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On since 2024

Last update: May 2024

The Fox Inn at Ansty is a charming pub wedding venue set amongst the countryside in Dorchester, Dorset. Established in 1777, this quintessential English inn has been welcoming guests through its doors for years and would be elated to host your day of love. With traditional stone walls, elegant interiors, and lovely gardens, a celebration here will be truly enchanting.

Facilities and Capacity

Licensed to host indoor and outdoor ceremonies and delighted to hold receptions, The Fox Inn at Ansty can be the setting for the entirety of your special day.

The Broadclose Suite is our indoor private events space with room for up to 70 guests. Styled in neutral colours, it can be a blank canvas to make yours and reflect your aesthetic.

If a soirée surrounded by nature is your dream, the back garden can transform into your aisle and altar, with ample space for lawn games. Afterward, enjoy a feast inside the white marquee on the lawns, and your occasion memories will be sunny and bright. This is ideal if you are inviting up to 100 of your nearest and dearest to join you in joy.

For extravagant affairs with your extended family and all your friends, The Fox Inn at Ansty also offers exclusive use of the entire venue so you can go all out.

Once the festivities are over, you and your new spouse can retire to the luxurious King Suite. Boasting a super king bed, stylish furnishings, comfortable bedding, a couch, a flat-screen television, and more, you will be able to relax and rejuvenate in sophisticated surroundings. There are 11 more ensuite bedrooms for those visiting from out of town.

Services Offered

There is a delectable selection of dining and drink packages at The Fox Inn at Ansty, ensuring your special day is unforgettable for all the right reasons. Start the day with canapés and cocktails following your ceremony. You have the option of a three-course sit-down meal or a hot and cold buffet, whichever you desire. However, if you have an outside-the-box for your banquet, perhaps a pizza party, hearty pie spread, or a quirky tea party, their team of professionals will be all ears and strive to make it happen.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Marquees and tents
Large hotel
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
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

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
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