Your Surrey Wedding - October/November 2023 (Issue 103)

THE BUSH HOTEL 01252 715 237 | The Bush Hotel has been welcoming guests through its door since 1618. Situated in the heart of historic Farnham and surrounded by the beautiful Surrey Hills, the property boasts many original features, including paintings, fireplaces, historical panelling and timber beams. However, with more modern and opulent design features throughout, The Bush Hotel feels like the perfect blend of old and new. After guests arrive, they will walk through the tranquil garden and enjoy views of the ivy-clad hotel and the sun terrace. At the front of the venue, the hotel has a private cobbled courtyard which still has some of the original coaching inn features. In the heart of the hotel on the ground floor, the Oak Lounge is a historic, panelled room dating back to the 15th century which can hold up to 50 guests for the ceremony and 30 for a seated meal. With original features, two log fires and doors leading out to the terrace and gardens, it’s a perfect location for a more intimate celebration and is great in any season. Alternatively, The Garden Restaurant is a bright, spacious, and flexible space that has views of the hotel’s garden and a large open log fire. Located on the ground floor with easy access to the garden terrace, reception and the bar, it can accommodate up to 90 loved ones throughout the day. The largest space, which can hold up to 120 people, is the recently refurbished Redgrave Suite. This venue is separate but adjacent to the main hotel and accessed via the garden. The Bush Suite is complimentary to the happy couple on the night of the wedding, and they will also receive a complimentary menu tasting. There are 94 bedrooms on-site, and friends and family will receive a discounted rate for the night of the wedding. LYTHE HILL HOTEL & SPA 01428 744 815 | Combining old-world charm with modern elegance, Lythe Hill Hotel & Spa is a stunning Tudor house situated on the Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex border. This 16th-century award-winning venue is nestled within 22 acres of rural countryside with a charming lake close by and an on-site gym with health club facilities. Intimate nuptials of up to 30 guests are held in The Oak Room, which has panelled walls and a decorative fireplace. Alternatively, The Cedar Suite has high ceilings, exposed bricks, a neutral décor throughout and space for 80 loved ones. The Hazel Suite can accommodate 150 friends and family for the meal and 250 in the evening and boasts an impressive sky-view lantern roof and exposed beams. The happy couple can book relaxing spa treatments at the newlyrefurbished The Spa at Lythe Hill in the lead up to the big day. 26