The Perfect Wedding Venue in Nottingham

Turn your dreams into reality at Bestwood Lodge.  The beautiful, historic country house wedding venue with its period architecture and impressive interiors create a stunning backdrop for your special day.  Exchange your wedding vows in the neo-gothic chapel and celebrate with your nearest and dearest in the elegant Ballroom or other fine function rooms.

Delicious Dining

Our chefs are passionate about food and are experienced in delivering high quality food for parties large and small, guests are assured of the very best ingredients, locally sourced where possible, and cooked to perfection.

Perfect Photography

The unique interior and the surrounding parkland provide many stunning backgrounds for the precious photographs that will be your souvenir of your special day. 

Take the First Step

Whether you are planning a grand-scale, formal affair or an intimate and relaxed ceremony with close friends and family, our dedicated Wedding Coordinators are on hand throughout the planning process to ensure that your dream day turns into a reality. Contact the Wedding Team on 0115 920 3011, complete the Enquiry Form or email [email protected] to start your exciting journey today.


Our range of suites and function rooms are sure to provide a perfect setting for your reception, whether you are planning a large party of over 100 guests, or a small intimate setting.

The following pages will give you a taste of what we have to offer, but to get a true feeling of the Lodge and its beautiful surroundings, please do arrange to come and visit us.

The Chapel Suite

The hotel is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships. You can have enjoy your whole wedding experience in one unique setting. The Chapel suite with its enchanting minstrels gallery, fireplace and oak panelling provides a wonderfully romantic atmosphere in which you can exchange your vows. The Chapel suite can hold up to 80 guests for a civil ceremony.

The Ballroom

The Ballroom is our largest suite, and can cater for between 70 and 120 guests for a seated wedding breakfast. Fully self contained, the suite boasts air conditioning, a private bar facility and a large patio area overlooking and with direct access to the surrounding parkland. For your evening reception the Ballroom can comfortably accommodate up to 250 guests. Minimum numbers apply for weddings taking place on a Saturday between May and October

The Parkside Restaurant

With its ‘listed’ hand painted gold leaf ceiling and tasteful décor, The Parkside Restaurant ensures a warm and elegant feel. Reception drinks can be taken in the Foyer bar with its Oak panelled walls, grand open log fire and ceiling Cupola, or outside on the terrace overlooking the rose garden and wonderful parkland. The Parkside Restaurant can cater for between 60 and 100 guests for a seated wedding breakfast and up to 150 guests for an evening reception. Minimum numbers apply to weddings taking place on a Saturday between May and October

Chapel, Sherwood, & Conservatory Suites

These intimate rooms when used together can cater for up to 55 people for your Wedding Breakfast, and 150 for your evening reception.

The Drawing Room

For a small intimate wedding reception for up to 18 people the Drawing Room is an ideal room overlooking the Hotel grounds. Reception drinks can be taken in the oak panelled Foyer Bar. This room is perfect for a wedding reception not requiring an evening function.

The Queen Victoria, and other Accommodation

The Queen Victoria is the hotel’s main suite, and offers the very best in luxury, space and furnishings. The Hotel also offers a variety of en-suite rooms covering all your guests’ needs, including doubles, twins, and four poster rooms.

Wedding Enquiry

Thank you for showing an interest in Bestwood Lodge for your wedding. Please fill out the form below or call 0115 930 3011 to speak to our wedding coordinator.

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