Bilsington Festival Fields

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£2950 - £4950 for Venue Hire
Up to 450
Exclusive Use
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Beautiful fields set in a peaceful part of Kent with a beautiful 13th century priory backdrop and fabulous views towards the Romney Marsh. Ideal for festival and marquee style weddings.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
£2950 Land Hire Only: Land Hire (Based on 4 days to allow setup, decoration and take down days either side of the event) Event Manager/Coordinator (to take care of all the coordination of suppliers and ensure everything goes according to plan on the big day) Site Security (For Event Day 8 Hours) £4950 (2021) Essential Package includes: Land Hire (Based on 4 days to allow setup, decoration and take down days either side of the event) Event Manager/Coordinator (to take care of all the coordination of suppliers and ensure everything goes according to plan on the big day) Generator (Fuel is charged as extra based on usage) Essential Site Lighting (i.e. Car Park Floodlights, walkway Lights etc) Luxury Mobile Toilet (Accessible toilet available at extra charge) Site Security (For Setup Night and Wedding Day) Waste Removal
What is included in this pricing:
Day before set up available
Exclusive use
Choice of preferred caterers
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
Bespoke catering menus available ranging from Hog Roast and BBQ to 3 course sit down meals. Treat your peckish guests to fish and chips served from a vintage fish and chip van or wood fired pizza served from a horsebox. The choice is yours!
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Sound System Available
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence


In-House Wedding Coordinator
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Open Flame Permitted

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
Set within the stunning 500 acre Bilsington Priory Estate, the Festival Fields are the perfect blank canvas to hold your unique wedding in the heart of the Kent countryside. We are pleased to offer you exclusive use of the festival fields for the duration of your celebrations and we have multiple fields and locations for you to choose the view and set-up that suits you. The location is ideal for couples wanting a wedding with a more relaxed feel or festival vibe. With a stunning 13th century Priory and elegant Edwardian Manor House on one side and endless woodland and valley views on the other you are provided a unique and beautiful backdrop to your celebrations in the fields and perfect photo opportunities throughout the day.

 The festival fields are the ultimate blank canvas for your big day. Hosting an outdoor wedding can sometimes be daunting with so much to think about, however our event manager will happily talk you through the process. You will have a number of different structure options varying in style to choose from and we will be happy to go through these with you, ensuring you make the right choice for your big day.

 We offer a unique opportunity to make your special day exactly what you want with a great selection of our hand picked suppliers. Together we will work with you to create the wedding of your dreams.

 - Blank canvas venue with a choice of hand picked suppliers. - Complete package options to take the stress out of your 'wedmin' - Host your wedding for up to 450 guests - Under 1 Hour from London with good transport links - Onsite Parking - Camping available onsite or a range of local B&B's and Hotels nearby - On the day wedding coordination included - Option for either a celebrant service in the festival field or a civil ceremony in the priory on site] - Exclusive Venue, who value all the personal touches of wedding planning *We still have availability for peak dates in 2021 and 2022*

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Chris
Congratulations on your engagement! Together you're about to embark on planning the most special day in your lives so far and we are here to make it as fun and as easy as possible. Hosting your wedding in the outdoors is a wonderful way to celebrate. With no 4 walls to limit you and your ideas you can really let your imagination run wild and plan something unique to your character. We can help you realize your dreams and create that day you've always wanted. The sky is the limit!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


Bilsington Festival Fields, Bilsington Priory Estate, Priory Road, Kent, TN25 7AU, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M20 Junction 10

Nearest Train Station

Ashford International

Nearest Airport

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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Take a moment during your day to come away from your guests as a newly married couple and stand back, walk around and enjoy your venue and surroundings.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Unique table names/ table centres. This really shows the couples personality's and usually tells a story about their journey.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Peaceful, Romantic, Versatile, Personal, Fun

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Not Yet! Will you be the first?

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What is your venue's most unique feature?

The size of space available to our couples and choice of marquee locations.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Being able to support our couples through the options of hosting an outdoor wedding.