The Isle of Wight is known for its gorgeous beaches and seafront retreats, but it also has a ton of amazing wedding ceremony and reception venues where you can tie the knot. From royal retreats to beautiful gardens, this holiday spot has everything you could ever want for your wedding day. If you’re on the hunt for an amazing wedding venue on the Isle of White, we’re here to guide you.
Here are a few drop dead gorgeous wedding venues on the Isle of Wight.
Ventnor Botanic Gardens
Dream of tying the knot amongst beautiful blooms? Well, the Ventnor Botanic Gardens may just be the Isle of Wight wedding venue for you. The 22-acre, subtropical paradise has five unique spaces available for celebrations: The New Zealand Garden (outdoors), The Top Lawn Marquee (outdoors), The Meadow Marquee (outdoors), Edulis Restaurant & Terrace (indoors) and The Echium Room (indoors). Its largest space can accommodate up to 400 guests, so you should have no trouble fitting all of your friends and family members.
East Afton Farmhouse
If a barn wedding is more your style, you’ll love this farm wedding venue on the Isle of Wight located just outside the town of Yarmouth. East Afton Farmhouse, boasts two stunning event barns that look out onto a private courtyard and offer views of the historic farmhouse, Country Annex, expansive gardens and farm fields. They can fit up to 150 guests, making it the perfect option for a midsize ceremony and reception. P.S. There are also 13 guest rooms, so if you don’t want to retire to a hotel at the end of the night, you and your guests can stay on-site.
For couples who want something a touch more elegant, Osborne House (the family home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert) is definitely worth looking into. It was built in the Italianate style and is home to several artefacts from the Royal Collection - making it one of the most luxurious and impressive wedding venues on the Isle of Wight. It can accommodate intimate celebrations, massive parties of 300 guests and everything in between, giving you options when it comes to your wedding guest list.
Northwood House, situated in beautiful Northwood Park in the heart of Cowes, is another solid option for couples looking to get hitched at an elegant 18th Century Georgian manor house. In the Victorian era it was a destination for lavish parties, and not much has changed since. There are six ultra-luxe function rooms available for your big day, the biggest being the Ballroom (which has enough space for 120 guests) and the smallest being the Morning Room (which can fit up to 20 guests). Whether you want a huge wedding or something super intimate, this spot can make your wedding dreams a reality.
If an artsy, industrial-chic wedding venue on the Isle of Wight is more up your street, Quay Arts should be on your radar. In the past is has played host to art exhibitions, theatre shows, comedy nights and, of course, weddings. Its rooms flaunt distressed wood floors, exposed brick walls and gets plenty of natural light (perfect for your wedding photos). It can accommodate up to 150 guests, so you can probably get away with adding a few extra plus ones to your list.
The Sugar Store Event Centre
The Sugar Store Event Centre is a waterside wedding venue that offers amazing sea views and an equally beautiful interior for your celebration. The industrial-chic-meets-nautical space flaunts distressed wood flooring, white walls and sky-high cathedral ceilings. It’s pretty much a blank canvas so it works with just about every wedding theme and colour scheme. As for capacity, it can fit up to 400 guests, so it’s ideal for large weddings.
The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel is one of the most stunning holiday spots on the Isle of Wight - and it makes for a pretty awesome wedding venue, too. Queen Victoria herself used to frequent it, so it’s even got a monarch’s seal of approval. Inside you’ll find three gorgeous function rooms: The Brasserie Suitable (which can accommodate up to 30 guests), The Albert Room Suitable (which can accommodate up to 40 seated guests) and The Appuldurcombe Room Suitable (which can accommodate up to 120 seated guests).
The Enchanted Manor
If you’re on the hunt for a fairytale-style wedding venue on the Isle of Wight, check out The Enchanted Manor. You can get hitched in the whimsical, white ceremony room (which is licensed for civil ceremonies) and then move out into the conservatory or the lawn for your wedding breakfast and reception.This beautiful space can fit up to 60 guests, so it’s best suited for smaller weddings.