Penshurst Place and Gardens
Penshurst Place is a privately-owned, historic house of medieval origin, nestled in Tudor Gardens, providing a stunning location for a wide spectrum of events. Located in the charming village of Penshurst, in countryside at the centre of the Weald of Kent, it provides a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The House is only 32 miles from Central London with easy links to transport hubs in the South-East of England.
In a history spanning almost seven centuries, Penshurst Place has been the setting for many a sumptuous events throughout its history. Kings, Queens, noblemen, great soldiers and poets have dined within the walls of the medieval hall, which has been described as ‘one of the grandest rooms in the world’. Today, it is also available for private hire, offering a majestic backdrop for your next event.
The 14th century Manor House and grounds offer an exclusive venue for office and Christmas parties, birthday parties and anniversaries, private dinners, meetings, product launches and outdoor activity days. The rooms for hire within the defended manor house, which dates back to 1341, comprise the awe-inspiring Baron’s Hall, the charming Sunderland Room and the cosy Buttery.
For outside events, the parkland boasts the ultimate arena for outdoor pursuits. The long tradition of hospitality continues with our caterers, Leiths – famous for their standards of excellence in cuisine and service – offering a wide range of fine dining, buffet style lunches and barbeques.
With its fascinating history, Penshurst Place is a quintessential English country house and the perfect venue to entertain and delight your guests.