discover Dodford Manor


Available exclusively for you and your guests, Dodford Manor is the barn wedding venue of your dreams. Surrounded by more than 20 acres of glorious Northamptonshire countryside, there is no better place for you to enjoy the most momentous day of your lives.  This multi-award-winning Grade II listed restored barn wedding venue is the ideal setting for your big day.

Your wedding day will flow seamlessly from the excitement of the morning preparations in the Grain Store (the Bridal Beauty Booth) to your marriage in the historic ironstone Mortain Barn, which dates back to the 1680s.

Dodford Manor is a barn wedding venue full of surprises, with guests able to enjoy food and drinks in the naturally lit, oak framed, glass-walled Oak Barn while soaking in the beautiful uninterrupted views of rural Northamptonshire.

When daylight fades, the building transforms into a warm atmospheric barn wedding venue, providing you with the perfect place in which to dance the night away at your evening celebration.

get ready


Our wonderful Bridal Beauty Booth is tucked away for you and your bridal party to prepare yourself for your magical moment walking down the aisle. Transformed into a luxuriously appointed room with en-suite shower room, large mirrors and comfortable furniture, it is the ideal place for you and your bridal party to add those finishing touches and enjoy the excitement of your dream barn wedding.

Bridal Beauty Booth

the historic


Licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships, your wedding ceremony will take place in the beautiful Mortain Barn. Bathed in natural light, with its mixture of stone flagged flooring, rustic wooden beams and carefully restored ironstone walls, the Mortain Barn makes every wedding ceremony feel extra special. It can be configured for intimate weddings for 30 to 40 close family and friends or bigger parties of up to 170.

Discover the Mortain Barn

feast with friends


The stunning Oak Barn provides a magical setting for your wedding breakfast, your first meal as a married couple. Kept hidden until it is time for your guests to enjoy your wedding feast, The Oak Barn is packed with wow factor. The beautifully crafted oak-framed barn, with walls of glass reveals magnificent long-ranging views over miles of Northamptonshire countryside as you tuck into a sumptuous wedding breakfast feast, as chosen by you.

The Oak Barn

raise a glass


For the evening festivities, the Dairy Barn Bar (adjoining the Oak Barn) operates a full pay wedding bar and typically opens as evening guests arrive and teas and coffees are served. The comprehensive wedding bar offers your guests a wide range of beers, ciders, wines, fizz, spirits and soft drinks at local pub prices. As the Dairy Barn Bar is open to the Oak Barn, it also provides a great chill-out area without missing out on the party!

The Dairy Wedding Bar

award winning


Our wonderful Wedding Event Managers are totally committed to ensuring your dream day becomes a reality and are there for you throughout.

Wedding Team



Situated in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Dodford Manor has been a settlement dating back to Saxon times. It was more formally recorded in the Domesday 1086, book in was originally owned by William the Conqueror’s half-brother Robert, the Count of Mortain. Through the centuries it has been owned by a succession of knights (several buried in the adjoining Dodford Church) before changing to a farmer owned dwelling in more recent times!

Dodford Manor History

an adaptable


Whether you go for an intimate ceremony or great big party, Dodford Manor can be adapted to suit your ideal wedding venue layout. The fabulous courtyards, rural grounds and incredible views ensure a gorgeous summer location for your reception while you can get warm, cosy and atmospheric in the winter.

Venue Layout

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Dodford Manor Gallery
Our Couples Review
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If we could do it all over again we would choose Dodford Manor with no hesitation at all. The quality is fantastic and we loved hearing our guests say what a beautiful venue we had chosen.
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