Audley’s Wood, Basingstoke

A historic Hampshire manor hotel and wedding venue surrounded by countryside.

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Just on the outskirts of Basingstoke, Audley’s Wood is a popular hotel and wedding venue, located less than 10 minutes by car from the town centre, train station and M3 motorway. Also close by, there’s shopping at Festival Place.

Top Hampshire attractions including The Vyne (National Trust), the Bombay Sapphire Distillery and Jane Austen’s House are all also within easy striking distance.

Dating back to 1880 and part of the Hand Picked Hotels group, the Four AA Star hotel has a relaxed, friendly vibe and polished service. character features and historic quirks, from vaulted ceilings to carved fireplaces and ornate wood panelling.

68 comfortable modern rooms have all the creature comforts guests might need. Or, if you fancy playing Lady of the Manor, there are two spacious suites in the main house, each with pencil four posters and their own separate living rooms.

Gourmet breakfasts, afternoon tea and modern British dishes are served in the light-filled, Conservatory Restaurant, with its impressive, vaulted ceiling and views that stretch out onto the grounds (where you might spot the occasional wandering deer and guinea fowl).

Guests travelling with dogs can expect a warm welcome with designated dog-friendly rooms (additional charge applies), a treat station in reception and plenty of walkies nearby.

If you’re staying with the kids, Audley’s Wood is very family friendly, too. The hotel offers complimentary bed and breakfast for under 11s sharing their parents’ room (£25 for kids over 12 years), board games, a children’s menu, VIP robes and a night-time milk and cookies menu.

Audley’s Wood also makes a popular, picture-perfect wedding venue. With ornate stonework and beautiful stained glass windows, the Victorian mansion has plenty of photo ops, not to mention the strollable garden and dedicated Garden Pavilion for evening ceremonies.

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Alton Road, Basingstoke RG25 2JT



01256 817555

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