Weddings at the Durley Dean Hotel

The Durley Dean Hotel provides a stunning venue for your wedding day and situated within walking distance of Bournemouth’s famous beaches, makes a beautiful backdrop for any photography. The hotel is fully licensed for both Civil Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships, allowing wedding parties to enjoy the entire day and evening from the comfort of one stunning location. Guests will be able to contact a Durley Dean wedding planner to discuss which suite will be provide the best setting for their big day. Specifically, the Terrace, Kennedy and No.28 Suites cater to larger parties whereas the Forest, Hawker and Mitchell Rooms are more suitable for smaller ceremonies.


If you are looking to have your wedding at the Durley Dean Hotel then you have a choice of four packages, the Evening, Silver, Gold, and Platinum, which scale in price respectively. For instance, the Silver Package is available from £1800, providing access to a wedding planner, complementary suite hire through the day and evening, and a reception room for up to 180 guests. The package also offers overnight accommodation in a superior room for the Bride and Groom. Beginning at £3000, the Gold Package provides everything featured in the Silver, along with a 7 item evening finger buffet for 100 guests. Finally, priced from £5000, the Platinum Package includes 1 glass of champagne and selection of 4 canapes on arrival for 50 guests, along with more comprehensive decorating facilities and table flowers.

Each of the packages include a 3 course set wedding breakfast, which can be discussed when speaking to a Durley Dean wedding planner. The initial non-refundable deposit paid upon booking your wedding is set at £350.00, whereas the final balance payment is required 14 days prior to your wedding day.

To enquire about any of the wedding packages, or to ask about the parking access available to guests then you can call Durley Dean directly on their main reception number 01202 557 711. You will also be able to arrange a meeting with a wedding planner who can talk you through the wedding options, and the evening entertainment available. Alternatively, you may wish to save a date for your wedding reception and should do so when emailing the Durley Dean Hotel sales office at