How to Book a Wedding

When considering how to book a wedding and embarking on finding your dream wedding venue, you may have already experienced lots of complicated pricing with differing charges for various room hires, lots of ‘necessary add-ons’ and optional extras that leaves your head spinning.

At Dodford Manor we offer simple clear venue pricing for your exclusive use wedding venue. There are no hidden additional costs, no corkage charges through the day and you have the entire venue from 11 am until Midnight!

Our award winning wedding events team will be on hand from your first viewing with us, throughout your wedding planning and on the your wedding day itself. From setting up the venue, to welcoming the Bridal Party, discreetly ensuring you both enjoy the day of your dreams and to waving you away on your honeymoon!

Your day is unique and we believe you should have your dream wedding.

Your Dodford Manor barn wedding venue hire includes:

Exclusive use of Dodford Manor from 11am until Midnight:

– Mortain Barn (Civil Wedding Barn and Wedding Reception Barn)

– Grain Store (Bridal Suite for those final preparations prior to walking down the aisle)

– The Dairy (Wedding Breakfast Reception entrance bar, chill out area and fully stocked bar open until 2345hrs!)

– Oak Barn (Stunning Wedding Breakfast Barn and Dance floor)

– Cart shed (Luxuriously appointed loos!)

– Disabled access & baby change facilities

– Landscaped lavender lined Outer Courtyard and The Inner Courtyard with far reaching countryside views

– Car parking for 60 cars

– Your own private Country House Barn Wedding Venue setting amidst 20 acres of rolling pasture land

– An award winning wedding events team on hand (including Wedding Events Manager, Catering Manager, Estate Team and Catering Team on your big day!)


Lots of important electrical stuff:

– including PA system

– surround sound systems, DJ rated sound system, Mirrorball effect dancefloor lighting

– Full cosy heating and air conditioning

– and state-of-the-art atmospheric lighting (and lots of twinkly outdoor lights too)!

Wedding Planning Service:

– Plan My Wedding website section including wedding inspiration, timings, room layouts, and useful tips.

– Your Dodford Manor Wedding Planner

– Experienced Wedding Planning advice as needed

– Great Wedding Suppliers Section & recommendations (Photographer, Florist, Accommodation, Coaches/Taxis, Cakes, Hairstylists, Make Up Artists…)


Accommodation – fantastic Dodford Manor Preferential Advanced Booking Rates with leading local hotels to accommodate your whole wedding party in comfort and at great value. Please click here to see our “Dodford Manor Local Accommodation Offers”

Wedding Day Contingencies Service  (we are committed to ensuring your big day is perfect and neither snow fall, powergrid failure, absent wine deliveries nor a DJ stuck in traffic will stop us!) to that end behind the scenes we have in place:

– A Mega Generator to power all Dodford Manor, come what may (needed once during speeches)!

– JCB Farm Special complete with 8 foot snow plough and 3 tonnes of grit

– Ready rigged internal DJ kit with twin CD deck, MP3 or Laptop Plug-in capability in Oak Barn

– Big cooking gas reserves

– Estate team

– Significant fizz and wine stocks for several functions

Dodford Manor Exclusive Use Wedding Venue Hire Prices