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The Historic Dockyard

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Venue price From £49 per person
Venue capacity 40 - 600 people

Spaces at The Historic Dockyard


The Historic Dockyard Chatham not only offers 2 unique wedding ceremony venues, but a memorable reception venue as well! The Commissioner's House is Britain's Oldest Naval building in use today and is complete with stunning Georgian architecture and it's very own gorgeous landscaped gardens. You will have complete exclusivity of the venue for you and your guests and here you have the option to marry inside or outside. It boasts a beautiful garden marquee, bar and ballroom along with the patio and gardens! Alternatively, for something more unique, marry on-board our Victorian ship, HMS Gannet!


This venue is the most unique venue at The Historic Dockyard. Located within No.3 Covered Slip, this space lends itself to exhibitions, large corporate functions, fairs and more!


ONLY AVAILABLE DECEMBER - FEBRUARY This new building to our site mixes old ships timbers with new wood to create a light and airy atmosphere to work in. This room is perfect for corporate meetings, team building and training, seating 150 theatre style or 100 on round tables, we can set the space out to suit the clients needs.

About The Historic Dockyard


Set in 400 years of Naval history, The Historic Dockyard in Chatham is the perfect venue for any event. We have a variety of unique venues to suit all needs, weather you need a small meeting room for 2 or a venue to seat 400 for dinner - it is all possible at The Historic Dockyard.