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Find a gay friendly venue

to help you create your

perfect wedding.

Balmer Lawn Hotel

We would like to wish you a warm welcome to the Balmer Lawn Hotel – Brockenhurst.  We are the only privately owned 4* hotel in the New Forest, so you are sure to receive a very personal service and one in which you are made to feel like true VIP’s.  Our dedicated Wedding Coordinator Ruth Mundy, will work with you through your whole planning journey, offering you support and guidance along the way.  Less than 2 hours drive from London, half an hour from the coast and right in the middle of the New Forest, we are the perfect location to host your wedding ceremony and wedding reception.

The Balmer Lawn is one of the most iconic buildings in the Forest, surrounding by beautifully landscaped gardens, rivers, wildlife and the stunning forest itself, you will experience a magical day in the beautiful and romantic surroundings.  With our excellent level of service, two AA Rosette restaurant, two banqueting suites and our outdoor Sylvan Pavilion, you can expect nothing but the highest standards for your day.

Old Thorns

Set in 400 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside with breath-taking views across the South Downs National Park. Old Thorns, an award winning wedding venue, is an ideal location to hold either your ceremony or civil partnership along with your reception together with luxurious accommodation for you and your guests. Our picturesque championship golf course was designed by the ‘voice of golf’ Peter Alliss and is the perfect setting for your stylish photos.

We have carefully selected our packages to suit all tastes and budgets to include drinks on arrival, three-course wedding breakfast with wine and sparkling wine for toasting the wedding couple, as well as other special touches. We also include your evening reception buffet and provide entertainment to help create a truly enchanting day that you and your guests will never forget.

Norton Park

Welcome to Norton Park, a splendid four star hotel with character and charm set in 54 acres of countryside near the historic city of Winchester.

Originally a manor house dating back to the 16th century, the hotel has been skilfully restored to provide first class accommodation with every modern amenity required for a relaxing time.


Whether you're looking for a traditional or contemporary wedding, civil ceremony or civil partnership, we're here to make sure your wedding day is the one you have always dreamt of.


Every wedding is unique, so our dedicated wedding co-ordinators will work with you to make sure we turn your ideas into reality and tailor your wedding to you. And if you want your day to be just for you and your loved ones, Norton Park is available for exclusive use.

Highfield Park

This elegant house, in the style of Queen Anne is set in 35 acres of beautiful parkland on the Hampshire/Berkshire border.


Highfield Park is ideally situated between Reading and Basingstoke, easily accessible from the M3, M4 and M25 motorways with Bracknell, Guildford and Slough all within a 20 mile radius.


As you travel along the tree lined driveway and catch your first glimpse of the elegant 17th century Highfield Park, you'll know you've arrived somewhere special. Set in 35 acres of countryside, this beautiful mansion is the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Whether it's an outdoor civil ceremony or indoor reception, the day is yours.

Holiday Inn Farnborough


We want you to have the day that you have always dreamed of, which is why you can rest assured that you are in the hands of people that really care.


Organised right down to the smallest detail, we will help you to create amazing memories that will last a lifetime. You can be confident that the services and facilities provided in the package that you choose will cover all your requirement to ensure a memorable and seamless celebration.

We have the perfect room at Holiday Inn Farnborough for your Wedding Ceremony, and we have a choice of three gorgeous suites for your special day that can accommodate from 10 to 220 guests.

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel


At the Portsmouth Marriott Hotel, you can have a wedding that is as unique as you are. Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, a truly special occasion with all of your loved ones. We strive to make this special day an unforgettable occasion for you and your guests.

We want your big day to live up to your expectations. Our experienced wedding co-ordinator will be on hand every step of the way to offer help and support to ensure that every detail is taken care of for a smooth-running, perfect wedding day.

Whether your big day is set to be a large, lavish celebration or a more intimate gathering, the Portsmouth Marriott Hotel has the perfect space to accommodate your event.



The family home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, offers a majestic setting for your wedding in the Isle of Wight. The house was built in Italianate style and features a number of artefacts from the Royal Collection. Steeped in history, the impressive building has played host to royalty and dignitaries from all over the world, and for your special day, you can follow in their footsteps.


Whether you are planning a small, intimate gathering or a more extravagant affair, Osborne has a number of rooms to suit your event. The Duchess of Kent suite, a pair of adjoining rooms, is ideal for small ceremonies with up to 30 guests or a drinks reception with 70. The grand suite was once used by King George V and Queen Mary for their honeymoon. All of the rooms boast expansive views of the grounds, the Solent and beyond.

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