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Recommended Companies

Recommended Local Companies

There are lots of quality, independently owned businesses on and around Poole Quay.

Below are a few that we have worked with for many years and maybe useful to you in planning your event aboard Dorset Queen.

Mention Dorset Cruises when booking, to receive preferential treatment and potential discounts.



Receive 10% Off Taxis to and from Dorset Queen with PRC Streamline Taxis.

Call them on 01202 373737 and quote ‘CRUISE10‘.

Please be aware the closest drop of point is, Custom House, Poole Quay, BH15 1HP.



Stay365 offer a range of accommodation for your trip to the coast.

Beautiful apartments and homes which can accommodate groups of up to 30 people in the same building.

Please reach out to josh@stay365.com and mention Dorset Cruises to receive preferential rates.



Oriel on the Quay is a stone’s throw from Dorset Queen and has an upstairs function room to accommodate around 60 guests.
They are a great venue for corporate or wedding groups to meet before, or after our cruises.
To book, call them on 01202 679833.

Vintage Bus Hire


Bearcross Buses offer vintage London Buses and Coaches for hire.
They often bring our wedding parties to Poole Quay, keeping the unique, vintage feel of the day.
They can also be very useful for group pick ups from Wareham, Swanage or Shell Bay, when the tides preclude us getting there.
To enquire, call Tim on 07793288216.



Edward’s Florists have been decorating Dorset Queen for Weddings and Celebrations of Life since 2016.
They know the dimensions of our boat and can discuss your ideas and colour themes, before coming down to decorate the morning of your event.
Contact Vicky on 01202 746088.



We can hold Wedding Ceremonies aboard Dorset Queen.
‘Grace the Day’ ensure your vows are handled professionally.
Contact Diane on 07760110007.



Nicki has made a variety of cakes for all occasions aboard Dorset Queen.
Let her know your chosen theme and she’ll create something special for your event.
Contact Nicki on 01202 672838.



Sailing Scenes are our chosen photographers for all of our ticketed events aboard Dorset Queen.
They follow us aboard another boat, taking photographs from the water, before coming aboard to capture shots on board.
They can also be hired for private charters.
Contact David on 07860202263.