Venue inspiration from Your Kent Wedding

Deciding on your ideal Kent wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in Kent including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these Kent wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Gardens, Yalding

The Gardens, Yalding

With no less than 12 acres of beautiful grounds to explore, The Gardens, Yalding, is a living celebration of Kent's long heritage as the Garden of England. Couples have exclusive use of this stunning space as a wedding venue, which is divided into 16 areas demonstrating planting styles throughout the ages including Medieval, Tudor, 19th-century cottage, Victorian and Edwardian Gardens, all alongside orchards and a large fruit garden. The organic produce used by the venue's catering team is even grown here. Set in the heart of The Gardens, the gazebo provides a delightful setting for your outdoor ceremony with a 360-degree view of the venue's magnificent garden (130 guests). A lovingly restored barn is connected to quirky tipis, adorned in fairylights with two firepits, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The sides of the tipis can be lifted to reveal impressive views of the beautiful outdoor space. The Barn is suitable for 130 ceremony, 90 wedding breakfast and 240 evening guests, and the tipis can host 140 seated and also 240 for an evening buffet. There's also the Croft, situated on the upper level of the barn, a lovely ceremony spot for 80 guests. Use of the bridal dressing room is included within the wedding package. It's located on the upper level of the barn.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: St Julians Club, Sevenoaks

St Julians Club, Sevenoaks

St Julians is an elegant Georgian country house wedding venue set in charming surroundings just outside Sevenoaks, which has been a secluded and exclusive private club since the early 1950s. Overlooking the Weald of Kent, surrounded by 70 acres of woodland and beautiful manicured gardens, St Julians offers a characterful and traditional venue for your special day. The Lounge is the original drawing room of the house, with long bay windows, which open onto the external flagstone terrace. It has a beautiful marble fireplace and Steinway grand piano, which is available for you to use on the day. Double doors lead to the Victorian Conservatory, with its incredible canopy of wisteria giving fragrant blooms up to four times a year. The Gallery boasts the same amazing views and the bay window is the perfect spot for a more intimate wedding ceremony.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Bilsington Priory, Ashford

Bilsington Priory, Ashford

Steeped in history, the priory was built in 1253 for the canons regular of St Augustine's. This grand monastic building retains its Medieval structure, composed of Kentish ragstone, and alongside the marquee the remains of the old cloisters can be found. A Grade I listed heritage building, the Priory once provided hospitality for local travellers and pilgrims on their journey to Canterbury. Set in seven acres of mature landscaped gardens, surrounded by a moat and the abbot's former fishponds, the Priory is a photographer's paradise. Its secluded rural position offers an exclusive setting, that's still only 15 minutes from Ashford. Options for your "I dos" include the Grand Ceremony Room and the conservatory, as well as the gardens, hosting between 50 and 120 guests. Then, for your afternoon and evening celebrations you can move into the 12 x 12 lined marquee or the Chapter Room, both able to accommodate 150 guests.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Sprivers Mansion, Tonbridge

Sprivers Mansion, Tonbridge

This elegant Georgian country house wedding venue, built in 1759 and now owned by the National Trust, is blessed with beautiful ornate period features and décor. Amongst its historical features are fine Georgian fireplaces, ornate plasterwork, a sweeping oak Chippendale staircase, stunning original chandeliers, and a stunning gold family coast of arms. Plus, the generous three-room bridal suite is decorated in the same style. The elegant façade of the main house is typical of the era, with its dolls' house symmetry and large double oak doors, all surrounded by formal gardens. There's also plenty of opportunity to capture those all-important photos in the walled rose garden, wild flower meadow, fields, orchards and ponds.

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