Weddings & Exlusive Use

We're an award-winning, top-rate venue for Weddings and 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 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. Our award winning restaurant can cater for up to 80 guests providing some of the best dishes in Dorset.

During the summer months, 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.

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Country house wedding venue in Beaminster, DorsetTHE GEORGIAN RESTAURANT

With its stone mullioned windows and Georgian panelling, this historic room is full of atmosphere, elegance and charm.

Alfresco Dining at this Wedding Venue in Beaminster, DorsetTHE GARDEN BRASSERIE

This alfresco eating area is ideal for a summer wedding. Enjoy your Wedding Breakfast in the sunshine during the day, or in the evening with the delights of candlelit alfresco dining.


Exclusive hire – create your very own Country House Wedding Party

Country House Wedding Venue - Bridge House Hotel, Beaminster, West DorsetTake 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


Wedding Ceremonies & 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.

Wedding venue Beaminster, DorsetTHE 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.

County House Hotel Wedding Venue in Beaminster, West DorsetTHE 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.
Prepared by our executive Head Chef, he 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.