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From wedding breakfasts to exchanging your vows and celebrating into the evening with family and friends, we’re here to help make planning a wedding at Leeds Castle as magical and memorable an experience as the big day itself. Our award-winning venues can be tailored to create your dream day exactly how you imagined it would be. 

Designed for romance, a Castle wedding like no other

Beautiful by design and first-class hostess to royalty, nobility, and glamorous guests for over 900 years, Leeds Castle rises majestically from the water in the stunning Kentish countryside near Maidstone, an idyllic, historic and romantic destination for your wedding and celebration.

 

Leeds Castle is the perfect venue for your dream wedding in Kent. You’ll be tying the knot at England’s most beautiful castle set in acres of stunning Kentish countryside.  We have a selection of bespoke packages and venue hire options available to ensure your Kentish wedding day with us is one you’ll remember for always. 

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Ceremonies At Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle has a number of breath-taking venues and locations on site where you can say ‘I Do’ from the Castle Dining Room to the Croquet Lawn. The choice of both indoor and outdoor options provide you with the choice of larger and intimate ceremony options. 
 
Ceremony Capacities
Castle: The Ceremony Room 100 
Castle Grounds: The Pavilion Lawn 100, Croquet Lawn 100 or Cedar Lawn 150 (in conjunction with Fairfax Barn)
Maiden’s Tower: The Long Gallery 80, Tudor Hall 100 or in the beautiful private gardens
Battel Hall Ceremony Room: 30 The Oak Panelled dining room or de Gournay Room
Fairfax Barn 150 The Terrace room or Outside Terrace
Marquee - 100 (for cultural weddings and celebrations up to 500)

Your Castle Wedding

Our Castle is adorned with glamorous and magnificent state rooms, providing the perfect setting to host your dream wedding day. Take in the Ceremony Room’s natural daylight which floods through the beautiful long French windows, and admire the soft pastel colours around the room which bring a sense of calm and tranquillity to your ceremony.

After you’ve officially tied the knot, you will celebrate with your wedding party, pose for those ever-lasting photographs and take a sip of your celebration drink.

Your banquet-style wedding breakfast will be served in the largest room in the Castle, the Grand Salon. This room was historically used by Lady Baillie and her esteemed guests of the silver screen, society’s finest and leading influencers, as they partied the night away at lavish weekend parties in the 1930s.

 

The Salon features breathtaking views across the scenic moat onto the flourishing parklands and a grand 16th-century French Caen stone fireplace, making for a stunning backdrop to your celebrations.

 

After the toasts, laughs and happy tears, you will head to the opulent 1930s Drawing Rooms, before continuing the wedding festivities with dancing the night away in the Castle Celebrations Room. As the party slows down and carriages arrive for guests, retire to your luxurious Castle bedroom for the night.

 

Ceremony:100

Wedding Breakfast:100

Evening Reception: 120 Castle, 200 Fairfax Barn

 

Castle Wedding Venue Hire Package starts from: £6500

 

Tudor Rose Wedding Package starts from: £13,500

 

Exclusive Use Wedding Package starts from: £12,000 

Your Maiden's Tower Wedding

The Maiden’s Tower Wedding venue is an elegant, exclusive-use location adjacent to the Castle. This 16th-century stone building, previously used for weekend house parties in the 1930s, is now a glamorous self-contained venue perfect for wedding ceremonies, evening celebrations and overnight accommodation. Rumour has it, that the Maiden’s Tower was used by Katherine of Aragon’s Maid of Honours during her wedding to King Henry VIII. 

 

The venue consists of two wedding rooms with French doors leading onto a charming private garden and boasts five en-suite guest rooms, all beautifully decorated in period style with a contemporary twist, offering views across the moat to the golf course and surrounding parkland.

 

Ceremony:80

Wedding Breakfast:80

Evening Reception:100

Your Battel Hall Wedding

Built in the early 14th century as a medieval manor, the Battel Hall Wedding venue is a fine and rare example of local Kentish architecture of the period.

This large and comfortable manor house, nestled within the tranquil fields of Leeds Castle grounds, is full of character and boasts distinctive historical features, ideal for an enchanting intimate wedding. Say ‘I do’ in the beautiful ceremony room, featuring rich wood panelling before you move on into the drawing room or library, both wonderfully traditional rooms for entertaining guests and creating a unique atmosphere for your memorable wedding. Doors from the library lead onto extensive gardens and woodland area, a treat in all seasons.

 

Ceremony:30

Wedding Breakfast:14 formal dinner, 30 informal dinner.

Evening Reception: 30

Your Fairfax Barn Wedding Reception

The Fairfax is a 17th-century Kentish timber-framed barn that is the idyllic choice for rustic wedding receptions. Those getting married in the Castle or Maiden’s Tower can celebrate with larger numbers in the evening. Offering spectacular views of the Castle, your wedding party and guests will gather outside on the large terrace. Ideal for celebrating on a fine seasonal evening.

Our Fairfax Barn wedding reception package provides exclusive use of the venue for 100+ guests plus 15 bedrooms in our Stable Courtyard, based on double occupancy including breakfast.

 

Wedding Breakfast:100 to 180

Evening Reception: 100-200

Your Marquee Wedding

Our exceptional marquee sites offer the perfect choice for large wedding parties of up to 500 guests.  Bring all your friends and family together in the most glamorous of settings. The Cedar Lawn provides a wonderful setting overlooking the glamorous Castle and moat. Marvel over the impressive views of the wider estate set in beautiful Kentish countryside.  It’s a place that inspires every occasion.

 

Ceremony:- 100 (for cultural weddings and celebrations 500)

Wedding Breakfast:500

Evening Reception: 100 -500

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Contact the venue:

Call us on: 01622 767877

 

Email: weddings@leeds-castle.co.uk

Visit: www.leeds-castle.com

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