A handy guide to planning your Kent wedding
Planning a Kent wedding? We have the ultimate guide to the best suppliers and venues in Kent to help you get started! If you’re newly engaged and ready to plan, then here are our favourite wedding suppliers for you to check out…
Wedding venues in Kent
Set on The Leas in Folkestone, this glamorous hotel is perfect for brides who want a picturesque venue with all the amenities. The Grand boasts three beautiful licensed rooms with garden and sea views, as well as plenty of romantic touches such as Venetian cut glass chandeliers and roaring open fires in the winter months. Plus, as winners of our Customer Service Awards, you know you’re in safe hands!
This magical wedding venue in Canterbury is ideal if you’re planning a rustic wedding theme. You’ll love its beautiful oak barn interiors, courtyards with flourishing gardens and easy flow from room to room to help your ceremony and reception unfold seamlessly. They’re award winners too – Winters Barns won Best Barn Venue at our Customer Service Awards last year.
For an elegant wedding venue with plenty of space, Salomons Estate in Royal Tunbridge Wells could be perfect for you. This stunning Victorian mansion is set in 36 acres of beautiful parkland, and easily has space to accommodate weddings big and small. From their grand Gold Room boasting breathtaking views of the estate to their sunny outside terrace, there’s something here for every couple’s perfect wedding.
We love this unusual wedding venue on the Isle of Sheppey! This 16th century public house is ideal if you’re dreaming of an outdoor wedding ceremony, as The Ferry House Inn is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in both the rustic Oak Barn or outside in their Gazebo. The venue also owns four 4* self-catered farm cottages which can be hired out for 30 plus guests.
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Wedding photographers in Kent
Based in Snodland, Tom Jeavons specialises in creative and natural wedding photography and believes in a relaxed approach to the big day. If you’re a fan of documentary photography rather than lots of posed group shots, then Tom Jeavons Photography could be the perfect match for you. Plus, as part of the standard package you’ll get a slideshow of your images set to music!
This sister duo is based in Ashford, and specialise in fine art wedding photography. Their portfolio is full of light and airy shots, and their favourite shooting locations tend to be outdoors. Heritage & Holland are a no-brainer pick if you’re having an outdoor wedding ceremony or your wedding venue has stunning grounds.
Kent Wedding Photography cover the south of England as well as the rest of the UK, and their style is easily adapted for both contemporary and traditional weddings. Their print packages include beautiful high quality albums and mounted photos, so this is definitely a company to investigate if you want the whole package.
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Wedding entertainment in Kent
If you’re looking for a wedding DJ in Kent, then your first stop should be Bee Jay Entertainments. For over 38 years, the company have been keeping brides, grooms and guests entertained with their fabulous mobile disco. All their DJs work with the bride and groom to help cultivate the ultimate wedding playlist, and they’ll also accept requests from the audience. From the first dance to the newlywed’s exit, Bee Jay Entertainments will cover all your wedding music.
If you want a live wedding band for your big day, then look no further than The Redfords! This award-winning band have been providing wedding entertainment for over 10 years, and boast a repertoire spanning from Elvis to Taylor Swift to suit any taste. They can play indie, rock, pop, disco, soul, funk, Motown and more, and will happily provide a DJ set during their breaks. Check out their showreel!
Wedding food in Kent
Wedding cake designer Ali creates stunning cake creations from her bakery in Kent. Her speciality is amazingly realistic sugar flowers in dreamy feminine colours, but she can create practically any kind of wedding cake you like, including cupcakes and modern tiered styles. In fact, her sugar flowers are so popular that you can buy them separately!
Looking for wedding catering in Kent? Super Event are the whole package – as well as luxury event catering, they also offer wedding marquee hire and bar packages, so you can get your venue, food and drink in one place! Their wedding catering covers everything from gourmet fine dining to barbecues, hog roasts and evening buffets, with Super Event’s experience team taking care of everything for you, for peace of mind and delicious food.
Wedding transport in Kent
For a cute VW Beetle or a vintage-style VW camper van, then you’ll love Perfect Days. These classic wedding cars are perfect for couples looking for something a little different, and the team can easily help you to personalise them to match your wedding colours or theme. If you can’t decide between their fleet, why not hire separate cars for the bride and her father and the bridesmaids and mother of the groom?
Covering Kent, London, Essex and Surrey, The White Van Wedding Company hires out their beautifully restored VW camper van to brides and grooms who want their wedding day to have a bit of a vintage twist! Perfect for boho, rustic, vintage or festival weddings, this pristine VW van is versatile enough for weddings of any kind.
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