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Summer Lodge Country House Hotel

£90 - £210 pp
Up to 70
Exclusive Use
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Set in the Dorset countryside, this comfortable manor house offers an idyllic and romantic experience.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Spa On-Site

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Celebrating your wedding at Summer Lodge is one of the most idyllic and romantic experiences imaginable. This elegant and supremely comfortable country house, surrounded by lush gardens in the heart of the Dorset countryside, makes the perfect setting for a day you’ll remember for a lifetime. Summer Lodge is sufficiently large to rise effortlessly to the grand occasion, yet it has never lost the feel of a welcoming private home – whether you’re planning an impressive event for up to 70 guests, or a more intimate affair for between two and twenty-four, we have a variety of rooms to accommodate everyone in supreme comfort. Equally important, there’s a close knit team of experienced staff with all the skills, talent and enthusiasm required to make every moment utterly magical. Their attention to detail and passion for excellence are sure to exceed your every expectation.


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Abi and James
Married in October 2016
May 2017
Perfect for our intimate wedding
We celebrated our wedding at the beautiful Summer Lodge Hotel in Evershot. We chose to have our ceremony in the stunning Dorchester room because I grew up in Dorchester, ...
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Mr & Mrs Gladysz
Married in July 2016
May 2017
No detail was too small and nothing was overlooked
Having been previous hotel guests on several occasions, Summer Lodge Hotel already had a special place in our hearts. So when we became engaged to be married, Summer Lod...
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Married in June 2016
May 2017
An amazing wedding venue
After visiting Summer Lodge on several previous occasions, when we decided to eventually get married, there was only one place! From the outset, Laure put us at ease and ...
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M Merville
Married in June 2016
May 2017
Couldn't have been more impressed
We had our wedding at the Summer Lodge at the end of June, and we couldn’t have been more pleased with our choice, or more impressed with our experience there. The team i...
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Michael and Heather
Married in May 2016
May 2017
Absolutely amazing
We had an absolutely amazing tailor made wedding at Summer Lodge. From the first meeting with the wedding coordinator and chef who took into account all our wants needs ...
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A Messervy
Married in May 2016
May 2017
Glorious setting
So many of our guests say it was the best wedding they have ever attended. Much of this is down to meticulous planning and attention to detail and Summer Lodge, particula...
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Location & Contact Details


9 Fore Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0JR, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Train Station

Dorchester (South)

Nearest Airport

Bristol Lulsgate

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Press & Awards

Accreditations / Associations (2)

3-rosette fine dining restaurant

Industry Awards (5)

Five Star Rating By AA 2017
Voted No. 2 in The Top Hotels in the United Kingdom & Ireland By Condé Nast Trav
Awarded the Nuffield Health Excellence in Customer Service By Dorset Business Aw
Voted No. 5 in The 50 Best Hotels in the World By Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ C
Voted No. 1 Hotel in the UK By Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2015
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