The Castle Westenhanger

£2750 - £12950 for a package
Up to 120
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Romantic medieval castle in Kent with a stately manor house. Three stunning indoor and outdoor ceremony options. One of the largest bridal suites in Kent. As featured in Your Kent Wedding.
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Wedding packages for The Castle Westenhanger are bespoke and created with careful consideration based on your exact requirements. Contact the team for a package price that's tailored to your dream day.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
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.)
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Late Night Extension


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

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
Kosher Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Full Description
The Castle Westenhanger has it all; part medieval castle dating back to 1343, part Grade 1 listed manor house. Nestled in 14 acres of grounds and castle ruins, you'll love the endless photo opportunities that can be found at every turn. With three indoor & outdoor ceremony options, there's a suitable setting for either an intimate wedding or a large celebration. The Castle enjoys a rich history and was once King Henry VIII’s preferred party palace. You will enjoy one of the largest bridal suites in Kent which will be exclusively yours on the morning of your wedding day. Weddings at The Castle Westenhanger are run by the exceptional event planning team at Glow Events. It’s their mission to make your wedding planning journey as enjoyable as possible, and they’ll work with you to create the day of your dreams.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Tania
Congratulations on your exciting news! I can’t wait to meet you, hear about your vision, and show you our breathtaking castle with its manor house, historic ruins, and unique quirks. I’ll be by your side throughout your entire planning journey so that you can concentrate on the fun bits of wedding planning, with none of the stress.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Julie and Roger
Married in December 2019
January 2021
Our special day
Not only is The Castle Westenhanger lovely, the staff are fantastic and we mean that from the bottom of our hearts. Everyone was so polite, friendly and wanting to make our day special. The food was fantastic, DJ was great. It all run smoothly, so organised.
Karen and Barry
Married in May 2019
January 2021
Wedding of our dreams
We had the most amazing wedding day of our dreams at The Castle Westenhanger. It’s the most perfect setting. The team were brilliant and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you all so much for helping us have the most perfect day.
Mr and Mrs Barton
Married in February 2019
January 2021
Perfect from start to finish
We had the most amazing wedding day at The Castle Westenhanger. The team are amazing! Our day was perfect from start to finish.
The Unscripted Collective
Wedding: February 2019
January 2021
Blown away by the beauty of this venue
Stunning venue! I photographed a wedding there this summer with Boutique Wedding Films and was blown away by the beauty of this venue and the kindness of the staff!
Location & Contact Details


Stone Street, Hythe, Kent, CT21 4HX, England

Travel Notes

The Castle Westenhanger is situated in the village of Westenhanger between Ashford and Folkestone near the South Kent coast. It is approximately three miles from the town of Hythe, eight miles from Folkestone, 11 miles from Ashford, 15 miles from Dover and 66 miles from London, with excellent road links courtesy of the M20 (Junction 11). Sat nav postcode for The Castle Westenhanger is CT21 4HX.

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M20 (Junction 11)

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Nearest Airport


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