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. The Italian Villa provides 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. The Italian Villa also has a professional team dedicated to making your special day perfect. The wedding & events venue hire 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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Our next Wedding Open Day

Sunday, 15th April 2018 - 11am to 3pm 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 wedding suppliers,...

The Italian Villa scoops Top Rated prize on WeddingDates

Absolutely delighted to have been named the top rated venue in Dorset on the UK's leading wedding site, WeddingDates! A very special mention to our co-ordination team of Frankie Murphy, Cait Rankin & Hannah Dodds, who picked up the Best Wedding...

Italian Villa strikes GOLD at Dorset Tourism Awards

Press Release Issued: November 2017 The Italian Villa, based at Compton Acres in Poole, has won the Gold award for “Venue & Business Tourism” at the annual Dorset Tourism Awards. The multi award-winning venue were put through a gruelling multi-stage...

How to use events to boost your internal culture

We see a lot of events come through our doors at The Italian Villa (over 200 a year to be precise). As a leading event venue in Dorset, we often get asked by our clients to help them put on events that will engage their staff. And whilst some companies opt for...

Fabulous February Valentines wedding package

FALL IN LOVE... WITH OUR FABULOUS FEBRUARY VALENTINE'S WEDDING PACKAGE From just £4000* all inclusive! Including all of these romantic extras... Chocolate hearts for your wedding favours Red napkins in shape of hearts Red & pink rose petal confetti ‘LOVE’ themed...

The Great Day-Delegate-Rate Sale!

A great deal for all business events in Dorset in January & February 2018. Our usual Day Delegate Rate (£34pp+vat) is discounted to just £30pp+vat - incredible value! To see what's included, click...


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