If you’re getting married in the Kent area and looking for a beautiful barn setting Alta Costura are here to give you the run down of our favourite venues.
When planning your wedding there are so many decisions to make and details to consider but choosing the perfect venue is one of the most important. Whether you’re planning a small intimate wedding or a big extravagant event a rustic barn can be the ideal setting. In the Kent area we’re lucky to have lots of beautiful barn venues and we’ve collected some details on our favourites below to help you narrow down the search.
The charming Winters Barn has a gorgeous rustic feel and can suit any size of wedding from intimate gatherings to 150 ceremony guests and up to 200 reception guests. For added convenience there is overnight accommodation included onsite for the bride and groom. The barn is located in large grounds which gives the venue a real country wedding feel offering beautiful views for photographs. The venue also offers exclusive use to its couples, meaning that you can relax and enjoy your day with just your chosen guests in complete privacy.
Couples can have exclusive use of this farm and their facilities. Two beautiful barns and five cottages for on site accommodation – ideal! The venue can welcome up to 135 guests for dinner and up to 200 for the evening reception. It is a peaceful venue set in 25 acres of sheep fields with a wealth of stunning spots for photographs including their terrace, waterfall and lily pond.
The Ferry House is a flexible venue where you can choose from a variety of options to suit your needs. Ceremonies can be held outside in the oak gazebo or inside the oak barn depending on what time of year you are getting married. The reception venue is also flexible for many different sizes of party. More intimate receptions of up to 70 guests can enjoy their celebrations in the oak barn. Alternatively you can move from your barn ceremony to the event suite overlooking the gardens and estuary for a more lavish reception and welcome up to 300 evening guests (200 seated), giving you the best of both worlds. If that wasn’t enough there are also eleven on site 4* guest rooms!
This 17th Century barn is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which will look stunning all year round. The venue can hold up to 150 seated guests for your celebration and has a lovely garden and patio area for the all
important photographs. If you’re keen on a religious ceremony there is a Norman church just a short walk away so you can combine your church wedding and rustic reception all within a local area – meaning less travel for guests. On site accommodation is also available for added convenience.
Odo’s barn is a stunning 15th century tithe barn that matches rustic charm of a barn venue with lavish touches such as handmade golden Italian chandeliers and warm carpeted flooring. Up to 120 seated guests can be accommodated and with only one wedding a week you have exclusive use, including time to set up any special touches the day before. The venue also has a meadow which can be used for camping and beautiful views of the surrounding Romney Marsh.
This multi award winning venue, set in beautiful landscaped grounds, has a variety of options for your special ceremony. You can choose to get married in their outdoor gazebo in the summer or to marry inside the oak barn, which can seat up to 150 guests. If you have a large guest list you can invite up to a whopping 250 to the evening reception where guests can enjoy the dining area, bar and dance floor all in one place – keeping your party together and creating a wonderful atmosphere.
Now that you’ve chosen your venue why not check out our blog for more wedding planning tips and tricks from planning your guest list to organising your food on a budget. If you haven’t gotten your outfit sorted yet then we can help you with that at our showroom in Maidestone. Have a browse of our dresses and accessories and get in touch to book an appointment and see if we can help you find that perfect dress!