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.