Intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations

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 popular wedding venue located in Hampshire, 30 minutes north of Portsmouth.

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

Walled Garden

  •    Ceremony: 150  |  
  •    Drinks 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


  •    Ceremony: 150

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

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