Good to knows

  • Weddings
Is Lainston House licensed for an outside ceremony?

Outside weddings available in our wedding pavilion. A wet weather ceremony room will need to be booked as a back up. With non exclusive use weddings there is an additional charge to use the pavilion.

Who are the Licensed Registrars for Lainston House?

The Winchester Registry Office are the Licensed Registrars for our hotel. They can be contacted on 01962 845756.

The local church in the village is called St Stephen’s Church. They can be contacted on 01962 880845.

What are the hotel's maximum capacities?

We can accommodate 120 guests for a ceremony and wedding breakfast and up to 150 for an evening reception (200 for exclusive use during the evening reception).

Will our wedding be the only one on the day?

Yes, we are please to just offer one wedding reception per day. We are likely to have other private parties in other function rooms and residential and non residential guests in the public areas.  Other couples arriving for a honeymoon may also be at the hotel.

Do you allow confetti at weddings?

Yes, dried rose petals/biodegradable confetti and preferably only outside.

Are candles permitted with the hotel?

Candles and tea lights are permitted for your tables so long as they are in a sturdy candle holder, which encases the flame.

Do you allow fireworks?
  • We do not allow fireworks or Chinese lanterns but do allow sparklers.
Is car parking available to my wedding guests?

We have parking available on site. Parking is complimentary to your guests on the day of your wedding.

What time does your license for the bar and music end?

Your license is included until midnight, however we are able to apply for an extension on certain dates. This is subject to availability and at extra charge. Our main cedar bar is a residents bar after midnight. 

Can we bring our own drinks for the wedding day?

We do not permit corkage on site. All beverages must be purchased and consumed at Lainston House.

Can I use my own suppliers?

Of course - it's your day and we understand it's got to be perfect.

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