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.

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Top Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa
Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa
51 reviews
· Outdoor 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)

Capacity 150
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Spotlight The Kings Arms Hotel
The Kings Arms Hotel
19 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)

Capacity 150
Spotlight Hotel Miramar
Hotel Miramar
17 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)

Capacity 150
Spotlight Highcliffe Castle
Highcliffe Castle
86 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)

Capacity 150
Spotlight 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
127 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 150
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Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel
Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel
5 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Located just minutes from Bournemouth’s beautiful sandy shores, the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel is the perfect venue for your beach wedding. Upon a clifftop, the four-star hotel boasts unrivalled sea scenery and views across the Jurassic Coast. The nearby beach provides the most spectacular... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 400
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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... (Wedding Venues 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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £100
Guests 40 to 250
The Garden Room at Cranborne
The Garden Room at Cranborne
4 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Wimbourne, Dorset

The Garden Room at Cranborne is set in the walled, former kitchen garden of Cranborne Manor in rural Dorset, yet close to both Salisbury and Bournemouth, and only 2 hours from London. Our contemporary building with its private landscaped garden is a stunning venue in which we tailor-make a unique... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
Bournemouth Carlton Hotel | Signature Collection by Best Western
Bournemouth Carlton Hotel | Signature Collection by Best Western
Unique Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton is a fabulous seaside hotel, in the heart of beautiful Bournemouth. Set up high, overlooking the fabulous coastline, the hotel offer the perfect setting for couples planning a picturesque wedding by the sea. The hotel holds a rich history when it comes to weddings... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

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Stockbridge Farm Barn
Stockbridge Farm Barn
8 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Sherborne, Dorset

Set on a small working farm in the Dorset countryside, Stockbridge Farm Barn is the perfect setting for an idyllic rural wedding. The gorgeous barn has changed very little from its original state, with beautifully preserved rustic beams and exposed stone, with the added addition of atmospheric... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 50 to 200
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
16 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Set in an excellent location just a stone’s throw from Bournemouth’s stunning beaches, The Connaught Hotel & Spa is one of the finest wedding venues in the area. The hotel will only hold one wedding per day, so you can enjoy a private day of celebrations with your guests without feeling rushed. This... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
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The Riviera Hotel Alum Chine
The Riviera Hotel Alum Chine
7 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Alum Chine, Dorset

If you are looking for the perfect venue for a beautiful coastal wedding, look no further than The Riviera Hotel Alum Chine. You can make your wedding vows, set against the open skies and clear blue waters of Alum Chine, sip Champagne on our poolside terrace, and head down to the beach for... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 30 to 150
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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)

Capacity 100
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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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 250
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Civil Ceremony Licence

Imagine spending your special day in the midst of a 30-acre subtropical garden paradise! If you are loking for a beautiful and unusual venue, Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens offer a unique and stunning setting for your wedding. On Dorset’s dramatic Jurassic Coast, the Gardens bask in their own... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
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10 Castle Street
10 Castle Street
2 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Wimbourne, Dorset

10 Castle Street is a Grade II* listed country house nestled within its own glorious formal gardens and ancient woodland in the breathtaking Dorset countryside. No.10 invites you and your guests to celebrate your day filled with romance, exquisite food and of course, a dash of party. This historic... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 250
George Albert Hotel
George Albert Hotel
Large Hotel Weddings, Dorchester, Dorset

Set within the rolling Dorset countryside, The George Albert Hotel is a private, family owned hotel offering a stylish setting for your special day. The wedding venue boasts modern facilities and a distinctive friendly atmosphere. Plus, situated on the A37 between the towns of Yeovil and Dorchester,... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 1000
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 100
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Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Castle
1 review
· Castle Weddings, Wareham, Dorset

Built to entertain royalty, this stunning 17th century castle is set at the heart of the family-owned Lulworth Estate in extensive rolling parkland, with sea views and a beautiful church and private chapel in the grounds. Through the centuries, Lulworth Castle has played host to countless guests -... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £10,500
Capacity 130
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The Haven Hotel
The Haven Hotel
9 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Sandbanks, Dorset

With spectacular views of the harbour entrance, Studland Bay and Old Harry Rocks, you can say your vows whilst listening to the lapping of water and the gentle hum of boats. At the Haven Hotel, you’ll be struck with a sense of decadence and grandeur. There are four fully licenced suites to choose... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 250
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
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Hilton Bournemouth
Hilton Bournemouth
Large Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

The Hilton Bournemouth is a fantastic venue on the South West coast. At Hilton Bournemouth you'll have everything to look forward to, and nothing to look after. We take care of every detail. From an initial tour of the venue to menu tasting with our Chef, we’ll help you plan a perfect and... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 250
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)

Capacity 100
Cottonwood Boutique Hotel
Cottonwood Boutique Hotel
11 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Congratulations on your forthcoming Wedding and thank you, for your interest in holding your Wedding at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel. Our hotel offers the perfect wedding venue, with its decadent and boutique décor. We are located within peaceful gardens, overlooking the beautiful Poole Bay, on... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
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)

Capacity 150
Oxbridge Farm
Oxbridge Farm
2 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Bridport, Dorset

Oxbridge Farm is a unique and picturesque wedding venue set in beautiful Dorset. It is perfect for hosting the most elaborate or relaxed Dorset weddings in the heart of the countryside. We allow complete flexibility for you to organise your whole wedding day, and the convenience of it all in one... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £90
Guests 10 to 250
HIX Oyster and Fish House
HIX Oyster and Fish House
Civil Ceremony Licence, Lyme Regis, Dorset

Welcome to HIX Oyster and Fish House, offering stunning panoramic views of Dorest’s Jurassic Coast, this could be the perfect dining experience for you on your wedding day. Offering a range of bespoke packages, HIX can accommodate up to 70 of your nearest and dearest to celebrate your big day... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 75
Electric Palace
Electric Palace
5 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Bridport, Dorset

A cultural capital for much of West Dorset, welcome to the Electric Palace. Bursting with glamour and a unique 1920’s charm, this beautiful theatre would make for a prestigious wedding venue. Available for anything from a roaring, extravagant 20s themed affair, to a more intimate occasion, the... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 30 to 250
The Crown Hotel
The Crown Hotel
14 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Located at the heart of the Blackmore Vale in the charming North Dorset countryside, the Crown Hotel in Blandford is the perfect setting for your wedding. The recently refurbished hotel boasts a private function suite, complete with its own bar, a licence for civil ceremonies, a stunning... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Guests 50 to 150
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St.Giles House
St.Giles House
27 reviews
· Stately Home, Wimbourne, Dorset

St Giles House provides an unforgettable experience for you and your loved one to marry in a stunning setting full of history and beauty. Surrounded by fireplaces and old master paintings, you can be married in any of the principle rooms in the house, in the park or for smaller gatherings in the... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 1000