Hever Castle, located in the heart of idyllic Kent countryside. Hever Castle dates back to 1270 and has played host to many important events and celebrations for over 700 years.

Today the Astor Wing together with the Guthrie Pavilion in the Italian Garden and areas of the Castle itself are available for corporate and private events. Each venue has its own unique character and offers peace, privacy and seclusion in one of the most historic and beautiful settings in England.

Catering at Hever Castle

Moat Restaurant 

We are proud to operate the Moat Restaurant that serves a seasonal menu, freshly prepared every day by our skilled team of chefs. Using only the finest British produce with local suppliers where possible, the menu features nutritious salads, tasty pasta dishes and a wide range of beverages from barista-made coffee to quality wines.

The Guthrie Pavilion

The Guthrie Pavilion Cafe serves a selection of cakes, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks. The Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant is also available for Afternoon Tea, located next to the Italian Garden.

The Loggia Bar

A new prosecco bar is now open on the Loggia terrace, overlooking the Italian Garden's lake. 

To contact our venue:
T: 01732 861800
E: events@hevercastle.co.uk

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. So with this in mind, Hever Castle is proud to offer a selection of award-winning Kent wedding spaces as well as some fantastic wedding packages. 

We have a range of venues, to suit weddings of all sizes. Whether it’s the stately grandeur of the Castle itself, the classic, country house atmosphere of the Astor Wing or the stunning lakeside location of the Italian Garden, Hever Castle offers a Kent wedding venue to suit all your wedding day dreams.

Hever Castle Wedding Brochure

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Meetings and Conferences

We have two separate spaces perfect for meetings, training sessions or conferences.

The Astor Wing

An Edwardian wing of the Castle, built in Tudor style, can accommodate events for up to 60 delegates, with an impressive oak panelled suite of three interconnecting meeting rooms. The Tudor Suite offers not only peace, privacy and space to spread out, but also state of the art projection facilities in an historic, beautiful venue.

The Guthrie Pavilion

Located in the Italian Garden, is a contemporary, light and airy conference and event venue providing the perfect location for groups of up to 200 delegates. Palladian in style, this modern facility is surrounded by award-winning gardens, and offers an abundance of natural daylight.

Mindful Meeting Packages

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Dining and Receptions

Arrive in style to the castle forecourt and welcome your guests across the drawbridge to experience the splendour of the function rooms within Hever Castle

This is an unforgettable private party and dining venue. Whether you’re planning an anniversary celebration, a notable birthday or a ‘just because’ gathering of family and friends, Hever Castle offers a selection of beautiful venues to choose from.

Whether it’s a small intimate gathering or a lavish party, let us create a lasting memory that will live on for many years to come. Guaranteeing unobtrusive service combined with first-class comfort and cuisine, both lunch and dinner options are available, provided by award-winning caterers Leith’s Dining. Perhaps combine your visit with a private guided tour of Hever Castle and for those who like to let their hair down, dancing can be arranged as dusk falls.

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Christmas Celebrations

Christmas parties with roaring log fires, candlelight, twinkling Christmas trees and seasonal carols await your arrival at Hever Castle over the festive season.

As dusk falls, the gardens and grounds are spectacularly transformed into an illuminated winter wonderland. With two award-winning venues on offer to choose from, Hever Castle can host festive drinks receptions and sumptuous banquets in the historic surrounds of the Astor Wing and the Castle Dining Hall or a dinner dance in the Guthrie Pavilion.

Both venues will be adorned with traditional Christmas decorations and Christmas trees and a selection of festive entertainment can be arranged from a Tudor Minstrel to a live band. Combine all of this with our personal and attentive service, an eclectic collection of menus and you have the makings of a Christmas Party that you will never forget.

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Summer Parties and Al Fresco Events

Nothing is more quintessentially English than a rose garden in full bloom and the award-winning rose gardens at Hever Castle, with more than 4000 beautifully displayed bushes, create a kaleidoscope of colour and wonderfully perfumed aromas.

As lazy summer days lengthen, Mediterranean-style planting bursts into life all over the Hever Castle Estate with exotic treats such as olives, kiwis, figs and pomegranates. What could provide a better setting for your summer party and family fun days?

With acres of glorious vibrant gardens, Hever Castle’s award-winning venues offer the perfect treat to combine summer living with timeless beauty.

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Maximum capacity
Al fresco events