Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - January/February 2023 (Issue 96)

BABY IT’S cold outside Magical venues that are perfect for winter weddings WARBROOK HOUSE 01189 732 174 | As couples reach the end of the tree-lined driveway, they’ll fall in love with Warbrook House and its stunning surroundings. The magnificent Grade I listed mansion is set on 121 acres of Grade II listed gardens, complete with a Versailles-style canal that provides the perfect backdrop to photographs. Licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies with the option to hire the venue exclusively, couples are sure to create their dream day. Exchange vows alongside 120 people in The Stapleton James Suite, which boasts neutral décor to suit all colour schemes and themes. The beautiful chandeliers add a touch of glamour, while the white chiffon ceiling drapes and fairylights create a magical atmosphere. Or why not opt for The Drawing Room, which can host up to 60 loved ones? The area’s perfect for celebrations with an inviting environment, lots of natural daylight, views of the canal and direct access to the outside garden. For more intimate ceremonies, The Canal View offers a stunning setting for 50 people. Located outside of the beautiful mansion, The Summer Pavilion has a capacity of 120 people and provides the ideal space to say “I do” surrounded by stunning gardens and historic trees. Wedding breakfasts with 120 people are held in The Stapleton James, which offers flexible floor plan options due to its generous size. The room is fully air-conditioned to help guests remain comfortable and is closely situated to the main bar. Continue the celebrations in The Lounge with 150 guests. The well-situated space can accommodate entertainment to help keep guests in one place. After dancing the night away, loved ones can retreat to the 70 on-site bedrooms instead of worrying about travelling home. Couples who book the venue for their wedding will be offered a complimentary menu-tasting session and a night’s stay in the honeymoon suit. 21 WINTER WONDERLAND