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
British Airways 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 BA i360 viewing pod which offers 360o views of the city, the South Downs and the English coastline.
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.
Avisford Park Hotel had undergone a change of ownership and is now managed by Bespoke Hotels, whose team is dedicated to ensuring every wedding is as bespoke as the couple celebrating. This grand Georgian manor house is set amongst 89 acres of stunning Sussex countryside, located close to Arundel, between historical Chichester and buzzing Brighton. With several 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, the team will work with you to accommodate your nearest and dearest.
Posted: 22 September 2022
This breathtaking former royal Regency palace offers a unique venue in the heart of Brighton and Hove's cultural quarter. Today it can be enjoyed in its original 1823 splendour, with Indian architecture contrasting with exotic interiors inspired by China. One of the most exotically beautiful buildings in Britain it was designed to entice, enrapture and enchant the great, good and grand of George IV's court.
The Royal Pavilion's garden is one of the few fully-restored Regency examples in the country. Flowers emulate jewels against the flourishing evergreens that frame striking views of the palace, creating a picture- perfect backdrop for your wedding photography.
Posted: 20 September 2022
Conveniently located in the heart of Crawley, just a short drive from Gatwick Airport, this modern hotel offers everything from an intimate dinner to formal wedding reception for up to 200 guests. With 13 versatile function rooms, you're bound to find the perfect fit. The venue offers a great selection of inclusive packages or can create something bespoke. For those wishing to stay overnight, your loved ones can retreat to one of the hotel's 294 bedrooms to relax after a long day of celebrating.
Posted: 13 September 2022
Fine-dining restaurant, The Pass at South Lodge has appointed a new chef to take the helm at the intimate 28-seat eatery. Head chef Ben Wilkinson will join the hotel in August 2022 bringing with him a wealth of experience following his success at The Cottage in the Wood, a Michelin-starred restaurant with rooms in the Lake District.
Ben will be joining the team with his partner, Monika Zurawska, who will be leading the front house team. Both are thrilled to be joining The Pass and bringing something new to the Sussex community.
Ben's menu at The Pass will bring seasonal and local produce to diners' plates, very much an ode to the county, highlights will include Sussex Downs venison with fennel, caper, smoke and rye; and wild sea trout with cucumber, oysters and roe.
Posted: 8 September 2022
The British Airways i360 Viewing Tower, along with its spacious beach- side event rooms, offers a wonderful backdrop for your vows and photographs. The glass viewing pod is ten times the size of a London Eye capsule and travels from ground to 450ft, offering uninterrupted 360-degree views of Brighton, the South Downs and the beautiful Sussex coastline.
The South Coast's highest bar, The Nyetimber Sky Bar, is one of the most exclusive venues in the city and offers an unforgettable location for your guests to toast your union with a glass of this award-winning local sparkling wine in hand. The pod can accommodate up to 175 people standing or 60 seated theatre-style.
Posted: 6 September 2022
Fontwell Park Racecourse, just outside of Arundel, has announced that it will be honouring its 2022 prices for any weddings to take place at the venue in 2023. What's more, a new wedding brochure has just been issued giving details about capacities and facilities, while boasting plenty of new imagery of this picturesque site including the historical Fontwell House, which was built during the roaring 20s.
Set within 65 acres of beautiful countryside, Fontwell Park is a charming venue standing proudly in glorious grounds and offering a tranquil location in which to celebrate your big day. There's a choice of wedding spaces catering for any style or taste from the historical and traditional in the shape of Fontwell House, to the contemporary and stylish thanks to The Premier Suite, and romantic al fresco with the Paddock Marquee.
Posted: 1 September 2022
This welcoming venue is set within 247 acres of stunning West Sussex countryside, and is home to 36 holes of golf, two lakes, a 26-bedroom hotel and seven self-catering lodges. The club house and hotel are part of the original charm and character of the 1884 farm buildings and the new parts have been carefully constructed to match the original brickwork.
Civil ceremonies can be held either indoors in the oak-beamed Barn Room or al fresco on the immaculate wedding lawn. Nestled in a tree- lined glade it offers you and your loved ones peace, tranquillity and romance. Both options have space for up to 150 of your nearest and dearest.
Posted: 30 August 2022
The Grand Brighton is the original palace by the sea, built as a retreat for the London set. Bursting with Victorian splendour, stunning architecture and sea views, it offers a seamless blend of sumptuous renaissance-style decor with statement furniture and glossy Art Deco-inspired accents. This historical hotel is centred around a magnificent sweeping spiral stairase and sits just a stone's throw from Brighton beach. The Regent Room is a traditional wood-panelled room ideal for smaller ceremonies of up to 50 nearest and dearest and lies on the ground floor beneath the famous staircase. The Consort Room can accommodate ceremonies of up to 75. Its classic design and neutral tones provide the ideal backdrop for chic "I dos."
Posted: 23 August 2022
Set on a working farm in the beautiful West Sussex countryside and surrounded by stunning landscaped gardens and peaceful courtyards, Southend Barns has been lovingly restored with rustic charm and romantic touches. There's ample outdoor space with a picturesque courtyard that lies at the heart of the venue. It's a space for children and the ideal spot for reception drinks and garden games. As evening falls, the gardens are lit with romantic up-lights that show off the flint and log walls of the wedding barns. Here, guests can gather around the Collecting Yard with its sumptuous sofas, firepit an al fresco bar.
Posted: 16 August 2022
Built in 1426, this historical manor-house venue exudes warmth and charm. Boasting wooden beams, cosy corners, warm fireplaces and elegant staircases, The Ravenswood ensures your wedding photos will be every bit as stylish and beautiful. Set among 18 acres of grounds, when you arrive via the private driveway you're immediately taken away by the elegance and charm of the 15th-century building that lay before you. Grand entrances, tall castle towers and a fairytale tower all await. What's more, the stunning surroundings feature four lakes, ruins, bridges, a gorgeous boat house, pleasure gardens, a patio and even a giant chair.
Posted: 15 August 2022