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Set the scene for your perfect event by booking one of 141 unique and historic venues near Crawley, West Sussex which are sure to wow your guests!
#1

De Vere Wotton House

Guildford Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6QQ, Dorking, Surrey
Up to 200 guests
Imagine your wedding day set amidst beautiful Italian Gardens, with inside spaces filled with stunning 17th-century detailing and modern, luxurious touches. At De Vere Wotton House, you’ll find all this and more at one of the leading wedding venues in Dorking, Surrey.

Our wedding spaces are licensed for civil ceremonies including our Italian Gardens so you can say your vows or host your wedding reception beside the manicured lawns and water features. Grand vaulted ceilings and original fireplaces set the tone for weddings in The Old Library whilst the light and airy Evelyn and Wotton Suites provide a modern backdrop with access to the gardens.


Your wedding breakfast and party menus will be curated by the Executive Chef and a dedicated team is on-hand throughout to deliver a day that is elegant, thoughtful and a true celebration of your relationship.


• 17th century manor house

• Walled garden and temple for your outdoor ceremony

• Chapel style suite for your indoor ceremony

• Evening reception for up to seated guests to dine and 250 for evening reception

• Complimentary bedroom suite for the happy couple and preferential accommodation rates for guests

• Exclusive use available – one wedding per day
#2

Hever Castle Golf Club

Hever Road, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NP, Edenbridge, Kent
Up to 150 guests
Hever Castle has played host to many important events and celebrations for over 700 years. In 1903 when William Waldorf Astor set about restoring Hever Castle to its former glory, he added the Astor Wing, to accommodate his family and guests, before creating a lake and the spectacular Italian Garden to house his impressive collection of ancient Greek and Roman statuary.

Today the Astor Wing together with the Guthrie Pavilion in the Italian Garden and areas of the Castle itself are available for corporate and private events. Each venue has its own unique character and offers peace, privacy and seclusion in one of the most historic and beautiful settings in England.


Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. With this in mind, Hever Castle is proud to offer a selection of award winning venues.


Whether it’s the stately grandeur of the castle itself, the classic, country house atmosphere of the Astor Wing or the stunning lakeside location of the Italian Garden, Hever Castle offers a wedding venue to suit all your wedding day dreams.


• Beautiful, secluded areas for photographs

• Experienced Wedding Co-ordinator to help you plan your special day

• Friendly and professional staff, offering delicious dining options

• On-site accommodation

• Large car parking facilities

• Easily accessible from the M25, Gatwick & Heathrow
#3

Rye Island Sussex

Rye Farmhouse, Hollands Lane, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9QY, Henfield, West Sussex
Up to 150 guests
Rye Island is located on the outskirts of Henfield, 20 minutes North of Brighton down a private track, surrounded by farmland and downland views. It has a feeling of being completely remote, yet the town is only a 5 minute walk away. The neighbours consist of farm animals and wild birds. It has a lake-view marquee site, a camping field with views of the downs, a late-night ‘after-party barn’ which is decorated as an Arabian Tent.

There are plenty of train stations to choose from, all approx 20 minutes away from Rye Island; Haywards Heath, Hassocks, Wivelsfield and Porstlade.
#4

Chiddingstone Castle

Hill Hoath Road Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AD, Edenbridge, Kent
£5900
Up to 120 guests
For a unique, award-winning Castle venue with 35 acres of Kentish countryside that are exclusively yours on your wedding day, Chiddingstone Castle is the perfect choice.

With the Castle and grounds closed to the public for weddings, we are able to offer exclusive use of our wedding venue throughout the day. We have three separate areas licensed for the ceremony. During summer months most couples opt for a ceremony at the Orangery in the grounds, followed by drinks on the formal raised lawn, before coming inside to the Great Hall and the drawing room for the wedding breakfast and evening reception.


During the winter months, or in wet weather, the ceremony is by no means compromised by coming inside to the majestic Great Hall, a grand, formal room of Tudor heritage reflected in its oak panelling. The bridal couple sign the register at our 17th Century oak refectory table beneath the stained glass window. An aisle is created from the Print Room behind and, following the ceremony, drinks and canapés can be served in the White Rose Drawing Room adjacent, a light and elegant room with breathtaking views of the Weald and walls hung with paintings of the Stuart monarchs.


• Stunning Castle venue in the tranquil Tudor village of Chiddingstone

• Licensed for ceremonies

• Perfect for weddings all year round

• The venue is closed to the public on wedding days and is exclusively yours

• Can accommodate weddings of up to 120

• Professional and expert team will work closely with you and your suppliers to ensure your ideal day is made reality
#5

Ewell Court House

Ewell Court House, Lakehurst Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 0EB, Epsom, Surrey
Up to 120 guests
Ewell Court House with its fascinating past offers the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Set in beautiful, historical grounds complete with fountains, cascades, rock pools and its own secret Grotto, the Grade II listed house stands proud at the entrance to the extensive Green flag parkland.

Ewell Court House can accommodate 90 guests for your wedding breakfast and 120 guests for an evening party. The maximum seating available for ceremonies is 100. Rooms can also be hired during the weekdays for alternative events such as meetings.


Catering


Ewell Court House is not tied to an in house caterer. Instead we have a list of approved caterers. With the provision of relevant references and certification any new professional caterer can be added to the approved list.


• Recently restored Grade II listed historic building in Surrey

• Rustic grounds complete with fountains, rock pools and a secret Grotto

• Can hold up to 90 guests for your breakfast and up to 120 guests for the evening reception

• Number of rooms available for your special day

• Ante Room and The Social Suite combined can accommodate 90 guests for your breakfast

• Whist Room features stunning views toward the lake and parkland
#6

Addington Palace

Gravel Hill, Addington Village, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5BB, Croydon, Surrey
PALACE IS A STUNNING GEORGIAN MANSION, AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU. MAKE YOUR DREAM OF A PALACE WEDDING VENUE BECOME YOUR REALITY.

As part of our exclusive wedding venue hire you and your guests can also have access to a further ten grand, impressive rooms within the Palace as part of the Gold Package or tailor your hire to reflect your needs on the day with either the Bronze or Silver Package. Such options allow you to create your own personalised Wedding – unique to you!


“The Great Hall can accommodate up to 150 guests for wedding receptions complete with a stunning French chandelier and spectacular Italian marble fireplace.”


Addington Palace has two truly unique, exclusive wedding venues, the Palace itself and the Royal Pavillion


You have the flexibility to hire each Venue individually or collectively. Surrounded by 163 acres of undulating Surrey countryside both wedding venues offer a fantastic setting for your big day and exclusive use of the grounds for photographs.


• Historic grade II listed building

• Set within 163 acres of beautiful grounds

• Available for exclusive use

• Can accommodate weddings from 100 to 900 guests

• Hire only options available

• Catering for Asian, European, Caribbean & African cuisines
#7

The Conservatory at Painshill

Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey, Surrey, KT11 1JE, Cobham, Surrey
Up to 400 guests
Situated in Cobham, Surrey, this romantic venue has all you’ll need to create your perfect civil ceremony or Asian wedding ceremony and wedding reception.

The marquee interior has been designed with flexibility in mind. The neutral ivory lining lends itself perfectly to any colour scheme or wedding design, whether you’re looking to create the ultimate in traditional celebrations or would prefer a contemporary look for your special day.


Welcome guests with a drinks reception in the venue’s private lawn, or host your reception inside The Conservatory’s reception room, where guests can enjoy stunning views of the garden.


Why Choose The Conservatory Wedding Venue?


Beautiful location surrounded by landscaped gardens – Good photo opportunities

Private walled garden area alongside the venue

Blank canvas – flexible space

Venue comes with in house PA system and atmospheric lighting to create a great atmosphere inside Licensed for ceremonies

Variety of capacities possible·

Venue furniture included

Local hotels and churches nearby

Close transport links

Complimentary parking


• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies for up to 200 guests

• Exclusive setting in one of the 18th century’s great landscaped gardens

• Capacity for 80 – 320 guests for a formal meal, or 80 – 400 for reception or buffet

• Endless stunning photo opportunities

• Accessible location – 2 miles from Junction 10 of the M25

• Professional, experienced team to help throughout
#8

Sandown Park Racecourse

Portsmouth Rd,, KT10 9AJ, Esher, Surrey
Whatever you’re celebrating – a birthday, anniversary or engagement; family gathering or garden party, we’ve got a broad range of unusual, awe-inspiring and spacious facilities for you to choose from. Large or small, formal or casual, indoors or out, we’re pretty sure you’ll be surprised, charmed and excited by the choice.
#9

Royal Pavilion

4/5 Pavilion Buildings,, BN1 1EE, Brighton, East Sussex
£8000
Up to 800 guests
The Royal Pavilion offers a stunning backdrop for corporate entertaining, weddings and receptions and private events. The palace is also a popular location for professional filming and photography.

In this section you can find out more about hiring this unique venue in the heart of Brighton.


Hosting Brighton’s finest events since 1805

At the heart of Brighton’s Cultural Quarter, the Royal Pavilion is a stunning setting for holding a private event. The palace was originally built for the Prince Regent, later to become George IV, as a place for him to entertain his friends, royalty and high society in the elegant fashion that he become synonymous with.
#10

Brighton College

Eastern Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 0AL, Brighton, East Sussex
Up to 250 guests
Brighton College is located in the heart of Kemptown in close proximity to the centre of Brighton. It is positioned in its own beautifully kept grounds and lawns offering a unique and tranquil setting.

Celebrate your wedding with a civil ceremony in the intimacy of the Hordern room followed by a blessing in our beautiful Victorian Chapel. Then, take your photographs alongside a drinks reception in the idyllic Quad and make your way to the magnificent Great Hall or Dining Room for your wedding breakfast.


We are able to comfortably cater for 70 to 156 people for a wedding breakfast and up to 250 for an evening reception. The college is locally renowned for superb wedding cuisine and offer tailored menus to suit every requirement, so sit back and enjoy your special day while our in house team of chefs take care of everything for you.


• Located in the heart of Kemptown, Brighton, just two minutes from the sea front.

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships

• Victorian Chapel can be used for a wedding blessing

• Can accommodate 70 – 156 for a wedding breakfast and up to 250 for the evening

• College’s team of in-house chefs are locally renowned

• Free parking onsite
#11

Ramster Hall

Chiddingfold, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4SN, Godalming, Surrey
Up to 200 guests
For the most important day of your life you deserve a setting that is not just out of the ordinary, but extraordinary...

WEDDING VENUE IN SURREY AND WEST SUSSEX

Ramster Hall is a magical wedding venue nestling on the borders between Surrey and West Sussex. It is a much loved family home and wedding receptions and civil ceremonies have been held here for over 30 years, but every wedding is different and dealt with on a very personal and intimate level.


Once you arrive at Ramster Hall, the magnificence of the approach down the drive will impress wedding guests. With exclusive use of the wedding halls and courtyard which are yours for the day, you can have the wedding ceremony here or at one of our local churches and your wedding guests can enjoy the stunning surroundings for the duration of your wedding celebrations.


The Long Hall can seat 160 for a wedding breakfast, or up to 200 for a stand-up wedding reception. It is a magnificent beamed and paneled hall which is over 100 feet long and dates back to 1604. The vast inglenook fireplace, with a blazing log fire, gives a lovely warm welcome in the winter.


WEDDING SUPPLIERS AND SERVICES

We have a varied list of reliable, professional suppliers and services to help you with your wedding planning. If a disco is required please contact Mark@thedj.co.uk or you can bring in your own band if you prefer.


• We don't charge you corkage and neither do our caterers. We can offer a cash bar for your evening reception

• Ramster Hall is our much loved home which is family run giving a friendly and personal service

• Surrounded by a stunning mature flowering shrub garden of over 20 acres, perfect locations for photos.

• We have our own in-house professional DJ, who will play any music you choose, or you can arrange your own live music.

• We have plenty of quality local accommodation, from lovely country pubs with room to larger hotels for all your guests to stay.

• We can reccommend a huge variety of different suppliers, florists to harpists, toast masters to taxis!
#12

Lodge Hill Outdoor Centre

Lodge Hill Centre Watersfield, RH20 1LZ, Pulborough, West Sussex
Lodge Hill is an outdoor activity centre, nestled in the heart of the South Downs National Park, for schools, youth groups & adults, with overnight accommodation, campsite, outdoor activities, Woodland lodges, weddings and a range of conference facilities. We specialise in personal development and team-building skills in a challenging and safe environment away from the distractions of everyday life.

We are a charitable trust whose core purpose is to provide young people with opportunities to learn about themselves and other people away from distractions in our secluded 32 acre woodland site.


As a not for profit organisation, we raise funds to subsidise these learning opportunities through a range of compatible commercial activities including residential stays, weddings, meeting room hire, team building and other training.


Each of the Trustees leads a committee that supports the leadership and management of the centre. Each has specialist knowledge and was recruited to support our work.
#13

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
#14

Lovekyn Chapel

London Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6PY, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Up to 75 guests
A number of our facilities are available to hire for weddings, parties, conferences, exhibitions performances and more. Our dedicated Events Coordinator will be happy to discuss all the options available to you.


Lovekyn Chapel

Lovekyn Chapel is the only remaining free-standing chantry chapel in England and, dating back to 1309, is the oldest complete building in Kingston. Although it is no longer used for religious services, it's the most popular venue in the Royal Borough for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships. As an elegant and bright space with excellent acoustics, it is also frequently used for musical performances and readings.


The chapel can comfortably seat 60 people. Reflecting its 14th-century medieval heritage, the room features large stained glass windows and a magnificent vaulted ceiling and arched doorway. If you want the tradition and ambience of a church but without the religious service, our chapel is the venue for you.
#15

Turk Launches

Town End Pier, 68 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, South West London, KT1 1HN, London, Greater London
Up to 150 guests
The romance of the river sets the perfect scene for your wedding reception. The boat is exclusively your venue for you and your guests to enjoy.

The stunning scenery between Hampton Court, Kingston and Richmond makes an idyllic backdrop for photos. Although not licensed for legal ceremonies, Celebrant Ceremonies can take place on board.

Turk’s wedding boats can cater for 20 – 150 guests. Choose from the stylishly simple to the luxuriously lavish.


Arrive by Boat at your River Thames Wedding Venue


Make a ‘wow’ start to married life and arrive by boat at your Thames riverside wedding venue in Kingston, Richmond or Hampton Court.


A champagne cruise along the scenic Thames will have your bridal party talking about the best wedding ever for years to come! It is a different and stylish way to celebrate that people will always remember.


• Unique riverboat wedding reception venue

• Gorgeous scenery make a magical backdrop for photos

• Boats can accommodate from 20 - 150 guests

• Choose a stylishly simple design or a luxuriously lavish one

• Every boat is spacious

• Safe environment for children and wheelchair friendly
#16

Long Furlong Barn

Clapham, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 3XN, Worthing, West Sussex
Up to 150 guests
Set in the rural landscape of the South Downs national Park, within easy access of London, Brighton and Southampton, the beautifully restored barns are designed specifically for wedding receptions and licensed for civil ceremonies & partnerships.

With facilities for between 60 – 150 guests you create your perfect occasion to suit your style for a memorable and romantic wedding day. The modern facilities make Long Furlong Barn a flexible and ideal venue to entertain your family and friends, perfect for weddings whatever the season.


- Licensing for Civil Ceremonies & Civil Partnerships

- Seated dining for up to 150 people (tables & chairs included)

- Exclusivity & privacy

- Dance floor

- Live bands, disco or own music

- Luxurious Bridal Room for Bride and Bridesmaids

- Enclosed Landscaped Courtyard

- Fully heated for winter weddings

- Air conditioned facilities

- Superb hi-fi and audio facilities

- No hidden charges on the venue cost

- An area of outstanding natural beauty

- Ample parking

- Disabled facilities

- Area to add Marquee for bigger events
#17

Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle, Nr Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT, Arundel, West Sussex
£20000
Up to 250 guests
Located in the picturesque village of Amberley in the beautiful West Sussex countryside, Amberley Castle is a unique luxury hotel steeped in over 900 years of history. Within its medieval walls lies a picturesque retreat which seamlessly blends ancient architecture and history with modern design and contemporary cuisine, cooked to the highest standards.

Nestled safe and secure behind a portcullis, Amberley Castle lies waiting to be discovered as a truly unique wedding venue.


On the doorstep of the South Downs National Park, with its green rolling pastures, open spaces, ancient woodlands and river valleys Amberley Castle has been used exclusively by royalty, politicians and VIPs throughout its history. 12 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens (roamed by a resident white peacock) set the scene and the castle is still completely enclosed by a high curtain wall, with the medieval stonework forming an evocative backdrop to your special day.


Venture inside and you are greeted by 900 years of history - suits of armour stand to attention, intricate coats of arms tell tales of previous residents and original stonework frames every aspect. Fine fabrics and beautiful antiques complete the setting along with roaring log fires in the winter months. Fill the rooms with your nearest and dearest and you have all the ingredients for a truly magical wedding day.


Amberley Castle is located less than 60 miles south west of London and only 22 miles from Brighton in the village of Amberley.


The castle is still completely enclosed by a 60ft high curtain wall which is flanked by a magnificent twin-tower gatehouse to the south and a kitchen block and a garderode tower with gun loops to the north. Square internal towers stand at the corners, with a small water-gate in the west wall and a Norman postern in the east wall.


GARDENS


With over 12 acres, many visitors simply wish to wander through the beautiful formal gardens contained within the Castle walls. The medieval stonework, rose-covered arches and topiary, dating from the 1920’s, form an evocative backdrop to the colour and fragrance within the perennial borders. The upper courtyard provides a delightful setting for afternoon tea or aperitifs. Camelias and magnolias grow proudly here and Koi carp bask in the charming ponds.


DINING & DRINKING


Amberley Castle has a long held reputation for delivering outstanding cuisine.


The magnificent Queen's Room is the principal dining room, with a barrel-vaulted ceiling dating back to the 12th century and an open fire lights the room during the winter months.


ROOMS


The 19 luxurious guest rooms offer comfort and style, the interior design reflects the history of the castle and rooms are furnished with antiques and fine fabrics alongside contemporary features.
#18

Tonbridge School

212 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1JP, Tonbridge, Kent
Up to 250 guests
Tonbridge School can offer venues suitable for private dinners, parties and large receptions including weddings. We have rooms for small or large gatherings (40 to 400 guests), and can offer complete flexibility when planning events of any size or nature.

Function rooms include the more traditional-style areas such as the Lowry dining room, Big School and Old Big School Gallery. Alternatively the air conditioned Orchard Centre and TSC bar provide a contemporary setting.


Our experienced catering team can offer a variety of dining options, from informal fork buffets to full silver service dining. An extensive range of menu options is available and our event team and professional chefs are happy to discuss further ideas and use their creativity for special themes or propose bespoke menus. We offer a fully licensed bar service in many locations and can advise on wine and other beverage choices if required.


• An exclusive number of weddings each year.

• Wedding breakfasts spaces for up to 150 seated guests.

• Evening and buffet receptions for up to 250 guests.

• Traditional and contemporary venues.

• Stunning photographic opportunities.

• Bespoke and set menu packages available.
#19

The Arabain Tent Company

Showroom:, Nr Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL, Lewes, East Sussex
Up to 300 guests
Discover luxury marquee hire and sumptuous party surroundings from a passionate Events team that take pride in creating magical environments for those extra special occasions.

Born from a passion for creating beautiful, inspiring party environments and a love of colour, texture and pattern, the enthusiasm for creating unique events led Founder Katherine Hudson to travel the World sourcing fabrics and furniture to create a range of bespoke marquees, event furniture and themed props which now decorate events with colour, texture and a unique personality.


This individual style is described as “a fairy-tale of warm, sumptuous colour” by our clients and transforms every event it touches.


This collection of unique marquees have English inspired interiors as well as ethnic influences and include an ‘Arts and Crafts’ inspired interior, vintage-style tents, Tea Party tents as well as the Arabic, Moroccan and Bollywood themes that provided the initial inspiration for the collection.


A range of event furniture and props complete the finished look and all are available from one place.


From dining chairs to dance floors, lounge furniture to lanterns, bespoke bars to bunting as well as heating, lighting and event coordination. See the huge range of ‘finishing touches’ and furniture, available to hire with or without the tents.
#20

Arunderl Wetland Centre

Mill Rd,, BN18 9PB, Arundel, West Sussex

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