Sussex Wedding Venues

Picking the perfect venue for your wedding is an important part of getting your day absolutely right. There’s a lot to think about – how will the photos look? How many guests can you fit in? What kind of catering packages are on offer? And how much do you love the venue of your dreams? With such an array of choice in Sussex, we’ve put together a selection of some of the most idyllic, beautiful, and charming wedding venues in the county.


Pelham House

Sussex Weddings Pelham House

St Andrew’s Ln, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UW

Georgina Earland: 01273 488 600



A beautiful, 16th-century town house, Pelham House is a building of stunning architecture, complemented by the mature walled gardens and creating an elegant backdrop for your wedding day.

They will create a delicious seasonal menu for you and your guests to enjoy, using fresh, locally sourced produce wherever possible. Combined with attentive service, Pelham House will ensure every second of your wedding day is an unforgettable experience. Licensed for ceremonies, the hotel is the perfect venue for both large and more intimate weddings. Whether you would like to invite just your nearest and dearest, or create a spectacular affair, Pelham House is the perfect Sussex wedding venue.


Gyhll Manor Hotel & Restaurant

Sussex Weddings Ghyll Manor


High Street, Rusper, Nr Horsham, West Sussex RH12 4PX

03301 230 371




Nestled in the heart of the stunning Sussex countryside, you’ll find Ghyll Manor Hotel & Restaurant, an elegant 17th-century country house to call your own that’s brimming with character and style. The traditional oak-beamed building gazes out over 40 acres of gorgeous private gardens, including a lake and the pretty summerhouse. Here at Ghyll Manor, they cater for civil marriages, partnerships and wedding receptions – enabling you to spend all of your big day in the same delightful setting. You can also choose to just enjoy your reception there and your wedding guests can also enjoy special rates if wishing to stay in one of the 29 individually designed bedrooms. Wedding packages start from just £5,999, and there are some great value late availability packages also available for 2016.


Hilton Avisford Park

Sussex Weddings Hilton Avisford Park

Yapton Lane, Walberton, Arundel BN18 0LS

01243 558308



Set in 89 acres of stunning Sussex parkland, Hilton Avisford Park is a beautiful Georgian manor house. Whether you’re planning a large, or intimate celebration, the range of function rooms is designed to fulfill your every need and includes the Henty Suite, with its own private bar; the beautiful Ballroom, featuring ornate chandeliers and traditional fireplaces; and the magnificent Grand Hall, perfect for a lavish celebration. Turn your dreams into reality with exquisite wedding breakfast options, a host of special touches and a dedicated team to assist every step of the way. Hilton Avisford Park: the perfect setting for your special day.

‘Wedding Fayre’ – Sunday October 9th 2016, 11.00 am-3.00 pm, free entry.


Horsted Place Country House Hotel

Sussex Weddings Horsted_Place (1)

Little Horsted, Uckfield TN22 5TS

01825 750581



Horsted Place, a magnificent Victorian Gothic mansion with a staircase by Pugin, is impressive, but not too grand. Its tower and parapets in warm red brick overlook extensive gardens landscaped by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, and the interior is decorated in traditional English country house style, with the emphasis on comfort and a warm and welcoming, relaxed atmosphere. A bride and groom taking exclusive use of Horsted Place can really imagine they own it for 24 hours, inviting their guests to enjoy completely personalised wedding celebrations in the setting of a private house party. Horsted Place is licensed for both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies.


The Gallivant

Sussex Weddings Gallivant

New Lydd Road, Camber, East Sussex, TN31 7RB

01797 225 057



Set behind the sand dunes of Camber Sands, the weddings at The Gallivant hotel are relaxed, informal, and have a joyful seaside holiday feel about them. In the warmer months, you can enjoy the serenity and space of the beautiful beach in front of The Gallivant, with weddings naturally flowing between the beach and the beach­-styled marquee. In the cooler months, the open log fire in the New England Room, and the fully heated ‘Winter Wonderland’ marquee creates a beautiful Scandinavian-themed environment that is simply magical.


Bannatyne Spa Hotel

Sussex Weddings Bannatynes

Near Battle – East Sussex TN38 8EA

01424 857213



Situated in the heart of 1066 Country, in between the historic towns of Battle and  Hastings, and set in 38 acres of beautiful gardens, this stunning Georgian country house can be yours, exclusively for your special day. Fall in love with its unique character and style; a modern boutique hotel with many original features.

Whether enjoying every moment of your wedding day at the hotel, including the pivotal part where you say “I do”, or simply choosing individual elements to suit your preference, your day will be tailored perfectly to your requirements ensuring that the  wedding you get is the one of your dreams.


Hotel du Vin

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2 Ship St, Brighton, BN1 1AD

01273 855 221



Hotel du Vin Brighton is the perfect venue for weddings and civil partnerships. There are two private rooms for you to choose from, Dome and Ruinart. The Dome, as the name suggests, is an impressively large and airy domed room with a stunning ‘wineglass’ chandelier centrepiece and that floods with natural daylight; perfect for wedding breakfasts, ceremonies, and receptions. Ruinart is a slightly smaller room with French doors, bespoke artwork and an adjoining door to the bistro, providing a truly unique space. The Gallery is a fantastic open plan area with exposed beams and an intriguing Laroche wine tasting table, should you want something that little bit different and is ideal for smaller, more intimate wedding buffets and nibbles. The choice is yours, but whatever you decide, come the big day, Hotel du Vin will work diligently behind the scenes to make sure everything runs like clockwork.


Deans Place Hotel

Sussex Weddings Deans Place (1)

Seaford Rd, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5TW

01323 870 248


Overlooking the stunning South Downs National Park in East Sussex, Deans Place Hotel offers a magnificent, exclusive-use wedding venue to those wishing to exchange their vows in style. Choosing Deans Place Hotel, situated in the charming village of Alfriston and close to Lewes, Eastbourne and Brighton, you can expect to be treated to a selection of fantastic wedding facilities to ensure your big day is unforgettable. These include a charming wedding garden complete with sweeping views across the South Downs National Park, and an alfresco reception area on the spectacular terrace, perfect for the summer months. For an enchanting winter celebration, a range of elegant candlelit private dining rooms are available, warmed by crackling log fires to add to the romantic and intimate ambience.


Alexander House Hotel

Sussex Weddings Alexander House (1)

East Street, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 4QD

01342 714914



With seamless grounds, fashionable private spaces, and a beautiful reception suite with its own private garden and outdoor wedding gazebo, there are plenty of ways to make sure your special day is unforgettable at Alexander House. To help organise your wedding reception or civil wedding ceremony, you will receive support from the area’s finest wedding co­ordinators who can help bring your dreams to life. Alexander House’s wedding packages are attractively priced and include everything you could want from a day that will last a lifetime.


Ship Hotel

Sussex Weddings Ship Hotel

North Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1NH

01243 778000



Let the Ship Hotel host your special day in all of its opulent splendour. Located in central Chichester, this four­-star hotel boasts a restaurant with rosette status, private parking and a stylish, ‘VIP’ cottage. Licensed for up to 60 guests, they can help plan and design your bespoke wedding to suit your budget and vision with the assistance of your own personal wedding planner. Two beautiful function rooms provide the perfect backdrop for everything from luxurious, extravagant occasions, to smaller, more intimate gatherings. To book your viewing please contact events manager, Natalie Tafe.


Dale Hill

Sussex Weddings Dale Hill (1)

Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7DQ  

01580 200 112



The perfect venue set in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, Dale Hill is a supreme wedding venue with a host of surprising and special touches that really add to that fairytale aura of your special day. Your bridal party will receive a warm, professional and friendly welcome to this exceptional hotel from our experienced wedding coordinator, James McTrusty, who will be on hand to guide you through your special day with attention to every detail ensuring everything flows seamlessly, leaving you with memories that last forever. The Dale Hill Suite has panoramic views across the Weald and accommodates weddings and banquets for up to 160 guests and a maximum of 200 guests for evening receptions.


The View Hotel

Sussex Weddings The View

Grand Parade, Eastbourne, BN21 4DN

01323 433 900


Take your vows with a view: picture yourself and your guests sipping champagne on a balcony with an unrivalled view of the Eastbourne coastline, and that’s exactly what you’ll get from The View Hotel’s new Horizon Suite, which can accommodate up to 120 guests for a wedding breakfast and is fully contained with its own bar and dance floor. The suite offers an exclusive area in the hotel for you and your guests to celebrate your special day. Additionally, the brand new Martello Suite has unrivalled views overlooking the English Channel, and with all event rooms fully licensed for civil ceremonies, you can choose the perfect space for your day.

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