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The Italian Villa at Compton Acres

£1500 - £5200 for venue hire
Up to 180
Exclusive Use
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A beautiful Italian style villa country house situated in the beautiful Dorset countryside with stunning surrounding gardens.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:30 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
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The most fabulous venue with stunning gardens...
The most fabulous venue with stunning gardens. Our wedding co-ordinator Grace went above and beyond to ensure our wedding day was perfec... 
By Sarah on 30th September 2016
Happily married
Wedding: October 2016

Our wedding was made all the more special by choosing...
Our wedding was made all the more special by choosing this as our venue. From before we booked to after the wedding the staff were very ... 
By Rachel on 23rd September 2016
Happily married
Wedding: September 2016

The Italian Villa is an outstanding wedding venue...
The Italian Villa is an outstanding wedding venue. High expectations were succeeded. The staff couldnt do enough for us or our guests. T... 
By Emma on 15th September 2016
Happily married
Wedding: September 2016

Venue was excellent...
Venue was excellent, the staff were excellent, the catering was excellent - we had an amazing day.
By Duncan on 14th September 2016
Happily married
Wedding: September 2016

From the moment we walked in to view the Italian...
From the moment we walked in to view the Italian Villa as a possible wedding venue we fell in love with it. The gardens are spectacular... 
By Sarah on 2nd September 2016
Happily married
Wedding: September 2016

Nothing was too much trouble...
Nothing was too much trouble, every request we made was catered for without quibble (with the staff blowing up helium balloons and putti... 
By Debbie on 24th August 2016
Happily married
Wedding: August 2016

Full Description
  • Introducing the UK’s favourite wedding venue... Exclusively yours! Set against the dramatic backdrop of the 10 acres of manicured gardens at the renowned Compton Acres, the stunning Italian Villa has earned a reputation as one of the UK’s best wedding venues, offering chic sophistication, impeccable service and mouth-watering cuisine. The venue was voted Best Venue at the National Wedding Awards and was also named “Most popular all-inclusive venue, Worldwide” in the International Wedding Expert Awards! As the only venue of its kind in the UK, the multi-award winning Italian Villa gives you 3 floors of unrivalled elegance to lay on your dream wedding. This luxury venue in Poole, Dorset, is licensed to perform civil ceremonies & civil partnerships. And with a balcony that overlooks the stunning Italian Garden, you can be sure that your wedding photos will truly be outstanding! When you book The Italian Villa, you’ll enjoy full exclusivity of the venue for your entire wedding, entirely self-contained. Over its three floors, the grand Villa provides a true fairy-tale wedding venue, never having to worry about seeing “other guests at a hotel”, or have “staff attending to other matters”... When at The Italian Villa, you are our ONLY priority! Our team’s impeccable standards ensure that every couple and their guests feel like genuine VIPs. Combined with direct access into the spectacular Italian Garden, the Villa can cater for small, intimate wedding receptions for 60, or can provide a relaxed setting for up to 250 guests when using the Italian Garden. Well appointed with lifts to all three floors, air conditioning, built in sound systems and speakers, a stage, and audiovisual screens, The Villa’s superb facilities enable couples to theme or create a truly memorable occasion. And with catering from the award-winning Beales Gourmet, your guests will savour the most spectacular cuisine from our talented team of chefs - The perfect match for your magical wedding day…
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Frankie Murphy
    We'd love to welcome you to our fabulous venue. Let our team show you around your dream wedding venue - we know you'll fall in love all over again :)
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
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Press and Awards (1)
Bride Magazine, Perfect Weddings, Love our Wedding, Tatler, Absolutely Weddings
Industry Awards (1)
The Wedding Industry Awards 2016 - Best Venue (nationally), among others
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7ES, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Poole
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M27 (1)
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Branksome
    • Nearest Airport
    • Bournemouth
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Our Spring Wedding Open Day

  • 15th April 2018
  • 11am-3pm You are invited to visit the UK’s one and only Italian Villa all dressed up for the perfect wedding, Meet their friendly, professional team and some of the region's top wedding suppliers!