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Conference and Meeting venues in Dorset

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The county of Dorset offers meeting planners a region of breathtaking beauty and great contrasts which comprises many world-class meeting and event venues that regularly attract both national and international conference delegates.



By having seven miles of glorious sandy beaches with stunning views of the Purbecks and the Needles, on the Isle of Wight, Bournemouth – Dorset- is one of the better destinations for enjoying the sea air and take part in one of the many activities along the coastline. The sea off Bournemouth beach is perfect for early morning swimming, surf lessons and body boardingP

Steeped in heritage dating from Roman times including several notable archaeological finds, Dorset, situated on the glorious South Coast, offers conference organisers Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty including miles of stunning Jurassic Coast and idyllic countryside, making the county an ideal choice for outdoor pursuit teambuilding events and corporate activities on both land and water.


Dorset as a conference destination offers Dorchester, PooleBournemouthShaftesbury, Sherbourne and Weymouth as major locations in which to host successful meetings, staff trainingcorporate hospitality events and exhibitions in spectacular settings sure to inspire and impress delegates, as well as wonderful secluded venues perfect for conference retreats and intimate weddings.


The county is extremely accessible by road linking with several motorways and A roads including the M3, M27 and A31, via excellent rail links including direct routes into London Waterloo, by regular ferry services and via flights into BournemouthSouthamptonExeterLondon Heathrow or London Gatwick airports for international conference delegates.

Dorset, it truly is a destination worth knowing!

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Village Bournemouth

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 116

Everything Under One Roof:116 bedrooms with ensuiteUpper Deck rooms The HUB for meetings and conferencesComplimentary Wi-Fi throughout & on site parkingVerve Bar & Grill RestaurantThe Public HouseStarbucksExtensive gym, swimming pool and leisure facilities


Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth West Cliff

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 83

Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth West Cliff is a 4* contemporary hotel, ideal for residential conferences, training events, incentives and banqueting up to 200. 83 bedrooms, 5 function rooms, superb health spa & leisure club & free parking for 80 cars


Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 67

Located on the East Cliff overlooking the 7 miles of golden beaches of Bournemouth, the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff boasts bright and modern facilities, the perfect choice of venue for your event


Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 76

This is the hotel with everything – a stunning location with sea-views, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an award-winning restaurant, landscaped gardens and smart event suitesHallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton is as popular with business travellers as it is for short leisure breaks and holidays on the south coast of England


Thistle Poole Hotel

Poole     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 70

Our largest function room seats up to 200 people theatre-style with wonderful views over the Harbour. Our smaller room, the Jolliffe Suite, seats 60 theatre-style. Both meeting rooms come fully equipped, LCD projector and screen and Free Fast wireless internet access. Car parking is complimentary for all delegates.


Hilton Bournemouth

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 360   Bedrooms: 172

Stay at the Hilton Bournemouth hotel and enjoy a warm welcome, contemporary business and leisure amenities, and an ideal location just five minutes’ walk from the beach and bustling promenade.


Hotel du Vin Poole

Poole     Max. capacity: 40   Bedrooms: 38

Hotel du Vin and Bistro Poole offers the perfect combination of a stunning location, our unique and renowned style of hospitality and 38 luxurious, timelessly furnished rooms or stunning suites Hotel du Vin Poole offers 3 private function rooms. Two rooms have large windows, allowing for natural daylight and original fire places in each room.


The Tank Museum

Dorchester     Max. capacity: 400   Bedrooms: 0

Here at The Tank Museum, our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day. As you explore the Museum's six large halls you will come face to face with vehicles that have seen action in all the major wars of the 20th Century and hear first-hand accounts from those who fought in them.


Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 230   Bedrooms: 87

The Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth has 87 bedrooms/bathrooms and 8 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 230 theatre style. Business facilities are available for use by delegates.The venue has a restaurant and bar plus banqueting facilities and private bars. 100 free on-site parking spaces. Free Wifi throughout the hotel.


The Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 250   Bedrooms: 47

Beautifully designed with events & weddings specifically in mind, the Ocean View Hotel has a clifftop setting on Bournemouth’s East cliff. Benefiting from 5 meeting rooms; 3 with sea views, & a dedicated training suite; the Ocean View also offers free parking, free WIFI, outdoor swimming pool, cliff top gardens & 47 bedrooms, many with sea views.


Best Western Hotel Rembrandt

Weymouth     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 78

Located within close proximity of the Weymouth Esplanade and beautiful sandy beach. A short stroll into the town centre. Many tourist attractions and picturesque country towns and villages are nearby waiting for you to explore.


FJB Sandbanks Hotel

Poole     Max. capacity: 110   Bedrooms: 105

Perched in one of England’s most enviable and stunning seaside locations, the FJB Sandbanks Hotel is a relaxed and affordable destination for business and leisure.A refreshing environment for meetings and team building. With the glorious Sandbanks beach just a few steps away, your event does not have to be all work and no play!


Best Western The Royal Chase Hotel

Shaftesbury     Max. capacity: 120   Bedrooms: 33

Easily accessible from London, this country house hotel could not be further in atmosphere from the hustle and bustle of daily office life. It lies in beautiful grounds in the heart of Thomas Hardy country on the outskirts of Shaftesbury. Elegant rooms, award-winning cuisine and an indoor swimming pool are just some of its attractions.


The Norfolk Royale Hotel

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 120   Bedrooms: 95

The Norfolk Royale Hotel is located in the centre of town, with Bournemouth International Centre nearby, and was the nineteenth century summer home of the Duke of Norfolk. Today, this grand 4-star Edwardian style hotel features 95 bedrooms, 6 meeting rooms, a restaurant and a leisure club. Free Wi-Fi and ample on-site parking.


FJB Harbour Heights Hotel

Poole     Max. capacity: 100   Bedrooms: 38

Harbour Heights offers boutique, modern and elegant surroundings with stunning and refreshing panoramic views over Poole Harbour and beyond. A privately owned and run which reflects in the great customer service offered to all guests. With 38 executive bedrooms, 2 Event Suites and an elegant 2 AA Rosette restaurant; all with stunning views.


Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 350   Bedrooms: 160

A spectacular event starts with a stunning location. Situated on a dramatic clifftop with unrivalled sea views over the Jurassic Coast and Bournemouth’s seven miles of golden sands, the exquisite 4 star Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel is a truly inspirational venue to host your meeting or event.


Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa

Christchurch     Max. capacity: 100   Bedrooms: 64

Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa is a relaxed coastal spa retreat set against the backdrop of spectacular Harbour views. This hidden gem is a place to drift away for days of great local food, luxurious pampering and exploring the stunning Dorset coastline.


Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 180   Bedrooms: 81

The Connaught is Bournemouth Premier 4 star and double rosette hotel with 81 bedrooms, 6 meeting rooms for up to 180 delegates and 66 free parking spaces. Located on the West Cliff just 500m to the BIC and Town Centre. Superb Spa with 2 gyms, sauna, steam and 18m pool. Awarded a Silver Shield by Green Tourism for Business in 2010.


Heathfield House: New Forest

Christchurch     Max. capacity: 24   Bedrooms: 12

Heathfield provides your team and colleagues with spaces to escape, to think, to create and gather. As a venue, Heathfield provides a luxurious and inviting setting for your business planning, team-building or company meeting or celebration.


Best Western Hotel Royale

Bournemouth     Max. capacity: 130   Bedrooms: 64

BEST WESTERN Hotel Royale is situated on Bournemouth’s exclusive, tranquil and picturesque East Cliff. All 65 bedrooms – including 8 spacious Studio family rooms have been designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. The Royale is only a short stroll from Bournemouth’s seven miles of beach.