Canterbury Wedding Cars & Venues – We have put together a list of some of our favourite venues in and around Canterbury – please refer to details on each of our individual cars details as to whether your chosen car is able to cover this area.
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A selection of our favourite Canterbury Wedding Venues are below
One of our most frequently visited venues in Kent – Preston Court is a listed Georgian manor house and magnificent 17th century Kentish oak Barn, surrounded by ornamental lakes and woodland, set in 550 acres of stunning secluded private estate. This is a new, family run venue for weddings, set in the heart of the Kent countryside, yet within easy distance from London. Couples have three choices for their wedding ceremony – the enchanting 12th century St. Mildred’s Church which sits within the estate at Preston Court, in the gardens on Juliana’s medieval moated island in a pretty garden folly, OR in the fantastic Kentish Barn. Receptions can then follow on in the fine oak barn.
At Preston Court you can, of course, enjoy the traditional white wedding but we can also offer you something a bit different. There is a beautiful Victorian Carousel and some 1920’s Art Deco mechanical fairground organs here which are available for hire and add that extra ‘WOW’ factor. We have a range of themes, plans and decoration ideas which can be tailored as desired. Themes such as ‘Rustic Romance,’ ‘Country house,”Rural Charm,’ ‘Vintage Fairground,’ ‘Medieval Banquet’ are perfect for this setting.
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The Night Yard is an exciting and different venue for weddings, parties and events. It is very convenient for access from the A2 and is only a short distance from the historic city of Canterbury.
The self-contained quadrangle setting ensures that events have total privacy and exclusivity whilst still retaining the open countryside ambience.
The Night Yard forms part of the Highland Court Farm family estate. The working farm is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Night Yard has now been brought back to life as a stunning venue to host events. The restoration incorporates all the modern facilities needed to make any occasion run smoothly and for everyone to feel comfortable and relaxed.
Knowlton Court is a beautiful, historic venue for your wedding. The Canterbury venue is in a truly beautiful location; the grand house is set within an impressive 1900 acre estate, surrounded by idyllic parkland.
A charming line of Lime trees leads you to the grand building, providing a romantic approach to the magnificent gates, courtyard and entrance. Knowlton Court stands majestically within the grounds, providing a spectacular backdrop for your important wedding photos.
Knowlton Court, now privately owned by the Fox-Pitt family, has a rich history. The house was recorded in the Doomsday book and was the seat of William the Conqueror’s brother, Bishop Odo of Bayeux. The current house on the estate is Elizabethan with a Queen Anne façade.
The elegance and history of the building can be sensed through the many striking traditional features. From the black and white chequered marble floor to the walls adorned with remarkable French and Flemish tapestries, the venue offers the perfect backdrop for a grand occasion.
The Great Hall can accommodate up to 82 guests for delicious wedding breakfast with the option for an additional 70 people in the evening. For weddings with longer guest lists, the fantastic marquee in the grounds is available between April and October. The marquee is ideal for large wedding parties with the added benefit of being able to enjoy the beauty of the grounds up close. If required, larger marquees are available.
At Knowlton Court, you have the opportunity to spend three nights celebrating exclusively with your nearest and dearest. The venue boasts overnight accommodation for up to 65 guests for a truly unforgettable wedding weekend.
Looking for somewhere special to hold your wedding reception in Canterbury?
Set within the beautiful grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, the Cathedral Lodge offers brides a very special and truly unique wedding reception venue and in line with the true ethos of the Cathedral, wedding guests will be assured a very warm welcome.
We can cater for anything from a small intimate wedding breakfast in our Refectory Restaurant, to a sit down meal for up to 120 guests in our award winning Clagett Auditorium. You may choose to enjoy a drinks reception in our Kentish Barn, which enjoys wonderful views of of the Cathedral from its large bay windows or alternatively the Campanile Garden is available for Summer drinks receptions and of course those very important photos.
Located in the medieval heart of the historic city in a building that dates back to the 16th century. The hotel is just minutes away from Canterbury Cathedral; it is the ideal location for the perfect wedding.
This stylish boutique hotel has 72 bedrooms which have been beautifully designed and refurbished maintaining the old wooden beams and traditional fabric of an ancient and historic building while adding contemporary design features and modern comforts. Preferential rates are offered to family and friends for 2 night stays within the hotel. 1 night stays are offered at the best available rate on that date.
ABode Canterbury is licensed for civil marriages in the County room on any day of the week between 8.00am and 5.30pm with the last ceremony booked at 5.00pm.
The Best Western Abbots Barton is a superior 3 star, Gothic style hotel, set in 2 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, with plenty of on-site parking.
Comprising 53 en-suite bedrooms, The Fountain Restaurant, 4 private function rooms suitable for more intimate weddings and the Cathedral Suite, which seats up to 120 people for a wedding breakfast and 180 for an evening reception. The Cathedral suite has views and direct access to the gardens which provides an idyllic setting for photographs and should you desire, marquees holding up to 250 guests.
All our menus have been thoughtfully created by our Executive Chef, but are also flexible and can be tailor made to meet your own individual requirements.
Whether you choose a traditional celebration or something more contemporary, our experienced Wedding Coordinator will be with you every step of the way to advise and guide where necessary, to ensure that your day is truly special.
The beautiful, historic setting of St Edmund’s overlooks the city and cathedral of Canterbury, giving you and your guests a stunning, panoramic view from St Thomas Hill. This unique backdrop is enjoyed from several acres of secluded gardens offering an idyllic location and exquisite photo opportunities.
Approved for civil marriages, civil partnerships and renewal of vows for up to 120 guests, St Edmund’s is the quintessential English venue that promises to make your occasion truly memorable. Step inside and you’ll discover the Drawing Room and Terrace with its’ scenic views, creating an intimate atmosphere for your ceremony, and the traditional oak panelled Dining Hall, a perfect space for your wedding breakfast.
Our elegant limestone colonnade provides a wonderful location for an outdoor ceremony, and your reception can be staged in a beautiful marquee dressed to suit your own taste. Rental and catering packages available to suit all budgets.
Let the magnificent venue of St Edmunds be the starting point for your special day.