The perfect location for an intimate New Forest Wedding
The Montagu Arms Hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest. A romantic country house dating back to the 17th century, it is the perfect setting for an exclusive, luxury wedding. The building is full of original features, such as beautiful dark beams, oak flooring, old brick fireplaces and paneled rooms; the feeling of authenticity you get when you’re inside is spine tingling.
Renowed for its world class cuisine and charming English gardens, the hotel combines elegance with world class service to make your special day as perfect as possible. The hotel has over 22 luxurious bedrooms and suites, some of which include traditional and romantic ornate four poster beds, so you and your guests can relax in total comfort and privacy. The Montagu Arms Hotel pride themselves on giving world class service with the highest level of attention to detail.
World class cuisine
With Michelin-starred chef, Matt Tomkinson, in charge the only difficulty is in deciding just what to serve for your wedding breakfast – a sumptuous buffet featuring classic favourites or exciting new flavours and dishes? Or a full-blown sit-down with as many courses as you’d like to eat? Whatever you decide the team will make sure it is made from the freshest and best local ingredients that the New Forest and his own kitchen garden can provide.
For brides and grooms with a passion for exceptional cuisine, you might like to consider the Package Gourmande: a seven course 3AA Rosette shared with your closest loved ones will be sure to satisfy your foodie desires. Find out more about the Package Gourmande.
English country garden
The Montagu Arms Hotel has colourful, fragrant, quintessentially English gardens; the hotel grounds provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photography. Over the years, many famous guests have enjoyed the hotel and gardens - from France's General de Gaulle to the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The gardens have a multitude of little paths, hidden corners and beautiful blooms.
Bespoke weddings and exclusive use
The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 90 guests. They can accommodate up to 90 people for your wedding breakfast and 150 guests for your evening reception. Wedding ceremonies and receptions can take place either in the grand Terrace Restaurant with views across the beautiful gardens or in the intimate and cosy Oakwood Room.
The Montagu Arms offer you one of the most precious benefits available in an increasingly hectic world: privacy. Invite your guests to the beautiful country house retreat and make the place completely your own. The doors will be closed to the public and the hotel will become your home for your wedding day, where only your closest friends and family will surround you. Find out more about exclusive private hire.
perfect for small, intimate weddings
The intimate and cosy Oakwood Room boasts parquet flooring, oak paneling and open fireplace. Whatever the time of year, whatever the weather these timeless features mean that even in the depths of winter your wedding will be as beautiful as it is in the warmth of the summer. The setting is perfect for a small, intimate wedding of up to 32 guests. Find out about the small wedding package.
Visit the Montagu Arms Hotel
There are frequent Wedding Open Days at the Montagu Arms Hotel, which are informal events, designed to give you the opportunity to view this traditional and intimate hotel, sip champagne and indulge in canapes.
You can also arrange a personal viewing of The Montagu Arms at a time to suit you where wedding co-ordinator Clara Earp can give you a guided tour and answer any questions you may have. For more information please contact Clara on 01590 612324 or alternatively contact Clara online.