An elegant country house venue for ceremonies and receptions

Intimate ceremonies, stunning wedding breakfasts, stylish receptions and lavish extravaganzas - everyone has unique ideas of what they want on their special day and Lainston House will ensure brides and grooms get everything their heart desires.

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The Dawley Barn

The original 17th century Dawley Barn has been elegantly converted into a unique private room; extremely versatile and suitable for all occasions, it can seat up to 120 for ceremonies, wedding receptions and dinners. Whilst very much part of the main house, a beautiful corridor leads you along to the barn and gives the perfect exclusive feel!

Drawing Room

An elegant and beautiful room in the main house boasting open fire places and views overlooking both the south lawn and the mile long avenue of Lime Trees. Perfect for your drinks reception. 

Carlton Room

Adjacent to the award-winning Avenue restaurant, the Carlton Room boasts beautiful views down the mile-long avenue of Lime Trees and provides a unique and elegant setting for weddings of up to 50 guests.
Ceremony Capacity: 40 guests

Hampshire Room

Located on the ground floor with plenty of natural light and its very own secluded courtyard, our Hampshire Room is one of a number of smaller venues, perfectly suited to intimate occasions with a maximum capacity of just 30 guests.
Ceremony Capacity: 30 guests 

Mountbatten Room

Named after the late Lord Mountbatten, this elegant mahogany panelled private room is a beauitufl location for an intimate occasion. An open fireplace adds to the charm. Ceremony Capacity: 20 guests

Houghton Suite

The Houghton Suite is located on the ground floor of the hotel, with an abundance of natural light... a beautiful setting for a ceremony or reception of up to 40 guests.
Ceremony Capacity: 40 guests 

Ash Room

Adjacent to the Hampshire Room, it has plenty of natural daylight and easy access to the Dawley Barn. Ideal for an intimate ceremony or reception with a maximum capacity of 30 guests.Ceremony Capacity: 30 guests 

Outdoor Pavilion

The beautiful garden pavilion is set in 63 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside and overlooks our stunning 17th century country house, so if you’re looking for that little ‘something special’ that will make your day truly stand out, this will do just that. The pavilion is fully licensed for ceremonies of up to 120 guests.
Ceremony Capacity: 120 guests 

Marquees or Tipis

Our stunning South Lawn is the perfect location for marquees or tipis for guests for your wedding breakfast. We work closely with Alresford Marquees for stunning marquees and Tentario for beautiful tipis. With years worth of experience creating breathtaking backdrops, they would be delighted to help create some beautiful memories for you and your family!