27 Apr 2017
We have just launched our newest offer of 20% off and new weddings booked midweek!
20% off* all mid week weddings in 2017/18
(Monday to Thursday weddings)
This mid week offer is based on a minimum of 50 adults on either of our packages or bespoke weddings
*Terms & Conditions apply
An example of our Willow Package includes:
Exclusive use of the banqueting room
Private outdoor terrace area
Dedicated Wedding Coordinator
White table linen and napkins, crockery, cutlery & glassware
Use of the Golf buggy for Photos on the Course
Wooden Chiavari chairs with your choice of coloured sash
Cake stand and cake knife
Silver table number holders and easel stand
Complimentary round of golf for the Bride and Groom
Sumptuous 3 course Bespoke wedding breakfast for 50 adults
Drinks Package for 50 adults includes:
- A glass of Bucks Fizz on arrival
- Glass of house wine during the meal
- A glass of Prosecco for the toasts
- Evening bacon sandwiches for 100 guests
Available from £2799 incl. VAT*
Subject to availability at time of booking
For upgrades and additional guests – supplements apply
19 Aug 2016
Hampshire Wedding Group host their Autumn Wedding Fayre at Ampfield Golf Club
SUNDAY 9th OCTOBER 2016
Come and meet the experts & suppliers, part of the Hampshire Wedding Group, as well as viewing Ampfield Golf Club as a Wedding Venue. A collection of trusted and quality suppliers form the basis of the Hampshire Wedding Group, featuring Ampfield Golf Club as one of their recommended Venues.
No Entrance Fee
05 Jul 2016
12 – 14 Months before the wedding
Choose a wedding date. Don’t rush. Give yourself enough time. The best way to do this is to visit ceremony and reception venues at which you would like to be married and have your reception. Choose a date based on availability. If you give yourself a year or more to plan, you have a much greater chance of booking your desired venue on your desired date.
Start a wedding file. This is a file or folder to keep all your wedding documents, contracts etc… Organization is the key to staying sane during the planning phase.
Discuss & choose the style and formality of your wedding. Pick what best suits your lifestyle, personalities and budget. “Formal”, “Semi-Formal” or “Informal”. There is no wrong choice. This is your day and you should make it your own. This will also help in narrowing down which venues you will consider.
Decide on a wedding budget. Common sense dictates that you do not spend beyond your means. The last thing you want is to begin your marriage in major debt because of your wedding.
Choose a ceremony location. Keep in mind that reservations are sometimes booked over a year in advance, so if you find one that you like, put a security deposit down to hold the date. (Always check the cancellation/refund policies first and have them in writing).
Choose a reception site. Many times the ceremony and reception will be held in the same facility. If this is not the case, be sure that the ceremony and reception facilities are available on the same date. also keeping in mind that they sometimes book over a year in advance. Again, always check the cancellation/refund policies first and have them in writing.
Start shopping for a wedding gown. Custom gowns can take up to a year to prepare. Be sure to begin this process as early as possible. Sometimes the wedding gown can become a stress factor, so the more time you leave for this, the better. Keep in mind that alterations and final dress fittings can also eat up extra time. There are no refunds on wedding gown purchases, so make sure your selection is 100% what you want. You can also start looking for a coordinating veil and tiara.
8 – 10 Months before the wedding
Select your bridal party and request their participation in your special day.
Research and Hire the following:
Wedding officiant/celebrant. This can be a religious or civil person depending on your beliefs and preference.
Reception Caterer. If your reception site does not provide one, you will need to arrange for your own. Once you have found one that appeals to you be sure to secure your date with a signed contract and a security deposit. As always, be comfortable with your selection, and know the refund/cancellation policies in the event you cancel or change your date.
Photographer and Videographer. Hire a professional, There will only be one chance to get this right.
Band or DJ. Review demo CD’s to hear their sound and style. A good band or DJ can make a reception, but a bad one can all but ruin it.
Arrange transportation/ limousine service for the wedding party to the ceremony and reception.
Decide on bridesmaids dresses. When ordering your gowns for the women, be sure to order them at the same time to assure an identical dye lot. Be sure to bring this factor up to the person taking the dress order as well.
Start compiling names & addresses for the guest list. Keep in mind that you still have to combine and refine your list, his list, his family’s list, your parents’ list and the final list. If you are limited to the number of guests that can be invited to the wedding, be sure to give your families the number of guests they may include in their list. By requesting a certain number of guest beforehand, you alleviate a lot of potential stress. Also, try to make the request even on both parents’ sides.
Sign up for a gift registry. Gift registries are a great way of ensuring that you get items you really want and can use. It also makes your guests’ shopping much easier. Be sure to choose items for your registry from every price range to accommodate each guest’s budget.
Engagement party. It’s a great way to get the families and friends together beforehand.
5 – 7 Months before the wedding
Finalize the guest list. Determine the number of invitations and thank you cards that need to be ordered.
Shop for your wedding stationery. Invitations, thank you cards and personal stationery.
Arrange accommodation. Some guest (such as out-of-towners) may wish to stay at a nearby hotel after the celebrations.
Select your wedding cake. Give careful thought to you& your fiancé’s favorite flavors, style, size, decorations and color.
Begin preparations for your honeymoon. Consult with your travel consultant and discuss possible honeymoon destinations and prices. Make arrangements early to catch the lowest airfares.
4 Months before the wedding
Book your florist. Once you have found one that appeals to you be sure to secure your order with a signed contract and a security deposit. Be 100% sure of your selection, and know the refund/cancellation policies in the event you cancel or change your date.
Shop for your wedding bands. You should do this with your fiancé. You will both be wearing these rings for a long time, so you should both be happy with your selection.
3 Months before the wedding
Send out your invitations. Be sure to include everyone who received a save the date magnet or card. Double check the postage required to ensure that the invitations reach your guests.
Select tuxedos/Grooms Outfits. Get all the groomsmen, best man and couple’s fathers together. Measurements should be taken at the tux shop (to ensure a proper fit).
Arrange for rental of items needed for your ceremony and reception. This includes but is not limited to, arches, candelabras, china, crystal, tableware, and cutlery if necessary.
Discuss finalized menu options and costs with your caterer. Confirm arrival and departure times, as well as any added extras.
Order wedding favors
Shop for bridal party gifts.
2 Months before the wedding
Choose your wedding music and share your selections with your Band or DJ.
Select a location for your rehearsal dinner and make the necessary reservations & deposits.
Confirm with formal wear shop that they have received all measurements of every male attendant.
Schedule your alterations and final fitting for the gown.
Schedule fittings for the bridesmaids and flower girl.
Order address labels with you & your future husband’s new name & new address. This adds a personalized touch when sending out your wedding thank you cards.
Confirm your order with the florist.
1 Month before the wedding
Design your wedding programs. You don’t want to do this too much sooner than this because things inevitably change.
Have a final gown fitting.
Choose all of your wedding accessories. There are many accessories that you will need to choose for your big day.
Visit your hair stylist, work on a style with your veil.
Visit your make-up artist the same day.
Hair & make-up done, have your formal bridal portraits done.
Discuss and finalize details with wedding service providers.
2 Weeks before the wedding
Call any guests that haven’t sent back their response card (there will almost always be a few).
Give the caterer a finalized head count.
Give your DJ or Band a list of songs that you may have come up with since your last contact with them.
Confirm rehearsal plans with your officiant and church wedding coordinator.
Complete floor and seating plan for reception.
Confirm all rental and floral delivery dates and times.
Confirm arrival time for all attendants.
Check parking arrangements.
1 Week before the wedding
Make any last minute seating arrangements/adjustments.
Organize your wedding day attire, make sure you try everything on & it fits perfectly.
Confirm honeymoon reservations.
Confirm reservations for out-of-town guests.
Pack for your honeymoon.
Gather all necessary documents for travel.
Confirm rehearsal plans with attendants and request that they arrive on time.
Confirm reservations for the rehearsal dinner.
Pick up formalwear. Be sure to try everything on & make sure all your accessories are there.
Have a relaxing massage!!!
1 Day before the wedding
Go through your list of things to do and make sure all your bases are covered.
Pack your wedding day emergency kit.
Get a manicure and pedicure.
Take a steamy relaxing bath.
Put wedding attire and accessories together.
Give rings to best man.
Try to get a good night’s sleep!
YOUR WEDDING DAY!
Eat Something! It will help the Pre-Wedding Jitters if you have something in your stomach!
Get your hair and make-up done (wear a button up shirt to keep everything perfect).
Have someone check the reception venue. (as early as possible)
Dress for your wedding.
Have candid photos taken with family.
Enjoy, you’ve worked hard !!
Most Importantly… If anything doesn’t go according to plan, don’t worry, your guests probably won’t even notice the difference.
12 Jun 2016
Although were only in June, wedding planning for 2017 is already well under way. We have been meeting with lots of prospective brides all with their own unique ideas and themes. Theming is a great way to add your personality to your wedding, whether your adding a colour as a theme, a country theme, vintage theme or something a little different like fairy tales & Disney.
There are lots of factor to consider when choosing the perfect theme. The venue you choose will have a lot to do with what theming will work best, for instance the colours on the wall or the colour of the flooring, through to the fixtures and fitting within the reception room. The Beautiful cake (pictured) combined some great colours on the edible flowers for a spring wedding, with peach’s and pale pink’s. Matched with the bridesmaids dresses (pictured), these pastel colours ran throughout the wedding creating a fantastic burst of colour!
The time of year could also have an impact as theming in the colder winter months may have different colours and choice of flowers compared to the hotter summer months. Spring/Summer can lend its self to the vintage garden looks and then onto the bright bursts of colour for the height of summer. The autumn winter would be the perfect time for winter wonderland weddings along with, fairy tale and the silver, white and black colours.
Believe it or not but your age might tend to steer you towards one theming over another with younger couples looking to keep on trend whilst older couple might look for more elegant and classic themes.
Whatever your theme, your venue should be able to assist with what works best or able to recommend some trusted suppliers who can help create your dreams into reality.
09 Nov 2015
Wedding Discounts Offer!
Are You After The Wedding Day of Your Dreams Next Year?
We are offing 10% OFF your entire wedding when booking any remaining dates for 2016. This will include all food, drink and room hire charges. This offer includes both our summer and winter package and is available 7 days a week!
Get in touch Now to Reserve Your Date!