Begun in 1595 by Robert Smythson, one of England’s foremost Elizabethan Architects, Doddington Hall was completed in 1600 and has never been sold or cleared out since. Doddington is still a lived-in and much loved family home, alive with history and interest.
Over 400 years of unbroken family occupation has resulted in fascinating collections of furniture, weaponry, paintings, ceramics, textiles, household objects, porcelain and a wealth of amusing stories all to be found in and around Doddington Hall. It is a perfect location for your wedding with a choice of 4 locations for your ceremony, the use of the estate cottages to stay in , and the newly refurbished Coach House to host your wedding reception. The gardens are spectacular – great for your wedding photography!
The Coach House is a stylishly refurbished Elizabethan building with its own secluded garden and delightful, light, airy and modern extension. Standing just metres from Doddington Hall, it is a light, flexible and tasteful space suitable for either a small intimate gathering or a larger wedding party. It can seat from 20 to 120 people and our own kitchens provide delicious, quality catering and hospitality. The Coach House consists of 2 main rooms; the Garden Room (licensed for Civil Ceremonies) & the Green Wing for dining. The Garden Room is used for Civil Ceremonies (maximum of 70 guests), drinks receptions and as the evening disco or entertainment area. The Green Wing is a large, spacious and stylish room with huge sliding glass doors that open onto a private and pretty walled garden. The maximum capacity is 120 for seated dining. For an evening reception, your guests can make use of all rooms along with the private garden. For an evening reception the maximum capacity is 180. It is the perfect venue for your special day with a large variety of locations for your wedding photography