Harbour View Suite

Harbour View Suite - Private dining or buffet for up to 60 people with panoramic views of the Harbour and its own private balcony. Please note it is not possible to have a band or DJ in the Harbour View Suite and it does not have its own private bar. The public Slipway Bar is one floor below the suite for guests to use.

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West Quay Road
Poole
England
BH15 1HZ

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0300 300 7654

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RNLI College description

Business Meeting Rooms / Funerals and Wakes / Wedding Venue / Hotel / Conference Centre

Medium (1-150)

Every £1 you spend at RNLI College helps save lives at sea. So you can feel good about celebrating with us.

EVENTS

We want to welcome you and your guests to the home of RNLI training – the perfect place to host your event.

Here at RNLI College, we’ve got the facilities to cater for all kinds of bespoke events, including meetings and conferences, weddings, celebrations and parties, christenings and funeral teas.

With its spectacular waterside location and inspirational atmosphere, RNLI College makes a fantastic venue, whatever your event

We offer a choice of modern, spacious and well-equipped function rooms. And there’s the option to overnight for those travelling to Poole.

From private dining to buffets and canapés, we offer a selection of catering options to suit your event. We’re here to cater for all your needs. And your dedicated Event Coordinator will ensure it all goes smoothly.

WEDDINGS

Licensed for civil ceremonies or for wedding receptions in Poole harbour Dorset.

​The beautiful waterside location of RNLI College makes it a perfect wedding venue. And the incredible atmosphere will set the tone for your wedding day.

So if you’re looking for a wedding with a difference, and one that will make a difference, we’d love to be a part of your special day.

There’s no better place to celebrate the beginning of the rest of your lives together than at RNLI College – where our lifesavers are trained to ensure families are never parted.

Whether you choose to exchange your vows here, or hold your wedding breakfast and evening reception here, our wedding packages are designed around you.

Your own dedicated Wedding Coordinator will ensure all the finishing touches are in place. And an Event Manager on the day will ensure your wedding day is seamless.

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:

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Venue facilities

30 spaces

Within 100 metres

Yes

Yes

Yes

15 round tables, 20 rectangle tables

200 chairs

Yes - Manned

Other venue facilities

Yes

Yes

Yes

Explore the rooms this venue has for hire by expanding the sections below.

The Waterfront Suite can cater for 80-200 guests for an evening reception or 150 guests for a sit down meal. It is also possible to have a wedding ceremony in this room.

It comes with its own private staffed bar and we can include a dance floor free of charge for your evening reception. You would be welcome to arrange your own entertainment for the evening of a band or DJ.

Another benefit of this room is that the patio doors lead out onto our Sea Terrace, it's a wonderful setting for photographs and a drinks reception.

Capacity

As meeting room:

200

For dining:

150

As theatre:

200

For dancing:

200

For a reception:

200

17m x 12m

Yes

Our Harbour View Suite can seat a smaller party of up to 60 in a light airy room, with panoramic views of the harbour and its own private balcony.

This room would make an intimate and romantic setting for a ceremony and wedding breakfast, or a special setting for a birthday or anniversary meal.

Please note that it is not possible to have a band or DJ play in this room.

14.5m diameter semi circular room

Capacity

As meeting room:

60

For dining:

60

As theatre:

60

For a reception:

60

14m x 0m

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