The Old Kent Barn is a family run, award winning, privately owned venue. We pride ourselves on the quality and warmth of the service we offer, and we personally work tirelessly with our staff to ensure your wedding is perfect in every way for you, your family and your guests.
Open Afternoon for new Brides and Grooms
We’re holding another Open Afternoon on Sunday 11th December from 12-5pm for new enquiries. Please contact us to register before the day.
We’ll have guided tours and there’ll be information packs for you to take home.
Please register your details for this event by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling us on 01303 844 270
We look forward to seeing you.
We can provide a price for your wedding day if you send us your numbers and preferences from the list below.
- Year of planned wedding
- Preferred months
- Preferred days of the week
- Daytime guest numbers
- Evening numbers (inc day guests)
- Food preference (eg 3 course sit down/buffet)
A pre-written email which needs filling can be accessed by clicking here.
For hire costs please view the PDF below. It also includes late availability prices for this year.
Our price includes
- Glamorous dressing room available for bridal party the morning of your wedding
- Wedding planning service
- Gazebo or New Barn for ceremony
- Master of Ceremonies
- New Barn for wedding reception with starlight ceiling, dance floor, tables, chairs, linen, glassware
- Fully serviced bar
- Wedding night in Bridal Suite
- Venue capacity day: 150
- Venue capacity evening: 250
- Landscaped gardens
- Ample guest parking
- plus more
Registrar’s fees are extra & paid direct to them.
For the second time we have been awarded the title of Kent Wedding Venue of the Year. Our team are so thrilled that all their hard work has been recognised. We had a fabulous evening at the awards ceremony and congratulate all the entrants on a fabulous 2016.
2017 Spring - £3,000 reduction
We have three amazing Saturdays available in April 2017. The price has been reduced by £1,000 to £4,500. The dates are 1st, 8th and 29th; the 29th being the Bank Holiday Weekend.
For more information including the amazing things we offer in our venue hire call us on 01303 844 270.
At The Old Kent Barn our mission is to create a truly memorable dining experience.
Our location in the beautiful Garden of England allows our chef to pick the best seasonal, local produce, the highest quality meat and the finest sustainably sourced fish. We take pride in ensuring every dish is thoughtfully created, freshly prepared and beautifully presented.
For weddings you can view the menu below.
Our wine lists and bar
The Old Kent Barn is licensed to serve pre reception and reception drinks and our bar is fully staffed and licensed to serve drinks from when guests arrive until 11.30pm on the day of your wedding. The bar service is included in our venue hire price.
The Old Kent Barn is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty about 15 minutes’ drive from Canterbury, Folkestone, and Dover.
It’s a beautiful part of the world, and as such there are lots of hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs nearby. Please see our recommended list below.
We are producing a new list of recommended suppliers. In the meantime, please ask us directly for any recommendations for your wedding day.