Dorton House

Beautiful 15th century Jacobean mansion, set in quintessential rolling Buckinghamshire countryside.

A bit about us

Our aim at Dorton House is simply to create bespoke weddings. We believe we have all the key ingredients to create the perfect wedding day which will have your guests talking for years to come. Starting with a beautiful quintessential rolling Buckinghamshire countryside setting dovetailed with first class service. We also pride ourselves on being one of the most flexible venue in the area to the extent, if required, being able to offer couples a blank canvas to create their own perfect wedding. Our in house wedding planner will be on hand to offer you as much guidance and support as you need including on the wedding day, whether it be recommending and helping you choose wedding day suppliers and/or guiding you to create a wedding day which is as individual as the couple.

Dorton House is only ever hired on an exclusive use basis. You will have access to virtually the entire ground floor of the mansion (detailed below) and you will also have full access to our stunning grounds to use as you wish. Whether it be for an outdoor drinks reception, garden games and entertainment, endless opportunities for photo's or siting a marquee. On your chosen wedding day you can have access to the venue from as early as you need in the morning right through until the last dance at Midnight.  

All rooms in the mansion are all licensed to perform civil wedding ceremonies with their capacities being 130, 100 and 30 guests respectively. British weather dependent it is also possible to get married outside in various locations around our grounds, thus giving you the freedom to pick a room which suits your taste or to match the size of wedding party. Unlike some venues in the area we do not charge an additional fee for you to also get married at Dorton House.  

In addition to civil ceremonies, Dorton House is in a very unique position of being able to offer couples the opportunity of a church ceremony or post ceremony blessing on site. Tucked away a mere twenty metres behind the mansion lies the beautiful 12th century Dorton church.

The flexible approach which sets Dorton House apart from our competitors extends to every aspect of your wedding day and the food and drinks is no exception. Our in-house catering team can offer a wide range of catering and food options so you can decide the style and formality of your wedding breakfast or reception catering.  We can offer bespoke formal dining to informal wedding catering such BBQ's & afternoon teas, with evening catering ranging from hog roasts to traditional fish & chips or Pizzas. 

The exclusive use venue fee starts from just £2500.00 

  • Dorton House
  • Dorton House
  • Dorton
  • Aylesbury
  • Buckinghamshire
  • HP197AE


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  • Capacity: 100 day guests & 250 evening in Mansion, up to 500 in Marquee in grounds

  • Parking available
  • Children welcome
  • Wifi available
  • Disabled access
  • Bar
  • privatedining

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