A young couple pose on their wedding day.
James & Jessica
married in West Malling in 2017

On the assumption that you are looking here because you intend to get married, many congratulations to you! This page and accompanying pages in this section together are intended to help you find out about having a wedding in one of our seven parish churches.

The seven parish churches of Addington, Birling, Leybourne, Offham, Ryarsh, Trottiscliffe and West Malling are beautiful and historic locations in which to hold your marriage ceremony and we’d be delighted to speak with you about arranging a service.

National website

The Church of England have provided a national website at with even more useful advice, answers to questions and stories of other couples. Definitely a site worth bookmarking if you are planning on getting married.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Weddings

    There are a number of common questions around Weddings that we've sought to answer for you. Read through our FAQs here.

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    Can I get married here?

    There are many myths about who can and who cannot get married in church. You can get married in church whether or not you have been christened and whether or not you regularly go to church. Find out more about what is possible.

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    The legalities of marrying in church

    Getting married is a legal ceremony and, inevitably, there are a number of legalities that apply. Find out more here.

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    How much does a wedding cost?

    There are certain fees and costs that come with a church wedding, but some depend on how you want to customise the day or in which church you marry. Find out more here.

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    Financial planning for your wedding

    It's important to us that you start off married life well. Here are some tips on how to financially plan for your big day.

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    Having a Wedding Blessing

    If you're thinking of having a wedding blessing after a civil ceremony, or you want to renew your marriage vows, find out more here.