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 love.
One of Dorset’s finest Georgian Manor Houses, Smedmore offers an unparalleled level of tranquillity and intimacy for your wedding day. The house is licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies in a variety of different locations. You can choose to say ‘I do’ in one of the elegant rooms inside, or, if the British weather holds good, you can hold your ceremony outdoors in the beautiful gardens or on the avenue with its views of the sea. Smedmore House also boasts a stunning walled garden that where many couples choose to exchange vows, or hold their reception drinks before heading to the marquee for dinner.
For your reception, Smedmore’s pristine lawns make the ideal location for a large marquee site. With the beautiful house as the backdrop, and the exotic walled garden for your drinks reception, there could be no more gorgeous a setting for you to celebrate surrounded by your loved ones. It is expected that weekend wedding clients will take at least 2 nights accommodation in the historic house whcih sleeps 16 people in 8 very comfortable bedrooms. Smedmore does not have its own marquee and catering company but operates a list of recommended suppliers who offer a very wide range of options. So there should be something for everyone.
The small and dedicated team at Smedmore will be on hand to assist with any part of the planning, and will be more than accommodating in allowing your wedding dreams to flower into reality.
For more information on how Smedmore House could play host to your perfect wedding, please do not hesitate to contact them.