If you’re looking for one of the most romantic Salisbury wedding venues, look no further than The Red Lion Hotel. With Salisbury Cathedral just a five minute walk away, can you think of a more stunning backdrop for those all important photographs on your big day?
Helping happy couples tie the knot is what we do best, and as an inclusive marriage venue we’re licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies. Offering everything from lovingly prepared food to a fully stocked bar, a choice of two ceremony rooms and 60 stylishly appointed bedrooms to sleep your guests. All overseen by our resident wedding coordinator, whose job it is to make your dream day a success.
We understand that weddings are about feelings, not words, so we would highly recommend booking an appointment for a viewing. We’ll show you around the hotel, share our top wedding tips, and answer any questions that you may have.
If you’re looking for beautiful wedding venues, Salisbury is definitely a great choice. There aren’t any other wedding reception venues in Salisbury with as much history and culture as The Red Lion Hotel – we’re the oldest purpose-built hotel in Europe after all!
We can accommodate weddings of 60-120 guests, so whether you’re looking for large or small wedding venues in Wiltshire, The Red Lion Hotel might just be your dream wedding venue. We’re conveniently located in Salisbury city centre – within easy reach by road, rail or air. So guests (near or far) should have no trouble finding us.
We’re a licensed wedding venue in Salisbury, giving you the simple option of holding your marriage ceremony and reception in the same wedding venue.
For our Red Lion Hotel weddings, we reserve our most spacious and luxurious suite The Courtyard (complete with its own private entrance) or offer our Vine Restaurant for exclusive day & night hire. Both options are beautiful, with stunning feature details, and the kind of character you only get from being eight centuries old. Well, they do say the oldies are the best.
Once you’ve tasted our food and drink you’ll understand why we’re rated as one of the best wedding venues in Salisbury. The wedding breakfast is a key part of any wedding celebration so we make sure ours don’t disappoint. Each of our wedding packages includes a 3-course wedding breakfast or buffet option for your guests. Plus, we’ll include wine pairings with your meal, as well as a drinks reception after your vows, and bubbles for the speeches.
Hotel wedding venues are a great choice as your guests have the convenient option of staying over. And to make it even better, The Red Lion Hotel Salisbury offers a preferential room rate for everyone in your wedding party. We have a choice of 60 unique hotel rooms on site, split between the original (and oldest part of our hotel) and a newer sympathetically styled extension. Each room offers luxurious linens, en suite bathroom and a host of free mod cons.
And it’s nothing but the best for the newlyweds, you’ll get a complimentary stay in our most luxurious room – the Seamstress room.
We offer couples a choice of three unique wedding packages – Bronze, Silver and Gold, each of which fully caters for a minimum of 20 guests. We’re more than happy to tailor our packages to suit your individual needs, just get in touch and talk to us about your requirements.
All of our wedding packages offer a choice of starters, mains and desserts for your wedding breakfast. Also included is a red carpet arrival, welcome drink for all your guests, exclusive use of our Red Lion wedding room and Victoria Lounge for teas and coffees, place cards, use of a silver cake-stand and knife, as well as wine with dinner and a glass of something bubbly for the toasts. Reception room hire with a private bar and dance floor is also part of every package. Silver and Gold packages offer a dressed buffet at no additional cost.
Every couple who takes up one of our three tiers of wedding package at The Red Lion Hotel gets to work with our dedicated wedding and events planning team, who’ll be on hand to ensure everything goes to plan on your wedding day. Whether you need support with building a bespoke wedding package or would like the team to take all of the planning stress away – we’ll make sure that every detail is taken care of so you and your guests can focus on enjoying the day!
Weddings in Wiltshire are always special, and we’re here to make sure that yours is the day that you’ve always dreamed of.
Come and see for yourself why we’re one of the most popular hotel wedding venues Wiltshire has to offer.
Our wedding from two emails couple calls to mark from start to finish. WOW thank you so much to all staff you all made our special day PERFECT even mark making effort for me to enjoy my wedding transport a 1964 split screen thanks and the food / room spot on. Anybody planning wedding definitely worth having a look.
First class wedding host
Lovely quaint hotel with lots of charm and atmosphere. Food and service excellent and very reasonably priced meals and drinks. We had a superior room with a comfortable four poster bed and a lovely beamed ceiling. The wedding was beautiful and the hotel staff worked very hard to ensure all went well. Overall a lovely hotel which I would recommend.
Best Western Red Lion Hotel
My daughter has just had her wedding reception at the Red Lion and I would recommend it for value for money and service. The Events Manager was delightful and ensured the day went without a hitch, all the staff were extremely polite and helpful. I would like to thank everyone who worked on Saturday 19th August for making it such an enjoyable occasion.
Superb venue with fantastic employees who created a fantastic wedding day to remember, which every single person whom attended has fantastic memories of such a brilliant day, many, many thanks for the staff going that extra mile for us.
Mr M Misselbrook