Events & Functions




Our tranquil, peaceful and intimate setting, beautifully situated with a scenic river, rolling lawn, the perfect Dorset wedding venue.


Celebrate your little bundle of joy's Christening or Naming Ceremony with a Sunday Carvery. We are flexible with our opening hours to ensure that you. your guests and your little ones are able to enjoy a hearty meal after the ceremony.

Wakes & FUneral Teas

All of our staff care deeply about our guests and quality of service which is why your funeral reception will be organised with empathy and consideration.


Whether you are celebrating a Birthday, Anniversary or Special Occasion our function room is ideal for private celebrations for up to 80 people. Our resident DJ is available at a reduced rate and can entertain your guests throughout the evening.

Breakfast Meetings

In this digital age, it’s important not to overlook the power of a face to face meetings. At The Gamekeeper we can help you with our spacious function room, a great breakfast, with soft and hot drinks available.

Business Meetings

Set in a relaxed yet accessible rural location. This is the perfect venue to hold Board Meetings, Training, Award Dinners and Team Building.

Christmas Party

Start to celebrate the festive season with friends, family or work colleagues – it’s never too early for Christmas! Christmas parties available from November until January each year!

Baby Shower

Our resident DJ is available at a reduced rate through the hotel and can entertain your guests throughout the evening.

Bespoke menus are created for all functions and budgets.

Make a Booking

To make a booking or discuss your event, please call us on 01305 459349