Make your wedding dreams a reality in the Garden of England

The famed Garden of England. It’s one of the UK’s wedding hotspots, for good reason!

But when it comes to finding the top Kent wedding venues, find out why the Hythe Imperial has got the real ‘wow’ factor…

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Getting married in the beautiful Garden of England

Kent. Just the name brings to life rolling green hills, hop fields, orchards and charming old villages. It’s long been known as the ‘Garden of England’.

It’s no surprise then, that our beautiful county of Kent ranks among the most popular wedding destinations in the UK.

And one of the best wedding venues in Kent? Of course, it’s our very own luxury hotel, the Hythe Imperial.

The history of Kent

Set in the south-east corner of Britain, Kent has a history stretching back as far as Roman times, and even earlier as a settlement of Celtic tribes.

And the name ‘Garden of England’ is said to have been given to Kent by none other than King Henry VIII.

In this historic county, our hotel started life as The Seabrook Hotel in 1880.

A Victorian building, it’s steeped in elegance and beauty, but was fully modernised and refurbished to bring it up-to-date.

Today it retains its historic charm but with a contemporary edge.

One of Kent’s top wedding venues

The Hythe Imperial Hotel has been a welcoming wedding venue for many years now.

Couples choose the hotel for many reasons. But we think one of the main ones is our special location – directly on the seafront.

It’s the best of both country and coastal – a dramatic beach location overlooking the ocean – but with beautiful gardens in the heart of rural Kent.

This includes our ocean terrace, romantic gazebo, grand Ballroom, champagne bar, lounges and function rooms. All under one roof.

Gourmet Kent, a destination for foodies

In recent years, the local food scene in Kent has gone global.

This corner of England offers everything from gourmet fine dining to street food, and everything in between. And here on the coast, fresh fish is incredibly popular too.

In the heart of all this, you’ll find our very own Coast restaurant. This is the main dining venue at the Hythe Imperial, where our expert chefs create delicious dishes using local produce.

This AA-rosette award-winning dining is what you and your guests will enjoy when you choose us for your wedding day.

You can work with the team to ensure your wedding catering is perfect, and personalised to you and your guests.

Kent wedding packages – stay on budget

It’s another big attraction of our hotel.

We offer inclusive packages – so you can tailor your wedding just how you want it.

Our range of wedding packages in Kent include all the essentials you’ll need, plus a bit more. Think things like welcome drinks and bubbly for the toast, a huge choice of catering options, and an evening disco.

All of these can be taken care of in advance. It leaves you free to just enjoy every moment. And that’s such an important part of your wedding!

Why not take a look, and start deciding which package is perfect for you both?

Linger a little longer in Kent

Whether you’re local – or will be travelling to Kent for your wedding – why not stay and see a little more of our beautiful county?

Our wedding packages include an overnight stay at the hotel for the happy couple – included in the price.

And we also offer great rates for your family and friends – including a new special offer for 2024 on additional rooms for wedding guests.

So why not linger a little longer with us? You can discover all the wonderful attractions of Kent, right here in the Garden of England.

Looking to get married soon – very soon?

Our calendar fills up quickly, but we do have some limited late availability for weddings this year.

If you’ve always dreamed of a Kent wedding, don’t miss this incredible opportunity! We can help you to plan your perfect big day, even at fairly short notice.

And don’t forget, we have some really unmissable deals on 2024 weddings. But spaces really are limited – get in touch soon.

Start planning your dream Kent wedding today

We’d love to show you around our hotel, to show you why it’s sure to be your dream wedding venue in the Garden of England.

When you’re ready, give our friendly Wedding Team a call on 01303 267441, or email us here and Georgia or one of her team will be in touch soon.