Winchester Cathedral is proud to offer four different reception venues for you to hire
Lawn Marquees - There are four different lawns for you to select, offering formal wedding breakfast capacity from 120 - 400 and sufficient space for an informal party of 600. The marquees offered are heated, so you can alfresco all year round! And as always, the Cathedral itself presents a stunning backdrop, perfect for wedding photos.
Capacity - 120-400 (formally seated, dining), up to 600 (informal, standing, buffet)
The Paul Woodhouse Suite - With a contemporary feel, the Paul Woodhouse Suite boasts high ceilings, wooden floors and glassed walls, for a fantastic view and protection from the elements. It has a private terrace should you wish to step outside.
Capacity - 25 - 85 (daytime), 200 (evenings) with use of the Refectory and terrace.
The Prior's Hall And Chapter Room - A 15th-century building overlooking the Cathedral gardens, Gothic in style with high, arching windows, plus a bright adjacent room - a perfect place to hold a drinks reception followed by your wedding breakfast.
Capacity - 120
The Undercroft - Originally an integral part of the monastery's private medieval cloisters, this atmospheric 13th-century room featuring vaulted stone ceilings and an imposing fireplace is perfect for more intimate gatherings of up to 40 for a formal meal.
Capacity - 40