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The Kestrel Park wedding venue in Santa Barbara, specifically in Santa Ynez, is a private estate made available for a select number of couples each year. The property spans approximately 100 acres of rolling hills, beautiful pathways through trees, and stunning English style architecture.
Kestrel Park’s Getting Ready Spaces
Kestrel Park offers onsite suites for the bride and groom to get ready the morning of the wedding. This is such an important feature for a wedding venue as it ensures you lose no photography time due to traveling between your hotel and venue.
The Sycamore Allée at Kestrel Park
Some of Kestrel Park’s locations double as beautiful portrait backdrops and ceremony and reception spaces. The Sycamore Allée can be used for portraits, and is also frequently used for ceremonies or receptions (think long banquet style tables).
The Gardens at Kestrel Park
Kestrel Park has beautiful gardens adjacent to the Sycamore Allée. Within the gardens are over 300 David Austin roses and tons of wild flowers. This is a great space for portraits, but also cocktail hour. Guests may stroll through the gardens while sipping cocktails or champagne.
The Barn and Stables at Kestrel Park
The most iconic Kestrel Park wedding venue feature is the barn and stable area. Everybody recognizes the stunning dovecote, which can be seen from the gardens as well as the lawn area where many receptions are held in front of the stables.
Booking Kestrel Park for Your Wedding
Kestel Park is in such high demand and only allows a small number of couples to book each year. To have a chance of securing a date at the venue, you must book your wedding at least 1.5 to 2 years in advance. To contact the venue, fill out their inquiry form.
If Kestrel Park is already booked for your date, I recommend considering Whispering Rose Ranch.