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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3 Top Tips from 3 Recent Brides

We asked three of our recent couples what advice they'd give to future brides. They've each told us the one thing that really made an impact on their big day, advice which may provide you with some inspiration for your wedding day... 1.  Top...

Up to 20% off your big day!

We have some exciting special offers for late availability weddings at The Italian Villa. Choose a December 2018 "White Wedding" and get 20% off your big day. Weddings from January-April 2019 also now have an extra 10% discount. Dependent on availability....

New Christmas menu launched for 2018

Christmas Menu 2018 Duck liver & Armagnac (GF) Spiced fig chutney, brioche toast, textures of apple Smoked salmon parfait (GF) Horseradish, pickled beetroot & grilled sourdough Celeriac soup (GF, VG) Truffle oil & smoked Dorset cheddar  ~~ Roasted Blandford farms...

The Italian Villa celebrates win at the South West Tourism Awards

Press release - 2 Feb 2018 The Italian Villa, based at Compton Acres in Poole, proudly represented Dorset at the annual South West Tourism Awards, winning the Silver award for “Best Venue & Business Tourism”. The multi award-winning venue was put through a...

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...


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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