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Knighton House

The feel

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, all year round. Set within an area of outstanding natural beauty, above the banks of the winding River Stour and the pretty Dorset village of Durweston, Knighton House was formerly part of the Portman Estate and has a wealth of beautiful period features inside the house. 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 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 flexibility with our indoor and outdoor spaces and your choice of suppliers so that your bespoke event is tailored to your specific 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 for ceremonies, dining and dancing, flexible access for venue dressing and a dedicated Venue Coordinator service.


Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Exclusive Use
200 capacity


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Knighton House
Blandford Forum
West Country
DT11 0PY

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Knighton House

Knighton House