Forest Garden unveiled at Hampshire Hotel

Forest Garden unveiled at Hampshire Hotel



Fully licensed ‘Forest Garden’ at Rhinefield House Hotel is new outdoor venue for weddings or civil partnerships. Hire from just £1,500.


Rhinefield House Hotel, a gothic-inspired country mansion in the New Forest, Hampshire, has unveiled the new ‘Forest Garden’, an area of private gardens within the 40 acres surrounding the hotel, providing couples with a stunning outdoor venue for weddings or civil partnerships.

The centrepiece of the ‘Forest Garden’ at Rhinefield House Hotel is the beautifully-designed ‘Doric Temple’, which has been newly licensed for outdoor wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships. The Doric Temple is licensed for six people - the bride and groom, two witnesses and two registrars from Fareham Registrar’s Office – and up to 130 guests can be part of the wedding ceremony.

Ceremony Forest Garden hire is from just £1,500, inclusive of a red carpet, garden chairs and a PA system. Alternatively, for those planning to marry later in the year, Rhinefield House Hotel is offering an autumn/winter package for selected dates in October, November and December 2013, and January, February and March 2014, from just £6,000 for up to 60 guests.

Set in the New Forest National Park, among tall conifers and scented pines, Rhinefield House Hotel is one of the grandest New Forest hotels with 50 bedrooms, a 2 AA Rosette fine dining restaurant, an outdoor pool and a small indoor pool, gym, treatment rooms and a spa pool. Located just over a mile from the main road and close to national train stations, Rhinefield House Hotel is the ideal wedding venue.

For more information on weddings at Rhinefield House Hotel or to book the ‘Forest Garden’ for a ceremony, call 0845 072 7516 or visit the website


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