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Last update: November 2023
Bestwood Lodge is a beautiful Nottinghamshire wedding venue. What was formerly a Victorian lodge is now the venue of dreams, perfect for a grand celebration or an intimate occasion. Nestled in the Bestwood Country Park, this setting is defined by roaming acres of land and gorgeous tall woodland features. Historically referenced as a hunting preserve of King Henry I, this location is traditional and timeless. Since the Lodge’s completion in 1863, its gothic style and rustic feel have delighted guests.
Facilities and Capacity
Bestwood Lodge offers the use of its gorgeous function spaces to bring your wedding vision to life. With room for up to 150 guests, you can host the event of your dreams at this beautiful location. At the Foyer Bar, you can welcome your guests with bubbly beverages as they warm up by the open-log fire. The Gothic Chapel is perfect for a civil ceremony or wedding reception. Exposed beams and oak panelling define the room, creating a dreamy aura. The Ballroom has an authentically romantic ambience, characterised by its early Victorian-style interiors. You’ll revel in the high ceilings and large windows, creating an airy and light space. Boasting incredible views of the surrounding grounds, it is the perfect place to celebrate in style. The large terrace is a picture-perfect location, offering itself as the backdrop to your reception drinks. Here, you can toast your nuptials with your loved ones. The Parkside Restaurant is an exquisite dining experience with charming decor and delicious dishes.
The team at Bestwood Lodge offers bespoke services for weddings. They are passionate about creating unique experiences at this elegant location and will work closely with you to tailor the day to your liking. The friendly and cheerful staff will be on hand to ensure every last detail is perfect.
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Food & atmosphere was the best, we coudnt have wished for a better day from start to finish.
The rooms were beautiful, the decorations were spectacular and the DJ rocked. Even when the wind brought a tree down you had everything in hand, the day ran so smoothly and for us it was completely stress free.
Thank you for making our day one that we will remember not only for our wedding but surprising our daughter with a cake for her 13th.
We will definitely recommend your hotel to anyone that would like to hold and event for any reason.
We’ve attached some photos that our guests took and when we have access to the other photos we’ll send you some more.
With the most sincere thanks
Mr & Mrs Walters
The wedding reception was everything we wanted it to be. All the guests were very impressed with the food, the facilities, the staff.
My Husband was speechless when he saw our room for the night. I knew he’d like it.
The day just went so smoothly. We couldn’t have done it without you.
We will definitely come back and have some celebratory days at the hotel. Very happy memories.
Thank you so much Jodie
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Wedding Feedback Mr and Mrs Heavens
Wedding Feedback Mr and Mrs Stone
Mr and Mrs Martin
a) we would get married
b) our guests would have a good time
Think we succeeded on both counts!
The feedback we've had from our guests has been nothing but positive - they all had a great time, and look back with much fondness for the event. The catering was great, and in the right quantities. And thanks for arranging the punchbowls - that seemed to go down really well.
Mr and Mrs Foster Wedding Feedback
Mr and Mrs Smith Wedding Feedback
To be honest we really couldn't think of anything to suggest to improve the day the whole team on the day executed everything perfectly.
We both felt we would like to give a special thanks to Tanya as she was excellent all day she made everything happen as we wanted, another mention to Ben the dj everyone had a great evening, Jodie for being so great at responding and sorting out all our final details quickly and efficiently and a massive thank you to whole team on the day all the bar staff all the waiters and waitresses did a great job.
Accomadation not as we were promised
It was just perfect!
T was just perfect!
you were fantastic what an amazing day
Secondly, nothing was to much trouble on the day.
You are all brill!
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