Woodlands at Hothorpe Wedding Venue in Leicestershire

The Woodlands at Hothorpe Wedding Venue

Rustic luxe woodland wedding village & treehouse

27 reviews

Key Facts

Price Band: ££ - £££

Guests for a ceremony: 100

Accommodation Rooms: 23

Accommodation Capacity: 59

Features & Services

Civil Licensed Wedding Venue, Offering Woodland Weddings

Amazing backdrop to your wedding photography

Available only as exclusive use, with accommodation on site

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Outdoor Ceremonies
Receptions Only

Venue Setting


Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies
Exclusive use
Bridal suite
Guest rooms
Dance floor
Live music permitted
Discos permitted
Wedding coordinator
Onsite car parking
One wedding per day
Licensed bar
Wedding packages
Bespoke weddings
Dog friendly

Venue Type

Unique & Unusual
Intimate Venue
Outdoor Weddings
Eco Wedding Venue

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers
BBQ & Hog Roasts

About The Woodlands at Hothorpe

If you would like to add some natural rustic charm to your wedding or you are keen to recreate that festival feel with the guaranteed comfort of a warm and dry venue, The Woodlands could be just the venue. Choose from indoor or outside civil ceremony

Located on the border of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, The Woodlands is a unique venue nestled within expansive grounds. Licenced for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies, it really does offer the best of both worlds.

With floor to ceiling glass doors that slide open, lots of outside space, stunning tipi with a firepit you can truly make the most of the surroundings.
Indoors, the venue is made up of three large, light and recently refurbished rooms, with the bar and lounge area in the centre. Outdoors, the space offers the perfect opportunity for celebratory drinks in the tipi, lawn games and outdoor dining for the evening.

Surrounding the venue is guest accommodation lodges and snugs, and further into the woods you will find The Treehouse, which makes the most amazing newlywed suite.
The food and drink options are as flexible and fun as the venue. With everything from canapés to a wedding breakfast BBQ or a beer table to a gin bar, you’re sure to find something to suit you.

We also offer the Intimate Wedding Package, designed for 30 people, for those who want to celebrate with close family and friends on a smaller scale. Further guests can be added at a supplement charge.

Customer Reviews

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make our big day so special… All the staff on the day were amazing. We didn’t even notice them running around changing the venue from ceremony to dinner to evening. Everyone was professional and helpful! We couldn’t have chosen a better venue. Had so many people compliment on the food and how it’s the best they’ve ever had. In fact, one of my favourite memories is my bridesmaid shouting how this is the best dessert she’s ever had at our wedding breakfast!! So many people asked where we’d found this gem of a venue and how beautiful the whole setting was in The Woodlands. We also used so many of your recommended suppliers from your open days including Victoria’s Cake Company, Princess Occasions and Bird and the Bad Man for our evening entertainment and all of them were flawless so thank you again for that! It was everything I’ve ever dreamed off since being a little girl and I wish I had an excuse to hire The Woodlands again. I’m already planning on booking The Treehouse for a nice little break. Thank you so much!

From the bottom of our hearts thank you! It was the most perfect and magical day and better than we could have ever imagined. Thanking whoever up there was looking down on us on Friday with the weather as it made the biggest difference! Everything about the day was perfect, the way everything flowed it didn’t feel like there was any waiting around or awkward breaks. We are so grateful for everything you did for us and we had so so many lovely compliments saying that our wedding had set the bar for all future weddings.

A belated but none the less heartfelt massive thank you for all your hard work… Every single guest, young and old, had a fantastic time. Everything went according to plan thanks to your expertise and we all thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the day. The venue is so perfect, the food is delicious and caters for all tastes, and the grounds and accommodation are all so lovely. The whole combination made for a perfect day so again we're sending huge thanks to you and everyone who helped make it our day to remember.

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything and for all the help and support with our day and little changes or requests we had. It all ran so well and both said that the day was everything we hoped for and more than. Everyone kept telling us how the canapés were the best they had ever had at a wedding and the burgers went down a storm in the evening that by the time I knew what time it was they had all gone! We have had so many of our friends and family, but also all of our suppliers, say what a great venue The Woodlands. I think because it is so separate you feel like you are somewhere else completely and the atmosphere there is just amazing. On the morning it was all so calm and relaxing while getting ready and we were so thrilled to be able to stay the evening before and we think that this just made our day even more special for us and the weather held out for us with the exception of 5 minutes of rain which I can live with :). Again, just want to say a huge thanks to all the staff on the day who did a fantastic job and really delivered the day that we hoped for.

Just wanted to say a huge thank you to of the fantastic staff at The Woodlands who made our day so wonderful. From booking, through to planning, tasting and the big day itself, everything was wonderful. I think just about everyone who came said what a beautiful venue it is. We were so lucky on the day to be able to use The Hideaway for the ceremony, to hear the birds chirruping throughout was quite magical. The venue rooms themselves were just perfect for the flow of everyone throughout the day, having the guest rooms so close by meant that everyone could take time for themselves to relax during the quieter parts of the day and come back to party when they were ready. The food was gorgeous, more than we could have expected. Staying in the Treehouse overnight just topped it off. Waking up in the beautiful countryside with a coffee on the balcony was perfect. Being able to share breakfast with our wonderful guests was so special. They all had great reviews of their rooms as well. We are so glad that we chose The Woodlands for our day.

Thank you so much for helping us plan and organise the most perfect wedding day ever! We and all our guests had such an amazing time. Thank you also to all of the staff at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands.

We would just like to say thank you so much, our wedding went beautifully & we were so happy with everything. Again, thank you to everyone x

It really was the best day ever and I can’t thank you enough for that. Everything ran super smooth and it was stress free. Everything about the day was perfect. The food, drinks, venue and staff were amazing and there was nothing too big or too small to ask of them.

Just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your hard work organising or wedding at The Woodlands. We had the most amazing day at a stunning venue, with glorious weather surrounded by our wonderful families and closest friends. We were able to enjoy the day and live every moment because your team were so organised and attentive throughout. You had all taken great care of every detail to make our vision come to life. Every thing looked perfect once dressed with all the props, beautiful flowers and lots of jars!! Our guests have made so many lovely comments about the venue and in particular the quality of the food and service. I wouldn't be surprised if some of our married friends don't book an anniversary treat in the tree house either! Please can you pass on our sincere gratitude & thanks to everyone involved on the day. It was a very emotional day for us after 17 years together, but well worth the wait. I couldn't have hoped for a more magical day.

Our son was married here on the 2nd weekend of July, not at the Hall - which looks beautiful- but in the woodlands setting. Excellent location with open spaces to enjoy. Accommodation is excellent. Everything in the room you may need TV, WiFi, fridge, shower, tea making facilities, wardrobes with space and hair dryer. Lovely seating arrangements inside and out with a lovely bar. Courteous, friendly, efficient staff from afternoon until late evening. Really, really good and that was the breakfast too!

What an amazing venue! The food was delicious, the woodlands accommodation was brilliant and all of our guests couldn't have been happier! Steph and the team at Hothorpe hall were brilliant... They helped to make our wedding day perfect and nothing was to much trouble. I would highly recommend Hothorpe Hall and the Woodlands as a wedding venue; you would not be disappointed!

The outstanding service and attention to detail made our day everything we wanted with a truly personal wedding day

We had our wedding there in 2015, the Woodlands is just Magical - id live there if i could! We had an amazing day, as did our guests. The food was great, setvice was eceptional and all very good value for money. I would recomend to anyone looking for an somewhere pretty spectacular for their special day.

Nothing was too much trouble for Lisa and the team at Woodlands. They went out of their way to ensure we had everything we wanted for our special day. From artisan bread to mulled wine, alternative crockery to a late night license so our party could continue until the early hours, they made our wedding dreams come true. We wouldn't have changed a thing.

From first visit to our wedding day the Woodlands could not have been more perfect. The staff were professional throughout and could not have been more helpful especially considering the short 5 months we had given ourselves to plan our big day. The accommodation for us and our guests was comfortable and spotless (and we loved our night in the treehouse), the venue was beautiful (it helped we had a gorgeous autumnal day), and the food delicious. The whole day was managed seamlessly by Lisa and her wonderful team. We are very grateful for all their help and guidance and we can whole heartedly recommend the Woodlands as a wedding venue.

We loved our wedding at 'the woodlands' - it was amazing. We had searched the country for somewhere that could give us the perfect setting for an outdoor wedding - which we found here. Everything about the team and facilities is amazing. We planned our wedding from overseas (we are expats) without a wedding planner and really depended on the team at Hothorpe - specially Lisa. We could not have been happier. From the first minute of the first visit, we knew the people and venue were very, very special.

The woodlands is a fantastic rustic modern venue located in beautiful picturesque grounds. Staff where proffesional and friendly from start to finish and the food was 5 star. The tree house was the Icing on the cake for our special day. We would recommend this venue to everybody. Fabulous day!!!

The staff at Hothorpe are wedding specialists - they make you feel that your wedding really matters. They want it to be as perfect as you do. Woodlands was the perfect venue, and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. The food was fantastic and the drinks were reasonably priced (not always the case). Accommodation for guests was great and the tree house honeymoon suite was unique. I was relaxed and enjoyed the day knowing that everything was safe in their hands.

Every moment was perfect. They were helpful, friendly, genuine and organised. Made the family feel at ease, and were so obliging to make things extra special with a personal touch. Myself and my husband had an amazing time. Would recommend Hothorpe to anyone! A wonderful venue, with wonderful people. Food was fantastic, and the service even better!

What an amazing wedding day! Everything was stunning, Lisa was fab in sorting everything out and the chef was brilliant in changing the main for our fussy niece! Everyone loved the whole day. The tree house is amazing and again Lisa ensured we had all we needed for our extra nights stay, popping over if we needed somethin even though she had another wedding to attend to. Overall we were overwhelmed by the whole day and the beautiful surroundings. Just wish we could do it every weekend!

We had our wedding reception at The Woodlands at Hothorpe Hall in October 2015. The team are very professional and friendly. Jenny, our Wedding Coordinator, was extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The venue itself is beautiful and many of our guests commented on how unique it was. The treehouse is amazing and really made our day special. The best thing about the Woodlands is its intimate and exclusive feel, all your guests can stay in log cabins around the main reception which makes it really easy for everyone. Would 100% recommend this venue :)

A wonderful, peaceful venue in the most beautiful setting among trees & surrounding fields. The service we received from Steph & the team was faultless from first visit until the last of our party left the following day. Even though it rained & was cool for July, the function room was a lovely place to celebrate & coped easily with all of the younger guests (& some of the older ones too!) who got a bit over excited & ran around/danced in the rain/built towers with giant jenga! Definitely we would recommend the tree house, it felt like we were on honeymoon already with the luxury and space & views the next morning were stunning. The lodges worked very well for our friends who had young children as they could stay as long as they wanted to the celebrations & then easily settle the kids to bed when they needed. Only wish we could do it all again!

amazing venue and amazing support from the staff there throughout the planning.g process

they made our perfect dream wedding a reality.

The Woodlands provided an amazing venue for our perfect wedding day. All our guests commented on the excellent the food and service. We felt like nothing was too trouble and we would unreservedly recommend to anyone.

We just got married here and what an amazing place, with amazing staff and just an overall amazing experience! We had Lisa as our wedding coordinator and couldn't have been more helpful in every aspect! Great drink selection at the bar and the prices are relatively ok! As part of the wedding package the drinks packages are well worth it all and works well for the guests! Every step of the way Lisa was there to help us! The woodlands was recently opened before our wedding and is a unique place with rustic wood and outside areas. The grounds are well kept and fantastic to explore! We had the opportunity to stay in the treehouse what an amazing place! Gorgeous in every aspect! Great views and very private! The food was amazing from the wedding food stations to the breakfast in the morning. Can not recommend more highly! A fantastic place! We made some awesome memories that couldn't be topped! Many thanks to you all!

We had the most perfect day. Everything from the ceremony to the convenience of the Vulcan Bomber flyover during our photo session went smoothly. Everyone agreed that the wedding breakfast and evening buffet was excellent.The serving and bar staff were excellent throughout the day. Our wedding coordinator Lisa was invaluable with the planning of our Woodland Wedding.

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The Woodlands at Hothorpe

Theddingworth, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6QX

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