Kingston Country Courtyard

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£5750 - £7250 for Venue Hire
Up to 130
26 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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A beautiful historic 16th Century barn with stunning grounds and truly magnificent views over looking Corfe Castle all the way to the Isle of white.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£5,750
Maximum Price
£7,250
We are an exclusive venue which gives you full exclusivity across the entire venue, you will have access from 9am the day before your wedding right the way through to the midday after your wedding. Our venue hires prices attached, include 2.5-day venue hire, bridal suite, crockery, glassware, cutlery, tables, chairs, Ivory tablecloths, all kitchen, bar and waiting staff.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Day before set up available
Couple accommodation included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Choice of preferred caterers
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£45
Maximum Price
£60
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
130
Reception Capacity
175
No. of Bedrooms
26
Sleeps No. of People
60
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Pet-Friendly

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence
Full Description
Our venue is truly unique for the Dorset area offering a beautiful and historic 16th Century Purbeck stone barn, accompanied by 26 bedrooms, which range from singles through to family suites. We can accommodate up to 60 of your guests comfortably. We hold a civil licence which permits you to marry either in our barn or outside in the Pagoda situated in the Lower Courtyard. We are an exclusive venue which gives you full exclusivity across the entire venue, you will have access from 9am the day before your wedding right the way through to the midday after your wedding. Our venue hires prices include 2.5-day venue hire, bridal suite, crockery, glassware, cutlery, tables, chairs, Ivory tablecloths, all kitchen, bar and waiting staff.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Roxanne and Julie
We are experienced wedding planners dedicated to ensuring you have support at every stage of planning your wedding. We also work closely with the very best in their field which we would be happy to recommend for music, entertainment, venue dressing, photography, hair & make up. We pride ourselves in giving our couples the best experience to create there dream wedding.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2006
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
35
Reviews
(30)
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Jenni & Jay
Happy couple Married on July
August 2022
A fantastic weekend. We couldn't have asked for more
From the moment we viewed KCC we knew it was to be our venue. The location is beautiful and exactly what we wanted in terms of size, style and the VIEW! Every single one of the staff were amazing and attentive without being in your face. Special praise to Danielle and Claudine who were fantastic all weekend. The food, the drinks, the rooms, all great and I really couldn't fault our special weekend.
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Su & Kenten
Happy couple Married on August
September 2021
Couldn’t wish for more
The venue is beautiful and with options where to get married and on-site accomm it’s such a great venue choice. The real star of the show though is the team - nothing was too much for them, they thought of every detail and couldn’t do enough for us - from going out to buy my bridesmaid a toothbrush when she’d forgotten hers, to setting our ceremony chairs up in the rain and seamlessly coping with various COVID cancellations they really put a shine on the day. Roxanne, Julie, Tony and Danielle are just brilliant!
D
David and Becky Araci
Happy couple Married on November
November 2018
Perfect wedding venue. Amazing staff!
Perfect wedding venue. Amazing staff! Couldn't have been better Me and my partner got engaged a year ago and got married in November. Having been to a wedding at KCC before, we loved it as a reception venue. From the very start Bobby was fantastic in answering all our many, many questions. After seeing lots of other venues it was clear that KCC was so much more flexible which really helped with our wedding planning process, from being able to set things up days before the wedding and not having to rush everything out straight after, to the freedom and ideas of food choices (all food was excellent by the way!). On the day itself, Bobby and all the staff at KCC were exceptional. We had a lot of guests staying at the venue and this process was made very easy. The rooms themselves were fantastic and many guests commented on how nice their stay was. Having an army of non English speaking Italian relatives staying, the staff were amazing ensuring everyone felt welcome and sorting out any issues that arose. My family told me how great the staff were and they were available and helpful throughout the weekend stay. We honestly cannot recommend KCC enough. The venue is amazing and the staff were exceptional. Thank you to everyone at KCC for making our special day run smoothly! There are a range of rooms to choose from which cater for individuals to families
B
Becky
Happy couple Married on November
November 2018
Incredible day
Mr and Mrs Araci (Becky and David) 17th November 2018 I know David has already thanked you for everything you did for our wedding but just want to send my own personal thank you as well. We had such an incredible day and you and your team were absolutely amazing. Throughout both the planning and the day itself nothing was too much trouble, we really appreciate how kind and helpful you were, thank you so very much for helping to make our day so special.
J
Jo Dexter
Happy couple Married on November
November 2018
Perfect venue for a wedding
The most perfect venue for a wedding in a beautiful setting
K
Kerry Shave
Happy couple Married on November
November 2018
Lovely food and perfect wedding venue
Beautiful rooms, friendly helpful staff, lovely food and perfect wedding venue 💕
Location & Contact Details

Address

Kingston Country Courtyard, Kingston, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5LR, England

Nearest Town

Wareham

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M3

Nearest Train Station

Wareham

Nearest Airport

Bournemouth

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Press & Awards
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Press & Awards (1)

Accreditations / Associations (3)

Visit England Four star B&B
AA four star B&B
FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Every wedding is so unique and beautiful it would be impossible to pick one thing.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Relax and enjoy planning your wedding don't panic, we are here to help and guide you through the process.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We have had some lovely personal touches from handmade children's activity books to the best man dressing up as mickey mouse for his speech.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Relaxed, Unique, Bespoke, Flexible and Welcoming.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Panoramic garden views of historic Corfe Castle across the beautiful Purbeck hills towards The Isle of Wight.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Yes, We have had Brendan Cole from strictly come dancing stay with us.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Yorkshire puddings filled with fillet of beef and horseradish sauce, its delicious!!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Roasting marshmallows over the fire-pit.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our 16th Century Barn and view of Corfe Castle.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

There are so many things we are proud of but one of the most is our team, here at Kingston country courtyard everyone works so hard and so well as a team which makes all what we do possible.