A fairytale setting with a unique heritage, Hodsock Priory is the perfect venue for your wedding ceremony, reception and evening celebrations. Steeped in history, this beautiful country house once entertained Henry VIII and has evolved over hundreds of years to become the timeless escape it is today. So whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, Hodsock Priory offers an inspiring blend of lavish surroundings, superb food and unrivalled, award-winning personal service to make your wedding day one to cherish and remember forever.
A Warm Welcome from George Buchanan
“Hodsock will be exclusively yours, we only host one wedding at a time. We guarantee that it’ll just be you and your friends and family. It’s important to us that everyone feels welcome, can relax and have fun.
We’ve received awards for our service and the relaxed elegance of our venue. We’re always efficient and friendly, here to help you, reassure you, guide you and advise you through the planning of your wedding. We’ll be there on the day to manage your suppliers and make sure everything runs according to plan so you can be worry-free on the day.
Arrange a personal viewing to come and see our unique Tudor Gatehouse and explore the gardens. They make for dramatic, sensational photography at any time of year. You can wander through the House, imagine your celebrations taking place, and take a peek at the Bridal Suite where you’ll get ready and stay for the night of your wedding. We’ll look forward to welcoming you to our family home.”
– George Buchanan
Ceremonies take place in The Panelled Hall, in front of the fireplace with amazing views of the Gatehouse and the North Lawn. The atmospheric room is packed with grandeur, overlooked by portraits of ancestors symbolising the coming together of two families.
The Pavilion is the focal point of the house. This impressive room can hold 120 for a ceremonial dinner and 250 for your reception party. It is very simple yet elegant, with neutral walls and deep blue accents. A stunning room dressed with flowers and silverware, or a blank canvas for a themed wedding day.
Venture up the grand staircase to the sumptuous Bridal Suite and two guest rooms. The rest of the bridal party can enjoy an overnight stay in our former dairy, transformed into the five star Courtyard B&B.
The Wedding Breakfast and Celebrations
When you’re planning a perfect Hodsock wedding, we can help with every aspect of your big day. From catering, cakes and champagne to fine dining, flowers and musical entertainment, we work with the best local suppliers and produce. Our suppliers are used to regularly working at Hodsock and are committed to providing the best value for couples looking for a spectacular country house wedding.
Celebrations and ideas
Come and see us
Come and visit us to see this exquisite venue for yourself. Our Award Winning Wedding Manager, Lynda Pepper will be delighted to show you around and discuss your wedding plans so far.
Simply drop us a line using the contact form below and we’ll get in touch with you to arrange a suitable time for you and your partner to come and see us.
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