Up to 200
Exclusive Use
0 Bedrooms
£2370 - £3950
Wedding license

Exclusive, private house & garden hire in the heart of the Dorset countryside. Flexible spaces for ceremonies and celebrations indoors and out. A stunning location where you can create your dream day.

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne

Venue features

Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering


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Reviews & Testimonials (3)

We really felt like you cared...
By  (A happy couple) in Oct 2016
“We wanted to say a huge thank you to you for everything you did for our wedding. We both had the best day and a huge part of that was k... Read more
The complete freedom is brilliant!
By  (A happy couple) in Sep 2016
“Thanks for all your help in planning our wedding. From our first visit to Knighton House we could tell how passionate you are about the... Read more
The day was perfect!
By  (A happy couple) in Aug 2016
“We cannot thank Lucy enough for all her hard work, input and great ideas towards our big day. Nothing was too much trouble and she was ... Read more

Detailed Description

Nestled in the rolling Dorset hills lies Knighton House, a stunning Georgian manor house surrounded by woodland and meadows offering complete privacy and exclusivity for your special day. With a selection of indoor and outdoor civil ceremony areas, the elegant Portman Suite with formal dining seating for up to ninety guests, in-house catering services and the option of a grand marquee on the lawn or an overnight stay in a stylish bell tent village pitched on the glamping lawn, Knighton House is able to cater for every style, budget and size of celebration. This beautiful, relaxed setting with its flexible approach to each event, provides the ideal location for you to enjoy a truly unique and personalised wedding celebration. Venue hire at Knighton House includes: Exclusive use of grounds comprising terrace, large lawned garden, orchard, courtyard, glamping lawn, children’s play area and parking Exclusive use of spacious reception hall with sweeping wooden staircase Exclusive use of The Portman Suite, two beautiful interconnecting rooms at the front of the house with original fireplaces, overlooking the lawns and gardens Flexible access to the house and grounds for venue dressing Exclusive use of the high quality kitchen catering facilities A dedicated Venue Coordinator service

About us

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lucy Hinks - Venue Coordinator

Many thanks for your interest in our beautiful venue, Knighton House. Every wedding we host at Knighton is completely unique. If you'd like to a receive a brochure with further information or visit us and talk through your personal requirements, please do not hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to hearing from you.

# Of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance


Getting here

  • Address:
  • Durweston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PY, England
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Salisbury / Tisbury / Poole
  • Nearest Town:
  • Blandford Forum
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Bournemouth
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • M27 Junction 1