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The Italian Villa at Compton Acres


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  • Capacity: 50-250
  • Suitable for: conferences, dinners, meetings, receptions, training
  • Sustainable Venue


The Italian Villa at Compton Acres, 164 Canford Cliffs Road, BH13 7ES

The Italian Villa at Compton Acres

The Italian Villa at Compton Acres, 164 Canford Cliffs Road, BH13 7ES

The Italian Villa at Compton Acres is a unique venue set in Poole, Dorset and within the grounds of award winning gardens, Compton Acres. It can accommodate up to 180 guests for a sit down reception and has three separate floors for each element of your event which limits room turn around.


The venue is set a short distance from the prestigious Sandbanks, Dorset. Easily accessible by car and train.


The Italian Villa has three separate rooms, the Verona Suite, the Medici Suite and the Siena Suite situated on three separate floors.

The Verona is a great space for training and conference events with two Juliet balcony overlooking the impressive grounds. Able to accommodate up to 60 guests cabaret style around a screen and 120 theatre style.

The Medici Suite is perfect for larger events from standing canape events for 250 or 180 for a sit down reception or awards dinner. It has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Italian Garden and offers direct access to the gardens which a great space for drinks receptions.

The Siena Suite can also be used theatre style for training and events but with a purpose built bar and stage, lends itself to an evening reception with live music.


Venue hire from £500 and menu options from £16.50 per head.


All three floors are accessible by lift and we have ramp access into the gardens as well as disabled parking onsite.

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