Corby venue marks £1 million refurbishment with £4,000 wedding competition

Best Western Rockingham Forest Hotel
Best Western Rockingham Forest Hotel

People have got until August 22 to try to win a £4,000 wedding being offered by the Best Western Rockingham Forest Hotel in Corby.

Warren Browning, general manager at the 71-bedroom hotel, said the competition was to help showcase the extensive £1 million refurbishment.

He said: “It is a fabulous prize and all anyone has to do is to fill in an entry form and hope they are drawn out.

“We have had, and still are having, a lot of work down here to make this place the number one hotel in the area.

“Helping couples make their wedding the best day of their lives is a large part of what we do here.

“It is a privilege to share that day and this is our way of giving something back to the local community although people from anywhere can enter the competition.”

He said the couple has until June next year to stage the wedding at the hotel in Rockingham Road.

The prize includes a three-course meal for 50 day guests, an evening buffet for up to 100 guests and a bridal suite for the honeymooning couple.

The extensive refurbishment has included renovating bedrooms.The ballroom and the adjoining bar have been refurbished too.

Anyone who wants to enter the competition can get an entry form from the reception desk at the hotel, or e-mail, or download one from the hotel’s Facebook page.

The winner will be drawn at the hotel on August 23.