Host the wedding of the year.

A fun, rustic wedding venue in Kent

Your entire wedding teeters on picking the right venue and getting that perfect balance of beauty, formality, and fun so everyone remembers your day for the right reasons.

Choose between the contrast of an exquisite high-dining experience or a simple, elegant barbecue. 

Here's how your wedding day could look...

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Picture your wedding here...

See a brief overview of Kent’s most beautiful grounds on the outskirts of the city of Canterbury.  You’ll really need to come and see it for yourself!

The build-up...

The night before

Build the excitement with your wedding party when you spend the night in our wedding suite drinking champers and enjoying your last night with friends before the big day.

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Get ready together

The Studio is the perfect place for you and your party to make yourselves beautiful whilst drinking some bubbly.

It all starts...

The greeting

Your guests will be welcomed by a long estate drive setting the scene and building the anticipation for what’s to come.

Marleybrook House entrance estate driveway

Say "I do"

You can choose from 3 intimate ceremony areas to seal the deal and create the most amazing memories.

Time for the fun...

Chin chin!

Refresh your guests and allow them to choose from your bespoke selection of freshly prepared drinks. From Pimms to beer, you can choose a perfectly displayed selection to suit your style.

Browse our extensive wine list and create your ideal package to provide throughout your day.

Marleybrook House wedding venue in Kent wedding drinks

Let's eat!

Your chosen options may be as traditional or as informal as you wish. We offer everything from sophisticated canapés and fine dining to less formal sharing platters, hog roasts and barbecues. Perhaps it is an afternoon tea or rustic picnic that you desire; we are both innovative and creative to be able to cater for all requirements.

Be inspired.

The Garden Terrace

A lovely outdoor space for your guests to socialise or host your informal barbecue.

Marleybrook House wedding venue in Kent the garden terrace

Wow your guests with a fairground attraction

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Fairground attraction

Scream if you want to go faster!! Wow your guests with the UK’s largest, private fairground!

With featured attractions including Dodgems, Carousel, Big Wheel, Waltzer, Rollercoaster to name a few… your faces will be aching with laughter!

"We were unsure on the funfair due to cost but WOW, I can't recommend it enough. Sitting at the top of the big wheel with my new hubby, looking down watching all of our guests laughing, drinking and having so much fun on the rides is a moment I will NEVER EVER forget, and quite possible the best moment of my life."
Lottie and Ross June 2019
Lottie and Ross
June 2019

Shall we dance?

Another chance in the day to focus on each other and take your first steps together into married life.

Share your joy with your guests on the dancefloor and let the party begin.

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Children will love it too!

Watch the little ones discover the magic of this fairy-tale venue.

From the children’s rides in the fairground to the play areas with swings, slides, a climbing frame and ground level trampoline, there is sure to be something to pique their interest.

Take them to enjoy the surprises within the secret garden.

Exclusively yours

We offer a complete package that includes a coordination team to make your day stress-free.

Venue hire

Please see below our current rates for exclusive hire.

20202021 onwards
Mon-Thu£6,250£6,500
Fri & Sun£7,250£7,500
Sat£8,500£8,900

Sundays before a bank holiday will be charged at Saturday prices.

Part day hire is available at this beautiful venue; simply send us a message here to enquire.

What's included in your hire?

  • Exclusive use of all the grounds
  • Personal, experienced Wedding Coordinator
  • Choice of three stunning ceremony areas
  • Use of the Oak Barn, Grand Marquee and Outdoor Terrace
  • Full ceremony set-up including comfortable padded seating for your guests
  • Use of private signing room
  • Use of fully stocked Bar and Snug, professionally run and staffed
  • Use of Bridal Studio for pre ceremony preparations
  • Use of Wedding Suite for the night of your wedding
  • Cake stand and knife
  • Ornate ivory frame and easel / vintage cases to display your seating plan
  • Tables and Chiavari chairs for dining
  • Luxurious damask table cloths and napkins
  • Crystal glassware for dining
  • Use of indoor and outdoor P.A. system for your speeches and background music
  • Mood lighting within the Grand Marquee, Outdoor Terrace, Oak Barn and Courtyard
  • Fully concealed heating system within the Grand Marquee
  • Ample, complimentary on-site parking

Arrange a private viewing

Feel the butterflies in your stomach as your imagination runs wild during an exclusive guided tour just for the two of you.

Top venue hire questions

The fairground is an optional extra, so whether you wish to add it to your day or not is up to you!

Should you wish to secure your date a non-refundable deposit of £1,500 is required.

We can comfortably seat up to 150 guests for your ceremony and wedding breakfast.  For your evening reception we can accommodate up to 300 guests.

Last orders and music finishes at 11.30 pm, with carriages at midnight.

You can arrange a private viewing via our website. Take a look here for details!

Our venue hire prices start at £6,250 and are based around the day and year you wish to marry.

Need more help? Call us on 01227 668661 or send us a quick message.

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