Wedding Venues in Dorset

Choosing the right wedding venue is the most time consuming part of your wedding planning, but this section is here to save you time. No matter what you want from your wedding venue, you can find the perfect setting for your special day on Hitched. We have lots of beautiful wedding venues in Dorset for you to browse and you can refine your wedding venue search to make sure your venue has everything you require, whether that’s space for a marquee, large capacity or exclusive use – helping you to find the wedding venue of your dreams quickly and efficiently.

Results:
  • South West - England
  • Dorset
  • Wedding Venues
  • Clear All
47 suppliers
  • List
  • Images
  • Map
1
Top Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa
Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa
51 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Christchurch, Dorset

A Wedding with a View! What could be more romantic than exchanging your vows against a backdrop of breath taking harbour views? Next, head down to your exclusive, private terrace for your celebratory drinks reception; sip champagne as you enjoy the spectacular views out towards Hengistbury Head.... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £65
Guests 2 to 120
Spotlight Highcliffe Castle
Highcliffe Castle
87 reviews
· Castle Weddings, Christchurch, Dorset

Highcliffe Castle is the premier wedding venue on the South Coast. As the most important surviving house of the Romantic and Picturesque style of architecture the Grade 1 listed castle is a truly magical wedding venue. You will be hard pressed to find a more stunning setting for you and your guests... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £900
Guests 2 to 110
1
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £75
Guests 6 to 120
Spotlight Hotel Miramar
Hotel Miramar
23 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Set against the unrivalled backdrop of Bournemouth’s beautiful beaches, the Hotel Miramar is one of Dorset’s premier wedding venues. The four-star hotel exudes style and elegance for a truly romantic occasion in a cliff top location. Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a grand... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £450
Guests 30 to 150
1
Marshwood Manor
Marshwood Manor
3 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Bridport, Dorset

Marshwood Manor is an exclusive-use, weekend wedding venue, with a host of picturesque locations, fabulous facilities, and luxury onsite accommodation. You can say your vows in their breathtaking woodland bower, a magical space located in the heart of private ancient woodland. Your guests will cross... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £4,000
Guests 6 to 150
3
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £100
Guests 40 to 250
Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel
Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel
3 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Situated just a stone’s throw away for the glorious Bournemouth beaches, West Cliff Hotel is a beautiful and relaxed location for you to host the wedding day you always dreamed you have. With a choice of five rooms for you to hold your civil ceremony in, a wedding at West Cliff is a wedding that is... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £44.95
Guests 80 to 180
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 75
Sopley Mill
Sopley Mill
132 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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 100
2
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 75 to 250
1
Dorset Manor Weddings and Events
Dorset Manor Weddings and Events
Large Hotel Weddings, Wareham, Dorset

Dorset Weddings Manor house is a grade 2 listed building set in the beautiful countryside of Wareham Dorset.At the Manor we have the ability to offer any couple the following facilities:- Gemini Weddings & Planning Services as your very own wedding co-ordinator/ Planner- Dining room facilities up to... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £1,500
Guests 30 to 100
The Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & Spa
The Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & Spa
Coastal and Beach Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Located in Bournemouth in the Dorset region of England, The Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & Spa is a four-star coastal hotel venue that hosts weddings and special events. Set on Bournemouth’s East Cliff, this property is just a short walk from the town centre and blue-flag beaches. Couples who... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 10 to 200
3
Deans Court
Deans Court
47 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Wimborne, Dorset

Weddings at Deans Court are all about taking away the stress that can sometimes come with planning an elaborately detailed event and instead, keeping the elements which you really want – a fun, relaxed and memorable day to celebrate the beginning of your new lives together. Having hosted receptions... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £7,250
Guests 50 to 250
1
Mapperton
Mapperton
8 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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £5,450
Guests 30 to 400
The Cumberland Hotel
The Cumberland Hotel
15 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

The 4 Star Cumberland Hotel in Bournemouth has become one of the South Coasts destination luxury hotels in recent years, and is now seen as one of the most fashionable and unique hotels in the UK. Located on the prestigious East Cliff, overlooking miles of beautiful golden sandy beaches. Think clean... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £60
Guests 30 to 250
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... (Wedding Venues 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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £2,995
Capacity 400
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £23
Guests 15 to 220
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £90
Guests 50 to 150
1
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... (Wedding Venues 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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £5,800
Guests 10 to 120
2
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £2,750
Guests 30 to 200
1
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
16 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

About The Connaught Hotel and Spa Your venue… Located five minutes from the centre of Bournemouth, our four star boutique hotel is the perfect setting for your wedding celebrations. The town’s famous beaches are just a few minutes’ walk away too – a beautiful backdrop for your newlywed photographs.... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £45
Guests 10 to 150
1
The Green House
The Green House
55 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

The luxurious Green House is a beautiful wedding and civil ceremony venue. The hotel opened to critical acclaim in July 2010 and has 32 beautiful guest rooms, a chic bar and an 2 rosette award winning restaurant. The hotel also boasts private events rooms, beautiful gardens and is situated a stone’s... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £76.50
Guests 2 to 74
2
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £50
Guests 2 to 150
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
St Leonard's Hotel
St Leonard's Hotel
1 review
· Small Hotel Weddings

St Leonards Hotel is a hotel wedding venue in St Leonards, Dorset, England. Situated on the edge of the New Forest, just a short drive from Bournemouth and Poole, this traditional country hotel is an idyllic wedding destination. Here, you and your loved ones will discover a place of quiet beauty and... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £40
Guests 15 to 100
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £4,000
Guests 50 to 130
Pennsylvania Castle
Pennsylvania Castle
12 reviews
· Castle Weddings, Portland, Dorset

With stunning sea views, idyllic gardens and luxurious suites, Pennsylvania Castle is the perfect venue for the fairy-tale wedding of your dreams. Whether you’re planning a relaxed yet intimate gathering of close friends and family, or a more glamorous and grandiose affair, The Penn offers a variety... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £9,858
Capacity 100
The Ocean Beach Hotel
The Ocean Beach Hotel
Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Sitting directly on the seafront, on top of the prestigious East Cliff of Bournemouth, this contemporary hotel offers you some of the best views in the area. The Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa is only a few minutes’ walk from seven miles of award winning sandy beaches and close to the town centre,... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £55
Guests 30 to 140
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,... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 50 to 150
RNLI College
RNLI College
Landmark Weddings, Poole, Dorset

Situated at the water’s edge in Poole, Dorset, RNLI College believe in delivering excellence in everything they do, from saving lives to delighting brides! For a truly unique and utterly magical day, why not book this contemporary venue for your wedding celebrations? RNLI College not only boasts a... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 30 to 150
The Hermitage Hotel
The Hermitage Hotel
Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

The Hermitage Hotel is a four-star wedding venue in Bournemouth, England. This seafront property occupies one of the most picturesque spots in all of Bournemouth. The hotel overlooks Bournemouth Gardens and is just a two-minute walk from Bournemouth Pier and the beach. You and your guests are... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £60.95
Guests 50 to 120

Promotions in your area

Marshwood Manor
St Audries Park
The Cumberland Hotel
-10%
Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel
-10%
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
See All Promotions
Deans Court
Deans Court
47 reviews
Emily
Emily U.
5.0
Where do we start! When we came across Dean Court we felt so fortunate as its such a beautiful Venue, soon as we walked into the grounds, we ...
Hotel Miramar
Hotel Miramar
23 reviews
Melanie
Melanie S.
5.0
The Miramar team excels. Everything at this hotel is fabulous. From the moment you arrive nothing is too much trouble. The food from ...
Mapperton
Mapperton
8 reviews
E
Emma W.
5.0
Like so many other couples Covid made the run up to our wedding a bit of a nightmare. Mapperton where so unbelievably helpful. From offering ...
Rachel
Rachel T.
5.0
Our teenager chose the venue as it is his favourite place. We were not disappointed. There's not many people who Cam say we got married next ...
Sopley Mill
Sopley Mill
132 reviews
E
Sophie T.
5.0
We had the BEST wedding day ever thank you to Emma and the wonderful team at Sopley. They really have been tested over the last 18 months, ...