Weddings & Private Events

We are pleased to offer the Old Lighthouse as an alternative venue for weddings, film and fashion shoots, musical performances etc.

To arrange a reservation for a wedding please email the Wedding Advisor on [email protected] or telephone 01303 230921. If the telephone is in answerphone mode please leave a message and the Advisor will call you back.

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For information about a civil Marriage Ceremony on approved premises, registrar fees and arrangements please contact Kent County Council on 03000 411919 or e-mail [email protected]

  • Ample free car parking adjacent to the site.
  • Fee for use of Lighthouse for a Wedding Venue £500.

Procedure for Booking Weddings

  1. Visit or telephone Wedding advisor to set date and time of wedding and request Wedding Agreement.
  2. Return two original copies of signed Wedding Agreement with fee.
  3. Confirm final plans with site manager two weeks prior to the scheduled wedding.

Wedding Policies

  • No smoking is permitted within the Lighthouse.
  • Weddings must take place within the building, but may be on any floor. Guest limit at the Gallery level is limited to 10 persons, and the bridge level to 30 persons.
  • Wedding set up must take place on the day of the wedding.
  • Rice, confetti or artificial materials are strictly prohibited inside and outside the lighthouse and on the Dungeness Estate.
  • The site shall be used as is, without rearrangements.
  • A staff member will be on duty and present on the site.
  • No dress changing facilities or bathrooms are available.
  • Portaloo Toilets may be hired by Lessee and placed on site.
  • Motorised vehicles are prohibited within the fenced compound,with the exception of the bridal car.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be supervised by an adult.
  • Excepting guide dogs, no animals are permitted in the Lighthouse building due to Health and Safety regulations.


Opening times and information for visiting The Old Lighthouse.



A selection of photos of the lighthouse and local area.



A four-hundred year history of lighthouses at Dungeness.

Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Additional places to visit in Dungeness and surrounding area.

The Old Lighthouse Dungeness, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN29 9NB

Phone 01797 321300

Email [email protected]

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