Prestigious Award-Winning Venue

Nestled between Poole and Bournemouth near the exclusive area of Sandbanks, ‘The Italian Villa’ is set within the beautiful grade II listed gardens and grounds of Compton Acres. This prestigious award-winning venue features three floors of elegant suites, meticulously designed to give your special occasion the most stunning setting.

The multi award-winning venue provides 3 floors of unrivalled elegance for your dream event. The beautiful setting along with a balcony overlooking the breath-taking Italian Garden will ensure your wedding photographs will be truly unforgettable.

When you book The Italian Villa, the stunning venue becomes exclusively yours for the entire event. Superbly spaced over three floors, the grand Villa gives couples a true fairytale wedding venue, and businesses the ultimate place to celebrate with clients and staff. You can also enjoy use of the gorgeous Italian Garden as an outside entertaining space. Our team’s impeccable standards ensure that every guest will feel like a VIP.

The Villa can cater for small events (corporate events from 30 guests, intimate wedding receptions from 65 guests), or can provide a relaxed setting for up to 180 guests for a sit down reception or 250 guests for a standing event. Well-appointed with lifts to all three floors, air conditioning, built in sound systems and speakers, a stage, and audio-visual screens, The Villa’s superb facilities enable you to theme or create a truly memorable occasion.