Wedding Venues in Southampton
Hi I’m Roger, a professional Close up Magician in Southampton who is the premier choice for entertainment at Weddings, Private Parties & Corporate events in Southampton, the Isle of Wight and across Hampshire.
I perform magic during the photos, the wedding breakfast and evening celebrations and also have a special trick for the happy couple.
Over the years I have performed at so many wedding venues in Southampton, I thought I would draw up a list of my favourites, I can highly recommend each one, but they all have their positive points, so have a look and see which one might be right for your wedding in Southampton.
If you are in the midst of wedding planning and need to start searching for the perfect Southampton Wedding Venue, I hope this list below gives you some great ideas.
And once you have booked your wedding venue if you want to hire a Wedding Magician for your wedding day entertainment – please Contact Me
I have been providing bespoke wedding entertainment in Southampton for over 20 years.
1. Leonardo Royal Hotel Southampton Grand Harbour
Previously known as the Grand Harbour Hotel, this is a luxury, modern hotel in central Southampton and an ideal place to celebrate your big day. This 4 star contemporary wedding venue boasts a number of function rooms that can accommodate a wedding party of up to 500 guests, (You just need to invite all your friends and family!) all are decorated to a high standard and some enjoy the wonderful sea views. The outside space is charming and can be enjoyed for your wedding photos and also a chance for your guests to mingle and enjoy the sea views. There are plenty of bedrooms onsite if your guests would like to spend the night and a range of facilities to be enjoyed too. There are plenty of wedding packages to choose from depending on your wedding requirements. The perfect venue for a wedding receptions in central Southampton.
2. Holiday Inn Southampton
Having just completed an extensive refurbishment, welcome to Holiday Inn Southampton. With a range of wedding packages and a gorgeous function room, it is a wonderful venue for your wedding day.
Situated at the very mouth of River Itchen, this south coast wedding venue has everything you could ever want for what is surely going to be one of the most magical days of your life. The hotel is licensed to host your civil ceremony, meaning that you can say ‘I do’ under the same roof as your wedding breakfast and evening reception!
Holiday Inn Southampton has a range of function suites ideal for either intimate or grand affairs. With the ability to host up to 200 evening guests, you can be sure to be surrounded by every last one of your loved ones.
The dedicated and experienced events team at the hotel understand how stressful planning a wedding can be. That’s why they have created a range of wedding packages that include everything you need on this special day.
What’s more, they boast a range of comfortable accommodation ideal for both you and your guests at preferential rates!
For more information on the kinds of weddings Holiday Inn Southampton can host, please do not hesitate to get in touch!
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.
3. Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa
Set on a small, private marina with a striking ’super yacht’ style design, next to Ocean Village the critically-acclaimed flagship hotel is known for its stunning contemporary interiors, luxury facilities and outstanding customer service. Open in 2017, it has earned Southampton’s only five-star designation to date, certainly a stunning building with some impressive architecture and arguably Southampton’s premier wedding venue and one of the best venues in the south of England for a Southampton city wedding. If you are looking for something outside of town with a sea view, this venue cannot be beaten.
The hotel has two impressive event rooms suitable for any size or theme wedding ceremony, wedding breakfast or reception of up to 350 guests; both rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and views over the Solent seascape providing a unique setting for your wedding reception.
For before and after your event, we can offer your guests discounted room rates for those wishing to stay, an award-winning restaurant, a destination rooftop bar, plus access to the luxury spa and state-of-the-art gym. There’s also a selection of great, locally-themed activities and experiences. See our staff’s recommendations of the best activities, attractions & events in Southampton and the wider Dorset and Hampshire area here.
The hotel is readily accessible for your guests coming from near or far. It’s located close to the city centre and cruise terminals, a few minutes’ drive from Southampton’s central train station and the airport, and is easily accessed from both the nearby M27 and M3 motorways. As Southampton is a port city, this venue is very popular for anyone involved with boats, for others, it’s just a stunning venue!
4. Southampton Football Club
St. Mary’s Stadium is a large and impressive wedding venue in Southampton and perfect if you’re a football fan. The range of function rooms are modern and decorated to a high standard with soft tones so perfect for adding your own creative flair, whether you’re having a small or large wedding, this venue can accommodate you. Head down to the football pitch to grab some unique wedding photos and enjoy the surroundings. There are plenty of wedding packages to choose from depending on your wedding size and requirements.
Southampton Football Club is the largest stadium in South East England which makes it the ideal venue for bigger weddings. I am not sure if you can have any photos on the grounds but it’s worth asking!
5. The Royal Pier Southampton
The Royal Pier, Southampton might just be the best wedding venue in Hampshire.
Residing next to the Solent riverside and Mayflower Park. In 2019 The Royal Pier underwent a year long no-expense spared renovation to make it one of the most luxurious venues in Southampton. Such a lavish and grand venue is an idyllic, romantic location for weddings or civil ceremonies in any season.
Their dedicated wedding co-ordinators are on hand from your very first enquiry right through to the wedding day, using their experience to provide an outstanding service to ensure your day is perfect. We aim to exceed your expectations with fantastic service and finishing touches. Our award winning kitchen team are able to tailor varied menu’s to meet your requirements.
With a rich history of 200 years, The Royal Pier has been a meeting place of kings and queens, lords and ladies. Now earning the reputation of “the best event venue in Southampton”, they offer a number of wedding packages to truly make the most of this historic venue.
The Chandelier room and the exclusive Waterfront View room are available for ceremonies, while they can also be the perfect location for an evening reception.
From an intimate gathering to up to 200 people plus amazing views of the riverside and park the Royal Pier can accommodate you.
Very popular with Asian weddings and one of the most popular wedding venues providing exclusive use.
For further details, please contact our Wedding Co-ordinator to arrange a visit, discuss your requirements, and for details of our special offers.
6. Chilworth Manor
Chilworth Manor has some fantastic grounds providing the perfect backdrop to your photos and is the perfect setting for a civil ceremony in Southampton situated just outside Southampton.
7. Wickam Vineyard
Set in a vineyard in the countryside https://www.wickhamestate.co.uk/ is just outside Southampton and another stunning venue for your wedding reception. Try their champagne!
8. Novotel Southampton
Another popular venue is Southampton Novotel – set in the city centre, it does not have amazing grounds but this venue is a popular choice for couples, and offers very competitive packages. It is conveniently situated in the heart of the city, making it an ideal choice for couples who need a central location. The beauty of choosing the Novotel Southampton is that they hold a license for marriage and civil partnerships. This means that you can have your ceremony and reception all in one! They can also cater for up to 500 guests
If you want to find venues just outside of Southampton and into the New Forest National Park there are many other great venues including the Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu. Check out my other post on New Forest Wedding Venues or maybe you are looking for a country house, a tudor house or a barn?
Over the years I have worked with many suppliers in the UK wedding industry, so if you are looking for something different, please ask as I have been to a lot of weddings! If it’s an ice sculpture heart, an amazing hair dresser a gigantic marquee or black bridesmaid dresses, or a red wedding dress. I have seen it all.
I know a lot of suppliers in the flowers, decorations, music, food and cake areas.
If you are looking for a photographer, videographer, wedding photographers or wedding planner I also know a few very good ones!
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