Wedding Receptions at Forest Lodge 

Situated on the outskirts of Lyndhurst, overlooking the New Forest golf course, our Georgian contemporary town hotel, BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge is the perfect venue for both your civil ceremony and your wedding reception in the New Forest.  

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Our wedding reception rooms

You can choose from the Forest Room, with it's beautiful chandeliers, modern decor and doors opening out to the courtyard garden, or the contemporary Glasshouse Restaurant for your wedding reception.

With space for up to 90 wedding guests for a sit down breakfast, and 150 for an evening reception, the Forest Room benefits from direct access to the boutique Forest Bar.

The Glasshouse is perfect for a more intimate reception, accommodating up to 55 wedding guests. Awarded with 2 AA Rosettes, the locally inspired dishes will be sure to impress your guests!

Wedding packages

Choosing a wedding reception venue that best suits your needs is just the first step in the wedding planning. We know that organising your wedding can be overwhelming at times, so we have put together a number of wedding packages that you can choose from, or to provide you with some ideas. All of these include:

  • A three course wedding breakfast with drinks package of your choice
  • Room hire for your wedding breakfast
  • An overnight stay for the bride and groom in one of our four poster bedrooms
  • Special accommodation rates for your guests
  • Red carpet
  • Cake stand and knife

To find out more about our wedding reception packages, download our wedding packages pack.

Bespoke wedding receptions

If you have something in mind, or would like to try something different for your wedding reception, our friendly team are happy to create something bespoke, just for your day, to match your budget. For some suggestions, download our bespoke wedding packages pack, or make an appointment to meet one of our team.

For more information on our wedding venues:

To find out more about holding your wedding reception at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel, download a 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. Alternatively, email us on or call 0800 44 44 41.

We are sure you have a key month in mind for your New Forest wedding reception, so make sure you also visit New Forest Hotels wedding availability planner to see if BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge is available for your special date.

For those getting married in the New Forest this year, you may want to view 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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