New Place is a stunning hotel and conference venue in Southampton, Hampshire

Ornate wrought-iron gates welcome you to a charming Southampton venue ideally suited for meetings, events, weddings, and leisure breaks. New Place, Southampton seamlessly blends traditional and modern spaces over 32 acres of landscaped gardens, including our Grade I listed manor house which houses a restaurant, a bar and meeting rooms.

Enjoy every modern convenience and amenity expected by today’s traveller, with all our bedrooms located in a delightful mews a short walk from the manor house and set against a backdrop of  relaxing English countryside. You’ll have plenty to do during downtime with a gym, pool, croquet lawn, and cricket pitch on the property.



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High St, Shirrell Heath, Southampton, SO32 2JY
Tel No:  +44 1329 833543

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About New Place


    Superior Double Room

    Our superior double rooms are decorated to a contemporary feel offering comfort and quality for a great night sleep.

    All our superior double rooms are light and airy with patio doors offering direct access to our grounds the rooms offer king size double beds, flat screen TV, desk with USB charging points, reading lights, complimentary Wi-Fi Ironing board & Iron, tea/coffee making facilities including a nespresso machine and pods, in room fridge, climate control, air humidifier and en-suite bathroom. Late check out available on request.

    Classic Double Room

    Our classic double rooms are tastefully decorated with a contemporary feel and offering comfort and quality for a relaxing night’s sleep, all our double rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, flat screen TV, en-suite bathroom with shower over bath or walk-in Shower.

    Standard Double Room

    Our standard double room are tastefully decorated with a contemporary feel and offering cosy yet comfortable accommodation for a relaxing night’s sleep. All our standard double rooms offer a double bed, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, flat screen TV, en-suite bathroom with shower over bath or walk-in shower.


    Come dine with us

    Dining - Bristol Room RestaurantFrom catering options thoughtfully crafted for corporate events, to relaxed dinners and drinks in our Manor House Restaurant and Bar, our culinary team strives to ensure the quality of your dining experience matches the superior level of service offered at New Place, Southampton.

    Our talented chefs serve up carefully crafted dishes to help you meet your event objectives. Created using the finest seasonal ingredients, our menus have your productivity and refreshment in mind. Entertain clients over a private dinner with tasteful menus and fine wines, or power through a presentation with quick bites from our refreshment stations—this is food that means business.

    If you are looking to hire out a larger meeting room for a private dinner, drinks reception or party, we also have the Arden bar which is used solely for private functions.

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    To enquire please contact the sales team on 01329 833 543 or alternatively email


    Unwind with a drink and recharge your batteries and in front of the big match, catch up on the news in the lounge, or just sit back and watch the world go by. For wine lovers, you’re in the right place. We love our wines and work with Bibendum to curate a selection of wines from the fruity, easy drinking classics such as the Australian Pinot Grigio to the bold and distinctive Argentinian Catena Malbec.

    We’ve got a selection of delicious options from freshly prepared sandwiches and healthy salads, to quick snacks and more hearty mains.

    Looking to make a reservation?

    Use our quick booking system below or call us on 01329 833543


    Planning a Meeting or Throwing a Party?


    Conference - Arden Suite Theatre 2With 33 completely customisable meeting rooms and event spaces, New Place, Southampton has everything you need for a successful event, from the latest high-tech audiovisual equipment to free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
    Make planning a breeze with the help of an unbeatable location, a dedicated event host, flexible event spaces, and dining and catering options tailored to your needs. Located close to the M3 and M27, and just 12 miles from Southampton Airport, New Place, Southampton is the perfect for location for bringing delegates together.

    For corporate training, business meetings, conferences, team building, and more, welcome your guests to New Place.

    Dining - The Court BanquetPlanning something a little different? New Place, Southampton also caters for banquets, private functions and other occasions, please contact our team to discuss your requirements.

    To make an enquiry please email our Conference Team.


    New Place hotel has secured the much sought-after AIM accreditation from the Meetings Industry Association (mia). New Place hotel in Hampshire has achieved silver status from the UK’s nationally recognised standard for service providers in the meetings, conferences and events industry, after a panel of independent industry assessors scrutinised the venue against a robust checklist of criteria. The process includes legal compliance, accessibility and quality checks of its facilities as well as its customer service proposition and experience, ethical codes of conduct and best practice standards. Richard Powell, General Manager, said: “It’s fantastic testament to the highly experienced and dedicated team at New Place hotel that we have secured national AIM accreditation as it provides buyers a benchmark of the highest standard. We appreciate that it can sometimes be overwhelming as there are so many things to consider when planning an event from location to catering, photography, speakers, delegates and marketing. However, with our AIM accreditation, buyers can immediately feel confident they are working with dedicated and experienced professionals.”

    Jane Longhurst, chief executive, the mia said: “We’re delighted that New Place hotel is the latest venue to secure silver AIM accreditation. The iconic status acts as a guarantee to buyers that they’re choosing a service provider that cares about best practice and actively strives to meet and exceed your expectations. With so many dedicated conference centres and hotels, sporting and academic venues to choose from nationwide, it offers a smart method to quality control your selections that could ultimately save you time, anxiety and reputational risk later down the line.

    For media enquiries, please contact Francesca Vyvyan  on or call 01329 833543.


    Season’s Greetings

    christmasbrochurebutton After a very successful Christmas last year, New Place is the place to celebrate this Christmas in Southampton. Every year we host events for thousands of people who wish to celebrate Christmas and New Year with us. We are renowned for the warmth of our welcome and we enjoy hosting Christmas as much as our guests enjoy being with us.  Our Christmas celebrations are going to be the best in town with good food and a great party atmosphere.

    Call our Christmas sales office on 01329 833543  or email


    Your perfect day

    weddingbrochurebuttonAs you arrive through the ornate wrought-iron gates, New Place, Southampton never fails to impress. This Grade I listed house is a true masterpiece of brickwork, combining Tudor and Elizabethan eccentricities with subtle, modern touches. Fittingly, the home was commissioned as a wedding gift, designed and built by the famous British architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens.

    To this day, the mansion remains a place of breathtaking beauty and historic grandeur, but also warmth and personality. Whether it’s your reception, your ceremony or both, our dedicated wedding team will make sure your day is as individual, exciting, and memorable as you have always dreamed.
    For more information, please contact our Wedding Coordinators on 01329 833543 or email our wedding team.

    Looking to start planning your dream wedding at New Place?

    Use our simple enquiry tool below to check availability, and to read reviews from our recent couples


    Wedding Showcase Open Days – 2019 ♥

     Autumn Wedding Showcase – Sunday 22nd September 2019

     12.00pm – 3.30pm

    Join us to view our beautiful wedding areas in our Grand I Listed Manor House & Exclusive Arden Suite. Our wedding team will be on hand to talk all things wedding from set ups to prices and packages. A handful of trusted suppliers will be joining us for the afternoon to help you with those all important details from chair covers and flowers to evening entertainment. This event FREE to attend.


    Wedding Fayre by PMN Fayres ♥

    Sunday 9th June 2019

    Sunday 3rd November 2019

    11.30am – 3.30pm

    £2 per person entry fee (Children are free) See up to 50 top class wedding suppliers, situated over two floors and in the Manor House & Arden Suite, who will all help you to choose everything you need to make your wedding perfect.

    Please check before travelling to any of our wedding fayre’s, that the event has not been cancelled or postponed for any reason beyond our control.

     To find out more contact our wedding team:

    At a glance

      • Fully licensed for civil ceremonies in Hampshire
    • Partners with you to develop a fitting theme or concept, recommend and liaise with suppliers, provide recommendations for photo locations, and more
    • Tastefully appointed accommodations with 110 bedrooms to choose from
    • Serves locally sourced and inspired dishes to satisfy and fuel guests
    • Caters to wedding celebrations large and small—up to 150 guests
    • Exclusivity – We hold only one wedding per day



    Our invigorating Fitness suite and 15m Swimming Pool will help you to unwind from the stresses of everyday. Work out in our fully-stocked gym, take to the pool for some lengths or relax in our Jacuzzi leaving you refreshed in no time.

    Opening Times: Monday – Friday 6.00AM – 9.00PM and Saturday – Sunday 6.00AM – 8.00PM with the last entry 30 minutes before closing.

    Private swimming lessons take place on Saturday 8.00AM – 9.30AM and Wednesday 4.00PM – 6.00PM.

    Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The 6-station gym has everything from indoor rowers to medicine balls, ensuring you have the breadth of equipment to carry out a fulfilling workout.  Our Tennis Courts are currently out of action awaiting a refurbishment.

    Swimming is one the most effective forms of cardio-vascular exercise, using a whole range of muscle groups. We encourage our guests to make use of the swimming facilities at New Place Hotel, with early morning and late-night swimming available.






    Attractions in Hampshire




    Home of Hampshire Cricket. The iconic stadium also houses an elite sports medicine centre, Perform at The Ageas Bowl, which offers a vast range of services and treats professional athletes as well as the general public. Distance from the hotel 6.4 miles.



    Winchester is crammed with hidden treasures just waiting to be explored. Explore the medieval streets of Winchester and admire the history of Winchester Cathedral and Wolvesey Castle before strolling along the River Itchen to The Hospital of St Cross. Distance from the hotel 10 miles.


    This innovative, state-of-the-art museum focuses on Southampton and its connection with the sea, including the city’s Titanic heritage and the stories of the people who have travelled in and out of the city through the ages. Distance from the hotel 11 miles.



    Paultons Park – Home of Peppa Pig World is a family theme park located in the New Forest, Hampshire. Paultons features rides and attractions which include a rollercoaster, a log flume, a water park, adventure golf, a 4D cinema, birds and animals, beautiful landscapes and gardens and much more! Peppa Pig World is Peppa’s very own theme park with 7 fun rides and attractions located at Paultons Park. Distance from the hotel 9.1 miles.




    Encompassing over 900 years of history on one site, Southampton’s most important historic building, the Tudor House, has recently been restored with great new displays and facilities. Visitors can enjoy the accessible house and the lovely garden in the delightful setting of Southampton’s Old Town. It has a fascinating history, lived in by the rich, the famous and the poor, from the Tudor Lord Chief Justice Sir Richard Lyster to the Victorian milliner Eliza Simmons. Find out more about these characters’ stories as you explore the House. Visitors are given an insight into the lives of former residents of the house through free audio guides, while reconstructed Tudor and Victorian kitchens demonstrate how far mod cons have come in the 21st century. Distance from the hotel 5.6 miles.


    Nestled in the trees at the 150-acre Outdoor Sports Centre, the Alpine Snowsports Centre caters for all your winter sport needs all year round. Beginner or advanced – the centre caters for all. Many a fine skier and snowboarder has graced the slope over the years, including Billy Morgan, who recently became one of the few boarders to land a triple rodeo. Distance from the hotel 3.5 miles.



    The gallery is internationally renowned for its permanent collection, spanning eight centuries, which tell the story of western art from the Renaissance to the present day. The core of the collection is twentieth century and contemporary British art.  Also, the gallery offers high quality exhibitions ranging from painting, sculpture and drawing, to photography and film, as well as displays that change regularly to ensure new experiences with each visit. Distance from hotel 5 miles.



    Nuffield is Southampton’s only producing theatre company based at Nuffield Theatre on the Highfield campus of the University of Southampton. Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Tom Hiddleston and Celia Imrie are Associate Actors of the company. Nuffield presents bold new adaptations of classic plays as well as newly commissioned drama. The theatre runs a successful Saturday Children’s Theatre series and also hosts stand-up comedy nights. Distance from the hotel 3.4 miles.

    GO APE


    Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of a course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set up to 120 feet above the forest floor. Go Ape offers two to three hours of tree top fun. It’s a great way to get outdoors and have an adventure. Distance from the hotel 5.3 miles.



    Marwell is a relaxing and fascinating park at the heart of wildlife conservation. There are over 180 species of animals, from tiny ants to the tallest giraffe. A suberb day out for families and adults of all ages, Marwell is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of wildlife. Distance from the hotel 10.1 miles.



    At the heart of the New Forest, Beaulieu is an award-winning family day out with something for everyone. Home to the stunning National Motor Museum, historic Beaulieu Abbey, World of Top Gear and the beautiful Palace House – all included in one great value ticket. Enjoy a relaxing stroll around the gardens or why not hop aboard the replica Veteran Bus. Plus ride the monorail for sweeping views of the grounds. Distance from the hotel 16.2 miles.


    cruise3 Millions of people depart from Southampton Docks for their cruise of a lifetime; start your relaxing vacation early by staying at New Place Hotel Southampton. With packages starting from as little as £189 per couple.

    This package includes:
      • One nights accommodation in a standard room (upgrades available)


    •  Full English breakfast



    •  Unlimited tea and coffee on your day of departure



    •  Midday check out with secure luggage storage



    •  Transfer to and from the Cruise Terminal via a pre-arranged taxi



    • Up to 14 nights car parking included, additional nights available



    Include dinner for two in our A La Carte Restaurant, with all the benefits of the above package included for £219 per couple. You don’t have to be leaving Southampton by sea to take advantage of this promotion, if you’re jetting off for your holidays then you too could benefit from this special offer. Once you return from your voyage take your time returning home and relax with us for the evening with a full English Breakfast in the morning before you start the final leg of your journey home. Bed and full English Breakfast for two £80.


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How to find us


    Travelling Southbound
    Exit M25, Junction 12 Southbound M3. Exit M3, Junction 11 to Winchester B3335. At the traffic lights turn left to Twyford/Bishops Waltham. Drive through Twyford, turn left onto the B2177 to Bishops Waltham. At Bishops Waltham follow signs to Wickham B2177. Having passed straight through Waltham Chase, at the small cross roads turn left into Upper Church Road. After 400 yards turn left. Our entrance is on the left.


    Travelling Westbound
    Exit M25, Junction 12 Southbound M3. Exit M3, Junction 11 to Winchester B3335. At the traffic lights turn left to Twyford/Bishops Waltham. Drive through Twyford, turn left onto the B2177 to Bishops Waltham. At Bishops Waltham follow signs to Wickham B2177. At the Waltham Chase cross roads turn left onto Forest Road, at the end of the road turn right onto Gravel Hill which will merge into High Street, continue for 1 mile and the hotel entrance is located on the right.


    Travelling Eastbound
    Exit M27, exit at Junction 7 Hedge End A334. Follow signs to Botley. Drive through the town and follow signs to Wickham A334. Turn left onto B2177 signposted Bishops Waltham and immediately right sign posted Shirrell Heath/Swanmore/New Place. Our entrance is on the left.
    By Train – (1hr) London Waterloo – Southampton Parkway
    (NB Fareham Station is ten minutes from the venue.)
    There are taxi ranks at both stations.


    By Air
    Southampton Airport is 10 miles.
    Car Charging
    New Place now has electric car charging facilities for up to 3 vehicles
    (2 Tesla points + 1 universal charging point)
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