Hotel wedding venues in Dorset

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Hotel wedding venues in Dorset

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Special offer
Plumber Manor

Plumber Manor - Spring Three Night Special Offer

Sturminster Newton

For close to 50 years the Prideaux-Brune family have welcomed guests to their ancestral Jacobean manor house in an English country garden with the Divelish stream skipping through.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • historic
  • weddings
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
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Special offer
The Eastbury Hotel & Spa

The Eastbury Hotel & Spa - Twilight Tranquility Special Offer

Sherborne

Close to Sherborne Abbey, this handsome Georgian town house in ‘lovely’ walled gardens makes a ‘pleasant retreat’ in the heart of the historic market town.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • outdoor_dining
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • walking
  • cycling
  • historic
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Summer Lodge

Summer Lodge

Evershot

Staying in this Georgian mansion in ‘flower-filled and perfectly tended gardens’ is 'a pretty faultless experience', with 'every detail properly attended to but the atmosphere still friendly and relaxed', say readers.
From £60 per night
  • weddings
  • swimming
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled_facilities
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • great_breakfast
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • fishing
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • honeymoon
  • foodie
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The King’s Arms

The King’s Arms

Dorchester

With its projecting porch, Doric columns and bow windows, this Georgian coaching inn is a commanding presence on the High Street of Thomas Hardy's Casterbridge.
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • parking
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Captain’s Club Hotel

Captain’s Club Hotel

Christchurch

You can relax on a terrace beside the River Stour to the sound of lapping waves and popping corks at this streamlined, nautical-themed luxury hotel, spa and popular wedding venue.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • mooring_available
  • parking
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique
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The Acorn Inn

The Acorn Inn

Evershot

Thomas Hardy fans will be in their element at this local watering hole in Dorset, which was the model for 'The Sow and Acorn’ in Tess of the d’Urbervilles.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • historic
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • weddings
  • good_value
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The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach

Studland

There is a fairy-tale aspect with more than a hint of Hogwarts to this 1820s marine villa with a sandy beach at the bottom of the garden in a village that inspired Noddy's Toy Town.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • weddings
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • electric_charging_point
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The Seaside Boarding House

The Seaside Boarding House

Burton Bradstock

A playful mix of Edward Hopper’s Cape Cod and Edwardian seaside hotel, this white-painted villa above Chesil Beach has an easy-going stylishness, conducive to fun.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • electric_charging_point
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The Grange at Oborne

The Grange at Oborne

Sherborne

Built of stone from the Purbeck hills, this 200-year-old house on the edge of the village stands in formal gardens (floodlit at night).
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Green House

The Green House

Bournemouth

Within strolling distance of the town and the beach, a ‘friendly’, and eco-friendly, hotel in a handsome Victorian clifftop villa.
  • disabled_facilities
  • ecofriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • parking
  • seaside
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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The Ollerod

The Ollerod

Beaminster

The Ollerod (Dorset dialect for cowslip), with boutique rooms and a dabster in the kitchen, is the perfect place for a bit’ a’ drap when you’re hungry and athirt.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • cycling
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • boutique
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • great_breakfast
  • for_winelovers
  • romantic
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

‘As a family we have said we need to try to visit once a year at least,’ write readers after a visit to this child-friendly, dog-friendly hotel occupying a Georgian manor house above Chesil Beach.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • seaside
  • historic
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The Grosvenor Arms

The Grosvenor Arms

Shaftesbury

This former coaching inn, in a hilltop Dorset town, combines Georgian features with a contemporary style to create an intimate feel.
From £62.50 per night
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • historic
  • pub_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotel wedding venues in Dorset

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RNLI College

RNLI College

Poole

Set up as a training centre for RNLI volunteers, this purpose-built structure overlooks Holes Bay in Poole Harbour. Alongside crew members, visitors can stay in comfortable, jauntily decorated bedrooms (each with a double bed, work desk, seating and stunning view of the harbour). Breakfast and bistro food is served in the light and cheerful Riggers restaurant facing the waterfront; the Slipway bar has drinks and nibbles. Tours of the facility (which include a wave tank and simulator) can be pre-arranged. Every £1 spent goes towards providing equipment, training, and support for those saving lives at sea.
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  • historic
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • weddings
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
Last updated: November 22, 2022