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On since 2024

Last update: July 2024

The Hospital of St Cross & Almshouse of Noble Poverty is delighted to invites couples to its Norman Chapel wedding venue situated in it's gorgeous manicured grounds that lie in the Southside of Winchester; Hampshire's Cathedral city. Founded by Henri de Blois almost 900 years ago, this stunning building is one of England's oldest & finest Almshouses that is still in use today. Gothic architecture, chalk steams, meadows, all amidst verdant surroundings creates a gorgeous backdrop for your special day.

Facilities and Capacity

The Hospital of St Cross can host up to 300 guests for your ceremony, wedding breakfast, and evening reception. After saying 'I do' at the altar in the exquisite Gothic church, enjoy drinks and canapes in The Master's Garden immersed in natural beauty. Couples can host an outdoor wedding with a marquee on the lawn or head inside the Brethren's Hall for an intimate occasion of 40 to 60 loved ones. The Hundred Men's Hall offers a more spacious room for an indoor celebration for up to 100 guests. Each venue provides flexibility for seated and standing events with creative dining solutions and bespoke layouts. There's ample parking for travelling guests and lovely hotels nearby for overnight accommodation.

Services Offered

Couples can reach out to book a private venue tour and witness The Hospital of St Cross's magical atmosphere for themselves. The devoted event planning team will work closely with you to design a bespoke wedding package that aligns with your vision. These specialists can recommend fantastic local caterers, photographers, florists, and more to help fulfil your desires. Hosting only a few weddings a year, this enchanting setting offers a truly exclusive experience for your milestone.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Religious ceremony license

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
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St Cross Road SO23 9SD Winchester (Hampshire)
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