Set within the beautiful gardens of Compton Acres in Poole in Dorset, this unique, luxurious venue hire is available for weddings, private parties and corporate events. In addition, 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 packages are available for exclusive use and comprise of three elegant suites, each designed to provide a glamorous setting for your function.

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5 key things to check before booking your wedding venue

Choosing your venue is one of the most exciting parts of planning any wedding. However, there are a few pitfalls that are best avoided early in the decision-making process. Here is a list of our top five things to check when booking your wedding venue. If...

Business Events with 10% OFF!

Looking for corporate event venue hire in Dorset in early 2019? How about an extra 10% off its cost?! That's exactly what we're offering on corporate events in January and February 2019* If you want to take advantage of 10% off corporate event venue hire...

Up to 20% Off Your Wedding Day

We have some very exciting special offers for late availability weddings at The Italian Villa. Choose a "White Wedding Day" in a December 2018 and get an extra 20% off your big day. Wedding packages booked January-April 2019 also now have an extra 10%...

New Christmas Menu Launched for 2018

Tis the season for planning Christmas parties and the Christmas Menu will be the focus of everyone's lips. Are you planning an intimate Christmas event for friends and family or looking to hire a corporate venue for your office Christmas party? The Italian Villa is...

Best Venue & Business Tourism Silver Award

Best Venue & Business Tourism Press Release - 2 Feb 2018 After striking gold at the Dorset Tourism Awards earlier in the year, The Italian Villa went on to proudly represent Dorset at the annual South West Tourism Awards, winning the Silver award for Best...


Use our calendar to check availability on your preferred dates. Please note, we get booked up very quickly, because of this, it is advised to book your venue hire well in advance. Dates beyond what is shown on our availability calendar may be available - please enquire, as we only show up to 18 months ahead.

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