£1500 for Venue Hire
Up to 400
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
We are delighted to showcase this stunning venue in the heart of Hampshire. The Riverside in Botley is situated on the bank of the river Hamble, the most famous yachting river in the UK.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
03:00 AM


Open Flame Permitted
Water View
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Ceremony & Reception

Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering
Full Description
Situated on a working farm and equestrian centre, the Riverside has superb access from M27 and M3. The venue has previously hosted public music festivals can can accommodate for 499 guests with ample parking and glamping available for all. For those not wishing to glamp, the local area is brimming with excellent hotels and family run B&B's. Riverside venue provides a stunning back drop for a wedding festival with tree lined fields to one side and the riverbank nestled to the other. We have use of a secondary field for glamping at larger events but can easily scale the venue down to one field for more intimate celebrations. Th venue also hosts its own wine bar and fine dining restaurant serving locally sourced dished, fine wine and local ales and ciders.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sarah-Jane
Hello, SJ here! I am exceptionally proud of how far my company has grown over the last 3 years. In our first year we held 3 events, and then this summer we held a whopping 52 events! I can guarantee that you will have a fabulous time with us but you can be sure that the best day of your lives will be in safe hands. We are continuously growing together as a company and I am massively excited about what the future holds. Watch this space! Love SJ - CEO and Founder xxxx


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
Married in November 2017
November 2017
WOOLSTOCK 2017 QUITE SIMPLY ROCKED - these guys made our 3 day festival wedding weekend absolutely incredible.....we are still buzzing, was just an insane and mad few days. Our guests are broken, but in the best way possible!! Go hard or go home - we all went hard, but we did NOT want to go home!! Couldn't speak more highly of TWFC, the team worked their socks off to make our wedding festival weekend one to remember forever. The text below is the review I gave them last year during the planning, but i have to update this so that I can tell you how awesome it was post Woolstock. Memories we will treasure forever, thank you so so much. Lee and I love you long time xxxxx LAST YEARS NOTE: Currently planning our Festival Wedding with these guys - they are simply THE best to work with. A great team with an amazing energy and passion for creating the perfect festival wedding experience - they just get this stuff, and make you feel so well looked after. Could not recommend these guys highly enough - you need them in your life! Roll on our wedding day next year is all I can say - but the planning is all part of the fun since we met these guys and I am sure we will feel lost without them once we are married!! :) xxx
Married in September 2017
September 2017
They smashed it out of the park!
They smashed it out the park My partner and I got married a few weeks ago. SJ and Rowan you were fantastic from the very first moment we met, until the very end and your team worked so hard and nothing was too much trouble. From the hay bales to the food and the incredible site it was mind blowing and everything my partner and I wanted. So a massive thankyou from us. This company is going places
Location & Contact Details


Southampton SO30 2H, Botley, Hampshire, SO30 2HA, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M27, junction 7

Nearest Train Station

Southampton Airport Parkway

Nearest Airport


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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We once had a wedding that lasted a full three days - non-stop partying, non-stop drinking, non-stop fun for a full on weekend away retreat! Our guests went away having had the most incredibly thrilling and fun-packed weekend that has given them memories to relish for life!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Enjoy the planning stage of your special day - it's a hugely exciting time for you, your partner, family and friends - relish every minute!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Our favourite personal touch was during a blessing, when a couple and their two daughters created a really beautiful hand print canvas, to always remember that moment.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Beautiful, Unique, Spacious, Picturesque and Peaceful

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The best photo spot would be with the beautiful horses or at the riverside.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Smoked salmon bellini

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Chocolate fondue with marshmallows

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The river Hamble runs through the venue.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

We absolutely love the relationships we form with our clients, from the day we receive the enquiry, to years later where we have always kept in contact with our fantastic couples long after their wedding!