A Summer Wedding

At Old Thorns

A Summer Wedding

Make your day extra special with warm, colourful picturesque backdrops

Champagne toasts out on the terrace, saying your vows outside in the walled garden and exploring the golf course for your photos. Summer weddings at Old Thorns are a fantastic choice if you are looking for a picture-perfect day with indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony. Enjoy a toast on the terrace amongst the flowers and get those all-important outdoor shots.

If you are looking for a summer wedding venue in Hampshire, look no further than Old Thorns Hotel & Resort.

Couple surrounded fairy lights for a Winter Wedding

A Dream Day Come True

The stunning summer wedding you've always dreamed of is waiting for you at Old Thorns.
Picture a magical sunny day, full of gorgeous moments with your new husband or wife and loved ones that you will remember forever!

Happily Ever After

Why choose Old Thorns for your summer wedding?
Old Thorns Hotel & Resort is a unique countryside hotel that offers a beautiful countryside backdrop that looks simply stunning in the sunshine, we are surrounded by woodland, lakes and elevated viewpoints that will add a touch of magic to your photos!

wedding couple walking in the snow

Our Spaces

The outdoor areas of Old Thorns come alive in the summer with an array of seasonal flowers as the backdrop.
Couples can choose to have a stunning ceremony under the pergola in the walled garden, or walk down the aisle in our bright and airy Hampshire Suite that looks out to the luscious green countryside.

Drinks receptions can take place on the private terrace of the Hampshire Suite or on the patio of the Atrium Champagne Bar.

Walled Garden

  •    Ceremony: 150  |  
  •    Reception: 150
Our 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. Seating up to 150 for your ceremony or drinks reception, the Walled Garden is a tranquil and beautiful location.
• Outdoors    • Licensed Pagoda

Hampshire Suite

  •    Ceremony: 80  |  
  •    Wedding Breakfast: 80  |  
  •    Reception: 180
Our stunning Hampshire Suite is the perfect place for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and celebrations. With plenty of natural light and elegant decor with panoramic views over the golf course, our Hampshire Suite makes for a gorgeous backdrop for your special day.
• Private bar    • Snug and lounge area
• Private courtyard    • Picturesque views

Gatsby Ballroom

  •    Ceremony: 500  |  
  •    Wedding Breakfast: 300  |  
  •    Reception: 400
The Gatsby Ballroom is the perfect venue for wedding breakfasts followed by a full evening of celebrations. With glamorous art-deco decor inspired by The Great Gatsby, this venue will certainly impress your guests and provide ample space for your guests to dance, socialise and celebrate.
• Private bar    • PA and large screens
• Private balcony    • Entertainment space


  •    Ceremony: 150  |  
  •    Wedding Breakfast: 300  |  
  •    Reception: 400
Often described as ‘the hidden gem’ of Old Thorns, the Chapel is an intimate and unique setting for you and your fiancé to say "I do" with up to 150 of your loved ones. A bright and charming room, the Chapel’s rich wooden features bring love and warmth to your ceremony

Grand Ballroom

  •    Ceremony: 800  |  
  •    Wedding Breakfast: 500  |  
  •    Reception: 500
The Grand Ballroom is the perfect venue to celebrate with all your friends and family. Set in the heart of Old Thorns, the room features a beautiful mahogany bar, large sunken dance floor 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 and spacious Atrium Bar offers the perfect space for your drink's reception before your wedding breakfast. Leading onto an outdoor terrace, it is also a favourite spot for group photographs!

• Private bar    • Outdoor terrace

Food & Drink

Our team of talented chefs have developed a delicious and elegant wedding breakfast menu suited to each season using the best produce from the local area.
Enjoy fresh dishes such as Grilled peach with asparagus, Roasted Fillet Steak or Grilled Lemon Sole, and Passionfruit tart, and opt to add refreshing summer cocktails for your drinks reception.


What Others Say

Oliva and Rory, August 2022

"Our wedding at Old Thorns Hotel & Resort was truly amazing. The staff were incredibly helpful and accommodating, the food was exquisite and we had a great time celebrating with our friends and family.

I'm so glad I chose this place as the venue for my special day, it was simply perfect!"

Mia and Thomas, July 2022

"We truly had the most perfect day! We both look back and can’t think of anything we’d do differently, the staff on the day were fantastic and couldn’t do enough for us! Food was delicious and the DJ was also brilliant the dance floor was full all night! Would recommend Old Thorns to anyone in a heartbeat."

Wedding Packages

Old Thorns is a beautiful venue throughout the year, with each season bringing its own colours and charm. With magical twinkling lights, the winter season is sure to provide a stunning scene for your big day. 

And what's even better, is you can take advantage of the lower season, not only with your venue choice, but with all your suppliers, enabling you to achieve a fantastic value celebration without compromising on service or features.
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Still need some more information?

To make your big day even more special, why not have a look at our broucher for further information on how to customise your wedding day. You can choose from our list of wedding suppliers, such as entertainment, photographers, florists and more!
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We would like to thank the following photographers who have allowed us to use thier photos on our website,
Chris Such.

Explore Our Venue

Explore and discover our wedding venue below to get an idea of the size and scale of options on offer – we’d love to welcome you at Old Thorns to show you our wedding spaces in person!