Penshurst Place & Gardens  

Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8DG


Penshurst Place has been the setting for sumptuous entertainment throughout its six and a half centuries of history. Kings, Queens, noblemen, great soldiers and poets have all dined within the walls of its great medieval hall, which has been described as one of the world's grandest rooms. The Barons Hall, with its 60 foot high chestnut beamed roof, is the perfect venue for banquets, receptions, concerts and product launches and the 14th century Sunderland Room and Buttery are available for dinners, meetings and seminars.

Venue Style

Unusual/Unique, Banqueting Suite, Conference Centre, Historic Building, Non Residential, Stately Home/Castle

Venue Awards

Kent Wedding Awards Winner 2014 - 'Wedding Venue of the Year'
Kent Wedding Award Winner 2011
Gold Winner; Best Food & Beverage Supplier for Leith's.
Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards 2009

Meeting & Event Room Capacities

Room NameReceptionTheatreTheatre (BP)ClassroomClassroom (BP)BoardroomU ShapeDin/DanceCabExpoLunch/Dinner
Barons Hall 2502000000090700136
Buttery 5040000160021030
Garden Restaurant 0000000000100
Sunderland Room 140125030032260560100

Meeting & Event Rooms

Total no. of meeting rooms 3
Max capacity (Theatre style) 200
Total no. of breakout rooms 3
Total capacity. of all breakout rooms 150

Facilities And Leisure

Archery On Site 
Clay Pigeon Shooting On Site 
Falconry On Site 
Fishing On Site 
Laser Clayshooting On Site 
Marquee Space On Site 
Walking On Site 
Wedding Licence On Site 


Equipment Type
Overhead Projector
PA System
Wi-Fi Connection

Event Types

Activity Day, Awards Dinners, Away Day, Barbeque, Breakfast Meeting, Christening, Christmas Package, Company Fun Day, Conference, Corporate Hospitality, Dinner, Dinner Dance, Family Fun Day, Gala Dinner, Marquee Event, Private Dining, Product Launch, Reception, Teambuilding, Wedding

Nearest Train Stations

Train station
Train station
Train station

Nearest Airports


Nearest Tube Stations


Nearest Motorways

Motorway Junction
Motorway Junction
Motorway Junction

Car Parking

Car parking
Car parking


By Car: From M25 Junction 5, follow A21 to Tonbridge, leaving at HILDENBOROUGH exit; then follow brown tourist signs. From M26 Junction 2a, follow A25 (Sevenoaks) and then A21 for HILDENBOROUGH, then follow brown tourist signs Public Transport: Train from London Charing Cross to Tonbridge, then taxi to Penshurst (6 miles) Train from London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells or Victoria station to Edenbridge then bus

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Corporate Responsibility

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