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Athelhampton House & Gardens, Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7LG  01305 848363

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Lots of little things make a succesful wedding day, and so often we hear of churches and wedding venues in Dorset that don't allow confetti.. it's only a small thing, but we think it's an important part of the day, and gives the opportunity for a great photo! We welcom...

Today at Athelhampton, we are playing Top Trumps, you remember the card game featuring fast and exotic cars? We are playing with real Wedding transport, and we think this beats then all! A 1963 fire engine, in stunning immaculate condition. Just the right size to slip...

It's 5.30 on a Wednesday night, its wedding tasting time! Each of our couples has the opportunity to taste the menu that we have created for them, it's a great opportunity to enjoy some food, and taste the wines we suggest from our wine list. It's a quiet and relaxed t...

Our kitchen is a busy place! Gemma and her team delivered a fabulous multi course menu, 3 starters - beetroot risotto, asparagus bruschetta and a duet of duck, followed by stuffed fillet of Dorset beef, breast of chicken and spiced vegan parcels with pal choi.. lots of...

Athelhampton's historic Great Hall, is early Tudor, built in 1485, it's just over 530 years old. Today we are using the Hall for a beautiful  ceremony. Athelhampton has 4 licensed rooms, as well as the option to have an outdoor ceremony. The Registrar's from Dorchester...

A great day had by all at Athelhampton for a  stunning wedding, an overcast day makes for great photos at our stunning wedding venue in the heart of Dorset.. One of our favorite photographers, John Haworth from Columbia Photography 

was working hard to make sure every p...

Love, thats what it's all about.. we work hard at Athelhampton to make your day really amazing and extra special, great service, excellent food and good wines.. but sometimes adding a few little extras makes it all more magical..

Today we have the word "love" spelt out...

What's the best car to arrive at a Tudor wedding venue in Dorset? This 1950's Bentley mark VI is simply stunning, finished in navy over silver blue she looks immaculate, the sumptuous leather interior makes this a great way to arrive at Athelhampton.

Saturday's wedding cake was stunning to look at and even better tasting.. 

The edible flowers show the cake makers skill, each flower made by hand, and as they climb the cake they fade from luscious dark pink to white.

A Dorset Wedding Venue is nothing without a sel...

A few of us from Athelhampton had the pleasure of attending one of our colleagues weddings at another Dorset Wedding Venue, unlike the fabulous gardens at Athelhampton, we were treated to great seaview, and the table centres had been themed to match! A really nice alte...

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