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Last update: January 2024

Seat on the edge of the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Shaftesbury, Dorset, Springhead Trust is an idyllic venue for a weekend country wedding. Surrounded by the beauty of unspoilt nature and preserved historic buildings, Springhead Trust prides itself on offering couples a memorable experience while maintaining their sustainability and conservation efforts. Income generated from weddings held at this venue is used to fund charitable work, such as welcoming young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to the countryside and teaching people about renewable energy.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples who choose Springhead Trust will have exclusive use of the Grade II listed building and surrounding scenic gardens. There are beautiful opportunities for an indoor or outdoor civil ceremony throughout the property. When the weather is fine, couples can arrange a marquee for an outdoor wedding by the lake to take advantage of the romantic setting. Indoors, the Mill Lounge is ideal for an intimate ceremony of up to 60 guests, with the adjoining Mill Room perfect for receptions. These rooms are simple, light, and airy, and can transform to suit your wedding vision. There is a fully equipped kitchen on-site, which can be used for self-catering or by an external vendor. You and up to 50 guests can enjoy overnight accommodation, making this the ideal place to continue your celebrations.

Services Offered

Springhead Trust provides a small and friendly atmosphere for your wedding, and the team is delighted to welcome couples and their loved ones. Appointments for viewings are available, and they are happy to show you around the venue, discuss your requirements, and answer any questions you might have. Please reach out to Springhead Trust to learn more about the possibilities for your wedding.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Historic
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for guests

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Changing room for wedding guests
Pet-friendly
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Ben Sent on 06/12/2018
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Everyone adored the stunning venue

Thank you so much for all your hard work for our wedding. Everyone was so complimentary and adored the stunning venue
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Sarah Sent on 06/12/2018
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.....our wedding at Springhead was amazing

We have had a whirlwind month, with our amazing wedding at springhead and a honeymoon tour of Italy.

Our photographer did an incredible job capturing the day and the beautiful venue. Below is the link to the album and password to access it. There are some great shots of Springhead, so please feel free to download to use in any way you want.

The guests were blown away at just what a stunning spot it is. Even a couple who are looking to book it for their wedding now!
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Elisa Sent on 06/12/2018
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The day was perfect

Thank you we had such an amazing day on the 26th of May ... The day was perfect ... wish we could do it all over again, everyone loved the venue and had a great time
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