Welcome to our beautiful venue in the heart of the New Forest

Nestled amidst the picturesque New Forest, Minstead Lodge provides a historic yet inspiring backdrop for weddings, special events, and business gatherings.

As part of local charity Minstead Trust, every event booked at the Lodge contributes to their vital work in supporting people with learning disabilities achieve greater independence and live happier and healthier lives.

Our team look forward to welcoming you and making your special occasion truly memorable.

As you approach, be mindful of the free-roaming animals that grace the New Forest landscape. For more information, please see the New Forest Code.

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We love this beautiful set up from Kathryn & Adam' We love this beautiful set up from Kathryn & Adam's wedding breakfast ✨
Did you know Minstead Lodge is 192 years old? Orig Did you know Minstead Lodge is 192 years old? Originally built in 1832, the Lodge still stands with many of its original features, including our oak door, stunning oak-paneled rooms, and grand staircase.

Today, Minstead Lodge is the home of local charity, Minstead Trust. The Trust uses the Lodge to provide training in hospitality and catering for people with learning disabilities, who also tend the Victorian walled vegetable garden to provide fresh seasonal vegetables for conference lunches. The Trust as a whole supports more than 300 people throughout Hampshire and Dorset and also runs social enterprises @hangerfarmarts and @furzey_gardens.

With every event booked here at the Lodge going towards the vital work Minstead Trust does, we are proud to host weddings, conferences, and events. The income from these events supports the Trust’s work to help more people with learning disabilities live independent and fulfilled lives.

Celebrate your special occasions with us and make a difference! Contact us today to start planning your dream wedding!

📞 023 8066 7683
✉️ weddings@minsteadtrust.org.uk
or DM us and a member of the team will get back to you asap.
Our foxgloves are blooming 🌸 Our foxgloves are blooming 🌸
The first look ✨ Photographer @robingoodladpho The first look ✨ 

Photographer @robingoodladphotography
Florist @willowandwisps
Dress @brownsoftotnes
One of the many stunning outdoor features around t One of the many stunning outdoor features around the Lodge. An ideal outdoor ceremony location or a beautiful space for photos 🤍

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Not long now until our Wedding Showcase ✨ We'r Not long now until our Wedding Showcase ✨ 

We're thrilled to announce our list of trusted local suppliers who will be exhibiting this Sunday...

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@weddings_ruthmundy 
@jlawrence_photo 
@christchurchbridalhairmakeup 
@elmsleighcakes1 
@kjdesigns_2023 
@csr_falconry 
@vibrantforest 
@martinbellphotography
@wyrdspirits
@corbinsfloristltd 
@weddingstorytellerco 
@hampshireeventdjs 
@thewessexcelebrant 
@katherine_and_her_camera 
@brockiceabbie 
@southcoastmarquees 

For more information about the event, to RSVP, and to book a private guided tour around our venue, please visit the link in our bio!

We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Want to experience the tranquillity of Minstead Lo Want to experience the tranquillity of Minstead Lodge for yourself? 🌺
Join us on 12th May for our Wedding Showcase and immerse yourself in the beauty of our venue. Explore the charming grounds and speak with our recommended local suppliers to help  you envision your special day.

Visit the link in our bio to let us know you'll be coming or book a private guided tour.

We look forward to welcoming you!
Dreaming of a picturesque countryside wedding? 🤍

Nestled amidst stunning blooms, Minstead Lodge provides a historic yet inspiring backdrop for your wedding. Being part of Minstead Trust, a local charity supporting over 300 people with learning disabilities, adds an extra layer of meaning to your celebration with every event booked at the Lodge contributing to their vital work.

Contact our team today for more information and to arrange a viewing:

📞 023 8066 7683
✉️ weddings@minsteadtrust.org.uk
or DM us and a member of the team will get back to you asap.
Minstead lodge really is a hidden treasure within the New Forest. I fell in love with it the moment I saw it.
Jennie Derwin
Bride - Nov 2019
Minstead Lodge is a beautiful venue - only a short hop from major routes but you instantly feel as though you are in the peaceful heart of the New Forest.
Claire Sutton
Minerva Marketing
The team at the Lodge created such a special, memorable day at such a difficult time. I really can not recommend this venue highly enough... we will be back.
Nell Giles
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