Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

West Yard Barn, West Street, Abbotsbury, Dorset DT3 4JT United Kingdom


  • Alcohol license
  • Capacity: 150
  • Car park
  • Church nearby
  • Civil license
  • DJ facilities
  • Entertainment
  • Exclusive use
  • Live band


The Subtropical Gardens make a stunning backdrop to a bespoke indoor-outdoor wedding. The Wedding Marquee is set within 30 acres of the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens is a unique and magical setting for your wedding.

For couples that want the beauty of the Gardens as the backdrop to their wedding theme, then Abbotsbury Weddings presents a unique coastal garden venue. Our flexibility and openness to working with the Wedding Professionals of your choice have proven to be a wonderful opportunity for many of our couples.

Licensed for wedding ceremonies, there is the choice of the Wedding Gazebo or Oak Pavilion.

Wedding Gazebo & Wedding Marquee

Your own private entrance leads you onto the West Lawn where you will find the Wedding Gazebo and Wedding Marquee side by side, nestled amid exotic plants. The Wedding Gazebo is ideal for ceremonies and seating can be made available for guests to watch the ceremony. Just opposite is The Wedding Marquee which is a permanent marquee that is light and airy with transparent panelled walls.

Oak Pavilion & Wedding Marquee

An alternative setting for ceremonies, the Oak Pavilion is a walk further into the Gardens themselves. A stunning open Oak structure, seating can be made available to watch. This setting includes a waiting area for guests on the Sunken Lawn and a walk through the Gardens back to the Wedding Marquee on the West Lawn.


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