insideKENT Magazine Issue 59 - February 2017 - Page 50

WEDDINGS Where Will You Say ‘I Do’? KENT’S TOP WEDDING VENUES PICKING THE PERFECT VENUE FOR YOUR WEDDING IS PROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF GETTING YOUR DAY RIGHT. THERE’S A LOT TO THINK ABOUT – HOW WILL THE PHOTOS LOOK? HOW MANY GUESTS CAN YOU FIT IN? WHAT KIND OF CATERING PACKAGES ARE ON OFFER? AND HOW MUCH DO YOU LOVE THE VENUE OF YOUR DREAMS? WITH SUCH AN ARRAY OF CHOICE IN KENT, WE’VE PUT TOGETHER A SELECTION OF SOME OF THE MOST IDYLLIC, BEAUTIFUL, AND CHARMING WEDDING VENUES IN THE COUNTY. BRADBOURNE HOUSE New Road, East Malling ME19 6DZ 01732 897436 EASTWELL MANOR Eastwell Park, Boughton Lees, Ashford TN25 4HR 01233 213000 Eastwell Manor is one of the most beautiful and romantic locations for your wedding reception. This four-star hotel lies in 62 acres of grounds in the midst of a 3,000-acre estate in the heart of the Garden of England. The house has been steeped in royal history through the ages and today the regal surroundings and traditional service makes Eastwell a highly esteemed country house hotel with a quality of service hard to equal. Eastwell Manor is licensed for three rooms in the hotel and a gazebo in a romantic walled garden where civil ceremonies can be held, this bringing obvious benefits by enabling you to organise your entire day at the same venue. LEEDS CASTLE Maidstone ME17 1PL 01622 767877 Bradbourne House is a breathtakingly beautiful venue, available for weddings, receptions and civil partnerships; a venue with charm and elegance, exquisite cuisine, true quality of service and attention to detail. This stunning wedding venue in Kent is set in 20 acres of beautiful parkland complete with a lake, waterfalls and ancient trees – a perfect backdrop for photographs. The Grade I listed house was originally built in Tudor times, a historic venue for a day of elegance and splendor. Booking your wedding at Bradbourne House will mean you can enjoy exclusive use of the truly stunning country manor and its surrounding grounds, exceptional culinary delights and a wedding partner to guide and assist you right through to your wedding day. Leeds Castle in Kent has been described as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’ and there can be no more romantic place to hold your wedding. With dates still available for your wedding in 2017, please take the opportunity to visit on Saturday 18th or Sunday 19th March, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and view the castle dressed for your wedding day. Appointments will be available to you on either of the two days from 10am to 5pm and the experienced wedding co-ordinators will be on hand. Please call 01622 767877 to arrange a suitable time to visit. 50