Civil Weddings Ceremonies and Partnerships

If you are looking for a special wedding venue not only for your wedding reception, but also for your civil wedding ceremony, then you have come to the right place.

Our contemporary town hotel, BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge located in Lyndhurst, has three licensed rooms, perfect for civil wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships or commitment ceremonies of between 60 and 150 wedding guests.

Special wedding ceremonies, Forest Lodge Hotel in the New Forest, Hampshire

Our civil ceremony rooms

For your ceremony choose from the Forest Room function suite, stylishly decorated in keeping with the Georgian origins of the hotel. The Forest Room suite can hold up to 150 wedding guests and feautures neutral decor, beautiful chandeliers, and opens out onto the courtyard gardens. 

The Glasshouse is a modern addition to the hotel, with wooden floors and retro chandelier, and is licensed for up to 90 wedding guests.

During the summer months, we are also able to have blessings in the landscaped gardens (subject to weather of course!).

Booking your Ceremony at Forest Lodge Hotel

Our friendly team are here to help you and they can give you advice on when best to book the Superintendent Registrar. For New Forest wedding ceremonies, you can contact the Registrar’s office on 0845 603 5637 or by email on

For more information on civil ceremonies

To find out more about holding your civil wedding ceremonies, civil partnerships and commitment ceremonies at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel, download a wedding brochure, visit us on one of our wedding open days, or make an appointment with one of our team for a private tour of the hotel.

For those wanting to book a civil ceremony in the New Forest this year, you may want to view our Forest Lodge Hotel wedding offers page.

Planning your big day? Check out our wedding offers to see if we have something to suit you and your budget.

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