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The Ferry House

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2022 Wedding Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
137 reviews
Starting at £5,790
15 to 250 Guests

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2022 Wedding Awards Winner
Starting at £5,790
15 to 250 Guests

The Ferry House is an enchanting wedding venue dating back to the 16th century located in Sheerness, Kent. Tucked away in an idyllic spot overlooking the Thames Estuary, this establishment provides a secluded setting filled with natural beauty. Though just an hour away from London, the venue offers all the charms of the countryside, such as rolling farmland and landscaped gardens. Here, you and your partner can host a heartfelt celebration that marks the next chapter of your happily ever after together.

Facilities and Capacity

The Ferry House offers several settings where milestone celebrations can be held. The venue's beautiful Oak Barn is available for ceremonies with up to 200 guests. Offering a rustic, whimsical ambience, the interior features a high-gabled roof and statement beams embellished with twinkling fairy lights. Couples can also exchange vows in the open air at the Oak Gazebo, which provides the perfect vantage point for views across the estuary. After, elegant receptions with 70 loved ones can be held in the Oak Barn. Alternatively, larger evening celebrations of up to 300 people can be hosted in the venue's classic event suite. To end the day in style and comfort, those celebrating can benefit from the 11 onsite guestrooms. A separate wedding suite complete with a super-king sleigh bed, a spa bath, a lounge area, and views across the property is also available. The following day, an award-winning breakfast will be served. Just five minutes away from the venue is the Mocketts Farm Cottages complex which can comfortably accommodate an additional 54 guests.

Services Offered

When booking The Ferry House, couples will have access to numerous services and amenities to ensure that their unique vision is realised. The dedicated in-house team of wedding coordinators will be available to offer support each step of the way. To-be-weds can choose from several celebration packages which can be customised with add-ons. The venue also provides a number of tantalising dining options to be enjoyed during special celebrations. The culinary team's extensive menus showcase high-quality local produce, such as lamb and beef from a family-owned farm and fresh produce cultivated in the large kitchen garden.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Sporting
Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Coastal Weddings
Unusual Weddings
Asian Wedding
Historic
Marquees and Tents
Woodland and Festival
Civil Ceremony Licence
Church
Barn
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
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:

Health Suite

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Confetti Permitted
Pets Welcome

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    Hannah W. Married on 26/09/2020
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    Amazing Venue

    Everyone at the Ferry House was amazing on our special day! It was a perfect day in a beautiful venue. The food was fantastic and all our guests had a great time, the team were always quick to adapt and make sure it went without a hitch!
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    Sarah D. Married on 04/12/2021
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    Absolutely magical!

    Alan & I was recently married on the 4th December. We can't thank you enough. An amazing team, the day ran smoothly, thanks to Jess and the team. Absolutely magical.
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    Nat Married on 05/09/2021
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    Excellent Venue - Great Day!

    We recently got married at Ferry House Inn and couldn't have been happier with our venue choice. They were incredibly helpful and accommodating with planning (& re-arranging due to covid) the wedding - and as the venue package covers food, DJ etc the process was kept nice and simple, with us only adding the extras that we wanted. The location is beautiful, and the venue itself is lovely - we had many compliments from guests & a great day!
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    Alexandra A. Married on 07/08/2021
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    Wedding August 2021

    We had the most beautiful day at the Ferry House Inn. We got married at a local church and had our wedding breakfast and evening reception at the Ferry House. We booked in 2019 before the pandemic and all the way through we were kept informed of changes and our minds were always put at rest. It turned out we had a restriction free wedding which was amazing. The food was divine ( we had so many complements) and the venue itself provides amazing photo opportunities. Many of our guests described it as a hidden gem.
    All staff were so helpful right from booking to the day itself.
    We can’t thank the Ferry House enough.
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    Thomas Married on 23/12/2019
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    Perfect for a Winter wedding

    Everything was taken care of for us, it made planning and setting up the day easy. The service was amazing and all staff were attentive and friendly. Nothing was too much effort.

    The venue had everything we needed and looked beautiful, cosy and warm, perfect for a winter wedding..and the smell of the fire!
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    Louise Married on 12/12/2019
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    Everyone was so friendly , helpful and accommodati

    Nothing was ever too much trouble for the FHI team , they went above and beyond, to make my ideas come to life
    They gave us added extras with the decor that we did not expect, which was amazing

    Everyone was so friendly , helpful and accommodating. The venue is stunning and speaks for itself.
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    Karen Married on 30/11/2019
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    exactly how I imagined

    The whole team were so helpful, nothing was too much trouble, and took so much stress away. Supplier recommendations were spot on and really gave us the atmosphere and wedding day we hoped for.

    We booked here because of how friendly the team were, the style of the barn and that we could have the Christmas tree up for a festive venue!

    Thank you so much to the whole team, and particularly Steven, who was amazing on the Friday helping to sort out last minute accommodation and who looked after us so well - he really made a difference to easing the stress and panic I first had when I arrived on Friday and Emily for everything running so smoothly on the day and looking exactly how I imagined it to.
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    Tanya Married on 02/11/2019
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    Beautiful but relaxed venue with great reviews and able to take care of every aspect of your day.

    Pick a venue like the FHI that can take care of everything, it takes away all the stress. Thank you so much, it was perfect
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    Virginia Married on 19/10/2019
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    Good Food

    The whole thing felt really relaxed. You took all the effort out of the day and were really helpful with our endless queries in the run up to the wedding.

    We wanted something informal and rustic and FHI fitted the bill. Also it is somewhere we go and know how welcoming everyone is and how good the food is.
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    David Married on 28/09/2019
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    The food was exceptional

    The venue was a stunning setting for our wedding, and the staff decorated both the barn and marquee perfectly. We really liked having the use of these two separate spaces as well as the outdoor area, to allow for photos with different backdrops, and bring variety to the day for guests.

    The staff and suppliers on the day were brilliant, and ensured everything ran smoothly. The food was exceptional - all of our guests commented on what a wonderful wedding breakfast it was, and we love that it is locally and organically sourced!

    Having a barn for the ceremony was something we were keen on, but the fact there was also a marquee for the breakfast and a beautiful outdoor area with lovely views, meant we got the best of both.

    We were also really keen to have a venue where guests could stay on site or close-by, to allow us to make a weekend of the event. Mocketts farm and the new coach house was perfect for this.
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    Nicola Married on 10/08/2019
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    We had the most amazing day

    Emily was there though out always replying to emails keeping up to date with us regularly and even on the day still leaving it up to us to pick If we still wanted to get married outside due to weather, she was amazing!

    We just want to thank the whole team all round we had the most amazing day a big thank you!
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    Kerri Married on 19/07/2019
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    Most magical day

    The whole experience from the moment we booked to the actual day was incredible. Emily was fantastic at keeping in contact with us and ensuring everything we requested was exactly as we wanted. She made suggestions, helped with our ideas and made us feel special and confident throughout our planning. On the day every single member of staff from each department were on the ball, friendly and efficient. Nothing was too much trouble for anyone.

    The outstanding scenery and the choice to be both outdoors, and inside the barn and marquee made for fantastic settings and a whole range of different photography.

    The Ferry House Inn gave us the most magical day, one even better than we could of hoped for and both us and all of our friends and family loved every second.

    You will be so looked after at The Ferry House Inn, we 1000% guarantee it!
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    Becky Married on 05/07/2019
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    Most amazing wedding

    We loved the attention to detail and the food was incredible. The venue on the day was just as beautiful as we had hoped for!

    The accommodation at Mockett cottages was what first attracted us to the venue but it was the beautiful barn and what the team provided that made us choose the ferry house inn.

    We had the most amazing wedding and can’t thank all the team enough for the effort and organisation of our day.
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    Bobbie Married on 28/06/2019
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    Fireworks were absolutely unbelievable

    Myself and James would just like to say thank you so much for everything during our planning down to everything you did for us on the day.

    We could not have been happier with our whole day, the set up was perfect, food was amazing, fireworks were absolutely unbelievable and Ian the DJ put on such a great party for us, we couldn’t fault anything and we are so grateful to you all for helping to make that happen.
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    Jennifer Married on 22/06/2019
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    Service was amazing from start to finish.

    Service was amazing from start to finish.

    Not matter what the query Emily and the team dealt with it straight away.

    We could not have asked for more.

    We had a comfortable feeling soon as we walked through the door for our initial visit.

    Fell in love with the venue from the first moment.

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Enjoy a 2 day package with accommodation for 22 of your guests for the night before and the night of your wedding. Based on 70 day guests with 120 evening guest package.

Available weekends through January and February.

£9500

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