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WEDDING & VENUE HIRE

Weddings


Chawton House Library is an approved premises for Marriage and Civil partnership ceremonies.

Chawton House was once owned by Jane Austen’s brother, Edward, who four years after the death of his father, was able to offer a cottage in the village of Chawton to his mother and sisters, Cassandra and Jane.

The house is situated in this beautiful English country village, with spectacular parkland grazed by sheep, cattle and majestic shire horses. The tranquil and picturesque setting and its unique historical and literary links, make Chawton House the perfect venue for your special day.

Only five marquee weddings a year are held at Chawton House which ensures that it is a truly exclusive location.

To view an On Line photo album of some of the weddings held at Chawton House, and the venue itself click Here.

We also offer three exquisite settings for the smaller intimate wedding.

The Oak Room can seat up to 30 people.

The Dining Room seats 65 people for a larger ceremony.

The Great Hall can seat 75 people for a wedding reception, or 100 people for a drinks reception

For further information please contact the Events Manager.

There are four reception rooms in Chawton House Library which are also available for venue hire:

Room
Theatre
Reception
Lunch/ dinner

The Great Hall

75

100

50

The Dining Room

65

80

40*

The Oak Room

30

30

10

The Old Kitchen

50

10

*16 using the Knight family table

 

Catering

We can provide catering tailored to your particular event. Please contact the events manager for details of prices and services available.

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