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The Italian Villa, Poole

Wedding Venue
The UK's one and only Italian Villa. Set upon 10 acres of stunning themed gardens, guests can be assured of incredible wedding photographs and sensational wedding cuisine from the award-winning Beales Gourmet catering team.

What makes The Italian Villa a unique wedding venue?

- The only venue of its kind, anywhere in the UK - Michelin trained chefs and service staff - Beautiful gardens - Just 2 minutes from Sandbanks beach for even more gorgeous photos!

What is a typical wedding like at The Italian Villa?

With one's own wedding event manager to look after all the small details on the day, one's wedding is in exceptionally good hands. Starting with the ceremony in the Verona Suite, the special couple and their guests will enjoy a drinks reception in the Italian Garden, followed by their choice of wedding breakfast in the Medici Suite; one's wedding will carry on into the evening with a party in the Siena Suite for up to 200 guests.

What Wedding Packages does The Italian Villa offer?

Whether summer or winter, The Italian Villa provides exceptional value with all-inclusive weddings from just £4123 for 65 guests, including venue hire, drinks package, wedding breakfast and evening buffet!

What Extra facilities does The Italian Villa have to assist couples to have the perfect day?

The villa is exclusively hired, meaning that one's wedding is their ONLY priority (not having to spread attention across the hotel, restaurant or spa guests).

Where is The Italian Villa located?

Just 2 minutes from the award-winning beaches at Sandbanks, The Italian Villa is located in the village of Canford Cliffs. Easily accessed by A338 and railway stations (Bournemouth, Branksome).

Top Facilities

Disabled Access

Live Band Facilities

Wedding Coordinator Available

Facilities & Information


Child Friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Awards / Descriptions

Bars, Cafes & Other

Disabled Access

Parking Available

Wheelchair Access

Dining Options

Alcohol License

Buffet Catering

Corkage Option

In House Catering

Seated Catering

Evening Entertainment

Dance floor

Entertainment licence

Live Band Facilities

Staff Assistance

Wedding Coordinator Available



Extra info

Wedding Capacity: 250

Wedding Capacity Civil License: 250

Wedding Capacity Indoor: 180

Minimum Wedding Capacity: 65

Minimum Wedding Capacity Civil License: 65

Minimum Wedding Capacity Indoor: 65


01202 816074
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Compton Acres, 164 Canford Cliffs Rd, Poole, Dorset, PooleBH13 7ES, United Kingdom

Follow the M27 westbound from Southampton, continue on the A31 to Ringwood, branch left at the Ashley Heath roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A338 towards Bournemouth & Poole. Continue down the A338 past Bournemouth towards Poole. At County Gates Gyratory roundabout take the 2nd exit on to The Avenue B3065 heading towards Canford Cliffs & Compton Acres. Continue through Canford Cliffs Village, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit on to Canford Cliffs Road, follow the signs to Compton Acres, turn left into Compton Acres.


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The Italian Villa

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We would just like to say a massive thank you to you and your amazing team that ensured we had the most perfect wedding! All of our guests have commented on how well organised the day was, how fantastic the food was and how accommodating you all were. Through the rain and the sun our day looked absolutely stunning and everything ran like clockwork without a glitch. Thank you for all of your help throughout the planning process and for your forever quick replies. Everyone at the Italian Villa should hold there heads high and know that they reall...

The Italian Villa

Where do I start? Natasha and I got married at The Italian Villa on Friday and are both still struggling to get over the brilliance of the whole day; a day that owes so, so much to the absolute attention to detail and personable approach of the villa. From day one, Frankie was fantastic. Communication was spot on - every single avenue covered with a smile and eloquent nature. On the day, Nicky was out of this world. She made our day and was - without doubt - the best person in the world to run it. Cool, calm and collective. People are still...

The Italian Villa

Nearly three weeks on from our most amazing Italian Villa Wedding, which we can't quite believe! Our feet haven't really touched the ground since then, fabulous Honeymoon in Praia D'el Rey and Lisbon in Portugal, and then back to move in to our new house. In the middle of that, we have discovered we are going to be Grandparents in January. So quite a lot to take in! Obviously needed to write to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to you and the whole team for making our day so wonderful. The whole event went like a dream from s...

The Italian Villa

Dear Laura, Frankie, Nicky and team We would just like to thank you so very much for all your help during the past nine months in the lead up to and including our wedding day. From day one you were brilliant - helpful, friendly, informative and nothing was ever too much trouble. If only everything I've ever organised could run as efficiently as you do! The day itself was better than we ever could have expected - Nicky was absolutely fabulous, so calm and friendly yet so very organised! I think it was Lauren (I'm sorry if I've got the...

The Italian Villa

Just wanted to say thank you again for everyone at the Italian Villa for their help making our day perfect - even the weather! We had such a special day with our family and friends and we enjoyed every minute. Special thanks to Frankie who helped with anything we needed in the run up, even the last minute changes. Thank you for helping us create the wedding we dreamt of with our decorations, archway and lights. Our events managers Nicola and Candice had everything covered before we could even think of it - like saving the Bride some buffet food...

The Italian Villa

“Hi Frankie, I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you, Drew, Nicola and everyone involved in our wedding. It was perfect in every way and completely faultless. We had our dream day and the venue was amazing. Thank you to you all for all your hard work. Thank you Amy”

The Italian Villa

Just wanted to thank everyone at the Italian Villa for a perfect wedding. From the start, Laura organised everything and put us at ease that everything would go to plan. A special thanks to Nicki, the Events Manager, for organising the smooth running of the day. Not forgetting the caterers, who provided spectacular food that everyone complimented. We enclose some photos of our perfect day. Thank you once again for helping us have the wedding that we dreamed of. Please pass our comments on to everyone involved in our special...

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