Chilston Park Hotel

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From £159 pp
Up to 120
53 Bedrooms
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With its lake surrounded by 22 acres of private grounds plus open fires and candlelight, Chilston Park Hotels is a stunning backdrop for your very special occasion.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£159
Hold an intimate wedding with those closest to you whilst your extended guest list can still be involved too. This package includes virtual live streaming of your wedding vows. Share your special day and celebrate with a Champagne reception, 5-course wedding meal with wine and evening snacks served in an elegant private lounge or delivered as room service. Superior room accommodation is included for the wedding couple with plenty of accommodation to cater for your guests who would also like to stay overnight.
What is included in this pricing:
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Couple accommodation included
Canapés included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
180
Usual Access Time
7:00AM
Usual Finish Time
1:00AM

Venue

Water View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
Full Description
Every wedding or civil partnership is uniquely special and we believe your day should reflect this. Our team of professional co-ordinators will help take care of your arrangements and make the whole process seamless. Let us advise on everything from menus to arrival by helicopter. On the day itself, our experienced team will be there to look after you and your guests.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: The Wedding Team
Hello from The Wedding Team, hopefully soon to be Your Wedding Team! We are delighted to be a venue of interest to you. Please let us know if you would like any further information, we can provide a brochure and set up a virtual appointment to answer any initial questions you may have. We are ready and waiting to help you create you dream day at Chilston Park.

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
(24)
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Kayleigh & Rhys
Happy couple Married on June
June 2022
Kayleigh & Rhys
Thank you & all the staff at Chilston for all your help. You went above and beyond to make sure everything was nothing less than perfect. Me and Kayleigh and all of our guests had the best day, food was amazing which everyone has said - can't put it into words. We cannot thank you enough from start to finish.
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Paige & Nick
Happy couple Married on June
June 2022
Paige & Nick
Thank you so much to you and everyone at the team, it was amazing. Our day went so smoothly. A special mention to Lewis as well for being amazing throughout the day!
J
Janice & Lewis
Happy couple Married on June
June 2022
We had the most fabulous day!
We had the most fabulous day! Thank you to all who was involved. Everything went smoothly and the staff were just brilliant. I can not thank you all enough!
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Amanda Buckingham
Wedding: May
May 2022
Thank you all again for a fantastic weekend
I just wanted to let you know everything went perfectly. The food was amazing. The staff were absolutely lovely and we couldn’t have asked for lovelier weather.
A
Alex & Gemma
Happy couple Married on May
May 2022
We had the most amazing day!
Organisation from start to finish made it really easy, with excellent communication - The food was superb, everyone was commenting on how good it was!
R
Rebecca & Robert
Happy couple Married on May
May 2022
We had a truly wonderful wedding
"We had a truly wonderful wedding and only wish we could relive the day again. We would like to thank you and the fantastic team of staff that made it so incredibly special for us. We look forward to coming back for a stay in the future."
Location & Contact Details

Address

Sandway, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 2BE, England

Travel Notes

Travelling clockwise around the M25 Leave junction 3 taking the M20 towards Maidstone and Dover. Leave the M20 at junction 8 and join the A20 towards Lenham. Continue along the A20 passing Leeds Castle and Harrietsham. After passing a BP garage on the left follow signs to Lenham Medieval Village. There are a number of routes into the village, once you reach the square head towards Lenham Station. Continue for approximately 1/2 mile and bear left at the fork into Boughton Road, there will be signs to Chilston Park. At the crossroads go straight over, the hotel drive is 1/4 mile on the left. Travelling anti-clockwise around M25 Leave the M25 at junction 5 onto the M26 towards Maidstone. The M26 merges with the M20 after 10 miles. Leave the M20 at junction 8 and join the A20 towards Lenham. Continue along the A20 passing Leeds Castle and Harrietsham. After passing a BP garage on the left follow signs to Lenham Medieval Village. There are a number of routes into the village, once you reach the square head towards Lenham Station. Continue for approximately 1/2 mile and bear left at the fork into Boughton Road, there will be signs to Chilston Park. At the crossroads go straight over, the hotel drive is 1/4 mile on the left. From the South (from Eurotunnel, Folkestone and Dover) From M20 travelling north towards London leave at junction 9 and follow A20 towards Lenham, pass through Charing and after approximately 2 miles take the turning on the left signed Lenham Village. There are a number of routes into the village, once you reach the square head towards Lenham Station. Continue for approximately 1/2 mile and bear left at the fork into Boughton Road, there will be signs to Chilston Park. At the crossroads go straight over, the hotel drive is 1/4 mile on the left.

Nearest Town

Lenham

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M20 Junction8

Nearest Train Station

Lenham

Nearest Airport

Gatwick

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of them! Every wedding that has taken place here is unique and special in its own way making them all the best. We enjoy seeing the individuality of each and every booking.

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

Enjoy the experience! Planning your perfect day is something you have probably been thinking about for years so when it comes to doing it you should make every moment count! The day of your wedding will fly by so the lead up is so important.

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

It's always great to see how couples choose to distinguish their tables for their table plan. We've seen couples use holiday locations they have been to, different types of gin and even their favourite songs by a particular artist.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Classic Charming Elegant Grand Versatile

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our couples love to get photos walking in front of the Manor House with the glistening fountain in shot. The more natural countryside surrounding the lake also makes for some very romantic pictures.

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

We regard all our wedding couples as celebrities and that's exactly how you should feel on your day which is all about you.

What’s your favourite canapé?

It has to be the mini beef & Yorkshire pudding.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Is there anything better than a bacon roll at midnight? Your guests will love this!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The grand staircase is a showstopper. It is the perfect way to make an entrance on your big day.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

We are very proud of how happy we make our wedding couples on their day. It can be scary to put your trust in others and be sure they will make your day perfect but the glowing feedback we receive from our couples tells us that we do a great job of this!

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