Avington Park

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Up to 200
25 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Avington is a privately owned stately home in Hampshire, set in 150 acres of historic parkland bordering the River Itchen.
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Stately Home
Dining Capacity
200
Reception Capacity
100
Usual Access Time
10:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ballroom
Disabled Access

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
The backdrop of Avington is befitting Royalty, and it is no surprise King Charles II called this place home. With his mistress Nell Gwynn, Avington became the heart of her prestigious party palace, in which the royal court attended. If it is a wedding or private event, indulge in the exclusive use of this luxury Hampshire home and continue the historic tradition of parties here at Avington. The pillared entrance with wrought iron gates makes a grand arrival as your guests make their way down the lime tree avenue. The house and parkland offer a fantastic backdrop for wedding photos, with an impressive portico, with three statues sat looking over the grounds. The lawns located next to the River Itchen provide a picturesque scene for welcome drinks before your reception in the house. The venue provides a choice of rooms to host your ceremony, the ballroom being the most spectacular with gilt plaster work, hand painted masterpieces and vast windows overlooking the rolling parkland. The South facing Orangery makes the perfect reception space able to accommodate larger groups. Couples can avail of exclusive use of Avington Park, ensuring a completely private celebration. The team have carefully selected a fine choice of caterers so the day can be tailored to you. Couples can liaise with the onsite Wedding Co-Ordinator who will assist you in ensuring you have the right contacts to make your day perfect. The Library provides a one of kind setting for your dancefloor, allowing your guests to celebrate into the evening. When the party is over be a guest at Avington with stately suites to cosy cottages. The history of this stately home can be traced back as far as 961 AD, recorded in the Doomsday book. It was fgifted to the Bishop of Winchester by the reigning King. It was used as a priory for the monks of Saint Swithun, before being acquired by King Henry VIII for use by the Royal Court. Portraits of the Tudors and Kings still hang on the walls of this incredible estate.

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
6
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Winchester, Hampshire, England

Travel Notes

5 miles from Winchester, 10 minutes from M3 and jsut over one hour from London

Nearest Town

Winchester

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M3 Junction 9

Nearest Train Station

Winchester

Nearest Airport

Southampton

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