Pines Calyx

Dover, Kent

Pines Calyx is an eco-friendly, sustainable wedding venue offering a bright and contemporary feel for your wedding. Situated on the East Kent coast between Deal and Dover this beautiful and tranquil environment is formally protected through the two national designations of ‘Heritage Coastline’ and ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.


 If you are looking a sustainable wedding venue or to make your day green as possible, or wishing simply to capture its sparkling beauty and tranquillity, Pines Calyx with its modern design is a simply breath-taking choice set in six acres of landscaped gardens with stunning sea views. 

For your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception you have exclusive use of this entire unique sustainable wedding venue as well as the adjoining terrace with access to the Pines Garden for those all-important photos. A beautiful and private setting for you and your guests to enjoy throughout the day and a blank canvas in which to style your theme, be it natural, vintage, seasonal or eco-chic!

Your ceremony will be held in the Lower Roundel, this circular room on the ground floor is suitable for up to 80 guests. The bright, airy space has fantastic acoustics and panoramic views across the surrounding gardens towards the sea.

The Upper Roundel is a lovely circular room, set on the first floor seating up to 80 guests for a wedding breakfast. This room affords yet more views across the garden and with doors opening onto the adjoining private terrace, the perfect place to hold a drinks reception.

For the evening reception they can cater to around 120 guests using the whole venue, dancing takes place in the Lower Roundel leaving the Upper Roundel and terrace for those who wish to relax, chat and enjoy the views.


Varied and delicious menus which includes a special Kentish afternoon tea. They use fresh local produce from award winning suppliers (and as much as possible from their own garden!). Two wood ovens and a special wood oven menu is also available which is great for a lovely relaxed dining experience! You are also welcome to use your own caterers. 

Bar and Drinks

A fab choice of reception drinks ranging from proper homemade lemonade to Mojitos and classic Pimms. Wine for the table and toast have been specially chosen to offer as much flexibility as possible and they also offer a corkage option to couples and have a fully staffed bar.

Other facilities

Well behaved pooches on leads welcome. For the kids? 6 acres of stunning parkland, tree climbing, hide and seek, or you can even bring your own wooden toys.

Available times

Pines Calyx recommend an earlier start, say midday, as the bar and music finish at 10.30 with the guests departing by 11.