Wedding Celebration Spaces

Knockerdown has a number of great multi functional wedding celebration spaces that you can use to create the most perfect wedding day for you and your guests.

Brackendale Room - 100 Person Wedding Ceremony and Reception Space

​The purpose-built Brackendale room offers a spacious blank canvas that can be personalised to reflect your unique style and personality. With ample natural light streaming through its high windows and a neutral-coloured interior, this versatile space effortlessly accommodates a variety of wedding styles, from rustic and natural to modern and contemporary.

Fully licensed, the Brackendale room provides the perfect setting for an indoor marriage or civil partnership ceremony, complete with an aisle to walk down. For your wedding breakfast, the room comfortably seats up to 100 guests, offering flexible options for both formal and informal layouts. You have the freedom to select your own suppliers to curate your dream day.

Leading from the Brackendale room, the outdoor terrace area provides an ideal spot for an open-air drinks reception. As the day transitions into night, the Brackendale room transforms into a fantastic space for a lively party. You have the freedom to hire bands, DJs, discos, acoustic groups, or create your own incredible playlist, as we provide a PA system for your convenience. Additionally, we can make space available for snacks and late-night food to keep your guests fuelled while they dance the night away.

The decor options are limitless, whether you choose to adorn the space with enchanting fairy lights, charming bunting, or elegant drapes hanging from the ceiling. Our dedicated wedding team will be there to assist in transitioning the room between each setting, ensuring ample space for you and your guests.

At Knockerdown, we do not have a licensed bar, so we kindly request that you provide your own drinks. You are welcome to bring as much as you desire, and there is no corkage charge from us.

Further Details About The Brakendale Room 

Wedding Breakfast with Ivy

Brackendale Terrace

Decorated Back Patio

The Brackendale room seamlessly connects to the Brackendale outdoor terrace, creating a perfect setting for an open-air drinks reception. This popular spot is ideal for enjoying fizz and canapés or relaxed evening drinks during summer nights. You have the freedom to customise the outdoor area with tables and chairs for you and your guests to use throughout the day. 

Extend your wedding room by incorporating a bar space, while caterers can serve your wedding breakfast under a pop-up gazebo. Add your personal touch with decorative elements like balloons and lighting to create a magical ambiance. 

The Games Room

The games room is a multi purpose room that can be used to help your special celebrations run more smoothly. 

You can either leave the room as it is for a more relaxed atmosphere or add tables and chairs for different scenes throughout your weekend

Arrival day area for greeting your guests and evening entertainment

Indoor drinks reception area with pop up station for drinks and canapes with using the Carsington room to extend your space 

Decorate as you wish with ceiling and curtain fairy lights or bunting hanging from the hooks

Invite a bar company to come and set up for a more relaxed environment throughout the day. Your guests could use the corridor that links back to the Brackendale Room so they can come and go from the wedding room to the bar area.

Next to the games room, our charming wedding venue boasts an additional highlight—a delightful indoor heated swimming pool. Your guests can take a refreshing dip during their stay, creating unforgettable memories. 

Games Room

The Knockerdown Street

Bride & Groom kissing in street

Knockerdown street serves as the vibrant "hub" of our wedding village, offering a spacious and open area from which paths extend in various directions, leading to different settings.

This wide open space fosters a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it the perfect setting for festival-style events. It provides an ideal backdrop for capturing those cherished confetti moments and group shots, ensuring lasting memories.

To enhance the ambiance, you have the flexibility to invite different suppliers to set up along Knockerdown Street, creating a lively and enjoyable experience for everyone. Foodie vans, photo booths, drink vans, and ice cream carts can all contribute to the vibrant energy "in the street."

The Courtyard

The Courtyard, nestled within our secluded village, is home to 9 of our individually styled self-catering cottages. It's the perfect spot to welcome your guests, where they can enjoy drinks and delicious food from a foodie van, getting everyone excited for the day ahead.

Throughout the wedding morning, the courtyard buzzes with guests going back and forth between cottages. It also serves as a lovely drinks reception area, complete with a pop-up gazebo. Capture the all-important group shot against the charming backdrop.

Decorated Courtyard

The Carsington Room


The Carsington room creates a fantastic relaxation area and is located next door to the games room.

The room is fully licensed to host wedding ceremonies, providing a delightful setting for your vows.

It offers a great space for a photo booth, sweet cart, or even a TV for children to watch or play video games. It can also serve as a play centre for little ones, ensuring entertainment for guests of all ages.

Throughout your stay, you could set up a a tea and coffee station, allowing you and your guests to enjoy a warm beverage whenever desired.

Additionally, the Carsington room serves as an indoor drinks reception area, complete with a pop-up station for drinks and delicious canapés. You can also use the adjacent games room to expand your space for a memorable celebration.

Furthermore, the Carsington room could be used as a dedicated bridal room, providing a comfortable space for you to get ready on your special day, adding to the convenience and ease of your wedding preparations.

The Meadow

The meadow, located at the back of our site, offers a spacious and open area for you to enjoy throughout your stay, surrounded by beautiful countryside.

At one end of the meadow, you'll find our wedding gazebo, leaving the rest of the space for you to create an array of fun activities.

It's the perfect setting for exciting options like crazy golf, bouncy castles, lawn games, football, rounders, and more—ensuring endless entertainment for all.

Take advantage of the picturesque backdrop the Meadow provides, offering numerous photo opportunities throughout your special day. As the sun sets, capture the stunning shot of the open countryside, creating a glorious memory to treasure.

The Meadow

Outdoor Wedding Gazebo

Outdoor Wedding Gazebo

The outdoor wedding gazebo is nestled in the meadow, offering breathtaking views of the rolling hills and open countryside.

This enchanting gazebo is fully licensed to host civil wedding ceremonies, featuring an alfresco aisle, guest benches, and a registrar table.

In case of inclement weather, we have an indoor alternative. The Brackendale room can be transformed into a captivating space for an indoor civil wedding ceremony.

After the ceremony, the gazebo area is perfect for a delightful drinks reception, where you can indulge in canapes and champagne.

Play Area

At the end of our meadow you will find a playground providing a safe and enjoyable space for the little ones to have a great time during your wedding celebration.

The playground is adjacent to cottages Dove, Edale and Butterton, and has swings, slides, and climbing frames along with a climbing wall and hobbit house and it gives great joy & excitement to children that like to climb, slide and explore. 

The playground offers age-appropriate fun for children of all ages, while the adults enjoy the festivities. The kids can run, play, and make new friends in this secure outdoor area, which helps create a family-friendly atmosphere and makes your wedding a memorable experience for guests of all ages.

Play area (old)

We are a Dog Friendly Wedding Venue!

Cara & Sam
Credit: Marc Dewhurst Photography
We are a dog friendly wedding venue! We love dogs as much as you do, which is why we offer dog-friendly spaces at our venue. Your furry friends are welcome to join in the wedding celebration, as we provide designated areas where they can enjoy the day with you. From leisurely walks in our beautiful gardens to designated play areas, we have created safe and comfortable spaces for your dogs. Capture memorable moments with your canine companions and make them a part of your wedding memories. Why not let you pet pooch play an important role on the day and choose your dog to be ring bearer!

Need help on the day? Why not hire in a Dog chaperone so that you and your loved ones can relax and enjoy the day you have planned. You will feel much more at ease knowing your treasured pup is in safe hands of a trusted dog-sitter.

Celebrate your special day with your loved ones, including your beloved pets and let them stay.  We have 4 self catering dog friendly cottages on site so they too can stay.

Please ensure your dogs are on a leash and under your supervision at all times and read our doggy rules.