Kingston Maurward

Up to 130
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Set in the heart of the Dorset countryside Kingston Maurward’s 18th Century House and Gardens are an idyllic location for the perfect Wedding.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Our tranquil, peaceful and intimate setting, beautifully situated with a scenic lake, extensive lawns and formal gardens provides the perfect Dorset wedding venue. With its parkland approach and sweeping drive, the Georgian mansion house and ornate rooms set the scene for a civil ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception. The picturesque setting is the ultimate backdrop for those treasured photographs capturing the essence of an English Country House Wedding, whilst friendly, professional staff will ensure that the entire day is tailored to individual requirements. With its stunning countryside setting, traditional menu and unrivalled facilities, Kingston Maurward will provide a wedding day to remember forever.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Amy
Our mission is to provide you with a perfect day to remember, tailored for your individual requirements. We believe our combination of friendly staff, stunning setting, quality food, wine and service enables us to do just this. Whatever your wish, we will do our utmost to accommodate you in every way possible.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Isabella & Richard
Married in October 2018
November 2018
Simply the best!
The whole team at Kingston Maurward make the already stunning venue the best it could possibly be, they made our big day perfect organising everything for us and making sure it ran smoothly!
Mr & Ms Edmunds
Married in September 2018
October 2018
Thank you for everything!
We just wanted to say thank you for everything for our wedding , it was perfect and couldn’t have run any better , both Rachel and I thank you for a fantastic day.
Nadine & Alex
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Thank you for all you did!
Thank you for all you did to make our day so perfect!
Rachel & Paul
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Thank you!
We just wanted to say thank you for everything for our wedding , it was perfect and couldn’t have run any better , both Rachel and I thank you for a fantastic day.
Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY, England

Nearest Town

Dorchester, Dorset

Nearest Train Station

Dorchester South

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Press & Awards

Industry Awards (1)

Winner of Best Wedding Venue at Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards 2019

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The gardens! Head down to the lake for a group shot before you and your partner enjoyed a stroll and some photos in the landscaped gardens