Nettlestead Place

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£6000 - £7000 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
1 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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This beautiful waterside manor house provides the ideal setting for your wedding day. Ceremonies take place outside in the Rose Garden or 13th century Undercroft in the Manor
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,000
Maximum Price
£7,000
The venue and wedding marquee are included in the fee of £7,000.00 for Saturday weddings in the months from April to September in 2023, weddings on Fridays are £6,600.00 and reduced further still on Mondays to Thursdays to £6,000.00. All fees include Vat.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
External caterers not permitted
Multiple course wedding breakfast

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£88
Maximum Price
£99
The above pricing includes Canapes and Wedding breakfast plus Drinks Collection for adults
What is included in this pricing:
Menu tasting included
Set menu options only
Table linen included
Cutlery included
Bespoke menu available
Minimum numbers apply

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£53
Maximum Price
£64
Minimum Number of Guests
60
Above pricing is for the wedding breakfast meal only. We offer Canapes and a full Evening Menu Offering. Drinks Collections are priced from £22.75 per adult guest
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
200
No. of Bedrooms
1
Sleeps No. of People
2
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted

Venue

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

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
Nettlestead Place is a medieval manor listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 set in the heart of Kent. It has for centuries staged lavish celebrations and is now exclusively available for weddings and other celebrations. The 14th century gatehouse stands to the west of the manor at the start of the private drive and is an impressive entrance for the bridal party. St Mary's Church is the neighbouring church and just a 5 minute walk to Nettlestead Place. Nettlestead Place offers an exclusive unique English country setting with award winning gardens, striking medieval manor, a location that is genuinely a perfect wedding venue. The manor is steeped in history and is still a family home but it can be exclusively used for weddings. It is a true gem of a venue! The 13th century Undercroft is a truly unique location for wedding ceremonies and is characterised by 3 medieval pillars. An historic and striking setting for such an important occasion. The Undercroft can seat up to 120 guests. The stunning Rose Garden is the setting for outdoor ceremonies, with a wooden Gazebo sitting at the base of a large lime tree. The aromas and the beauty of the rose garden make this a truly romantic setting. After the wedding ceremony guests can enjoy champagne and canapes on the broad terraces overlooking the manors sunken pond. The celebrations can continue as guests can wander through the idyllic gardens, famous throughout Europe, across manicured lawns, paths and water features, surveying the beautiful Kent countryside on their way to the wedding marquee.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sharon Page
If you are looking for a wedding venue that is truly private and magical then look no further than Nettlestead Place it is a hidden gem. We stage only 35 weddings throughout spring, summer and early autumn so you are guaranteed a private exclusive wedding venue for your wedding celebration. Our sole in house Caterers work exclusively with us at Nettlestead Place so you don't have to decide between many catering companies.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2005
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(26)
J
Jay & Ellie
Happy couple Married on May
June 2022
Fantastic venue and beautiful setting
Me and my partner got married here in May 2022 and had the most fantastic day. All of our guests absolutely loved it too. The gardens are beautiful and such a romantic setting to get married in! Would highly recommend getting married in the rose garden if the weather allows, you will not regret it!
N
Nathan and Stephanie Wells
Happy couple Married on May
June 2022
The day was perfect - although it went way too qui
Thank you again so much for all your work in helping us to plan our wedding. We were delighted with the event and the memories which we will hold for the rest of our lives. The day was perfect - although it went way too quickly! We will also contact Amanda and Fernando to pass on our thanks and gratitude.
D
Debbie and Owen Manktelow
Happy couple Married on April
June 2022
Amazing Wedding Day
Just to say thank you for helping to make our (long awaited) day go really well. It was amazing, thank you! You helped so much to put us both at ease. The food was amazing, everyone enjoyed it. A lot said it was the best food that they had at wedding. The staff were superb at serving too.
H
Helen and Edward Wort
Wedding: October
December 2021
It was a beautiful and memorable day, and this is a wonderful venue.
Our daughter was married at Nettlestead Place on 11 September. It was a beautiful and memorable day, and this is a wonderful venue. The undercroft is an intimate setting for the ceremony and perfect for the number of guests we had. There is a sense of formality about it which is important, but it’s not overbearing. It was just right for what my daughter wanted. The gardens are beautifully kept. There are plenty of settings for photos, and I noticed quite a few of our guests just wandering round enjoying the surroundings. It really is a lovely place. It is true that we were very fortunate with the weather, but there are rainy day options for photos too. The marquee worked really well for the meal and the band afterwards. The food service all went very well, including for the evening buffet. Everyone I managed to speak to really enjoyed the day as much as we did, so thanks to Sharon and the various suppliers for helping to make the event a success.
J
Jessica and Sam Leavens
Wedding: September
December 2021
We were overwhelmed with everything from the service
Hi Sharon just a email to say thank you for all that you made happen for Sam & Jess’s wedding on Saturday. We were overwhelmed with everything from the service All the settings the meal and excellent service. Please thank your two sons for working the bar they were excellent and not forgetting Ellie and the other guy who’s name escapes me. Apologies. We wish you every success for the future. Kindest regards. John & Lesley Leavens.
D
Deborah and Wayne Matthews
Happy couple Married on August
December 2021
Everyone loved the venue
Thank you Sharon for making our day go off perfectly. Everyone loved the venue. Rgds Debbie
Location & Contact Details

Address

Nr Wateringbury, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5HA, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Maidstone

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Leave the M25 at J5 and continue on the M26 for 8 miles

Nearest Train Station

Wateringbury

Nearest Airport

Gatwick

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Press & Awards
(1)

Press & Awards (1)

A Kentish Ceremony Magazine and Your Kent Wedding Magazine
FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Every wedding is amazing and the best weddings are when everyone is so happy from start to finish.

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

Stay calm and don't overthink your wedding day, everything will be perfect on the day

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

Personal homemade jars of jam and chutney as favors for the guests to take home.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Stunning, quintessentially english, romantic, tranquill

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

On the small bridge in front of the sunken pond with the manor house as the backdrop

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

Yes!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Duck Sausage Rolls with Garlic Mayonnaise

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Waffles with syrup

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Stunning landscaped gardens.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Offering a high standard of service and my commitment to each couple to make their wedding day perfect for them their family and friends

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftYes
Bridebook Special OfferYes