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Country Wedding Venues in Dorset

Choosing the right wedding venue is the most time-consuming part of your wedding planning, but it’s also the most important! Our country wedding venues in Dorset section is here to make the search for the perfect wedding venue quick and easy. You can browse through all of our country wedding venues in Dorset and narrow your search by capacity, style and more to find the wedding venue that’s right for your big day.

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Spotlight The Kings Arms Hotel
The Kings Arms Hotel
21 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Christchurch, Dorset

Our Location & Venue explained: The Kings Arms Hotel offers a truly unique and unforgettable wedding venue in the heart of Christchurch, Dorset boasting a picture perfect location you’ll enjoy an exquisite ambience steeped in history. The 18th century Georgian building combines elegance with... (Small Hotel Weddings Dorset)

Menus from £75
Guests 6 to 120
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Tithe Barn
Tithe Barn
3 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Bridport, Dorset

The Tithe Barn is unique, charming, magical, elegant and stunning. Located in an amazing setting within the tranquil village of Symondsbury in West Dorset. The Barn has undergone sympathetic renovations to enhance its natural beauty, whilst creating an elegant and charming wedding venue. The venue’s... (Barn Weddings Dorset)

Guests 75 to 250
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Marshwood Manor
Marshwood Manor
3 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Bridport, Dorset

Marshwood Manor is an idyllic Dorset wedding venue, providing a choice of picturesque locations, fabulous facilities and luxury onsite accommodation. You can say your vows in their highly impressive woodland bower, a magical space located in the heart of their private ancient woodland. You and your... (Marquees and Tents Dorset)

Starting at £2,700
Guests 6 to 150
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St Audries Park
St Audries Park
152 reviews
· Stately Home

St Audries Park enjoys a beautiful location within 100 acres of a peaceful deer park and boasts the most stunning sea views. The striking fairy tale manor house, set within immaculate grounds, offers you a delightful setting for your special wedding day. This spectacular venue offers a range of... (Stately Home Dorset)

Menus from £100
Guests 40 to 250
The Museum Inn
The Museum Inn
Small Hotel Weddings, Blandford Forum, Dorset

An enchantingly quaint country pub in the midst of the rolling Dorset downlands, welcome to The Museum Inn. Formerly the town’s village hall, this inviting country pub’s private event space – The Shed – is the perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding celebration! Surrounded by unspoilt views... (Small Hotel Weddings Dorset)

Capacity 75
Sopley Mill
Sopley Mill
131 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Christchurch, Dorset

Sopley Mill still has the stunning original features of the watermill with its oak beams, incredible views over the Avon water meadows and flanked on both sides by the river Avon. The wild location is stunning and completely private without a house in view – and just minutes from Bournemouth and... (Historic Weddings Dorset)

Capacity 100
St Leonard's Hotel
St Leonard's Hotel
1 review
· Small Hotel Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement and thank you for considering The St Leonards Hotel as the venue for your special day. The St Leonards Hotel is a traditional country hotel on the edge of the New Forest. Within reaching distance of our local busy towns such as Bournemouth and Poole, yet engulfed... (Small Hotel Weddings Dorset)

Guests 15 to 100
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Coastal and Beach Weddings

Located on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens is a stunning botanical wedding venue situated in the historic village of Abbotsbury. Spread across 30 acres, these gardens were originally established as a kitchen garden by the first Countess of Ilchester in 1756. Now, they serve... (Coastal and Beach Weddings Dorset)

Capacity 150
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Mapperton
Mapperton
6 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Bowood, Dorset

Exclusive and romantic, Mapperton offers outdoor and indoor ceremony options, guest-pleasing gardens with views over the valley, stately home heritage and a superb rustic yet modern rustic barn. Nestled in the rolling hills near Beaminster stands Mapperton House & Gardens, Dorset’s finest country... (Marquees and Tents Dorset)

Starting at £5,450
Guests 30 to 400
Smedmore House
Smedmore House
7 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Wareham, Dorset

Hidden away in the Dorset countryside, with breath-taking views of the Jurassic Coast and surrounded by rolling hills, Smedmore House is a timeless and elegant wedding venue with a very friendly atmosphere. It's the perfect place for you to start the next chapter of your life with the person you... (Landmark Weddings Dorset)

Starting at £450
Guests 2 to 250
The Marine Theatre
The Marine Theatre
3 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Lyme Regis, Dorset

The Marine Theatre is a stunning coastal venue in Lyme Regis, Dorset and is part of a UNESCO world heritage site. The auditorium has impressive large windows, overlooking the sea, providing a beautiful backdrop for your wedding. Built in 1894, the venue can accommodate 124 guests for a sit-down meal... (Landmark Weddings Dorset)

Starting at £2,995
Capacity 400
Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort
Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort
6 reviews
· Country Weddings

Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel and Resort is one of the most romantic wedding venues in the beautiful New Forest. The magnificent 19th century manor house is set within 23 acres of spectacular, tranquil grounds which provide the perfect settings for your wedding photographs in every season. In... (Country Weddings Dorset)

Menus from £90
Guests 50 to 150
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The Orangery Suite
The Orangery Suite
47 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Wimbourne, Dorset

As one of Dorset's hidden treasures, The Orangery Suite is an attractive and unique venue for intimate and personal wedding ceremonies and receptions. With exclusive use of the beautifully landscaped walled garden, The Orangery is an idyllic setting for a couple's special day.The recently... (Marquees and Tents Dorset)

Starting at £1,295
Guests 15 to 85
Abbots Court
Abbots Court
Marquees and Tents, Winterborne Kingston, Dorset

Abbots Court is a rural wedding venue located in Blandford Forum, in the Dorset region of England. Nestled in the rolling countryside, this estate offers a tranquil and enchanting setting for your wedding getaway. Offering complete exclusive access to the property,we pride ourselves on offering a... (Marquees and Tents Dorset)

Starting at £5,800
Guests 10 to 120
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Stockbridge Farm Barn
Stockbridge Farm Barn
8 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Sherborne, Dorset

Set on a small working farm in the glorious Dorset countryside, Stockbridge Farm Barn is the perfect setting for your idyllic rural wedding! This fabulous venue is fully licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, allowing you to celebrate your whole day in one place. Our stunning Medieval Barn... (Barn Weddings Dorset)

Starting at £2,750
Guests 30 to 200
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Larmer Tree Gardens
Larmer Tree Gardens
19 reviews
· Marquees and Tents

Larmer Tree Gardens is the perfect venue for a unique, relaxed and quintessentially English country wedding. Located on the Wiltshire-Dorset border, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the wonderful venue provides a truly beautiful setting for your big day. The Larmer Tree, an excellent... (Marquees and Tents Dorset)

Menus from £50
Guests 2 to 150
Canford School
Canford School
14 reviews
· Stately Home, Wimborne, Dorset

With origins tracing back to the Domesday book, the Grade I listed Canford School offers an idyllic location for your civil ceremony, while the nearby 14thcentury church provides the perfect option for religious ceremonies. Situated on the bank of the river Stour in the quiet village of Canford... (Stately Home Dorset)

Starting at £4,000
Guests 50 to 130
The Crown Hotel
The Crown Hotel
14 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Located in Blandford Forum, in the North Dorset countryside, The Crown Hotel is a picturesque wedding venue that offers an array of elegant event spaces. Formerly a Georgian coaching inn, this historic property was fully refurbished in 2017. Here, you and your guests can enjoy scenic surroundings,... (Large Hotel Weddings Dorset)

Guests 50 to 150
Kingston Maurward
Kingston Maurward
10 reviews
· Stately Home, Dorchester, Dorset

Set in the heart of Dorset’s beautiful countryside, Kingston Maurward’s 18th century House and Gardens are an idyllic location for the perfect wedding. Discover the tranquil, peaceful and intimate setting, beautifully situated with a scenic lake, broad extensive lawns and formal gardens providing... (Stately Home Dorset)

Menus from £23
Guests 15 to 220
Plush Manor
Plush Manor
Church Weddings, Dorchester, Dorset

Welcome to Plush Manor, an enchanting country house set within the heart of Dorset and surrounded by 9 acres of wild and landscaped gardens. Plush Manor combines classic English styling with art, antiquities and literature from around the world. The house has on-site accommodation for up to 14... (Church Weddings Dorset)

Capacity 150
The Tithe Barn
The Tithe Barn
Country Weddings, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

The Tithe Barn is a historic wedding venue situated within the grounds of Hinton St Mary Estate in Sturminster Newton, Dorset. This Grade II listed property offers breathtaking natural surroundings, historic accents, and an abundance of charm for wedding celebrations. From intimate elopements to... (Country Weddings Dorset)

Starting at £3,500
Guests 2 to 120