Whether you’re dreaming of a large lavish wedding or a more intimate event, we’ve curated a list of the 6 most dreamy castle wedding venues in Kent to help you narrow down your search for a stunning backdrop to your big day.
1. Hever Castle
Hever Castle was recently awarded ‘best wedding venue’ and it’s clear to see why.
Steeped in over 700 years of history, Hever Castle offers three picturesque venues within the estate to tie the knot in, all guaranteed to take your guests breath away.
Wedding packages include a dedicated event manager to take care of your day, award winning caterers to prepare your food with love and instagrammable photo opportunities around the grounds.
2. Leeds Castle
What better place to say ‘I do’ than in the “loveliest castle in the world”.
With the options of an owl ring delivery or a pre-wedding punt on the moat, your wedding at Leeds castle is guaranteed to be completely unique and memorable. This fairytale wedding venue also has an on-site florist and catering, taking the stress out of planning and putting the enjoyment back into the process. For more information about wedding planning, head over to our essential tips and tricks for planning your wedding.
3. Westen Hanger Castle
Looking for a rural setting for your wedding? Look no further than the Westen Hanger castle.
Set amongst 14 acres of rolling countryside, this venue is licensed for both indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies. So, whether you’re looking to wed in the beautiful thatched, oak framed gazebo on the main lawn or in the manor house with its front facing Georgian façade, Westen Hanger can truly cater to your wishes.
4. Whistable Castle
Dreaming of old world luxury? This romantic Whitstable Castle is definitely one to take a look at.
Able to accomodate intimate weddings from 10 to 50 of your nearest and dearest or larger weddings of up to 100 seated guests in the marquee, Whitstable Castle can cater for all.
With stunning landscaped gardens and period reception rooms steeped in history, this venue is the perfect backdrop for your special day. Wedding packages at Whitstable Castle include a dedicated wedding planner, DJ and if you’re a foodie you’re in for a treat, with the choice of a 3-course meal, afternoon tea, finger buffet, hog roast or BBQ, all delivered by the in-house catering team.
5. Lympne Castle
Another award winning venue, Lympne Castle is set amongst the beautiful Kent countryside providing stunning scenery of the Romney Marshes for your special day.
This charming medieval castle is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, with a choice of romantic rooms to say your vows in.
The venue prides itself on excellent service and attention to detail and whether you’re looking for a summer wedding set in the sea-view summer house or a winter wedding in the West Drawing Room, Lympne Castle is a truly magical setting.
6. Chiddingstone Castle
For a wedding fit for royals, look no further than the lavish Chiddlingstone Castle, set on the edge of the enchanting Tudor village of Chiddingstone.
Accommodating up to 120 guests, this venue is exclusively yours on your special day. The Orangery sets the perfect scene for a stunning summer wedding. Getting married in the colder months? The grandeur of the Great Hall is the perfect place to celebrate with your loved ones.
The professional team at Chiddingstone Castle will work effortlessly to ensure that your dream day is brought to life.
We hope we’ve been able to help on your quest to find your perfect castle wedding venue in Kent. The venue is a big decision and will be the backdrop for your big day, so take your time to choose a venue that truly makes you feel like royalty.
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