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Dodford Manor Unique Barn Wedding Venue

Dodford Manor exclusive use country house barn wedding venue offers a stunning collection of barns nestled amongst rolling Northamptonshire countryside.

This multi-award winning venue is one of the most talked about wedding venues in the Midlands.
Dodford Manor's award winning restoration of ancient stone and new oak barns, provides a stunning wedding location for your big day. Nestled amongst rolling Northamptonshire countryside, approached down a sweeping farmland driveway, Dodford Manor is packed full of wedding wow factor!

For the 3rd year running we have been voted the Best Regional Wedding Events Team in The Wedding Industry Awards, our family run wedding team; fully support your special day from planning, to discreetly ensuring your wedding day runs perfectly. A friendly focused, down-to-earth team who genuinely enjoy making your day extra special.

Providing delicious food & the highest service levels (& NO CORKAGE CHARGE!) as standard, our caterers deliver a tempting range of menus you can choose from or, why not design your own wedding breakfast!

Fully licenced for Civil Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships, Dodford Manor seats upto 170 guests in the Mortain Barn. The beautiful Oak Barn hosts wedding receptions for upto 170 guests & is a spectacular, much talked about wedding setting.

Equally suited to both intimate weddings of family & close friends or bigger celebrations of upto 170 guests, Dodford Manor is Exclusively Yours throughout, ensuring you have our complete attention whilst enjoying 100% privacy for you & your guests.

Great accessibility from the M1, M6, and nearby rail stations. We are ideally placed for surrounding counties including Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire & Leicestershire and London.

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Nestled amongst rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Dodford Manor country house barn wedding venue, offers a stunning collection of barns, with far reaching views and provides a unique setting for your special day. Unique because such a great deal is offered to you:

- A down to earth, engaged and highly professional service from our family run team who genuinely enjoy working with you towards and during your big day and helping out afterwards.

- No corkage nor service charge during the day and no high charging bar prices in the evening.

- A beautiful, historic and contemporary collection of four ironstone and oak barns ranging from the 1680's Mortain Barn (beautiful wedding ceremony setting), to an atmospheric celebration in the Manor Barn and Dairy. Despite the rustic surroundings all barns are discreetly climacontrolled (heated/airconditioned) for comfort and have state of the art lighting.

- Stunning outlooks from two landscaped courtyards and every barn, so your guests enjoy looking out over miles and miles of open countryside and dramatic westerly sunsets too!

- Big surprise element for your guests (should you wish)!

- Award winning caterers who provide delicious food, exceptional service (as standard), a huge range of choice or work with you to design your own menu! Good English Fair, modern European or Asian are all available.

- Excellent collection of nearby accommodation including two 4* hotels, two additional hotels and high-end B&Bs all within 3 - 8 minutes taxi drive.

- Exclusive use, total privacy, great flexibility and attentive staff.

- "A quintessentially English setting" Rt Hon Chris Heaton-Harris!

Do come and visit us,
Best wishes
Simon and Annabelle

Type of Cuisine:

Delicious - imagination the limiting factor



Minimum guests30
Maximum guests170
Ceremony / ReceptionBoth
Bridal suiteYes
Licensed barYes
Late licensed barYes
Disco facilitiesNo
Asian wedding specialistsYes
External caterersYes
Venue type: Barn, Country House, Historic Building, Manor House


Dodford Manor Unique Barn Wedding Venue
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Directions by car:

By Road: Dodford Manor's main entrance is directly off the A45 (not through Dodford Village), one mile west of the crossroads with the A5 at Weedon, and is just 4 miles from M1, Junction 16. Northampton is 15 minutes drive, Milton Keynes 30 mins, Birmingham 50 minutes and London just over an hour.

By Rail: Long Buckby Station (regular London trains) 8 minutes drive. Northampton station 15 mins.

By Helicopter: Lat 52.238773, Long -1.106143.

Directions by public transport:

By Rail: Long Buckby Station (regular London trains) 8 minutes drive. Northampton station 15 mins.

By Bus: Hourly bus system between Northampton and Daventry.


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Mr & Mrs Woolmer's Review

I just wanted every single person at Dodford to know that you made the special day world class , I could not have asked for better in anyway & the service & attention to detail was wonderful. Sarah was amazing & James from Jenkinsons cetering was excellent , your team...

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August 2014.
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Mrs Seddon's Review

Just to say thank you to all the staff from the events co-ordinator, waiting staff, bar staff, to the man in charge of the trollys & the chef. Without all your hard work, discreet & proffesional service & nothing too much trouble attititude, the fabulous, glorious, beautiful wedding for Laura...

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August 2014.
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Mr & Mrs Whyly's Review

Thank you to everyone that helped make our day so special, we loved it & so did our family & friends , everything was perfect , many thanks...

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August 2014.
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Sophie & Mike's Review

Just a note to say a massive thank you for everything you did to make our day run smoothly. Everything was so well organised & seamless & we had just the perfect day, thank you. We absolutley loved the venue & the hay bales also made a stunning back drop...

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August 2014.
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Steph and Dan's Review

Thank you for helping to make our wedding day so perfect. We loved the venue from our first viewing and you all made the planning run so smoothly. The place looked amazing on the day and Sarah, you seemed so organised and calm, you really helped me stay relaxed. It...

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July 2014.

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