The Forest Hotel

Award Winning Restaurant

Our restaurant offers an a la carte menu seasonal menu, as well as a traditional Sunday lunch menu, served in a relaxed and stylish environment.

Stylish Accommodation

The twelve individually designed en suite bedrooms at The Forest, Dorridge, Solihull combine carefully considered comfort with touches of luxury.

Revered Wedding Venue

Offering a fantastic value “all inclusive” wedding package The Forest has become known as a wonderful and sought after venue for wedding receptions.



Exceptional Restaurant, Bar, Accommodation and Events Venue in the Heart of the Midlands



The Forest, Dorridge, Solihull is a privately owned hotel with 12 boutique en suite bedrooms. The hotel has a friendly local bar and contemporary restaurant listed in Michelin and the Good Food Guide. With 2 conference and private dining rooms The Forest offers competitive delegate rates and comprehensive menus for any corporate or private entertaining.

The Forest, Dorridge, Solihull was built in 1870 when the train station opened and has traded as a hotel ever since. Gary and Tracy Perkins took over in 2001 with the vision of creating a neighbourhood restaurant with good quality food and service, the restaurant is the heart of everything The Forest stands for. Our en suite bedrooms, each tastefully decorated with free wifi, tea and coffee making facilities, and smart TV’s.

The 2 private function rooms, the Olive and Claret have licences to hold weddings and civil partnerships and can accommodate private dining for 10 to 140 guests for events from christenings to 80th birthday parties.

The Forest is easy to find, just one junction south of the NEC and airport on the M42, has free car parking on site and is directly opposite Dorridge train station, which has direct services to London Marylebone, Birmingham and Warwick, to name but a few. The Forest offers excellent value and combined with the award winning restaurant a stay at The Forest is an enjoyable experience all round.The Forest offers day or residential delegate conference packages for companies looking for a more personal service.