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Best Western Red Lion Hotel

Best Western Red Lion Hotel

4 Star Hotel
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Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The oldest purpose built hotel in Europe, the Red Lion Hotel was originally a 13th Century coaching inn that offered a warm welcome and convivial atmosphere. Though a few centuries older now, the charm and hospitality of the hotel is stronger than ever!


About The Red Lion Hotel

*** We’re delighted to once again be offering viewings of our beautiful wedding venue ***

In line with current Government guidance we are only able to host weddings for 15 people. Check out our Small Wedding Package in our offers section for more details. 


Your venue…

Located right in the heart of Salisbury, our 800 year old four star hotel is one of the most romantic settings that you could choose for your wedding celebrations. With history and heart in every beam, and a picturesque courtyard for those all-important wedding day photographs.

Salisbury Cathedral is only a five minute walk away – a truly stunning backdrop for a few extra newlywed photographs.


Your ceremony…

We’re a licensed venue, giving you the convenient option of holding your ceremony and reception in one location. Ceremonies can accommodate up to 80 guests and you’ll have the choice of two beautiful suites.


Your reception…

Wedding receptions are held your choice of three suites, with the largest being our Courtyard Suite, which is able to hold up to 120 guests for your evening reception.

This suite has its own private entrance, private bar, access to our courtyard and a large dance floor for you and your guests to dance the night away.


Your wedding breakfast…

Wedding breakfasts are held in your choice of two suites, with the largest being able to accommodate up to 80 guests.

Your wedding breakfast will be created by our talented team of chefs using fresh, locally sourced produce where possible and catering for all dietary requirements. Our menus are just a starting point, if there’s something that you would like for your wedding breakfast then we’re very flexible.


Your wedding night…

It’s nothing but the best for the newlyweds on your wedding night – you’ll get a complimentary stay in our most luxurious room, the Seamstress Suite. This extraordinary one-of-a-kind room features a cast iron bathtub at the bottom of the bed!

Our hotel also offers 60 stylishly appointed bedrooms for your family and friends travelling in for the day, all at a discounted room rate.


Your wedding team…

From your first visit all the way through to your wedding day, you’ll be in the safe hands of our expert weddings team. Luckily we’ve hosted hundreds of weddings at The Red Lion Hotel so whilst every wedding is unique, there isn’t much that will come as a surprise to us! We’ll guide you through every aspect of your wedding and help you make the most of your special day.

You can visit our website for more information about our weddings and packages, or to book a show-around. And please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to ask us any questions. We look forward to meeting you and discussing your ideas and plans for your big day.

  • All-inclusive packages from £2,999 for 50 guests
  • Able to accommodate 80 guests your ceremony and wedding breakfast, and 120 for your evening reception
  • Self-contained, exclusive wedding suite with private entrance, bar and picturesque courtyard
  • Romantic four star hotel built in the 13th century - the oldest purpose-built hotel in Europe
  • Licensed for civil weddings and partnerships
  • 60 stylishly appointed bedrooms for guests at a discounted rate
  • Red carpet arrival
  • FREE menu tastings


Venue Type

  • Hotel
  • Independent Family Run
  • Restaurant


  • Classic
  • Unusual


  • Civil License
  • Fully Accessible
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Parking

What people are saying!

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 1 reviews
Lisa Bradshaw
We held our wedding at the Red Lion on 1st Aug 2015. We would like to say how happy and pleased we were with the whole day. Throughout the whole process we liaised with Rachel, the events' manager, who made the organisation and planning of the wedding stress free, even when we made last minute

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changes to our plan. The 4 poster room we stayed in was also lovely. We would thoroughly recommend the Red Lion to anybody thinking of getting married in Salisbury.

Review submitted on Fri, 14th of August, 2015

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