The Night Yard

£2850 - £7150 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
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An award-winning wedding and events venue situated in the heart of the Kent countryside.
Pricing & Costs

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Exclusive use of the venue from 09:00am on the day of your event until the time as specified in your Confirmation of Booking email. Friday and Saturday dates have access until 11:30pm and midweek dates have access until 11:00pm. (Twilight Weddings are available with an access time from 13:00) Accommodate receptions up to 240 people (140 day guests and an additional 100 evening guests). The venue hire charge includes pre-wedding meetings and coordination both of the day and on the day. A professional and experienced team of Event Managers on hand from the booking stage to Your Day Choice of two designated ceremony areas (Under the Eaves and The Glasshouse) The Gallery Toilet and cloakroom facilities The Snug  Vintage 'chill out' corner Fully staffed, stocked and licensed bar. Fully licensed wedding venue. Complimentary Wi-Fi. Stunning Glasshouse with festoon lighting, oak flooring, dimmable lighting with room for formal dining for up to 140 guests. 12 variegated decorative trees in rustic wooden baskets  Vintage cake table  6ft round tables Lime wash Chiavari chairs with velvet cream seat pads Wooden folding ceremony chairs Outdoor seating Grass courtyard Great photographic opportunities with Bertie our vintage tractor and in the apple orchards. Overnight storage facilities.   Car parking for up to 80 cars. Indoor and outdoor power sockets. Fantastic sound system throughout the venue.  Two wireless microphones for speeches are available on request. Well behaved pets welcome at the owners responsibility. We do not charge extra for holding your ceremony at The Night Yard (KCC costs apply)
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Furniture included
Choice of preferred caterers
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

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Our handpicked Caterers: MK Catering; a renowned and well-established catering operation, supplies you with amazing wedding service & food. William Burnett Chef; specialises in tailor-made menus, focused where possible on local, seasonal and foraged ingredients. Scott Anderson Limited; specialists in creating dining experiences using high-quality ingredients. No. 54 Vintage Tea; bespoke homemade catering to reflect your requirements, style and budget using local ingredients as much as possible.
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Corkage charge applicable
Menu tasting included
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

Ceremony & Reception

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


Exclusive Use
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Bridal Changing Facilities
Open Flame Permitted

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
The team at The Night Yard pride itself on our flexibility. We provide a neutral palette, allowing you to dress the venue as little or as much as you like to create the wedding of your dreams. With access to our portfolio of handpicked suppliers and an array of bespoke drink packages provided by our in-house bar team, your day can be made to suit you. Our team of wedding experts is on-hand from the moment you book all the way through to adding the finishing touches, to help you coordinate your special day. Our licensed venue allows for your choice of an indoor or outdoor wedding ceremony. The Courtyard, our outdoor wedding ceremony is held under the eaves in our intimate courtyard, with your guests sitting on the beautiful open lawn space. Our unique set-up allows for the possibility to walk down the aisle together using our two gated entrances. The Courtyard can then transform into an area for your guests to enjoy drinks and canapes post-ceremony, before heading into the Glasshouse for your wedding breakfast. Our stunning Glasshouse is our indoor option for your ceremony. It then transforms into your wedding breakfast room for up to 140 seated guests, with space for a further 100 extra guests for the evening party. There is direct access to our rustic undercover bar, vintage ‘chill out’ corner, and The Gallery, with vaulted beamed ceilings and large bright french doors throughout. Your exclusive use of The Night Yard on the day of your wedding includes: Access to the venue from 9:00 am on the day of your event until closing time. The Night Yard’s in-house bar is well stocked, providing a full array of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. We understand that drinks are a very important part of your day, so we work alongside you to create a drinks package that suits your needs and desires.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Megan & Morgan
Happy couple married in September
September 2022
Everything was seamless and nothing was too much t
"We had our wedding here just last week and loved every single minute of it! We cannot recommend the staff and venue enough! Everything was seamless and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. All our guests were to impressed with the venue and staff too, so proffesional yet so warm and welcoming at the same time. So so beautiful, we couldnt have picked a more perfect place for the day!"
Abbigail & Ben
Wedding: July
September 2022
The venue is amazing and so are the Staff.
"My daughters wedding was on Thursday at The Night Yard and we cannot praise them enough. The venue is amazing and so are the Staff. I am disabled in a wheelchair and a girl came out to greet me and looked out for me all day. Even bringing sun cream out to me. I cannot recommend this Venue enough"
Ellie and Rory Swann
Happy couple married in September
November 2021
Our Perfect Wedding
From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for all of your help in helping us create our perfect wedding. We truly had the best day with the best venue we could ever have hoped for. We hope our friends choose you and The Night Yard for their weddings so we can come back!
Rebekah and Kieran
Happy couple married in October
October 2020
Absolutely beautiful venue and amazing staff
The Night Yard is an incredibly beautiful venue and we are so happy we found it for our wedding! The staff are so friendly and put in a lot of time and effort to make the wedding day as perfect as it can possibly be. We got married at the Night Yard during the pandemic so it was a very difficult time to organize a wedding for everyone however the Night Yard staff were very understanding and did all they could to keep the day as special as it could be under the guidelines. I would definitely recommend the Night Yard to anyone looking for a beautiful relaxed charming wedding venue! Thank you to everyone for all their work!
Jemma and Scott
Happy couple married in October
October 2020
COVID Wedding!
The team at The Night Yard were fab in ensuring our day still went ahead, despite numerous set-backs and a global pandemic. We had a wonderful day and it really is such a beautiful venue, we are so happy we still went ahead.
Ashleigh and Tom
Happy couple married in October
October 2020
The Night Yard - Everything I dreamt of and more
"The Night Yard is the most mesmerizing venue I’ve ever seen. From the moment I stepped out of my car I had the feeling of you know this is the one... The venue is so flexible with whatever needs and creations you may want to fill for your day. No matter what imagination and vision you have, the team will ensure your vision is delivered no matter what. The entire run up to my wedding day was everything I’ve dreamt of and more thanks to all at The Night Yard. To see the venue on the day of my wedding filled with all that I had chosen and to see the team at The Night Yard ensuring my day went smoothly was one of the most memorable moments I have ever had."

Open Day

25th February 2023
Join us on Saturday 25th February for our Open Day. Please email [email protected] to register your attendance. Look forward to meeting you!
Location & Contact Details


Highland Court Farm, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5HW, England

Travel Notes

Sat nav post code: CT4 5HW

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Nearest Motorway & Junction


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Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

A Kentish Ceremony

Industry Awards (3)

Bridebook South East Venue of The Year 2018
Kent Wedding Awards Finalist 2017 'Something Different' Venue
Kent Wedding Awards Finalist 2016 'Something Different' Venue

Accreditations (5)

Boho Wedding Directory
Coco Wedding Venues
Creative Brides
Your Kent Wedding

Bridebook Awards (2)


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

Work out how many items you need for each of your tables and take a notepad to the venue to jot down what's required to decorate the different areas of your space

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

We love when couples get in some quirky furniture or venue styling. The Night Yard allows well behaved pets which makes it truly personal to those wanting their pets to be part of their special day.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Festival vibe Exclusive Family friendly Rustic Pet friendly Flexible

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

We have numerous fantastic photo opportunities but The Glasshouse and under the eaves have proved so far to be the most popular.

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

That would be telling!!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Being lovers of food... We love them all!!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Marshmallows cooked over the fire pit.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The fabulous new Glasshouse stands proud in a central courtyard surrounded by a beautiful cloistered barn. These features are what make the whole venue quite unique.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The guests instantly feel at ease in the venue which creates a fantastic atmosphere. Children and well behaved pets are welcome at The Night Yard.