Hire venues in East Sussex

Best Venues in East Sussex

#1

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.
#2

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
#3

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.
#4

Sussex Barn

Park Farm, New Road, Hellingly,, BN27 4EW, West Sussex, West Sussex
The Sussex Barn offers you the flexibility to create an individual wedding day unique to you. You have exclusive access to the barn and the courtyard one day before your wedding day and the day after allowing you plenty of time to create your perfect setting.

The enclosed and private courtyard on the east side of The Sussex Barn gives you a wonderful space to greet your guests after your ceremony or perhaps a place for an evening hog roast or barbeque.
#5

The Horseshoe Inn

Windmill Hill, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 4RU, Herstmonceux, East Sussex
Up to 200 guests
The Horseshoe Inn is located in the charming village of Herstmonceux in East Sussex.

We offer peaceful and elegant facilities; The Horseshoe Inn is an ideal location for your wedding. The Inn holds a wedding licence for civil ceremonies offering you the convenience of enjoying your big day all under one roof.


Whether it is a quiet, intimate gathering, renewing your vows or a traditional full wedding celebration, we can help create your perfect day,our function room can cater for both small and large events.


To us every wedding is unique, this is why our Wedding co-ordinator will be on hand from the start to guide you through every detail until we know you are happy and to make sure everything is just right so you can enjoy your perfect day to the full.


• Peaceful and elegant venue

• Located in East Sussex

• Licensed for Civil Ceremonies

• Function Room can cater for both small and large events

• Wedding Co-ordinator will be on hand to guide you through from start to finish
#6

Laughton Barn

Lewes Road Nursery, Lewes Rd, Laughton,, BN8 6BN, Lewes, East Sussex
Located in the heart of the Sussex South Downs, Laughton Barns is the ultimate romantic wedding venue. Boasting 84 acres of picturesque landscape and two idyllic lakes, the venue is the most spectacular setting for a lovely country wedding.

To make your memorable day truly special, we offer all our happy couples exclusive use of the venue for the weekend.


The stunning Apple Barn is licensed for your civil ceremony. With beautiful views, your outdoor ceremony is in a truly magical setting, with the option to hold your ceremony inside our marquee should the weather dictate otherwise. Following your ceremony, we encourage you and your guests to enjoy the acres of land for photographs and activities, retiring to the Crown Barn patio for your drinks reception.


Following your ceremony, we encourage you and your guests to spend some time lakeside for drinks and canapés before heading to the Crown Barn.


The Crown Barn is ideal for your wedding celebrations, accommodating 200 guests for a wedding breakfast, a daytime minimum number of 80 guests. The barn was hand-built using local oak, brick and stone and has been fantastically finished with exposed beams and a gothic-inspired chandelier. The barn’s features are modern yet rustic and provide the ideal canvas for your reception. Additionally, an entire side of the barn can be opened up to let the outside in; you can have the feel of an outdoor event without the commitment to unpredictable weather. Our newly paved drinks reception area is beautifully sheltered by stunning willow trees, creating a relaxed place in which to enjoy a few refreshments and your guests’ company.


You will be able to design your own wedding breakfast with the assistance of our critically acclaimed Head Chef, Mark Bolger. From formal three-course meals to hog roasts and street food, there are an impressive variety of potential dishes plus the opportunity to experience some of Circa's quirky evening food options such as The Circa Pizza Van, Bert & Ernie Street Food Karts, Bev the Gelato Bike and the Brighton Burger Company Van.
#7

Yew Tree Inn Chalvington

The Granary, Chalvington Rd, Chalvington,, BN27 3TB, Hailsham, East Sussex
The pub is thought to have been a coaching inn since 1860 and always known as the Yew Tree, with some areas dating back to 1642.

Today, the Yew Tree Inn Chalvington is set in 7 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside and is a traditional pub and free house offering a range of beers, including guest real ales from local breweries and delicious home cooked food.


We are a child and dog friendly pub with a large patio, children's play area, extensive grounds and a wonderful large conservatory - perfect for parties.


Chalvington is a wonderful area for walking and cycling, with both the South Downs Way and the Vanguard Way passing close by.


There are also plenty of places of interest such as Lewes Castle, Pevensey Castle and Alfriston within easy travelling distance of the Yew Tree Inn.
#8

Party Pub Hire

Berwick Pub, Station Road, BN26 6SZ, Polegate, East Sussex
Looking for something a little bit different for that special event? You've found it! The Pub can be set up pretty-much anywhere in less than an hour - we take care of that!

We offer a range of packages - from the pub alone to a fully equipped and staffed pub and beer garden (with or without stock provided) drink included and one where you stock-up and run the event yourself - You'll be the landlord whatever!
#9

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
#10

English Wine Centre

Alfriston Road, Berwick, BN26 5QS, East Sussex, East Sussex
Up to 100 guests
Celebrate your wedding or civil ceremony and reception in our beautiful 17th-century Oak Barn and fully lined marquee (May- September).which can decorated however you desire to match your chosen colour and theme. The marquee seats up to 150 people and is perfect for the wedding breakfast.

The Green Oak Lodge offers an alternative setting for the wedding breakfast and provides comfort for an autumn/winter wedding. The large piano room will seat up to 90 people for a wedding breakfast, and then enjoy your reception with music and dancing in our traditional Oak Barn. Both settings include bars which are extensively stocked with Sussex beers, English wine and soft drinks.


Enjoy reception drinks and canapés on the lawn in our romantic English garden, which looks out over the South Downs and Long Man of Wilmington. The landscaped gardens are designed by 2010 Chelsea Gold-winner Roger Platts.


• 17th century oak barn; perfect East Sussex location

• Get married at the venue

• Capacity for upto 150 seated guests

• Exclusive use

• Michelin rated food

• Overnight accommodation with 5 elegant bedroom suites
#11

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.
#12

East Sussex National

little horstead,, TN22 5ES, Uckfield, East Sussex
Set in 1100 acres of English countryside, the resort offers a perfect retreat for both business and leisure guests. Ideally situated near Brighton, Gatwick airport and with easy access into central London.


With 104 beautiful bedrooms, all of which overlook the south downs and our manicured golf courses. The resort also offers a health club and spa, award winning restaurants and two Championship golf courses. With a wide range of meeting and event spaces which are ideal for company conferences, exhibitions, product launches, weddings, or that very special social event.
#13

Horsted Place Hotel

Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5TS, Uckfield, East Sussex
Up to 100 guests
Horsted Place is the perfect place for a unique country house wedding, tailored to the wishes of each bride and groom

We have three areas licensed for marriage and civil partnership ceremonies*: the intimate Library can seat up to 48 guests while the larger Terrace Room with French doors on to the formal gardens seats up to one hundred. Ceremonies can also take place outside on the lawn with guests seated in front of the Victorian style summerhouse where the register is signed.

Throughout the year and whatever the season, the house and gardens provide a beautiful setting with flexible indoor spaces as a contingency for less than perfect weather.

Make Horsted Place your own place with "Exclusive use of house".

Horsted Place is available for the exclusive use of the wedding party which means you have your own fully staffed country house and garden for the day, including the bedrooms. We can only offer music and dancing when exclusive use of the house is taken.


• Until 1986 Horsted Place was a private Country House. It is a Grade 2 listed building with original period features and an unaltered exterior.

• The extensive landscaped gardens provide beautiful and varied backdrops for wedding photographs at any time of year.

• With twenty double bedrooms and suites individually named and decorated in traditional English country house style, the emphasis throughout is on comfort.

• The cuisine uses the finest seasonal and local produce whenever possible, expertly cooked and served with style.

• Fresh flowers scent the public rooms and, at Christmas time real trees, holly, ivy and candles create perhaps the most romantic atmosphere of all.

• Guests may enjoy preferential green fees at the adjacent East Sussex National Golf Club, and complimentary use of the gym and indoor swimming pool.
#14

East Sussex National

Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5ES, Uckfield, East Sussex
£60
Up to 350 guests
This magnificent resort is built over three levels, offering outstanding views of the golf courses and South Downs. The hotel offers all our guests that perfect feeling of intimacy with our staff ensuring that every stay is a truly memorable one.

The resort offers an excellent rage of superior bedrooms including ten luxury suites and two outstanding bridal suites. Many of our superior bedrooms enjoy their own balcony which is ideal for alfresco dining or drinks overlooking the Championship Golf Courses.


The resort offers an oasis of relaxation with impeccable customer service. Our team really enjoys focusing on all those little extra things that make your stay so special.


If it’s your first visit or if you one of our regular guest, we all hope that you will make The East Sussex National Resort a home from home.


• Beautiful countryside setting with stunning views across the South Downs

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• 2 AA Rosettes – delicious cuisine

• Excellent, experienced and friendly team to help throughout

• Overnight accommodation across 104 well-appointed rooms

• Tailored wedding packaged for weddings with 20 to 300 guests
#15

Brightling Park

Brightling Park, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HH, Robertsbridge, East Sussex
Up to 400 guests
Brightling Park offers a truly memorable event space combining a quintessentially British landscape with the benefits of privacy, ease of access and the freedom to create your own personalised event. Whether you’re planning the perfect wedding reception, private party, sporting event, music festival, open-air entertainment or corporate function, we have the facilities to create a truly unique occasion.

Brightling Park is situated at one of the highest points in East Sussex so delivers incredible views over the parkland, towards the sea and towards the South Downs. A range of venues across The Park are on offer, please scroll down for image galleries.


Unlike many venues, we aim to give you the autonomy to do whatever you wish to make your event special to you. There are also no time restrictions for events so you are free to continue late into the night if you wish or even camp. There are no restrictions on who you use in terms of marquee companies, caterers etc however if you would like us to be more involved with the organisation of your day, we are happy to recommend suppliers.


• Magical, different and memorable

• Located among 600 acres of English countryside

• Private and secluded location

• No curfew

• No supplier restrictions

• Ease of access i.e. parking
#16

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.
#17

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.
#18

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.
#19

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.
#20

Peking Garden

14-18 Village Mews, -on-Sea, TN39 4RZ, Bexhill On Sea, East Sussex
A birthday, anniversary or looking for somewhere to pop the question? We can offer a friendly relaxed environment where you and your family can sit back and enjoy whilst we look after you and provide a delicious meal. If you want to bring a cake and decorations to make a more personal experience, then please do feel free. If you would like to speak to us in more detail or to make a booking please give us a call.
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