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The Montagu Arms Hotel tel:01590 612324 Web
The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire. SO42 7ZL
Our luxury wedding venue is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests and we can accommodate up to 130 guests for your evening reception plus 100 people for your wedding breakfast.

Stanwell House Hotel tel:01590 677123
14-15 High Street, Lymington SO41 9AA

Stanwell House is licensed for civil marriages. The ceremony takes place in our conservatory, an elegant room with old York flagstones, rattan chairs and comfortable sofas smothered in cushions. Capacity of 80 seated. Garden Marquee based weddings are by special arrangement and are subject to a full hotel booking or certain time restrictions.
Pylewell Park tel:01590 673010
South Baddesley SO41 5SJ

Marquees for up to two hundred and fifty people can be erected on the lawn in front of the house with bespoke catering and entertainment provided. The quaint church of St Mary, in South Baddesley is next to the Pylewell Estate and is barely minutes from the house. The creation of a 'Bridal Suite' in the house offers a couple something of a fairytale start to their honeymoon. For photography, there are walks in the Rhododendrons by the lake, or in any of a multitude of special places within the hundred acre pleasure gardens.
Weddings in the Wood tel:02380 284401
The New Forest Outdoor Centre, Emery Down, Lyndhurst SO43 7GA

Where more magical than our Carpenter’s Barn, hidden amongst the trees of a private woodland estate, Minstead Manor to host your wedding reception? The barn can accommodate around about 100 guests for a sit down meal but if you are planning something on a larger scale we can erect a marquee on the rear deck to extend the covered space. Further marquees can be put up on the lawn. After the wedding feast, the tables and chairs can be cleared to the sides to create a huge dance floor. You can hire a band or a dj to play in the barn - perfect for country dancing and we can even arrange bales of straw for seating! We have a licensed bar, a large fire circle and bbq facilities. There are lawns for entertainment and a meandering trail through the ancient woodland.
Choosing a wedding venue

Accessibility - Is the venue wheelchair accessible? Are there stairs to climb? Is it safe for children? Do they provide appropriate seating for the elderly and young children?

Changing rooms - Are there rooms for the bride, groom etc. to change and relax?

Decor - Does the decor suit your style of wedding?

Drinks - Do they have a license? Can you to bring your own drink? (usually cheaper)

Entertainment - Is there room for a band and dancing? Does the venue have a sound system or will that need to be rented?

Facilities - Do they have adequate coat check and bathroom facilities?

Food - If you are having in-house catering service, take a tour of the kitchen to check whether food is prepared in a clean and safe environment and test some samples before placing your order for the menu. Do they have a limitation on which outside caterers you can use?

Hidden costs - Are there any hidden costs? read the contract carefully. What are the overtime charges? Are table linen, flowers, place cards and other decorations included in the price?

Limitations - Do they stipulate no loud music after a certain time. Do they allow confetti or candles. Are there limits on the decorations you’d like to use? Are food and drinks limited to only certain areas?

Location - Is the venue convenient to arrive by public transport.

Parking - How close is the parking to the venue? Are there extra charges for parking?

Payment - Is there a payment schedule? What deposit is required? What is the cancellation policy?

Photographs - Are there good locations on the grounds to take photographs?

Venue staff - Who will be managing the venue on the day of your wedding? Can you meet them? Are the staff experienced and professional?

Weather - If any outdoor areas are involved, are there any backup plans for rain.