Perfect for Weddings - BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel

Perfect for Weddings
west retford hotel
18 th century manor house
congr atulations
On Your Engagement and
Forthcoming Wedding
With Our Compliments...
Best Western West Retford Hotel is an
elegant 18th century Georgian manor
house set in nearly 5 acres of beautifully
landscaped gardens. The perfect backdrop
for your photographs, it will bring your
wedding dreams to life.
When you book your wedding celebration with
us your package will include the following items
completely free of charge:
• Red carpet welcome
• Master of ceremonies to guide you
through the day
We understand that you and your partner envisage
a truly perfect and individual day, whether you are
looking to celebrate your wedding with a lavish
party or are thinking of a more intimate affair.
• Use of a cake stand & knife
• Flower arrangement for your top table to
co-ordinate with your theme
Every couple is special to us; our team of specialist
wedding co-ordinators look forward to guiding
you through all the stages of planning your special
day and will help you choose from a selection of
excellent menus. Our dedicated staff will take care
of absolutely everything on the day and our
exceptional hospitality will delight your guests.
Leave all the finer details to us - just relax and
enjoy your big day to the full.
• Finest quality linen tablecloths and napkins
• Use of the picturesque grounds for
wedding photographs
• The services of one our specialist wedding
• Preferential accommodation rates for
your guests
• Accommodation cards for you to send to
your guests
• Complimentary standard bedroom for the happy
couple (upgrades to our bridal suites are available)
How to Book
Arrange to meet with one of wedding co-ordinators
to discuss your ideas and available dates for your
perfect day.
Perfect for
Function Rooms
and Suites
Civil Ceremonies & Partnerships
The Shelley Suite
All of our suites and our outdoor pagoda are licensed
for civil marriages and civil partnerships.
This magnificent ballroom or suite with its ornate
ceilings, low hung chandeliers, oil paintings and
two fabulous bay windows offers a feeling of sheer
opulence. The room opens out on to our beautifully
landscaped gardens.
Arrangements will need to be made by yourself with Retford
Registry Office - 01777 708 631.
It is a stunning room that seats up to 160 for the
wedding breakfast and up to 250 guests for the
evening reception. Equipped with its own bar,
air-conditioning and dance floor, the Shelley Suite
offers privacy in stylish surroundings.
The Pagoda
Imagine the most extravagant and romantic outdoor
ceremony. Be greeted by your husband to be, waiting
for you inside a most stunning Pagoda, licensed for
outdoor ceremonies. Lighting and music are fitted
beneath the dome and the garden pathway is the
grandest of aisles for you to walk down. One of our
function suites or a marquee is used in conjunction
with ceremonies in the Pagoda for hosting the wedding
breakfast (for the ceremony itself in case of bad weather).
The Grove Suite
This elegant room provides a more informal and
relaxed atmosphere. Situated on the first floor it has
superb views over the hotel gardens. The Grove Suite
can seat up to 70 guests for the wedding breakfast
and up to 120 guests for the evening reception.
Perfect for
The Rufford Suite
This luxurious room positioned on the first floor has
unrivalled views over the hotel grounds. The Rufford
Suite has a Georgian bay window with heavy draped
curtains. Its half panelled walls are complemented
by a central chandelier and decorative ceiling - a
delightful room seating up to 30 guests.
The most versatile of arrangements would be your
own personalised marquee placed in the stunning
hotel grounds. A marquee would be exclusive to you
and your guests and can seat between 100 and 250
guests for a wedding breakfast.
The Welbeck & Byron Suite
The Welbeck Suite is ideal for a more intimate
ceremony for up to 30 guests followed by a wedding
breakfast served in our beautiful Byron Suite.
Perfect for
the perfect venue
for all seasons
The hotel gardens make a beautiful backdrop for
your wedding photographs in spring, summer,
autumn and winter. The fresh colours of spring
give way to the vibrant summer colours followed
by the mellow tones of autumn and winter.
The gardens feature an array of photographic
opportunities including the ornate Chiltern
sandstone steps and antique bandstand.
Meander along the bridal path, through the clematis
arch admiring the spring borders and the azalea
beds. The fabulous tulip tree which flowers in late
spring makes a magnificent photograph.
In winter the hotel is elegantly decorated with
festive wreaths and trees, with a warm glow from
the chandeliers, making it the perfect winter venue.
Perfect for
The Dukeries Bridal Suite
Many thanks for your help, support and
encouragement throughout the planning of our
wedding and on the day itself. We thoroughly
enjoyed it and so did all our guests’
A luxurious Georgian bedroom with rich decoration
and period furniture, a spacious lounge area and
for abit of luxury, a six foot four poster bed. The
bathroom has a large mood lit bath, twin sinks and
a double walk in shower. Complimentary his and
hers dressing gowns and slipper packs and a
champagne breakfast are included in your night’s
stay, making this the perfect end to your perfect day.
Jill & Stuart McCarthy - Retford
Cottage Room
Good service, beautiful setting, what more
could we have asked for!
J E Towler - Doncaster
The Cottage Room
Originally part of the stables to the manor house, this
newly refurbished suite boasts a king size sleigh bed
dressed with Savoy bed linen and luxurious fabrics.
The intimate mood lighting and low ceiling make
this room a romantic haven for your wedding night.
Bridal Suite
Guests to your wedding will receive preferential
overnight accommodation rates. Double, twin or
family rooms are available.
Standard Room
Thank you for all your hard work to ensure
our wedding day was a magical one
Helen & Lee Ruff - Worksop
Perfect for
countdown to
your Special day
12 to 18 Months to go:
Two to Four Months to go:
Decide the date of your wedding
Send out your invitations
Make a provisional booking with your hotel
Choose your wedding rings
Book church or civil ceremony
Confirm your venue - Make an appointment
with your wedding co-ordinator
Book photographer and/or videographer
Book cars or any other transport
Order invitations and stationery
Decide on bridesmaids, best man and
ushers to help you plan your special day
Order wedding cake
Six Months to go:
Choose your wedding dress and accessories
Choose complementing bridesmaid dresses
Once you have decided on the theme and
colour, it’s time to pick your flowers for both
your bouquet and for the reception
Six Weeks to go:
The bridegroom traditionally arranges hire of
suits for best man, ushers and fathers
Confirm all travel arrangements and
hotel bookings
Choose presents for Bridesmaids
Choose Favours and Gifts for guests
who have helped
Amend your guest list using invitation replies
Make your appointment to confirm details at
the hotel - menus and drinks packages
Make hairdressers/beauty salon appointments
Perfect for
Three Weeks Before:
Confirm final number of guests to the hotel
Give florist total number of button holes
and addresses to be delivered
Confirm details with photographer, car hire etc
Write thank you letters for presents as they
arrive and make a note of ‘who sent what’
for future reference
Final fittings for wedding dress
Final balance to be settled with the hotel
One Week Before:
On the Day:
Practise make up and hair styles
Meet with best man, bridesmaids and
ushers to finalise arrangements
Relax, sit back and allow yourself to
be pampered
Perfect for
Clive Miller
Photogr aphy
of Retford
Let me capture your perfect day as it unfolds.
Relaxed and informal.
Trust your local professional.
No pressure.
Call 01777 709 502
Truly Scrumptious
Cakes made for all occasions.Traditional, contemporary and novelty wedding
cakes. Homemade cakes and cookie favours. Made using fresh ingredients
and designed to co-ordinate with the style of your wedding.
For a free consultation, please contact Lynn on
07929 768 722 or e-mail [email protected]
Perfect for
Fabulous Flowers
Each wedding to us is a unique occasion, as we know how important it is that
the wedding flowers complement and enhance all aspects of the day.
At Fabulous Flowers the design team will bring the FAB factor to your special day.
telephone 01777 704 726 or 07977 898 960
email [email protected] or visit
White RoseOccasions
Bespoke Chair Cover Hire & Full Venue Dressing Service
Please contact Janette on 01302 344 844 or visit
Perfect for
Wedding Belles
Relax in our warm and friendly atmosphere and take
your time to choose the gown of your dreams
Victoria House 13 Church Street Armthorpe Doncaster DN3 3AD tel 01302 831 107
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Special Flowers For Your Special Day
Creating stunning, innovative, beautifully designed
and professionally presented wedding flowers.
Using the best quality fresh flowers from all over the
world, whatever your taste in flowers, from traditional
to contemporary, your chosen flowers for your day
will be a memorable one. A relaxed and informal
consultation is available to discuss your ideas
and provide inspiration where needed.
Tel: 01777 818 284 Mobile: 07969 746 961
Email: [email protected]
P e r fe c t f or
Dining Resting Relaxing Celebrating Meeting
t: 01777 706 333 e: [email protected]
Perfect for
DN22 7XG
24 North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 7XG
t: 01777 706 333 f: 01777 709 951
e: [email protected]
Photographs by Clive Miller tel: 01777 709 502