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The Old Kent Barn

Smersole Farm | Swingfield, Swingfield CT15 7HF, England
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment my we both saw the venue we knew this was the place we wanted to get married. The staff throughout where brilliant and provided lots of helpful information from day one and kept us fully informed right up to the big day whilst also liaising with our photographer and flower providers. The big day itself was everything... More 

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Thank Andy B
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful words, your last line really made us smile. We are always really delighted when we read such positive comments and always ensure that we share them with our staff, who at the end of the day are the ones that really make the day go to plan. We were all so looking forward to your... More 

Bexley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My husband and I got married here on the 31st October this year. I could not fault the team at The Old Kent Barn both in the lead up and on the day, they were exceptional. Anyone contemplating this venue I'd say go for it, you wont be disappointed. They made our day magical in every way and we can't... More 

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Thank Liana W
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

Dear Liana and David Many thanks for taking the time out of your busy diaries to thank us. We loved so many thoughtful and personal aspects of your wedding and really enjoyed meeting every​ one of your guests. Thank you from all the team at The Old Kent Barn. More 

nelson south wales
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Visited this place for a family wedding, the place provided everything in one area! Everything was suitable for a wedding, beautiful food and a truly amazing place! would recommend for future weddings

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Thank garry t
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your five-star review and for saying such wonderful things about The Old Kent Barn and thank you so much for recommending us to other couples, it means a lot to the team More 

Folkestone
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

My sister got married here in September 2014 and what a wonderful day it was. The venue is amazing and the staff run it like clockwork. A very well oiled machine! Everything ran on time and went perfectly. Absolutely fantastic wedding venue - guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been to, but my sis did go... More 

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Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your Sisters Wedding and that you enjoyed our wonderful customer service. With regards to our charges, we believe that we are competitively priced as there are lots of extra things included within the price such as the venue is hired exclusively ie no other weddings take place on the same... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We got married at the old kent barn on 20th August this year. From the moment we first called until the time we left the day after the wedding we received first class service at this amazing venue from their fantastic staff! Our wedding day was the most perfect and magical day for us. The day before Jo was a... More 

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Thank Katie M
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

How wonderful for you to take time out to review The Old Kent Barn. We appreciate that bride and grooms have so much to do when they return from their honeymoon, thanking friends and family. So image how thrilled we are to receive such wonderful feedback. As you know we split the team up into Team Bride and Team Groom... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We attended a wedding at the Old Barn and were very well looked after. The bar staff are great, especially Ashley and Abbie who were outstanding. The food was great and the dessert was lovely. The staff are all very industrious and always smiling and happy to help.

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Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

As a team here at The Old Kent Barn we are always thrilled to receive reviews from guests at the Wedding. It makes our day that only were the bride and groom happy, but our staff and, in particular, Ashley and Abbie made your day so memorable. Many thanks for taking the time to say such wonderful comments. More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Our best friends used the Old Kent Barn as their wedding venue. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. The grounds are beautiful, complete with bandstand and lush gardens. The food was cooked to perfection and the rooms were very cosy, clean and comfortable. Thank you to all the staff who made it such a special day.

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Thank Honor K
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

How wonderful to receive a review from a guest. It is always our intention that when we host a wedding we keep both the bride and groom but also their guests happy. So to read your wonderful review has truly made the team fell very proud of all we do. Thank you so much for sharing More 

Herne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Thank you Old Kent Barn for providing my daughter with the perfect wedding!You even made sure the weather was perfect for us too!Cannot thank Kylie and Miles enough for making sure that everything went according to plan so that we could relax and enjoy our daughters special day.Also to Pat the registrar for a lovely ceremony and 'the sheep in... More 

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Thank Sandra S
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing The Old Kent Barn and for awarding us with a five star-rating. We love how much you enjoyed the day and that you appreciated how well the day went to plan.The team at the Old Kent Barn strongly believe the first stage to ensuring delighted wedding clients is to respect their vision of their day and... More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Attended a family wedding here and agreed with my daughter when she said it was the nicest wedding venue she had been too. Absolutely beautiful, food lovely, setting amazing, staff attentive and friendly.

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Thank jean g
Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time out to review The Old Kent Barn and for awarding us with a five-star rating. Also thank you for nominating us 'as the nicest wedding venue', that you loved the food, setting and for saying how attentive and friendly our staff were. Thanks from all the team at The Old Kent Barn. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

So many of our guests, even our photographer has said The Old Kent Barn is the best wedding venue they have ever been to! Claire and her team are incredible, they gave us the most perfect day. They couldn't have done more for us, each touch made our day the best it could have been. From the first phone call... More 

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Anthony W, General Manager at The Old Kent Barn, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Dockett-Porter Many thanks for taking the time out to review The Old Kent Barn. Thank you for awarding us a five-star rating but also more importantly for making us the 'Best Wedding venue in the World", honestly that statement made all of the team feel quite overwhelmed. The team here at the Old Kent Barn, lead... More 

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