Sackville School

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£1500 - £2500 for Venue Hire
Up to 100
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Sackville School is a majestic country house in Kent built by Charles Finch Kemp in 1866 that stands in 23 acres of stunning countryside and woodland - the perfect ‘wow’ factor for your wedding.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Our dry hire package starts at £1500. Or if you want catering we have buffet options or sit down options available. We can show you a selection of menus and price per person, come and talk to us about what your looking for. If you prefer to do your own catering we can offer a gazebo/tent plus tables.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Choice of preferred caterers

In-house catering
(price per head)

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Our In-house catering price depends on how many people and what kind of menu you are looking for. We can offer buffet options from £14.95 per person or sit down meal options from £30 per person, come and talk to us and we can show you options.

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Number of Guests Included
We offer three price packages and also a mix and match option depending on your needs and requirements. The basic price includes the venue and then other options available can include catering and additional items.
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity


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

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted


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

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Asian Catering
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Kosher Catering
Full Description
Sackville School is a Grade I listed Mansion set in a picturesque setting in the village of Hildenborough, Kent and located just 10 minutes from a main line station, close to local amenities and a variety of hotel accommodation within close proximity. The sweeping driveway through the our front gates are a feature that will impress. We offer exclusive use of the grounds, event planning before and on the day plus a selection of games available. Our luxurious Marquee looks out onto unspoiled countryside towards the High Weald and the surrounding land with Redwood trees, forest and lake providing great settings for photographic opportunities that will give you unique and high profile images to set your wedding apart from the crowd. Sackville School can offer flexibility and choice. Choose our 'dry hire' option giving you access to the space a day before the big event and a day after to help ease the stress on the day or choose from one of our packages. We have our exclusive partner Holly Dallison on site from who will be able to help you plan your day and give you the best advice. Come and view the space for yourselves, we look forward to meeting you, Elaine and the team at Sackville School

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Elaine Foster-Gandey
Dear Bridal couple, If we can help make your special day easier by meeting up & showing you around we would love to help. We can talk you through our different options and discuss any ideas with you. Look forward to meeting you, Elaine and the team at Sackville Weddings.


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


Tonbridge Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 9HN, England

Travel Notes

We are super easy to find, just off the A21 and only 25 mins from Gatwick airport. Our train station at Hildenborough is an 8 minute walk to our School.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Press & Awards


Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Student graduates from Sackville School coming back to the school years later to tie the knot.

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

Be open to new ideas and suggestions and remember that your Wedding does not have to cost the earth.

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

Wild flowers and effortless style used for the tables and decorations.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Warm, inviting, Stylish, Grand, Traditional

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The classic frontage of our Edwardian Mansion.

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

Dame Kelly Holmes

What’s your favourite canapé?

Blinis with smoked salmon and caviar

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Goats cheese, walnuts on a black rye bread

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The stunning grounds

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our dry hire option - use of the venue and grounds and access to the space the day before alleviating any additional stress so that the couple have the best day possible.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount5%
Bridebook Special OfferA bottle of bubbly on confirmation