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The Quaives Estate is a historic wedding venue nestled in the beautiful countryside of Canterbury, in the Kent region of England. This private estate has been previously owned by rock-n-roll royalty, including Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac. This one-of-a-kind destination is located just two hours from London.

Facilities and Capacity

Upon booking your dream wedding at The Quaives Estate, you and your loved ones will gain exclusive access to the property's 19-acre grounds. This charming venue boasts beautifully manicured lawns, tall lush trees, a secret garden, and many winding paths for taking swoon-worthy photos. Beneath an extravagant marquee, you can pop a bottle of bubbly, enjoy some playful lawn games, and savour delicious cuisine as the sun sets. Rain or shine, an outdoor wedding is a perfect excuse to kick off your heels and dance barefoot beneath the stars. During your stay, you can also avail yourself of their tennis court, yoga studio, and an intimate indoor dining space with a self-catering kitchen. There is also a large area designed for luxury glamping. It accommodates up to 25 tents and overlooks a picturesque lake, terrace, and restaurant area.

Services Offered

The thoughtful team at The Quaives Estate loves to give couples a magical and luxurious setting with a laid-back feel. You'll have total freedom while bringing your dream wedding to life, from design and layout to catering and musicians. Any aesthetic can be accommodated whether you prefer classic, bohemian, rustic, festival-style, or an eclectic blend. Ensuring vendors of the highest quality, they invite you to explore their list of local recommended suppliers. Their extensive list of services includes the following:

  • Exclusive use of the property
  • Luxurious cottages for the newlyweds and their nearest and dearest
  • An eight-bed dormitory
  • 25 bell tents for glamping
  • Partnerships with local pubs inns and hotels for additional accommodations
  • An on-site culinary team trained at the Holistic Kitchen academy
  • Bespoke menus catered to your taste and dietary needs
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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Fire ceremony

Dining options:

Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Health suite

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
Changing room for wedding guests
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The Quaives, Seaton Road CT3 1RU Canterbury (Kent)
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