Licenced wedding venue Hampshire, the Square Tower at Old Portsmouth
The Lower Hall at the Square Tower, Old Portsmouth.
Wedding photo at the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth with the Spinnaker Tower in the background.
The Square Tower, historic event venue, Old Portsmouth.



The Square Tower has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence honour which recognizes accommodations, attractions, and restaurants that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.


The Square Tower team is always proud to host weddings within it's historic, atmospheric walls, but Pete H believes it is the best wedding venue in Hampshire! You can read his review and others on Trip Advisor. Thanks Pete.

Built in 1494 during the reign of Henry VII, the Square Tower has had a varied history, it was designed as part of the fortifications to protect the rapidly expanding Naval Port.

The tower was also used as the home of the Governor of Portsmouth, a semaphore signalling tower, a provisions store for the Royal Navy and as a gunpowder store.

Open for business.

The Square Tower is fully licenced to stage plays, films, live music and serve alcoholic drinks from 9am to 10pm, seven days a week.

This historic setting is perfect for a wedding, business meetings, product launches, fairs, art exhibitions and workshops. In fact the Square Tower is one of the most popular Hampshire Wedding venues.

The Lower Hall can seat up to 100 people and the Upper Hall can accommodate up to 80 people. Both of these rooms can be configured to suit your particular event.

Please feel free to browse our site and see the range of activities that this historic site can offer. If you do not see the specific event or activity that you are interested in holding, or you want to make an enquiry or merely ask a question, please feel free to contact us by email at we will be pleased to help.

We are passionate that this unique historic venue be used by and opened up to the public as much as possible.

Telephone: 07519 505785

Tea room at the Square Tower, Old Portsmouth

In the press.

Visit our press page to view articles about the Square Tower.

Controls for the Medieval Wedding music written by Andrew Payne