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Delta Hotels by Marriott Forest of Arden Country Club is a secluded rural wedding venue nestled in Keresley in the West Midlands area of England. The staff invites you to enjoy a romantic escape in 10,000 acres of picturesque woodland, where black fallow deer wander between ancient trees. A four-star property enveloped in natural wonder, this award-winning setting offers gourmet cuisine, luxury treatment, and ample choice in abundance.

Facilities and Capacity

Delta Hotels by Marriott Forest of Arden Country Club is beautifully located between Coventry and Birmingham, making it ideal for destination weddings or immediate honeymoons. Licensed for civil ceremonies, this elegant retreat offers a great choice of settings for the long-awaited 'I dos', including an intimate outdoor space for 50. Inside, the Aylesford Suite is the most versatile offering, capable of transforming from a ceremony site for 130 into a dazzling reception space for 80. If its chic neutral tones and floor-to-ceiling windows weren't enough, the airy suite offers access to a private lake-side terrace. Overlooking the property's signature championship 18th hole, the Arden Suite is a luxurious option that features an exclusive terrace, a private entrance, and a licensed bar. Its sweeping high ceilings and stunning views add to its blank canvas appeal, while its 280 capacity leaves much room to play with. For those who long to savour the country air, the Marquee is a must. Primed for grand entrances, the self-contained setting affords you the utmost privacy for lavish events of up to 350. When it comes time to kick off your dancing shoes, you can retreat to one of 214 bedrooms and look forward to breakfast delivered to your door the morning after.

Services Offered

Delta Hotels by Marriott Forest of Arden Country Club staff is proudly home to award-winning wedding planners, formally recognised for their expertise and coordinating prowess. Under their care, you will receive a wealth of knowledge and guidance to help you finesse the final wedding stages. The venue also specialises in micro weddings, offering inclusive Intimate Wedding Packages that can include:

  • Red carpet arrival
  • A white carpet aisle
  • A champagne toast
  • Three canap茅s per guest
  • On arrival drink per guest
  • A prosecco, Champagne, or gin bar
  • A flower wall
  • Printed menus and place cards

Self Catered Weddings

Here at Forest of Arden we work with a few wedding caterers for self catered weddings. Please contact us to find out more on this.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue Type:

In the Country
Pub or Restaurant
Asian Wedding
Historic
Landmark
Marquees and Tents
Large Hotel
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Ceremony Options:

Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Beautician
Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Confetti Permitted
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Jennifer
Jennifer M. Married on 06/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding 6.4.23 Alyesford suite

We got married here on Thursday Chloe Becky Marcus & Abbie were amazing they made everything just perfect the extra touches and attention to detail were phenomenal. They catered for every need and made our day perfect they are such lovely people and they all work so hard. Thank you for making our dream a reality
Crystal
Crystal T. Married on 02/04/2022
4.6 out of 5 rating

I am so happy with the results!

I had my wedding at the Forest of Arden in early April 2022. There were a few issues at the beggining but Ella took over and organised everything perfectly. She was non-nonsense but was open to different ideas. I am so grateful she came aboard.

We are of Caribean descent and at first we were told they could not have any caribean style food by multiple staff members. However, when Ella stepped into the kitchen, she quickly found a Jamacian staff member who could help us make the menu to our taste. Thankyou so much to them both, they made the wedding perfect. Also, please let its be known to more senior staff members, that you have real talent in your team who can cater to a variety of tastes!
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Julia H. Married on 02/07/2022
4 out of 5 rating

Forest Of Arden

We had the best wedding day there they were very good and our wedding planners were a one and very Professional we would recommend the Forest Of Arden to anybody planning their wedding
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Mrs Married on 09/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We had the best wedding in June

We had the best wedding in June thanks to the incredible team at forest. From start to finish they were amazing and every little thing was thought about! Charlotte, Nicola and Abby went above and beyond to make it so special for us and I couldn鈥檛 recommend this Venue any more!!
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Anonymous Married on 08/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The team at Forest of Arden are exceptional

The team at Forest of Arden are exceptional they went above and beyond to make sure we had a magical day especially since it was a late booking they surpassed our expectations. The venue itself is stunning and immaculate all of our guests commented on how beautiful the hotel and grounds were. Charlotte was our wedding coordinator was in regular contact throughout and made sure we knew the exact details of the days running. She made sure that all the little touches were there and had the patient of a saint when I kept changing my mind. The running of the day by Stefan was fantastic he really is a credit to the FOA, he ensured the day ran smoothly and kept me calm throughout especially since my bridesmaids were late. Special thanks to Tanika who helped me when I had a mini breakdown in the morning as I had made mistakes on the seating plan, she re printed details and made sure everything was correct.
The food was amazing and the rooms were decorated beautifully and all our guest commented that it was one of the best weddings they had been to. Do huge thank you to FOA from Mr & Mrs Ward xx
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Anonymous Married on 08/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

excellent show around of the venue

We decided to book the forest of Arden hotel based upon the excellent show around of the venue by Charlotte, it was upon meeting Charlotte that we truly believed our wedding would be in the right hands and we believed in her that the hotel ticked very box for us in the way of facilities and what they could offer.
We are so pleased to say that they didn鈥檛 disappoint from the moment we had our final wedding appointment and met the lovely abbey who ran our day we knew we was in safe hands.
The day itself we couldn鈥檛 of asked for anymore Abby and her team most certainly delivered everything we had asked for and they exceeded our expectations on the level of service and food.
We had the most amazing day and felt for the first time since we had planned our big day relaxed and that we was in safe hands the day went without any hitches, even though we had a strange start to our ceremony which was our choice they pulled the whole day off seamless.
We are now so pleased we chose this venue and the nicest thing is all of our guests are still raving about our day and saying it鈥檚 the best wedding they have ever been too which to us is the best feedback you could possibly have.
We are recommending the forest of Arden and Charlotte and abbey to all of our friends for there big day.
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Mrs Married on 04/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

we had a 5star service at a good price

We chose the Forest of Arden primarily for it's location and accommodation facilities for any guests wishing to stay overnight and the morning following the wedding it was really nice that an area had been cordoned off just for us and our guests so that we could breakfast together.

I was impressed with our overall cost, we had a 5* service at a good price .... far better value for money that using a 'barn' type venue which charge a fortune just for using the venue and drinks.

Our reception was held in the Aylesford Suite which for 60 daytime guests was intimate without being tight. I didn't want a room with a high ceiling which can seem cold and the Aylesford suite felt very welcoming.
Our evening celebration made use of the adjourning bar, quiet lounge & decking area and accommodated 110 with ease.

The event planning with Charlotte was so easy, she helped and suggested the best way to run our timetable, where to place tables & other items etc and it helped that I used the 'in house' suppliers for certain things. Our pre event meetings were organised and enjoyable, nothing was too much trouble.

Our event coordinator on the day was Suni and he was excellent! He took care of everything and nothing was a problem even when we ran slightly late for the meal, he was polite and welcoming which made us and our guests feel at ease so that we could enjoy our day to the full. Loads of our family & friends who had never been before said what a fantastic venue the Forest of Arden is and that they'd had the best time.
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Anonymous Married on 02/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Charlotte at the forest of arden was amazing

Charlotte at the forest of arden was amazing, from when we reserved the date up the week of the wedding. She was so calm and nothing was too much trouble. Stefan who organised our day was also amazing, he dealt with everything. If something was missing or wrong i would never have known as it was dealt with. All of our guests have said it was the best wedding they have been to and i truely believe that was down to the venue.
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Anonymous Married on 02/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Faye and the team were absolutely brilliant

We came to see Faye to discuss our wedding plans as we didn鈥檛 want a full wedding breakfast she was happy to do an afternoon tea which was perfect. Faye and the team were absolutely brilliant from start to finish. The venue is so beautiful perfect setting for your special day. We also came to celebrate our first anniversary and again the staff couldn鈥檛 do enough to make our first anniversary special. We would strongly recommend the forest of Arden for your special day the venue and the commitment the staff give to you is truly wonderful Faye made sure everything went without any problems. Also can鈥檛 remember the name of the lady who was organising on the day was wonderful. Your staff and the venue deserve the recognition
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Anonymous Married on 02/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Marriott Forest of Arden was an absolute incredibl

Marriott Forest of Arden was an absolute incredible wedding venue! They made our day so special everything was just perfect! Staff listening to everything we wanted and worked so hard on the day to make everything run so smoothly. Charlotte was amazing and was always happy to help, such a lovely lady! We can鈥檛 Thankyou enough for all you have done to make our Wedding day perfect in every single way, Thankyou again :)
Mr & Mrs Evans
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Anonymous Married on 01/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The best day of my life!!!

The best day of my life!!!
I can't put into words on how amazing our special day was. The hotel was amazing and had so many compliments on how beautiful the venue is. The staff were fantastic and like to say a big special thankyou to Faye who guided us through our whole journey to our be day. 100% would recommend to anyone who is about to get married. Xo
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Anonymous Married on 01/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

aye and Charlotte who helped to plan our wedding w

Our wedding day was perfect!

Faye and Charlotte who helped to plan our wedding were fantastic and always there when needed. They had loads of knowledge and ideas, always contacted us when they said they would and we鈥檙e always happy to help. We felt like nothing was too much trouble and that they truly wanted us to have the most magical day.

On the wedding day itself all the staff were brilliant again and we felt like it was all about us!
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Anonymous Married on 01/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We had an amazing wedding day at the Forest of Ard

We had an amazing wedding day at the Forest of Arden. We couldn鈥檛 have asked for a better day. The location is beautiful, and the food for both the meal and evening buffet was absolutely lovely. Our guests commented to us on how excellent they felt the food and service was. A special thanks to Charlotte who went above and beyond to make sure our day was perfect for us. She organised everything to perfection and was always available if we needed to discuss anything. Nothing was too much trouble for her and she made us feel relaxed and confident that our day would be wonderful, and it was. The organisation on the day was excellent and we were very impressed. All the staff were helpful, professional and friendly. A massive thank you to everyone involved, we had the perfect wedding day :)
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Anonymous Married on 01/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Forest of arden is amazing!

Forest of arden is amazing! I really cant fault the service I have had from booking a viewing, them answering my 100 questions to now booking our dream wedding here!
Faye is brilliant at her job and always goes the extra mile to find out every last bit of information we need and we now cant wait to plan our special day with the forest of arden.

The venue, location, views are amazing! We know our photos will be beautiful here and cant wait to continue to plan every last detail.

Huge thank you to Faye!
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Anonymous Married on 26/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Charlotte and the team were excellent

Charlotte and the team were excellent
They looked after us well And guided us through the process
The hotel exceeded our expectations. The food was amazing. The guests were in awe.
We had an amazing day
Thank you
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