The Italian Villa


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The Italian Villa in the stunningly beautiful gardens of Compton Acres is the perfect setting for your wedding. Tie the knot and celebrate with friends and family at this gorgeously romantic venue.

As well as use of the Italian garden for your
reception, you’ll have access to 10 acres of
inspiring gardens filled with opportunities for
wonderful wedding photographs. Choose the
stylish Japanese garden, the charming heather
garden, or the wooded valley with its magical
waterfalls and striking foliage to capture
special memories that will last forever.
The prestigious Italian Villa has been an award
winning favourite with brides and grooms for
years and is now under new management
by the Merna family who own Compton
Acres. Our exceptional team has a wealth of
experience and are passionate about making
your wedding dreams come true, so you can
relax and enjoy your big day.

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Winner of Best Venue at the 2019 South West Wedding Industry Awards and awarded Best Venue at the Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards, The Italian Villa is the only venue of its kind in the UK. Exclusive wedding venue provides couples with 3 floors of unrivalled elegance to lay on their dream wedding. It features a balcony overlooking the breath-taking Italian Garden to ensure that wedding photos will be truly unforgettable. Set against the divine 10 acres of manicured gardens within the renowned Compton Acres. It is the perfect setting for that magical day when you say “I do”. Along with direct access into the phenomenal Italian Garden, the Villa can cater for small, intimate wedding receptions for 65, or can provide a relaxed setting for up to 180 guests in the Medici Suite. We are fully licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships which can be held in the Verona Suite, Medici Suite or even outside. You’ll have exclusive use of the venue and use of the lovely Italian Garden for the duration of your event. Our dedicated team will work with you to make sure that your big day is everything you hoped for and more. Whether you know exactly what you want, or you need inspiration for the special touches to personalise your celebration, we can help. Pricing Category : ModerateBeachHistoricCountry House Manor HouseNumber of People In Team : 4No of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - More Than 50 View More
Location : CoastalNearest Town : PooleNearest Airport : BournemouthNearest Train Station : PooleChurch Within Walking DistanceLandmarkUnique Wedding VenueUnusualFormalLuxuryConfetti PermittedFireworks PermittedIn House DancefloorCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseCorkage ChargeBartendingIn House CateringIn House Wine ListWestern European CuisineClean UpPre-Wedding ConsultationSeated MealSet UpStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedTastingsSound Systems Available Reception MusicPackageOn The Day Wedding CoordinationMaster Of CeremonyPublic Liability InsuranceDisabled AccessExclusive UseIn House Wedding CoordinatorLandscaped GardensOnsite ParkingOutdoor SpacePet FriendlyWater ViewGreat ViewsLovely GroundsModern RomanticStylishGarden OutdoorWedding PlannersSame-SexWoodland View Less

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Jayne and Paul
Best customer care
The venue itself has our hearts pumping out of our chests but the level of customer care we have so far received in relation to our wedding in May has been brilliant.
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Sarah and Alex
Mr & Mrs Butcher-to-be
Our event coordinator, Hannah, has been so attentive and quick at responding to messages which has been very reassuring during this turbulent time! We can’t wait to get married at the Villa


Spring wedding at The Villa

Summer wedding at the Villa with an outdoor ceremony

Summer wedding at The Italian Villa

Winter wedding at The Italian Villa


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Compton Acres Ltd, 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7ES

The Italian Villa

  • Compton Acres Ltd
  • 164 Canford Cliffs Road
  • Poole
  • Dorset
  • BH13 7ES
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

Hannah & Lauren

We'd love to welcome you to our fabulous venue. Let us show you around your dream wedding venue - we know you'll fall in love all over again :-)