Dream up your own wedding day or create your own event at Gorwell Barn.
Your wedding day is your special day, and it should be everything you wish for. Gorwell Barn in its own secret valley just 2 miles from the Jurassic Coast and Abbotsbury in West Dorset is a relaxed setting where you really can express who you are as a couple. Having a private drive to the venue with stunning views of the countryside and coast and within easy reach of Weymouth Dorchester and Bridport allows you to have a really unique south coast venue. Your own tastes and preferences can shine through in every detail,helped by our infinitely flexible attitude, giving you the freedom to design your own day. We’ll give you all the support you may need with recommended suppliers and ample inspiration.
Our venue, is perfect for up to 130 seated guests with plenty of space for eating and dancing, complete with well-equipped, comfortable cottages to stay in and a field for glamping. Come and make it your own as you throw the wedding of your dreams.
Our 17th century barn retains all its period character and atmosphere, but has been equipped with elegant toilets, underfloor heating, inside and outside bar areas and a large, new kitchen for use by your caterers. We have a license to hold wedding ceremonies at Gorwell and have several beautiful ceremony areas for you to choose from; the pagoda is situated outside in a pretty wooded area if you’re dreaming of an outdoor wedding with a difference; there is a large terrace alongside the barn, offering the option of quickly moving your ceremony inside if the weather turns; and we have a designated area for a marquee or gazebo if preferred.
Gorwell Barn is available for all types of weddings requiring a unique space and which allows you the freedom to plan your special event.
A managed, licensed bar is available and we can work with you to achieve most requests, creating a truly unique event guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on your guests.