Located in Kent, Hever Castle was once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn and has preserved the grandeur of its history to make it a most majestic wedding location.
With three stunning venues on this country Estate, be it the stately grandeur of the castle itself, the country house atmosphere of The Astor Wing, or the stunning lakeside location of The Guthrie Pavilion, Hever Castle offers a dream- come- true location for your special day. Intimate gatherings, exuberant parties, outdoor weddings, all catered for.
The Astor Wing:
The Astor Wing is a private wing of Hever Castle, created in Tudor style by William Waldorf Astor in 1903. Offering peace, tranquillity and seclusion, The Astor Wing offers an exclusive use venue in one of the most historic and beautiful settings in England. The oak panelled Tudor Suite Sitting Room, overlooking the Castle and formal lawns, provides the perfect ambience for an intimate ceremony for up to 60 guests. Reception drinks are taken in The Music Room, or, weather permitting, on the Tudor Suite Terrace overlooking the croquet lawn and moat. The Tudor Suite Dining Room, shrouded with oak panelling and boasting a magnificent fire place, can accommodate up to 60 guests for a wedding breakfast. The Moat Restaurant can be transformed into spacious venue for music and dancing for up to 120 guests.
During the winter months, The Castle Inner Hall and Castle Dining Room are available to hire for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The splendour of the charming Castle at Hever boasts ornate panelling and carved columns in Italian walnut. There’s an impressive minstrel’s gallery, a fine collection of antique furniture, original paintings and a splendid working fireplace for a roaring log fire.
The Italian Garden
Summer months see the Award Winning Italian Garden come to life as weddings take place under the beautiful arched columns of the Italian Loggia overlooking the 38 acre lake. This magical lakeside location, accommodating from 100 – 180 guests can also be extended to your drinks reception where guests can take in the views from the stone piazza complete with our very own inspired Trevi fountain. A short walk away is the Guthrie Pavilion. Extensively refurbished in Palladian style, the vaulted ceilings and full length arched windows make for a light and airy atmosphere keeping the romantic backdrop of the lake and gardens. With a license until 1.00am, the Guthrie Pavilion is also suitable for evening receptions and discos or live bands to round off your special day.
Five star wedding accommodation is available to book as part of your wedding.
The Winter Garden Lawn is also available for a marquee wedding.