An insight into Dorfold Hall as a new captivating Country House Wedding Venue.
A spectacular driveway, a 1000 year old Chestnut tree, views as far as the eye can see overlooking the lake and the countryside, and a bedroom designed for a King.
All are just a hint of what you can experience at Dorfold Hall.
Steeped in history, Dorfold Hall is a truly special place, it is a grade-1 listed Jacobean house fit for a King - it was originally built to host a visit from King James I! The estate has a magical and seductive quality to it and most who visit can not help but fall in love with it. History, charm and character exude from every nook and cranny at Dorfold Hall – from the magnificent James I bedroom to the amazing chestnut tree believed to be over a thousand years old, and the last legacy of the original Delamere Forest.
Our motto for the wedding business - BEGUILING BESPOKE BOUTIQUE – encapsulates everything we want it to stand for.
From the very beginning our concept for the type of venue we hoped to create was a truly exceptional, bespoke wedding venue with a real boutique feel to it. Essentially a place where every Bride’s dreams of her perfect day can come true and every expectation is exceeded, ensuring magical day to herald the beginning of their lives together as a married couple.
But apart from all this we also wanted to offer our couples something different: the gift of TIME. The time to thoroughly soak in the atmosphere, the time to speak to all your friends and family and to savour the experience of getting married. Not necessarily just on the day, but perhaps by enjoying dinner the night before in the Hall’s dining room and drawing room, or lunch the day after or even, or why not the entire weekend! How will we achieve this? Mostly by having a limited number of events each year, which means the opportunity to come and decorate the marquee the day before and the option of having a well deserved lie-in the day after, as well as lunches and BBQs the day after.
Sharing the feeling of warmth and intimacy that I have always felt when stepping through the front door of our home, is a feeling we wish our couples to experience. To absorb the atmosphere and embrace it until they feel at home too, is another key element to our concept.
You are probably starting to get a sense of just how special Dorfold Hall is and how passionate we are about it. We feel a tremendous sense of responsibility towards the Hall and we feel more like custodians, than owners – there to nurture it and protect it for the generations to come. Our greatest wish is to breathe new life into it and shepherd it into a new and exciting era.
On 3rd September this year, we had the immense privilege and pleasure of hosting Kelly and Andy Bibby’s wedding. They placed their trust in us, which together with the relationship we forged whilst designing and delivering their wedding day, was simply elating! Playing a key part in someone’s Big Day is simply the best of feelings! I am proud to say that the day exceeded everyone’s expectations …. Including ours!
Another huge element to bringing to life our vision has been creating a fabulous team of partners. From concept/idea to reality, none of it would would have been possible without the amazing people I now have the privilege to work alongside. They have all been incredibly supportive and patient. Click Here to visit our partner page. The main common denominator with those we have chosen to work with us is their passion, professionalism, and experience combined with their versatility and adaptability, which in turn means that each wedding is individually tailored to suit every taste, and each and every one is irrefutably dedicated to fulfilling your dream of your perfect wedding.