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St Martin's Priory - Unique Venues In Kent

£2000 - £3000 for venue hire
Up to 120
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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
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Bridal Changing Facilities
City view
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Kosher Catering
Cultural Experience
Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Muslim Weddings
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"Full venue with 4 internal room's and lobby Two tier Tudor garden with a view of Canterbury Cathedral Parking on site A dedicated...
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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 eve... 
By Christine & Perry on 13th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in August 2015

Full Description
  • 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 Follow us: @UniqVenues_CCCU
  • 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. Thank you Alessandro, Unique Venues In Kent
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 10 and 30
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • St Martin's Priory, St Martin's Hill, North Holmes Road , Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Canterbury
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M20
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Canterbury West Train Station
    • Nearest Airport
    • London Gatwick Airport
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What’s your #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.
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, picturesque open space and an incredible view of Canterbury Catherdral one of the oldest historical landmarks in the UK.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
our two tier lawn offers a unique setting that I have never seen in another venue.
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, to ensure it is your day exactly how you want it.

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne