Knighton House Weddings near Blandford

Your wedding, your way…

Claret Catering are an approved wedding caterer for Knighton House Weddings.  Knighton House is located in the small village of Durweston near Blandford Forum and provides a truly unique and memorable setting for your special day.

Wedding Venue Hire

Knighton House Weddings offer you the flexibility to create your dream occasion within this beautiful Dorset wedding venue. No two events are ever the same and we celebrate the uniqueness of each event held at Knighton House. From a marquee wedding extravaganza on the lawns to an intimate civil ceremony and drinks reception within the house, Knighton House offers you exclusivity for your private event and flexible use of their beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces.

Knighton House Weddings offer two different venue hire options, House Only and House & Gardens. The following information is direct from their website.

House Only

This venue hire option is suitable for drinks receptions up to 120 guests and formal seated dining parties of up to 90 guests. Capri tents, gazebos and Chinese hats can be pitched in the garden the day before should you require them. House Only hire includes:

  • Exclusive use of spacious entrance hall and The Portman Suite, two interconnecting reception rooms accommodating up to 90 seated guests, use of cloakroom and three indoor toilets
  • Exclusive access to the grounds, gardens, lawns, orchard and play area for drinks and photographs
  • Onsite parking
  • Chiavari limewash chairs and a choice of tables for up to 90 guests
  • Exclusive use of spacious catering kitchen facilities in the house
  • Prior access to the house for venue dressing
  • In-house Venue Co-ordination service
House & Garden 

This venue hire option is suitable for parties of more than 90 guests or for clients who wish to utilise more of the site by using the gardens to pitch a marquee or tipi. We allow 5 days for the tent to be pitched and dismantled. House & Garden hire includes:

  • Exclusive use of grounds comprising terrace, a choice of two lawns on which to pitch a marquee or tipis, courtyard, children’s play area, orchard and parking field
  • Exclusive use of spacious catering kitchen facilities in the house
  • Outdoor power source to both lawns
  • Exclusive use of spacious entrance hall and staircase, The Portman Suite two interconnecting reception rooms opening onto the terrace, cloakroom and three indoor toilets
  • Prior access to the house and grounds for venue dressing
  • In-house Venue Co-ordination service
 Please contact Knighton House Weddings for details of their hire prices and availability.