Hampshire Register Office is in the beautiful 19th century buildings of Castle Hill, in the centre of historic Winchester.

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Ceremony rooms

Hampshire Register Office has four beautiful ceremony rooms to choose from.

The Castle Room is the largest, a splendid room seating up to 42 guests.

The Basing Room seats up to 26 guests. It is luxurious room with stunning period features and a magnificent chandelier.

The Westgate Room seats up to 16 guests. It is a modern and popular choice for a ceremony.

The Avalon Room is the smallest, seating up to 6 guests. It's a beautiful space for your intimate ceremony.


Level access

Hearing loop

Sign interpreter possible

Assistance dogs allowed

Accessible toilets

Baby changing

More about accessibility

Accessible parking for Blue Badge holders onsite (wedding car parking only).

Building has automatic doors.

The Castle Room has no disabled access.

The Westgate Room has disabled access via a temporary ramp.

Take a tour

The Castle Room is a beautiful room overlooking The Great Hall, featuring the stained glass ‘River of Life’ by John Patsalides. It is located on the second floor of the building, accessed by a grand staircase.

Westgate Room

The Westgate Room is a popular choice if you’re looking for a bright and modern room for an intimate ceremony. Located on the ground floor it is also fully accessible via a temporary ramp.

Entering through the front door you will find reception to your left. Here you can check in for your appointment, meet before a ceremony, talk to our wonderful reception team, or collect priority certificates!

Lift to Basing Room

The Basing Room is easily accessible via a lift, which can be found next to reception. Just click the button for the first floor, towards the end of the corridor you’ll find the Basing Room through the double doors on your left.

The Basing Room and Castle Room can be accessed via Castle Avenue, through the grand arch doorway (which is also a perfect spot for photos!). Once you’re in the foyer, for the Basing Room turn left, and for the Castle Room follow the stairs up.

The Avalon Room is one of our brightest rooms, with a wall of windows bringing in tons of natural light! Located on the ground floor it is fully accessible and perfect for a more intimate affair.

A stunning room in keeping with the history of the building, featuring a beautiful chandelier and fireplace. Located on the first floor it is also fully accessible via lift or Castle Avenue!