Minstead Lodge closed: coronavirus update A message from the Minstead Lodge team: Minstead Lodge is closing its doors as a wedding and events venue for the foreseeable future. We have taken this difficult decision to ensure we are supporting nationwide efforts to control the spread of coronavirus and encouraging social distancing in line with Government advice. The health and wellbeing of our staff and visitors is our absolute priority and hosting events is simply not consistent with the responsibility we all have to help restrict the spread of coronavirus. Those who have booked events with us will be contacted soon to discuss their options and anyone due to attend an event at the Lodge should contact their event organiser. Our support services for people with learning disabilities at our New Forest site continue to operate, with extra measures introduced to ensure we are following Government advice. Thank you for your support, stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you to an event at the Lodge in happier times.