Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa

£360 - £600 for Venue Hire
Up to 100
77 Bedrooms
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Set in the enchanting, picturesque New Forest National Park, spend a day among ancient trees, in a manor house wedding venue shaped by nature and endless love stories.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
If you're not one of the hotel's packages, room hire charge for the ceremony & evening will apply.
What is included in this pricing:
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Furniture included
External caterers not permitted
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
price is based on a 3 course wedding breakfast menu with coffee and petit fours. Evening reception menus start from £24 per person
What is included in this pricing:
Menu tasting included
Set menu options only
Cutlery included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Table linen included
Minimum numbers apply

(total price)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Number of Guests Included
Prices based on 2022 for the Complete Celebration package. Intimate and twilight wedding packages are also available as well as bespoke options. We aim to be as flexible as possible with a range of menu and drink options, celebration rooms and styling options to suit your budget and individual requirements.
What is included in this pricing:
Canapés included
Furniture included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM


Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
Located in the charming village of Brockenhurst in the New Forest national park, Careys Manor Hotel offers a delightful blend of comfort and elegance. Dating back to 188, this Victorian manor house wedding venue has stood as the backdrop to thousands of love stories and will make the perfect setting for the beginning of yours. Holding only one wedding a day you can relax in the knowledge that the hotel's highly experienced wedding coordinator Françoise Gysemans and her attentive team will offer only first class attention to you and your guests to ensure all your special touches are in place and your day is flawless from start to finish. Choose from 3 function rooms for your ceremony, wedding breakfast or evening reception or hold your wedding ceremony outside in the tranquil grounds of the beautiful Cedar Garden Enjoy mouth-watering cuisine created by Head Chef Alistair Craig and his talented team. Whether it’s a 3 course sit down dinner or an informal BBQ outdoors, they have a variety of catering options for you to choose from. This venue offers the perfect backdrop for those beautiful photographic opportunities, across the hotels immaculate and manicured gardens. Enjoy an undisturbed night's sleep in one of the hotels modern or traditional bedrooms and Impress your guests with the world class spa, SenSpa.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Francoise
Having been in the wedding industry for more than 15 years, I have seen a variety of wedding ‘styles’, from very intimate gatherings for 2, to larger themed weddings. No matter what type of package you're looking for including size, style or theme, we are extremely passionate about catering for your every need to make your dream wedding come true.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Siân & Carl
Happy couple married in October
October 2022
The whole Careys team were incredible
“Françoise, Janos and the whole Careys team were incredible from start to finish! They really took care of us and all of our guests so that we could completely relax and enjoy our special day. Nothing was too much trouble from them and we can’t thank them enough!”
Sophie & Adam
Happy couple married in August
August 2022
The perfect wedding day at Careys Manor
Both myself and Adam had the perfect wedding day at Careys Manor. From the weather, the scenery, the food, the service – we could not have asked for anymore! A special thank you goes to Francoise who was at my beck and call for any questions and really helped us make the exact day we wanted.
Emma & James
Happy couple married in July
August 2022
On the day it just felt effortless ...
Françoise organised everything perfectly! On the day it just felt effortless, at least to us, I know the Careys Manor team were super hard at work behind the scenes. We were so well looked after by the whole team it felt like a dream. I have to apologise to Janos, the MC and Cambium Restaurant Manager, when we came up with our table names we didn’t want to number them 1 to 6 so we named every table Table Seven but in different languages spoken by our guests, so we had Tableau Sept, Mesa Siete, Tavola Sieben etc. Apparently this caused some confusion for the kitchen, organising the food to go out to 6 Table Sevens! As if organising the perfect wedding for us wasn’t enough, the team really did go above and beyond, we had a lot of our guests staying at the hotel or nearby so we booked breakfast for the 32 of us the next morning. Janos organised another of the function rooms for us as a private dining room for breakfast, so we got to say goodbye to all of our guests properly the next day and enjoy the fantastic breakfast. We didn’t request this, Janos surprised us by showing us the room they had set up before he handed over MC duties to the DJ. We were really impressed by this, they didn’t have to go to that trouble for us and it was the perfect way to round off the wedding.
Hannah & Ben
Happy couple married in February
May 2022
All our guests loved the day.
"All our guests loved the day and felt really looked after at Careys Manor. We had an intimate outside ceremony for 30 and then around 20 more guests joined us to party the night away. Many said the day went so fast, as they were having so much fun! During my Dad's speech he pulled out a photo of when I was two years old and a Bridesmaid at my Auntie's wedding, also at Careys! He said I must have had my eye on the place since then! This made us all laugh and made us think it was meant to be here!"
Hayley & Mike
Happy couple married in January
May 2022
We both loved the feel of Careys Manor
“We both loved the feel of Careys Manor when we had both visited prior to our search for a wedding venue in the New Forest. Once we were engaged we came back to the hotel for an appointment with Françoise who was so accommodating, talking us through the different wedding packages and answering all our questions. She gave us exactly the feel we wanted for our Special Day.”
Poppy & Neil
Happy couple married in November
May 2022
It was the best day of our lives
“Organising a wedding during a worldwide pandemic has been a little stressful to say the least, especially as we had to cancel two of the wedding dates due to lockdown restrictions. However, the stress and heartache would have been a million times worse had it not been for the flexibility and support of all our wedding suppliers, including above all, Careys Manor and Françoise who were brilliant in providing regular updates and overseeing our ever changing plans. When we were finally wed, all the hardship was soon forgotten, with both Poppy and I unanimous on the fact it was the best day of our lives, due in large to the incredible wedding venue provided by Careys Manor. Thank You so much from the bottom of our hearts.”
Location & Contact Details


Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RH, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Brockenhurst Train Station

Nearest Airport

Southampton Airport

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Accreditations / Associations (3)

2 AA Rosettes - Cambium Restaurant
1 AA Rosette - Zen Garden Restaurant

Industry Awards (3)

The Food Awards - Hotel Restaurant of the Year South - Cambium 2017
Tripadvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2021

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

organisation is of greatest importance for a smooth, seamless day, regardless of the size or format of the wedding. Even a very informal wedding should have a structure so you know what the plans are every step of the way so you and your guests can relax and enjoy the day.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, relaxed, romantic, versatile, personal

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Photographers love to capture the couple at the top of the oak staircase or by the archway into our grounds

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The award winning Thai spa with authentic Thai treatments and extensive spa facilities.