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#1

Angel House

1 Brunswick Terrace, Brighton, East Sussex, BN3 1HN, Brighton, East Sussex
£2250
Up to 50 guests
Angel House is an ideal place to hold a wide variety of special events. It is an impressive training venue for weddings, courses, lectures, workshops and tutorials. It is also excellent for creative events such as book and product launches, lectures, recitals, networking and award ceremonies.

Angel House is a beautiful privately owned Grade 1 Regency townhouse that offers a unique setting for weddings and civil ceremonies.


With its picture perfect seafront location you could not wish for a better Brighton weddings and civil ceremonies venue. Angel House is a stones throw from the Band Stand, Hove Lawns and the piers and although in the middle of the most vibrant and fun parts of the town it retains a magical and relaxed atmosphere with all the grandeur and elegance of a time gone.


• Unrivalled seafront location on the Brighton-Hove border, overlooking the Angel Peace statue

• Beautifully restored Regency town house – the only one available for weddings in Brighton and Hove

• Exclusive use available for you and your guests

• Outstanding bridal suite which boasts many original features and stunning views of the seafront

• Help and assistance throughout your wedding plans

• Available year round with mid-week and short notice packages available
#2

Pelham House

Pelham House, St. Andrews Lane,, BN7 1UW, Lewes, East Sussex
Pelham House is being imaginatively transformed and will be in full swing for the 2019 wedding season. In the meantime, we’d love to share with you our vision for this private 16th-century wedding venue in the heart of charming Lewes, East Sussex. Soon, this historic building reborn can be exclusively yours.

Convenient yet tranquil, you will enjoy the best of both worlds at our private Georgian house. All your friends and family can be there thanks to its town-centre location right by the train station, while the peaceful landscaped gardens and clifftop views will make you feel like you’re a million miles away.


We have a wealth of impeccably finished guest rooms for your nearest and dearest to extend the celebrations in, and for you, the luxurious and spacious Pelham Suite complete with cosy sofas, a huge bed and standing bath, awaits.
#3

Anne of Cleves House

52 Southover High St,, BN7 1JA, Lewes, East Sussex
At Anne of Cleves House Museum you can explore how the Tudors and Elizabethans lived, worked and relaxed at home.


Find out about the part played by this beautiful medieval house in the story of one of England’s most famous kings, Henry VIII. Other highlights include the authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes.


Our café and Tudor tea garden has a separate access to the museum which allows non-museum visitors to come and enjoy a drink in the setting of this beautiful former home. For more details click on Anne of Cleves Cafe & Tudor Tea Garden on left hand menu.
#4

Glynde Place

Glynde, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6SX, Lewes, East Sussex
Up to 200 guests
Glynde Place is the perfect backdrop for couples looking for a touch of old school glamour combined with classic elegance.

The venue offers use of the stunning Elizabethan House for part of the celebrations, including the impressive Gallery and Long Hall, and then its beautiful grounds for the wedding breakfast and party. The grounds are completely private with unparalleled views of the South Downs.


The delightful Palladian-style St Mary’s Church is just next door to the Glynde Place for those wanting a religious ceremony. However, Glynde Place has a wedding licence which enables couples to actually get married in the historic house itself, if a civil ceremony is preferred.


Glynde Place also offers use of its newly restored Coach House for more intimate weddings or for those requiring additional space.

For couples looking for a very relaxed style of wedding without use of the historic house, Glynde Place also has The Old Cricket Pitch site which is deep in the grounds of the estate. This is an idyllic spot for couples desiring a marquee-style wedding with camping for an agreed number.
#5

Firle Place

Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6NS, Lewes, East Sussex
Up to 250 guests
Firle Place is a private estate set within acres of beautiful parkland in the picturesque village of Firle. Nestled at the foot of the South Downs and the famous Firle Beacon, it’s three miles from Lewes and nine from Brighton. There are trains directly from Brighton and London into both the nearby stations of Glynde and Lewes.

Firle Place is a beautiful private estate with a myriad of stunning options for wedding receptions, each very magical but offering something different dependent on the size and style of the wedding.


Choose from: the impressive Georgian Riding School, with its oak-beamed ceilings, expansive space and croquet lawns; a quintessentially English lakeside setting also with use of the croquet lawns; the beguiling South Lawns & Dell Gardens, which are the private gardens of Lord and Lady Gage and set behind the historical house; or the more bohemian-feeling 18th century Herb Garden and Orchard.


Just next door is the pretty St Peters Church of Firle which can be booked and enables your guests to walk from church to reception in seconds.


Firle Place has an experienced wedding team available to show you around and help you book the venue, or provide you with a 360 degree planning, management and styling service if desired. They have brilliant local suppliers they can put you in touch with, have several stylish bars which can hired but are happy for you to provide your own drinks with no corkage charges.
#6

Broyle Place

Laughton Road Ringmer, BN8 5PW, Lewes, East Sussex
£3600 
The historical, yet intimate feel of Broyle Place is a perfect blend of beauty and elegance for your wedding day. Sweeping lawns and flagstone terraces lead up to the old country house creating a beautiful setting to capture memories of your perfect day. Climbing roses and wisteria frame the front of the house offering an elegant backdrop for your champagne reception.

Our custom designed marquee will hold 50-160 guests for your wedding breakfast. Featuring a solid wood floor, wooden panelling and a stunning ornate hand carved bar, our marquee is unique in its design and will impress even the most discerning of your guests. During the summer months the four sets of French wooden doors can be opened directly onto the terrace and lawns. Our marquee is fully heated during the colder months and on cooler evenings.
#7

Broadacres

Laughton Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6JG, Lewes, East Sussex
£995
Up to 200 guests
Broadacres is a large country farmhouse with parts dating back to the 17th Century. The house has been sympathetically renovated over the past 12 years leaving many original features but with all the comforts you would expect in the 21st Century, but retaining an intimate, homely atmosphere.

Set within its own 18 acres of glorious East Sussex countryside, Broadacres offers the perfect antidote to modern life and perfect venue for your special day.


The property hosts just 12 weddings each year to ensure that the venue remains exclusive and allows us to give special attention to all our couples.


• Large country farmhouse dating back to 17th Century

• Lovingly renovated over the past 12 years

• Located in 18 acres of East Sussex countryside

• Wedding receptions for up to 200 guests

• Bridal Suite available for the happy couple

• Exclusive 12 weddings per year
#8

Cissbury

Nepcote Findon, BN14 0SR, West Sussex, West Sussex
Up to 200 guests
As a family home Cissbury retains a very special atmosphere that is rarely found in venues. It has an imposing interior, but with a warm, friendly and welcoming character.

Cissbury House is available for exclusive use for small intimate private anniversary lunches, birthday celebrations, corporate meetings, photo and film shoots. The main reception rooms all provide stunning views towards Cissbury Ring. The sweep of the South Downs beyond provides the perfect breathtaking backdrop.


Cissbury House is available for exclusive hire if you are looking for a venue to hold a funeral reception for 40 – 200 guests.


In front of the house are three level lawns which are the most idyllic setting if you are looking to hold a marquee wedding. The house and grounds have many different aspects and unique features that can provide a wonderful location for memorable photos of your ceremony and celebration.
#9

Cisswood House Hotel

Sandygate Lane, Lower Beeding, Gatwick, RH13 6NF, West Sussex, West Sussex
£3000
Up to 150 guests
Cisswood House Hotel, in the charming Sussex countryside, is the perfect place for your wedding celebrations. Whether you are planning a formal reception or an intimate gathering, the hotel has an exceptional team of professional and friendly staff who will be on hand to help create your dream wedding day.

Your wedding day can be tailor-made to suit your specific requirements or you can opt for one of our all-inclusive packages.


The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies with a number of rooms to suit a range of wedding requirements. You could even choose to say “I do” in the delightful outdoor gazebo.


Following your romantic ceremony, you and your guests can enjoy a delicious wedding breakfast in the exclusive banqueting space, the Courtyard Suite. The suite can comfortably seat up to 150 guests to dine and up to 200 for your evening festivities. For relaxed reception drinks or a chill-out retreat during the reception, the private bar and lounge offer a wonderful alternative to the party atmosphere.


If you are planning a small, intimate affair, the charming restaurant overlooks the stunning landscaped gardens. The restaurant can accommodate up to 40 guests.


When your magical day draws to an end, the hotel has 51 bedrooms to sleep you and your guests. The luxurious suites provide the perfect place to spend the first night of married life. The hotel even boasts a fantastic leisure club, including a gym, indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and beauty treatments.


• 51 Bedrooms

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies, plus outdoor Gazebo

• Garden restaurant

• Leisure club with a swimming pool

• Dedicated wedding co-ordinator

• Nr Airport: Gatwick Airport
#10

Buxted Park

Buxted Park,, TN22 4AY, Buxted, East Sussex
Built in 1722 by Sir Thomas Medley, Buxted Park’s history is as colourful as it is long. Over the years, the house has played host to society’s movers and shakers including William Wordsworth, Winston Churchill and Marlon Brando.

Buxted Park is a four star hotel in East Sussex, set in 312 acres of private grounds and parkland, which includes three large lakes and a deer park. Conveniently located in East Sussex near the Ashdown Forest and the famous Winnie the Pooh bridge, Tunbridge Wells and the coastal towns of Brighton and Eastbourne.
#11

Pekes Manor

Pekes Houses, Golden Cross Cottage, Nash Street, Golden Cross,, BN27 4AD, Hailsham, East Sussex
Pekes Manor and its Estate is a wonderful place for your truly memorable Celebration. You rent it just as you see it when you visit; this allows you to plan and provide whatever you wish, set against the backdrop of the old brick houses, the lawns, the large gardens and the rolling countryside beyond. We impose no suppliers, charge no corkage and there are no hidden extras. We have six houses, acres of lawns and gardens and a large Park. 60 staying Guests (and another 100 day Guests if you wish) are good maximum numbers to aim for.

Pekes is in the East Sussex Weald – 52 miles from central London down the A22, 19 miles from Brighton, 14 miles from Eastbourne and just 62 miles from the Folkestone Eurotunnel. The South Downs National Park and the sea are close by.
#12

Barnsgate Manor

Barnsgate Manor Herons Ghyll,, TN22 4DB, Uckfield, East Sussex
Visitors are always assured of a warm, friendly welcome at Barnsgate Manor. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food, wine and the excellence of our service.

We have been over 25 years of experience as a local business and our reputation for providing quality, bespoke functions in a beautiful setting has drawn people to us from far and wide. You can find more information on our history on our blog.


We are especially well known as a unique venue for Wedding Receptions and Civil Ceremonies, Celebration Parties, and for those special occasions, including Valentine’s Day, Easter Sunday, Mothering Sunday, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.


Barnsgate Manor is open 7 days a week, from 10 am to 5 pm for tea, coffee, snacks and our very popular Cream Teas in the Manor House Tea Rooms. This historic building provides a traditional, homely atmosphere.


Alternatively, you could enjoy them on the terrace, which has spectacular views over the open countryside and forest to the South Downs in the distance. Our lunches are served between 12noon and 2.30pm in the Manor House Restaurant or on the terrace.


Barnsgate Manor has extensive and varied facilities that are also available for Conferences, Meetings and other Corporate Events. They are frequently used by clubs, societies, and other local organisations, often combining their meetings with lunch.


A very popular venue for walkers, with delightful walks from here leading into the Ashdown Forest.


There is ample free car parking with easy access to our facilities for disabled guests.
#13

All Saints Chapel

Darley Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7PE, East Sussex, East Sussex
£4000
Up to 120 guests
All Saints Chapel is available to hire for Civil Weddings, wedding receptions, concerts, dinners, conferences, recitals, dances, parties, PR launches and for films and videos.

The Chapel has just been voted into the

"You & Your wedding's top 100 venues list". Scoring 21st place behind the likes of the Natural History Museum. (2014)


The Chapel is unlike any other venue in Sussex. Its a place where you can let you imagination go wild. Anything is possible if you have the imagination.


The Chapel has its own grouds, parking and has direct access to a fantastic small park. Photo opportunities are unlimited. (Beach 10 minitue walk)


The Chapel is located in the town of Eastbourne. The closest major airport is Gatwick Airport, located 45 minutes away, and the closest City, is Brighton, an approximate car journey of 25 minutes. (Check out the Chapel on google maps BN20 7PE, satalite view)


Eastbourne offers a full range of accommodation, from the Grandest of Hotels to quaint and secluded B & B's.

Nestled in the South Downs, All Saints Chapel is within a short walking distance of the Grand promenade, and sea front.


Be our guest and tour this quintessentially, high stylish and elegant building, when making plans for your upcoming event, and be prepared to be astounded by all the grandiose and magnificence.


• Licensed for civil ceremonies

• Catering available

• Full wedding service

• 45 minutes from Gatwick Airport

• Traditional chapel décor

• Great packages available
#14

Blackstrock Country Estate

Blackstock Country Estate, Grove Hill,, BN27 4HF
Blackstock is a breathtaking country wedding venue in Hellingly, conveniently close to Brighton and Tunbridge Wells. Overlooking our grounds are two beautiful restored barns, The Tudor and The Granary. They can be hired separately, with access to the grounds, or taken together for exclusive use of the entire estate for your wedding.

Both barns are set amongst our 70 acres of scenic farmland and enjoy stunning views of the South Downs. Within, they are tastefully decorated and can be easily adjusted to suit your theme. Guests can easily stroll in and out, exploring the meadows and woods at their leisure, enjoying a drink on the patio areas under the stars or taking part in the festivities inside.
#15

Holmbush Estate

Holmbush Estate, Crawley Raod, Faygate, RH12 4SE, Horsham, West Sussex
Up to 200 guests
Holmbush Estate

The outdoor wedding venue

Set in the middle of 300o acres of stunning Sussex forest, this clearing has everything you could need for the perfect outdoor wedding venue.


With excellent parking access, 360 degree woodland surroundings and breath-taking views. Although only ten minutes from Gatwick, Crawley and Horsham, this special location still retains a magical wilderness atmosphere.


Holmbush is perfect for an English country vintage forest wedding, or the very popular festival wedding.The site can cater for intimate weddings of 80 to large scale events of 800. Whilst weddings are our most popular market we also cater for corporate festivals and events.
#16

Blackstock Country Estate

Grove Hill, Hellingly, BN27 4HF, East Sussex, East Sussex
£1000
Up to 200 guests
Blackstock Country Estate is a beautiful countryside wedding and events venue set in the rolling South Downs of Sussex. We host ceremonies, receptions and events in two cosy barns, surrounded by 70 acres of breathtaking estate. Rustic and rural, yet refined and romantic, we are surrounded by open meadows, bluebell woodland and peaceful lakes. Wild deer can be spotted on the grounds, among other wildlife roaming freely.

All this can be viewed from our two restored barns, one of which dates back to the 16th century, which can be hired together for exclusive use of the estate or hired separately. We are licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies for up to 180 guests, or can recommend some nearby historic churches. For receptions, conferences and parties we have licensed bars, the capacity for live music and can provide top-quality bespoke catering.


• Licensed for civil wedding & partnership ceremonies of up to 180 guests

• Up to 180 guests can be seated for dining

• Bridal Cottage with romantic four poster bed

• Set in a beautiful rural location with views over the South Downs National Park

• 3 large hotels within 5-10 minutes' drive - ideal for guests requiring overnight accommodation

• parking for up to 150 guests
#17

Buckhurst Park

Withyham, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4BL, Hartfield, East Sussex
Up to 150 guests
Buckhurst Park is situated in the village of Withyham, midway between Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead and the M23, just 24 minutes from the M25 and 90 minutes from central London.

The Earl De La Warr and his wife Anne and their family invite you to share their ancestral home on your wedding day.


The Sackville family’s motto “Jour De Ma Vie” translates as “Day of My Life” which is how we hope you will remember the most important day of your lives.


Buckhurst Park, is a much loved family home, perfect to capture the romance of a wedding day.


The lawns in front of the house provide a beautiful site for a marquee, with an unparalleled view over the park and lake and then up to Ashdown Forest with the famous Winnie the Pooh “Hundred Aker” wood.


The gardens, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and planted with help from Gertrude Jekyll, with later advice from Vita Sackville West, a De La Warr cousin, provide a really stunning setting.


Marquees can be set up on the top lawn and guests can enjoy drinks on the terraces or wander among the roses in the sunken garden around the lily pool.


The croquet lawn, situated on a lower terrace and reached by descending the ‘Sea of Steps’, provides the perfect location for more flamboyant marquees.


• Stately home on the East Sussex, Kent, and Surrey Borders

• Stunning backdrop for wedding photographs

• Sweeping main drive

• Our aim is to make your day run smoothly

• Personal and friendly service

• Marquee can be set up in the picturesque gardens
#18

Fontwell Park

Fontwell Park Racecourse, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0SX, Arundel, West Sussex
Up to 350 guests
Your Perfect Wedding Venue In Sussex For The Reception, Or the Whole Day.

If you’re looking for a Sussex Wedding Venue near to both Chichester & Arundel, you simply have to see Fontwell Park.


The venue and setting you choose for your wedding day can transform a special day into an extra special day that will be long remembered and thought upon by you, your family and friends.


Set within 65 acres of beautiful countryside, Fontwell Park provides the perfect setting for your wedding day in Sussex, with three venues to choose from. Choose between our traditional Fontwell House, the spacious marquee setting of the Paddock Suite or the contemporary Premier Suite.


From the moment you first visit the wedding venues at Fontwell Park our dedicated wedding coordinator will work with you to understand your requirements and help you plan the perfect day, making the most of the range of spaces we have available. Why not start today by making an appointment to meet us for a tour of the grounds and discuss your requirements for your big day?


• Three unique settings

• Prestigious, characteristic wedding venue

• Stunning scenic gardens

• Can hold up to 350 seated guests

• Dedicated wedding planner on hand

• Flexible wedding packages
#19

Yew Lodge Country House

Felcourt Rd, RH19 2JX, East Grinstead, West Sussex
Up to 150 guests
Yew Lodge Country House is a wedding and events venue located on the borders of West Sussex, Surrey and Kent, within an hour on the train from central London and close to the M25/M23/M26 motorway network and Gatwick Airport.

A charming period venue surrounded by 10 acres of attractive gardens, with bedroom accommodation and facilities for weddings, business events, and private social celebrations.


What makes Yew Lodge Country House unique is that every event has exclusive use of the venue and grounds, so you will have the privacy you desire for your important occasion.


For event guests we have 12 ensuite bedrooms available for bed & breakfast, located in the main house, all with a radio, telephone and internet access complementary.


We are a family run business with a passion for serving delicious food and creating lasting memories.
#20

The Powder Mills

Powdermill Lane, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0SP, Battle, East Sussex
Up to 200 guests
Nestling in 150 acres of magnificent Sussex countryside, The PowderMills Hotel is a stunning location for your wedding. The elegant Georgian house and beautiful grounds provide a relaxed and friendly setting to say “I do”.

Our experienced and dedicated Wedding co-ordinator is on hand throughout to offer advice and guidance, to alleviate any worries you may have and to ensure your day is truly magical. You are assured of excellent service, exciting menus tailored to your requirements and attentive staff.


The PowderMills is a suitable venue for weddings at any time of year – with log fires to welcome you and your guests on a cold winter’s day and stunning lakeside views for your drinks reception on a glorious summer day.


The impressive selection of purpose built function suites can be easily adapted to your personal needs. The Pavilion Suite, located by the poolside, is suitable for large weddings and our new Cloisters Suite caters for the smaller wedding reception and has a secluded spot overlooking the hotel.


The wedding packages have been specifically designed to guide you through the day, but at the same time are flexible enough to accommodate your individual needs. From an intimate gathering to an elegant reception for up to 250 guests, you will find everything you need.


The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies, civil partnerships, naming ceremonies and the renewal of vows. Our Lake House which overlooks the lake and is licensed for weddings outside.


Booking your wedding at The PowderMills Hotel will assure you of a truly memorable day in one of the finest locations in the South East.


• Romantic wedding venue in East Sussex surrounded by 150 acres of beautiful parkland, lakes and gardens

• Licensed for civil ceremonies both inside and out

• From small, intimate celebrations to large weddings up to 250

• 49 luxury bedrooms and Bridal Suite – exclusive use available

• Award winning chef and outstanding service

• Your dream country house wedding

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