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The Dorothy Clive Garden

Hopton, Staffordshire View map Visit website
2 to 200 Guests


Brimming with a relaxing and intimate atmosphere, The Dorothy Clive Garden is a beautiful 12-acre country wedding venue located in Hopton, Staffordshire. Nestled on the borders of Cheshire and Shropshire, this exquisite English garden offers a scenic backdrop all year round for a lavish marquee celebration. Here you can enjoy plenty of photo opportunities to create a plethora of memorable moments for you and your guests.

Facilities and Capacity

The Dorothy Clive Garden offers a riveting selection of licensed ceremony settings enveloped in natural beauty. The Belvedere Pavilion lies at the top of the garden and provides the most magnificent outdoor location for up to 150 seated guests. Elsewhere, the Bryan Mayer Pavilion is a chic rustic setting ideal for smaller weddings of 70, while the Glasshouse fits intimate ceremonies of ten. Afterwards, you are free to embrace a wedding feast and drinks reception in any manner you please. You could return to the Mayer Pavilion for a sweet country dining experience with 40 friends and family. Alternatively, you can hire the generous Paddock Lawn for a marquee or tipi reception with no limit on your guest numbers. Meanwhile, the Lower Tea Lawn is readily available for those embarking on a micro wedding of 15. Here in the heart of the garden, you and your loved ones can share the day in a cosy marquee, affectionately called the Little Hat.

Services Offered

The Dorothy Clive Garden offers you absolute flexibility across all elements of your day, from the duration of your stay to your desired dining space. You can feel free to enjoy a weekend celebration or simply get married in the garden and hold the wedding breakfast at a local restaurant or hotel. The venue boasts a variety of outside caterers to give you the option of a buffet, hog roast, or afternoon tea. You are also welcome to enlist your own culinary team. A thoughtful selection of wedding packages is available, including ceremony-only or photography-only options. No matter which package you choose, a wedding coordinator will be on hand to guide you through this stunning scenic garden.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

In the Country
Marquees and Tents
Woodland and Festival
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License
Tipis and Yurts

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
Pets Welcome
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We still have some dates available for July and August 2022 so please do get in contact to find out more.


Market Drayton TF9 4EU Hopton (Staffordshire)

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