Kent isn’t known as 'the garden of England' for nothing. With its beautiful coastline, gentle rolling hills and orchards laden with fruit, this county is one of the most popular in the South of England with both tourists and residents alike. If you are considering hosting your wedding in this beautiful area of the country, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to wedding venues. We’ve put together our top 5 to help you to create a shortlist.
1. Howfield Manor Hotel
Situated in the historic town of Canterbury, Howfield Manor Hotel is a wonderful place to relax and unwind. The original building dates back to 1181 and offers some fantastic opportunities for photographs for both your wedding photographer and guests.
2. Port Lympne Mansion
If wild animals are your thing then why not plan your wedding reception at Port Lympne Mansion? This mansion is peaceful most of the time, although you may hear wolves howling and cheetahs chattering once dusk falls. This is a private and unique venue that offers couples the chance to embark on a VIP safari, enjoy their reception and stay for the night.
3. Chilston Park Hotel
The opulent architecture and surroundings that await you at Chilston Park Hotel are truly breathtaking making it the perfect wedding venue. The hotel is set amongst spacious and secluded parkland and offers a welcoming and warm atmosphere thanks to the rich and lustrous furnishings and decor. If you are looking for a totally self-indulgent reception that gives your guests a real treat, Chilston Park hotel is the perfect choice.
4. Hever Castle
For a real fairytale wedding, what better place than inside a castle? Hever Castle, founded in 1270 was the childhood home of a certain Miss Boleyn. The venue offers Italian Garden Weddings set amidst sculptures, well kept gardens and of course the castle itself provides the perfect backdrop. You’ll have your ceremony beside the lake before your guests are given free reign to wander around the grounds.
5. Tudor Park and Country Club
For a more budget-friendly venue, the Marriott Hotel at Tudor Park promises beautiful countryside, fabulous entertainment and excellent accommodation just a stone’s throw from the River Medway, Leeds Castle and Canterbury Cathedral. Why not suggest that your guests make a weekend of it by combining some fantastic sightseeing alongside your big day.
We Delivery Beautiful Linens Across The County
Wherever you plan to host your wedding, we can deliver our quality linens directly to your door. This is the perfect solution if your venue does not supply their own linens, or if their supplier is too expensive, or you simply cannot find the linen colours or styles you need. We stock a wide range of colours and have a large selection of matching tablecloths, napkins and table runners. We can also help with chair covers and other decorative items that will ensure your venue is instantly transformed to your exact requirements.