Hodsock Priory

Blyth, Near Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 0TY
01909 591204Quote: “WVIE”
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Hodsock Priory Weddings

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Hodsock Priory can accommodate an intimate wedding gathering, just as easily as a grand and lavish celebration. Take a look at their wedding packages, as Hodsock Priory provides an inspiration setting, with a  blend of lavish surroundings, delicious food and unrivalled, award-winning personal customer service.

Hodsock Priory is an historic country house wedding venue set in 800 acres of countryside on the border of Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire. We’ve restored our family home to become a luxury, award-winning, wedding and event venue. What makes us different? Well apart from the breathtaking views, our very own Tudor Gatehouse and acres of gardens, woodland and rolling fields, we also offer exclusivity. We only do one event at a time, so our home is all yours for the day.

A fairytale setting with a unique heritage, Hodsock Priory is the perfect venue for your wedding ceremony, reception and evening celebrations. Steeped in history, this beautiful country house once entertained Henry VIII and has evolved over hundreds of years to become the timeless escape it is today. So whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, take a look at our wedding packages, as Hodsock Priory offers an inspiring blend of lavish surroundings, superb food and unrivalled, award-winning personal service to make your wedding day one to cherish and remember forever.

A Warm Welcome from George Buchanan

“Hodsock will be exclusively yours, we only host one wedding at a time. We guarantee that it’ll just be you and your friends and family. It’s important to us that everyone feels welcome, can relax and have fun.

We’ve received awards for our service and the relaxed elegance of our venue. We’re always efficient and friendly, here to help you, reassure you, guide you and advise you through the planning of your wedding. We’ll be there on the day to manage your suppliers and make sure everything runs according to plan so you can be worry-free on the day.

Arrange a personal viewing to come and see our unique Tudor Gatehouse and explore the gardens. They make for dramatic, sensational photography at any time of year. You can wander through the House, imagine your celebrations taking place, and take a peek at the Bridal Suite where you’ll get ready and stay for the night of your wedding. We’ll look forward to welcoming you to our family home.”
– George Buchanan


Ceremonies take place in The Panelled Hall, in front of the fireplace with amazing views of the Gatehouse and the North Lawn. The atmospheric room is packed with grandeur, overlooked by portraits of ancestors symbolising the coming together of two families.


The Pavilion is the focal point of the house. This impressive room can hold 120 for a ceremonial dinner and 250 for your reception party. It is very simple yet elegant, with neutral walls and deep blue accents. A stunning room dressed with flowers and silverware, or a blank canvas for a themed wedding day.

Wedding Venue Overview and Facilities

  • Total No. of bedrooms—13
  • No. of function rooms—1
  • Civil license—Yes
  • Same Sex Marriage—Yes

Wedding Breakfast and Reception Guest Capacities

Wedding season availability

All year round


Venture up the grand staircase to the sumptuous Bridal Suite and two guest rooms. The rest of the bridal party can enjoy an overnight stay in our former dairy, transformed into the five star Courtyard B&B.

The three House Bedrooms are The Bridal Suite,The Green Room and The Blue Room. The other 10 bedroom apartments are in our converted dairy, The Courtyard, as short distance away from the main house building

Directions by Road

Hodsock Priory is easy to get to, just a few minutes drive from the A1 M at Blyth.

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SatNav users should be aware that some systems direct cars through the nearby village of Carlton-in-Lindrick and then along a disused Hodsock Lane to a dead-end in a field. If however you set your SatNav for ‘BLYTH’, you should avoid this misdirection!

Visiting Hodsock by Air

The nearest airports to Hodsock Priory are Robin Hood Airport, Doncaster (11 miles, approximately 25mins) and Gamston Airport, Retford (12 miles away, approximately 20mins).

Helicopters can take off and land at Hodsock Priory – either on the North Lawn or the Fan Lawn. (see below)

hodsock priory map

Visiting Hodsock Priory by Train

The nearest station Retford is a 10 minute drive away – only 90 minutes from London Kings Cross on the GNER East Coast line.

Visiting Hodsock Priory by Car

Approaching from the South on the A1

Leave the A1 on the A634, signposted MALTBY, which brings you into the village of BLYTH. In the village TURN LEFT onto the B6045, signposted WORKSOP, continue for 3/4 mile and TURN RIGHT, signposted HODSOCK PRIORY.

Approaching from the North on the A1

Turn off the A1(M) at Blyth Services. TURN RIGHT at the mini-roundabout, signposted BLYTH (B6045) and continue into BLYTH VILLAGE. In the village, pass the shop and TURN RIGHT (B6045, signposted WORKSOP), continue for 3/4 mile and TURN RIGHT, signposted HODSOCK PRIORY.







"George - just wanted to send a thank you for helping us put on a perfect day.

You and the team ran a seamless operation - it was almost as if you'd done it before! You put us at total ease and worked worryingly hard to make sure our day went swimmingly."
Harriet and Andrew


"George and Lynda - We'd like to thank you for making our wedding such a wonderful and memorable day. We feel that the entire Hodsock team really looked after us and made sure everything ran smoothly. Our guests were stunned by the venue, grounds and atmosphere you all created."
Michelle and Paul


"We had the most amazing day we could have ever imagined. We've received so many lovely compliments from family and friends on just how beautiful Hodsock Priory is and that they were made to feel so welcome. They thought the service they received was exceptional."
Samantha and Chris


"A massive 'Thank you' for making our wedding day so perfect. The day went so fast and we thoroughly enjoyed every second of it. We cannot thank you guys enough. Your are an amazing lady and an asset to the Hodsock gang. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"
Michaela and David


"George and the Team - thank you for all you did in the run up to and on the day of our wedding; you supported our vision and were so kind to us and we're so grateful to have been able to use your family home to marry at. Hodsock will continue to be special to us and we hope to visit soon!"
Corrin and Chris


"Thank you so much for everything you did to make our day so perfect. You looked after us so well and made the day run so smoothly. I wish I could do it all over again. Hodsock is the perfect venue and nothing matched it for us."
Helen and Gav


"We really can't thank you enough for making our wedding day the best day of our lives! You helped make the experience of planning a wedding very easy and were such a pleasure to work with. It was just perfect! All the staff were amazing and so friendly and helpful. The day went better than we could possibly have imagined. Hodsock Priory is the perfect venue for a wedding. (PS Thank you for taking such good care of my Nan on the day!)"
Emma and Craig


"The hugest heartfelt thank you to you and all of the team at Hodsock. We had the best day ever. You are so brilliant at your job! I can't believe you have to sort all of that every weekend! The whole day ran so smoothly, everywhere looked beautiful and all of your staff were so friendly and professional. To top it off, you even helped us pack up and get off in the morning! You are a superstar, Lynda!"
Mr and Mrs Holmes

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