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Winchester House

Winchester House

Exclusive Wedding Venue

Exclusively yours for the day, Winchester House provides a flexible setting to create the wedding you have always dreamed of.

Let our regal interior take you back to times past with rooms adored with dark wood paneling, grand staircases, stained glass and high ceilings, Winchester House offers something unique for those couples looking for a Stately Home with character.

Welcome your guests with a glass of champagne in the Reading Room, and say ‘I Do’ in the Grand Hall overlooking the lawns. With capacities of 80 people, Winchester is ideal for those looking for an intimate celebration.

The Reading Room

The oak beamed walls, stunning fireplace and original floors create a cosy, traditional feel and offer a beautiful yet intimate space to share your vows with loves ones.

The Grand Hall

Dark wood paneling creates a regal Tudor setting, yet with high ceilings and bay windows the Grand Hall offers a spacious and light room for your wedding breakfast with the option for elegant banqueting style tables. 

Our Wedding venues

Stowe Wedding

Swanbourne Wedding

Planning Your Day

Once you have found your dream venue, it is time to start thinking about the finer details for your event. At The Stowe Group, we have compiled a list of approved, and recommended suppliers who will help you to bring your event to life. We have taken the time to hand pick all of our suppliers, giving you confidence that you will be receiving first class service.

Planning your day

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Most asked questions


Who will ensure the day runs on time? Where will we all park? And where can I find the best
suppliers? All your questions answered here.
When can I access the venue?
Access to the House is from 10am on your event date until midnight, an extension until 1am may be applied for, at an additional fee. The House must be left empty at the end of the night ready for cleaning the following morning. The House is fully wheelchair accessible and there is one disabled toilet on the ground floor.
Is there parking?
We have plenty of free parking onsite, located close to the House.
Is there accommodation?
There is several local hotels that we can recommend, please ask for our Hotels list.
Can I use my own catering company?
Stowe Group allows approved external caterers to work onsite, these must be chosen from our approved supplier list. At Stowe House there is a fee of £2,750+ vat which covers the hire of our kitchens and one of our chefs who will act as a supervisor. Corkage is also included up to the end of the wedding breakfast.
Are we allowed to take couple photos on the National Trust Grounds?
The National Trust Grounds at Stowe House are available for wedding photography, if you would like to hire a buggy please speak to our team about charges and booking.
Can I use my own suppliers?
Whilst we allow external suppliers to work onsite for décor and music, you must use our approved suppliers for you the following services: Catering | Marquee | Production | Fireworks
Is there a bar?
Stowe will provide the evening bar regardless of your catering choice. You can put a tab behind the bar so that your guests do not have to pay for their drinks, or we can operate a cash/card bar.
What furniture is included in the hire?
Stowe has a selection of tables and chairs that can be used, free of charge. Our chairs are royal red and gold and we have a number of trestles and round tables that can be used. Most clients choose to hire their own chairs and we can upgrade you to a chivari chair. At Winchester blue banqueting chairs can be provided and long wooden tables are provided, at Swanbourne you will need to hire in your own furniture.
Can I have fireworks?

Fireworks at Stowe House are permitted onsite for a facility fee of £1000+vat (this does not include the fireworks display) they must finish no later than 23.00pm and must be provided by Titanium Fireworks.

Can we have a mandap ceremony?
There is an additional fee of £1200+vat to have a mandap ceremony onsite due to fire safety.