The Kings Arms is a boutique Dorset wedding venue, set in a magical location amidst ancient castle ruins and our beautiful bowling green. The venue’s intimate setting exudes fairy tale romance and our exclusive Kings Pavilion and Priory venues are the perfect choice for your wedding or engagement party. With a picturesque view overlooking the Avon River, Christchurch Castle and the Kings Arms Bowling Green; combined with hotel bedrooms bursting with contemporary luxury and a kitchen producing seasonal, locally sourced food, The Kings Arms really does have it all!
Christchurch Quay is just a short stroll from the hotel, offering wonderful panoramic views with the option to take a romantic boat trip or a peaceful river cruise with your wedding guests; there are an abundance of ideas for your wedding photographs amongst this perfect backdrop.
The exclusive Kings Priory Suite is a private, split level venue with views of the Kings Pavilion and Bowling Green featuring a private entrance and private bar so it truly is a private venue just for you! Our elegant Private Dining Room is an ideal venue for numbers of up to 36; with views of the Kings Pavilion, and bowling green, tasteful artwork and a suspended candle lighting feature it’s atmosphere is guaranteed.
For your wedding breakfast, local celebrated chef Alex Aitken has carefully created a variety of delicious wedding menus for you. Alex has catered for an impressive range of weddings, including the marriage of Sophie Dahl and Jamie Cullum. Whether you fancy quirky, unusual dishes, a BBQ or Hog Roast on the lawn or a traditional three-course meal, at the Kings Hotel, we can provide something to suit you perfectly.
We offer a wonderful selection of wedding packages to enhance your celebrations and to make your preparations a little easier - plus some special offers! We also offer intimate wedding packages to create a beautiful wedding day for you to enjoye with your nearest and dearest.
For more information, please visit our website or call our experiece events team.
Our next Open Evening is taking place on Thursday 26th April 16:00-20:00.