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Knighton House

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£2370 - £3950 for venue hire
Up to 200
Exclusive Use
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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.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
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
Wedding License
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
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Full 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
  • 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.
  • Experience
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 10 and 30
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
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Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Durweston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PY, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Blandford Forum
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M27 Junction 1
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Salisbury / Tisbury / Poole
    • Nearest Airport
    • Bournemouth
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Beautifully unique, personal and stuffed full of vintage glam.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Don't try and keep everyone happy, stay true to what you as a couple really want. Your wedding, your way.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Family wedding photo wall
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Beautiful, flexible, elegant, unique, bespoke.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The natural evergreen corridor
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Not yet!
What’s your favourite canapé?
Smoked Salmon Blinis
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Gooey Chocolate Brownie, I need the sugar hit by midnight!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Inside it's the grand wooden staircase, outside the stunning views of the rolling Dorset hills.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
My beautiful testimonials for my happy couples, makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne