Conferences & Weddings
From Kent's 'Garden of England' to the rolling landscape of the South Downs National Park – taking in the cultural diversity of Brighton and intellectual spires of Oxford – the Beautiful South ensures your special day will go off without a hitch in some of the UK's most inspirational settings.
Whether you're planning an important business meeting or looking for the ideal wedding venue, don’t accept second best for your special day – check out our selection of some of the best meeting and wedding venues in England's South East.
The South East of England is one of the most wonderfully romantic places in the country to take your vows. A plethora of grand historic houses, secluded country estates, luxurious hotels and quaint, intimate inns all guarantee an amazing setting for a memorable occasion.
Conference Bureaux in South East England
There are a number of organisations across the region that can give specific support in finding and booking venues and accommodation for conferences, business meetings, exhibitions or corporate social functions. The main ones are:
Extraordinary Places To Say 'I Do'
Couples are searching for that one-off location that best reflects their personalities and interests will not be disappointed with the many weird and wonderful settings to choose from in South East England.
With two National Parks, scenic coastlines, rolling hills and more sunshine hours than elsewhere in the UK, Hampshire, Sussex and Surrey offer a scenic backdrop for an outdoor wedding. Wine lovers can enjoy English country wedding at Hambledon Vineyard in Hampshire or Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey. There’ll certainly be no drinks shortage when it comes to the toast! Or for amazing views, a ceremony 105 metres up The Spinnaker Tower provides a truly enchanting setting.
At Southampton City Art Gallery the contemporary collection compliments the lofty ceilings and large, ornate windows of the exhibition hall, providing a unique and harmonious environment. If it’s the wow factor you’re after then the iconic Royal Pavilion at Brighton never fails to deliver an abundance of oohs and aahs.
Hever Castle in Kent offers an equally splendid and majestic location featuring a double moated, 13th Century castle, seen in numerous blockbuster films including The Other Boleyn Girl and Elizabeth: The Golden Age.
Your wedding reception needn’t be restricted to one location; a wedding on the move can be a fun and charming alternative. For a wedding on water allow French Brothers of Windsor or Hobbs of Henley to treat you and your guests to a romantic river cruise down the Thames in their prestigious vessels. Or for a celebration on the rails, the luxurious dining cars on the Watercress Line in Hampshire can host a sumptuous silver service.
Whether you opt for a more traditional venue or something outside the box a wedding in The Beautiful South is certain to leave a lasting impression.