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  • Coleford,
  • Gloucestershire,
  • GL16 7EL.
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Weddings

Country wedding hotel venue in The Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

The Speech House Hotel has become synonymous as a wedding Hotel Venue in Gloucestershire with its hosting of classic and unique individual tailored country weddings .. Set in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean it makes the idyllic setting for your special day.​

Our enviable location, superb reception rooms, delicious food, friendly and attentive staff all combine to make your wedding day a truly memorable one.​

We pride ourselves on the experience we have gained over the years, and the high levels of service we consistently provide.​

We are dedicated to ensuring that absolutely every detail is covered. From planning table layouts and menus, to providing guidance on wedding etiquette – our dedicated team is here to advise and assist you at all times.​

The wedding brochure is designed to provide you with all the information that you need to organise your country wedding. Allow us to take care of you and ensure that your big day is just as you want it to be with the promise of many lasting, happy memories.​

DOWNLOAD OUR WEDDING BROCHURE

 

If you would like to find out more information on weddings at The Speech House, contact us on 01594 822607 or email info@thespeechhouse.co.uk

WEDDING PACKAGES

Wedding Packages

The following wedding services are included within your package;

    • Option to consult with our head chef to tailor your wedding menu and requirements.
    • A member of the management team to co-ordinate your perfect day.
    • Silver cake stand and knife.

Your co-ordinator can also advise or arrange the following additional services at your request;

    • A drinks package or advice on the wine list.
    • Evening entertainment and bands.
    • Flower arrange.ments to match your colour requirements.
      Photographers.
SAPPHIRE WEDDING PACKAGE 2017

SAPPHIRE WEDDING PACKAGE 2017

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR 60 GUESTS AT AN ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE OF: £4385.00

WEDDING CEREMONY
Use of the Verderers Court for your wedding ceremony.

WELCOME DRINKS
To welcome you both as a married couple, during the photos.

ROOM HIRE
Use of the marquee for your wedding breakfast and evening party.

WEDDING BREAKFAST
A three course meal chosen from the Sapphire package Menu.

TABLE WINE
Twenty bottles of house wine to accompany your wedding breakfast.

TOAST WINE
A glass of sparkling wine for toasting during your speeches.

EVENING BUFFET
One cover of our light buffet for each of your guests or alternatively a selection of bacon baps and sausage baps.

DISCO
Our house DJ for your evening party.

  • All packages can be upgraded to tailor make your perfect day.
  • Extra guests will be charged at normal brochure prices.
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Normal terms and conditions apply.
  • Wedding date must be within 6 months of booking.
CHRYSTAL WEDDING PACKAGE 2017

Chrystal Wedding Package

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR 60 GUESTS DURING LATE AFTERNOON AND UP TO 200 GUESTS IN THE EVENING AT AN ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE OF: £3150.00

WEDDING CEREMONY
Use of the Verderers Court for your wedding ceremony from 4.00pm.

WELCOME DRINKS
To welcome you both as a married couple, during the photos.

CANAPES
A choice of six canapés from your brides book.

ROOM HIRE
Use of the marquee for your speeches and evening party.

TOAST WINE
A glass of sparkling wine for toasting during your speeches.

EVENING BUFFET
A hog roast for up to 200 guests including stuffing and apple sauce.

DISCO
Our house DJ for your evening party.

  • All packages can be upgraded to tailor make your perfect day.
  • Extra guests will be charged at normal brochure prices
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers. Normal terms and conditions apply.
  • Wedding date must be within 3 months of booking or midweek.
EMERALD WEDDING PACKAGE 2017

EMERALD WEDDING PACKAGE 2017

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR 60 GUESTS AT AN ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE OF: £5485.00

WEDDING CEREMONY
Use of the Verderers Court for your wedding ceremony

WELCOME DRINKS
To welcome you both as a married couple, during the photos.

APPETISERS
Olives, nuts and crisps for your guests to nibble along with their welcome drinks.

ROOM HIRE
The use of the marquee for your wedding breakfast and evening party.

WEDDING BREAKFAST
A three course meal chosen from Menu B.

TABLE WINE
Thirty bottles of house wine to accompany your wedding breakfast.

TOAST WINE
A glass of sparkling wine for toasting during your speeches.

EVENING BUFFET
One cover of our finger buffet for each of your guests.

DISCO
Our house DJ for your evening party.

BRIDAL SUITE
The perfect end to a perfect day!

  • All packages can be upgraded to tailor make your perfect day.
  • Extra guests will be charged at normal brochure prices.
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Normal terms and conditions apply.
  • Wedding date must be within 6 months of booking.
WEDDING ACCOMMODATION

Wedding Accommodation

The Speech House Hotel is ideal if you are looking for a country wedding venue in Gloucestershire.

Whether it's a small family affair or a grand social occasion, we feel that the Speech House Hotel with its idyllic situation in the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, will make a superb Wedding venue for your special day.

  • A Civil Marriage Ceremony can be held in our famous and historic Verderer’s Court in which we can seat 65 guests for a wedding ceremony and 50 for a wedding breakfast. Up to 120 guests may be seated in a garden marquee for a wedding reception, with up to 200 for the evening.
  • Experienced staff will be available to guide you through the day
  • Wine Lists and wedding menu selectors are available with a wide selection of reception drinks to choose from. These may be taken in our Orangery which opens out on to the Hotel gardens.
    You can choose to have a private bar which may be charged to the wedding account or served on a cash basis
  • Overnight accommodation is available at the Speech House for wedding guests, subject to availability. Discounts available for 10 rooms or more. Stay a second night and get, subject to availability, up to 50% off your second night room rate.

Discount for weekday and Sunday weddings are also on offer

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Booking Details

All bookings are accepted in accordance with the following terms and conditions. No variance to these conditions is accepted or implied by any person or employee.

To confirm your booking a non-refundable deposit of £250 is required. All cheques for deposits and final balances should be made payable to "The Speech House Hotel".

Six months before your wedding the balance of the venue fee will become due for payment and is also non-refundable.

Final payment for the food and drink ordered and agreed at your planning meeting will be due for payment three weeks before the wedding. The final number of guests attending must be given to the hotel two weeks prior to the event. This figure or the number of guests on the day, whichever the greater, will be the basis on which the account will be reconciled.

Any additional costs incurred by the hotel will be charged for in full in the final balance statement after your day.

To comply with fire regulations we are unable to accept unprotected naked flames within the Speech House. Candles are acceptable if they are enclosed within a non-flammable container.

This web page is for guidance only, products and prices may vary by the time of your event.

All prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.

Cancellation Terms

Where there is a cancellation no refund will be made on payments already received. If the final invoice is not already settled a cancellation charge as per the following timescale will apply.

8 weeks prior = 25% of total estimated bill

6 weeks prior = 50% of total estimated bill

4 weeks prior = 75% of total estimated bill

2 weeks prior = 100% of total estimated bill

You are recommended to take some form of insurance to cover this eventuality.

YOUR GUIDE TO COSTS AT THE SPEECH HOUSE for 2017

YOUR GUIDE TO COSTS AT THE SPEECH HOUSE for 2017

WEDDING BREAKFAST

The traditional format of a wedding breakfast for 60 guests, based on menu A, is shown below along with this years prices.

Welcome drinks
60 @ £4.25.................................... £255.00

Three course wedding breakfast
60 @ £29.50................................... £1770.00

House wine
30 @ £16.50..................................... £495.00

Toast wine
12 @ £22.50....................................... £ 270.00

Evening buffet 60 @ £14.75 £ 885.00

Total £3675.00 + Venue

 

PACKAGES

We offer varying formats and packages from £3150 for 60 guests or alternatively tell us your budget and we will endeavour to tailor make your own personal package. (Please note the below packages must be booked within 6 months of your wedding day)

Chrystal Package .......................... £3150.00

Sapphire Package ......................... £4385.00

Emerald Package ........................... £5485.00

Diamond Package .......................... £6300.00

 

VENUE CHARGES

Our venue hire remains the same regardless of season although prices are reduced from Sunday to Monday.

Verderers Court for ceremony or reception up to 50 with no evening party
Monday – Thursday £115 Friday and Sunday** £230 Saturday £345

Verderers Court for ceremony and reception up to 50 with no evening party
Monday – Thursday £230 Friday and Sunday** £460 Saturday £695

Carolean for ceremony and/or reception up to 20 with no evening party
Monday – Thursday £115 Friday and Sunday** £180 Saturday £230

Marquee for reception, evening party and disco
Monday – Thursday £695 Friday and Sunday** £1040 Saturday £1345

(Please note the charges for the court are waived when using the marquee)

 

Orangery exclusive use for welcome drinks and canapés
Monday – Thursday £245 Friday and Sunday** £300 Saturday £395

 

** Classed as Saturday on Bank Holiday weekends.