Nestled in the Dorset hills lies Knighton House, a stunning Georgian manor house surrounded by woods and meadows offering privacy and exclusivity for your special day. This beautiful, relaxed setting provides the ideal location for your celebration.
With a selection of indoor and outdoor civil ceremony areas, the elegant Portman Suite with formal dining seating for up to ninety guests, in-house catering services and the option of a grand marquee on the lawn or an overnight stay in a stylish bell tent village pitched on the glamping lawn, Knighton House is able to cater for every style, budget and size of celebration. Set within an area of outstanding natural beauty, above the banks of the winding River Stour and the pretty Dorset villages of Bryanston and Durweston, Knighton House was formerly part of the Portman Estate.The striking facade, rolling lawns, abundant orchard and breathtaking panoramic views of the Dorset countryside make Knighton House a beautiful and unique venue to host your event. At Knighton House we understand that every wedding and event is completely unique and we are therefore on hand to give you as much or as little guidance as may be required to help achieve your dream occasion. We offer complete flexibility with our indoor and outdoor spaces, suppliers and packages so that your event at Knighton House is entirely tailored to your personal requirements. Venue hire at Knighton House includes: exclusive use of all grounds and parking, exclusive use of spacious reception hall with sweeping wooden staircase, exclusive use of The Portman Suite, flexible access to the house and grounds for venue dressing, exclusive use of the catering facilities, a dedicated Venue Coordinator service.