Knockwood Bespoke Receptions

£2300 - £2300 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
1 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
3 days venue hire Fully furnished luxury bell tent accommodation on the night of the wedding for the happy couple On the day co-ordination - Minimum of 3 Knockwood staff members Discrete event security (x1 Male & x1 Female) Luxury hand finished oak toilet facilities - 1 ladies and 1 men’s* Amplified Music until 11.30pm All onsite meetings and viewings (couple, family and suppliers) Running water Ample car parking Venue Hire Fees: 2020 & 2021 - £2,600 2020 - Please enquire We are a DIY/blank canvas style outdoor reception venue. You hire the meadow from us, and bring in all of your own suppliers (marquee/tipi, catering, décor etc.) *Additional toilet facilities will be required for disabled guests
What is included in this pricing:
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted


Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
Full Description
🌺 Outdoor Reception Venue in Canterbury, Kent 🌺 Knockwood Bespoke Receptions - Country Wedding and Events Venue is a family run, meadow reception venue just outside of Canterbury offering gorgeous views and a blank canvas to create your ideal reception. Knockwood offers a beautiful setting for your country wedding reception and you have the option to plan every detail from scratch. We are lucky enough to live on this beautiful smallholding and would like to share it with you, therefore our approach is personal and we hope you love it here as much as we do. We'll help you book your marquee or tipi and plan every detail. Prices start from £2,600 for 3 days venue hire, accommodation and toilets. Please note that the marquee and tipi is in addition to the £2,300.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
James & Becky
Wedding: October
October 2018
Open Weekend
We recently attended Knockwood's open weekend. The owners were very welcoming and explained how the venue works. We're really looking forward to going back and booking it as our venue!
Wedding: August
October 2018
Works Summer BBQ
We've used Knockwood to host our works summer family bbq for the last 3 years. They've always been so accommodating and we look forward to coming back year after year. The open space is a lovely environment for work colleagues and families to come together.
Wedding: May
December 2018
Private Garden Party / Baby Shower
The Knockwood Team are just fab! We used just the front lawns to hold a baby shower. They went above and beyond and were so helpful. It's just a lovely place!
Fox and Braces
Wedding: May
November 2018
A thing of beauty
We are a DJ company that visit many wedding venues around the UK, and Knockwood Bespoke Receptions certainly stands out from the rest. A beautiful location run by incredibly polite, helpful and professional people... what more could you wish for! We absolutely love it and can not wait for our next visit!
Lucy Day
Wedding: March
November 2018
Relaxed countryside venue. Nothing too much trouble.
'Knockwood' is a really special place, perfect for relaxed countryside wedding celebrations. I wholeheartedly recommending them. The team are very helpful and proactive, and if you're looking for a peaceful spot for your wedding day, Knockwood is ideal.
Rebecca & Ben
Happy couple married in August
October 2018
Couldn't have been happier!
From the second we contacted Knockwood, the owners were so helpful and thoughtful. They made us feel so welcome. It was difficult for us to find a space where we could truly make our own and, Knockwood gave us that opportunity. We loved it, thank you!
Location & Contact Details


Canterbury, Kent, England

Travel Notes

We are situated just off the A252 in an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M20 - Junction 9

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Lydd -Gatwick

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Press & Awards

Bridebook Awards (1)


Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

July 2016 - Had over 250 guests (& even more in the evening!). It was a stunning rustic country style filled with beautiful sun flowers and unconditional love.

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

As our meadow is a blank canvas, an open mind full of ideas!

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

Attention to detail goes along way.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, Fun, Desirable, Country, Creative

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Under our gorgeous quirky oak tree.

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

Not yet ;-)

What’s your favourite canapé?

Chorizo and prawn skewers

What’s your favourite midnight treat?


What is your venue's most unique feature?

Uninterrupted country views.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

It's our home and we love it! It's in such a beautiful location in an area of ' Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

Bridebook Benefits

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