Winchester Wedding Venues

Winchester Wedding Venues


Planning a Winchester wedding? Finding the perfect venue for the big day is a key primary step in wedding planning. There’s so much to consider – location, season, aesthetic, atmosphere, and cost. If you’ve started planning a wedding in Winchester or want to know more wedding venues in Winchester, this blog is for you. Read on for a quick summary of some of the best local wedding venues in Winchester and more about what SUAVE OWL can do for your Winchester wedding.


Winchester Guildhall

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Wedding Venues In Winchester


There’s a wide variety of venues available in Winchester with different atmospheres. To find the perfect venue, explore all your options! Even if you don’t use a certain venue, it may give you valuable insight and inspiration for your planning or further inform you as to exactly what you want out of your big day. Start with exploring these options that are local to Winchester!



Winchester’s Guildhall boasts a unique venue located in the middle of the city centre, with views of the Abbey Gardens and St Giles Hill. If you’re intrigued by including a little history into your big day, the Guildhall may just be the venue for you. The building was built in 1871 with gothic features; it truly does make for captivating imagery. With two stunning halls available for wedding hire and with recommended suppliers that know the venue like clockwork, it is a must consider for your Winchester Wedding.


Winchester Guildhall

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Chesil House is central venue worth considering, with a distinct modern vibe. Chesil House provides isolated gardens with exquisite riverside views, all against the red brick that defines the city of Winchester. With different rooms available for different wedding sizes with unique styles of day, it’s certainly worth an explore to see if Chesil House is your dream wedding venue in Hampshire.



Winchester Royal Hotel is located in the heart of Winchester city centre. Dating back to the 16th century, this traditional venue promotes a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy your day contained within a gorgeous historic hotel, complete with a secret garden. If having Winchester close-by is dear to your Winchester Wedding, this is a venue you may want to consider.


Winchester Groom's Party

Joe's Countryside Wedding Suit


Avington Park is a country estate in the surrounding area to Winchester, about a twenty-minute drive from the centre. With strong historical connection, Avington dates to as early as 961 and is recorded in the Doomsday Book. It was a royal estate and enjoyed by royalty for 300 years of its life. It has been a private residency passing through aristocratic families and was occupied by the U.S army during the second world war. It has had recent preservation work and is now a gorgeous private estate which hosts weddings and private events. Avington Park is a glamourous venue with a total capacity of 200. Enjoy your day in a grand ballroom, gorgeous library, or vibrant orangery. With 150 aces of grounds, there’s so much to explore. For a couple looking to spend their day in luxury, Avington Park is must-see.



Lainston House is a fantastically varied venue with loads of different offerings, only a fifteen minute drive from central Winchester. You can choose to have your wedding in the Dawley Barn, an original 17th century that has been converted into a unique private space for up to 120 guests. There are different rooms in the historic estate with different atmospheres and different capacities for guests, giving you the exact feel you want your wedding in Winchester to have. On top of that, you can choose to have your ceremony outside amongst the 63 aces of grounds and overlooking the 17th century country house. This venue provides so much variety, there’s inspiration and opportunities for every couple!


Blue men's suit for groom's outfit

Wells 3-Piece Suit, SUAVE OWL White Shirt, Plain Twill Tie & Pocket Square Set


The Barn At Avington is a unique wedding venue in Hampshire. Located on a working farm near Winchester, it provides a peaceful location with full attention on you, as there is only ever one wedding at a time. This converted industrial barn offers a perfect canvas for your wedding ideas. With on-site accommodation, this creative and special wedding venue may just be perfect for you – certainly worth exploring further.



Goodwood is our furthest location from Winchester, with an hours drive required to reach it. However, Goodwood offers so much when it comes to weddings. The eleven thousand acre Sussex estate has a vivid historical past – being the home to Dukes of Richmond for over three hundred years. There are three different wedding venues in this one estate, which also hosts a famous racecourse. You can choose between Goodwood House, Goodwood Hotel, and The Kennels. All three offer different experiences, different atmospheres, and different guest counts. For a day of luxury with full control over the look of your day, explore your Goodwood options for your wedding in Hampshire.


Ted and Dion groom's outfit

Jamal's Wedding Attire


This is by no means an exhaustive list of wedding venues in Winchester, but rather suggestions of where to start your search and insight as to what is available locally. Have a browse, find inspiration, discover what appeals to you, and find your perfect Winchester wedding venue.



If you want to know more about groomswear in Winchester and what SUAVE OWL can do for grooms, read on…


SUAVE OWL Weddings In Winchester


At SUAVE OWL Winchester, we think it is about time that grooms get as much special treatment in choosing wedding attire as brides do. We take pride in offering a wide range of suits and stylers in a diverse size range, meaning we can help everybody find their perfect groom’s suit. Simply pop into our shop on Winchester High Street to see what we can offer you. Suits, shirts, accessories, shoes, and more, we’re a one stop shop for menswear for any occasion. With stellar customer service, trust SUAVE OWL with all your wedding suit needs – and enjoy yourself doing it!


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Read one of our other wedding blogs for wedding advice, wedding inspiration, and SUAVE OWL weddings. Start with our blog Winchester Wedding: Get Your Groom's Suit At SUAVE OWL, perfect for Winchester grooms. Carry on reading with our blogs The Ultimate Guide To Men’s Suits and Men’s Wedding Style: How To Look Suave On Your Big Day. We have loads of wedding blogs full of useful information for you just waiting to be read in our blogs, click away!


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