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From the grandest wedding to a small intimate gathering, Avington Park provides a stunning setting for your wedding or reception. This beautiful and imposing family home has been granted a licence to hold civil wedding ceremonies, enabling the bride and bridegroom to enjoy their wedding and reception at the same idyllic venue. At Avington we only offer exclusive use, so it really is yours for the day.
Approach through wrought iron gates, down the lime tree avenue alongside the River Itchen and sweep round to the elegant façade. Guests may be greeted in the magnificently painted hall, where in winter, log fires will offer a warm welcome. In summer, extensive lawns provide a wonderful setting for a drinks reception before sitting down to a sumptuous wedding breakfast in the library.
The library can hold 175 guests for a drinks reception or 100 for a silver service wedding breakfast; for larger wedding parties a marquee may be used adjoining the library. Disabled access is available to the ground floor of the property, however please note that there is no disabled access to the first floor.
This glorious venue provides unique opportunities for photographs both inside and out - a photographer's dream!
What an amazing wedding we had! I can’t tell you how many people commented on just how beautiful Avington Park was. It is the most glorious setting and felt so much more personal for not being a corporate production line…Our day could not have been any more perfect. A truly magical day! I’m sure we will be back to do a big dinner in the future.
Leonie and Adrian – London
So many of our guests have written to us about your fantastic location – I’m sure you hear that all the time!
Kate and David – London
Avington Park will stay in our memories forever. In fact, we are trying to think of an excuse to have another party there!
Claire & Christopher