Unique Dorset wedding venue

Awarded Dorset’s ‘Best Wedding Venue’ in the Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards 2016 , The Kings Arms is truly unique. A boutique venue, set in a magical location, the hotel’s intimate setting oozes fairy-tale romance. With its beautifully restored Kings Pavilion and exclusive Priory wedding suite, couples can create their perfect day, tailored to suit their own individual style and theme.

With picturesque views overlooking the Avon River, Christchurch Castle and the King Arms Bowling Green, the hotel seamlessly blends tradition with exquisite contemporary style.

We would love you to attend one of our Wedding Open Days so you can look around our beautiful venue and meet our expert Wedding Coordinators.

Wedding Facilities

  • Numbers up to 90
  • Evening functions up to 120
  • Civil ceremonies and civil partnerships
  • Vintage style wedding venue
  • Bespoke tailor made food and beverage packages
  • Exceptional photographic opportunities on our manicured lawns
  • Head down to Christchurch Quay for your wedding photos
  • Late night dance and entertainment licences available
  • Wedding party accommodation available

The Hotel

Christchurch Quay is just a short stroll from The Kings Arms, offering wonderful panoramic views amongst the many yachts visiting or moored at this beautiful natural harbour. Have a romantic boat trip or a peaceful river cruise with your wedding guests, there are an abundance of ideas for your photographic memories.

Local award winning Chef Patron, Alex Aitken, will create a personal bespoke menu, working with you to create the perfect day.

How to enquire

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The PavilionLicensed for up to 96 guests

Recently restored to become a beautiful New England style venue, The Kings Pavilion offers an undeniably distinctive setting for any special occasion. Below the ruins of Christchurch Castle, with the Avon River flowing by its border, it is as though time has stood still in this tranquil corner of a bustling Dorset town.

The Kings Pavilion is available for hire for weddingsspecial occasionscorporate events and private dining.

Civil Ceremonies

Hold an unforgettable civil ceremony for up to 96 guests in a bright and airy setting, tastefully decorated in neutral colours to accent the stunning surroundings. Why not leave the French doors open onto a private, full length veranda, to let glorious sunlight flood the room as you take your vows?

After the ceremony, step out onto the lush green grass and head over to the stunning Castle ruins, or down to the river’s edge, for your wedding pictures. Enjoy an al fresco canapé and Champagne reception, before moving into The Kings Priory wedding suite.

Pavilion Bowling Lawn

As the ceremony concludes…

Gather together on the lush green lawn with your guests, as you enjoy the wonderful backdrop…

The Kings PrioryCivil partnerships and Wedding Ceremonies for up to 90 guests

Our newly refurbished Kings Priory is licensed to hold civil partnerships and wedding ceremonies for up to 90 guests. With incredible views across the wonderful heritage grounds, picturesque bowling green and beautiful river bank of Christchurch, say ‘I do’ in a fairy-tale setting.

 

Wedding accommodationThe Kings arms Stylish accommodation

Accommodating up to 20 rooms for your evening event….

What our couples say...Getting married at The Kings Arms

“Thank you so much for all of your help with the organisation and planning of our wedding. We had a truly lovely day and everything went smoothly. Kinga and Samantha looked after us very well on the day as well. I would love to do the day all over again! It is a lovely venue and we are very glad we chose the Kings Arms.”

 

How to enquire

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