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The King's School

Canterbury, Kent View map Visit website
Menus from £80
40 to 250 Guests


The King's Schools is a charming and inviting wedding venue located in the heart of historic Canterbury, Kent. The stunning grounds and surroundings date back to the reign of King Henry VIII through the turn of the 20th century, providing the perfect backdrop for what is sure to be a truly unforgettable day.

Facilities and Capacity

With a tradition and history dating back to 597AD, The King's School Canterbury has long been a meeting place for many. This historic venue embodies an ancient charm and elegance that will heighten the sense of occasion on your special day. With an array of great event sites, you can customize the venue to suit your wedding vision. Perhaps you will opt to celebrate your special day on the grounds of Junior King's School. Nestled along the banks of the River Stour and featuring 80 acres of stunning countryside, it is a beautiful backdrop for your celebration. Or, opt for the intimate Old Synagogue. You and up to 40 guests can enjoy this beautiful building and use the private gardens, a gloriously romantic setting for your wedding photos or cocktail hour. Consider the Malthouse, a converted Victorian building with seating for up to 300 guests, for a larger celebration with dinner and dancing.

Services Offered

Whether you are looking to host a small and understated affair or something more extravagant, the experienced and dedicated Wedding & Events Team at The King's School will be on hand to ensure you get the wedding day of your dreams. Whichever event site you choose for your celebration, they can offer the services of their professional catering team. They'll prepare delicious personalized menus so you and your guests can enjoy a culinary masterclass. The King's School team encourages interested couples to get in touch to discuss their wedding options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Chapel on Premises
In the Country
Unusual Weddings
Asian Wedding
Marquees and Tents
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the City
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Pets Welcome
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