South Coast Weddings are flexible and can provide On the Day Wedding Coordination at dry hire venues across Dorset and Hampshire, for people organising DIY weddings, as well as working alongside in-house wedding coordinators at the many beautiful venues available to couples planning their weddings.

Firstly, we have listed some popular local venues to start your search. If you’re looking for a wedding planner to organise everything, get in contact and we can chat specifically about the type of venue that is right for you.


The Italian Villa РSet within the beautiful grounds of Compton Acres, this elegant venue is ideal for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception.

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel – Set within the enchanting village of Evershot, this only 5 star venue in Dorset is a lovely secluded spot for a wedding. Seating up to 70 guests, it’s perfect for intimate or larger weddings.

We also have some suggestions for couples looking for dry hire venues, where you can bring all of your own suppliers in, making the day completely bespoke and personalised to you. Also take a look our BLOG on DIY Wedding Venues in Dorset.

Branksome Dene Community Room РThis small but perfectly located venue has a wedding license or you can simply hire it for your reception. It is right on the beach between Poole and Bournemouth and seats 50 inside. Perfect for intimate celebrations.

Wedding Venue Poole

Chalbury & Horton Village Hall – The tower room overlooks the historical Horton Tower and seats up to 100 people. This is a modern hall but built to look like a barn on the exterior. Perfect for country or fete style weddings.

Wimborne Wedding Venue

Charlton Down Village Hall – This large village hall near Dorchester is not your typical village hall. It is a Victorian ballroom with impressive features. There is seating for a maximum of 250 people so perfect for large wedding parties.

Dorchester Wedding Venue

Plush Manor – This stunning venue near to Dorchester has a manor house, which you can hire, sleeping 14 people, along with 9 acres of beautiful gardens and a 19th century church.

Plush Manor wedding venue

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Sopley Mill – This beautifully restored watermill is an idyllic backdrop for any wedding celebration. This stunning venue can seat 100 people for ceremonies and receptions.

Southover House – Set in stunning grounds in Tolpuddle, near Dorchester, this venue has a manor house which sleeps 14. Weddings up to 48 can be seated in the house or a marquee can be put outside.

Stockbridge Farm Barn – This atmospheric barn, which is hundreds of years old, comfortably seats up to 180 people for ceremonies and receptions.

The Orangery Suite – Located near to Wimborne, The Orangery Suite boasts an inside space for ceremonies and a marquee outside, surrounded by lovely gardens.







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