The Potters Heron

(20 reviews) 20 5
Winchester Road Ampfield Romsey Hampshire SO51 9ZF
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About The Potters Heron

Winchester Road, Ampfield, Romsey
Hampshire, SO51 9ZF

It’s your day, and deciding where to celebrate is a very personal choice. 

The Potters Heron, with its picturesque thatched roof, cosy corners and light, spacious rooms offers the perfect venue for your wedding. From an intimate affair to guests everywhere, our experienced wedding planner can help you organise every tiny detail for what will be one of the most important days of your life. Our three delightful suites provide a light, airy and welcoming ambience for your reception and provide a beautiful backdrop to any floral display or colour scheme.

Our chef will help you design the perfect menu for your guests, our bar team can pair up all that lovely food with some of our fantastic drinks range and our events team will run it all for you with big smiles and feel proud to share in your special day.

We are licenced to host both civil ceremonies and receptions for up to 150 guests. There is only ever one wedding on any date, it is always your day.

Why not choose to celebrate with close family and friends the night before the wedding in our brand new Clayton's Kitchen, or for an extra special touch, why not extend the celebrations by having Sunday Lunch too. Don’t forget when the day is done we have 53 bedrooms all with oh so comfortable Hypnos or Millbrook beds, preferential rates for your guests and a well stocked recovery breakfast buffet the next morning, a chance to catch up with everyone and compare notes with your friends & family.

Want it all? You can have it!

We offer exclusive use of the hotel function rooms and all of our 53 bedrooms. The hotel is literally yours from the beginning of your ceremony or reception until checkout the following morning. No need to book hotels for your guests, find taxis or most importantly end the party early. To top it all off everyone gets a lie in and a cooked breakfast!

Our wedding co-ordinator Nina is the best person to help you. Give Nina a call on 02380 277 800

• We offer a variety of Wedding Packages to suit your requirements and budget. • A dedicated Coordinator to guide your through your planning and preparation. • Assistance with recommended suppliers. • 175 complimentary car parking spaces and room for a Horse and Carriage at the entrance!

Facilities at The Potters Heron

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the Country
Small Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House 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
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

The Potters Heron Reviews (20)

Best Experience
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By Penny and Sam, on 25 Mar 2019Date of Wedding - 16 Feb 2019

We just wanted to write to you and thank you for all of your and your teams work with us. We had the best experience from start to finish and couldn’t have asked for a more lovelier group of people to help us with our wedding. As soon as we visited The Potters Heron we knew it was the right place for us to start our married life together, it’s been more than a perfect experience from helping us with all our queries to letting us have Alpaca on the day! The food was absolutely delightful and the atmosphere was incredible all the way through the day and into the evening. Our family and friends have all said how much they enjoyed everything and will be coming back for a visit soon I should imagine, as will we.

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By Kay and Ian Johnson, on 23 May 2017Date of Wedding - 06 May 2017

Just a note to say a HUGE THANK YOU for making Ben and Rachel's wedding such a success on Saturday. All the guests said the food was amazing, best they'd had at a wedding, and the atmosphere lovely and friendly. Jean was great and enabled the day to run so smoothly - Thank you

A big thank you
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By Mr and Mrs P Collings, on 23 May 2017Date of Wedding - 29 Apr 2017

Just a note to say a big thank you to all your staff in helping Kay and I celebrate our wedding at the Potters Heron. They were all first class from the time we arrived on Friday evening to set up, through the ceremony and the excellent wedding breakfast, the MC was superb and the following celebrations, just amazing. And to you of course for making it all go like clockwork from our first meeting many months ago. Very professional throughout

The day was everything we could have hoped for
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By Mr and Mrs Franklin, on 26 Sep 2016Date of Wedding - 09 Sep 2016

Hi Nina Now that things have settled down a bit for us I just wanted to send you a message to say a big thank you for making our special day so wonderful. Everyone at the hotel was absolutely brilliant from yourself helping us organise things, John keeping things running smoothly on the day, the ladies at reception being so very helpful and friendly and the bar and waiting staff being lovely and even having a dance behind the bar at the end of the night which was nice to see (working in the industry ourselves we know that it's not always easy to stay happy and perky all of the time)! Please also give our thanks to the chefs, everyone has told us how fabulous the food was and we couldn't agree with them more! The day was everything we could have possibly hoped for and we have taken away the happiest memories. Best wishes Mr & Mrs Franklin!

A well organised, happy and memorable occasion
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By Mr and Mrs Best, on 14 Jul 2016Date of Wedding - 09 Jul 2016

Our Golden wedding reception was such a well organised, happy and memorable occasion. The Tables were beautifully laid , the serving staff were kind and helpful and the guests all said how delicious their meals were and how efficiently they were served. One of the guests wishes you to know that of the three golden wedding receptions she has recently attended, in "comparable hotels" ours was the best one in every respect.

You would be hard pressed to find a better place
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By Jeremy Leslie Smith, on 05 Apr 2016

Joanne and I would like to say a massive thank you to Nina and all the staff at The Potters Heron Hotel for making our wedding on 5th December 2015 such a special day. The hotel looked amazing, all the staff were fantastic, the food beautifully cooked and presented. We can't thank you enough and anyone looking for a venue for their special day would be hard pressed to find a better place. Thank you again:)

Nothing has been too much trouble
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By Rebecca and Jamie Smith, on 21 Oct 2015

Thank you for all you have done to make our wedding day perfect. Nothing has been to much trouble. You do an amazing job and made us feel we were the only wedding at Potters Heron Hotel. Our day was the perfect day and one we will remember forever. Thank you so much.

With sincere appreciation
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By Jade and Luke, on 21 Oct 2015

We send our warm thanks to you for being a part and helping us on our special day

Thank you for making our day so special
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By Mr & Mrs Codling, on 21 Oct 2015

The venue and the food were amazing with compliments received from everybody. We appreciate all your hard work and planning it took to make our day run smoothly

The day was amazing!
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By Sam & James Coote - 1st August 08, on 03 Sep 2008

The Potters Heron made our wedding celebration so special! The day was amazing and went without a hitch. Nina and the staff who worked on the day did such a great job and our guests have commented on how excellent the venue and staff were. Many Thanks

We would certainly recommend The Potters Heron Hotel!
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By Kim Lawford - Daughter's Wedding 4th August 2008, on 05 Aug 2008

What an absolutely wonderful day we all had on Saturday when my daugther got married at The POtters Heron Hotel. We are so pleased we selected the hotel to hold the reception. Thoughout months of planning Nina, our wedding Coordinator, has been so helpful and patient. The catering was superb as was the help given from the staff from the morning to the end of the evening well the next morning! We would certainly recommend The Potters Heron Hotel. You helped so much to make the whole day such a success. Once again from the families, thank you!

What an excellent weekend!
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By Mr & Mrs W Baldi - 24.05.08, on 04 Jun 2008

On behalf of our daughter - The reason we chose The Potters Heron was because when we were lookings for a venue and came to the hotel the first time we were made to feel very welcome. There also seemed to be a warm and friendly atmosphere throughout the hotel. From the moment we arrived on Friday afternoon until we left on Sunday morning we found the staff very helpful and friendly. The reception itself went very well with the food and service being excellent! Our thanks to all the staff concerned for making the whole weekend a memorable one, and particularly the staff who worked tirelessly during the reception. Many Thanks

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