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Venue hire

We offer venue hire facilities at all three of our museums – Leeds, Tower of London and Fort Nelson.

Full details of spaces and facilities for Leeds and the Tower of London can be found via the links below.

Leeds – a variety of spaces available to hire for events large and small.

Tower of London – unique venues within this World Heritage Site.

Fort Nelson

Marry | Meet | Celebrate | Remember at Fort Nelson

Whether for business or pleasure Fort Nelson offers a range of spaces to hire for your event.

Our superbly restored Victorian fort, world-class museum collections and scenic position above the Solent combine to make Fort Nelson a distinctive venue for corporate hire, whilst its atmospheric rooms, private courtyards, panoramic views and unique photo locations make it a charming place to celebrate weddings and special occasions.


Fort Nelson holds a civil licence allowing weddings and civil partnership ceremonies to take place in the former Officers Mess. This suite of rooms can be configured to suit your requirements, with the option of holding your drinks reception in our delightful courtyard.

We offer a range of catering options from buffets and afternoon teas to a more formal dining experience. Our food and drinks packages can be tailored to suit all tastes and budgets.


Whatever the occasion, from conferences to board meetings, team building activities to product launches, the Fort is open for business and can offer a range of adaptable rooms and facilities for a variety of events. Our unusual corporate event spaces are packed with original Victorian features and heritage.


The Fort is an unusual and quirky venue for all manner of celebrations from graduations and retirements to milestone birthdays and anniversaries.


Located less than 2 miles from Portchester crematorium, the Fort can provide a relaxed and peaceful setting for gathering together as family and friends after a funeral service.

Contact us

Full details of all our spaces, facilities and catering packages are available on request.

Choose Fort Nelson as your venue and take the stress out of planning your next meeting, conference or special occasion. All aspects of your event will be expertly managed by our experienced staff to the highest standards of service.

If you have any questions or if you would like to arrange a time to come and have a look around our venue hire spaces please contact us to discuss your requirements.

T: +44 (0) 1329 848518

or complete this online form and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.

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