Scaplen's Court

£500 - £2300 for Venue Hire
Up to 60
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Scaplen’s Court is a beautifully unique Grade I listed ancient building, offering a romantic and inspiring setting to hold your wedding, with a variety of period rooms and pretty outdoor spaces.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Maximum Price
What’s included…  Exclusive use of Scaplen’s Court – the house, courtyard and walled garden.  Furniture – 60 chairs for the wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast. Top table and round tables to seat up to 60 for the wedding breakfast. A selection of trestle tables.  The services of our specialist Wedding Team in advance of your wedding and on the day. What’s not…  Catering, decoration, entertainment and other services etc. You have the flexibility to choose your own suppliers, including a choice of caterers, so at Scaplen’s Court you really are able to create the type of occasion you want.
What is included in this pricing:
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity


Water View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Wedding Licence
Full Description
With an abundance of history and character, Scaplen’s Court features exposed stone walls, medieval doorways, a charming courtyard and a delightful walled garden, all contributing to ensuring a truly memorable day for you and your guests. Scaplen’s Court offers you exclusive use for the duration of your wedding day. The variety of period rooms and pretty outdoor spaces along with the flexibility over how you plan your day ensure this historic venue is the ideal blank canvas for you to create your own individual and perfect day. The largest of our rooms, the Upper Hall, is our main Ceremony room and can accommodate up to 58. This striking room retains many period features with a stunning stained glass window. For smaller, more intimate ceremonies, and for those of you looking for something truly different, our Victorian School room is the perfect setting. Here we can accommodate you and up to 20 guests. After your Ceremony celebrate with us and whilst drinks are being served you and your guests can explore the uniqueness of the surroundings. Take this opportunity to make full use of the characterful setting for your special photographs. The beauty of Scaplen’s Court is that you have full use of the house, courtyard and walled garden for the enjoyment of yourselves and your guests exclusively. The beautiful Upper Hall can accommodate up to 60 for a sit down wedding breakfast, with capacity for up to an additional 20 guests to be invited to join the evening celebrations. You have the flexibility to choose your own suppliers, including a choice of caterers, so at Scaplen’s Court you really are able to create the type of occasion you want, be it a vintage afternoon tea, rustic-style buffet, elegant dinner or alfresco barbeque. Our Wedding Team can help guide you through arranging your suppliers and would be delighted to help and offer suggestions to ensure you are fully able to relax and enjoy this unique and historic venue.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Sean & Jade
Happy couple married in May
May 2019
Special intimate venue
Had our wedding at Scaplens Court and it was perfect for us. Very flexible, no corkage fee, totally DIY with the help of 2 staff members on hand all day. OUR DEAM DAY
Location & Contact Details


c/o Poole Museum, 4 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BW, England

Travel Notes

For sat nav to Scaplen's Court please use postcode BH15 1JW

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