Italian Villa | Dorset

  • Capacity: 250
  • Hire For: All, Wedding & Reception
  • Accomodation: There is no accommodation on site but ask our travel partners, les Deux Messieurs - they may be able to secure preferential rates.
  • Hire From Price: £4,250
  • DIY Weddings Allowed: No

The breathtaking Italian Villa in Poole is a multi-award winning wedding venue in Dorset that lies in the 10 acres of beautifully manicured gardens of Compton Acres, and has been voted the Most Popular Wedding Venue in the World at the Wedding Industry Expert Awards.


Winner of Dorset’s Best Wedding Venue 2013, The Italian Villa is the UK’s only Italian villa, and offers couples entering gay marriage exclusive use of its grounds and its three floors of unparalleled elegance. With its beautiful balcony overlooking the immaculate Italian Gardens, it’s a fairytale setting for the ultimate romantic wedding, and has plenty of postcard-perfect settings for you to have your wedding photos.


Book The Italian Villa Poole, and it becomes yours to enjoy exclusively for your entire wedding day. The Villa’s team promise impeccable standards and will ensure that you and all of your guests receive true VIP treatment.


Managed by multi-award winning caterers Beales Gourmet, you can rest assured that your reception food and wedding breakfast will be equally as spectacular in aesthetic as it is in taste. Using the very best local, seasonal ingredients, the talented chefs at Beales Gourmet create inventive, modern cuisine to help you and your guests enjoy a day that’s memorable for all the right reasons.Recently voted the second most popular all-inclusive venue at the International Wedding Expert Awards 2014, you know your in safe hands at The Italian Villa.


The Italian Villa, at Compton Acres
164 Canford Cliffs Road
BH13 7ESt: 01202 816074
e: info[at]

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Licensed to host weddings with up to 250 guests, this luxury venue in Dorset is a truly unique wedding venue to hold your civil ceremony.Licensed rooms are:

  • Verona Suite – ceremony room for up to 120 guests
  • Medici Suite – ceremony room for up to 200; Wedding receptions max 180 formally seated
  • Sienna Suite – wedding parties & evening discos 250 guests max

Registry Office

Poole Register Office
The Guildhall
Market St
BH15 1NP

t: 01202 633744