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Ready to find your perfect wedding venue in Kent? Lovely landscapes and the beautiful Kentish coast are lovely choices for weddings of all shapes and sizes. Check out the listings below for a fantastic range of options from historic estates to modern, sleek restaurants or cosy pubs. Start your search on our platform today!

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Kent Hire Guide

Wedding Venues in Kent FAQ

What parts of Kent are most popular for a wedding?

Easily accessible from London and rich in lovely spots, this region is a popular wedding destination. The Kentish coast is a particular favourite, known for its white cliffs and beautiful beaches. Check out Dover, Herne Bay, Ramsgate or Folkestone for many popular venues with stunning views and a lovely sandy coastline. For those searching for a historic theme, the cathedral town and literary favourite Canterbury offers many popular venues that are particularly suitable for smaller weddings. Kent's countryside also offers many options for excellent hotels with spas or golf courses ideal for a weekend-long wedding celebration. Be sure and check your options in Boughton and Ashford.

How much does it cost to hire a wedding venue in Kent?

When choosing a minimum spend venue, expect to find options between £1000 to £5000 per session. For venues charging a hire fee per session, costs will come in around £200 and reach upwards to £2000 or more per session. Per person prices are available between £50 and £150 for a session. The cost of your wedding hire in Kent depends on the venue location, as well as your wedding size. (All data from Tagvenue.)

What are the most popular locations for a country wedding in Kent?

This southeast country has so many fantastic county venues for weddings, you are sure to be spoilt for choice. Start your hunt with the countryside around Canterbury and Royal Tunbridge Wells. With easy access to these transport hubs and only a scant two-hour journey from London, Kent is a favourite of busy couples looking for a touch of something special without the hassle of a destination wedding. Castles, Victorian manors, and extensive parklands are only some of the stately venues available in the area. Check out Leeds, Bromley, Tovil, or Sevenoaks for options. Barns and farm venues are also plentiful for those looking for a touch of vintage chic. Make sure to look at Barham, Hartlip, and Paddock Wood for some of the many unique options available.

What are some popular locations for a wedding venue by the sea in Kent?

Popular with couples seeking a venue with an ocean view, this lovely county has something to offer in every direction. On the eastern coast, start your search in the hotels and spas around Margate, a favourite of holidaymakers everywhere. But don’t forget the friendly seaside charm of hotels and stately houses around Whitstable to the north. Other options abound in nearby coastal towns such as Lympne and Folkestone. For those with a sense of the dramatic, consider venues near the famous Cliffs of Dover

What are some unusual wedding venues in Kent?

Don’t settle for the usual in this lovely English county, not if you can find the utterly unusual! Many couples prefer to take the path less traveled and seek out venues that truly offer that ‘something special’:

  • The Ferry House An antique barn in Sheerness that includes a gazebo for ceremonies that overlooks the sea.
  • Odo’s Barn Located in Bilsington, this 15th century restored tithe barn will set off any event with its hand-smoothed exposed beams and spectacular charm.
  • Bradbourne House A Tudor manor and Grade I listed building, enjoy its exquisite interiors and lovely gardens for your wedding.
  • The Old Kent Bar A 225-year-old barn venue with a spectacular reputation for hospitality and an unbeatable vintage look. Check out the gardens for even more options for your ceremony.

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