Introduction

Set within the beautiful gardens of Compton Acres in Poole in Dorset, this unique, luxurious venue is available for weddings, private hire and corporate events, providing unmatched character and grandeur whatever the occasion. Awarded ‘Most Popular Venue’ in the International Wedding Awards 2015, and exclusively managed by multi award-winning caterers Beales Gourmet, The Italian Villa combines unique character and classic architecture with modern facilities and has a professional team dedicated to making your special day perfect. The wedding & events venue is available for exclusive use and comprises of three elegant suites, each designed to provide a glamorous setting for your function.

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News & Events

The Italian Villa named Wedding Venue of the Year 2016

The Italian Villa, based at Compton Acres in Poole, has been awarded the title of Wedding Venue of the Year (Town/City) at the prestigious annual Wedding Industry Awards. The accolade was collected by Managing Director, Tony Beales, at the glittering event at Café de...

Expert tips for choosing wedding flowers

Wedding flowers are the ultimate finishing touch in making your wedding venue look absolutely spectacular. But with so many options available, where do you start? To find out, we interviewed Danielle Street, co-owner of Hill View Flowers, who explained her journey to...

South’s most decorated wedding venue receives top gong

Multi-award winning wedding venue, The Italian Villa, has been named Wedding Venue of the Year (South West) at the Wedding Industry Awards. Wednesday 25th November saw the regional Wedding Industry Awards ceremony at Maunsel House in Bridgwater, Somerset. The event...

Wedding Open Day

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 – 11:00 to 15:00 You are invited to visit the UK’s one and only Italian Villa all dressed up for the perfect wedding. Let our friendly, professional team give you a personal tour of the Villa and meet some of the region’s top...

The Top 20 Surprise Wedding Dances

Marriages create the time-honoured union between a loving couple, and so much more. Without them we’d never be able to describe someone’s enthusiastic musical motions as being like a ‘dad dancing at a wedding’, and a world without would forever be a far less lovely...

A change of dress

When planning your big day, two of the most important things to consider are the venue and the dress. There’s a lot to take into account when searching for a wedding dress – from design and colour to what will best fit your body shape and personal style....

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