Wedding Celebration Spaces

Intimate ceremonies to grand affairs

Old Thorns is licensed to hold civil ceremonies for up to 500 people by Hampshire County Council. Offering a choice of charming and opulent rooms and even an outdoor ceremony and drinks reception space, Old Thorns is a very popular wedding venue located in Hampshire, just 30 minutes north of Portsmouth.

Hampshire Suite

Ceremony: 90 | Wedding Breakfast: 130 | Reception: 200

The delightful Hampshire Suite offers panoramic views of the golf course and can be the backdrop to the wedding of your dreams.

Features:

Private Bar

Private courtyard

Snug & Lounge area

Picturesque views

Gatsby Ballroom

Ceremony: 500 | Wedding Breakfast: 300 | Reception: 400

A popular choice for wedding breakfasts and evening receptions for celebrations with over 100 guests. 

While the inspiration for it’s décor and name may have gleaned from the 1920s, it’s not a themed space, which gives you the option to decorate and present it exactly how you would like.

Features:

Private Bar

Private Balcony

PA and large screens

Entertainment space

Walled Garden

Ceremony: 150 | Drinks Reception: 150

The private Walled Garden is tucked away in a quiet nook of Old Thorns and offers couples the possibility of saying "I do" in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Features:

Outdoors

Licensed Pagoda

Power supply

Chapel

Ceremonies for up to 150 guests

Often described as ‘the hidden gem’ of Old Thorns, the Chapel is an intimate and unique setting for you and your fiancé to begin your forever.

A bright and charming room, the Chapel’s rich wooden features bring love and warmth to your ceremony. This room photographs exquisitely and you are free to decorate it how you please, from petals and flowers to signs and lights.

Grand Ballroom

Ceremony: 800 | Wedding Breakfast: 500 | Reception: 500

The Grand Ballroom has its own gallery and an intimate garden area ideally suited for welcome drinks and group photos.

Also, benefiting from its own entrance, the Grand Ballroom is serviced by a beautiful mahogany bar, large sunken dance floor, cloakroom and central stage with a starlit background – ideal for a band or your own entertainment.

The Atrium Bar

Drinks Reception: 150

After the "I do's" the glamorous Atrium Champagne Bar offers the perfect space for your drinks reception. Leading onto an outdoor terrace, it is also a favourite spot for group photographs!

Features:

Private Bar

Outdoor terrace