Skip to main content


On since 2020

Last update: May 2024

The Rochester Corn Exchange is a wedding venue located in Rochester, England. Situated in the heart of the historic city, near the magnificent Rochester Castle, this beautiful Grade I listed building enjoys a rich, storied history that dates back to 1706. Today, you and your guests are invited to experience all that this magnificent venue has to offer. Make your beautiful love story part of the city’s rich heritage and prepare to make memories that you and your loved ones will cherish for the rest of your lives.

Facilities and Capacity

The Rochester Corn Exchange has two event areas, the Queens Hall and the Princes Hall. The Queens Hall is the facility’s largest event space. It is licensed for weddings and can accommodate up to 350 people for a wedding ceremony or up to 250 for a reception that includes a sit-down dinner and a dance floor. The Queens Hall features an ornate ceiling, impressive chandeliers, carved period columns, and an array of beautiful windows. The Princes Hall is a light, airy space, the perfect choice for more intimate celebrations. This charming room can accommodate up to 100 guests for a wedding ceremony or up to 40 for a reception that includes a sit-down dinner and a small dance floor. The venue’s sweeping grand staircase is an ideal spot for wedding photographs. The venue has a fully-licensed bar where you and your guests can mingle and enjoy celebratory drinks. There is also a lovely, contemporary-looking lounge area where you can relax before your wedding breakfast. Rochester Castle and Rochester Cathedral are only a short walk from the venue. The cathedral and castle grounds are the delight of couples and photographers alike. There you can find that extra bit of magic and romance you need to make your wedding album complete.

Services Offered

The Rochester Corn Exchange team has the talent and experience you need to make your day a success. They offer planning and catering services, including buffet and seated meal options. They can also provide decorations, or you can bring your own. Whatever your needs, the venue’s dedicated coordinator will be there for you every step of the way, from the initial planning stages to the morning-after breakfast and the final farewell. Your wedding is a momentous occasion, and the Rochester Corn Exchange team would love to join you as you begin the next chapter of your beautiful love story.

Messages sent successfully.

Bundle and save time!
Contact The Rochester Corn Exchange and their preferred suppliers

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Asian wedding
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
illustration question

Do you have any questions?

Request pricing

Reviews for The Rochester Corn Exchange

illustration message review

Be the first to share your experience!

Your feedback can help future couples make the best decisions for their special day.


08 Sep

If you're interested in their venue, why not visit them this Sunday as they provide the backdrop for the Kent Wedding fair. It's free to enter and you will able to view the Queens Hall as well as speak to wedding suppliers and get that head start on your planning.

You can turn up on the day or pre-register for your free goody bag on the Kent Wedding Fair website.

Date: 08/09/2024 Schedule all day
Place: Northgate, Rochester, Kent

Preferred suppliers

Floral Explosion
4.9 out of 5 rating , 3 reviews
· Florists
All You Need Wedding Styling
5.0 out of 5 rating , 9 reviews
· Decor Hire and Styling
KC Weddings and Events
4.6 out of 5 rating , 3 reviews
· Decor Hire and Styling
Chic Weddings & Events
5.0 out of 5 rating , 2 reviews
· Planners
Flower Walls Kent
Decor Hire and Styling


Northgate ME1 1LS Rochester (Kent)
illustration visit

Would you like to schedule a visit?

Request a visit

Other suppliers in Kent for your wedding

Wedding Venues

Responds within 24 hours