Dorset wedding venue, the Tithe Barn, is located in the heart of Symondsbury village…

The perfect venue in Dorset to celebrate your wedding day, private parties and events.

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Our beautifully restored 14th century Dorset wedding venue, Tithe Barn, with its spacious heated flooring, staffed bar, gallery area and exposed beams has natural light pouring into the barn through large windows. Overlooking Symondsbury Estate and beyond, the Tithe Barn is a truly wonderful wedding venue to celebrate your special day.

We believe that every wedding is unique, and with the flexibility offered by the Tithe Barn, you'll be free to conjure up any imaginative theme or atmosphere that suits your personality and preferences by dressing the wedding venue entirely as you wish. So whether you are planning an intimate gathering or something more lavish, its flexible style can be adapted to suit.

We are licensed to conduct Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships. The wedding venue has the capacity to seat up to 150 guests, with cloakroom facilities, disabled access and a catering area.

The idyllic courtyard and gardens create a peaceful and serene atmosphere, making for a romantic and elegant area for drinks and canapés whilst gathering to celebrate your special day. The wooded area is the perfect spot to take photographs of your magical ceremony, forging memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.

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Fully licensed Dorset wedding venue able to conduct Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships.

For wedding hire: Use of the Tithe Barn on the day before the wedding (Tuesday or Friday 10am to 5pm), the day of the wedding (Wednesday or Saturday 9.30am to midnight) and access the day after (Thursday or Sunday morning) if required from 9am to 10.30am.

Our Dorset wedding venue hire fee also includes a fully staffed paid bar and an Estate representative/Bar manager on site all day and night to ensure you and your guests can relax and enjoy the day. You will also have access to our PA system.


  • – Licensed for Civil Ceremonies
  • – Fully licensed bar with bar staff
  • – Gallery
  • – Underfloor heating
  • – Wooden dance floor
  • – Luxurious WC's
  • – On site Wedding Co-Ordinator
  • – Access to professional PA system
  • – Courtyard and gardens
  • – On-site parking
To enquire about prices for our Dorset wedding venue, please contact Xanthe at [email protected]




    “A truly wonderful location, views of the sea from a number of different angles and the sound of waves breaking on the beach just a…

    Being a wedding photographer I visit many venues. This has to be one of my favourites! Beautiful area and the barn is so pretty and…

    What a place! Having just shot my first Tithe Barn wedding, I hope to shoot more. The grounds and building are absolutely stunning with endless…

    I want to say the biggest thank you to you all at Symondsbury, but particularly Kirsten! Kirsten helped to make our wedding day utterly perfect!…

    I attended my best friends wedding as bridesmaid on Saturday 9th July and cannot fault the Tithe Barn! It is such a beautiful venue with…

    We had our wedding reception here on Sat 24th Sep and it was such an amazing day! Amy and the team were so helpful and…

    We got married at the Tithe Barn last weekend. It was an amazing venue and the team at Symondsbury, especially Amy, did everything they could…

    On Saturday, we experienced our dream wedding! This was largely down to Amy and the Symondsbury Estate Wedding team. Amy was helpful from start to…

    My Daughter got married on Wednesday 24th May at the beautiful Tithe Barn and it was perfect in every way. Amy and Kirsten were fantastic…

    My husband and I cannot recommend the Tithe Barn in Symondsbury enough. The second that we walked into the barn we knew it was the…


    Are you easy to get to?


    We are situated just outside of the town of Bridport, a sat nav will get you to the barn, and there are brown signs off the main road.

    Do you have parking facilities?


    Yes, we do! We offer free, on-site parking at the venue for wedding guests. A map view of the wedding venue and parking can be seen on our contact page.

    What about a bar?


    A fully staffed paid bar and an Estate representative/Bar manager are also included in the venue rental cost, ensuring that you and your guests can unwind and enjoy the day. You can choose whether guests pay for their own drinks or provide a tab.

    Where can our guests stay?


    We have a wide range of beautiful holiday cottages, sleeping from 2 - 21 which are available to hire. We also have ensuite rooms and seasonal luxury glamping tents.

    What time can we party till?


    Live music finishes at 11pm and pre recorded music finishes at 11.30pm bar closes at 11.30pm and the site must be vacated by midnight.

    Can we bring our pets?


    Yes! well-behaved pets are welcome in the venue.

    What evening entertainment is available?


    You are welcome to hire a band or DJ. Please note that any live music should be finished by 11pm and pre-recorded music by 11:30pm.

    What are the dining options?


    We work with our catering partner who will design a delicious menu to suit you and your guests. We'll go through this with you in more depth during the booking process.

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