Dodford Manor


Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Exclusive Use
200 capacity

The feel

Dodford Manor, an exclusive use country house barn wedding venue, is one of the most beautiful barn wedding venues in the country.

Nested amidst rolling Northamptonshire countryside, the multi award winning Dodford Manor offers a stunning collection of lovingly restored 17th century stone and contemporary oak barns, with spectacular rural views.

As a family-run wedding venue, we genuinely care about making your wedding day truly special; from wedding inspiration and ideas, to detailed wedding planning and to ensuring you enjoy an amazing wedding day. You will certainly be well looked after by the Wedding Event Team at Dodford Manor, as for the third year running they have won the title of the Best Regional Events Team in the national Wedding Industry Awards!

Dodford Manor is fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships and is available for exclusive use which ensures that the venue is totally private for you and your guests for the whole day!

They are able to cater for every choice of wedding, whether a simple barbecue platter to table, to a five course banquet, from intimate gatherings for say 30 to 40 guests to formal sit-down meals for family and friends of upto 170!

With spectacular food, superb service and did we mention ‘NO corkage’, Dodford Manor really is the barn wedding venue you have been searching for….

  • The impressive, beautifully-restored stone and oak barns boast spectacular countryside views
  • Friendly, down-to-earth weddings team on hand to help throughout
  • Top quality catering with no corkage charge!
  • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships
  • Equally suited to smaller celebrations for intimate weddings, Dodford Manor is Exclusively yours, ensuring complete privacy for you and your guests.
  • Unrivalled countryside location with excellent transport links – accessible from the M1, M6 and rail stations


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Sophie & Gavin

21 Apr 2017

Team Dodford, We don’t even know where to start. You guys absolutely smashed our wedding day from start to finish! Everything was perfect, everything flowed brilliantly and our wedding planner…

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Mr & Mrs Harper

1 Apr 2016

Thank you for all your help to ensure that our special day was as good as, if not better, than we ever would have dreamed and this is all down…

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Kirsty & Richard

1 Dec 2015

We loved the venue straight away. First & only venue we viewed. Our wedding was Beautiful, Fantastic & such a great day!

Laura & James

1 Dec 2015

Our wedding day at Dodford Manor was completely perfect. The staff were wonderfully attentive but discreet and helped to make everything run smoothly.

Gemma & Matthew

1 Dec 2015

Our day was wonderful. All the staff very helpful and we both had time to relax and enjoy. Our guests loved the outdoor space

Julie & Tim

1 Dec 2015

Excellent First Impression – sold almost instantly. Friendly, Knowledgeable staff. Everything was just right for us. BEST DAY EVER!!!

Emma & Samuel

1 Dec 2015

We couldn’t fault anything from viewing to booking to our wedding day. The staff were always friendly and made everyone feel comfortable. Venue is in a good location and has…

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Katie & Scott

1 Nov 2015

Absoulutely stunning Venue, we knew immediately that this was the Venue to hold our Wedding. Great price for what is included,

Hayley & Ryan

1 Nov 2015

Brilliant day, the food was delicious, staff extremely helpful and the Venue itself is stunning. We couldnt have asked for a better place to hold our Wedding.

Lindsey & Douglas

1 Nov 2015

Fantastic day from start to finish. Everything ran smoothly that we could sit back and relax without worrying.

Nicole & Chris

1 Oct 2015

Somehow our Wedding Day turned out to be the least Stressful day of our lives! Everything ran so seamlessly and we cant praise the Dodford staff enough. We only wish…

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Kirstie & Adam

1 Oct 2015

Dodford Manor was the perfect venue for our Wedding Day.l From the moment we walked in we knew it was the place. The staff made our day so wonderful.

Rebecca & Daniel

1 Aug 2015

Our day at Dodford Manor was magical, surreal, perfect and went far too fast! Simon, the owner, is so passionate and the venue is just great!

Lucy & Charlie

1 Aug 2015

We loved Dodford Manor! It has a great layout, clean, has lots of character! The hotel nearby helped as we wanted to make it easy for our guests. Our day…

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Julie & Jonathan

1 Jul 2015

Very Impressive. As soon as we saw the Dodford Manor we knew we had found the venue for us. We could not fault anything about our Wedding Day.

Helen & Mick

1 Jul 2015

The sun shone, the drinks flowed and everyone was smiling throughout the day. Best day of our lives.

Rachel & Dan

1 Jul 2015

Beautiful setting, perfectly looked after, clean & tidy. Loved the mixture of old and modern touches. Exactly what we were looking for.

Ulrike & Peter

1 Jul 2015

A massive thank you for all involved (Dodford Event team, the catering team and the other Dodford staff) for making our special day so perfect! We fell in love with…

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Kate & Jim

1 Jun 2015

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to the amazing staff at Dodford Manor. From our first viewing to our special day, we couldnt have asked for anything better.The…

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Tarryn & Chris

1 Jun 2015

Our first thoughts as we arrived at Dodford Manor was ‘we have to get married here’! The Food was delicious, and the event staff were really helpful and friendly. It…

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Christine & Kevin

1 Jun 2015

We found our wedding day to be happy and relaxed. The staff were friendly and we received great service.

Aimee & Dale

1 Apr 2015

After our first viewing at Dodford, we knew we didnt have to look anywhere else! The staff made everything run so smoothly and we didnt have to worry about anything.

Zora & Tonyeni

1 Feb 2015

We fell in love with the venue as soon as we saw it! It truely was the best day of our lives. We only wish we could do it all…

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Mr & Mrs Dulay

9 Sep 2014

Thank you so mich for making our wedding day so special. The venue is so gorgous & we had so many compliments. The team on the day were brilliant &…

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Mrs Seddon

17 Aug 2014

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…

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Mr & Mrs Farrington

16 Aug 2014

Just a short note to say thank you for giving Rachel & James a wedding day to remember , all your team were friendly and helpful and made everything run…

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Sophie & Mike

4 Jul 2014

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…

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Abbie & Shane

23 Jun 2014

Firstly, may I thank you so very much for hosting my daughters wedding last Monday. To say it was excellent, fantastic, great or similar is not enough to describe the…

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Lucy & Andrew

16 May 2014

Just wanted to say a big thank you for all your help on the wedding day. We truly had an amazing time and many people commented on how beautiful the…

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Holly & Adam

4 May 2014

Thank you so much for such a fantastic wedding day. You really made all our plannng and little details come to life on the day. We were so impressed, as…

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Melissa & Dave

21 Apr 2014

I want to send many thanks for the amazing job that you all did in helping us to celebrate a truly magical wedding day. Thanks to Tracy for the fantastic…

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Rebecca & Sean

17 Apr 2014

We just wanted to send a quick note to thank you all again, especially Sarah for yesterday, everything went so smoothly, and it was honestly the best day of our…

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Mr & Mrs Hornsby

14 Apr 2014

I just wanted to thank everyone at Dodford manor that helped make our wedding day the most wonderful day ever! The whole day ran so smoothly and was quite frankly…

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John & Linda

8 Apr 2014

You guys deserve each and every award you get for your attention to detail, customer service and support for your clients.

Mr & Mrs Sinclair

8 Apr 2014

Thank you, the day went without a hitch. You guys deserve each & every award you get for attention to detail, customer service & support for your Clients, espercially the…

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Mr & Mrs Geary

20 Mar 2014

We just wanted to say a huge thank you for making our wedding day so perfect. Your venue is absolutely beautiful, we couldn’t have wished for anything better. Please pass…

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Mr & Mrs Matthews

16 Mar 2014

Just a quick note to say a huge thank you for yesterday, and especially to Hannah. We had a terrific day & it all went as planned and hoped. Hannah…

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Emma & Kris

14 Mar 2014

It’s nearly 3 months after our wedding and people are still talking about it! They mention the food, the barns, the staff and the calm atmosphere. Thank you for making…

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Mr & Mrs Waudby

14 Mar 2014

Thank you so much for everything on our wedding day, it ran like clockwork & everything we’d pictured made and slaved over came together beautifully, and I was so sad…

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Mr & Mrs Eccles

1 Mar 2014

A huge thank you to you for making our day so wonderful yesterday and particularly to Tracy who was an absolute star the whole day. We are so very grateful…

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Mr & Mrs Astbury

22 Feb 2014

Dodford Manor is a gorgeous venue & we cannot tell you how many of our guests expressed this on the day. Through all the planning before & during the wedding,…

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Mr & Mrs Flisik

21 Feb 2014

We cannot thank you enough for making our wedding day so perfect. We could not have wished for a better day. You all made us feel so special & Tracy…

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Stephanie & Ian

16 Feb 2014

It was a truly wonderful day, we could not have asked for s better venue, the staff were amazing and it made it such a fabulous experience.

Victoria & Simon

14 Feb 2014

Firstly, a massive thank you to Sarah for everything you did for us on our wedding on Friday. You were simply amazing.. Thank you really doesn’t seem strong enough to…

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Sarah & Paul

11 Feb 2014

Dear Simon, Annabelle, Sarah and all the other members of staff who were involved in our fabulous day. Thank you all so much for all your hard work in making…

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11 Feb 2014

I wanted to put into writing that Tracy was truly brilliant yesterday! Without her we would have had a lot of dramas and I would like to thank her for…

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Jemma & Luke

7 Feb 2014

We couldn’t have had a more beautiful magical wedding day. In a fantastic venue. Fabulous staff and shared with our family & friends

Mr & Mrs Morton

7 Feb 2014

Tracy was truely brilliant yesterday. I would like to thank her for everything she did. Also, thanks to all the staff for their help to make the day perfect.

Emily & Alex

31 Jan 2014

It was cosy, relaxed and full of love and laughter, just as we had wished for. The team made it run so smoothly and totally understood us. Thank you!

Mr & Mrs Court

2 Jan 2014

To Hannah and the Dodford team, Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special, we absolutely love the venue and were thrilled the Christmas trees were still…

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Hannah & Andrew

27 Dec 2013

Dodford allowed us to have the wedding we wanted – a beautiful venue that contributed and complimented our beautiful day. Tracy is awesome.

Mr & Mrs Jakes

18 Nov 2013

Thank you for organising our wedding & all of the help you have given us. The venue is beautiful & thanks you for making our day so wonderful. A special…

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Alice & James

10 Nov 2013

We couldnt have wished for a better day-everything ran smoothly. The food looked and tasted great and loads of our guests commented what a lovely venue it was-a credit to…

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Katie & Kieran

7 Nov 2013

The owners and staff look after the venue so well that not a single flower was out of place. A fantastic day. Couldn’t have picked a better venue.

Mr & Mrs Mace

7 Nov 2013

It was a great day, the Dodford Manor staff were professional and attentive, they made the day run smooth

Sarah & Mark

2 Nov 2013

Amazing! Excellent – fell in love with the venue! We knew it was for us as we were driving down to the building

Alison & Chris

1 Nov 2013

We had a beautiful day. The venue is amazing and the team couldn’t be better! Fab weather and the best memories we could have asked for.

Mr & Mrs Tolley

25 Oct 2013

Hannah -We have finally got back from our minimoon & back to reality, we just wanted to let you know what an amazing wedding we had at Dodford Manor and…

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Mr & Mrs Spencer

21 Oct 2013

We had such a brilliant day, I cant thank the whole team for making our wedding so perfect. Well done to you all

Mr & Mrs Nicholson

19 Oct 2013

Hannah, we just wanted to say thank you for everything yesterday. We had an amazing day, which is no small part down to you & thye Team @ Dodford Manor.…

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14 Oct 2013

We had a fantastic day, thank you so so much xx


14 Oct 2013

We had such a fantastic time!! Thank you so much for everything you did to make our day run so smoothly, it was just perfect. So many happy memories!! Thank…

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14 Oct 2013

Thank you everyone for helping to make our day so AMAZING!!! x

Mr & Mrs Oakes

13 Oct 2013

We wanted to say a heart felt thank you for everything you guys have done for us. We had such an amazing day, we said we’d love to do it…

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Mr & Mrs Djordjevic

27 Sep 2013

A massive thank you to all and especially to Hannah who made our day perfect. Everything went so well and it was enjoyed by all. Mark & I had the…

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Mr & Mrs Wood

26 Sep 2013

I just wanted to send a quick email saying thank you to all the staff at Dodford Manor for enuring our wedding on Thursday ran smoothly. You helped make our…

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Mr & Mrs Scott

21 Sep 2013

Firstly thank you to Hannah & the team for making our wedding on the 21st September 2013 such a great day. We had such a good time & everything ran…

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Mrs Bacon

20 Sep 2013

Thank you & your staff once again for all your help and efforts. Rachel was a star not only guiding us through the day but helping us find things the…

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Emma & Paul

13 Sep 2013

We both wanted to say thankyou. We had a fantastic day. All the staff involved were outstanding. Thankyou for making our day perfect. Our guests loved the venue-it was perfect.

Stacey & Paul

12 Sep 2013

Truely was the best day of our lives. Sarah made everything run without us having to think about it! A stunning venue, the most perfect day for my husband and…

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Mr & Mrs Macefield

12 Sep 2013

I would personally like to say a huge thank you to you Sarah for all your help with our wedding day. It really was seamless & the most perfect day…

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Lia & Gurdeep

9 Sep 2013

Gorgeous venue that suited our theme perfectly. Great Staff. We had the most perfect dayand the venue was a huge part of that.

Mr & Mrs Cox

2 Sep 2013

Firstly Id like to thank you all at Dodford on behalf of my husband and I. Our day was beyond perfect. Thank you


1 Sep 2013

Just wanted to say a huge thank you to the team at Dodford Manor, who helped make our wedding day perfect on Monday. Everyone was so helpful and the day…

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Gemma & Adam

29 Aug 2013

Our wedding day was perfect and more than we could ever have expected. We felt we were the only couple to ever marry there and have lovely memories to think…

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17 Aug 2013

We would just like to say the biggest thank you for making our wedding day just absolutely perfect. Everything was just amazing & we really do appriciate the hard work…

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Theo & Lin

15 Aug 2013

Thank you Sarah & The Dodford Team for all your efforts, you worked tirelessly yet invisibly to ensure a truly wonderful day was had by all

Anita Maddocks

11 Aug 2013

I just wanted to thank you all very much for making the wedding day of my daughter and new son-in-law so special. You have a beautiful venue which you should…

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Mr & Mrs Killick

2 Aug 2013

A massive thank you for everything you did for us for our big day. You were all amazing. From our first meeting we knew we had found the perfect venue…

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John & Nicole

2 Aug 2013

We just wanted to send a quick email to say thank you so much for everything you have done for us up & on the day of the wedding, it…

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Sam & John

26 Jul 2013

Our day was perfect. We didn’t have to worry about anything at all. We just enjoyed everything and soaked up the atmosphere of the day. Couldn’t have asked for more

bruce & sandra

26 Jul 2013

Just a short note to express our sincere appreciation for the tremendous effort put into the wedding arrangements both by yourselves and your staff and by Jenkinsons. The day of…

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Ashlea & Marcus

25 Jul 2013

Just a magical place to spend our day. From beginning to end a faultless day.

Holly & Daniel

24 Jun 2013

It was the perfect day! The venue, the staff and the food excelled themselves to the fullest enabling us and all our guests to have an unforgetable time. Thankyou, Thankyou,…

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Claudy & David

24 May 2013

The perfect venue for my amazing wedding. As it rained on my big day I was even more glad we chose Dodford as our pictures indoors looked stunning. I felt…

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Yvonne & Gary

19 May 2013

We had a vision of the venue we wanted. We visited Dodford Manor. We found it! It was the first and last place we viewed

Mr & Mrs Fox

18 May 2013

Thank you very much for all of your help & organisation in making our wedding day truly amazing. It really was a perfect day for us & we have some…

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Laure & Ties

11 May 2013

Delivered the perfect day and allowed us to focus on the most important thing-celebrating our love with friends and family

Rebecca & Jon

5 May 2013

Our day could not be faulted. Staff were very well organised and very professional throughout and we take away nothing but special memories. Simon and Annabelle were very enthusiastic throughout,clearly…

Jennie & Paul

19 Apr 2013

We had an absolutely wonderful wedding day at Dodford Manor-we were able to make every part of our day personal to us, and Simon, Annabelle and the team were fantastic.

Hannah & Jon

13 Apr 2013

The most amazing and magical day. Everything went smoothly. Annabelle and Simon couldn’t do enough to help. We loved evry second. Thank you for a day we’ll never forget!

Charlotte & Daniel

3 Apr 2013

A wonderful venue that allowed us to have the wedding of our dreams on the budget of reality

Kim & Tim

29 Mar 2013

This is a truely fantastic wedding venue. The flexibilty and choice meant we really were able to make the day our own and the customer service from the staff was…

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Sarah & Dan

28 Mar 2013

We couldn’t have found a wedding venue that was more perfect for us than Dodford manor. Everything about the venue and it’s staff combined to make our special day spectacular…

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Jill & Richard

16 Feb 2013

We had the most magical day of our lives all due to the professionalism, friendliness and dedication of your wedding team-Totally stress free.

Jill & Richard

16 Feb 2013

We had the most magical day of our lives all due to the professionalism, friendliness and dedication of your wedding team-Totally stress free.

Andrea & Matthew

2 Feb 2013

Fantastic day in a venue that, whilst being modern, had lots of character and staff were brilliant. Would not have changed anything

Alicia & Tom

2 Feb 2012

Our wedding day truely reflected our perfect day. The venue suited us down to the ground-the high spec finish and neutral decor mean it would suit any wedding style-you really…

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