Dry hire weddings in Hampshire

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The Main House and grounds at The Elvetham are available for ‘dry hire’ for you to create your perfect bespoke wedding or celebration.

Licensed to hold civil ceremonies for up to 200 guests in the Main House and no restrictions in our outside Summerhouse, dry hire at The Elvetham allows you the flexibility to create your dream day with a space tailored to your exact specification, surrounded by our stunning Hampshire backdrop. 

If a marquee is required for your wedding breakfast or evening reception the Kitchen Gardens provides a leveled grass area with glorious views back towards The Elvetham and its fairy-tale turreted roofs. The hire of this space includes electricity, water supply, parking for up to 200 cars and access to up to 72 bedrooms for you and your party. 


24 hours (12 noon - 12 noon)


The fee includes the following:

- Exclusive use of the Main House
- Exclusive use of the Court Building
- Exclusive use of the 35 acre gardens and grounds
- 72 bedrooms
- 24 hour reception service
- Kitchen facilities for external catering
- Parking for 200 cars
- Use of kitchen gardens for marquee (if required)
- Electricity supply
- Back-up generator
- Water supply

If you wish to set a marquee up in other areas of the grounds there will be a supplement charge of £5,000. This includes 4 days for set up and 2 days for strike down. VAT included.

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Get in touch with our expert team of wedding specialists who will help you plan every detail of your dream wedding at The Elvetham.