Smedmore House

Smedmore House - Smedmore House from garden

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Smedmore House
Kimmeridge
Smedmore House, Kimmeridge, Wareham
Dorset
BH20 5PG

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01929 480719 or 0207 792 4565

Laura Dugdale

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Smedmore House description

Commercial Venue / Wedding Venue / Business Meeting Rooms / Party Venue / Marquee Venue / Historic Venue

Medium (1-150)

A stunning, privately owned, 18th Century Country House on the Jurassic Coast.
Smedmore House, one of Dorset’s finest Georgian manor houses, is available for holidays, weekends, house parties, weddings and civil ceremonies as well as for corporate events, dinners, meetings, presentations and as a film location. Surrounded by countryside and spectacular sea views as far as the eye can see, Smedmore House offers a level of tranquillity and privacy hard to find elsewhere. It sleeps up to 24 and has a dining-room with Georgian plaster-work and over 100 eighteenth-century Furstenberg plates on the walls.

Two acres of flower gardens, orchards, and a Mediterranean garden surround this Dorset seaside escape. At the bottom of the main walled garden is a walk through woods and fields, past sphinxes, urns and obelisks, down to Kimmeridge Bay.

Kimmeridge Bay is famous for swimming, canoeing, surfing, wind-surfing and fossil hunting. It is overlooked by Clavell’s Tower, the inspiration for P.D.James’s murder story, The Black Tower (1975).

WEDDINGS & EVENTS

Smedmore House is a unique and very special, exclusive venue for your wedding reception or Civil Ceremony. Hidden away in the Dorset countryside, among rolling hills with sweeping sea views, Smedmore offers the opportunity for an unbelievably romantic and memorable occasion.

Smedmore House has a licence for Weddings & Civil Ceremonies. These can take place anywhere in the grounds or in 5 of the elegant rooms inside – the Front Hall, Dining Room or Drawing Room. The Avenue with its backdrop of sea views is a great favourite.

The lawn at the front of the house is an excellent marquee site with the Georgian West face of the house behind and sea views to the side.

There are many different options available when planning your special day at Smedmore House.

Civil Ceremony in Smedmore House (up to 60 guests)
Civil Ceremony in Summer House: (unlimited)
Drinks Reception in Walled Garden
Drinks Reception in front of the house.
Marquee Reception on front lawn
Accommodation for up to 24 people in the house
And where to take your photographs? On the beach, in the house, on the stairs, in the garden. The possibilities are endless.






Venue suitability

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Venue facilities

100 spaces

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1 rectangle tables

20 chairs

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Other venue facilities

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