A truly unique destination wedding venue awaits you and your guests at Knockerdown. Fiona and Justeen welcome you to our wonderful countryside residence where you will find your every need catered for by our friendly and experienced wedding team. We can offer you the chance to put together a bespoke wedding package with as much choice and flexibility as you wish. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or having a grand celebration Knockerdown can offer it all.
Our highly experienced team are on hand to offer advice, support, recommend suppliers and local knowledge to help you create the wedding of your dreams. You can appoint a caterer of your choice, choose your own entertainment, decorations, photographer, cake maker, and bring in your own drinks (no corkage charge from us!) We can offer as much support as you need or if you are wanting a more laid back affair, with the freedom to enjoy the ‘do it yourself’ option, we can step back and let you enjoy the site.
Whatever your plans are the team at Knockerdown take great pride in providing couples, their families and guests with a celebration that is truly unique, individual and unforgettable.
Knockerdown is nestled in rural Derbyshire on the cusp of the Peak District National Park. This private countryside residence was originally a working farm and has been lovingly restored to create a charming and unique private residence.
Knockerdown consists of the purpose built Brackendale Suite (named after the local Brackendale Brook), Carsington Room, Spa and Treatment Rooms, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Games Room, Private Meadow, Wedding Garden Gazebo and sixteen individually styled country cottages that can accommodate up to 90 guests. This is all available for you to use as part of our bespoke wedding service.
Beautiful trees wrap around the estate offering seclusion and privacy and creating a sense of peaceful tranquility, from the moment you arrive. Once you have parked your car and settled in you really are a world away from anywhere, however Knockerdown is conveniently located for all amenities. The beautiful market town of Ashbourne is just a 15 minute drive away, here you will find an array of shops, bars, restaurants and supermarkets should you wish to head out for supplies. There is also a great family friendly pub situated just opposite the venue which serves good pub food, local ales and a very warm welcome.
For guests arriving by public transport the closest train station is Cromford train station just 5 miles away, Derby train and bus station 20 miles away and Ashbourne bus station 6 miles away. East Midlands Airport is 33 miles away and Manchester Airport 53 miles away. Travelling by car to Knockerdown is easy whether you are coming from the North or the South the M1 is less than hour away from the venue. Please see our directions page for further information.