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Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson


Alcohol License
Buffet Meal Facilities
Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Dry Hire Availability
Entertainment License
Evening Reception Facilities
Exclusive Use
Onsite Catering
80 capacity

The feel

Imagine our charming Victorian fortress, set high atop a hill overlooking the picturesque Solent and Meon Valley, as the unique setting for your special day. Fort Nelson’s fascinating history will lend a distinctive atmosphere to your celebration and a dramatic backdrop for long‐lasting memories.

The former Officers’ Quarters have been have been restored to their full Victorian splendour and will provide the perfect setting for your civil ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception.

In addition, Fort Nelson’s historic galleries, quaint courtyard and vast outdoor spaces will form picturesque backdrops for unique photographs.

From your initial appointment to the big day itself you will receive the professional support of our Events Manager. They will be on hand throughout to guide you through the arrangements and to ensure the smooth running of your special day.

Make your special day go with a bang. Fire one of our big guns to celebrate your marriage in what will be an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. (subject to availability)


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Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road
PO17 6AN
United Kingdom

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01329 848 518

Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson