The Northamptonshire wedding location is one of the top four most popular in the UK

A Northamptonshire wedding venue was named among the four most popular places to get married in Britain.

Dodford Manor, a barn on the A45 between Northampton and Daventry, took fourth place in the top ten list of wedding locations.

After a tumultuous 18 months for the wedding industry, there are now more and more big days happening and the industry is starting to recover and there are some venues that are proving to be extremely popular.

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Dodford Manor has been named as the fourth most popular place to get married in Britain. Photo: Hitched.co.uk

Including Dodford Manor, seven of the top ten venues were barns – an ideal blank canvas to transform into a theme or DIY decor.

The researchers describe the Northamptonshire venue as “a luxurious barn suitable for elegant and upscale formal weddings” as well as for “relaxed, informal affairs”.

Set in 20 acres of countryside, the venue has a prep room with large mirrors, a historic mortain barn where the civil ceremonies are held, a flagstone barn with towering rustic wooden beams and flooded with natural light.

The venue is set in a hectare of landscape. Photo: Hitched.co.uk.

The barn can be converted for 30 to 170 guests.

There’s also the Oak Barn for the wedding breakfast, which has a glass wall that overlooks the view.

Sarah Allard of Hitched said, “The past 18 months have been one of the toughest for the wedding industry and everyone in the industry has had to adapt, from virtual show rounds to online consultations.

“It was amazing to see how the wedding locations went one step further to support wedding couples on their journey.

“Now that weddings have returned and confidence has returned, the venues are busier than ever and we are excited to celebrate these special places that have received so many inquiries from married couples.

“We have a busy year ahead of us for weddings and these top companies deserve a place on this list.”