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The Old Vicarage

Lyndhurst Road | Hinton, Christchurch BH23 7DR, England
+44 1425 277006
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“wedding venue” (4 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options
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Lyndhurst Road | Hinton, Christchurch BH23 7DR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Had our wedding in this beautiful place.. The food was outstanding,the service could not foult it. Every thing went absolutely as we have planned,it was the best day of our life and would not imagine anywhere else Many thanks to the time !!

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Attended a friends wedding, lovely location with various areas outside and in. The grounds are superb and the location is handy for other hotels for guests. The bar wasn't overly priced, a bottle of ale for £3.80, I've seen some venues charge over a fiver!...More

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What a great venue for a wedding. Everything about the venue was perfect. The Marquee was exactly what you would want for a wedding adding a romantic element. The dance floor and music was absolutely correct. Some weddings have the music volume up too loud...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We visited for our friend's wedding on the 1st of June. The wedding was wonderful set in a beautiful (secret) garden and the staff we extremely attentive throughout the day. The food was lovely, a brilliant job done by all involved. We would definitely visit...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I visited The Old Vicarage for a family friend's wedding. The venue is lovely and despite being on the main A35 and near the railway line, there is no inkling that you are so close to the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It feels...More

1  Thank LuckyLamp
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Went to a wedding at this hotel. From the main road the car park entrance is just by the fruit farm and it is quite easy to miss it. The car park is laid to grass and then you walk through under an arbor to...More

Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

What a spectacular place we attended for the Howes Wedding the staff were so pipe and friendly and grounds to the place were stunning the kids loved playing on the activity area and running inbetween the grounds. I would highly recommend this place to everyone

Thank familyHowes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We booked the Old Vicarage for afternoon tea following a burial at Woodlands. I know it has a reputation for weddings, but have not been their for years. We were greeted by lovely staff, a very warm and cozy venue which was very welcome on...More

2  Thank BournemouthChris
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I chose this place for my daughters birthday venue. They helped in organising what I wanted in that was a disco, and also a buffet. There was plentiful of food for everyone. The owner was really friendly and would recommend this venue.

1  Thank andy m
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We were fortunate to be invited here for a friend's wedding, and had a wonderful time during the celebrations. I asked if gluten free food could be provided - it was to be afternoon tea, followed by pizza in the evening. They did me proud,...More

Thank Suzykay5
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyndhurst Road | Hinton, Christchurch BH23 7DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 277006
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The Old Vicarage is a six bedroom Country House set in the heart of ten acres of Gardens. Say "I Do" at The Old Vicarage! Tie the knot, then celebrate with a party to remember in our stunning Garden Marquee. The beautiful Botanical Gardens and Woodlands offer the most perfect back-drop for what will become the most memorable day of your lives. A dream setting, coupled with outstanding food and service, for you and your guest to enjoy. The Old Vicarage is Licensed for Ceremonies, in our beautiful Orangery and outside Summer House. We are here to work with you, our dedicated Wedding Co-Ordinators will be on hand from beginning to end, ensuring stress- free preparations. offering you the utmost in flexibility and attention to detail, each Wedding is tailored to your specification. Co-ordinate with our Cordon Bleu Chef to create an enticing Menu. We enjoy what we do and look forward to working alongside you to create the Wedding of your dreams!
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