Weddings

Set in stunning lakeside gardens, in one of North Dorset’s most picturesque locations, Springhead is truly a magical place for a civil marriage ceremony. With accommodation for up to around 50 guests, the centre makes an excellent venue for a weekend country wedding.

Why choose Springhead for your wedding?

  • Whether you choose to hold your wedding indoors or outdoors, you will have wonderful views over our beautiful lake and gardens
  • You have exclusive use of the Grade ll listed mill building
  • The wedding party also has full use of Springhead’s gardens, where locations for taking your special wedding photos include the lakeside Italianate Rotunda, a wooden bridge and grass amphitheatre
  • A bridal suite and other bedrooms provide overnight accommodation in our 18th century historic house for up to 10 guests
  • There is room for up to 39 other guests in our hostel-style accommodation
  • We’re a small and friendly venue where you will get excellent service from our staff
  • We’re set in unspoilt Dorset countryside, with a backdrop of rolling downland
  • Springhead is a registered charity, and income generated from your wedding helps fund our charitable work, which includes welcoming children and young people from urban and disadvantaged backgrounds to the countryside

Wedding facilities

Springhead is a flexible venue, and there are indoor and outdoor alternatives for both the ceremony itself and the wedding reception.

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Wedding accommodation

From April 2019 we can provide comfortable accommodation for the bride and groom and up to 10 additional people in Springhead House  as well as offering simple, dormitory-style accommodation for up to 39 guests.

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The gardens

Springhead’s spectacular gardens provide many enchanting areas for those special once-in-a-lifetime photographs. These include a wooden bridge over seven springs and an antique Italian Rotunda and grass amphitheatre

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Wedding costs and booking

Charges for hire of facilities including the main mill building, gardens, private car park, and overnight accommodation for up to 49 people which includes bedrooms in our newly renovated historic house accommodation.

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