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Lainston House, An Exclusive Hotel

Location pin

Sparsholt, Winchester, SO21 2LT - 

  • Users

    Up to
    250 guests

Just two miles north-west of Winchester, Lainston House is a breathtakingly beautiful 17th Century country house nestling in 63 acres of stunning Hampshire countryside. As you turn into the long, sweeping, tree-lined drive, you are immediately transported to a world far away from the hustle and bustle of every day life.
Delicate archways and loggias frame the picture perfect entrance and a small amble reveals a beautiful 12th century chapel ruin. With the mile-long avenue of lime trees as a backdrop there are stunning photo opportunities all year round.
Fully licensed to conduct civil ceremonies and partnerships, you can exchange your vows as well as have your wedding reception with us – and with the Hampshire Chef of the Year at your disposal, you can be sure to enjoy exquisite cuisine.
For a wedding in the warmer months, picture guests sipping bubbly and savouring delicious canapés on the rolling lawns and terraces or if it’s a winter wedding, guests can mingle in the perfectly appointed Drawing Room or Dawley Barn sipping mulled wine and enjoying the cosy opulence of the hotel.
All of our rooms and suites are individually designed so no two are the same – and if you are excited by the idea of your very own country house, Lainston House can be reserved on an “Exclusive Use” basis.

Capacity & layout

Standing

Standing

up to 250

Dining

Dining

up to 120

Theatre

Theatre

up to 250

Boardroom

Boardroom

up to 40

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 250

Classroom

Classroom

up to 80

Amenities

Flipchart

Flipchart

Cloakroom

Cloakroom

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Whiteboards

Whiteboards

Disabled access

Disabled access

Lectern

Lectern

Outdoor / Garden / Beach

Outdoor / Garden / Beach

Natural light

Natural light

Table / chairs included

Table / chairs included

Heating

Heating

Audio & visual

Microphone

Microphone

Conference phone

Conference phone

Projector & screen

Projector & screen

TV screen

TV screen

WiFi

WiFi

Space rules

Allowed events

wedding

Wedding ceremony licence

Cancellation policy

100% refundable 1 day before the event

Location

Reviews

  • Simon Roebuck

    March 2024

    We had a delightful stay at Lainston House. My mother is elderly and uses a wheelchair most of the time, and the staff were incredibly helpful. When we arrived, they quietly reassessed what we needed and very kindly upgraded us from a junior suite to the charming Garden Suite. We had dinner at the Wellhouse on our first evening - delicious wood-grilled food - tender and extremely tasty. Our second evening was in the elegant, wood-panelled Avenue restaurant - beautifully presented dishes throughout. Breakfast was excellent too. The Exclusive Hotels group obviously believe in treating their staff very well - they all take real pride in their jobs and in the hotel. Winchester Cathedral is just up the road and is fascinating. It is very accessible for wheelchair users.

  • Aaliyah Mathieu

    March 2024

    Lovely lunch with a friend. Cedar bar menu during the day was well diverse and not limiting. I had the sea bream which was great. Also, bring the dogs. They are more than welcome big it small and my little chihuahuas loved the fields.

  • Paul Dorset

    March 2024

    We stayed at Lainston House March 2024 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Positives are the staff, the rooms, and the food. We stayed two nights, and had a fabulous meal in the Wellhouse. Breakfast was good. There were one or two minor negative points. We thought arriving in the dark the signs could be a little clearer and better illuminated. Although on initial arrival you can 'drop off' bags by the entrance, that isn't actually made clear. It is a short walk from the car park to the house entrance. Not much fun in the wet. These are minor points, and certainly did not diminish our stay. We would suggest that a fridge would be a positive addition to the rooms, there was plenty of space in our room for a small fridge. Special mention to the staff, all were wonderful, thank you for making our stay a memorable one. We would happily recommend Lainston House.

  • Mark Gaughan

    May 2024

    Can’t describe how sad we were to leave! We stayed for one night and I wish we could’ve stayed longer. The room was charming and beautiful, the grounds are perfectly kept, and the staff all the way throughout were exceptionally kind and professional. We had the best time here; while Winchester is a niche holiday for us, our stay here makes us want to come back!

  • Andy Kennedy

    April 2024

    Increible. Our whole experience was exactly that. Starting with such a welcome from the reception team we were made to feel very relaxed and comfortable which continued when we went and had a coffee in the lounge, drink in the bar, dinner in Avenue X and breakfast too. The hotel is beautiful surrounded by lovely gardens and views.