Avington Park

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£12000 - £18000 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
21 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.
Pricing & Costs

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We offer our beautiful estate with all hireable spaces including: The King Charles Hall, Versailles Ballroom, The Orangery, The Library, South Lawns, Front Lawns, and The Chandos Apartment for the couple the morning and night of the wedding. We have 7 luxury apartments available for an additional £5,000 which is optional.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Choice of preferred caterers
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included

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Number of Guests Included
Our packages vary from two day hire to a three day hire. We offer bespoke packages for a unique day to suit you. All packages include the following: The King Charles Hall, Versailles Ballroom, The Library, The Orangery, South Lawns, Front Lawns, The Chandos Apartment for the couple and our 7 extra Apartments. We do also offer the option to hire our boats, have a clay pigeon shoot or go fishing, to name a few!
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Furniture included
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Couple accommodation included
Guest accommodation included
Day before set up available
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Stately Home
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

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
Sound System Available
Confetti Permitted


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Disabled Access
Marquee Permitted
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Avington is a privately owned stately home in Hampshire, set in 150 acres of historic parkland bordering the River Itchen. Located just East of Winchester, the home sits nestled in the heart of the Itchen Valley. 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. 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 a 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 gifted 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. The estate was then passed through multiple royals, including King Charles II after his return from exile. It was saved after its occupation by the army during the second world war by the Hickson family until sold in November 2020. Today the parties still continue.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Charlotte
I will be here every step of the way through your wedding journey when you get married at Avington! With such an exciting time ahead, you want to make sure you have the best people to help on the day. I am so excited to welcome you in to Avington and plan your special day here. Lets have a chat!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


Winchester, Hampshire, England

Travel Notes

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

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M3 Junction 9

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Nearest Airport


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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We have the most beautiful wedding this year that was the best because it was so full of love. The couple were so happy to be married, and everything went seamlessly without a hitch. The speeches had all the suppliers crying, laughing and cheering along for them. It was truly the best wedding for all involved!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Stately, Opulent, Elegant, Grand and Romantic!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

There are so many photo opportunities, I couldn't pick just one, but... I LOVE the bridge! It is our most famous and also the prettiest. Its nice to have a moment to yourselves and just enjoy the day!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We have had a few celebrities, but I couldn't spill that secret now could I?

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our beautiful Orangery! An amazing space to use in both good and bad weather. We have a natural live wall that runs along the entirety, filled with citrus fruits and more. It is quintessentially British!