Nettlestead Place

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Nettlestead Nr Wateringbury Kent ME18 5HA
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About Nettlestead Place

Nettlestead, Nr Wateringbury
Kent, ME18 5HA

Nettlestead Place is a medieval manor listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 set in the heart of Kent. It has for centuries staged lavish celebrations and is now exclusively available for weddings and other celebrations.

The 14th century gatehouse stands to the west of the manor at the start of the private drive and is an impressive entrance for the bridal party. St Mary's Church is the neighbouring church and just a 5 minute walk to Nettlestead Place.

Nettlestead Place offers an exclusive unique English country setting with award winning gardens, striking medieval manor, a location that is genuinely a perfect wedding venue. The manor is steeped in history and is still a family home but it can be exclusively used for weddings. It is a true gem of a venue! 

The 13th century Undercroft is a truly unique location for wedding ceremonies and is characterised by 3 medieval pillars. An historic and striking setting for such an important occasion. The Undercroft can seat up to 120 guests. For couples wanting to marry outside our stunning Rose Garden is the location for outdoor ceremonies. The beautiful hexagonal cedar wood Gazebo sitting at the base of a 300 year old Lime tree and surrounded by rose trees is the perfect setting for an outside ceremony. The aromas and the beauty of the rose garden make this a truly romantic setting.

After the wedding ceremony guests can enjoy champagne and canapes on the broad terraces overlooking the manors sunken pond and rolling valleys of Kents countryside.  The celebrations can continue as guests can wander through the idyllic gardens, famous throughout Europe, across manicured lawns, paths and water features, surveying the beautiful Kent countryside on their way to the wedding marquee.

Our exclusive wedding marquee overs amazing views over the valley and gardens and can accommodate up to 150 day guests and 200 evening guests for wedding receptions. The beautifully decorated wedding marquee offers couples an opportunity to theme and decorate to their own style and taste.

• Medieval manor house • 13th Century Undercroft available for ceremonies • 10 acres of gardens • Plenty of gorgeous backdrops for photographs • Marquees available • Bridal suite available either before or after your big day

Nettlestead Place Location

Nettlestead Place, Nettlestead, Nr Wateringbury, Kent, ME18 5HA

Nettlestead Nr Wateringbury Kent ME18 5HA
01622 328 328
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Nettlestead Place Reviews (10)

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By Clay and Jenny Greeley, on 14 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 19 May 2018

Now that we are back from our honeymoon we just wanted to say a huge thank you for your help with organising and managing our wedding. Everything ran so smoothly and we had the best day! We knew everything was handled and we didn't have to worry about anything. Nettlestead Place was so beautiful and the perfect place to celebrate our wedding. From the very beginning we felt really comfortable and at ease there. We really don't want to stop visiting! Everyone was very helpful on the day and Mike did an especially great job helping at the end of the evening. Please pass on a special thanks to him for his help packing up and leading us back to the house in the dark!

Nettlestead Place is a tremendous venue
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By James Mackrill, on 27 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 07 Apr 2018

Nettlestead is a tremendous venue – a beautiful house with a lovely garden and country views. Sharon Page, the event manager, organised a great wedding day, dealing patiently with the multitude of details and pressures from different people, with a calm smile and reassuring word. She made the whole thing very much easier. The use of the grand bridal room on the first floor to get dressed and do the final make-up for the bride and bridesmaids is good. From there it’s a flight of steps to the Undercroft, with its log fire at one end. The space works well for the marriage ceremony. We had 100-plus in attendance. After the ceremony, there’s a short walk through the gardens to the marquee. It’s big enough to have the music at one end and still be able to talk at the other end, which made for an excellent party in the evening. In all, we had a truly memorable day at Nettlestead thanks to Sharon’s experience and unobtrusive management. The real test is would we go there again if we had another wedding to organise. Definitely. J&J Father of the bride 7th April 2018

Massive Thank You
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By Natalie Crispe, on 27 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 16 Sep 2017

A massive thank you to you Sharon for all of your help in making our day as amazing as it was.

My perfect wedding
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By Kirsty and John Howard, on 08 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 02 Sep 2017

Nettlestead Place was our dream venue, we knew instantly from the moment we looked around the place on a dreary January day. Sharon met with us and shared the stunning photos of previous weddings and the plans for their gazebo in the rose garden which was built this year. Sharon instilled us with confidence and reassurance that nothing was too much trouble and she really is super organised! Our wedding day was the perfect day and everything was seamless. It really is the most gorgeous venue if you're looking for a Kent country garden wedding.

Amazing day
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By Kirsty Hall, on 18 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 02 Sep 2017

We just wanted to say thank you for your efforts, our wedding was perfect and everything went to plan on the day!

Best Wedding ever
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By Sarah Marsden, on 18 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 19 Aug 2017

We had a fantastic weekend. Our guests continue to message us about how beautiful the wedding was and we've even had some comments that it was the best wedding ever! I can certainly say that was the case for me and my new husband! Thank you for reminding me to slow down as I charged up the aisle! Thank you for your help and guidance in trying to get our wedding day just the way we wanted it.

Perfect wedding day....
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By Matt Cruse, on 18 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 18 Aug 2017

Thank you so much for being such an amazing wedding planner and making our day as perfect as possible. You even arranged for the sun to shine on the venue where there was rain everywhere else…how do you do that?! we thank you so much Sharon for making our day as perfect as possible and for you being as helpful as you were.

Beautiful Magical Wedding Venue
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By Zoe Murray, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 01 Jul 2017

We chose Nettlestead as our reception venue for our Wedding in July. Our photographer recommended it to us and when we walked into the stunning gardens, we fell in love. From our very first visit to the day of the wedding, the service provided by Sharon was impeccable and nothing was too much trouble. Sharon was very enthusiastic about our plans, supportive with supplier suggestions and was generally a superstar. There is the option to hold the ceremony at Nettlestead too, we chose to have a church ceremony so did not do this, but the options available are very pretty - the Rose Garden and the Undercroft are lovely. Our reception was in the marquee, which can be opened up completely on one side, offering beautiful views across the countryside. I can't recommend the venue enough, it was really special and we have had so many compliments about our day.

Wonderful Wedding Day from the Mother of the Bride
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By Joanna Gowlett, on 10 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 24 Jun 2017

Thanks so much for your help on Saturday especially as you were barely back from your holiday Sharon ! We had a really lovely day and appreciated being left to sort everything as we liked. We felt very much at home in the big bedroom getting ready and having our pre nup picnic. The undercroft was stunning and the registrars could not have been more helpful and friendly, really entering into the relaxed spirit of the ceremony. The marquee looked lovely - Suzanne did us proud with the flowers. I hope the ceili music and dancing didn't resound too loudly through the whole of Nettlestead- it was extremely boisterous and huge fun! All the guests thought the venue was absolutely gorgeous- I wish I'd had time to do more exploring myself; I expect we'll come to one of your open garden events to have a good look around.

Perfect wedding location
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By Grant & Zehra, on 02 Aug 2016Date of Wedding - 04 Jun 2016

Thank you so much for allowing us to have our wedding at Nettlestead Place. It was the perfect venue & we are recieving comments on how beautiful and special the house & grounds are. We both appreciate how easy & comfortable you made Nettlestead for us our friends and family

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