YOUR COUNTRY HOUSE WEDDING VENUE NESTLED IN THE FOREST OF DEAN, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
The Speech House Hotel is a former 17th-century hunting lodge set in the heart of the idyllic Royal Forest of Dean. Nestled in the centre of a tranquil forest environment, The Speech House Hotel is independently owned and offers the perfect combination of original charm and modern hotel and wedding venue facilities.
Here at The Speech House, we’re always delighted to help turn your ideas for your dream day into a reality.
As a former historic hunting lodge, The Speech House Hotel offers you a stylish country house wedding venue. Nestled in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, the venue is conveniently located only 45 minutes from Bristol, Cheltenham and Gloucester, making it an idyllic location for your wedding day.
YOUR WEDDING DAY
Catering for small and intimate weddings, traditional weddings with a modern twist, and large weddings and big evening receptions – The Speech House Team will take you through the options to make your dreams come to life.
Our wedding team will take care of all the finer details that go into creating a relaxed and enjoyable day for you and your guests – from helping you pick the most suitable function room, table layout, and delicious food and drinks, right through to introducing known suppliers for those personal finishing touches. We’ll make sure your day goes smoothly from start to finish, so you can relax and soak up every precious moment.
The hotel has 35 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, several with impressive antique master four-poster beds. For dining, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Relax in the informal Orangery and enjoy a tasty lunch, traditional Afternoon Tea or light supper. Or visit Verderers’, our AA Rosette à la carte restaurant, and indulge in a fine dining experience, under the creative guidance of our Head Chef Gareth Jenkins.
Step outside and take in the breathtaking surrounding scenery – ideal for exploring with the dog, finding a pretty picnic spot or challenging yourself to more adventurous activities. Whether you’re visiting for dinner, staying for a few days or filling the hotel with friends and family attending your wedding, a warm welcome always awaits.