Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Exclusive Use
100 capacity

The feel

Knockerdown cottages and reception room is an idyllic setting for you to celebrate your wedding with close family and friends. Set with in the Peak District, surrounded by beautiful woodland and countryside. We are perfectly situated in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, within easy reach of the local surrounding areas of Derby, Nottingham and Chesterfield.

Whether you are planning a small intimate wedding or having a grand celebration Knockerdown’s reception room and accommodation offer comfortable and flexible surroundings, whatever the weather. Our reception room is beautiful decorated with high windows on two sides, allowing natural light to shine through, the reception room blends itself to any style including rustic, natural, modern and contemporary. One of our dedicated Wedding Planners will be on hand to make sure that your wedding day runs smoothly, so you can relax and enjoy your memorable day with close family and friends.

We are licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, and have the facilities for you to get married indoors or outdoors under our beautiful pagoda.

We offer:

“Do it Yourself Weddings”

Recommend suppliers list or source your own suppliers

Exclusive weekend weddings for easy set up

One day weddings

Mid-week weddings

On site accommodation for up to 90 guests

Flexible option, to bring your own drinks in for your guests to enjoy at your evening reception.

Knockerdown Cottages will have exclusive offers on the day for weddings.

*2 dog friendly cottages starting 5th November.*


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Sue Dowell Celebrancy

21 Aug 2019

And a huge thank you to Justeen & the whole team at Knockerdown for making sure that everything ran so smoothly behind the scenes! It was a real pleasure working…

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7 Jul 2018

I can highly recommend this venue and I’m sure my family and friends would too – we got married here on Saturday and had the most perfect weekend! My only…

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Kay & Andy

22 Jun 2018

Fiona & the Knockerdown Team Thank you for making our day so Special, you`ve helped so much and made this weekend a weekend to remember. Looking forward to coming back…

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Helen & Dean

3 Dec 2018

We chose Knockdown Farm as we wanted to have a place where we could have a relaxed full weekend to celebrate with our friends and family, rather than rushing it…

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Nick & Rachael Fellows

3 Dec 2018

Thank you for all your help with the wedding, it was truly a special day (and weekend) which we got to share with all of our family and friends. The…

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3 Dec 2018

A massive thank you for all your help and hard work with the wedding. We totally appreciated everything you did. The whole weekend was perfect and we had an unforgettable…

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3 Dec 2018

Congratulations to my best friend Claire and her hubby Andrew. It has been an amazing weekend Fiona was lovely and helped Claire and Andrew out every step of the way…

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Ellie & Alex Beveridge

3 Dec 2018

To Everyone at Gainsborough Retreats, (Especially Hannah and Fiona) YOU made our Wedding day PERFECT & we could never thank you enough. I hope our Wedding Party wasn’t too rowdy…

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3 Dec 2018

To Justeen, Dave and the team at Knockerdown Cottages Thank you for all your help throughout Wedding Planning and during our special day. We have loved this weekend. All our…

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Knockerdown Cottages
Peak District

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