The Royal Southern Yacht Club is a waterfront wedding venue situated in Hampshire, England. On the banks of the River Hamble in Southampton lies the elegant clubhouse, available for exclusive use by to-be-weds seeking a coastal wedding location. The two-storey club features full-length windows that overlook the river and a large function room for sophisticated soirées. There are numerous outdoor beauty spots that provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs. This nautical haven is located in the heart of Hamble Village and is suited to couples seeking relaxation and refinement.
Facilities and Capacity
Prospective newlyweds are able to hire this prestigious venue for a day or an entire weekend. Couples can arrive by boat and exchange vows on the deck overlooking the boat-lined jetties and picturesque waters. Receptions and wedding breakfasts are held in the club’s main ballroom. This spacious room is elegantly decorated and has a capacity for 170 guests for seated meals. Loved ones can soak in the setting sun and admire beautiful views of the surrounding area from this vantage point. The in-house events team supply marquees and tents, should you wish to enjoy a semi-alfresco experience.
Royal Southern Yacht Club is home to an experienced events team. Prospective newlyweds collaborate with an on-site coordinator who endeavours to bring their vision to fruition. From intimate elopements to large scale celebrations, there are no limitations when it comes to hosting a party here. The staff prides itself on curating bespoke weddings that are tailored to clients’ tastes. In-house catering is devised by talented chefs, with customised menus created for buffets or formal dining. This licensed club provides beverages and bartending services for the duration of private parties. With the assistance of dedicated personnel, you can relax and watch your dreams set sail.
Overnight accommodation is available for the happy newlyweds and a number of their cherished guests. The yacht club proudly presents listed cottages dating back to the 18th century for your exclusive use. There are 11 bedrooms and a master suite located in what was once the original clubhouse. The building’s exterior has been preserved to exude historic charm, while inside the state-of-the-art rooms boast modern interiors and amenities.
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4 Reviews for Royal Southern Yacht Club
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Fanny Carray · Married on 18/07/2020
Beautiful wedding ceremony with a lovely sea breeze
Becky, Zoe and the whole team at the Royal Southern Yacht Club were amazing at organising and holding our wedding ceremony just as the lock down rules were lifted on weddings. The team streamed the wedding to our loved ones in Sweden and Spain which was so important to us. The upper deck is gorgeous for a ceremony with an amazing view of the river Hamble, the Solent and the sail boats. After the ceremony we had bubbles on the balcony and enjoyed being together with our guests. No one wanted to leave when we headed off. It felt very open, airy and friendly and the light from the sea makes for lovely pictures. (Pictures by Matt Parry Photography)Sent on 12/08/2020
W.Collins · Married on 22/06/2019
Thank you both again for a perfect, memorable day! I do think you have captured the atmosphere of the gorgeous day.Sent on 17/09/2019
R.Love · Married on 08/06/2019
A delight to be with
My sons wedding to our now daughter in law, Oliver and Samantha, was an exceptional event due to the work by your staff and self on Friday,Saturday and Sunday morning. The room was a delight when guests walked in, and during the setting up on Friday nothing was too much effort. Your management team were a delight to be with, helpful in every way.Sent on 17/09/2019
The catering on Saturday was of a very high standard, and the comments from many many guests was of delight at such fine food from a private members establishment not a commercial restaurant. The competitors in your local have a great deal of work to do to catch up!
May I also ask that you pass on my thanks to the upstairs staff who put in such sterling work to get rooms ready before the allotted time which allowed guests to get ready for what was a most wonderful day.
I will most certainly recommend your venue to our friends as the place to stay when in the Southampton area
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