Set in 25 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds, Chartridge Lodge offers a peaceful retreat while just a 5 minute drive from the centre of Chesham in Buckinghamshire.
Originally a private house dating from the beginning of the last century, the Lodge was transformed in the 1960s when it became the dedicated training centre for the British Overseas Airlines Corporation, a forerunner of British Airways.
The venue's 150 free car parking spaces ensure that your arrival is hassle free and a warm welcome awaits you at reception. All 57 bedrooms are en suite and have tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, trouser press as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the venue.
From a private dinner in the oak panelled library to an informal meal from our tasty menu whilst watching the latest football match in the bar, there will be an option that's perfect for you.
Chartridge Lodge was originally a country house dating back to the early 1900s and has maintained the tasteful period features in many of its reception rooms.
Set in 25 acres of Buckinghamshire parkland at the heart of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Chartridge Lodge has proved popular for both grand gatherings and smaller intimate parties, from a simple soiree to civil partnerships and traditional Asian weddings.
We can cater up to 100 guests at a formal wedding breakfast in the elegantly decorated Lodge and 150 for an evening reception in the Orangery, or up to 300 guests during the summer months in our marquee, which is set within our delightful grounds.
Immediately adjacent to the wedding reception rooms of the Lodge are beautiful landscaped gardens, an ideal location to enjoy drinks, also providing a picturesque setting for your wedding photographs.
Whatever your requirements, our experienced wedding co-ordinator will support you every step of the way to ensure you have your perfect day. An event manager will also be on hand on the big day to ensure all runs smoothly and will act as master of ceremonies if required.
Chartridge Lodge is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 90 guests.
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Directions by car:
From the M40
Leave M40 at junction 2 taking A355 to Amersham and continue to Chesham A416. When you reach Chesham, follow signs to Berkhamsted, look out for a park and duck pond on your left, the town Hall on your right. At the next roundabout turn left signposted to Chartridge â€“ if you pass Sainsburys on your right you have gone too far. The Chartridge Conference Centre is approximately 3 miles on the right from this roundabout, past the golf club on the left and the Bell Public House on the right.
From the A41
Take the exit signposted Chesham A416 â€“ follow the signs to Chesham. When you reach Chesham down a steep hill you will see a Total garage on the right. Follow the signs to Amersham A416. At the next roundabout turn right passing Sainsburys on the left. At the next roundabout turn right to Chartridge. The Conference Centre is approximately 3 miles on the right from this roundabout, past the golf club on the left and the Bell Public House on the right.
From the M25 anticlockwise
Exit at Junction 20 for the A41 and follow the directions from A41 above.
From the M1
Leave M1 at junction 8 and follow A414 to Hemel Hempstead. At the two way roundabout follow signs to Aylesbury A41, then continue as the A41 route above.
From the M25 clockwise, Heathrow
Exit M25 at Junction 18. Follow signs to Amersham A404 passing through Little Chalfont. Keep following the signs to Amersham â€“ you will turn right past a BP service station â€“ go to the end of that road, Woodside Road and turn right at the mini roundabout towards Chesham A416. When you reach Chesham follow directions as given above from the M40.
Directions by public transport:
The nearest mainline station is Amersham, via the Metropolitan line from Baker Street or Chiltern Line from Marylebone. Chartridge is approximately 15 minutes by taxi - readily available in the station forecourt.
The nearest underground station is Chesham â€“ 5 minutes by taxi. You will need to change at Chalfont and Latimer for Chesham.
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