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Bespoke weddings

Based on an island, with rustic luxe accommodation and wild sweeping views, Elmley is a unique destination wedding venue, just over an hour from London.

A unique exclusive use venue

An extraordinary Kent venue for your destination wedding, only 1 hour from London. Elmley Nature Reserve is a privately owned 3,300 acre estate and nature reserve hosting a small number of bespoke weddings each year.

In the heart of the estate sits Kingshill Farm. With the breath-taking Victorian barn, a collection of wild luxe spaces and soulful accommodation, all with wilderness views, this is a truly unique, exclusive-use wedding venue in Kent. Perfect for wilderness and rustic weddings.

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Time to relax

You will have private use of Kingshill Farm for two nights so you and your guests are welcome to explore the Reserve over your stay, enjoy a sunset swim from Elmley’s private beach, or a wedding morning yoga session on the meadows.

Celebrate your marriage in your own way in a completely unique destination wedding location.

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Not your average barn wedding venue

The traditional Kentish Barn is the heart of your wedding celebrations. Its wooden vaulted ceiling are draped with twinkling lights and the huge window provides breath-taking views across miles of unspoilt landscape. Hold your wedding feast and party the night away with the moonlight shining off the lakes beyond.

The huge rustic wedding barn doors open out onto a grass courtyard, encircled by wildflowers, and festoon lighting, for wedding reception drinks, games and dancing under the stars.

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Sustainability at our heart

Kingshill Farm is a wedding venue of simple luxuries, with nature and conservation all around. Whether you're dreaming of a rustic wedding in Kent or a romantic countryside celebration. Elmley has beautiful spaces, exclusive hire and breathtaking views for your wedding which go hand in our hand with our ethos of seasonality and sustainability.

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Personal weddings

Elmley is a unique wedding venue in Kent. Hosting only a small number of weddings a year, we ensure that every wedding at Elmley is completely personal. Our small, experienced team will be on hand to guide you through your adventure so that you can relax and enjoy a truly extraordinary wedding that tells your story.

It is your wedding, your way – the place is yours for a wedding that will be unique to you. Our approach is relaxed and flexible. There are few restrictions and our dedicated team love new ideas.

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Food & Drink

Have the freedom to choose your perfect menu and service style for your wedding day. Pick from a range of our preferred catering teams who we know and trust to offer you a seamless , friendly service. With no corkage fee on your daytime drinks you have the option to serve your guests your favourite tipple.

Throughout your stay our in-house kitchen team can offer some delicious options to ensure you and your residential guests are well fed during your stay. Have a relaxed evening under the festoon lights with some music whilst enjoying freshly made woodfired pizzas. A buffet breakfast for all guests is included the morning after the wedding so you have more time to spend with your nearest and dearest.

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Your home for your time with us

You and your nearest and dearest have exclusive use of Elmley's rustic luxe accommodation for two nights sleeping 42 guests in our range on onsite accommodation. Kingshill Farmhouse, Elmley Cottage and our range of Shepherd's Huts are yours to relax in the peace and quiet of the reserve and wake up to nature.

Additional guests can be accommodated by directly booking our Bell Tent Village which will be available for the night of the wedding.