Tucked away in the stunning countryside on the border of Northamptonshire and Leicestershire, The Woodlands is a beautiful outdoor space where couples can get married surrounded by nature. From summertime ceremonies to twilight festivities, we cater to all wedding types and will ensure each and every one is entirely unique.
The venue boasts two stunning ceremony locations, both indoor and outdoor, each with their own unique charm. Licensed for up to 100 guests for civil ceremonies, with the option for up to 180 evening guests, The Woodlands offers everything you need to celebrate your perfect day.
The Woodlands offers more than just a picturesque setting. You can enjoy exclusive access to our enchanting forest village, which includes both indoor and outdoor ceremony locations, a luxury tipi, an outdoor kitchen, a firepit, and onsite accommodation for you and all your guests.
THE NIGHT BEFORE
The stunning North Lodge located on the Hathorne Estate is available for wedding parties to stay the night before, giving you time to relax and prepare on the morning of your big day.
Boasting 6 bedrooms, the Lodge can sleep up to 11 people. With 2 bathrooms and a spacious light filled dressing room, there is ample room for everyone to get ready. Complete with kitchen and homely lounge overlooking the beautiful countryside surroundings, providing the perfect back drop for those unforgettable morning preparations.
Host your wedding ceremony outdoors from our enchanted Hideaway. With the dappled sun shining through the trees and birds singing in the open air, you will truly feel at one with nature.
With floor-to-ceiling windows, you can enjoy the best of both worlds with an exceptional indoor
ceremony room that offers outstanding views over the woods. The contemporary and stylish venue
has a truly relaxed atmosphere with natural light in abundance, providing the perfect canvas on
which to design your dream wedding.
FROM GOURMET TO GRAZE
The Woodlands benefits from having its own in-house kitchen team led by our highly skilled Executive Head Chef. Our carefully curated wedding breakfast options complement the unique setting and are designed to delight and above all taste outstanding!
From gourmet dining to relaxed buffets, our extensive food and drink options mean you’re sure to find something that suits your style. Whatever you choose, it’s guaranteed to leave an impression.
A DAY WITH A DIFFERENCE
Manicured lawns and wild flowerbeds surround The Woodlands – an ideal location for fun and games, as well as fantastic photo opportunities. Enjoy drinks and lawn games before gathering everyone together to toast marshmallows around the firepit as the sun starts to set.
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER
Continue the celebrations with your family and friends as night time falls upon the Woodlands.
Welcome your evening guests with a hand crafted cocktail and party the night away to your choice of entertainment.
Nestled in woodland treetops, just away from the main venue hides the stunning Treehouse Suite. Sleep amongst the trees for the first night as a newly married couple.
After a truly unforgettable day, having a cosy bed waiting for you sounds absolutely perfect. When you book The Woodlands for your wedding day, you and your guests have exclusive access to all of our accommodation so there’s no need for anyone to make a long trip home at the end of the night.
The following morning, gather once again in the Woodlands for a Full English breakfast before departure.