Venues

Touchays – we love working at the best wedding venues in Kent

Known as the ‘Garden of England’, Kent is famous for its amazing Oast houses, coastline, beautiful venues and the production of amazing food and drink.

Whether you’ve been dreaming of a barn, tipi or a historic wedding venue, there’s a huge variety of amazing venues in Kent to choose from. 

If you are feeling a little overwhelmed by the choice here are some of our favourite venues, that as a recommended caterer we love working at.

Team Touchays are really looking forward to hearing about your plans x

The Cherry Barn - Peasmarsh

We are so excited to be recommended caterers at….

The Cherry Barn is a stunning renovated 17​th​ century barn located just outside of Rye in East Sussex and on the High Weald trail and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With unrivalled views and stunning original features, this is the perfect country wedding venue. The venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and has 48-hour hire periods and a capacity of up to 150 seated guests. The Barn provides a truly romantic and enchanting place to say ‘I do’, while the Norman church of St Peter and St Paul in Peasmarsh is only a short walk away for those wishing for a religious service.

www.thecherrybarn.co.uk

The Oak Barn - Benenden

Elegance and rural charm within Kent’s High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Frame Farm is home to our exclusive venue nestled in a peaceful valley below the village of  Benenden. The Grade II listed barns provide a stunning setting for weddings, parties and  events with every convenience for private or corporate clients a like. The Oak Barn, The Byre and Weaver’s Cottages have been lovingly restored within this magical, valley location  and offer state of the art facilities, beautifully incorporated into the historic fabric of the buildings.The barns and cottages are grouped around a traditional farmyard, surrounded by 25 acres of sheep grazing with magnificent views across The Weald. A warm welcome and personal service will ensure your event exceeds your expectations.

www.the-oak-barn.co.uk

Wadhurst Castle - Wadhurst

Wadhurst Castle is a beautiful private country house with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Nestled within its magnificent gardens, Wadhurst Castle is the perfect setting for weddings and any other unforgettable celebration from more intimate occasions to those larger celebrations for up to 130 people. A true hidden gem, it sits in its 140 acre estate on the borders of Kent and Sussex, easy to access and exclusively yours for the day.  We also have our spacious and lovingly restored Carriage Barn which sits in its Well Courtyard and is included in the hire of the Castle and gardens.

We have a flexible model and can offer ceremony alone, reception alone or ceremony and reception in our beautiful Castle rooms, gardens and Carriage Barn.

Professional and friendly wedding management is included for all our events and all of our couples enjoy our no corkage policy if they chose to supply their own drinks. We are delighted to welcome Touchays to work with us at Wadhurst Castle helping create memorable and beautiful events.

www.wadhurstcastle.co.uk

Solton Manor, East Langdon, Kent

We are so thrilled to announce that….

We are now a recommended caterer for couples getting married at the positively charming, timeless Grade II, exclusive use Solton Manor that has stood at East Langdon, Kent for hundreds of years.  It’s stunning!

Only 20 minutes’ drive from Canterbury, on the coastal road between Deal and Dover, this romantic, historic redbrick Manor house is surrounded by ten acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, which include wildlife ponds, stone ruins, woodland and paddocks, perfect for your gorgeous wedding photos.

This timber, oak-framed building, one of Kent’s most beautiful country houses, makes the perfect, unique place for you to say, ‘we do’.  The first floor boasts exposed stud walling and beautiful Tudor oak-plank doors. What is unusual for a house of this period is the exceptionally high ceilings and well-proportioned rooms, which include three fine reception rooms – notably the splendid drawing room with its original Tudor fireplace.

We can’t wait to hear all about your plans!

www.soltonmanor.com

Kingsdown Rectory - Sittingbourne

Kingsdown Rectory gives you a blend of history and heritage along with all the elements needed for a modern wedding. A spacious ceremony room for up to 60 guests, marquee permission for up to 125 guests, luxurious spaces for bridal preparations, wedding packages, and, most importantly, a stunning location where you’re able to create your special day, in whatever style suits you both.

www.kingsdownrectory.co.uk

Great Comp Garden - Platt

Great Comp Garden is a brand new wedding venue for 2020 situated in the beautiful Kent countryside near Platt.

The 7-acres of award-winning gardens will provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding day.

During the months of September and October 2020, Great Comp is offering an exclusive opportunity for two couples to book their marquee wedding reception on the beautiful top lawn adjacent to the stunning 17th century country house.

Alternatively, the vintage style Old Diary Tea Room is full of rustic charm and is ideal for smaller intimate wedding receptions.

For wedding enquiries, please get in touch office@greatcompgarden.co.uk

www.greatcompgarden.co.uk/wedding-occasion-photography