Whitstable Castle & Gardens

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£675 - £4000 for Venue Hire
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Whitstable Castle is a unique & beautiful venue for your perfect day!
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£675
Maximum Price
£4,000
Our pricing is based on packages for 50 guests. However a bespoke price can be provided which will start with the venue hire price dependent on number of hours use and then food, drinks etc will be worked out on top of that price. We are very happy to prepare bespoke prices.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Multiple course wedding breakfast

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£20
Maximum Price
£58
We have several catering options available and each priced individually: finger and fork buffets, luxury afternoon tea, BBQ, hogroasts and formal wedding breakfasts. We also provide homemade canapes.

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£1,750
Maximum Price
£9,450
Number of Guests Included
50
We have several packages based on 50 guests: Gold, Silver, Bronze, Twilight and Ceremony only. The packages are inclusive but we are also happy to provide a bespoke quote for your actual requirements
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Exclusive use
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Canapés included
Furniture included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Castle
Dining Capacity
100
Reception Capacity
100
Usual Access Time
8:00AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00PM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Venue

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

Ceremony & Reception

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

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Cultural Specialists

Other
Full Description
Whitstable Caslte is a unique venue set in 3 acres of delightfully landscaped gardens with beautiful sweeping lawns, a fabulous fountain, reception rooms, sea views and a roof terrace - all just 200m from Tankerton beach and historic Whitstable harbour. We have four ceremonies plus a beautiful Victorian style gazebo for outdoor ceremonies.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Tiffany
Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding day! If you are looking for a fairytale castle wedding at an affordable price look no further than Whitstable Castle. If you need any further information at this stage please let me know.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2005
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
2
Reviews
(6)
Louise & Michael Marsh
Married in January 2022
March 2022
a big thank you
Hello Tiffany I just wanted to send (albeit rather belated) a big thank to you and all the staff for making our wedding day so very special. We all had such a great day and it was thanks to you for taking care of all the details and ensuring it all ran smoothly. For the muzzles, it was so pleasant not being able to see those on display so if it were you that took care of that, thank you so much for that as, for me, it could well have spoilt the day. All the very best for the new year and wishing you every success at The Castle. Michael & Louise Marsh
Diane Young & Mike Smith
Married in January 2022
March 2022
Thank you!
Dear Tiffany and All at Whistable castle Mike and I would like to thank you all for making our wedding a magical day. It was a brilliant experience getting married at the castle . So magical and such a wonderful atmosphere. So my husband and I. Once again would like to thank you and also wish you and your families a very Happ New Year . Stay safe too Best Wishes Diane and Mike Smith xxx
Nicola Morris & Carly Farrow
Married in December 2021
March 2022
best day of our lives!
Morning Tiffany I hope you are well and staying safe I just wanted to thank you so so much, the day was perfect! Best day of our lives Thanks for making it so special for us and everything went perfectly We have been sent a preview of 2 photos but still waiting for the rest!! Literally cannot wait! Hopefully be some good ones! Thanks again for making everything so so special and for all your time and efforts Take care and Happy New Year Nicola
Maria Weston & Steven Orman
Married in August 2021
March 2022
food was amazing!
Hi Tiffany I just wanted to thank you for yesterday, everything went so smoothly and everyone had a wonderful time. I have not spoken to one guest that didn't comment about the food being amazing, and the staff (especially the lovely girls behind the bar) could not have been more friendly and helpful. Yesterday was quite simply the best day of our lives, and I can't thank you enough for making it happen. Thank you Maria
The Woodmans
Married in May 2019
May 2019
Stunning setting, helpful staff, nothing was too much
We had our dream wedding ceremony at the Castle, it was a very hot day and the gardens were stunning. Tiffany and the team were incredibly helpful and looked after all our personalisations. Highly recommend this venue, so many options for wedding photos and accommodation nearby for guests. It felt like we had our own castle for the afternoon.
Ree & Blair
Married in July 2018
August 2018
Thank you for a fantastic and very special day
Thank you so much for making our day special and beautiful. The castle looked stunning and the day flowed beautifully. Both us and our guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves. My husband is especially grateful for your help with keeping him sane and his stress levels down throughout the day. All the staff were absolutely brilliant, helpful, friendly and accommodating. An asset to the castle and made our day special.

Wedding Open Day & Fair

23rd October 2022
A fantastic opportunity to view the Castle setup for a wedding, tour the beautiful landscaped gardens & roof terrace; chat to a few local wedding suppliers and our wedding team.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Tower Hill, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BW, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Whitstable

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M20 and M2

Nearest Train Station

Whitstable

Nearest Airport

Gatwick

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Every wedding that we host is unique and exciting for different reasons.

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

Allow us to take away the stress of the planning.

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

Recently our couples have included loved ones who are no longer with them by creating a memories table for guests to admire before the ceremony. This is a lovely personal touch which is easy for us to accommodate but means a great deal to the families.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Beautiful, unique, relaxed, historic, quirky.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our beautiful Rose Garden during the summer months.

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

Orlando Bloom is a frequent visitor.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Our homemade sticky pigs in blanket are very popular!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows on the roof terrace watching the New Years Eve fireworks over the sea

What is your venue's most unique feature?

We can provide small intimate ceremonies in our beautiful Miles Room for between 4 and 20 guests.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our beautiful landscaped gardens.

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