Choosing the perfect Sussex wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Sussex covering Brighton, Eastbourne, Bognor Regis, Horsham, Crawley, Hastings including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at Sussex wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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Weddings at Avisford Park are the epitome of elegance and charm and the perfect place to start married life. This grand Georgian manor house, dating back to 1166 is set within 89 acres of stunning Sussex countryside, located close to Arundel, between historic Chichester and buzzing Brighton. With several unique spaces to host your special day, the hotel can cater for up to 250 guests for a traditional wedding breakfast, and as many as 350 for an evening reception, so no matter the size of your guest list, we will work with you to accommodate all your friends and family.
Imagine your wedding in a romantic, medieval-style house built for aristocracy and surrounded by 30 acres of quintessentially English parkland leading to Climping Beach. With thirty-nine beautiful bedrooms set in a series of charming houses and cottages, lounges with crackling log fires and Gothic mullioned windows overlooking private parkland, Bailiffscourt offers a unique setting for your own unique day.
A Wedding with a View
Brighton i360 is a truly unique beachfront wedding ceremony and reception venue. You can choose to be married at 450ft in the air on board the Brighton i360 viewing pod which offers 360o views of the city, the South Downs and the English coastline.
Alternatively, the beachfront event spaces with private sea view terraces offer a stunning backdrop of both Brighton beach and the West Pier for your wedding service.
Brookfield Barn is an exclusive, purpose-built wedding venue in West Sussex, tucked away in the glorious countryside.
The enchanting lake provides a romantic backdrop to your day, whether you’re saying ‘I do’ on the water’s edge, celebrating under the oak beams of the Barn, or soaking up your surroundings on the Terrace.
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, a day that you and your guests will hold forever as a treasured memory.
With this in mind, Castle Goring is proud to offer a selection of locations to celebrate and create those special memories. Whether it be the grandeur of the State Rooms in the main building, the magnificent West Wing with its double height ceiling or on the South Lawns in a Marquee with Castle Goring as your back drop. Castle Goring offers you a wedding venue to suit all of your wedding dreams whichever season you choose.
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The Walled Garden
The Walled Garden, newly managed by the Cowdray Events team, is a historic and charming venue offering a diverse setting for any occasion and is available for a wide variety of events including weddings, ceremonies, birthdays and other celebrations.
Gildredge Manor is an elegant Grade II listed Georgian Manor House set in Gildredge Park in the Old Town of Eastbourne. This local historical gem was rescued from dereliction by its current owners and restored in 2012. The Manor has the character and grandeur befitting a special occasion, with a relaxed ambience allowing you to feel at home.
When the weather is on your side, the beautiful gardens are a perfect spot for you and your guests to mingle and enjoy canapés and welcome drinks. Garden games are a must here!
Posted: 24 January 2023
Cissbury Barns can be found nestled on the Cissbury Estate in a beautifully secluded setting that's part of the venue's charm. Providing an abundance of fabulous photo opportunities at every turn, the Estate is beautiful whatever the time of year. Ceremonies take place either in the East Barn or al fresco in the venue's newest addition, the magical wooded area known as The Glade.
The West Barn is home to wedding receptions and boasts the wow factor in spades with its gorgeous oak beams and high pitch roof. The beautiful fairylight canopy and crystal or rustic chandelier await you for a memorable dining experience and large double doors either side of the central barn allow oodles of light to flood in.
Posted: 19 January 2023
Built in 1426 and set within 18 acres of grounds, the warmth and charm of this manor house has made it popular for weddings. Boasting wooden beams, cosy corners, warm fireplaces, elegant staircases and tall castle towers, it offers ample opportunity for stylish wedding photos.
The stunning land features four lakes, ruins, bridges, a gorgeous boat house, pleasure gardens, patios and even a giant chair.
Outdoor ceremonies take place outside the Little Castle with its stone walls, side windows and ornate opening. There's space here to seat 150 loved ones.
Posted: 17 January 2023
November marked the launch of a new brand identity for Brighton's viewing tower from British Airways i360 to Brighton i360, further aligning the beloved attraction to the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove.
Ian Hart, chief operating officer, says, "As one of the city's major tourist attractions we're thrilled to rebrand to our new name of Brighton i360. It enables us to further embrace all that's great about our wonderful location and community here in Brighton and injects a sense of fun. Part of embracing our local community is working with local businesses to develop our new brand identity. Local brand agency, Designate, has designed our new logo, brand guidelines and advertising campaign, while Brighton-based fashion brand, Gresham Blake, has designed our fabulous new uniform."
Posted: 12 January 2023
Montague is located on the western edge of the Pevensey Levels with spectacular views across its own grasslands to the sea. It's home to a rustic venue comprised of an 18th-century complex of barns, courtyards and homes, which lie at the heart of the farm and its daily activities. When you book your wedding day here you're allowed exclusive access to the venue and freedom to create your perfect weekend as there's options for glamping.
You can say "I do" in The Palace accompanied by 100 loved ones before spilling out onto the beautiful lawn for drinks. It can also be used for blessings or welcome drinks if you're tying the knot off site. Alternatively, you can decide to exchange your vows beneath The Palace porch where there's room for 200 guests seated on the wedding lawn. It's entirely up to you, and the weather!
Posted: 10 January 2023
County Weddings Magazine has teamed up with The Rose and Crown Hotel to give our readers the chance to win a 'One Night Luxury Four Poster Hotel Break for Two' in their 700 year old hotel. The lucky winner will receive a voucher which can be redeemed any time in the next 18 months. Also included is a bottle of champagne waiting in your room on arrival, breakfast in the morning, early check-in and late checkout, and a delicious three course dinner in their onsite restaurant
Posted: 5 January 2023
Located in the pretty market town of Midhurst and dating back to 1430, this charming black and white Tudor timber-framed inn retains its heritage while providing every contemporary comfort. The original coach house and stables, now joined to the hotel, have become the magnificent Jacobean Hall with natural stone walls, heraldic banners and minstrel gallery. While, the contemporary spa alongside it offers a haven to relax with indoor pool, treatment rooms and relaxation room.
Located in the oldest part of the building, the King Edward VII Suite boasts beamed walls and ceiling as well as an open fireplace. It can accommodate 30 loved ones to witness your vows. Meanwhile, the Jacobean Hall can host up to 100 for the ceremony.
Posted: 3 January 2023
The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne exudes five-star luxury and historical elegance. The White Palace as it's affectionately known sits proudly opposite the Western Lawns, with its 400-foot frontage standing in prime position facing the English coastline towards Beachy Head. It boasts splendid views out to sea and along the coast with its own beautiful Princes Lawn perfect for an al fresco drinks reception.
There are a variety of rooms available for the "I dos." The largest is the Princes Room, which can host 120 guests. With high ceilings and twinkling chandeliers this space creates a true sense of romance. It also boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, access to a private garden and a delicate palette of gold and cream. The Dukes Room can hold 80.
Posted: 27 December 2022
A fine example of an 18th-century English country house, Field Place can be found nestled in eight acres of Green Flag award-winning grounds. The manor house contains many of its original features that have been fully restored to their finer glory.
The grounds offer spacious greens and gorgeous wedding gardens for beautiful photo opportunities a plenty, as well as a playpark to entertain the children while the adults chat and mingle.
The beautiful wedding gardens offer a spectacular outside ceremony space, set among white planting. This area allows for up to 150 guests, with contingencies in place to utilise the Pavilion Barn in case of inclement weather.
Posted: 13 December 2022
The festive season is almost upon us, bringing with it all that sparkles, from decorative baubles to candles, crackers, and colourful lights. But as December approaches, it's easy to let the time run away. So, The QHotels Collection list their top five ways to keep the sparkle alive, bring a little twinkle to your eye and warmth to your heart in the run-up to the holidays. 1.Start a countdown to Christmas - who says advent calendars are just for the kids? Extend the Christmas fun over the whole of December by finding a special way to countdown to the big day. Why not play a different Christmas song each day on your commute? To really get in the festive spirit why not book a festive activity for every weekend in December? It could be anything from making homemade wrapping paper to heading out to see the panto or enjoying a festive-themed afternoon tea with your mates.
Posted: 9 December 2022