Kent Life is licensed for Civil Marriages and is the perfect setting for a romantic vintage wedding with a difference. A picturesque, peaceful venue for an unforgettable day!
Features & Capacity
Usual Access Time
Late Night Extension Available
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Pricing & Costs
Maximum Price Per Head
Minimum Number of Guests
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Kent Life is a licensed venue for Civil Marriages and is the perfect setting for a romantic wedding with a difference. A picturesque, peaceful environment for an unforgettable day with professional wedding co-ordinating and catering provided by Zest Creative Catering. There are three rooms in which you can hold your wedding ceremony/reception: The Wagon Store, Ulcombe Village Hall and the Old Wedding Chapel. The gardens, grounds and historic buildings all provide a beautiful setting for the wedding reception that will be remembered.
Special Features Available Only at Kent Life; One wedding party only per day, Totalling unique setting, Up to three function rooms for your exclusive use, Professional guidance throughout your plans, Quality catering with choice of menus, Function Co-ordinator/Informal Toastmaster on the day, Use of whole site for your photographs - including the lovers seat, the dovecote and the herb garden and easy access by River Boat for those wishing to get married at the Archbishops Palace and having just their wedding reception at Kent Life. Choice of two hotels within a 5 minute walk of the venue.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Kerrie Gibbons
If you are looking for something a bit different then Kent Life could be 'The One' - This is a unique, vintage, wedding venue set in the heart of the Kent countryside with three separate buildings licensed for weddings - The Chapel, The Wagon Store or the Village Hall! Our venue really is unique in every possible way and has a character all of its own to help you create that perfect wedding day!
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Press and Awards (1)
Rock My Wedding
Industry Awards (1)
We have never put ourselves forward for any wedding awards! We know we are fab
Location & Contact Details
Lock Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3AU, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Nearest Train Station
Gatwick or Stanstead
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
All the weddings held at our venue are as unique and individual as the wedding couples themselves. I could not possibly offend anyone by picking a 'best' wedding! There all fabulous in their own way!
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
This is your wedding! Do what YOU love. Invite the people you want. Dance to the songs that bring you most joy. Eat the best food. Enjoy all moments. Share the photographs with your children and grandchildren. Most of all spend the rest of your days with the person you love!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Every single wedding has personal touches that are individual to them and their relationship and I love to see the individuality of each wedding that happens here at Kent Life. To ensure I don't forget these personal touches I always take lots and lots of photographs which I like to twitter about!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Unique Vintage Quirky Fun Memorable
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
We have loads and loads and loads!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Yes, we have had a few here at Kent Life but we are sworn to secrecy!!! sssssshhhhhhhhhh!!!
What’s your favourite canapé?
Definitely the Fresh Cod and Chip Cone
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Cheese and biscuits! Lots and lots of Cheese and biscuits!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The original buildings which have been dismantled and painstakingly rebuild here at Kent Life. This includes the chapel brought over from Cuxton Village, The Village Hall brought over from Ulcombe Village and The Cottages brought over from Lenham Village.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We are immensely proud of the team that work for us and who ensure that every single wedding is perfect from start to finish!