The barn is licensed to seat up to 100 guests in total for all ceremonies. You can get in touch through the booking form on their website.
Bonhams Barn is a private estate in the Hampshire countryside. The barn itself is over 250 years old and has been restored for a modern audience across the past 30 years.
Bonhams Barn gives its guests the complete freedom to tailor their wedding day, including providing multiple catering vendors and the chance to decorate to your own whim. Bonhams may also provide access to the barn in the days leading up to the wedding to allow for preparation to take place.
The barn can seat up to 130 guests on your big day but a combined or outdoor wedding can host a double capacity. You can enquire after Bonhams’ wedding packages on their website homepage.
Gate Street Barn
A working farm location, Gate Street Barn is set in the Surrey countryside and could be perfect for free spirits looking for a wedding venue. Having catered to party events like weddings for over 20 years now, the team at Gate Street are able to host classical woodland weddings that capture a real sense of magic.
Bridal parties can also get ready ahead of time in private spaces away from the ceremony barn and cosy outdoor areas.
The farm offers on site accommodation via 5 unique units. You can check availability and book for your wedding event via their website.
The Barn at Botley Hill
A rustic yet luxury wedding venue, Botley Hill Barn boasts beautiful gardens across the estate as well as giant feature windows to view them through!
An exclusive use venue, Botley Hill offers both accommodation via Shepherds Huts and food options including a hand-made, bespoke wedding cake. Operating since 2019, this venue has a fresh feel to it, and you might be amongst the first couples to marry here!
The total sit down capacity for the barn is 144 guests, with room for 160 guests at the evening reception. You can enquire about wedding availability via their website and check out the barn’s floor plan in time for your big day.
Top Castle Wedding Venues in Surrey and Hampshire
Would you love a fairytale inspired wedding?
Here are 2 very highly rated castle wedding venues in Surrey and Hampshire:
An award winning venue, Farnham Castle is nearly 900 years old and provides many different wedding options to all booking couples. You can use the castle itself to conduct the ceremony or have use of the various chapels situated on the castle grounds.
The bridal party has exclusive use of the Gatehouse to get ready and there are a wide range of reception rooms to use inside the castle, making the castle perfect for large weddings.
You even have private use of the castle library for the wedding breakfast!
Farnham Castle encourages those looking to book a wedding venue to get in touch for a grounds tour via their website.
Hampton Court House
Skirting the fine line between castle and stately home, Hampton Court House could be the perfect wedding venue for you. Finished in 1757, this mansion offers an incredibly glamorous backdrop for your big day!
Hampton Court House offers a unique wedding package to all couples that book and both the wedding itself and the reception afterwards can be held on the grounds.
The house is able to seat up to 150 guests, offers many catering options, and you’ll have exclusive use of the house and grounds during your ceremony. You can download the wedding brochure directly from Hampton Court House’s website.
Top Country House Wedding Venues in Surrey and Hampshire
Blacknest Country House in Alton, Hampshire
Stunning surroundings and a rustic set-up, Blacknest Golf Club & Country Club offers a beautiful arrangement for your big day.
The beautiful woodland tipis are surrounded by green and tucked away from the golf club itself.
When you book, you'll get your own exclusive area for the day. You can walk down the aisle and get married in front of your guests outside, there's the main tipi for the party, and tipis for you and your guests to stay over.
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