St Martin's Priory offers a top quality setting for your wedding day, a stunning venue situated in historic Canterbury, only a stone's throw away from one of the oldest Churches in England.
Features & Capacity
Country House / Manor House
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Bridal Changing Facilities
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
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
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Welcome to St Martin’s Priory, Canterbury’s hidden treasure. Our venue nestles in the heart of Kent and borders the World Heritage site of St Martin’s Church.
St Martin’s Priory is set within the 2.5 acres of gardens and 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 and admire the views of the historic Canterbury Cathedral from the top lawn.
On arrival, we can offer you and your guests a celebratory drink and the choice of our delicious canapés. This will allow for yourself and your guests to relax and have an opportunity for you to take some beautiful photographs.
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 larger parties, our gardens offer the ideal backdrop for a marquee reception and we can provide a bespoke wedding breakfast, based on your requirements.
During the summer months of July and August, we are able to offer 5* University accommodation for your guests. Providing peace of mind for those travelling from afar. Our accommodation is set within the heart of the city centre with picturesque views of Canterbury Cathedral and is just a short walk from St Martin’s Priory.
For more information on St Martin’s Priory and the packages we can offer you or to visit the venue and meet with one of the event manager and catering manager, please contact the Conference and Events team on:
Canterbury Christ Church University | Rochester House | St George’s Place | Canterbury | CT1 1UT
0800 456 1116
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Alessandro Paolieri
Congratulations on your engagement! Please do 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.
Alessandro, Unique Venues In Kent
# Of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
Canterbury Campus, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England