Audleys Wood Hotel

(28 reviews) 28 4.93
Alton Road Basingstoke Hampshire RG25 2JT
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About Audleys Wood Hotel

Alton Road, Basingstoke
Hampshire, RG25 2JT

Your wedding day should be the best day of your lives, and with our help it will be. Set in the heart of Hampshire, Audleys Wood offers a magical backdrop against which to capture beautiful memories of your very special day. Whether you want a religious ceremony then a reception, or would prefer to be married in the elegant surroundings of the hotel itself with everything in the same place, Audleys Wood is the perfect setting for you.

Here at our wedding venue in Basingstoke we will understand your ideas and inspirations, your preferences and priorities. We’ll work together to create a truly magical and enchanting day that you’ll never forget.

Overlooking our grounds, with a high arched vaulted ceiling, the Conservatory provides a truly stunning location for your civil ceremony.  This unique space can accommodate up to 120 guests for your ceremony and 70 for a wedding breakfast.

Alternatively, if you are planning a British summer wedding, why not get married outdoors within our wooden gasebo which takes pride of place in our beautifully manicured grounds.

Our Garden Pavilion is an elegant venue making the most of our local countryside views and offers a spectacular setting for your special day. It is light and airy and extends onto the spacious garden emphasising the room’s al fresco feel. During the evening the twinkling fairy light canopy creates a magical atmosphere for your reception.  With its own entrance, garden and private reception and bar area, it offers facilities from 50 and up to 200 guests.

For smaller gatherings, The Simonds Room is at the heart of the hotel, a room designed for grand yet intimate entertaining. The Simonds offers facilities for up to 20 guests whereas our Sir George Bradshaw room can accommodate up to 40 guests for a ceremony and wedding breakfast.

Our Fairy Tale Package makes for the perfect day for up to 60 guests pricing starts from just £5,200, or we can create a bespoke day for you should you prefer. For further details as to how we can create a magical day for you please do not hesitate to contact one of our experienced wedding coordinators through the button on this page should you have any questions or would like to arrange to visit us for a personal tour of our wonderful facilities.

Alternatively why not come and visit us during a wedding showcase these are the perfect time to come along and view the hotel and all its offerings.

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Attend and discover Audleys Wood Hotel and the perfect venue for your special day.

- View the hotel set up for a wedding and civil ceremony

- Talk to our dedicated Wedding Coordinators and see how we can help you create the day of your dreams.

- Take a tour of the hotel including bedrooms and public areas so you can experience the full range of what we can offer you and your guests 

- Invite your friends and family to join you, we would love to meet them!

- Discover our range of wedding packages and special offers in our wonderful and unique venue

• Licensed for Civil Ceremonies for up to 200 guests within our beautiful conservatory or outside • Garden Pavilion with glass walls, private garden & fairy light canopy • Audleys Wood only ever host one wedding a day • Award winning food - 2 Rosettes • Exclusive Use available • Outdoor Ceremony option

Facilities at Audleys Wood Hotel

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Large Hotel
Historic
Outdoor License
Marquees and Tents
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

Audleys Wood Hotel Reviews (28)


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By Tracey Terrill, on 18 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 07 Sep 2019

We had our wedding day at Audleys Wood at the beginning of September and we can honestly say it was the most perfect and best day of our lives so far. We cannot recommend Audleys Wood enough. The venue from the beautiful conservatory ceremony room which is very chapelesque and takes in an amazing amount of sunlight, to the reception drinks on the lawn around the gazebo, to the garden pavillion located privately surrounded by trees was simply amazing. The lighting for the evening around and within the pavillion set the perfect atmosphere for the wedding reception and the music didn't have to finish until 1am. After that we were able to carry on in the hotel bar. The food was delicious too. Whilst mingling with our guests between courses we noticed everyone's plates completely clean and so many guests told us it was amazing food. All of the staff were wonderful. Anne-Marie our wedding planner made everything easy going and worry free leading up to the big day. On the day Michael worked with one of our groomsmen acting as Master of Ceremonies and organised the day perfectly. We were even introduced to Eduardo our chef for the day who was also lots of fun as well as being incredibly skilled. Along with the staff I have mentioned everyone else was also fantastic too. Although we are going to be biased when describing how perfect our day was since it was our wedding, we have actually had quite a few guests telling us it was the best wedding they had been to, which, in no small part, was also helped by Audleys Wood.

Amazing venue
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By Naomi Stubbs, on 31 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 08 Aug 2019

From the moment we visited Audleys Wood, we loved the venue; the gardens and pavilion were beautiful and the ceremony room had lovely high ceilings. All the staff were kind and welcoming and we felt no pressure to book at any time which we really appreciated with all the stress of deciding on the venue. Our wedding coordinator, Anne-Marie, arranged regular meetings helping us keep on track of our planning and providing an opportunity to resolve any issues or questions we had. We had a perfect day - everything went smoothly, the food was amazing and everyone had a great time.

MOST AMAZING DAY
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By Kari & Kevin Clarke, on 01 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 26 Jul 2019

Kevin and I had the most amazing day Friday 26th July 2019 when we got married in the garden at Audleys Wood. With Anne-Marie's detailed planning, Mark and the team did a wonderful job during the whole day and evening. We had fantastic weather and even with the Wedding Breakfast in the Restaurant and evening party & dance in the Pavilion, it all went really smoothly. All our guests have only great things to say about all the staff, overnight stay and the food was fantastic! We can warm heartedly recommend Audlys Wood. You will be very well looked after!

A wonderful venue for a wedding large or small
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By Alexis and Andrew Wilson, on 21 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 31 May 2019

We found Audleys Wood on this site, and after making initial inquiries, including a visit, we quickly decided this would be the perfect venue. It is outstanding value for money, with wonderful buildings and grounds, helpful and friendly staff and sumptuous food!! We held our service and wedding breakfast in the conservatory, and it was just a magical setting. There was a wide menu to choose from, and the standard of food was outstanding. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, not just to the bridal party, but to all of our guests too. The evening reception was an absolute blast, again with plenty of food and drink, space inside and out; I have never danced for so long in my life! We found it very useful to have all the days events at the same location and there was ample space in the hotel for our guests and good travel links for those that couldn't stay.

An incredible day!
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By April Compton, on 07 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 11 May 2019

From the moment my husband saw Audleys wood for the first time, he fell in love. I have loved in Basingstoke all my life, so I knew what an amazing venue it is and how polite the staff are. We attended one of Audleys wood wedding fairs and had the chance to see the venue in all f it's glory. Anne-Marie ( our wedding coordinator) was an absolute pleasure to work with: nothing was too much trouble and she kept in regular contact with us throughout the year running up to our wedding day. Every single member of staff at Audleys wood our efficient, polite and attentive: they all went above and beyond to make our wedding day the special day it was. The wedding breakfast was delicious, all food was piping hot and tasted lovely. The chef made a special effort to accommodate for some difficult dietary requirements with one guest saying it was the best gluten/dairy free meal she had ever had. Any problems on the day like guests who had not arrived or a seating plan change was handled discreetly and quickly by staff on the day. My husband and I had the most amazing wedding day and Audleys wood was a big part of that. We strongly recommend Audleys wood for any couple looking for the wedding of their dreams no matter how big or small.

A magical day!
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By Mr & Mrs Stones, on 22 Apr 2019Date of Wedding - 20 Apr 2019

Our big day was absolutely perfect. Nothing went wrong, the staff were happy and helpful and nothing was to much trouble for them. It was clean, the food was amazing and they were super organised. Not once did we worry that something wouldn't get done and all the things we asked for were completed in plenty of time before the wedding started. Also the toastmaster that came with our package (Alanna) made our day, she was exceptional and I would always recommend having a toastmaster! We'd love to relive it all over again.

Brilliant Venue and Team
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By B. Simonds, on 29 Apr 2019Date of Wedding - 09 Feb 2019

We had a fantastic wedding at Audleys Wood. The staff are all so nice, the food is very good, and the hotel itself is a beautiful venue.

A perfect day
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By Matt and Jane, on 18 Nov 2018Date of Wedding - 20 Oct 2018

We had our wedding at Audleys Wood Hotel in October. The venue was ideal for us. The hotel building has plenty of character and the ceremony room was beautiful. The grounds were great for our guests to mingle in, and the children to play, after the wedding. The marquee worked really well for the wedding breakfast and evening do. The whole team at Audleys Wood were excellent and very professional, and our day went smoothly all the way through. We would certainly recommend it as a wedding venue.

Couldnt do enough for you
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By Rebecca and Jay Boulter, on 03 Sep 2018Date of Wedding - 10 Aug 2018

We had our day a few weeks ago and had been planning it for almost two years. Throughout the whole planning process we were with Anne-Marie who couldn't do enough for you - I had so many questions and worries and she was supportive and willing to help every step of the way throughout, even though I wanted to tweak a lot of the standard way of doing things. When it came to the day the bridal sweet was beautiful and really spacious, enough for 7 girls to get ready in, and everything was on time and just as planned. It absolutely poured it down but it didn't make a difference, I had no worries although I'm usually a worrier and they'd taken care of everything for me, the ceremony room and reception room looked just how I asked with no nasty surprises and there were so many compliments on the food being 'the best wedding food we've ever had' - it came out in a timely manner too so no hanging around! Everything seemed seamless from morning to evening and I'm so pleased I had no stress or worries and was just left to enjoy the day, Michael was a big help in that too so thank you to you both and the rest of the team at Audley's Wood.


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By Laura & Chris, on 23 Oct 2018Date of Wedding - 28 Jul 2018

After a whirlwind few months after our wedding I’m finally getting round to sharing our wedding story! Myself and my husband would recommend Audleys Wood to anyone getting married with no hesitation, with just over 2 years of planing our day was absolutely perfect from start to finish! Leading up to our day Anne-Marie was fab with answering all of our questions and worries, completely putting our minds at ease with regular meetings and being on hand via email! On the day, I felt completely relaxed getting ready in the bridal suite, with the staff on hand to deal with anything we needed, the venue was set up completely how we wanted without us having to worry about anything, and actually probably turned out looking even more beautiful than we had ever imagined! We could both enjoy the day and relax without having to worry about the running of the day as Mike completely handled this effortlessly, with everything running like clockwork . All our guests commented on the beautiful surrounding of the hotel, as well as the food and service being incredible. Our day was truly perfect, and we look forward to returning to Audleys Wood in the future.

Wonderful Venue!!
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By Nicola & Dean, on 18 Aug 2018Date of Wedding - 15 Jun 2018

We enjoyed our wedding day here one sunny day in June and it really was the best day of our lives! Like another reviewer has commented the staff were all action perfect! Their service is 5 star, nothing was ever too much trouble, they always made sure you and your guests are looked after. The food for the wedding breakfast was amazing!! I would 100% recommend this venue for your wedding day. What was even better all our guests booked a room for the night because the prices were so reasonable which meant we all got to wake up and have breakfast together and talk about the wonders of the previous day over a delicious full English.

Wedding April 2018
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By Steve and Nicola, on 20 May 2018Date of Wedding - 28 Apr 2018

We had the best wedding day at Audleys Wood largely due to the brilliant staff and service throughout. In the planning stage everything was thought of and the team were so much help. On the day the team were action perfect and everything about the venue was perfect on the day. We highly recommend.

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