Wedding Reception Venues Dorset

If you’re looking for the most idyllic wedding reception venues Dorset has to offer, look no further than St Giles House. Encompassed by the beautiful scenery of Cranbourne Chase, our elegant Georgian timepiece stands proud against the landscape. Contact us on 01725 517214 to organise your private guided tour.


One of the most idyllic wedding reception venues in Dorset

Over the last few years, St Giles House has been painstakingly restored to its former glory, making it the perfect backdrop for your special day. Set in beautiful grounds that stretch into the surrounding countryside, we provide the perfect location for those who are Wedding Reception Venues Dorsetdreaming of a private reception in an exclusive setting.  

At St Giles House, we understand the need to perfect every single minute detail of your wedding day. And while you may not be choosing our location for your service, when it comes to finding the perfect wedding reception venues in Dorset that will cater for your every need, there’s nothing our team won’t do to make sure that you have the best day of your life.


Dorset wedding reception venues

Most Dorset wedding reception venues have very insufficient ways in which they can tailor your special day completely around you. We recognise that it’s not just all about seating plans, many spend time searching for a venue that can provide them with a combination of the perfect size and ambience.

We’re one of the only wedding reception venues Dorset has to offer that offers multiple places in which to host your celebrations. When you arrange your private guided tour, we’ll show you around all the rooms that are available at your disposal, so you can host your reception in a place that has the right feel for your wedding.

Up until the end of the wedding breakfast, you’ll have use of the Library and Drawing Rooms in which to mingle, chat and enjoy some of the delicious drinks that we have on offer. Afterwards, our wedding receptions in Dorset move to the Stone Hall, the Tapestry Room and the Great Dining Room, where you and your guests can dance away to your chosen entertainment, or opt to relax with a brandy, away from all the noise.


More options for you to consider

If you’re searching for Dorset wedding reception venues that have the resources to host larger gatherings, look no further than St Giles House. With our expansive lawns and luxury marquees available to hire, you don’t have to put a limit on the overall guest count.

Our marquees can be decorated as lavishly as you wish, and tables can be arranged around the chosen position for your dance floor. Our marquees are installed with proper flooring, so guests won’t need to worry about ruining their shoes, while heaters can be provided, so use of our marquees is available all year round.


What do we do to make your day extra special?

As we’ve already mentioned, St Giles House is one of the only wedding reception venues Dorset has to offer that lets you take complete control. When it comes down to choosing the décor, you have free reign to garnish the rooms with as much or as little as you wish.

Concerning the wedding breakfast, we’ll sit down with you to plan every aspect of your meal – from canapés right through to the coffee that you would like to serve at the end. We work with a designated catering company that never fails to execute exquisite food. They’re more than happy to cater for vegetarians, coeliacs and for those that have other food intolerances.  

We have a team of exceptional staff who are all dedicated to delivering the best wedding receptions Dorset has to offer. They all have a ‘nothing is ever too much’ attitude and will go out of their way to help you and your guests experience an incredible day.


Why should you choose St Giles House?

When you’re looking for the best wedding reception venues Dorset has to offer, look no further than St Giles House. We combine elegance and traditionalism while letting you take complete control so you can have your ‘dream come true’, wedding.Wedding Reception Venues Dorset

When you choose St Giles House, you’ll benefit from:

  • Hire of the venue until 12.00am
  • Bespoke menu
  • Space for large parties
  • Drinks packages to suit all budgets
  • Full team of staff at your disposal


Contact us

If you’re looking for the most idyllic wedding reception venues Dorset has to offer, our friendly team are more than happy to chat to you about arranging your private viewing. Email us today on


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