Guest Information

We look forward to welcoming you as a guest at Reach Court Farm Weddings

We hope you find the information below useful on what to expect on the day of the wedding and help you plan your transport, accomodation and everything else.

How to find us…

We’re located at Reach Court Farm in the peaceful village of St Margaret’s, you can get directions to us here.

Once you get to the bottom of the farm road take a sharp right through the entrance to the field parking, you should see plenty of signs to direct you up to the wooded pathway into the venue.

TAXI…

The venue closes at 11pm midweek and 12 midnight on Saturdays and bank holidays. We advise taxis are booked for these times at the latest.

We strongly suggest that guests book taxis in advance, most local taxi companies are coming from Deal or Dover and are very busy at weekends.

St Margarets Village Cars – 07593 847191

Richard’s Dover Taxi – 01304 249 415

Dover Royal Taxis – 01304 210 210

Dover Taxis – 01304 727 272

Dover White Cliffs Taxi – 01304 20 20 70

Star Taxis Dover – 01304 228 822

Central Taxi Dover – 01304 212 212

Deal Cars – 01304 382 345

Castle Taxis – 01304 363636

Direct Cars Deal – 01304 382 222

Britannia Coaches Minibus Hire – 01304 228 111

Parnell Executive Cars – 07951 723373

OTHER TRANSPORT…

By Bus – Stagecoach bus No 80 serves St Margarets and stops at the corner of the High Street and Reach Road. From here it is a 10 minute walk (0.5 mile) to Reach Court Farm.

By Train – The nearest train station to Reach Court Farm is Martin Mill although you will need to pre book a taxi for the 5 minute journey to us.

Dover Priory is the most popular station nearby with a taxi rank outside that will take you on the 10 minute journey to Reach Court Farm. Additionally there are train stations in Walmer and Deal.

By Bicycle – We have secure bicycle storage if you wish to reach us under your own pedal power. Please note there are no shower or changing facilities at Reach Court Farm.

 

WHERE TO REST YOUR HEAD…

We do not have accomodation on site, however we are surrounded by a number of hotels, B&B’s and self catering options in St Margaret’s, Deal and Dover all within easy reach of Reach Court Farm. Please find a selection of our favourites below.

St Margaret’s Bay Hotel – 0.4 miles

The Rose Hotel – Deal, 6.6 miles

The Royal Hotel – Deal, 6.5 miles

Number One B&B – Deal, 6.1 miles

Dover Marina Hotel – Dover, 4.7 miles

Travelodge Dover – Dover, 4.0 miles

Premier Inn Dover Central – Dover, 4.5 miles

Premier Inn Dover East – Dover, 2.9 miles

Holiday Inn Dover – Whitfield, 5.1 miles

THE ROYAL OAK – RIVER, 6.4 MILES

There are also many more accommodation options via online agencies such as AirbnbVrboBooking.com and Expedia.

VENUE INFORMATION

The venue will be open 30 minutes prior to the ceremony start time.

Last orders at the bar are 10:30pm midweek and 11:30pm Saturdays and bank holidays

The bar accepts card payments although due to our remote location the machine can be a bit slow so please bring cash as a back up.

Cars can be left in the car park overnight at the owners risk however they must be collected before midday the following day. After this the car park entrance will be locked.

THE VENUE WILL BE OPEN 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE CEREMONY TIME.

THE VENUE WILL CLOSE AT 11PM ON THURSDAYS AND 12 MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAYS

YES, WE HAVE PLENTY OF SPACE IN OUR FIELD PARKING.

YES. ALL CARS LEFT OVERNIGHT MUST BE COLLECTED BEFORE MIDDAY THE FOLLOWING DAY. ALL CARS ARE LEFT AT THE OWNER’S RISK
UNFORTUNATELY, WE DO NOT ALLOW CAMPERVANS TO BE PARKED OVERNIGHT.

YES, THE BAR WILL BE OPEN THROUGHOUT THE DAY FOR YOU TO GET A DRINK.  THE ONLY OCCASION WE MAY NEED TO CLOSE THE BAR IS IF, DUE TO THE WEATHER, WE HAVE TO HOLD THE WEDDING CEREMONY INSIDE THEN THE BAR WILL BE CLOSED BEFORE THE CEREMONY. THE BAR WILL ALSO BRIEFLY BE CLOSED PRIOR TO THE WEDDING SPEECHES.

THERE IS NO COATROOM OR LEFT LUGGAGE STORAGE AT THE VENUE, MOST GUESTS PLACE COATS AND SMALL BAGS ON THEIR CHAIRS. PLEASE ONLY BRING WHAT YOU NEED FOR THE DAY.

WE ADVISE GUESTS TO ORDER TAXIS IN ADVANCE FOR 11PM ON A THURSDAY OR 12 MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY.

YES WE DO HAVE CARD PAYMENT FACILITIES, HOWEVER DUE TO OUR REMOTE LOCATION OUR CONNECTION CAN SOMETIMES BE SLOW SO WE ALWAYS ADVISE BRINGING CASH AS A BACK-UP.

THE NEAREST CASH MACHINES ARE LOCATED ACROSS THE ROAD AT THE ST MARGARETS BAY HOLIDAY PARK AND AT THE VILLAGE STORE IN THE CENTRE OF THE VILLAGE.

WE DO NOT HAVE GUEST WIFI AVAILABLE UNFORTUNATELY BUT YOU CAN GET 3G AND SOMETIMES 4G SIGNAL.

THE ST MARGARET’S BAY HOLIDAY PARK IS CLOSEST AND HAS A SMALL HOTEL ON SITE – THIS IS ABOUT A FIVE-MINUTE WALK FROM THE VENUE. BOTH DOVER AND DEAL HAVE PLENTY OF ACCOMMODATION AND ARE 10 MINUTES BY TAXI. PLEASE SEE THE LIST ABOVE FOR SUGGESTIONS. THERE IS NO ACCOMMODATION ON SITE.

WE DO NOT HAVE A DESIGNATED SMOKING AREA. ALL WE ASK IS THAT ALL SMOKING, VAPING, E-CIGARETTES ARE USED OUTSIDE. PLEASE DISCARD OF ANY CIGARETTE BUTTS IN THE ASH TRAYS AND SAND BUCKETS PROVIDED.

YES, WE DO HAVE A BASIC FOLD OUT BABY CHANGING TABLE LOCATED IN THE LADIES’ TOILETS.

WHILST THERE ARE SOME BANKS AND SLOPES AROUND THE VENUE, WE ARE SERVICED BY A STEPLESS PATH WHICH WILL ALLOW WHEELCHAIR USERS TO ACCESS ALL AREAS OF THE VENUE. IN THE MOST DIFFICULT OF CIRCUMSTANCES (E.G., TORRENTIAL RAIN OR SNOW), THERE ARE ALSO ALTERNATIVE ACCESS POINTS INTO THE VENUE THAT WE COULD USE FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS.

We hope this has helped you plan your visit to Reach Court Farm.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU SOON!