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The Hop Farm

The Hop Farm

Not just a family fun park and local attraction, The Hop Farm in Kent with its unique, still-remaining Victorian Oast Houses is also an amazing venue. With a massive range of indoor and outdoor function spaces plus top-class hospitality and catering choose the Hop Farm for your next event with a backdrop your guests will never forget.

Surrounded by rolling countryside yet easily accessible from the capital and other major transport links it is ideal for business events and conferencing. The beautiful setting also makes it a popular choice for weddings and other celebrations. The Hop Farm offers rustic, oak beamed barn conversions as their function spaces, beautifully lit with natural daylight some opening out onto gardens and patios.

The largest space available is The Dray, a large function room with adjoining marquee offering maximum flexibility for any grand event from exhibitions and car shows. Up to 400 guests can be seated theatre style and the marquee offers a further 360sqm of space which can seat 340 theatre-style. Further spaces include The Shires, a ground floor banqueting suite with a pub-like feel which can accommodate 200 for a reception and the Whites Banqueting Suite, recently renovated oast house which can seat 150 theatre-style.

It’s not just grand-scale affairs that can happen at the Hop Farm, an intimate gathering of 15 guest can be seated in the adjoining Roundels rooms, which can be used in conjunction with the larger suites if needed or ideal for interviews and training sessions.

Outside you can say ‘I do’ in the licensed Garden Gazebo on the stunning wedding lawns there are acres of land plus off roading courses, plenty of options for those arranging team-building exercises and family fun days. Festivals and rallies can also be held here.

The Hop Farm is 40 miles from London and has ample parking for 1000 cars. The nearest railway station is Paddock Wood where a taxi can bring you to the venue. Local buses also service the venue.

The Hop Farm Map
Venue The Hop Farm
Capacity 400 guests
Address Maidstone Road
Paddock Wood
TN12 6PY
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (3)

Dray Suite - The Hop Farm

Dray Suite

  • Max Capacity: 800
  • Full Details

    This converted barn function room is one of the few conference rooms in Kent able to accommodate up to 300 seated guests theatre style. The Dray is also an ideal venue for a private party, school prom, or family fun day, with a maximum capacity of 450 guests standing. The 400+ square metres of space also makes The Dray an ideal room for exhibitions and product launches.
    The Dray Marquee
    For those clients that require some extra space, The Dray Conference & Banqueting Suite has an attached permanent marquee, creating an additional area of 360 square metres. It is fully lined, swagged and lit to create a glamorous dining facility that can accommodate up to 400 dinner guests.


    • Reception: 800
    • Theatre: 400
    • Banqueting: 300
    • Dinner & Dance: 300
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Whites Suite - The Hop Farm

Whites Suite

  • Max Capacity: 250
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    Oak beamed and hop garlanded, Whites is an impressive and versatile room housed in a tastefully converted oast house.
    Whites has its own integral bar, dance floor and reception area. The room also has disabled access, private cloakroom and natural daylight.


    • Reception: 250
    • Theatre: 150
    • Banqueting: 150
    • Dinner & Dance: 150
    • Classroom: 50
    • Boardroom: 50
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Roundels - The Hop Farm


  • Max Capacity: 20
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    Filled with character, these meeting rooms are ideal for presentations, interviews, board meetings and training sessions


    • Boardroom: 20
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Venue Features (15)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Smoking Area
  • Training Specialists
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access