The Castle Westenhanger is a countryside wedding venue situated in Kent, England. The historic castle dates back to the 16th century and boasts medieval turrets, a manor house, and beautiful gardens. Nestled amidst a 14-acre estate in Lympne, this idyllic wedding destination is complemented by an upscale marquee to facilitate sophisticated events. To-be-weds planning intimate affairs or large parties will find a suitable setting at this versatile venue. A replica voyager ship is installed on the grounds and provides a unique backdrop for photo opportunities.
Facilities and Capacity
The Castle Westenhanger is licensed for both indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies. You can exchange vows on the manicured lawns in a thatched, oak framed gazebo. Or say ‘I do’ inside the manor house, with its Georgian facade adding a stately ambience to proceedings. The wooden beams and inglenook fire go hand in hand with lavish, wintertime celebrations. Wedding breakfasts for up to 200 guests are held inside the marquee. This airy, bright space features a voile-draped ceiling, chandelier lighting and full-length windows. Later, loved ones can dance the night away at a reception suitable for a maximum of 300 people. A dance floor and live entertainment equipment are provided by the events team. Prospective newlyweds choosing to host their day here can enjoy exclusive use of the exquisite home for the duration of their event. Wedding parties can avail of preparation suites during their time here. Newlyweds are treated to a state-of-the-art suite complete with antique furnishings and a spacious lounge area.
The in-house event team is on hand to make your vision a reality. A wedding planner assists couples with every aspect of their day, from design to coordinating menus and outdoor fireworks. The catering personnel strives to produce delicious meals that reflect your dietary preferences. They offer buffet-style service and seated dining experiences. Using fresh and seasonal ingredients, they customise menus that are tailored to couples’ specific tastes. Beverages and full-bar service are offered and you can also choose to go with a corkage option.
13 Reviews for The Castle Westenhanger
Recommended by 100% of couples
Julie and Roger · Married on 07/12/2019
Our special day
We have just had our wedding at Westenhanger castle 07.12.2019. Not only is the place lovely, the staff are fantastic and we mean that from the bottom of our hearts, everyone was so polite friendly and wanting to make our day special.Sent on 09/12/2019
The food was fantastic, in house DJ was great. It all run smoothly you didn’t really see or know that the staff were around. So organised.
Karen and Barry · Married on 11/05/2019
Wedding of our dreams
We had the most amazing wedding of our dreams at Westenhanger Castle. It’s the most perfect setting. Charlotte, Mike, Liz and all the team were brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble. Thank you all so much for helping us have the most perfect day. Karen and Barry Browne xSent on 04/06/2019
Mr and Mrs Barton · Married on 09/02/2019
Perfect from start to finish
We had the most amazing wedding day at Westenhanger. The team are amazing!! Our day was perfect from start to finish. Thank you so much!! Mr and Mrs Barton xSent on 04/06/2019
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