Wedding Venues in Dorset

Discover the wedding venue of your dreams in the idyllic county of Dorset. Start your search for wedding venues in Dorset at Bridebook today! Read moreIf you're looking for wedding venues with a view, then look no further than Weymouth wedding venues with stunning seaside vistas! Quaint rural affairs can also be catered for by one of Dorset's many picturesque pubs and inns that offer intimate wedding receptions. Bournemouth also provides a number of quirky wedding venues, including a reception venue at the home of The Cherries!
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Sopley Mill
Nr Christchurch, Dorset
(123)
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A stunning, renovated watermill. Exclusively yours, the Mill provides privacy and flexibility for you to create your own unique wedding or event.
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  • 100
  • £1,495 - £6,975
The Orangery Suite
Wimborne, Dorset
(43)
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The Orangery Suite is a wonderfully unique venue for the perfect English country garden wedding.
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  • 85
  • £1,495 - £5,935
Kingston Country Courtyard
Wareham, Dorset
(79)
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A beautiful 16th Century barn with stunning grounds and truly magnificent views over looking Corfe Castle all the way to the Isle of wight
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  • 130
  • 26 Bedrooms
  • £3,000 - £7,250
The Italian Villa at Compton Acres
Poole, Dorset
(92)
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A beautiful Italian style villa country house situated in the beautiful Dorset countryside with stunning surrounding gardens.
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  • 140
  • £6,300 - £25,000
Shillingstone House
Blandford Forum, Dorset
(29)
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Flexible Rural Country House wedding venue, licensed for inside and outside ceremonies. Sole use of large beautiful grounds for 4 days. Glamping/Camping space available.
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  • 150
  • £2,000 - £2,500
Hotel Miramar
Bournemouth, Dorset
(30)
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For romance, style and elegance, Bournemouth’s Hotel Miramar offers you the perfect wedding venue for your perfect day.
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  • 100
  • 43 Bedrooms
  • £1,200 - £37,500
Parley Manor
Christchurch, Dorset
(117)
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This family-run Georgian Manor House will make you feel like you’re escaping to the heart of the countryside. The immaculately kept gardens and luxurious marquees are perfect for your special day.
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  • 150
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • £3,290 - £8,995
St Giles House, Wimborne
Wimborne, Dorset
(71)
Bridebook Deal AvailableVideo Tours Available
There are so many fantastic tales left to tell, so many exciting and romantic chapters still to write. It's time for you to take your place and be a part of the marvellous story of St Giles House.
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  • 160
  • 21 Bedrooms
  • £23,000 - £26,500
Moonacre Weddings
New Barn, Roundhouse Roundabout, Sturminster Marshall , Dorset
(16)
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Moonacre boasts acres of land that become exclusively yours to host the woodland wedding you have always dreamt off.
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  • 250
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • £4,995 - £12,495
The Old Vicarage, Hinton
Hinton, Dorset
(65)
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The Old Vicarage Country House and Garden Marquee is a beautiful Venue offering Exclusive use on the edge of The New Forest National Park, Located in 10 acres of Stunning Gardens.
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  • 150
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • £2,550 - £8,495
Highcliffe Castle
Highcliffe, Dorset
(19)
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Highcliffe Castle: a stunning cliff-top location where history and romance blend seamlessly. Set within beautiful grounds; celebrate your love story in this unique, picturesque venue.
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  • 110
  • £975 - £9,995
Village Hotel Bournemouth
Bournemouth, Dorset
(19)
Bridebook Deal AvailableVideo Tours Available
We think you’ll love Village for your big day. Stunning event rooms, delicious catering options, stylish accommodation for you and your guests, with a pool, great pub and much more all on site, you can design a memorable occasion for everyone.
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  • 160
  • 123 Bedrooms
  • £1,500 - £3,000
Tithe Barn Symondsbury Estate
Bridport, Dorset
(30)
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The Tithe Barn is an elegant 14th century stone walled barn located under Colmers Hill in the heart of the tranquil village of Symondsbury, West Dorset.
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  • 120
  • 45 Bedrooms
  • £5,500 - £6,500
Hale Park
Fordingbridge, Dorset
(14)
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On the corner where Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire meet; a civil wedding licence for 120 guests; a C of E church in the huge garden; large Drawing Rooms; marriage in the Woods; camping; and freedom.
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  • 120
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • £6,200 - £7,900
Gorwell Farm
Abbotsbury, Dorset
(8)
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Dreaming of a country wedding? Then you may have to look no further- this 17th century stone barn near the coast in West Dorset might be the ideal venue for you!
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  • 130
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • £3,250 - £4,750
Bournemouth Carlton Hotel
Bournemouth, Dorset
(2)
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We enjoy a unique affinity with weddings at the Bournemouth Carlton. We really do. It stretches back 70 years.
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  • 120
  • 76 Bedrooms
  • £3,500 - £5,000
The Green House
Bournemouth, Dorset
(33)
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This Grade II luxury hotel in Bournemouth has a focus on sustainable living, and is a wonderful venue for your special day.
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  • 74
  • 32 Bedrooms
  • From £95 pp
Deans Court
Wimborne, Dorset
(100)
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Get married in Deans Court, a private house with a semi-wild garden and a lake. Beautiful views all around for you and your guests to enjoy.
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  • 160
  • 13 Bedrooms
  • £5,500 - £7,500
The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant
Highcliffe, Dorset
(20)
Bridebook Deal Available
For over two decades, the Lord Bute has been turning wedding dreams into reality with enchanting ceremonies and receptions. Our picturesque location, meticulous attention to detail, and culinary excellence make us the ultimate Dorset wedding venue.
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  • 105
  • P.O.A
Milton Abbey
Blandford Forum, Dorset
(10)
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Milton Abbey is a picture-perfect venue for the discerning couple who want a unique wedding ceremony, whether you marry in the on-site 14th Century Abbey, our historic quadrangle or in one of our beautiful state rooms.
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  • 120
  • From £125 pp
The Tithe Barn
Sturminster Newton,, Dorset
(2)
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The Tithe Barn at Hinton St Mary Estate is private and romantic and will simply take your breath away. Licensed for ceremonies inside and out, our walled garden offers the perfect backdrop.
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  • 120
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • £4,500 - £5,000
The Connaught Hotel and Spa
Bournemouth, Dorset
(11)
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With a fantastic and spacious wedding suite within the hotel offering full privacy and stunning chandeliers, The Connaught is an ideal wedding venue.
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  • 100
  • 81 Bedrooms
  • £4,795 - £6,895
Minterne House
Dorchester, Dorset
(15)
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Minterne is a private House nestled in the Dorset countryside which is licenced for Civil Ceremonies and Wedding Receptions. With excellent transport links, we offer exclusive hire for your wedding.
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  • 100
  • 20 Bedrooms
  • £6,000 - £7,500
Kingston Maurward
Dorchester, Dorset
(18)
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Set in the heart of the Dorset countryside, Kingston Maurward’s 18th Century House offers 5 licensed indoor rooms, as well as outdoor ceremony locations.
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  • 130
  • £2,525 - £7,295
Hilton Bournemouth
Bournemouth, Dorset
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The Hilton Bournemouth is perfect for a modern hotel wedding with quality service, a fun and inspiring venue just a short stroll from the beach and promenade.
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  • 270
  • 177 Bedrooms
  • From £98 pp
The Royal Bath Hotel & Spa
Bournemouth, Dorset
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An Iconic Grade II Listed Hotel situated by Bournemouth Beach and Pier. Set is its own manicured Gardens which homes our beautiful 'Secret Garden' Gazebo.
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  • 140
  • 206 Bedrooms
  • £1,000 - £4,000
Smedmore House
Wareham, Dorset
(14)
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Smedmore House, a stunning Georgian seaside manor house on the Jurassic Coast, for the most perfect Dorset country wedding. Civil Wedding Licence, Accommodation, Exclusive-Use, Marquee Site, Gardens.
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  • 200
  • 11 Bedrooms
  • £550 - £6,350
Wilkswood Wedding Venue
Swanage, Dorset
(12)
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An idyllic countryside wedding venue nestled on the Isle of Purbeck.
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  • 200
  • £7,500 - £16,990
Stockbridge Farm Barn
Sherborne, Dorset
(23)
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Stockbridge Farm Barn is a truly stunning & unique wedding venue set in the idyllic Dorset Countryside. Full of rustic charm & character, our Barn provides the perfect backdrop for your special day!
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  • 180
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • £3,800 - £5,500
Marsham Court Hotel
Bournemouth, Dorset
(44)
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Celebrate your special day at the Marsham Court Hotel featuring exceptional wedding and banquet facilities with sea views.
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  • 120
  • 95 Bedrooms
  • £5,795 - £7,295
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FAQ's

Are there any additional costs for using the venue for a rehearsal dinner or brunch the next day if I choose a wedding venue in Dorset?

Some venues may have a separate cost for renting the space for a rehearsal dinner or brunch, while others may include it in the overall cost of renting the venue for the wedding. It's important to check with your specific venue regarding their policies and costs for using the venue for a rehearsal dinner or brunch before booking. It's also a good idea to ask if they have any package deals that include the night before or morning after rental.

Are there any discounts for booking on certain daysof the week or during off-peak months If I hold my wedding in Dorset?

Some venues in Dorset offer lower rates for weddings held on weekdays or during off-peak months such as January, February, and November. Some venues may also offer special rates for midweek weddings or for those that are held on short notice. If you are looking for special offers then bear in mind that some venues may have different rates for off-peak seasons, weekdays, or daytime events which can make it more affordable.

Are there any sound or noise restrictions Dorset wedding venues?

Some wedding venues Dorset may have specific decibel levels that must be taken into consideration, particularly for outdoor events and venues that are located in residential or quiet areas. Others may have restrictions on the use of certain types of equipment, such as amplified music, or may have a curfew for music and noise. it's important to keep in mind that the local council and the neighbours might have regulations on sound, so be sure to check with them as well.

Are wedding planners provided by the wedding venue for Dorset weddings?

Some wedding venues in Dorset may have a dedicated wedding planner or coordinator on staff who can assist with planning, coordinating, and executing the wedding, while others may not have an in-house planner and couples may need to hire one externally. Some venues may include coordination services as part of their packages, while others may offer it as an add-on or may not provide it at all. You will always have a point of contact for the wedding who will be able to help you with all aspects of organising the day.

Do wedding venues in Dorset have an option for a fireworks display or outdoor activities?

Some venues may have a large outdoor space where a fireworks display can be arranged, or have facilities such as a garden, terrace or a lawn that can be used for outdoor activities such as games or lawn sports. Other venues may not have the same outdoor space but may have a balcony or a terrace where fireworks display can be arranged. It's important to check with the specific venue regarding their policies and regulations on fireworks displays and outdoor activities before booking. Some venues may have restrictions on the use of fireworks due to local regulations or safety concerns


How do I find out about parking or transportation options for guests at wedding venues in Dorset?

Most wedding venues in Dorset will have information about parking or transportation options on their website or in their brochures, but if you have any specific questions you can contact the venue directly and ask to speak with your event coordinator. It's important to note that some venues may have limited parking options, and it's a good idea to communicate this information to your guests in advance and provide them with alternative options such as carpooling or arranging for a shuttle service