Dating from the 13th Century, the BridgeHouse Hotel makes a wonderful, intimate wedding venue. This country house hotel is licensed in three of its rooms for all kinds of civil wedding ceremonies, up to 50 guests. The award winning restaurant can cater for up to 80 guests providing some of the best dishes in Dorset.
In the summer, you can make use of our beautiful walled garden and alfresco dining area. In the winter, (we never close), gather round our roaring inglenook fireplaces, perfect for the smaller more intimate wedding.
THE GEORGIAN RESTAURANT
With its stone mullioned windows and Georgian panelling, this historic room is full of atmosphere, elegance and charm.
THE GARDEN BRASSERIE
This alfresco eating area is ideal for a summer wedding. Lunchtime in the sunshine or in the evening with the delights of candlelit alfresco dining.
Take over the whole hotel and make your wedding truly unique! This intimate country house hotel in West Dorset is the perfect venue to invite up to 100 friends and family to an exclusive weekend wedding party. With 13 ensuite bedrooms, we can accommodate up to 30 guests*.
You and your closest guests can stay overnight, relax and enjoy a welcoming cocktail party, then barbeque or dine in our alfresco brasserie or restaurant. When you book 'Bridge Exclusive' we will provide the Bride and Groom with a Four Poster bedroom of their choice complimentary on their wedding night.
For guests who are staying with us, the luxury bedrooms are individually designed, blending elegance and country chic with life's modern luxuries - Italian Frette linen, beautiful bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries, flat screen TVs and wireless internet access.
* for extra guests we can arrange other comfortable accommodation nearby
Every wedding is different and whatever part you'd like us to play, we are sure we can provide you with what you want for your special day. We have everything on our doorstep: a luxury Aveda hair and beauty salon, an award winning florist, great local musicians, photographers and cake designers.
THE WEDDING CEREMONY
Take your marriage vows at BridgeHouse in any of our licensed rooms, or in the famous Mapperton Gardens or Forde Abbey nearby. Alternatively, you can arrange a church service or blessing at St Mary's Church, Beaminster.
THE WEDDING RECEPTION
We offer you the most wonderful elegant and charming rooms, with award winning* cuisine, drinks and facilities. Choose a lunchtime wedding reception or one in the evening - the food we serve will be exceptional.
* Taste of the West Gold Award winner 2013