Wakes & Memorials

IN OUR WATERSIDE COUNTRY HIDEAWAY

We are proud to host such precious occasions. At a time that is understandably difficult, find some comfort in our secluded country hideaway beside the Swale estuary, leaving the organisation of a high-quality wake for your loved one safely in our hands.

YOUR EVENT

We work sensitively and seamlessly to put on the send off you want. Simple to book, our Event Coordinators can organise everything you need with the same care and attention that you yourself would spend, or you can work with us to personalise the occasion as you wish.

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Our Venue

THE OAK BARN

Our Oak Barn offers a beautiful backdrop as you celebrate the life of your loved one. Understated yet refined, its gabled ceiling, oak beams and fairy lit, hops finish deliver a relaxed and rustically elegant occasion. French doors open onto a private terrace with oak gazebo and our landscaped gardens, with views of the estuary beyond.

THE EVENT SUITE

If you’re looking for a larger wake or memorial venue our Event Suite can comfortably seat 150 in tranquility, with beautiful garden and estuary views from the floor-to-ceiling bi-fold windows. Opening onto a private terrace and landscaped garden, there’s plenty of space for guests to mingle together or take a moment by themselves in country seclusion.

Food & Drink

HOG ROAST

Bring your guests together over food in memory of your loved one. Using only the highest quality Kentish pork and cooked to perfection by our award-winning chefs, a hog roast is the ideal way for you to simultaneously eat, reflect and raise a glass together. This authentic Kentish Pig on a Spit is served with locally baked soft white rolls, hot new potatoes, stuffing, crackling, coleslaw & Harty apple sauce, plus salad bowls. Vegan sausages are available for Vegetarians/Vegans.

GRAZING TABLE

With a grazing table of our finest homemade, homegrown and family farmed produce, you and your guests are free to eat, mingle and find a spot in our beautiful venue to pause and reflect a while. A generous spread includes cheeseboards with crackers, meats & platters, fruit & chutneys, filled sub rolls & other savoury & salad items. Children’s sandwiches are also available on request.

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