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Customer Notice

Saturday 25th of September will be the LAST day for 1hr trips between Maidstone & Allington Lock for at least 3 - 4 weeks due to essential maintenance required on the Kentish Lady - Our self-drive hire will continue to operate.

Wedding Reception Venue

Weddings on the Kentish Lady

A truly unique wedding reception venue

Your wedding day is a 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 Archbishop's Palace you'll travel upriver through East Farleigh Lock and under Farleigh, Barming and Teston bridges into the beautiful Kent countryside.

You can totally relax knowing that we will do everything to make your cruise with us as memorable and fun as possible, to make your event even more memorable we can arrange buffet food, decorations to your requirements, provide welcome drinks and we have a resident DJ should you wish to dance the night away, however if you wish to have a themed event we would be happy to work with you and your supplier to facilitate any specific requirements.

What's included in our packages

  • 3/4 hour evening hire of our boat
  • Cruise along the river towards Teston
  • 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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Optional extras

Personalise your wedding reception by adding any of the following extra options:

Buffet Choices

We work with a local catering company that can provide a large selection of buffet choices to suit your budget starting at just £5.40 per head.


Welcome drinks for your guests:

Price per 6 bottles/36 glasses
Prosecco - £80
Codorniu - £110

Other Options


Music from 1950's right through to present day

Play your CD's through our sound system
No Fee

Licensed bar on board

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

Our bar tariffs are similar to pub prices.

Local hotels

If your guests are coming from afar or you just don't want to drive home after your event then feel free to check out the local hotels by clicking here.

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