Licensed and approved to hold civil ceremonies, Whitemead Forest Park provides a unique and spectacular location for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Nestled amid the enchanting ancient woodland of the Forest of Dean in the historic village of Parkend, Whitemead boasts breath-taking views over 33 acres of stunning private grounds.
Whitemead is one of the best kept secrets of the Forest of Dean with the experience and facilities to exceed every dream of your special day. With an onsite events coordinator and team of professional and attentive staff, we work hard to deliver the finest hospitality with attention to detail, to ensure treasured memories for you and your guests.
- Fully licensed and approved to hold civil ceremonies, saving your guests travelling between venues and maximising the time you spend with family, friends and loved ones on your special day.
- Tailor-made wedding packages to suit your individual tastes and requirements.
- Catering from 20 to 180 guests perfect for intimate gatherings or larger celebrations.
- Complimentary Wedding night accommodation for the happy couple.
- Flexible accommodation packages for your guests in over 90 accommodation units, with camping and caravanning pitches also available.
- Onsite health and beauty spa.
- Complimentary chair covers and chair sashes in your chosen colour with all booked ceremonies.
- Centrepiece and room decorations available to hire onsite.
- Complimentary list of local providers including photographers, florists, cake makers, transport, hair stylists and make-up artists.
- Free onsite parking for the convenience of you and your guests.
- Free children’s play areas to keep younger guests entertained.
Celebrate your special day in the heart of the Forest of Dean
Whether you have a small or large wedding in mind, our function room, The Venue can hold five separate sized suites giving you the ability to create a truly intimate space or a generously elegant space.
- Lyd Suite
- Wye Suite
- Severn Suite
- Two Rivers Suite (Lyd & Wye Suites)
- Three Rivers Suites (Lyd, Wye & Severn Suites.)
With our decorated partitions of beautiful, picturesque woodland scenes, your ceremony or wedding breakfast will be as memorable to your guests as it will be to you. Even if the weather isn’t on your side this will also make a stunning backdrop for your photos.
From prices as low as £2,995 for 50 day guests and 80 evening guests to include:
- Ceremony Room Hire and set up for 50 guests including crisp white table linen, chair covers with sashes in your chosen colour.
- Arrival drink for 50 guests.
- 3 Course wedding breakfast for 50 guests including, room hire, crisp white table linen, napkins, chair covers and sashes in your chosen colour and background music.
- Table Wine (White, Red or Rose).
- Sparkling Toast Wine for 50 guests.
- Dj and room hire for the evening.
- Evening Buffet for 80 guests.
We can tailor packages to suit all budgets without missing any of the essentials that make the perfect wedding day. Specialising in Sunday to Thursday Weddings with some Friday dates available.
Contact Whitemead Forest Park today for your quote!
Call 01594 560400