The Secret Garden is a wedding venue located in Ashford, in the Kent region of England. As a family-owned and -operated business, this establishment is committed to ensuring that your big day is unforgettable. Nestled on the Mersham Le Hatch Estate, the venue offers a picturesque, romantic, and tranquil backdrop for celebrations of love.
Facilities and Capacity
The Secret Garden is available for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. Licensed for ceremonies of up to 90 guests, the Chapel boasts stunning views of the courtyard. Meanwhile, The Glass House can accommodate ceremonies of up to 50 guests and seated dining for 24 people. This vintage glass greenhouse offers an intimate ambience for weddings and a private herb garden for an alfresco meal. The venue’s other outdoor ceremony spaces include the gazebo and terrace, both located in the walled gardens. For your wedding breakfast, you and up to 90 guests can enjoy a three-course meal in the Main Coach House. Once home to the estate’s carriages and horses, this structure was restored in 2006 to provide a warm and whimsical ambience. Through its double doors, you and your guests will find a terrace overlooking the walled Victorian gardens. This space is also suitable for evening receptions of 150 people.
The event staff at this venue are dedicated to producing memorable wedding occasions. With their all-inclusive packages, they provide a wide range of event rental items and services. Before your big day, their team will provide you with planning advice to ensure a stress-free and smooth event. On the big day, they are happy to manage table decoration and room setup for your convenience. The Secret Garden provides a wide range of event rental items, such as linens, tables, Chivari chairs, cake stands, easels, and vintage garden games. They also include the necessary dining equipment such as crockery, cutlery, glasses, and china. As a special touch, you and your guests can even play an assortment of vintage garden games during your event.
The culinary team at this venue works hard to create a wedding meal that leaves a lasting impression. Their wedding packages include your choice of a three-course wedding breakfast, afternoon tea, feasting menu, BBQ, paella feast, or picnic menu. Highlights from the menus include beef bourguignon, chicken supreme, slow-cooked lamb, and seafood paella.
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