Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Estate

(42 reviews) 42 5
Griggs Green Liphook Hampshire GU30 7PE
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About Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Estate

Griggs Green, Liphook
Hampshire, GU30 7PE

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.

Whether your celebration is to be an intimate family occasion, or on a larger scale up to 500 guests, we will provide advice on room layout, seating, timing and be able to help in choosing your ideal menu and wine selection. We pride ourselves on using only the finest ingredients to guarantee that you and your guests have a wedding breakfast experience to remember.

Please join us at our Wedding showcase event, on Thursday 16th May 2019 from 17:00 until 20:00.  Here you will find over 60 of the very best Wedding suppliers showcasing their eclectic range of products & services from stunning bridal gowns & bridesmaids dresses, fabulous cakes, floral artists, inspirational photography, chair covers, table settings, entertainment, classic cars along with fashion shows and much more! You will also be able to meet our friendly Wedding Team, ready to answer your questions and show you round our fantastic hotel.

Please call our dedicated wedding team to discover more about our exclusive packages T: 01428 725847  

• Evening reception buffets & entertainment available • All en-suite bedrooms are beautifully furnished with everything you need to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. • First-class dining experiences in the Kings Restaurant serving our famous carvery or Hot Rocks menu and the Sports Bar for a more relaxed feel. • We boast an impressive conference centre with facilities for up to 500 people, ideal for making your business our business • Championship Golf Course designed by the voice of golf "Peter Alliss" and State of the Art Health club • Be pampered in our Spa with something for everyone in the bridal party including make up on the day to hen parties

Facilities at Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Estate

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the Country
Large Hotel
Historic
Sporting
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Beautician
Fitness Centre
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
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
250 to 400 guests
More than 400 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad

Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Estate Reviews (42)

Old Thorns really made our wedding day
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By Natasha & Paul Stride 14 March 2014, on 16 May 2014

I just wanted to send a mail to say a really big thankyou to all the staff at Old Thorns that were involved in our wedding in one way or another, both the planning and the actual day I really cannot fault a thing from our initial visit to look at the venue to checking out the day after our wedding. The food was amazing, (Wedding breakfast, buffet and breakfast!) all of the staff (Bar & Waiting staff) were friendly and professional. The whole day was planned to military precision…..all I had to worry about was being ready at 1.45! A special thanks to Justina who looked after me, my family and my guests impeccably and oversaw everything on the day. Old Thorns really made our wedding day perfect and special……so much so…….that we wouldn’t have changed a thing! Please could you pass this on for me! Best wishes

Perfect!!
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By Mr & Mrs Ball 08 April 2014, on 16 May 2014

Old Thorns... What can I say?!! Utter perfection from start to finish. We got married on Saturday 8th March 2014. after months of choosing a wedding venue, Old thorns turned into everything we could ever wish! A massive thank you to lovely Tiffany, my wedding planner from day 1. Nothing was too much for you, not matter what silly question I asked. Stuart and Diane on the day.. Stuart your patience and utter calm attitude throughout the day blew us away! Diane, your stern and straight to the point organisation had everyone running to your call! What a team! Every single one of our guests were amaze by the day! Old Thorns is a great venue, beautiful location and stunning spa but the staff really made it for us, if your thinking or hesitating about choosing Old thorns as a venue or stay, then don't! You will not be disappointed. The food on the day was amazing and it's not easy to cater for 80 guests in 1 sitting. The quality of service was above and beyond. Andrew and I would like to thank everyone for their upmost effort and dedication to our day! Stuart... You really are at the top of your game. I hope Old thorns know the gem that they have in you! The spa is amazing and we will be returning here time and time again. Request rooms in the new rooms as they are lovely and modern. The grand ballroom for a wedding.... Perfect!! Old thorns, thank you! See you again soon

A very big thank you
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By Faye & Dave 20.07.2013, on 02 Oct 2013

Just returned from our daughter's wedding on Saturday 20th July having stayed the Friday , Saturday & Sunday a VERY BIG THANK YOU to all at Old Thorns Manor Hotel for making it such a special day for everyone who attended Faye & Dave's wedding. We could not have wished for anything better it was just PERFECT ! Special thanks to Stuart, Diane & Craig who ensured the wedding run like a dream. Diane you were amazing thanks for being so helpful & attentive to our daughter Faye Thanks to all the wedding planners Sallyann, Tiffany & Bethany for being so patient. Kelly & Alex with the booking reservations - in fact everyone at Old Thorns, especially Beth & the crew who run the bar for us that night & the chef who produced a FANTASTIC wedding breakfast Also the manager David Allan who was always on hand & very helpful

A happy Bride & Groom
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By Sam & Glen 31.08.2013, on 02 Oct 2013

Thank you so much we got married on the 31st Aug 2013 and thought the service from your staff from was amazing. Shauna went above and beyond for us. Everything was amazing even the lovely lad who took us up in the buggy to have our pictures done was really helpful. Had my makeup done with the spa who came to my room and were fantastic. Even reception were helpful. Everything was well thought through and had a high standard without being pretentious. We got complements from our guests who said things like, they thought we had the perfect wedding and its the best wedding they've been too from start to finish. So just wanted to say a massive thank you we cant rave about you enough.

Thank you so much
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By Jessica & Scott 29.08.2013, on 02 Oct 2013

I would just like to say a big thank you to the whole team from the arrangements in the run up to the wedding, to the final day itself, especially Sally Ann, Tiffany and of course Stuart who was absolutely fantastic and made the day even more special. We have had nothing but great and positive comments about the staff, the rooms and how beautiful the venue was!

Thank You to Old Thorns
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By Simon & Charlotte, on 18 Jun 2012

Just got back off honeymoon and thought I would send you a quick message. Just really wanted to say thank you to Old Thorns for our wedding day. You made everything so easy on the run up before it and Greg was amazing on the day. He really kept us calm in the morning and ironed out any issues we had throughout the day. Every time I turned round he was near by checking everything was ok and if we needed a drink or anything, absolutely fantastic! All of our guests have commented on how good the day and the venue were and said it was well worth travelling to. I would love to say that we will definitely use you again but fingers crossed we will not be getting married again. We will however be visiting the hotel if we ever need to stay up that way. Thanks again for all your help and say hello to Greg for us.

Out and Out Success
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By James and Karen, on 18 Jun 2012

Just wanted to pass on our sincere thanks to you two and to Stuart as well, you really did yourselves proud the day was an out and out success.

Amazing Venue. Highly Professional
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By Naomi Turnbull, on 17 Jul 2011

It's the day after our wedding and we have to write what an utterly fantastic time we had. Mainly down to the professionalism of the staff and in particular Stewart who was outstanding. We have visited frequently over the months to watch the changes to this hotel unfold. At times there was trepidation but we need not have worried, this place just keeps getting better! The staff have been absolutely wonderful and have made us feel so welcome. I cannot speak highly enough about them all. The food was fantastic (compliments to the chef, who sat down with us personally to help us chose the menu a few months prior) and everyone commented on the quality and amount of food provided. For our photos we were taken out of a golf buggy to view the most amazing scenery. All-in-all an incredibly professional and well organised day from start to finish. I just want to say thank you to a few people in particular; Diane - for looking after me both mornings, the big hugs and being as cool as a cucumber. Donna - for everything leading up to the day. Nothing was too much trouble and she had so many great ideas. James - for the wine tasting and the chatter. Ashley - for running such a great venue and taking the time to talk to us every time we visited! And finally - last but not least - Stewart who was absolutely brilliant. I've never been so well looked after in my life - I felt like a princess and he was an absolute superstar. We cannot thank him enough for ensuring everything went so smoothly. We had a fabulous day and we are now sad now not to be going back!

Fantastic Venue...
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By Sue, on 19 May 2011

Our wedding was amazing and we could not have asked for better food and service - I highly reccommend this venue! - Sue & John

A BIG Thank You
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By Michael & Jan, on 29 Oct 2010

Hi Donna, Just wanted to say a big Thank you to everybody at Old Thorns who made Nikki & James's day so unforgettable! Can you pass on my thanks also to Stuart, who made the day run like clockwork and took all the stress away while we were waiting for the groom and several guests to arrive. Everyone who came, thoroughly enjoyed the day and commented on how excellent the food was. You can be assured that we would have no hesitation in recommending the venue. Many thanks again. Regards Michael & Jan Turner

A BIG Thank You
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By Michael & Jan, on 29 Oct 2010

Hi Donna, Just wanted to say a big Thank you to everybody at Old Thorns who made Nikki & James's day so unforgettable! Can you pass on my thanks also to Stuart, who made the day run like clockwork and took all the stress away while we were waiting for the groom and several guests to arrive. Everyone who came, thoroughly enjoyed the day and commented on how excellent the food was. You can be assured that we would have no hesitation in recommending the venue. Many thanks again. Regards Michael & Jan Turner

Thank You
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By Victoria & Matthew, on 29 Oct 2010

Dear Donna, I would just like to thank you all so much for a great day on Sunday. You, Stuart and the team worked very hard, so please pass on our thanks. Every one commented on how lovely the food was, and how lovely the day was. Me and Matthew were very pleased with the day, and thought it went too quick! Thank you to you all for all your help with the planning and the smooth running of our day. It was a truly memorable day. Many Thanks, Victoria and Matthew.

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