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RNLI College

Poole, Dorset View map Visit website
30 to 150 Guests


Situated at the water’s edge in Poole, Dorset, RNLI College is a charming wedding venue known for its elegance and versatility. Offering stunning views of the scenic Upton Lake, this property has been setting the scene for special celebrations for years. Their superlative events team is known for their planning prowess and excellent customer service. Whether you choose to have your ceremony here or simply join the team for your wedding breakfast and reception, they have the means to accommodate your needs.

Facilities and Capacity

RNLI College welcomes small and intimate ceremonies as well as larger events, ensuring that every celebration they host is above and beyond your expectations. For couples looking to host a wedding for up to 200 guests, the ground floor Waterfront Suite is a perfect choice. It has direct access to the Waterfront Terrace, so you can enjoy a drinks reception as you soak up the beautiful views. There is space for 150 sit-down guests and 200 for an evening reception. Alternatively, you can host a smaller celebration in the light and airy Harbour View Suite, with its private balcony and views of Holes Bay. This room can provide the backdrop for 60 wedding-goers.

Services Offered

Should you choose to marry at RNLI College, you will benefit from the services of your very own wedding coordinator. This seasoned professional will pull out all the stops to ensure that your big day runs like clockwork, leaving you to relax and enjoy the festivities. In addition, you are encouraged to attend a guided tour of the venue to familiarise yourselves with the facilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Small Hotel
Coastal Weddings
Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
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West Quay Road BH15 1HZ Poole (Dorset)

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