Garden Wedding Venue in Kent

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In-house
Wedding
Coordinator

Three Indoor &
Outdoor Ceremony
Options

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12 Acres of
English Country
Gardens

Your engagement is a whirlwind of joy and excitement. But for many couples, the reality of venue searching and wedding planning can feel overwhelming. Decisions to make, tasks to complete, and family politics to navigate, all while juggling the demands of everyday life. How do people know where to start?

We’ll let you in on a little secret. The people who breeze through their wedding planning checklist and enjoy the process (it’s possible!) have almost certainly chosen a wedding venue with an in-house wedding coordinator. With an expert by your side at every stage of your journey, you can be sure that the countdown to your wedding at The Gardens in Yalding will be as fun and memorable as the day itself.

We're more than your wedding venue

Booking The Gardens as your wedding venue promises more than stunning country gardens, delicious food, and an unforgettable wedding day. It ensures a wedding planning experience that’s not going to leave you feeling frazzled by the time you walk down the aisle.

You’ll be guided through your planning process by our in-house wedding coordinator, Jenny. You’ll also have access to Sonas, our exclusive online wedding planning tool that reduces time-consuming admin. We want your focus to be on what’s actually important… the excitement of marrying the love of your life!

Welcome to your dream English country garden wedding venue. The Gardens in Yalding has 12 acres of beautiful grounds, split into 16 individual garden rooms, showcasing a variety of planting styles and techniques. With an apple orchard, wild woodland, and Victorian Greenhouse donated by HRH Prince Charles, you’ll enjoy endless photo opportunities.

The Gardens is exclusively yours on your wedding day and offers a choice of three ceremony options. The lovingly restored contemporary barn is connected to two interlinked tipis, which provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding breakfast with cascading fairy lights and fire pits.

  • Packages between £6,250 – £14,100
  • In-house wedding coordinator
  • Online planning tool
  • Ceremony Capacity: 130
  • Reception Capacity: 240
  • Exclusive use
  • Licensed for ceremonies
  • Disabled facilities
  • On-site bridal suite
  • Local accommodation options
  • Child-friendly
  • Free on-site parking
  • In-house bar & professional catering

Your Choice of Ceremony Options

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The Gazebo (Up to 130 Guests)

Surrounded by nature with stunning views at every turn, The Gazebo is set within the center of our magnificent gardens. After the ceremony, you and your guests can enjoy exploring the 16 surrounding individual gardens.

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The Barn (Up to 130 Day Guests and 240 Evening Guests)

The Barn provides a versatile space for wedding celebrations. During the winter or for those days when the weather is less kind, The Barn offers a stunning location for your ceremony. It’s also a wonderful space for an unforgettable party.

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The Croft (Up to 80 Guests)

If you’re looking for a more intimate occasion, The Croft offers the perfect ceremony location. Flooded with light for those all-important photographs, it’s the ultimate blank canvas to hold your dream wedding ceremony.

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Your Bridal Suite

Within your package, we are pleased to offer you exclusive use of our dressing room. The dressing room is located on the upper level of the barn and is available from 9am on the day of your wedding right through to midnight.

Your Wedding Reception

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The Tipis (Up to 130 Guests for a Sit Down Meal and 300 for a Buffet)

Connected to The Barn, our quirky tipis add the wow factor to any occasion.

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Romantic fairy lights cascade from the stunning wooden beams while the fire pits exude subtle light and warmth, creating a serene ambience for your wedding breakfast or event.

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Professional Catering

Using the best of seasonal ingredients, our professional catering team will work with you to create your dream wedding breakfast menu. Food and wine tastings are available for all of our couples.

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The Gardens

When holding your wedding ceremony or reception at The Gardens, you will enjoy exclusive access to 12 acres of breathtaking English country gardens for you and your guests to enjoy.

Book Your Tour with Jenny

“From the moment we arrived at The Gardens, we knew it was the one. The venue speaks for itself but the team was incredible from the get-go. They were in constant contact with us both during our 9-month planning stage. The food was OUTSTANDING and everything ran without a hitch on the day. We couldn’t recommend The Gardens enough and all of our guests were blown away.”

Sammi, via Hitched

Our Wedding Packages

FULL PACKAGE (our most popular option)

Everything you need for the perfect wedding ceremony and reception. Created specifically for you, based on the time of year you would like to get married, your preferred day of the week, and your total number of guests.

TWILIGHT WEDDING

There is something so romantic about the sun setting over The Gardens and a twilight wedding captures that moment perfectly. Starting with a late ceremony at around 5pm surrounded by your family and friends.

INTIMATE WEDDING

Dreaming of a smaller wedding? Our intimate wedding package is suitable for up to 30 of your closest family and friends on selected dates in 2021.

3 Steps To Your Dream Garden Wedding

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Click “Book A Tour”
and request your preferred
showround date

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You’ll Hear From Us
to discuss your plans
and provide a quote

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Visit Us In Person
to see if we’re
‘the one’

Tipis Restaurant is Open

As featured in The Telegraph, Kent Online & Kent Live

Following the recent government announcement, we’re excited to be reopening Tipis Restaurant at The Gardens for outdoor dining from 12th April.

 Enjoy locally-sourced British food from our dedicated wedding chefs, be served at your tables by our wedding team, and explore our 12 acres of breathtaking English country gardens. To book a table at Tipis Restaurant, visit our website here.