Inn On The Lake

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£2000 - £2000 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
75 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Ohhh we are so happy to be back doing what we love and we cannot wait to welcome you to our dreamy lakeside venue. Drop us a message and get your lakeside wedding tour booked in!
Nestled within twelve acres of stunning woodland, The Inn on the Lake is a secluded and picturesque wedding location with beautiful and spacious suites.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£2,000
Maximum Price
£2,000
Hall hire White linen table clothes Staff Lakeside patio

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£13
Maximum Price
£30
From buffets to sit down meals

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£60
Maximum Price
£140
Minimum Number of Guests
50
Our Lakeside and White Swan Packages include the following: Wedding ceremony venue with decorated gazebo*, dressed chairs & carpet welcome* (Lakeside Package) Use of patio, gazebo & jetty for pre & post wedding photographs* *(subject to timing & weather) Complimentary bio-degradable or house dried petal confetti (subject to availability) Pre-dinner canapés (lakeside package only) & welcome drink Personalised three course dinner Handmade marquee style white ceiling drapes in lakeside room Hessian decorated vases**, log centrepiece & LED candles or Silk lily vases, tall candelabras, mirror disc & LED candles (centrepieces are for day tables only) **(flowers not included) White table cloths & quality paper napkins in choice of colour White chair covers and organza bow in hessian, lace or choice of colour House red, white & rose wine served with starter & main Sparkling wine for the speeches Children’s activity packs Wedding cake table, silver stand, knife & cutting service Easel for table plan Rustic wooden boxes for cards & presents Customised signage around hotel & grounds House DJ including lighting & personalised playlist Choice of BBQ, hog roast or evening buffet Sweetie table or popcorn bar Complimentary ‘wedding eve’ stay for the bride (only valid on Friday nights for Saturday weddings) Spa lakeside bridal suite & breakfast in bed Dedicated wedding planner & table dresser 2 tickets to a midyear tribute night of your choice sample our food and our house DJ (subject to availability) Complimentary ticket for the bride to be with any hen party booking (valid on midyear tribute nights & subject to availability) Black Swan Package Wedding ceremony venue Decorated gazebo*, dressed chairs & red carpet welcome* (*weather permitting) Use of patio, gazebo and jetty for pre wedding and post wedding photographs Exclusive access to the patio for whole evening Pre-dinner welcome drink Hessian decorated vases**, log centrepiece & LED candles or Silk lily vases, tall candelabra
What is included in this pricing:
Canapés included
Furniture included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£4,150
Maximum Price
£9,500
Number of Guests Included
70
Wedding Ceremony Venue Decorated Gazebo*, Dressed Chairs & Red Carpet Welcome* (*weather permitting) Use of patio, gazebo and jetty for pre-wedding and post wedding photographs (Subject to timing & weather) *Lakeside package has exclusive access to the patio for whole evening Complimentary bio-degradable or house dried petal confetti (Subject to availability) Pre-Dinner Canapés & Welcome Drink Personalised Three Course Meal Choose from our list of home cooked and, where possible, locally sourced produce Silk Lily Vases Mirror Disc, Table Sparkles and Candles (Day guest tables only) White Table Cloths & Quality Paper Napkins (Choice of colours) White Chair Covers and Organza Bow (Choice of colours & material) House Wine Served with Starter & Main Red, white and rose Children’s Party Packs A Glass of Sparkling Wine for the Speeches Wedding Cake Table, Stand, Knife and Server Choice of BBQ, Hog Roast or Evening Buffet Complimentary ‘Wedding Eve’ Stay for the Bride (Only valid on Friday nights for Saturday weddings) Spa Lakeside Bridal Suite & Breakfast in Bed Dedicated Wedding Planner & Table Dresser 2 Tickets to a Midyear Tribute Night of Your Choice Sample our food and our house DJ (subject to availability) Complimentary Ticket for the Bride to Be with any Hen Party Booking (valid on midyear tribute nights & subject to availability)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
200
Reception Capacity
300
No. of Bedrooms
75
Sleeps No. of People
160
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering
Halal Catering

Venue

Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Ballroom
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted

Ceremony & Reception

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

Cultural Specialists

Full Description

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Laura, Eszter & Natalie
Hello you, you wonderful wedding couple. We can't wait to start planning your dream wedding day with us at the Inn on the Lake. Happy planning!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1990
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
4
Reviews
(4)
L&W
Married in July 2021
September 2021
Perfect wedding
Hi Ladies, I just want to say a big massive thank you for your help with arranging and planning our Wedding, the whole day went absolutely perfect and we wouldn’t change anything. As this pandemic is still going on, we were so worried with how it will turn out and what the guests would think. You all kept reassuring me that everything would be fine and honestly you ladies made our Wedding perfect(we wouldn’t of been able to do it without you!), as we’ve been looking back on it these last couple of days we keep saying how happy we are to of had our special day at your beautiful venue. Even without the pick n mix, buffet and DJ all our guests still had such an amazing night and have been commenting that it’s been one of the best weddings they have been to! Again thank you ladies so so much, you’re all amazing at your jobs and we will definitely return for a stay in your gorgeous hotel. Take care L&W
Sue & Steve
Married in July 2019
April 2020
A Hidden Gem
We celebrated our Wedding at The Inn on the Lake, having the Swan Package. From the initial planning, to our wedding eve dinner with close family and friends and our actual wedding day, everything was perfect. We worked as a team, the planners listened to what we wanted in our celebrations and they went beyond our expectations. The room where myself & 4 bridesmaids got ready was modern and spacious with a wonderful view of the lake, the reception hall looked amazing, the food was delicious and it was lovely to have the flower/plant laden outside space and lake backdrop for those guests who prefer not to party hard and also our fabulous firework display. You can’t hear the motorway as some people may think. A big thank you to Laura and her staff for making our special day a memorable one. The Inn on the Lake is truly is a hidden gem!
Laura & Stephen
Married in April 2019
April 2020
Our Easter Magic
We got married on Easter weekend 2019 and it was the best of our lives! From the moment we met Eszter, we knew we'd found the perfect venue. Everything was so easy, without trouble and fuss and the day was everything and more. We just wish we could repeat the day every year!
Emma
Wedding: April 2019
April 2020
Best wedding experience!
This was the most incredible wedding I have ever been to. The ceremony itself was intimate and romantic overlooking the stunning lake, yet could hold a large number of guests. We didn’t have to travel anywhere, so it flowed from the ceremony into a reception meal, which tasted fantastic. Then there was a huge party afterwards, which included fireworks at the end - perfect. Staff couldn’t do enough for us and our room overlooked the lakes, which was lovely to wake up to and have a coffee. Cannot recommend this venue enough!

11-3pm

17th October 2021
11-3pm Come along and see the Lakeside suite and outdoor spaces set up as they would be for your wedding. Speak to one of our dedicated wedding coordinators and book your event on the day.
Location & Contact Details

Address

A2 Shorne, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 3HB, England

Travel Notes

It is best to use Google Maps to find us - Sat Navs may show old routes.

Nearest Town

Gravesend

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A2

Nearest Train Station

Gravesend or Ebbsfleet International

Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

A wedding back in 2019 was like being at a 90s dance festival! We had Ultra 90s (band) creating an insane rave with glowsticks, glitter face painting, a spectacular lightshow and a packed dancefloor. Outside was a BBQ, an ice cream cab and a caravan photo booth. The fireworks later that night were incredible.

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

You don't have to take the advice given to you, but listen to it, sleep on it and decide as a couple.

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

The eco-theme. One wedding used leaves from their garden as name cards and reused everything post-weddding

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Picturesque, Atmospheric, Enchanting, Friendly, Distinguished

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

On the jetty overlooking the largest lake and fountain

What’s your favourite canapé?

The biggest one

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

The drink served at last orders!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The beautiful lake surrounded by woodland

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Everything about our weddings, of course