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 the Hideaway drinking champers and enjoying your last night with those close to you before the big day.

Marleybrook House wedding venue in Kent bridal studio

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 with...

Firstly, the arrival

Your guests will enter the venue via the long, tree lit estate drive, setting the scene and building the anticipation for what’s to come.

Marleybrook House entrance estate driveway

Then saying "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 Pimm’s to beer, you can choose a perfectly displayed selection to suit your style.

Browse our Wine List and create your ideal package to provide throughout your day.

Lets 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 grazing table that you desire; we are both innovative and creative to be able to cater for all requirements.

Be inspired by our Menus.

The Garden Terrace

A lovely outdoor space for your guests to socialise or for the option of having your BBQ or spit roast served here.

Marleybrook House wedding venue in Kent the garden terrace

Wow your guests with the fairground attractions!

Fairground Attractions

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 possibly 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 starlit dancefloor and let the party begin.

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.

 

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.

2022
Mon-Thu £6,500
Fri & Sun £7,500
Sat £8,900
2023
Mon-Thu £6,500
Fri & Sun £7,800
Sat £9,200
2024
Mon-Thu £6,500
Fri & Sun £8,100
Sat £9,500
2025
Mon-Thu £6,500
Fri & Sun £8,400
Sat £9,800
2026
Mon-Thu £6,500
Fri & Sun £8,700
Sat £10,100

Our Wedding season commences from 1st April to 31st October.

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

Part day hire is available for a ceremony and drinks reception only or an evening party*. Simply send us a message here to enquire.

* Available on off-peak dates (Fridays and Saturdays excluded) and last minute bookings within a six month lead-up to the day.

What's included in your hire?

  • Exclusive use of 5 acres
  • Personal, experienced Wedding Coordinator
  • Choice of 3 stunning ceremony areas
  • Use of the Oak Barn, Event Suite, Star Enclosure, and Outdoor Terrace
  • Full ceremony set-up including comfortable padded seating for your guests
  • Use of private signing room
  • Use of 4 fully stocked bars: Snug Bar, Outdoor Bar, Gin Bar and Prosecco Bar – all professionally run and staffed
  • Use of the Studio for pre ceremony preparations
  • Use of Hideaway 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 Event Suite, Outdoor Terrace, Oak Barn and Courtyard
  • Fully concealed heating system within the Event Suite
  • 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 250 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 exclusive venue hire prices for the day start at £6,500 and are based around the day and year you wish to marry.

We also offer a part hire option that is available upon request. 

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

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