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A day like no other

Go grand or be intimate, you’re in the middle of the ocean and the scene is set for the most memorable day of your life.

  • Sunset across the roof top of Solent Forts with a Bride and Groom sharing a romantic moment alone

    An unparalleled setting

    With the horizon as your backdrop, Spitbank Fort offers a stunningly unusual venue from which to take your vows. With just a passing yacht to interrupt the view, your wedding photographs will boast panoramic views of the Solent and beyond.

    Offering exclusivity and privacy, you can be sure that your day is yours and yours alone to share with your closest friends and family. Enjoy a Champagne reception up on deck as the sun sets, stargaze from the rooftop hot pool and celebrate into the small hours - there are no neighbours to complain around here.

  • Bride and Groom sharing a joke together on their wedding day whilst exchanging vowels

    Taking your vows

    The Crow’s Nest is licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies for up to 60 guests. A contemporary styled room, the stunning location is ever present thanks for floor to ceiling windows that allow unrestricted views across the Solent. This stunning vantage point near the top of the fort also benefits from a terrace.

    The Victory Bar is licensed for up to 40 guests and is a warm, welcoming space showcasing the traditional Victorian architecture of the fort with sloping walls and exposed brickwork. The Laurent Perrier Champagne bar located here means your guests can enjoy some celebratory fizz while they wait.

    The Officer’s Mess is also licensed for up to 40 guests and is a perfect blend of old and new with its modern furnishings complementing the historic, arched ceilings. For a ceremony or wedding breakfast, this is a setting full of charm and character.

  • Function room set up for wedding with nautical themed ornaments

    A banquet (or barby) fit for a bride

    Our chefs will work with you to create a menu to suit the style of your wedding. That may be freshly caught fish cooked to order on the barbecue, or a fine dining banquet of innovatively created delicacies.

    From the rooftop hot pool to the cellar wine cave, Spitbank’s unusual and unique facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay with us.

  • Beautiful Honeymoon suite, bedroom decorated in purple and silver

    Let the honeymoon begin

    When the celebrations are waning, retire to the Churchill Honeymoon Suite for your first night as a married couple. With the waves gently lapping outside your window and the romantic glow of the moonlight as it touches the sea, we guarantee you a restful and relaxing night.

    There are nine luxurious suites on Spitbank Fort, with eight in the main fort building, and the ninth located in the Crow’s Nest. Each boasts a glorious ensuite bathroom and large, ultra comfortable beds. With exposed brickwork and iron ceilings, the rooms are packed with character. Ambient lighting, plush furnishings and period furniture as well as a unique sea view remind you that you really are experiencing another level of luxury.



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Solent Forts Bookings - Update August 2021

As you will be aware the government have stated all restrictions will be lifted in August 2021 but have not guaranteed that restrictions could not be restored later in the year. Whilst this is encouraging for many businesses currently affected by the restrictions it does not change the Forts current position.

The Forts are a unique proposition, and present a lot of logistical challenges, as well as the normal hotel/restaurant operational requirements to meet current regulations. We also need to be aware of our obligation to the Historical significance of our properties and the need to preserve their heritage.

As this situation is unprecedented, we are unsure when it will be safe to reopen, and we will continue to defer a reopening until there is no threat of further restrictions/forced closures and it is safe for both guests and staff, and we will be able to once more offer our guests the best possible experience.

You will appreciate the nature of the current situation and the volume of customer enquiries we are receiving at this time. We are a very small team working on reduced hours and will process all enquiries as soon as possible. Please channel all enquiries through our hello@solentforts.com email address.

Please be advised

We will NOT be taking any new bookings/enquiries or sell any more vouchers at this time.

Guests with existing bookings/vouchers are advised to contact the hello@solentfports.com email box.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The Solent Forts Team

*You may have seen that the Solent Forts are currently being marketed for sale. Hotels change hands regularly and existing bookings and deposits are transferred over to any new ownership. In the rare event this does not happen you will receive a full refund automatically at the time of sale. Please be assured your deposits and bookings are safe.