Dorset wedding venues

Are you getting married this year and looking for the most stunning wedding venue? On the Southern edge of Cranbourne Chase, near to the River Allen, St Giles House is a beautifully restored heritage building that is perfect for your big day. Whether you are looking to have a small intimate gathering or a grand event, St Giles House is one of the most diverse wedding venues in Dorset, so get in touch with us today to see how we can make your day extra special.

Choosing wedding venues in Dorset

Finding dream Dorset wedding venues that suit your budget can be extremely tiresome. We understand that you want everything to be perfect without breaking the bank, which is why St Giles House has a number of options that can be tailored to your needs so that we can help bring your dream wedding to life.

From the ceremony to the reception, our fantastic team at St Giles House can help you plan your big day at one of the best wedding venues Dorset is home to. We invite you to come and look around the house to see just how versatile it is for planning a wedding to your tastes. The Georgian house has great character and style which creates the perfect atmosphere for all weddings from traditional to contemporary and everything in between. The house consists of:

  • Main dining hall
  • The Stone Hall
  • Library
  • The drawing room
  • The Riding House
  • The gardens

When you book St Giles House for your wedding venues in Dorset, you will have exclusive access to all of these locations on the day. This gives plenty of time for guests to explore and take advantage of some beautiful backdrops for your wedding photos.

Our Dorset wedding venues ceremony

At St Giles House we have different weddings packages that you can choose from for your wedding day. We have some fantastic choices available to you that we are sure you will love. We are fully licensed for all civil ceremonies so you can choose your 

 

favourite spot across our endless rooms and acres of land. One of our wedding venues Dorset team will be happy to show you around and help you decide what’s best for you.

The House

Having your ceremony in the main house is great for a large wedding party. If you have lots of guests, there is no better place to say your vows than in this grand room with authentic paintings and an old log fire that can accommodate up to 120 people. This is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in Dorset for an authentic, Georgian feel to your big day.

The Church

For those of you who are looking for traditional Dorset wedding venues, St Giles House is located right next door to a beautiful church. Its intricate gothic architecture creates sheer elegance for a traditional wedding ceremony and can also hold up to 120 if you’re wanting a grand romantic wedding.

 

 

The Grotto

This may be one of the quirkiest wedding venues Dorset has to offer. Say your vows in a grotto made from 18th Century Caribbean shells for the most magical ceremony. This romantic and intimate setting can accommodate 20 people and is a truly unique place for you to get married.

The Park

Perfect for a summer wedding, you can say your vows on any part of our many acres of land proving you sign the register in our main house. Have as many guests as you like when you say your vows beneath the clouds and capture some stunning memories out in our beautiful Dorset wedding venues grounds.

Your Dorset wedding venues reception

One of the best bits about wedding venues in Dorset is getting to celebrate with your closest friends and family. You can enjoy a fantastic feast in our main house as well as dance the night away in the Stone Hall with a disco for up to 200 guests. If you have opted for an outside ceremony, you can also choose to spend the evening in our gardens with a marquee for guests.

Later in the evening, you can retire to the drawing room to reflect on your day with a nightcap. We currently don’t have overnight accommodation available, however, we have an exciting new restoration project going ahead in 2017. Accommodation in The Riding House, which is an annexe off of St Giles House, will soon be able to offer accommodation to our guests so that you can have a wonderful night’s sleep after your big day.

We are very excited about our ongoing efforts to make St Giles House one of the most prestigious wedding venues Dorset has to offer and our staff would be honoured to help you plan the perfect wedding day. For further details on the packages and prices available for our wedding venues in Dorset, download our brochure or get in touch with a member of our team who will be happy to assist you.

Reasons to choose our Dorset wedding venues

We know that not every bride wants the same thing from wedding venues in Dorset. This is why we offer bespoke wedding packages so that you can use St Giles House to create a day that is significant to you. With weddings becoming more and more costly, our venue allows for couples with all budgets to be able to get married in such a stunning location.

We always strive to provide first class service and put as much care and devotion into your special day as we have done with the restoration of this beautiful building. We want you to have a day to remember when you choose our wedding venues Dorset service, and we guarantee you will feel like true royalty when you get married at St Giles House.

Not only are we one of the best Dorset wedding venues, we are also available for other events such as:

  • Exhibitions
  • Corporate events
  • Seminars and talks
  • Live music
  • Cultural festivals

If you’d like to get more of an idea about why we are considered one of the most stunning wedding venues in Dorset then check out our Instagram page. Better yet, come and see us and one of our friendly team will be more than happy to give you a tour.

Contact us

To book your big day at one of the most gorgeous Dorset wedding venues, get in touch with us at St Giles House today. Call us on 01725 517214 or email us at office@shaftesburyestates.com.

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