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 Wedding Planning Tips from 3 Recent Brides

We asked three of our recent couples what wedding planning 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 planning your wedding...

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...

Best Wedding Coordinator & Top-Rated Venue WeddingDates

The Italian Villa is absolutely delighted to have been awarded best wedding coordinator in the South West of England and been named the top-rated wedding venue in Dorset by the UK's leading wedding site, WeddingDates! A very special mention to our...


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