Kent Wedding Venue | Kent Favourite Wedding Venue - Blazing Donkey

THE PERFECT WEDDING VENUE IN KENT

Your Kentish Wedding In Truly Stunning Surroundings Exclusive To You

Congratulations on you engagement! Now it’s time to find that perfect wedding venue to host your dream wedding reception, ceremony or both. Set in stunning Kentish countryside, Blazing Donkey boasts a breathtaking setting for a perfect wedding. Our niche is original, fun, made-to-measure weddings has firmly established us as a first choice venue for weddings in Kent. Well off the beaten track and set in two glorious acres of lovingly tended grounds, privacy and exclusivity to your wedding is guaranteed, Your guests will be blown away by our romantic, exclusive, ambient venue that provides a blissful atmosphere for your dream wedding. Located just outside the historic town of Sandwich, on the beautiful East coast of Kent, Blazing Donkey is perfectly set within easy reach of East Sussex, Essex, Surrey & London for those looking for a truly interrupted & exclusive rural wedding rural location.

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VENUE EXCLUSIVITY

Every wedding at The Blazing Donkey is hosted on an exclusive basis giving you and your guests uninterrupted use of the two acres of grounds and all our facilities.

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THE GRAND PAVILLION MARQUEE

Our Grand Pavilion Marquee holds from 30 to 240 guests and is offered complete and ready-to-use including wedding furniture, banqueting linen, lighting, bar and dancefloor set-up.

FOR WHEN THE PARTY STARTS

Our State of the art sound and light rig sets a magical scene for our evening reception entertainment and dancing. The 18 square meter revolutionary directional speaker system is suspended over the dance-floor and provides a high quality and high impact sound for the evening celebration.

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GARDENS & OUTSIDE CEREMONY

Overlooking the manicured and breathtaking luscious gardens and grounds, our outside gazebo is licensed for outdoor civil ceremonies and our grand marquee pavilion provides the most dramatic setting for the grandest of occasions.

BARN-CEREMONIES

BARN CEREMONIES

18th Century Barn, resplendent with its exposed beams and flagstone floors provides a truly perfect setting for Winter weddings and for those couples seeking a more traditional vibe. Our barn can be decorated in a wide range of options ensuring you achieve the perfect look.

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WINTER WEDDINGS

There is something magical about a winter wedding. You can marry here at any time of the year – perhaps even with a sprinkling of snow.

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BRIDAL SUITES & ACCOMMODATION

We have accommodation to suit all your guests from glamping in the grounds, through luxurious rooms in our converted stables to romantic suites in the main house. You can make your choice from single, double, twin, family and pet-friendly rooms.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Check out some of our recently announced and newly wed couples!

Just Married

Lee & Eileen

Lee & Eileen

Married 20.07.21

Richard & Lucy Thompson

Richard & Lucy Thompson

Married 27th October, 2021. Unseasonably warm October weather allowed Richard & Lucy to be one of our first ever couples exchange their vows in the gardens during the Winter. A wonderful day!

Alan & Shiona

Alan & Shiona

Shiona pictured here with our Trefor- he gets everywhere! Congratulations to you both on your marriage Saturday 14th May, 2022!!

Amy & Neal

Amy & Neal

Married on Sunday 15th May, 2022 what a fantastic day - pictured here with Trefor the morning after! (Looks like Tref has borrowed his shirt to Neal!)

John & Leanne

John & Leanne

John & Leanne Thursday 26th May, 2022. Congratulations from us all! 💍💍💍

James & Dan

James & Dan

Friday 22nd July, 2022 | Congratulations from us all!

David & Yvonne

David & Yvonne

Friday 17th March, 2023. Dave and Yvonne, pictured with our Trefor even got a shout out on "Steve Wright Sunday Love Songs"

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Leigh & Parris

Leigh & Parris

Leigh and Parris - 3rd August, 2024! Following a stay at "Ham Hideaway", our new friends got engaged and returned to the 'Donkey to book their wedding!!

Jack-Groves & Niamh-Finlay

Jack-Groves & Niamh-Finlay

Congratulations to Jack Groves & Niamh Finlay, from Sittingbourne. Booked their big wedding weekender at the 'Donkey 17th-19th May, 2024!

Ellis & Molly

Ellis & Molly

Following a very romantic on-the-beach proposal, Folkestone-based Ellis and Molly recently announced their plans to marry at the 'Donkey in the Summer of 2025!!

Emma & Simon

Emma & Simon

Marrying September 2024!! Congratulations!

Danny James & Lauren Lynn

Danny James & Lauren Lynn

"Super Heroes", Danny James and Lauren Lynn from Ramsgate are excited to announce that they are marrying at the 'Donkey on 11th August 2024!

Lee Cole & Georgina Nash

Lee Cole & Georgina Nash

Lee Cole and Georgina Nash announce their marriage and grand reception at The Blazing Donkey on Saturday 5th October, 2024!

Oliver & Sandra

Oliver & Sandra

Just announced their marriage and reception to be held at the 'Donkey in 2024!

Jack & Eloise

Jack & Eloise

Jack & Eloise are delighted and excited to announce their marriage and wedding to take place Thursday May 18th, 2023!

Thomas & Luke

Thomas & Luke

Thomas & Luke, from Essex, are delighted and excited to announce their "wedding weekender" to be held Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th August, 2024 at The Blazing Donkey !!!

Nico & Kelly

Nico & Kelly

Nico & Kelly just announced their marriage and reception to be held at the 'Donkey! Watch this space for further updates on the big day date!

David Franklin & Rachel Seymour

David Franklin & Rachel Seymour

David & Rachel, Mr & Mrs Franklin-to-be are over the moon to announce their marriage and reception to be held here at Kent's favourite countryside venue on 30th May, 2024!

Wayne & Karyn

Wayne & Karyn

Wayne & Karyn - Mr. & Mrs. Everard to be recently announced their exciting plans to marry at The Blazing Donkey on Thursday July 20th!! We can't wa

Stefan & Kelly

Stefan & Kelly

Stefan & Kelly - Engaged to be married Sunday 19th May, 2024! Ceremony and Reception at the 'Donkey!

Daniel & Sarah

Daniel & Sarah

Following a recent visit to the hotel to meet our weddings team Ashford-based Daniel and Sarah have booked the entire property for their wedding including our Ham Hideaway glamping facilities. We look forward to hosting their big day in July 2024!!!

Abby & Ben

Abby & Ben

Ben proposed in Iceland. We are getting married at the blazing donkey on 2nd August 2025.

Emma & Karl

Emma & Karl

Emma & Karl - marrying with celebrations to follow at the 'Donkey May 2024!!! ❤️❤️

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