Wedding Venue & Exclusive Use

We're an award-winning, top-rated Wedding Venue and we are licenced for Civil Ceremonies. Our most recent being the 2016 Good Hotel Guide Editor's Choice, Top 10 Wedding Venue in the UK

Dating from the 13th Century, the Bridge House 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. Our award winning restaurant can cater for up to 80 guests providing some of the best dishes in Dorset.

Every wedding and civil partnership is different and whatever part you’d like us to play, we can cater to your needs whatever they may be. Take your marriage vows at Bridge House in any of our licensed rooms or our ancient walled garden. Alternatively, you can arrange a church service or blessing at St Mary’s Church, Beaminster.

We have everything on our doorstep including a luxury award winning Aveda hair & beauty salon, an award-winning florist, cake designers, and fantastic local photographers and musicians. Our in-house wedding planner can connect you with any of these local services, and will ensure your day runs smoothly.

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Bridge House Exclusive Wedding Packages

Take over the whole hotel and make your wedding truly unique! This intimate country house hotel is the perfect venue to invite up to 100 friends and family to an exclusive weekend wedding party or wedding reception. With 13 ensuite bedrooms, we can accommodate up to 30 guests (for extra guests we can arrange other accommodation nearby). When you book the ‘Bridge Exclusive’ we will provide the bride and groom with a complimentary four-poster bedroom of their choice on their wedding night. You and your guests can stay overnight, enjoy your own private cocktail party, al fresco dining in the walled garden or dinner by candlelight in our Georgian restaurant, whatever takes your fancy.

* for extra guests we can arrange other comfortable accommodation nearby


Wedding Ceremonies & Wedding Receptions

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.

Take your marriage vows at Bridge House in any of our 5 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.

We offer you the most wonderful elegant and charming rooms, with award winning* cuisine, drinks and facilities for your wedding recption. Choose a lunchtime wedding breakfast or one in the evening – the food we serve will be exceptional. Prepared by our executive Head Chef, she is passionate about the freshest and best quality ingredients. Fish from Cornwall, scallops from Lyme Bay, crab from West Bay, organic meat and vegetables from across the county.

Wedding Ceremonies & Wedding Receptions at Bridge House, Beaminster, Dorset


Wedding offer for 2016 – Complimentary stay in our Bridal Suite


Celebrate your Wedding Reception at Bridge House. Our offer is available for wedding receptions from 25 up to 100 guests. And we're licensed for civil ceremonies up to 50 guests.


To make a booking or to speak to our Wedding planner:
T: + 44 (0) 1308 862200

Bridge House

Hotel & Restaurant
3 Prout Bridge
Dorset DT8 3AY
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 1308 862200

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