Price includes: Exclusive Venue hire and luxury accommodation for 34 guests for 2 nights.
Elmley Nature Reserve is a privately owned 3,300 acre estate and nature reserve in North Kent. In the heart of the estate sits Kingshill Farm. Its breath-taking barn, collection of wild luxe spaces and soulful accommodation all have stunning wilderness views. This is a truly unique exclusive use venue who only hold a small number of weddings each year.
With private use of Kingshill Farm for two nights alongside your celebrations, you and your guests are also welcome to explore the Reserve, walk along miles of nature trails, enjoy a sunset swim from Elmley’s private beach or host a pre-wedding morning yoga session on the hay meadows.
Inspired by Nature, for Nature
Surrounded by water meadows, lakes, birds and butterflies, long grasses and wildflowers, celebrations at Elmley embrace simple pleasures and natural beauty. Elmley is a site a of international wildlife significance and the estate is run with a completely sustainable ethos. With seasonal and responsibly sourced food, solar powered electricity, and Elmley’s carbon capture carbon projects, your wedding will be a responsible choice however lavish your feast and wild your party.
Relaxed and Personal
With only a small number of weddings a year, the experienced team ensure that every wedding at Kingshill Farm is completely personal to you. They will be on hand to guide you through your planning so that you can relax and enjoy a truly extraordinary wedding that tells your own story.
It is your wedding, your way – Kingshill Farm is your home for your time with us. The approach is relaxed and flexible with few restrictions. The dedicated team love new and unusual ideas!
Awe Inspiring Spaces
Kingshill Barn and its walled courtyard are the centre of your wedding celebrations. Its wooden vaulted ceiling draped with twinkling lights and huge window overlooking the unspoilt landscape of the Nature Reserve provide breath-taking views. Party the night away with the moonlight shining off the lakes beyond.
The large rustic wooden barn doors open out onto a grass courtyard and The Linhay, which is a gorgeous small open barn within the courtyard. A charming space for intimate ceremonies, or late night gatherings round the wood burner. The courtyard is encircled by wild flowers and festoon lighting-overall a glorious setting for an English garden wedding ceremony, reception drinks, games and dancing under the stars.
Food & Drink
The in-house catering team will create incredible food for you, using ingredients that are sustainable and menus that are always imaginative. Whether it be a spectacular banquet, a festival wedding, or a rustic feast cooked over fire, the service will be attentive, and the food will get people talking.
There is no corkage fee for your wedding reception or breakfast… it is your wedding – it can be your choice of wine! Come the evening a licenced bar will complement your day and get the dancing started.
With luxury accommodation for 38 guests for 2 nights, your wedding is complete in comfort. The Bell Tent Village offers additional space for up to 90 guests for the night of your wedding. All the accommodation looks out over miles of unspoilt landscape and receives incredible sunrises; a very special wake-up on your first morning as newlyweds.
Planning and On the Day Support
Throughout your wedding planning, you will receive plenty of support from the small, friendly and experienced team. They are always on hand to answer any questions or offer any advice and help chat to suppliers to finalise your plans.
You will also receive a full list of their recommended suppliers, which has been carefully curated over years of experiences and meeting great people, alongside a planning pack which guides you through each step of creating your dream wedding. From the day you book until the time you arrive at Elmley, the team are there for you to assist with anything no matter how big or small.
The team then offer background coordination on the day of your wedding, making sure your day runs smoothly and to time, coordinate all of your suppliers and make sure your plans become reality. They are on hand should you need anything so you are able to relax and enjoy your special day.
You are welcome to visit in the run-up to keep your vision on track! In fact, if you’d like to stay with us before your big day you are welcome to discounted stays to experience Elmley at night and create your vision at your leisure!
No Hidden Costs
Pricing at Kingshill Barn is honest and transparent. They believe in being very upfront with all costs so don’t charge corkage for daytime drinks and don’t receive commission from suppliers. The evening bar is run by their staff so they are on hand to help your guests with anything they could need. There is flexibility within the package to suit your own budget, the accommodation options can be paid for separately if you prefer and all pricing quoted includes VAT.