Your dream wedding starts here…
Lord Bute has been making fairytale weddings come true for over 20 years. With individual flair and dedication Lord Bute effortlessly combines style, award winning food and personal service with imagination to ensure you enjoy the most unforgettable of days.
Everyone has individual ideas of what they want on their special day; intimate celebrations, stylish receptions and extravagant parties are all options at The Lord Bute. The experience and attention to detail of our team guarantees a truly memorable affair. Our dedicated wedding coordinator will help you make your special occasion as unique as you are; whether you want an intimate celebration or a lavish affair . They will bring their enthusiasm, knowledge and ideas along with their little black book of reputed suppliers to make sure nothing is overlooked so that you can have the wedding you've always dreamed of.
We offer daytime celebrations from 40 to 105 guests and up to 150 for evening receptions and because we know how special your day is we guarantee that yours will be the only wedding reception hosted by us each day. For a truly memorable experience we also offer exclusive use of The Lord Bute for the entire day and night or whole weekend.
We have designed a select range of wedding packages, with no hidden extras, providing exceptional value and peace of mind. And to make your day truly intimate we offer affordable and exclusive use of the whole hotel allowing you and your guests private use of our stunning conservatory, restaurant and rooms for the duration of your celebration.
The Lord Bute lends itself effortlessly to giving you an unforgettable wedding day tailored just for you and your loved one.
Culinary excellence is something the chefs in our award-winning restaurant know all about; combining locally sourced and seasonal ingredients to create a fusion of traditional and modern culinary delights. Bursting with creativity they will tailor your wedding breakfast to your desire, creating a menu that is impressive and delicious.
What makes us truly unique is that we do not require any pre-ordering from your guests, they simply choose what they want from your personally designed menu, on the day.
Not forgetting the all important wedding tipple, The Lord Bute’s cellar offers a fine variety of specially chosen wines to compliment your menu and budget perfectly.
Nestled between the New Forest and the spectacular Dorset coast, the hotel sits in the original grounds of Highcliffe Castle and is just a stones throw from sandy beaches and dramatic cliff tops. Close to the towns of Christchurch, Bournemouth and Lymington Lord Bute is the perfect South Coast choice for an extraordinary wedding.
Step into one of our 13 beautifully appointed bedrooms or suites and surround yourself in luxurious comfort. Stylishly designed, each room is fully equipped with everything you would expect to ensure a blissful sleep the night before, or after, your big day. For your first night you have a choice of two bridal suites located in the 18th Century entrance lodges; the Garden Suite, spacious and elegant with its own private garden and the plush Lord Bute Suite with its canopied bed and separate living room. Which ever you choose, our friendly and professional Lord Bute team will look after you and your guests from the moment you arrive, ensuring your stay is as wonderful as can be.
Offering 5* luxury guest accommodation, award-winning food and impeccable service, our magical location and attention to detail makes use the perfect Dorset Wedding venue.