Venue Fact File: The Blazing Donkey, Kent
11 Dec 2017
Exchange vows in the great outdoors at The Blazing Donkey in Ham, Sandwich
The Blazing Donkey was the first property in Kent to be licensed for outdoor ceremonies and is acclaimed as one of the most popular wedding venues in Kent. The beautiful gardens and grand marquee provide the most dramatic setting for the grandest of occasions. The team strive for excellence in everything they do and love to lavish attention on all the little things that are frequently overlooked.
Facilities and services
Civil ceremonies can be held outside in the beautiful gazebo, within the main house or grand marquee. Facilities and services also include: accommodation, bespoke wedding planning, in-house catering, private bar, venue exclusivity, and access to the venue's recommended suppliers.
Exclusive use means exclusively yours. Yours from which to host the exclusive showstopping wedding you've always dreamed of. Yours for a relaxed wedding weekend, without any interruptions. Yours from which to entertain your family, friends and loved ones. Yours to ramble, roam and feel truly at home. Every wedding at The Blazing Donkey is hosted on a totally exclusive basis giving you uninterrupted use of the two acres of grounds and country hotel.
Availability and pricing
Weekdays and weekends; exclusive use available. Packages start from £3,500. This includes:
- Venue and marquee hire
- Event furniture
- Banqueting linen, cutlery, crockery and drinking glasses
- Chair covers and bows
- Wedding breakfast
- Evening finger buffet
- DJ entertainment
- Bridal suite
Drinks packages are also available.
Best spot for photographs
The beautiful gazebo in the venue's manicured gardens.
Team and catering
Jen, the weddings manager, is a highly accomplished, experienced wedding planner and will be on hand leading up to your special day. Through exceptional service and down-to earth advice, Jen will help you every step of the way with planning a spectacular day that is truly wonderful and personal to you. Locally sourced, seasonal ingredients are used and a wide variety of menu options are on offer.
Access Bride's Online Venue Guide, featuring The Blazing Donkey.