St Martin's Priory - Unique Venues In Kent
£2000 - £3000 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
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St Martin's Priory is nestled in the heart of Canterbury and located next to the oldest church in England. Found in Kent, the Garden of England the venue boasts 2.5 acres of enchanting Gardens.
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
Prices Start At
Full venue with 4 internal room's and lobby Two tier Tudor garden with a view of Canterbury Cathedral 30 Parking spaces on site and ad...
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Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony & Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Welcome to St Martin’s Priory, Canterbury’s hidden treasure. Our two-tier lawn offers seclusion and privacy throughout your day. Guests are able to enjoy a drinks reception on the Tudor lawn and stroll through the Rose Garden, whilst admiring the views of the historic Canterbury Cathedral from the top lawn, giving you the perfect opportunity to be whisked away for fabulous picture moments in our breath taking grounds. Venue hire is inclusive of a dedicated wedding coordinator and pay per drink bar and bar staff. We are licensed to hold ceremonies in the Jacobean Suite, boasting original architecture and awe inspiring wooden panelled walls. and is licensed to hold ceremonies for up to 60 guests, in an awe-inspiring setting. We are able to offer ceremonies for up to 60 seated guests, however if guests are comfortable to stand we can accommodate higher numbers. For an intimate wedding breakfast, our historic Frederic Mason Room offers a warm and charming setting for you and up to 40 guests, to enjoy a traditional wedding breakfast. For events catering for over 40 guests, additional marquee hire is required. For larger parties, our gardens offer the ideal backdrop for a marquee reception and we can provide a bespoke wedding breakfast and marquee based on your requirements. During the summer months we have additional accommodation available a short distance from the venue. Found adjacent to the historic city wall each apartments offers a contemporary space at competitive prices. (discounts available for wedding guests) Please visit www.canterbury.vacations to find out more. If you would like to book a viewing or find out more about St Martin's Priory please contact us: 0800 456 1116 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uniqueweddingvenuesinkent.co.uk Follow us: @UniqVenues_CCCU
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Sean
Congratulations on your engagement! Please get in contact to discuss your plans for your big day, we will work together to create your perfect wedding with a bespoke service, tailored to suit your needs. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you Sean St Martin's Priory
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
St Martin's Priory Wedding Venue
Married in June 2018
So easy to make the day our own...
Right from our first visit we knew St Martins Priory was the perfect venue for us. The rooms are beautiful and give areal feeling for the history of Canterbury. The garde...
St Martin's Priory Wedding Venue
Married in May 2018
Not only is St Martins' Priory a hidden gem...
The venue was amazing. The Frederick Mason Room was perfect for us to hold the ceremony it. It had the right balance of intimacy and history to make it feel very special....
Christine & Perry
Married in August 2015
Our wedding reception at the Priory was absolutely perfect
Our wedding reception at the Priory was absolutely perfect and we received so much help and guidance from the event staff throughout every step of our journey. We chose t...
Location & Contact Details
St Martin's Priory, St Martin's Hill, North Holmes Road , Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, England
When you get to St Martin's Church do an immediate left up the drive to the venue.
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Nearest Train Station
Canterbury West Train Station
London Gatwick Airport
Press & Awards
Press & Awards (1)
Your Kent Wedding October 2018 Addition Editorial
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
The best wedding we have had at the venue had a bucking bronco as the evening entertainment and went down really well with guests. It created a fun atmosphere and great memories and everyone went away with a story to tell.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Ensure you have a checklist of everything you need to consider before the big day. With so much going on, having a plan of action will ensure nothing is forgotten and you have considered all the finer details.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
We have had
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Unique, picturesque, intimate, Historic, Beautiful
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The top lawn offers a large, open space and an incredible view of Canterbury Catherdral one of the oldest historical landmarks in the UK. It is also a sun trap ensuring guests can benefit from the warmer weather and enjoy it whilst they can!
What’s your favourite canapé?
I can't pick between Mango & Chilli Spiced Prawn Skewers and the Mini Beef Yorkshire Pudding.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Our chef does the best Ginger & Chilli Coated Chicken!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Our Rose Garden and upper lawn area which offer fantastic views of historic Canterbury and a unique view of Canterbury Cathedral.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our dedicated team who will strive to make your day the best it can be! We have many years experience in events management and we tailor your day around you, we want every event to be different and for every couple to stamp their style on their day.