Christmas Parties venue

Christmas Parties

Celebrate Christmas at The Castle Westenhanger

The Castle Westenhanger near Hythe is a breathtaking location for your exclusive Christmas Party. A venue steeped in history with a heated marquee suitable for parties between 50 – 240 guests, enjoy a three-course festive feast followed by dancing until the early hours. From the moment you enquire, our professional events and catering team will take care of everything so that you don’t need to worry about a thing.

Pricing & Guest Numbers

Monday to Wednesday: £70.00 per person
Thursday: £75.00 per person
Friday & Saturday: £80.00 per person

Minimum Guests: 50
Maximum Guests: 240

The Castle Westenhanger's Christmas Party Package Includes:

  • Exclusive use of the castle, grounds, and marquee from 6pm until 1am
  • Access from 3pm on the day of your event
  • Three-course festive feast created by our in-house chefs
  • Coffee & mince pies
  • Beautiful festive decor
  • DJ & Dancefloor from 6:30pm to 1am
  • Dedicated event manager who will ensure your event is planned and managed to perfection
  • Staff and servers who will ensure the smooth running of your event
  • Fully stocked bar and barperson (drinks not included)
  • Table number & name holders
  • Complimentary parking
  • Easel and frame for displaying your table plan
Westenhanger venue
Image by The Captured Picture Company

Event Timeline

  • 6:30pm: Guest arrival & festive drinks reception
  • 7:15pm: Guests invited to take their seats for dinner
  • 7:30pm: A festive three course meal in the marquee
  • 9:00pm: Coffee & mince pies
  • 9:30pm: DJ begins the evening party
  • 12:30pm: Bar closes 1am: Carriages

About The Castle Westenhanger

The Castle Westenhanger in Kent is nestled in 14 acres of magnificent Kent countryside. Located near the historic market town of Hythe, the castle is a scheduled ancient monument with a Grade 1 listed manor house. It enjoys a rich history and has been connected to many notable figures throughout history, including Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.

The Marquee

The Marquee

Luxurious Bar

Luxurious Bar

Professional Events Team

Professional Events Team

In-house Catering Team

In-house Catering Team

Steeped in History

Steeped in History

Festive Décor

Festive Décor

Christmas tree
Image by Fleur Challis Photography

Make It Extra Special

Looking to incorporate something special into your Christmas Party? Contact us for pricing information on the below, or let us know if you have something else in mind.


Festive Canapés

Cocktail Bar

Cocktail Bar & Mixologist

After Dinner Liquors

After Dinner Liquors

Cheese and Port-Station

Cheese & Port Station

Sample Festive Menu

Menu Starters

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Toasted Seeds & Parmesan (Vegetarian)

Beetroot Cured Salmon, Horseradish Cream & Pickled Shallot

Chicken Liver Pate, Rhubarb & Toasted Sourdough

Duck Croquette, Pistachio Crumb & Plum Chutney

Mushroom Pâté, Shimeji Mushrooms, Toasted Sourdough & Watercress Salad (Vegan)


Roast Turkey, Pigs in Blankets, Sausage Stuffing, Thyme Roasted Potatoes, Honey Glazed Parsnip, Carrots & Sprouts

Loin of Pork, Crackling, Creamy Mash, Mulled Wine, Red Cabbage & Grain Mustard Sauce

Cod, Crushed Potato, Steamed Greens & Sauvignon Blanc Reduction

Wild Mushroom Gnocchi, Pine Nuts & Truffle Oil (Vegetarian)

Roasted Celeriac Steak, Leek Ragout, Confit Cherry Tomatoes, Salsa Verde (Vegan)


Christmas Pudding & Brandy Custard

Almond Tart & Blueberry Sorbet

Kentish Apple & Blackberry Oat Crumble & Vanilla Ice Cream

Passion Fruit Brûlée & Shortbread Biscuit

Chocolate Truffle Torte & Dairy Free Vanilla Ice Cream (Vegan)