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.

With facilities to cater for up to 250 guests, our Main House is a stunning location for your big celebration! For larger celebrations of over 250 guests, a Marquee in the grounds provides a blank canvas for the celebration of your dreams. For a Marquee our Kitchen Garden provides a level grass area with glorious views back towards The Elvetham and its fairy-tale turreted roofs. 

With facilities for both ceremonies and lavish receptions The Elvetham has experience in hosting Asian weddings, including Bengali, Punjabi and Muslim weddings. 

24 hours (12 noon - 12 noon)


The fee includes the following:

- Exclusive use of the Main House for celebrations of up to 250

- Use of kitchen gardens for marquee (not supplied) for celebrations of over 250 (if required)

- Exclusive use of the formal gardens and grounds

- Kitchen facilities for external catering

- Parking for 200 cars




Please note that Dry Hire of The Elvetham does not include any VATable supplies.

If you wish to set a marquee up in an area other than the kitchen gardens there will be a supplement charge of £5,000. This includes 4 days for set up and 2 days for strike down.

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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.