Choosing the perfect Kent wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Kent including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at Kent wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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Nestled in the heart of the Kentish Countryside surrounded by 150 acres of stunning landscape combining rolling hills, natural woodland and romantic orchards, The BarnYard is an enchanting setting for the most memorable day of your life. Tranquil, charming and unique, licensed for Ceremonies and home to both a beautiful old barn conversion as well as a truly luxurious permanent grand marquee which can host lavish receptions for up to 300 guests. Our converted barn is ideal to hire for later in the day wedding ceremonies followed by a party – simply called ‘Twilight Weddings’.
At Bilsington Priory, we tailor make our weddings to suit our client's dreams, 'Our Venue, your Dream'. This enables us to deliver a unique wedding experience for each and every couple who get married here. Our beautiful 13th century Priory is steeped in history: the site has been occupied since Roman times, with the Priory that we have now founded in 1253.
We invite you to explore The Bromley Court Hotel as we join you on an unforgettable journey from your engagement to the biggest day of your life….. Your wedding day.
Imagine stepping through the stone archway at the front of the building and making your way up the wooden staircase to the oak-panelled ceremony room, which features an original tiled fireplace. Greeted by your nearest and dearest, what a place this could be to exchange your vows.
Accommodates: 40 seated guests
Set on the edge of 3 lakes and woodlands, the Inn on the Lake is a beautiful large venue with panoramic views of the lakes and surrounding woodlands from many event rooms and bedrooms.
Set in 4 acres of private grounds with stunning views over the Swale Valley down to the Creek and Whitstable sits Judd’s Folly Hotel, an eclectic mix of 17th to 21st Century makes the hotel a very unique property in which to celebrate your big day.
Your wedding is a unique occasion and we would be delighted to help you celebrate at London Golf Club. It is one of the few Kent wedding venues located on the beautiful North Downs, providing a picturesque and private venue for your special day.
Set in the heart of Kent, the garden of England, the Mercure Tunbridge Wells provides a stunning location for your dream wedding.
Winners of ‘Wedding Venue of the Year’ at the Global Wedding Awards 2021!
Enclosed by acre upon acre of green hillside and nestled alongside a charming Tudor village between the Medway and the Eden rivers, Penshurst Place is truly a unique wedding destination. Eleven acres of beautiful formal gardens surround the historic house creating a botanical crown befitting of the location.
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is Kent’s largest wildlife park. Home to amazing animals and the county’s only safari experiences, the 600-acre country estate is also an award-winning wedding venue, offering couples an incredible location filled with romance, adventure, luxury and glamour.
Stone Court House is a grand grade II star listed Georgian Townhouse of historic and national importance, located in the heart of Kent, Central Maidstone with parts dating back to the medieval period.
Currently a luxury boutique hotel with six double bedrooms, and our two-bedroom bridal suite, Stone Court House can accommodate eighteen of your family and closest friends staying overnight.
The Dreys is an established family owned, permanently sited, fully licenced Woodland festival style wedding venue unlike
any other. Our main venue area is wet weatherproof with covered deck walkways between our spaces. Our marquees are also heated.
Located in the heart of Rochester, The Guildhall is bursting with character and charm, creating a truly captivating setting for your wedding. Built in 1687, it has been a town hall, entertainment venue, court and a council chamber. Now a museum, it displays more than 250,000 years of Medway’s history, making it an ideal option if you’re looking for something truly unique.
Accommodates: 70 people seated and 20 standing
From Elizabethan castles and town houses to majestic courtrooms and market halls, Medway is blessed with some breathtaking wedding venues. Whether you’re looking for something intimate or grand, you’ll find it here ready to celebrate your historic day in our historic settings.
Set in a picturesque riverside village, and steeped in centuries of history, Upnor Castle is an Elizabethan artillery fort dating back to 1559. Surrounded by beautiful Kentish countryside in a stunning location overlooking the River Medway, this venue offers a unique opportunity to get married in a castle worthy of a king and queen and is guaranteed to impress.
Accommodates: 80 people seated and 20 standing.
Weald of Kent Golf Course & Hotel
With over 20years of successfully hosting wedding receptions and civil ceremonies at The Weald of Kent, you can be assured of a professional, friendly and flexible service to make your day one to remember.
Tie the knot at Betteshanger Country Park
Betteshanger Country Park offers two stunning venues set among 250 acres of Kentish grounds. The contemporary building constructed woods and metals offers a great first impression to arriving guests. The in-house team of event experts can also tailor bespoke packages and menus, enabling you to personalise your big day. The venue also offers a free wedding tasting for its three course menu, a wedding coordinator to help with the planning and bespoke packages tailored to meet your needs.
Posted: 30 March 2023
Bromley Court is a romantic hotel steeped in history
Bromley Court is a hotel steeped in history and has the atmosphere of a wonderful and intimate country house. Years of hospitality experience have gone into fine-tuning its rooms and event spaces to guarantee you a great stay and the team like to keep things simple by making sure everything you could ever need is included as standard.
The grounds are bursting with both beauty and 200 years of history. The Italianate gardens are a particular highlight with urns and terracing, plus a myriad of colourful flowers blooming all year round.
Posted: 14 March 2023
The Rochester Corn Exchange won acclaim at the regional finals of the Wedding Industry Awards
Wedding bells rang for The Rochester Corn Exchange after the historical 18th-century venue won acclaim at the South East Regional Finals of the Wedding Industry Awards. It was the first time the building had entered the prestigious UK-wide awards, voted on by a panel of judges and recommendations from couples who had previously booked the venue. The team attended the gala awards evening at The Ravenswood, West Sussex, proudly coming away with a highly commended in the historical venues category.
As you exchange your vows in The Corn Exchange you'll be standing in a place with centuries of tradition, making it the perfect romantic backdrop for a wedding ceremony, function or evening celebrations.
Posted: 9 March 2023
Unique theatre venues for your vows and and bows!
Finding the wedding venue of your dreams can be a difficult task, especially if you're looking for something with a little less traditional with a little more drama. According to Google trend data, searches for 'unique wedding venues' have seen an uplift of 769% in the last month, and more specifically, searches for 'theatre weddings' have risen by an enormous 1250%. SeatPlan reveal the most unique, musical, dramatic, and theatrical wedding venues around the UK, so you can be centre stage and in the spotlight on your big day.
Posted: 1 March 2023
Your Kent Wedding talks to James Brown, Medway Superintendent Registrar
With its spectacular riverside location and rich heritage, it's no surprise that Medway is one of Kent's most popular wedding destinations, supported by some of the county's most spectacular and unique venues. James Brown leads the team who register 800 weddings a year on average in Medway including places of worship, for those wanting a traditional religious ceremony, as well as ships, castles and buildings rich in history.
Posted: 28 February 2023
Hidden away from public roads, Havenfield Hall sits at the end of a romantic driveway
Hidden away from public roads, Havenfield Hall sits at the end of a long drive that opens up to reveal the building's grand scale. Its interiors have been lovingly restored to bring them into keeping with the original building's character and charm, with just a few modern touches added for comfort. Each of the seven bedrooms has its own individual decorative style.
As you walk past the front of the house and around to the back where it opens onto the gardens, you'll find the external games room, complete with full-sized snooker table and bar billiards table. Further on, there's the Old School House, Cart Shed and bar, which hug a central courtyard, providing the perfect space for live bands, DJs and entertainment.
Posted: 21 February 2023
Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel was built around an original Georgian dower house
Built around an original Georgian dower house, this charming four-star hotel offers the perfect blend of traditional and modern. The oast house provides a grand entrance for you and your guests, while the original Georgian dower house and terrace has a wonderfully warm and welcoming atmosphere. All of the function rooms here are decorated in a neutral palette able to complement any colours or theme you desire.
The Parkside Suite is the largest of the function rooms situated on the ground floor and is fully-accessible. Here, there's ample space for 150 loved ones for both ceremony and celebrations. It has its own private function bar and direct access to a private garden, meaning your guests have everything they could need in one place. It's also licensed for entertainment until midnight.
Posted: 14 February 2023
Dover Marina Hotel is a Grade II listed building renovated to cater for the 21st-century guest
The Hotel has been renovated to cater for the 21st-century guest while retaining its Victorian charm and elegance. A Grade II listed building Dover Marina Hotel has retained its original appearance. There are balconies on the first floor and the ground floor alcoves in the restaurant and bar overlook the sea.
Located on Dover's waterfront, the terrace garden boasts outdoor seating allowing you to relax and enjoy the sea views. For weddings, the front facade of the Hotel with Dover Castle in the background make for an ideal backdrop for excellent photos.
Posted: 7 February 2023
Donnington Manor Hotel offers a seamless blend of modern-day comfort and fabled British heritage
Combining 15th-century charm and elegant spaces, Donnington Manor Hotel offers a seamless blend of modern-day comfort and fabled British heritage. The beautifully appointed wedding spaces here have been designed to be blank canvases allowing you to add your own personal stamp and décor.
The Riverhead Suite was designed with large weddings in mind. It provides everything you need for your big day. Here you can host 200 loved ones for a drinks reception, 160 for the ceremony, 140 for a seated wedding breakfast and 160 for the evening with buffet and dancefloor.
Posted: 31 January 2023
Penshurst Place & Gardens hosts Wedding Open House to unveil new event space
An open invitation has been announced by Penshurst Place & Gardens in the Weald of Kent for wedding couples to view the beautiful banqueting rooms and a new space now available at the magnificent historic house and Kent country estate during an open house event on Sunday, 26th February 2023 between 10am and 3pm. The award-winning wedding venue will be throwing open its doors for couples and those planning a special celebration to drop-in without an invitation on 26th February. It provides the perfect opportunity to see the stunning banqueting rooms in the ancient manor house beautifully dressed for a celebration, as well as view The Garden Room -- a new area that can be used for ceremonies, receptions and parties.
Posted: 27 January 2023