The wedding venue is one of the most important parts of planning a wedding and it is important you visit a few different ones to make a final decision. You might have an idea in mind as to what your perfect venue looks like. It is important to be flexible with this image as it may not exist. One venue could have everything you want except one thing, don’t let this put you off.
Research All Options
When it comes to venues there are thousands offering their services. You could take a look online at the best venues or even ask friends and family for their recommendations.
It would help to know what style of wedding you want in order to narrow down the venues. For example, if you wanted a rustic barn-style wedding with exclusive use of the venue then you could take a look at Dodford Manor. This is a beautiful venue in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside.
Contact The Venue
Now it is time to contact the venue that you wish to take a look around. If you are contacting Dodford Manor then there are a couple of ways to do this. The first is using the contact form on our website. If you include your name, contact information, and a short message we will get back to you. You can also give us a call to arrange a viewing day, give the dates and times you are available and they will try to be as accommodating as possible.
Ask & Answer Questions
When you arrive at Dodford Manor for your viewing day you will be greeted by a member or two of the wedding team. They will lead you through for an informal chat before taking you to look around the venue itself. During this chat, they will ask questions such as what dates you are wanting to hold your wedding, if you can be flexible with dates that will be super helpful. They will also ask you how many guests will likely be in attendance so they have an idea of the numbers. You will also likely be asked if you need accommodation for your guests, Dodford Manor doesn’t have onsite accommodation but it does have contact with leading hotels in the nearby area.
Now you will be shown around the venue, this is a perfect opportunity to take some photos to help you remember when you get home. The venue will be okay with this and you might also have some more questions as you look around. You will be shown all areas you will have access to including the beauty area where you can get ready on your wedding morning and the barn itself.