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your unique rustic wedding day

You are our sole focus, you are unique! You can transform the venue with your personal touches, from your decorations to your own supplied drinks which will be served to your special guests!

We are here to deliver you the best day of your lives in a truly Unique Rustic Wedding Venue!

We are a family-run, down to earth, fun and utterly professional team who are delighted to have been crowned as the Best UK Country Venue 2018!

The venue is exclusively yours from 11am onwards until midnight and has a unique setting for a collection of barns in the Northamptonshire countryside fields, with gorgeous back drops for some stunning photographs.

award winning


We are a family-run, down to earth, fun and utterly professional team who are delighted to have been crowned as a Multi Award Winning Venue.

We are thrilled to announce we have just won the title of ‘The Best UK Country Wedding Venue 2018’ by UK Bride / HITCHED, which joins our growing clutch of awards…

An award winning place to have your wedding
Best Rustic Wedding Venue

award winning


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

From initially making contact, to showing you round, handling venue booking, supporting your wedding planning and formulating a final wedding plan (from which we then run your day), organising your wedding drinks, confirmatory meetings with your catering manager, to being absolutely ‘on point’ for you both on your wedding day…

Event Managers



Yours and yours alone, Dodford Manor is there for you to enjoy the most momentous day of your lives! Dodford Manor is your very own country estate to hire and is exclusively yours throughout your hiring.  There are no public or hotel guests roaming around…

Your Exclusive Venue

no daytime


Dodford Manor is delighted to be a no daytime corkage wedding venue. We offer no corkage, nor service charge, during your wedding day from your reception drinks, throughout your wedding breakfast meal and including your toast drinks. We open the Dairy Bar once teas and coffees have been served at your wedding breakfast!..

No Corkage Wedding!



Barn weddings have never been more popular, even more so with a rustic vibe! Rustic is the new trend!

You can enjoy and create a more informal setting and down to earth atmosphere amidst long reaching countryside views…

Todays Rustic Wedding

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Do you wish you get married in Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter? Don’t worry about the weather, we have got it covered & can cater for all!

Enjoy the glorious sun with a beautiful countryside setting as a backdrop whilst celebrating with your family & friends after your wedding ceremony! Keep the grown up’s and children entertained with a few garden games on the lawn. Let your photographer take you into the farm fields for some terrific sunny shots amongst the happy woollies! And don’t forget to catch the breath-taking sunset whilst sipping some bubbles…

All Weather Weddings



Are you looking for an intimate setting and wedding venue for your big day! Look no further!

Dodford Manor Barns and the rustic wedding setting are perfect for intimate wedding days where couples simply want a small wedding with their nearest and dearest family and friends…

Our Intimate Weddings



Celebrate the biggest day in your life BIG!

Have you got a big family and lots of friends who need to be there to celebrate your big day with you, we are happy to host this for you! Big weddings are very welcome!

For your civil ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast you can invite up to 170 guests! Is not everyone included yet, then you can invite another 30 people to make it up to a maximum of 200 guests for your evening reception…

Your Big Wedding



A combination of stunning glass walled Oak Framed Barn and 1980s historic stone barns, Dodford Manor has barns in spades for your wedding day! 

But aside from the relaxed lovely atmosphere of a barn wedding venue, the other benefit of having your wedding in a barn is the space and connection between yourselves and all your guests…

Our Famous Barn Weddings

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Our No Hidden Charges booking fee guarantees that you will have the venue entirely and exclusively to yourselves. At Dodford Manor there are no hidden extras, no unpleasant surprises.

If you’ve always dreamed of a country wedding, talk to us (Simon & Annabelle and the Multi Award Winning Wedding Events Team at Dodford Manor), and we’ll ensure you dream day is a reality…

The Detail

exclusive venue


Dodford Manor Barn Venue is yours to hire on an exclusive use basis; the family-run venue with dedicated events and catering team being on hand to create your perfect wedding day.

Our ‘No Hidden Charges’ and ‘No Daytime Corkage’ venue hire fee guarantees a simple hire price structure and you can be assured that the Dodford Manor estate and venue is entirely to yourselves!

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dodford manor


Situated in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Dodford Manor is a stunning ancient location originally owned by William the conqueror’s half brother Robert the Count of Mortain…

Our History



Dodford Manor Barns are a collection of charming rustic agricultural buildings and barns that have been carefully and painstakingly restored.

The 1680s Threshing Barn was used for separately wheat from chaff and then storing the grain within the same barn.  This beautiful ironstone barn, named the Mortain Barn (see history) is now the perfect farm wedding venue setting for Civil Ceremonies…

Farm Weddings



Looking for a more rustic feel, away from the busy-ness of the city…. we welcome you here at Dodford Manor in the middle of Northamptonshire countryside! Surrounded by glorious farm fields with some woollies to add to the romantic picture…

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Stunning venue, with amazing staff who made the entire process really smooth from start to finish.
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