photo: Marshall Arts Photography

Dover Hall Estates

Dover Hall Estates is a refined English Tudor-inspired estate located conveniently between Richmond and Charlottesville in Manakin Sabot, Virginia. Set on 55 acres of rolling hills, this grand estate has an effortlessly elegant Old World European feel. The awe-inspiring interior is brimming with extraordinary architecture and authentic English antiques acquired from castles and estates across Europe.You and your guests will be transported to a past era of grandeur and magnificence while enjoying modern accommodations such as colored lighting and the ability to personalize every element of your nuptials. As guests are invited to explore the 33,000 square foot interior during exploratory cocktail hours, or tour the lush gardens after an outdoor ceremony, Dover Hall provides the unique experience of customizing the space to fit the needs of your day. Couples who wed at Dover Hall plan diverse ceremonies ranging from 400 guests to intimate minimalist elopements. Personalize your wedding experience by choosing between their indoor Grand Ballroom or one of their magnificent outdoor Reflecting Pool or Blue Stone Terrace spaces.The possibilities are endless as bride and groom can also choose from a wealth of other alternative ceremony backdrops such as their Rose Garden and Cobblestone Courtyard. Complete with serene getting-ready suites and an artisan culinary program, Dover Hall provides an unparalleled sense of luxury atmosphere and high touch service that will create a truly unforgettable wedding experience.

photos left to right, clockwise: Alex C Tenser (#1 & #4); Nikki Santerre; Brett Denfield

  • Catering
  • Ceremony
  • Event Coordination
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Indoor Space
  • Other Parties / Events
  • Outdoor Space
  • Reception
  • Wifi
  • Overnight Accommodations
  • Groom’s Suite
  • Bridal Suite
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Rentals
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Catering & Food-Service Equipment
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Tables
  • Dessert Buffet
  • Appetizers/Hors D’oeuvres
  • Bartenders/Bar Service
  • Catering Styles: Buffet, Family, Seated
  • Specialty/Signature Drink
  • Options for Dietary Restrictions
  • Personalize Menu: Gluten-Free, Vegan


M Harris Studios Photography

If you’re ever in the market for a wedding, we highly recommend having your event at Dover Hall. Not only is the venue itself an amazing and decadent landscape, but the entire team was extremely helpful, professional, and top notch. They made us, our families, and our guests feel right at home!

– Bride & Groom –

Where do I even begin?! Chef Lee’s amazing food? The unbelievable hospitality from the Dover Hall team? The natural beauty and sophisticatedly elegant aura that the estate gives off the second you drive down the long winding driveway? Safe to say, our wedding at Dover Hall exceeded all expectations.

–Bride –

Kir2Ben Photography


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Dover Hall is a refined English Tudor-inspired estate in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia.