Discover Sunninghill, a perfect backdrop for your special day! Home to Sunninghill Preparatory School, Sunninghill is a family-friendly venue, conveniently located in Dorchester town centre, with ample grounds and free on-site parking for your guests. The house and grounds are available to hire on an exclusive-use basis for a private house party vibe and it is available to hire throughout the year. 

Their mindful wedding venue styling delivers a beautifully dressed backdrop for your wedding ceremony and/or ongoing wedding celebrations. You can choose to marry inside or outdoors; there are several licensed ceremony areas to choose from. The dedicated wedding team offers couples complimentary wedding planning meetings and an 'on the day' wedding coordination service. This means they are there for you as much or as little as you need along your wedding journey. Please contact them to arrange an informal viewing so that you can experience the warmth and charm that Sunninghill offers. 

Facilities available at Sunninghill Weddings, Dorchester

    Indoor ceremony rooms

    The School Hall: 195 guests

    The Garden Room: 95 guests

    The Grand Staircase: 55 guests

    The Morning Room: 45 guests

    The Old Music Room: 45 guests

    The Drawing Room: 35 guests

    Head's Study: 7 guests

    Outdoor ceremony areas

    The Veranda

    The Gazebo

    Venue features


    Reception facilities 


    Outdoor ceremony

    Disabled access


Sunninghill Weddings Dorchester

Sunninghill Preparatory School

South Court

South Walks Road


Dorset, DT1 1EB


Phone: 07815 429073


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