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Southampton's most important historic building, the Tudor House & Garden

Revealing over 800 years of history in one fascinating location in the heart of the Old Town, the timber-framed building facing St Michael's Square was built in the late 15th century, with King John's Palace, an adjacent Norman house accessible from Tudor House Garden, dating back a further 300 years.

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Tudor House and Garden offers a unique and beautiful location to celebrate your wedding or civil ceremony, based in the heart of the city and only minutes away from the renowned city walls.

Say 'I do' amidst the historic Georgian Room overlooking the Tudor Knot Garden before greeting your guests as newlyweds in the impressive 16th century wood Banqueting Hall.

Beyond the garden you can capture treasured memories of your wedding day against the historic backdrop of King Johns Place. Tudor House & Garden internal photography

This impressive stone building, steeped in over a thousand years of history, can be hired especially for your wedding photography, so you can have a unique reminded of your special day.

While the location is outdoors, you are welcome to hire a marquee for the occasion.

Tudor House is licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies, with nearby Westgate Hall offering a lovely location for a reception or wedding breakfast.

The Georgian Room can accommodate your ceremony, with up to 35 guests theatre style and 35 people in other layouts, with up to 40 people in the Banqueting Hall for your reception. 

Find out more

Further information and imagery is available on the Tudor House and Garden official website

To book your personal viewing, please call 023 8083 4536/4563 or email museums@southampton.gov.uk

Tudor House and Garden is located at:

Tudor House and Garden
Bugle Street
Old Town
SO14 2AD

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Whether it's a small celebration or a large scale event, our in-house team can cater for your needs and will ensure your experience is one of high quality, fine food and great service.

Our menus have been specially designed to offer a number of options to suit your function. We have created an extensive list of canapés to suit all tastes, and offer a range of after-ceremony drinks packages.

We can also offer a buffet option for your guests, and can provide bar service with fantastic selection of wines, beers and champagne.

If you have any special request, we are more than happy to adapt our dishes to suit your requirements.

To find out more or to see a full menu, please contact our team on 023 8083 4563, or email museums@southampton.gov.uk.