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On Hitched.co.uk since 2022

Last update: September 2023

Situated in the heart of Kent, Brandshatch Place is an elegant Georgian mansion perfectly suited for your wedding day. The sophisticated redbrick house offers elegant proportions, nestled away at the end of a long tree-lined drive and surrounded by 12 acres of parkland and gardens – giving you the exclusivity and stunning backdrop you deserve on such a special day!

Built in 1806 by the Duke of Norfolk as his country home, Brandshatch Place remained a prestigious private residence until 1977. However, now it stands as one of Kent’s most beautiful and luxurious hotels. Boasting an award-winning on-site Spa & Health Club, a selection of well-appointed function rooms, and the option of exclusive use, it’s the perfect location for a personal celebration in Kent.

With a license to host your ceremony, Brandshatch Place can host your day from start to finish. From the intimate Boardroom to the light-flooded Oak Room, there is a choice of settings for your ceremony. Meanwhile, for your wedding breakfast and evening reception, you could make use of the expansive Atrium Bar or the spacious Terrace Suite.

When it comes to your wedding, we will serve up a modern British menu of truly delicious food. Our Chef is more than happy to create a bespoke menu, or you can choose from one of our impressive set menus.

When the celebrations have drawn to a close, the hotel offers a total of 38 beautifully furnished bedrooms for you and your guests to retire to. Including 2 Master Suites and 4 Junior Suites – it is a little slice of luxury you deserve on your wedding night!

For more information on weddings at Brandshatch Place can host, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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  • We are delighted to inform you that we are licensed to host Civil Ceremonies.
  • During the weeks prior to your wedding, we will be on hand to offer guidance and reassurance.
  • We only cater for 1 wedding per day in order to dedicate ourselves to you.
  • We have a variety of packages for you to choose from, allowing the day to be tailored to your needs and budget.
  • We are happy to hold 20 Executive Rooms for your wedding party.
  • Extensive gift voucher range available www.handpickedhotels.co.uk/gifts ideal for pre and post-wedding experiences, gifts or thank you's

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Sporting
Small hotel
Historic
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool
Health suite
Beautician
Fitness centre

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Helipad
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Reviews for Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa

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Trina Sent on 29/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Summer Wedding 2019

After being greeted so warmly by all the staff and suppliers at one of the wedding open days, and seeing all the hotel had to offer my daughter knew that Brandshatch Place Hotel was the right venue for their wedding.

Throughout the planning stage from meetings to menu and wine tastings and during the weekend of the wedding all the staff were so friendly and so helpful,

The day surpassed our expectations, nothing was too much trouble and everyone worked so hard to make it the most perfect day.
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Sophie Sent on 26/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue

The facilities and staff at Brandshatch Place are second to none. Every detail was planned in advance and all our wants and needs were met. The staff on the day were friendly, helpful and the day ran seamlessly. Nothing was too much trouble and the rooms and food was amazing. We wish we could do it all again!
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Debbie Sent on 28/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect wedding day at Brandshatch Place Hotel & S

We had the most perfect wedding day at this fantastic venue. From the very start the staff bent over backwards to accommodate our requests. Nothing was too much trouble.

We were made to feel special and the wedding felt very personal. The attention to detail was impressive, even giving the bride slippers to wear during the meal so she could take off the heels!

We were so impressed with the staff at the hotel, who are all very polite, friendly and professional. It felt like our wedding really mattered to them despite the fact they hosts weddings most weekends.

The meal was beautiful and the service impeccable. It was great to be able to give our guests a choice of menu which a lot of other venues don't offer.

The function room looked absolutely stunning, the candelabras with lit candles being a lovely feature. Everything ran like clockwork, the staff made it feel very relaxed and effortless although they obviously worked extremely hard.

All our guest have been very complimentary about the wedding venue, so many have said it was the best wedding they have been to! For us it was simply perfect.

We could go on, every detail was thought of, indeed some we hadn't even thought of!

Thank you Brandshatch Place Hotel for the most special wedding, we could not have asked for more and have such happy memories of a wonderful day.
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Joe Sent on 15/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Seamless

Just wanted to thank you and your team for making our Wedding day such a special day.

Everything went seamlessly and without any issues and we could not be any happier.
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Mary Sent on 07/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Team

Your team were so amazing. I couldn't fault them! Thank you for being an outstanding wedding coordinator. Everything was perfect.
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Fernando Sent on 06/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Exceptional quality

Thank everyone for their professionalism and exceptional quality of attention.
Everything went absolutely perfect!! We felt welcome, exceptionally well looked after and attended. The staff was courteous, kind, helpful , every detail was considered.

We are very grateful for a fantastic experience.

Once again, thanks very much indeed for everything and please extend our gratitude to the rest of the team.
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Anonymous Sent on 06/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Brilliant Day

We really had such a brilliant day from start to finish and a big thank you for everybody for all their hard work. We were looked after so well. And the bunny napkins were amazing We loved them they were much better than We imagined them to be in fact we were so delighted with how everything looked in the terrace suite it looked beautiful and very elegant.
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Vivienne Sent on 06/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Singing the praises of the hotel staff

Thank you for all your assistance in making Alaina & Lee’s day so perfect, we were so lucky with the weather.

Everybody was singing the praises of the hotel staff and I would like to say a special thank you to the receptionist on Friday night / Saturday morning,
She is a real asset.
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Mrs Sent on 03/03/2017
5 out of 5 rating

The absolute best day of our lives !

In the lead up to the wedding everything went perfectly well. Staff always in hand to talk with you and support you. We honestly couldn't of wishes for anything more on our big day- but overal, start to finish, the service was just amazing. Every little detail was taken care of, no hiccups no stresses, we had 100 day guess, 40% of these young children.
Here's the email we sent staff afew days after the wedding. I think this really sums up everything!!!

Emma & Team, ( please share )

We honestly don't know where to start! We had such an amazing day! More than we could of ever imagined! We will be popping in shortly to give personal thanks! All of the staff were absolutely OUTSTANDING !
Our special thanks goes to Emma, Paul, Brad - we have no words to thank you for making our day so very lovely and looking after us and our family ! Your hard work and care was 100% the whole entire time! Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts xxx

Mr & Mrs Toop
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Joanne Sent on 23/02/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Jo & Jum's Perfect Wedding Day

Well what can I say.....
We both wanted a venue where all our friends & family could share our special day under one roof, with the choice of booking a room for themselves.
Brandshatch Place Hotel was the first venue i visited July '16 (actually the only one!!) because it felt perfect for me. Especially after speaking with Lizzie (wedding coordinator) i was then making enquires what dates available for 2017! Then 17th Feb '17 was free, so i was more than happy as its our 3rd anniversary together....it also meant just over 6 months to organise!!!!
I can honestly say from the start Lizzie was always on hand for me by phone/email.
I stayed overnight before with my mum/bridesmaids for my big day which was the perfect chilled out evening. After breakfast it all began....
We had a sneak preview of Lisa's work (Flowers&Sparkle) which was amazing.
Then it was time to get ready.....anything we wanted the staff were there on hand to assist us. Barry (Toastmaster) together with the Function manager insured smooth running from start to finish.
Everyone kept saying how calm i was. I honestly feel knowing you have everything in place and a team around you like i had at Brandshatch there isnt anything to be nervous about. 100% job well done to one & all
Jum & I cant thank you enough and we know where we are spending our 1st Anniversary!!!
Xxxx
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Si Sent on 22/02/2017
5 out of 5 rating

First class service in an intimate location

Had our ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening celebration at the Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa on Friday 3rd February 2017. Was a fantastic day and all our guests commented on the professionalism of service along with how good quality the food was. Lizzie from the hotel who worked with us over the year to plan the wedding was equally fantastic. Great location for smaller (50-100 guests) wedding celebrations. The package we chose was excellent value.
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L Sent on 09/12/2014
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you

Dear Lizzie and all the team at Brandshatch Place

We would like to thank you all for making our wedding day such a special and memorable occasion.

The food and drink were excellent and the service provided by all staff was exceptional.

We were delighted with the presentation of the function rooms, bedrooms and hotel grounds.

Everybody had a wonderful time.

Best Wishes
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C Sent on 15/07/2014
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you

Dear Emma,

Chris and i would like to thank you, Kenny, Andy and the team for making our special day so memorable.

Brandshatch Place was the perfect venue for our winter wedding. It was great to have exclusive use of the hotel and meant we could really celebrate with our family and friends.

Thank you again.
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Anonymous Sent on 18/12/2013
5 out of 5 rating

16th August 2013

Dear Catherine & All the Staff
Thank you all so much for organising and running our wedding on the 16th August. Despite us being late (were so sorry) you helped make our day run so smoothly. The little touches you included such as our names on our dessert plates.The feedback that we received from everyone who came was nothing but positive. Everything was so perfect and we couldnt have been happier.
Take Care and all the best
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Anonymous Sent on 18/12/2013
5 out of 5 rating

12th July 2013

Dear Emma
We just wanted to thank you for all your hard work throughout the lead up and on the day of our wedding. We had such a wonderful day and cant thank you and the rest of the staff at Brandshatch Place Hotel enough for making it so special.
You were a pleasure to deal with and we could not have hoped for a better wedding reception.
Everything went so smoothly and you were so accommodating. The food was also fantastic.

Many Thanks
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Planning your perfect day.....why not visit us on the 30th June between 12 pm and 3 pm, meet with our dedicated team and recommended suppliers to try your dreams into reality.

Sample food tasting will also be available on the day from 1 pm.

Date: From 30/06/2024 to 30/06/2024 Schedule 12:00 - 15:00
Place: Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham, Kent

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Brands Hatch Road DA3 8NQ Fawkham (Kent)
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