Venue Hire Fees 2018 - 2020
Exclusive use of the Castle for 3-4 hours. You may hold your ceremony in either The Great Hall or The Orangery, both of which can accommodate up to 100 guests (with some guests standing in the Great Hall). For smaller ceremonies of up to 60 guests The White Rose Room is also available. You may hold a drinks reception at the Castle following the ceremony.
Saturday ‘ceremony only’ bookings are taken from 1st October to 30th April, unless booked within three months of the proposed wedding date. Thursday and Friday ‘ceremony only’ bookings are available throughout the year and are subject to a weekday discount.
£2495 + VAT
Exclusive use of the Castle and grounds for your drinks reception on arrival, followed by your wedding breakfast and evening reception. Up to 80 guests can be seated in The Great Hall for your wedding breakfast, or 120 with the addition of our marquee (see below).
£5250 + VAT
Ceremony and Reception
Exclusive use of the Castle and grounds for the full wedding day, from ceremony through to evening reception. Daytime capacity is 80, which can be increased to 100 with the addition of our marquee (see below). Evening capacity is 120.
£5900 + VAT
Our marquee can be erected in the grounds for an additional fee.
£2000 + VAT
Venue Hire Fee discounts are available for Thursday (30%) and Friday bookings (20%), as well as during the ‘off-season’ from November- March inclusive (30%), not applicable against the Marquee Hire Fee and excluding the Christmas period.
* Registrar fees, payable direct to Kent Registration Service, will also apply to all ceremony bookings
** Catering not included