Kingston Country Courtyard is the ultimate destination wedding venue for Dorset. The venue is set in the most idyllic countryside location, nestled deep in the Isle of Purbeck and just a stones throw from the golden beaches of Studland and Swanage. We are well equipped and experienced to cater for your every need to ensure that you truly can have your special day, your way.
Our stunning 16th Century Purbeck Stone Barn is the perfect rustic location as the focus for your nuptials and celebrations, however we also have some wonderful al fresco options for you within the grounds too. The Pagoda in the Lower Courtyard is also licenced for civil ceremonies and is teaming with stunning romantic red and pink roses. Furthermore there are the formal gardens and lower forest areas which are also wonderful locations to include within your plans for your wedding weekend.
We very much encourage you to enjoy our venue for the full weekend, often providing 2.5 days room hire as standard to allow both you and your wedding party to arrive on a Friday for setting the scene for your wedding. Enjoy our hospitality the night prior with relaxed drinks and dining in the bar, or why not commission a BBQ in the forest by our nature & pond areas. With 25 bedrooms on site, accommodating up to 60 of your guests; once you’re here, it’s time to relax and start creating memories with your friends and family.
We have a team of experienced wedding planners dedicated to ensuring you have support at every stage of planning your wedding, and a wide network of the very best in their field who we are happy to recommend for music, entertainment, venue dressing, photography, hair & make up to name just a few. Check out our recommended supplier section below as a starting guide, but do reach out if you would like to talk through the specifics of your big day and we can help you find your best match.
Onsite we have a fantastic Head Chef who has a wide variety of menu’s to choose from, but he will also gladly meet with you to create a bespoke wedding menu suited to you. We thoroughly enjoy the variety and often cater relaxed BBQ’s, Hog Roasts and High Teas, right through to formal and traditional 3 course seated menus. Make an appointment now to see what we can do to make your wedding menu unique.
Our dedicated onsite team, throughout the entire venue are all at your disposal to ensure you have the most incredible wedding weekend.
We have capacity for 130 people at the ceremony, and can increase to 180 for evening receptions. Reach out now to find out how we can help you.