Set in Alton in the Hampshire region of England, Gilbert White & The Oates Collections is an elegant events venue that hosts weddings. This idyllic property is set beneath the Selborne Hanger of the South Downs National Park. Surrounded by heritage gardens and parklands that span across 30 acres, this remarkable location is resplendent with natural beauty that makes a stunning backdrop to any nuptial celebration. As this venue accepts only one event per weekend, you can enjoy an intimate and private celebration surrounded by stunning scenery and your loved ones.
Facilities and Capacity
Gilbert White and the Oates Collections offers a selection of event spaces for engaged couples to choose from. The Hampshire Barn, originally built in the 16th century, offers a special setting for large ceremonies and receptions. Featuring beams stretched across soaring wooden ceilings and complete with stunning views across the surrounding meadows, it provides a rustic and elegant backdrop for celebrations. Couples who are hoping to host a more intimate occasion can avail of the Great Parlour, located inside the historic house itself. This venue also offers an array of outdoor ceremony and reception spaces. The Great Lawn is ideal for reception drinks. For alternative receptions, couples can choose between the surrounding woodlands or amongst the wildflower meadows.
Gilbert White & The Oates Collections offer a range of facilities to ensure seamless and stress-free events. They can provide preferred external catering options, accommodating both banquet-style seated meals and buffets. This venue holds an alcohol licence and offers a corkage option for couples. They also hold an evening licence, with facilities for both live bands and DJs. Throughout the planning process, this team can also provide the services of a dedicated wedding coordinator to assist with every detail. Confetti is permitted at this venue, but it cannot be plastic confetti. The venue is also p