Weddings & Civil Ceremonies at Merley House Function & Wedding Venue in Dorset

Unlike many wedding and civil ceremony venues, Merley House can be booked exclusively for you and your guests to enjoy. As such it offers elegance, refinement and seclusion for your special occasion.

Licensed for Marriages & Civil Partnerships

Merley House has 3 state rooms licensed for ceremonies, making it a perfect wedding venue or affordable alternative to a registry office, thanks to our ceremony license. You can book Merley House exclusively for you and your guests to enjoy, allowing you to host the entire day from one location.

At Merley House we are more than happy to tailor our packages to your individual requirements. We believe everyone is unique and so is every event and celebration, so let your imagination take over and enjoy the freedom to create your perfect day.

Merley House prides itself in offering good quality, locally-sourced food. Our in-house chefs are completely flexible and can provide any type of menu that you desire for your event, from a three course wedding breakfast to afternoon tea, a buffet or barbeque.

Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset

Rooms for Weddings & Civil Ceremonies

The Old Library, Merley House Wedding Venue

The Old Library

This is the largest of the rooms for hire. It is decorated in green and features plasterwork clouds and sunbursts within an arabesque and garlanded border. It can accommodate a wedding breakfast, dancing and live music.

The Drawing Room, Merley House Wedding Venue

The Drawing Room

Decorated predominantly in green with white cornicing and detailed in gold, this room boasts an impressive chimney piece in white and green marble. The ceiling has a large central oval depicting ‘The Judgement of Paris’. The Drawing Room is perfect for smaller ceremonies, drinks receptions or buffets. Capacity: 40 People.

The Dining Parlour, Merley House Wedding Venue

The Dining Parlour

Situated in the north-west corner of the building, this room is decorated in blue tones. Features an impressive fireplace and a captivating ceiling that incorporates a depiction of Bacchus receiving a cup of wine from Ceres. The Dining Parlour is perfect for smaller ceremonies, drinks receptions or buffets. Capacity: 40 People.

The Old Nursery, Merley House Wedding Venue

The Old Nursery

Located on the first floor of Merley House (stair only access) this room is perfect for the bridal party, a creche or for the safe storage of personal items. It features three full-length windows, providing panoramic views of the nearby town of Wimborne Minster.

The Grand Entrance Hall, Merley House Wedding Venue

The Grand Entrance Hall

Merley House boasts a classical entrance hall that provides a great first impression for your guests. The hall features a grand fireplace and a beautiful plasterwork ceiling. This area leads to The Old Library and to our magnificent staircase which is a perfect setting for photographs.

The Morning Room, Merley House Wedding Venue

The Morning Room

Accessed by double doors from The Old Library, this room features a fully-stocked bar and an impressive Bösendorfer grand piano. The French doors lead to the south east corner of the house and a delightful enclosed patio area for you and your guests to enjoy.

Special Offer Packages

Our ‘Simply Weddings’ and ‘Simply Ceremonies’ packages offer great value for money.

Helping To Plan Your Special Day

Pre-planning is essential and to ensure your special ocassion goes like a dream we are happy to spend time with you, tailoring the day to your individual requirements. We understand the importance of your day and we will do all we can to ensure everything is perfect for you and your guests.

We have wedding packages available to suit every budget, including flowers, decorations and catering. We can also recommend other professional services such as photographers, car hire, entertainment and local accommodation.

With excellent facilities and a wealth of experienced and friendly staff, Merley House offers elegance, refinement and seclusion for your special occasion.

Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset

Venue Hire Rates & Catering Options

The following prices are valid for 2017:

Download our  Wedding Brochure PDF.

Download our Canapés Menu PDF.
Download our Wedding Breakfast Sit Down Menu PDF.
Download our BBQ Menu PDF.
Download our Buffet Menu PDF.
Download our Something A Little Bit Different Menu PDF.
Download our Afternoon Tea Menu PDF.
Download our Recommendation List PDF.

Download our Terms and Conditions PDF.

Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset
Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset
Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset

Planning a Wedding?

To speak to us about hosting your wedding or civil ceremony at Merley House please call us on 01202 885024.
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Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset
Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset
Merley House Wedding Venue Dorset