Kent

Venues

Find a gay friendly venue

to help you create your

perfect wedding.

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Whitstable Castle

 

A stunning and unique venue set in 3 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens with beautiful lawns and a Victorian style gazebo perfect for your outdoor ceremony. There are stunning sea views from our tea garden or roof terrace.

 

We are here to help and support you all the way through each stage. Our warm and welcoming wedding co-ordinator will offer guidance to make your day as special as possible.

We are a full service venue, with our own catering team and fully stocked bottle bar. We can accommodate lovely intimate weddings for a minimum of 10 guests or up to 50 guests for ceremonies. With the addition of a marquee (additional cost) we can cater for up to 100 seated guests.

 

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The Grand

 

A uniquely magnificent suite of stylish rooms with a superb outlook over its gardens, the Folkestone Leas and the majestically beautiful English Channel and Skyline to France for you to hold your Reception, Wedding Breakfast and any other requirements for your unforgettable day.

 

There are three special and distinctive rooms licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies which include Venetian cut glass chandeliers, garden and sea views and our beautiful open fires add a romantic atmosphere throughout the winter months as the Bride makes a memorable entrance up the historic marble steps at the front of The Grand.

Our experienced staff and dedicated Wedding Coordinator will be delighted to guide you through the planning of your special day so that your celebrations are exactly the way you want them and simply unforgettable for your guests.

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George Vaults

 

Who doesn’t want their wedding day to be perfect? Many of us start planning our big day when we’re only little as we dream of finding that special somebody and celebrating our love with all our friends and family.

Just a short walk away from the Ancient Castle and Cathedral through the historic cobbled streets, the George Vaults is the ultimate 14th Century wedding venue in the heart of Rochester.

Licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships, we can cater for up to 70 guests. Offering both wedding breakfast and evening reception packages in our 14th Century Vault. We promise you a memorable and unforgettable experience, you will never forget.

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Court Lodge

 

Court Lodge offers a beautiful setting for you to plan every detail as you wish. As we live in the property our approach is to create a seamless celebration of your dreams minus the stress. You may wish to celebrate your entire day here or perhaps use the gardens just for your reception.

 

We offer a bespoke wedding service creating a day for you both to remember, with this in mind we only accommodate one booking a week so you and your guests receive exclusive use of the house and grounds.

 

You will have access to the venue the day before allowing you to decorate and rehearse or we can help with our prop suppliers and florists and access the following day for clearing up and removal of your props.

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Hythe Imperial
 

You’ve said yes to the proposal, now say yes to one of Kent’s award winning wedding venues. We pride ourselves in being LGBTQ+ inclusive and ensuring your big day goes not only as you imagined it, but seamless and perfect as we understand how important this day is to you. Plus, we want only the best for this milestone in your lives and to make it memorable for all the right reasons.

 

As an LGBTQ+ friendly venue, you can rest assured that you will be looked after by our dedicated Wedding Team from your initial enquiry to the morning after your wedding day as we wave you goodbye to start your life as newlyweds. The only thing we ask is that you don’t become strangers and come to visit us from time to time as when you have your wedding with us, you become part of our family.

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The Alexander Centre

 

Your perfect wedding - at a price you can afford

 

Hire the Alexander Centre’s versatile space, elegant rooms and charming garden for your ceremony, reception or both.  Our packages provide excellent value for money, a personal touch and the flexibility to customise your special day.

 

Whether you love country-house opulence, vintage weddings, contemporary design – or something entirely different – you can decorate our spaces to your own taste. The Alexander Centre’s period details and light spaciousness provide an ideal backdrop for your photographs.

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The Spa Hotel

 

Set in 14 acres of stunning grounds, The Spa Hotel is an 18th century mansion nestled in the beautiful countryside surrounding the spa town of Tunbridge Wells in Kent.

 

Our stunning hotel is a recognised landmark of Tunbridge Wells and following extensive refurbishments its grandeur works in harmony with the modern luxury that has made The Spa Hotel a sought-after, premium venue for celebrating your nuptials in sophistication and style.

 

Licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, The Spa Hotel has a range of beautiful ceremony rooms, including the option to be married outside in The Spa Temple, set within in our gorgeous mature landscaped gardens.

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Penshurst Place & Gardens

 

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.

 

In the spring, over 12,500 bright yellow tulips bloom in the Italian Garden, creating a photographic backdrop unlike that of any other venue, whilst the summer sees the bordered walkways and paths come to life with bright vivid colours, soft roses, irises and a myriad of beautiful bedding plants, including the spectacular 100metre Peony Border, which contains 4 varieties of soft pink Peonies -  a truly astonishing vista for your photographer to capture.

 

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Dover Marina Hotel

A boutique waterfront wedding venue in Dover

 

With its stunning seafront location, beautiful bridal suite and sophisticated boutique feel, The Dover Marina Hotel & Spa is a fantastic, unique Kent wedding venue.

 

Providing the perfect backdrop to your big day, our unique 4* Victorian wedding venue offers elegant interiors, as well as fantastic views across Dover beach, Dove Castle and the magnificent White Cliffs.

 

Our experienced Wedding Consultant will be on hand to take care of all aspects of your Dover wedding, ensuring you have a stress-free day with incredible memories to treasure forever.

 

 

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Best Western Clifton Hotel Folkestone

 

Bringing together elements of modern style and traditional charm, The Clifton Hotel provides the perfect setting to celebrate the biggest days of your life.

 

Whether you’re planning a low-key affair or a large-scale celebration with all your favourite people in tow, we offer a range of options that will ensure that your day is everything you hoped it would be and more.

 

Our dedicated team will help you to plan your wedding day to perfection, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to ensuring that each element is meticulously planned and executed.

 

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Leaf Hotel Dover

 

Set in lovely landscaped gardens, just off the A2, the Leaf Hotel Dover provides the ultimate venue for your wedding day.

 

From our intimate Channel Suite and Olive Tree Restaurant, which is perfect for smaller and more intimate weddings through to our stunning Grand Marquee which can accommodate up to 300 guests banqueting style and is complete with its very own starlight canopy, dance floor and bar area, we always go above and beyond to ensure that we are able to accommodate all of your individual requirements when it comes to planning the perfect day.

 

Whether you’re planning a traditional celebration or a more unique event, we’re fully equipped with the skills, experience, and facilities to meet your specific requirements and ensure that your wedding day is a memorable occasion.

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Winters Barns

 

There’s nothing like the romance of a country barn wedding. No barns match ours for beauty, intimacy, and traditional Kentish character. With enchanting gardens and a stunning interior, Winters Barns is the perfect blend of old and new – a secluded historical venue steeped in history yet just a stone’s throw from Canterbury’s modern amenities - all exclusively your's for the day.

 

We appreciate just how special your wedding is. Whatever you need, and whatever your budget, we’ll ensure everything is absolutely perfect. Our team are experts in special days – weddings are all that we do – so you can trust us to think of everything. We’ll take the pressure off so you can relax and enjoy each moment.

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Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Congratulations on your engagement! 

 

Set in 26 acres of beautiful countryside, with a helipad for stylish arrivals, a gazebo for outdoor ceremonies and winding staircase for superb photos opportunities, we are the perfect venue for your dream wedding.

 

Make ‘the Garden of England’ the backdrop for your big day. Exchange vows in our outdoor gazebo set in the picturesque Kentish Weald and continue your celebrations in one of our three event rooms.  We can cater for 20 up to 320 guests for your wedding breakfast and up to 500 guests for your evening reception.  Looking for something different? – why not consider a Tipi wedding on our grounds?

 

For more information contact us by:

Telephone: 01622 528 565

Email: weddings@mercuremaidstone.co.uk

Visit: www.mercuremaidstone.co.uk

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Westenhanger Castle

We are unique, and so are you!

 

Here at Westenhanger Castle, we aim to make your wedding the most memorable and best day of your life, and do anything we can to help achieve this.

 

 

Unlike other wedding venues in the area, we are incredibly flexible and unique in organising your day. Anything goes at Westenhanger Castle, from dogs as the groomsmen,

a pony as the best man, and a pop-up tattoo parlour!

 

 

We never book weddings back to back, you will always have the day before and the day after to organise anything you want, so you can enjoy the big day and stay relaxed.