Hever Castle, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, offers a stunning Castle wedding venue in Kent.
Whether it’s the stately grandeur of the Castle itself, the country house atmosphere of The Astor Wing or the stunning lakeside location of The Italian Garden, Hever Castle offers a wedding venue to suit all your wedding day dreams.
The Astor Wing is a private wing of Hever Castle, created in Tudor style by William Waldorf Astor in 1903. Offering peace, tranquillity and seclusion, The Astor Wing offers an exclusive use venue in one of the most historic and beautiful settings in England.
The oak panelled Tudor Suite Sitting Room, overlooking the Castle and formal lawns, provides the perfect ambience for an intimate ceremony for up to 60 guests. Reception drinks are taken in The Music Room, or, weather permitting, on the Tudor Suite Terrace overlooking the croquet lawn and moat. The Tudor Suite Dining Room, again shrouded with oak panelling and boasting a magnificent fire place, can accommodate up to 64 guests for a wedding breakfast.
The Moat Restaurant can be transformed into spacious venue for music and dancing for up to 120 guests.
During the winter months, The Castle Inner Hall and Dining Room are available to hire for wedding ceremonies and receptions for maximum numbers of 40. The splendour of this charming Castle boasts ornate panelling and carved columns in Italian walnut. There is an impressive minstrel’s gallery, a fine collection of antique furniture, original paintings and a splendid working fireplace for a roaring log fire.
Summer months see the Award Winning Italian Garden come to life as weddings take place under the beautiful arched columns of the Italian Loggia overlooking the 38 acre lake.
This magical lakeside location, accommodating from 80 – 180 guests can also be extended to your drinks reception where guests can take in the views from the stone piazza complete with our very own inspired Trevi fountain.
A short walk away is the Guthrie Pavilion. Extensively refurbished in Palladian style, the vaulted ceilings and full length arched windows make for a light and airy atmosphere keeping the romantic backdrop of the lake and gardens. With a license until 1.00am, the Guthrie Pavilion is also suitable for evening receptions and discos or live bands to round off your special day.