With summer in full swing, many couples planning to tie the knot will be thinking ahead to their special day. Here are a few venues on the Isle of Wight for you to consider…

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Events at Gurnard

If you are looking for a great value, flexible wedding venue then look no further than Events at Gurnard. We are fully licensed for Weddings we can host weddings and receptions from 30 to 350.

With our own inhouse catering team & dedicated event organiser partnering with the islands top DJ’s, entertainment providers and venue dressers your day is sure to go without any issues – why not check out our gallery to see previous events. To keep the kids happy on your special day we also have the ability to add Monkey Mansion, our large soft play area for children, to your package.

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Our most popular “Just add cake” package deal for 100 daytime guests with an additional 100 evening guests costs just £5,699. That’s a saving of £2,500 over our standard pricing and has now been extended to include all 2021 Weddings. We’ve had great feedback and Brides and Grooms are quickly booking up this venue – with other packages for smaller weddings there is bound to be something for you.

So if you are looking for a cracking venue and looking to book between now and 2021 make sure you contact us for your personalised quote. You can also follow us on Facebook for other news and offers.

Call: 01983 300066 | Visit: Cockleton Lane, Cowes, PO31 8QE | Email: [email protected]


Ventnor Botanic Gardens

Ever dreamt of getting married in a subtropical paradise? Look no further, at Ventnor Botanic Garden Dream Weddings can turn your wedding dreams into reality. With over 20,000 rare and exotic plants and trees, you can create a subtropical wedding album without the cost of the flights. Our unique microclimate and sheltered setting means that we are on average 5 degrees warmer than the rest of the UK, so not only will it look like you are abroad, it will feel like it too.

On your big day you can enjoy the landscapes of New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, the Mediterranean, Japan and more with our regional themed gardens. Our secret underground tunnel to the sea gives you the chance to escape and take in the views of the English Channel and beyond.

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We have a menu selector available to provide catering options, or our talented chef can adapt to suit your wishes. There is also accommodation available on-site which is perfect for bride and groom parties, including a bijou wood panelled honeymoon suite style cabin and a Victorian cottage that sleeps six. We have various wedding packages available, offering indoor and outdoor celebrations. We can host up to 100 guests for a ceremony and up to 400 for an evening reception. Book a consultation today, tell us what you want and let us worry about the rest!

Call: 01983 855397 | Visit: Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL | Email: [email protected]


The Spinnaker

The Spinnaker in Bembridge, one of the ‘Inns of Distinction’ group, is an ideal venue for weddings and events.

The Spinnaker know that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and they pride themselves on ensuring it is one that you will remember forever. Naturally you want your day to be the perfect celebration for your partner, family and friends, so we will be there every step of the way throughout your planning and preparations. It is also a great place for the happy couple and closest friends and family to stay in one of our 14 tastefully furnished rooms.

Why not check out our real wedding blog from Ian and Joanne’s wedding and get some inspiration for your own wedding day.

The Spinnaker have an experienced and qualified professional team which is on hand to assist you at any time to ensure, with the assistance of our chefs and banqueting staff, that your big day runs as smoothly as it possibly can. The Spinnaker also holds a civil ceremony licence to enable you to celebrate your marriage ceremony and reception under one beautiful roof.0

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Call: 01983 873572 | Visit: The Spinnaker, 1 Steyne Road, Bembridge, PO35 5UH | Email: [email protected]


Ryde Castle Hotel

If you’re looking for a great venue with years of experience hosting your special day then why not consider The Ryde Castle Hotel. 

Part of the Greene King chain we offer a stunning venue to spend your wedding day.  The Ryde Castle Hotel makes a fabulous backdrop for your big day, and best of all we offer various bespoke wedding packages including drinks reception, great food and even your evening celebrations are available to suit any needs or budget. You’ll have your own dedicated wedding co-ordinator and our versatile Castle Suite can accommodate up to 200 friends and family. It really is a wonderful place to celebrate your traditional English wedding.

Our food and drink menu’s are always extensive so why not work with us to create the perfect menu for you and your guests. For the Bride, Groom and close family we also have 18 lovingly refurbished bedrooms offer a perfect retreat after a busy day. Some have four-poster beds, most have fantastic sea views, but all are inviting, and offer wonderful comfort, fabulous décor and the promise a restful night’s sleep.

  • Picturesque location with stunning views
  • Large banquet facilities
  • Beautiful bedrooms with sea views
  • Hotel brimming with character & charm

Why not give us a call and speak to one of our dedicated wedding planners. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with our news and offers.

Call: 01983 563755 | Visit: Ryde Castle Hotel, The Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 1JA | Email: [email protected]


Isle of Wight Pearl

Picture Perfect Land Hire – Want a blank canvas albeit a beautiful one?

Whilst most venues will offer ready made packages IOW Pearl will just provide you with the perfect backdrop so you can create your own bespoke wedding reception. Unrivalled views, a butterfly meadow and ample parking gives you the freedom to make your wedding your own for the small fee of £1000.

The land adjacent to the Isle of Wight Pearl is blessed with truly stunning views across the English Channel. On a clear day you can see beyond Tennyson Down to Poole and Weymouth to the west and to the Jurassic coastline and the infamous Blackgang Chine in the east.

The hire site measures approximately 40 x 80 metres with the view towards the west visible from the full 40m frontage onto our butterfly meadow.

If you’re looking for fantastic picture opportunities allow us to suggest a few. Not only is our site situated on the famous, Military Road which is voted as one of Europe’s most beautiful drives, we are also less than three miles away the unspoilt and picturesque Compton beach.

Unite your jewellery with your choice of location with our stunning selection of wedding jewellery. Beautiful pearl pieces that you can treasure and wear for years to come.

Call: 01983 740352 | Visit: Military Road, Brighstone, Isle of Wight PO30 4DD| Email: [email protected]


This feature stays permanently on the Island Echo site. If you have a great wedding venue contact us about adding it here – email [email protected].





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