Discover one of the most sought after locations on the South Coast – the historic and elegant HMS Warrior 1860. The unique venue provides the perfect setting for a truly memorable wedding. You and your wedding guests can promenade the decks at leisure, making the most of the spectacular views across Portsmouth’s famous harbour.
Steeped in history, the venue blends its original charm, character and Victorian architecture with all the trappings and superb service of 21st-century hospitality. When you plan your day at HMS Warrior, you will benefit from the services of the fantastic, dedicated and friendly events team who will professionally manage and co-ordinate your big day.
The HMS Warrior has flexible and spacious surroundings to cater for weddings of all sizes. The superb maritime venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, allowing you to spend your whole day in the unique setting. The Captain’s Cabin can accommodate up to 25 guests for a romantic ceremony, while the Officer’s Hall can hold up to 100. The Officer’s Hall can also be used for formal receptions with between 20 and 288 guests, or informal buffet-style receptions for up to 600.
The HMS Warrior is the responsibility of the independent charity ‘Warrior Preservation Trust’ and is not supported by government departments or grants. The income received from visitors, donations, events and fundraising ensure that the Warrior is preserved for many generations to come. Choosing the Warrior as your wedding venue will contribute to keeping the historic ship well-maintained – your contribution will be greatly appreciated!