Venue Fact File: West Heath, Kent
09 Nov 2016
Looking for a wedding venue in a rural setting? West Heath is situated in the heart of the idyllic Kent countryside
West Heath is the ideal wedding venue set in 32 acres in the heart of Sevenoaks, situated just 6.5 miles from junction 5 of the M25 and a 30 minute train journey from central London.
An 18th century building steeped in history with lots of original features, it is the perfect venue for a dreamy wedding. Alongside a beautiful setting for your special day, the venue offers a friendly team who are dedicated to ensuring the planning process is as easy as possible and that the day is one to remember for all the right reasons.
You can choose between two rooms for your civil ceremony: the Recital Room and the Red Room. The venue can accommodate up to 110 guests during the daytime and 150 guests for the evening reception. Outside the Recital Room, the venue’s south-facing lawn is perfect for your guests to enjoy their reception drinks and canapés. There is a bridal room on the first floor should brides want to get ready on-site. The venue offers on-site accommodation during the summer holidays.
The Recital Room is undoubtedly a ‘wow’ factor room. This elegant room is light and airy, with three stunning crystal chandeliers and French windows leading to a covered patio and beautiful lawns. Its capacity is up to 110 guests. The Red Room is equally elegant and stunning. It is in the original 18th century building with a charming fireplace and impressive pillars. Its capacity is up to 80 guests.
Availability and prices
Weddings at West Heath are on a Saturday. Couples have exclusive venue hire from the Friday afternoon, all day Saturday and Sunday morning. During the holidays and mid-week weddings are also welcome. Exclusive venue hire is £3,500 with menu rates starting from £39pp (+VAT). Couples can bring their own wine and champagne for the wedding breakfast with no corkage fee.
For the venue rate of £3,500 (inc VAT):
- Exclusive hire of the Old House for the weekend*
- Personal wedding co-ordinator
- Bridal room for hair and make-up with private facilities
- Chair covers and sashes, tables and chairs
- Integrated sound system throughout the Old House
- Cake table, cake stand and easel for your table plan
*the afternoon before the wedding day and the morning after
Best spot for photographs
The landscaped grounds and the beautiful venue itself.
Team and catering
A dedicated wedding co-ordinator and West Heath’s staff, who are friendly and attentive, help you to plan your special day, always going that extra mile to help couples and there for you at every stage. Great food and delicious drinks are of paramount importance at West Heath. Each wedding is different, so the venue prides itself on offering couples a great selection and quality of food and drink to match specific choices. Food is locally sourced, wherever possible, and prepared with expertise by the team of talented chefs.
Maximum guest numbers
Read more about West Heath in the Kent Venue Guide 2016/17