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The Forest Centre is a modern building set in the heart of the 555 acre Millennium Country Park. With space for up to 65 for wedding breakfast in the Grange Suite and 250 evening guests in the Lakeside View Room, we also have a license to perform your wedding or civil ceremony in our Rectory Room. All spaces have stunning views across the park, and we have ample parking and outdoor space available for marquees if required.
All funds raised go towards the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale, making us the natural choice for your wedding. With our wedding package at £5000 including everything you need for your big day – from the floral display on the top table to the evening buffet and DJ – your wedding won’t cost the earth.
|Minimum guests: 0||Maximum guests: 250|
|Prices: £5000 Wedding Package - includes room hire for daytime and evening, wedding breakfast (with chair covers in colour of choice) for up to 50 guests with arrival drinks, glass of wine and glass of sparkling wine for toast, 10 trio's of weighted balloons (in colour of choice), evening buffet for up to 100 guests and full disco with DJ. Grange Suite - £400 Perfect for Wedding breakfast (Seats up to 65) Rectory Room - £435 Our ceremony room (Seats up to 80) Lakeside View Room - £655 (evening only) (Fits up to 250 guests) Grange Suite (for the daytime function) and Lakeside View Room (for the evening function) - £875||Ceremony/Reception: Reception|
|Outside space: Our 555 acre Country Park with a mixture of lakes, woodlands and open spaces with some stunning opportunities to take wedding photographs.||Accommodation: No|
|Bridal suite: No||Parking: Ample parking Space for 4 coaches Electric car charging posts|
|Licensed bar: Yes||Late licence bar: Yes|
|Disco facilities: Yes||Type of cuisine: Sit down meal £39 per head Buffet from £8.50 per head Sample 3 course Menu includes: fan of melon with raspberry coulis to start, with a choice of roast topside beef or melted stilton and brocilli floret bake with fresh vegetables for main, with chocolate brownie and mint ice cream for dessert. Sample buffet items include: Mini cornish pasties, Indian appetisers with fresh yoghurt and cucumber dip, vegetable crudities, oriental chicken skewers with tangy satay sauce. Gluten free, Vegetarian - whatever your requirements are, let us know!|
|Florist: No||Event planner: Yes|
We have a preferred supplier list who we would be happy to recommend. Including:
DJ and light show starting from £200
Chair covers and bows from £3.00 per chair.
Balloons and favours £POA
Wishing tree from £50.00, depending on the size.
Chocolate fountains from £395.00
Sweet shop from £100.00
Floral arrangements and flowers £POA
Marquees from £3000 (including tables, chairs, heating, lighting, carpet on wooden flooring, dance floor and bar area)
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Directions by car:
From Junction 13 of the M1, follow the A421 towards Bedford, coming off at the Marston Moretaine Junction. Follow both roundabouts towards Marston Moretaine and at the end of Beancroft Road turn left briefly onto Bedford Road before turning right onto Station Road (next to the Co=op). Follow the road around and we are on the left hand side.
Directions by public transport:
Nearest train: Milbrook/Stewartby