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Wedding Reception Venue

Weddings on the Kentish Lady

A truly unique wedding reception venue

Your wedding reception is a truly special event to be treasured and remembered forever; what better way to spend it than sailing through the beautiful Kent countryside with a glass of bubbly in your hand, with all your friends and family around you.

The Kentish Lady is a delightful and totally unique venue for your wedding reception, starting at the Archbishop's Palace in Maidstone town centre we have a sailing area between, Maidstone, Allington Lock and Teston taking in the beautiful Kent countryside at every point.

We want you to totally relax knowing that the Kentish Lady team will do everything to make your time with us as memorable and fun filled as possible, to make your event more memorable we can arrange buffet food, decorations to your requirements, provide welcome drinks and we also have a resident DJ should you wish to dance the night away, alternatively if you wish to have a specific themed event or bring on your own entertainer we would be happy to work with you and your supplier to facilitate your requirements.

Our standard packages -

  • 3 or 4 hour evening hire of our boat (alternative durations available)
  • Cruise along the river between Maidstone, Allington & Teston (subject to your hire duration)
  • Complimentary Bucks Fizz reception drinks or fresh Orange Juice for you and your guests (1 glass per person)
  • Complimentary tea & coffee throughout your cruise
  • Interior decorations to your colour scheme
  • External decorations on bow and stern of vessel
  • Cake knife and slice
  • Dedicated table for your presents and cards
  • Use of wedding card post box
  • Fully licensed bar facility

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Licensed bar on board - Our bar prices are similar to pub prices

Our well stocked licensed bar serves a wide variety of drinks, including wine, spirits, draught and bottled beers, soft drinks, hot beverages and cold snacks.

At Additional Cost -

Welcome drinks for your guests:

Prosecco - £120.00

Price per 6 bottles/36 glasses

Professional DJ to play music of your choice

Play your CD's or MP3 through our sound system

Buffet Choices

We work with a local catering company that can provide a large selection of buffet choices to suit your budget, if you prefer to use your own caterer we can accommodate this also.

Bluebells Catering

07935 023688

Please call Linda on 01622 753740 to ensure your required date is available prior to submitting your booking form.

Click here to download our Wedding Reception Terms and Conditions.

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^Based on a 1 hour trip gift voucher for 1 adult and 1 child.
Registered Address - Hire Cruisers Limited, 89 King Street King Street, Maidstone, England, ME14 1BG | Reg No 04807330
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