During this difficult time, Chafford Park are offering virtual tours – simply get in touch with the team to book an appointment!
Set within 300 acres is a 17th Century Queen Ann house, on a privately owned estate, which has been in the same family for over 100 years. The estate is situated between Royal Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead with trains to Charing cross, Victoria and London Bridge. The closest station, Ashurst, is less than a mile away with a 50 min train to London Bridge.
Exclusive, elegant and exuding the regal splendour of the Georgian age, Chafford Park is the perfect venue to host your dream wedding.
Set amidst hundreds of acres of glorious rolling countryside and within extensive manicured landscaped grounds, Chafford Park offers couples the option to have their wedding party in several locations – A beautiful flat lawn in front of The Manor House, that is perfect for welcome drinks and two very large wedding barns (one licensed) that are the ideal blank canvas.
The two large Barns are the perfect spots for your wedding ceremony and reception. Situated in a wild meadow surrounded by corn fields, this space gives you the exclusive use for the whole estate for the duration of your wedding/event.
We offer accommodation in their beautiful manor house or you can sleep under the stars in their stylish furnished bell tents. They also have toilet facilities on site.
This is a relaxed venue where you can be as creative or as personal as you wish. Chafford Park really does offer couples the option to put their own stamp on their wedding celebrations.
Hire includes the Chafford Park Estate Manor House, lawn and gardens. Currently, there are four large beautifully styled double bedrooms available for you and your handpicked guests to book within the Chafford Park Manor House. For overnight accommodation, the whole house must be booked, for a minimum of a two-night stay.
Accommodation within the Manor House may be booked for your wedding party, or guests, for the night before, the night of and the night after a wedding. Please speak to our Events Manager for further details.
The Chafford Park Barns. The two barns, the Hop Barn for your wedding ceremony the Granary Barn for your wedding reception are included within the hire fee. In addition, we include wooden chairs for your ceremony, occasional tables, decorative chairs for the couple and for the registrar. We also have a wooden arch to get married under and a selection of lanterns plus various blackboards for you to choose from.
For your reception, the Granary Barn comes with a maximum of 15 6ft round tables and up to 150 cross back wooden chairs. We include a Zone Array speaker system with microphone. This is set at the predetermined sound level in accordance with environmental health requirements, leaving you with no worries about the music cutting out and ruining your fun. A wooden parquet dance floor is also provided. We also have decorative antique occasional tables that can be used for cake presentation, sweet stalls and photograph displays.
The Picking Field is included within the venue hire, however, please note the Bell Tents are not included within the price.
We do not include crockery, cutlery, glassware, linen, cake stand, cake knife as these are usually provided by your chosen caterer or from one of our recommended suppliers.
We do not include décor, flowers, candles - again, these can be hired separately from our recommended suppliers.
We do not include Bell Tents or Tipis. These are supplied by The Brighton Bell Tent Company, offering you the most stunning luxury Glamping experience for your guests.
Yes, you are very welcome to have a marquee on the Picking Field, adjacent to the Barns for your dinner, however, please note that amplified music is not allowed in the marquees.
For couples wishing to hold a religious church ceremony, we are located near to:
- St Peter’s Church, Fordcombe
- Saint Martin of Tour Church Ashurst, Kent
Chafford Park Estate may be reached after only a short car or carriage journey from these churches.
We are delighted to inform you Chafford Park Estate is licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies for up to 150 guests. We have both indoor and outdoor options available.