Knighton House

Durweston Blandford Forum Dorset DT11 0PY
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About Knighton House

Durweston, Blandford Forum
Dorset, DT11 0PY

Knighton House is a beautiful unique wedding venue set in the heart of rural North Dorset, between rolling hills and the pretty winding river Stour.

The house dates back to Georgian times and boasts a stunning facade overlooking a large lawned garden. The house is set in a 20 acre estate surrounded by fields and woodland, ensuring complete privacy for your special event. The gardens include two large lawns, the orchard and a children's play area.

Knighton House Weddings and Events offers you the flexibility to create your own dream wedding, with the flexibility to choose your own wedding suppliers and use the indoor and outdoor space in a way that best suits your own personal requirements. The house and grounds are available to you on an exclusive private hire basis.

The in-house caterers will provide you with all you need from welcome canapes to evening buffets, working closely with you as a couple to create your dream, bespoke wedding menus. You are welcome to supply your own alcohol at Knighton House, without the additional expense of a corkage fee.

Within the house the entrance hall and Portman Suite are available for you to use for your civil ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening celebrations. The stunning gardens are available for civil ceremonies, drinks receptions, garden games, evening receptions and for larger events you can pitch a marquee or tipis on a choice of two lawns. In the summer months the garden glampsite is available for overnight guests.

Knighton House offers a wide ranging and unique selection of licenced civil ceremony locations both indoors and out, including the house, front lawn, summer house and pretty cobbled courtyard. The venue is also available for 'ceremony-only' hire. 

Hire of Knighton House includes the services of a dedicated in-house wedding coordinator, who will guide you through the many options available to you at Knighton House, assist you with your planning and coordinate your wedding on the day.

• Exclusive, private hire • Choice of ceremony locations both indoors and outdoors • Onsite parking • Dedicated wedding coordinator • Flexible choice of wedding suppliers • In-house catering service

Facilities at Knighton House

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Stately Home
Outdoor License
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Car Parking
Pets Welcome
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator

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