Exclusive Use

Exclusive Use

For a grand romantic gesture that you, your partner and indeed all the guests will talk about forever, why not opt for your very own Georgian mansion in Chilston Park, Kent, for your special day?

That means you will enjoy exclusive use of Chilston Park: the bedrooms, grounds, restaurant and bar.

Exclusive use includes sole use of the Manor House and grounds from 1pm to 6am the following morning, closure of the public areas and Culpeper’s Restaurant within the hotel (with the exception of reception), use of 50 bedrooms and breakfast for up to 100 adults.

Offer validity dates: all year

Price: from £8,700

Package details

  • A red carpet arrival
  • A glass of Champagne for the wedding couple on arrival or after your ceremony
  • A wedding menu prepared by our award-winning chefs
  • The opportunity to meet with the chef and trial your menu choice with our compliments
  • Sole use of the Manor House and grounds from 1pm to 6am the following morning
  • Closure of the public areas and Culpepers Restaurant within the hotel (with the exception of reception)
  • Use of our hotel grounds and gardens for those all-important photographs
  • An event manager to act as toastmaster throughout the day
  • A dedicated member of our experienced events team to help with preparations for your special day
  • A dedicated wedding host to take care of your every need on your wedding day
  • Online bedroom booking service for your wedding party
  • One reception drink per adult: Buck’s Fizz, Winter or Summer Pimm’s, elderflower fizz, sparkling wine or warm mulled cider
  • Three canapés per adult during your reception drinks
  • Three course wedding breakfast menu from our inclusive menu
  • Half a bottle of recommended wine per adult
  • Two menu cards per table
  • Use of the hotel cake stand and knife
  • White table linen and white napkins
  • An upgrade to a glass of Champagne per adult for the toast
  • Tea, coffee and petits fours
  • Chiavari chairs for the wedding breakfast room
  • Hog roast with a selection of salads (1st April to 30th September only) or evening buffet of 6 items for up to 100 guests
  • Use of 50 bedrooms
  • Breakfast for up to 100 adults the following morning

Should you wish to hire Culpeper’s Restaurant for any part of your wedding day, a facility fee would apply, please see pricing insert for full details.

After your wedding has taken place you will be eligible for Gold membership of Hand Picked Hotel’s loyalty programme, The Club.  Once you have joined, you will earn points every time you spend at Hand Picked Hotels after your wedding*.  Points can be exchanged for a variety of indulgent stays and treats.

The benefits of being a Gold card member of The Club include:

  • A free upgrade to an Executive room if available when you check-in
  • Welcome drink on arrival to a maximum value of £8
  • Enhanced points earning capacity – 1 point per £6 spent
  • Newspaper of your choice
  • 10% discount off health & beauty treatments during your stay.


*Please note that points are not awarded for the wedding or wedding related spend.



The Exclusive Use Package is based on 75 adult guests for the day, plus an additional 45 guests for the evening reception. Additional guests can be added to the package at a supplement.

Exclusive Use Package January - March and November April - June, September - October July - August and December
Monday - Wednesday £8,700 £9,200 £9,700
Thursday £9,000 £10,000 £11,000
Friday £10,500 £14,000 £16,000
Saturday £14,500 £16,000 £22,500
Sunday £9,500 £12,500 £14,000
Hire of Culpeper’s Restaurant – facility fee £750 £900 £1,100

*Bank holidays Sundays are charged as a Saturday wedding.

The above package is based on 75 adult guests, additional guests are charged at £100 per person. The package also includes 50 bedrooms; you may wish to pass on the bedroom cost to your guests requiring accommodation using our online booking process. For example, based on a reduced price of £100 per room and using 40 of the 50 bedrooms, this equates to a potential reduction of £4,000. Please ask your wedding co-ordinator for full details.

Should you wish to hire Culpeper’s Restaurant for any part of your wedding day, a facility fee applies. Hire of the Culpeper’s Restaurant is only available for Exclusive Use events.

  • Additional guests are priced at £100 per person
  • For New Year’s Eve please refer to Saturday prices from June – August
  • Chivari chairs are used for the wedding breakfast room only and cannot be moved. Should you wish to have chivari chairs in the ceremony room a second set will need to be purchased
  • Exclusive use of the hotel includes the closure of the Culpeper’s Restaurant but not the use of. Additional fee from £750 applies for the use of this area


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