Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL

ABOUT Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle in Kent is the most romantic place to hold your wedding celebrations, with an incredible selection of award-winning and historic wedding venues for your special day.

Rising majestically from the still waters of its moat and surrounded by 500 acres of parkland, Leeds Castle is an idyllic setting whatever the season. Voted ‘Wedding Venue of the Year’ in the Heritage category at the 2017 Kent Wedding Awards, Leeds Castle has a stunning choice of grand, historic venues and wedding packages that are tailored to meet your requirements by their experienced Wedding Coordinators.

When it comes to planning your wedding day, Leeds Castle ensures all couples receive only the very best in first class service. From creating the ethereal floral displays and providing luxury banqueting feasts for all of your guests, to providing a magical ring delivery by owl, the wedding team is there to assist through every aspect of the wedding planning.

Leeds Castle are also proud to offer brides and grooms the services of their award-winning in-house Floristry team, who specialise in creating beautiful bridal flower arrangements and bouquets for your wedding day. The Castle’s catering team also boasts an exceptional reputation for the quality of their cuisine and excellence of service.

From exclusive Castle island weddings, to the beautiful ceremonies and celebrations in the Maiden’s Tower and Fairfax Barn, Leeds Castle offers a venue to suit every couple. From Spring 2018, there will also be the option to hire the newly-restored 14th Century Battel Hall; a stylish manor house with grand interiors and stunning private gardens.

From the moment of your enquiry, Leeds Castle will work diligently and flexibly to ensure everything is just as you dreamed it would be. 2018 prices start from as little as £8,250.

Castle Wedding
Enjoy the rare opportunity to take over the entire Castle island on your wedding day. The magnificent Castle state rooms provide the perfect setting for each stage of your perfect day. Wedding ceremonies in the Castle take place in the beautiful ceremony room adjoining the Library, which is ideal for champagne drinks receptions. Celebrations can then be held in the historic Castle Banqueting Hall or Fairfax Hall.

Maiden’s Tower Wedding
The Maiden’s Tower is an elegant, exclusive venue located on the Castle island, offering views of the front of the Castle. Once used for weekend house parties in the 1920s, the 16th century stone building is now a glamorous self-contained venue perfect for your ceremony, evening celebrations and overnight accommodation. The Maiden’s Tower also offers a private lawn, making it ideal for garden parties.

Fairfax Barn and Marquee Reception
The Fairfax Barn is an immaculately restored timber-framed venue dating from 1680. The 17th century venue if perfect for larger evening receptions, and offers breathtaking views of the Castle from across the moat. There is also the option to hire a marquee on Cedar Lawn, providing additional space for large wedding parties.

Battel Hall
Built in the early 14th century as a medieval manor, Battel Hall is a newly restored venue situated on the edge of the Leeds Castle estate. A venue for all seasons, couples can opt for intimate weddings within the stylish manor or enjoy a charming outdoor summer wedding with the reception held in a garden marquee. Battel Hall is available from Spring 2018.

Venue Type:
Manor House
Exclusive Use

Venue Location:
Outdoor/Open Air

Venue Facilities:
Civil Ceremony Licence
Evening Entertainment
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Licence
Fireworks Permitted
Late Licence
Marquee Available

On Site Accommodation:
Accommodation for Bridal Couple
Accommodation for Guests
Accommodation for less than 25 Guests
Accommodation for more than 25 Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities:
Golf Course

Dining Options:
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In-House Catering
Alcohol Licence

30 to 50 Guests
50 to 75 Guests
75 to 100 Guests
120 to 150 Guests
150 to 250 Guests

In-House Support:
Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:
Car Parking
Disabled Facilities

Leeds Castle LOCATION
Broomfield, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL, UK Get Directions


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