Came is an enchanting Palladian country house and private estate built in 1754 in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset, ten minutes from the Jurassic Coast

the Location

Came is located just two miles from the market town of Dorchester with mainline rail links to Southampton International Airport and London Waterloo.


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Relaxed Elegance and Timeless Charm

Came House is your exclusive wedding weekend venue located in the heart of Dorset's beautiful countryside and only a short drive away from the Jurassic Coast.  You can enjoy the best of both worlds with the coast and countryside right on your doorstep. 



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Our primary goal as a whole team is to ensure you have the most relaxed, exclusive experience for the entire weekend you and your guests are with us at Came House. We take care of every detail. 

This is not just another wedding venue. We want Came to be an experience. Your experience. From the moment you get in touch until the moment you leave us (on cloud nine!) you will be looked after by our Came family. You will never forget your time at Came. 

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Dominique Bader Photography

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Hannah Duffy Photography


Ceremony capacity outside:


Ceremony capacity inside:

 Your Choice of Styling

dog friendly

Easy access from London

Fresh breakfasts provided both mornings


hire weekend retreat

What makes Came House so unique? Here are the facts:


Dining Capacity

Bespoke made traditional marquee included with luxury toilets


landscaped gardens for drinks reception and photos

Accommodation for up to 32

set over 14 luxury bedrooms

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Unique, historic Orangery
for elegant ceremonies

With its roaring fires, twinkling chandeliers and Rococo plasterwork, Came House has been a home to friendship, love and laughter for countless guests over the centuries.


Came loves a party and was built to entertain

We came, we danced,
we vowed our forever to each other

From private kisses in the Secret Garden, to seasonal canapés for your guests, see why Came House is the perfect setting for your wedding day.


Lawson Films

“Thank you for the most incredible day! It was our dream venue, and we couldn’t have asked for a better day. Came House really was built for parties!”

– David & Ana

Courtney Marie Photography

“Absolutely blown away by the whole weekend- the house and marquee were absolutely stunning. Nothing was too much for the team and they made the whole weekend the most memorable of our lives. We know how much hard work went into getting everything ready and we can’t thank everyone enough.”

– Toni & Tom

“Wow! What can we say! Came is the dream venue- it was an honor to get married there. There are some people and places which leave the biggest print on your heart. Came House will be in our hearts and thoughts forever. Thank you Rags, George, Melanie, Ju and the whole team for making our day everything we’ve ever dreamt of.”

– Jazmine & Oliver

“We could not have pictured a better venue for our dream wedding. Thank you so much to everyone at Came House for being so helpful, friendly, attentive, and welcoming. It could not have been a more perfect weekend- what a blissful start to married life!”

– Mr & Mrs Davenport

“Thank you everyone at Came House for making our wedding day super special! We had such an amazing time- our dream wedding truly came true! The staff were all fantastic- super supportive, friendly, helpful, very accommodating and they made us feel so relaxed. All our guests said what a beautiful venue and setting to have a wedding. It was the PERFECT weekend! We can cherish the wonderful memories.”

– Mr & Mrs McLaren

new fully inclusive package

Limited dates available for late 2024 and early 2025

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