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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
· 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 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
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)

Starting at £70
Guests 30 to 150
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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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £65
Guests 6 to 120
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)

Starting at £64.50
Capacity 110
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
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... (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
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
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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
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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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 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 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
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)

Capacity 150
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 exclusive access to the property, mouth-watering cuisine, and stylish... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
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 *** We’re delighted to once again be offering viewings of our beautiful wedding venue *** 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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £45
Guests 10 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
Axnoller
Axnoller
Unique Weddings, Bowood, Dorset

Welcome to Chedington Weddings, hosted at the magnificent West Axnoller Farm. The estate is hidden in a West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, tucked away in the folds of the sleepy hollows of the West Dorset countryside but only 20 minutes away from the Jurassic Coast. This fabulous... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £5,200
Guests 30 to 220
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Mapperton
Mapperton
6 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Bowood, Dorset

Undiscovered, exclusive and wildly romantic, Mapperton was voted the UK’s finest manor house by Country Life magazine and has been shortlisted for the Historic Houses Garden of the Year Award 2020. Our venue is perfect for couples who are looking for a personalised approach to their wedding with... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £4,750
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Starting at £450
Guests 2 to 250
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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)

Menus from £3,000
Guests 50 to 200
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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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Larmer Tree Gardens
Larmer Tree Gardens
19 reviews
· Marquees and Tents

**For Micro Weddings in 2020 and early 2021, please contact us directly to discuss packages and availability** 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... (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
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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
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... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Capacity 150
Rockingham Arms
Rockingham Arms
Small Hotel Weddings, Bournemouth, Dorset

Surrounded by the rolling, beautiful South Yorkshire countryside, The Rockingham Arms Hotel is a wonderful backdrop for a traditional English wedding. A venue bursting with classic rural charm and character, The Rockingham is nestled away in the centre of the picture postcard village of Wentworth.... (Wedding Venues Dorset)

Menus from £52
Guests 50 to 120
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)

Guests 15 to 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