One of Cheshire’s hidden gems, Dorfold Hall is an enchanting privately owned family home.
This romantic 400 year old Jacobean stately home, surrounded by its beautifully tended grounds which merge into the rolling landscape beyond, together form a quintessentially English setting to an idyllic and unsurpassable day.
Dorfold Hall is found on the outskirts of a charming market town – Nantwich. Itself only 15 minutes from the M6 and from Crewe train station. In turn, Crewe is only 90minutes from London and 35 minutes from Manchester.
Quintessentially English, Dorfold Hall is a magnificent Jacobean house, which was originally built in 1616 and is surrounded by enchanting gardens and woodland. Oozing old English charm at every corner, it makes for a breathtaking backdrop for you to tie the knot.
Dorfold Hall is an unquestionably romantic wedding venue, available to hire exclusively, so that you and your guests, can enjoy it in complete seclusion. They offer a truly bespoke service, in the belief that each couple deserves to be able to create their own tailor-made experience for their wedding day.
With its tree-lined driveway and lake, the entrance to the Hall is memorable in itself, but then the lush gardens, Dingle and hidden dells, amongst many other features are just as captivating. Not to mention the uninterrupted views offering themselves as far as the eye can see from the South lawn.
The gardens have often been described as “reminiscent of (Burnett’s) The Secret Garden”.
Their Coach House offers rustic charm for civil ceremonies and drinks receptions alike. Its large ancient oak doors opening up into the shade offered by a 1000-year old tree. They can accommodate 200 guests in a marquee and up to 220 including evening guests.*
The Bridal Suite, designed for King James I, with high ceilings, beautiful plasterwork, wood paneling, magnificent views and an enormous dressing room will not disappoint. Whilst, the four other bedrooms each offer the greatest of luxury, each in their own individual style. Apart from the five bedrooms inside the Hall they also have Redwood & Lakeside Cottages, which frame the entrance to the circular courtyard in front of the Hall. Having been recently renovated they blend some fascinating historical features with all the modern amenities one yearns for. Redwood Cottage offers 3 double bedrooms and a children’s bedroom, whilst Lakeside has 2 double bedrooms.
Bringing the total number of guests you can have staying in the Hall and grounds to 20 adult guests.
Aside from the rooms, the Dining Room and barrel vaulted Drawing room will both be available to use for dinners, lunches and evening drinks.
Dorfold Hall have disabled toilets and ramps where required which are available for day guests. Unfortunately none of the accommodation is designed for wheelchair access due to the age and listing of the property.
Dorfold Hall offers an idyllic setting, full of history, charm and beauty… A hidden gem ideal for staging a truly unique event.