Forest Weddings { Inspiration }

Posted by The YesBabyDaily Team on 01 April 2013

Forest Weddings

Our Top 3 Forest Wedding Venues in South Africa

If you’ve always pictured a magical forest wedding, saying your vows surrounded by massive trees under a ceiling of beautiful foliage, we’ve got three amazing south african wedding venues to inspire you!

Beloftebos {Enchanted Woods}

Exchange vows under the age-old oak trees in Beloftebos. This romantic and dreamy forest wedding venue is the ideal setting to host your ceremony as well as reception.

The 130-year old oaks form a grove that is situated just beyond the farmhouse, on the banks of the Paardenberg River and the leaves of the huge oaks form a natural green roof, dense enough for the legal signing of the register! The venue provides antique church benches, deli chairs and covered straw bales as seats, as well as a carpet that leads to the oak stump pulpit, which rounds off the picture.

This ‘green chapel’ was voted one of the Top Five Most Outrageous Chapels in South Africa by Wedding Collection Magazine in 2008.

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Dunkeld Country Estate {Forest Fancy}

Situated just outside the beautiful and sought after town of Dullstroom, Dunkeld Country Estate and it’s surroundings boast the spectacular Panorama Route offering breathtaking views of remarkable landscapes. The area features many breathtaking highlights, including Pilgrims Rest, Blyde River Canyon and Echo Caves

Dunkeld Country Estate is perfect for a fairytale forest wedding. Famous for their Forest Wedding setting in their magical woodlands, Dunkeld Country Estate offers Brides one of the most unique experiences for their special day with the option of the quaint onsite chapel for smaller weddings. There’s also a Horse and Carriage to carry the Bride and Groom to and from their ceremony. Dunkeld Country Estate has an incredible untouched beauty and is the perfect country wedding venue - close enough to drive from both Durban and Johannesburg.

The banqueting venue can accommodate up to 120 guests and their hundred-year-old restaurant can accommodate up to 40 guests for more intimate weddings. The Estate consists of a Luxury Lodge which offers 13 spacious rooms as well as 4 private self contained family suites and 20 comfortable self-contained chalets, which means there’s plenty of room for your wedding guests.

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The Forest Walk

The Forest Walk is situated centrally between Johannesburg and Pretoria. With a 250m2 thatch roof within a breathtaking natural garden forest, this beautiful wedding venue is a safe bet in all weather conditions.The 4 star guest house linked to their venue offers accommodation and a wide selection of menus to choose from. Complimentary with the venue hire is the option of their boma area that can seat up to 30 guests for smaller, intimate receptions.

The staff at Forest Walk pride themselves in hosting no more than one wedding per day, in order to give the couple their utmost attention and to ensure that they never feel rushed or neglected.

The location of this one of a kind place makes it a city venue with country attributes. It is the perfect setting for couples looking for a country venue without the need for family and friends to travel far. Situated between Johannesburg and Pretoria, makes it easily accessible from all major routes.

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