Top 10 Wedding Venues in Sussex

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Sussex and weddings go exquisitely hand in hand. With its charming countryside and historical sites, Sussex presents an idyllic landscape for couples to tie the knot. Absolutely has curated a list of our top wedding venues in the region, each offering a unique blend of beauty and character to ensure your wedding day is as enchanting as the setting.

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Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club

Set within 186 acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands, the Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club is the epitome of elegance and grandeur. This 19th-century mansion features a romantic chapel, stylish reception rooms, and serene terraces, complemented by luxurious accommodations, award-winning dining, and attentive service, making it a quintessential fairy-tale wedding venue.



Farbridge, nestled in the South Downs National Park, offers the perfect blend of rustic appeal and modern elegance. The venue’s restored barns, surrounded by idyllic gardens, provide a versatile setting for intimate and grand weddings. Fairy lights and exposed beams create a chic yet cozy atmosphere for your celebration.



The enchanting Wakehurst is a part of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and presents a wedding locale of natural beauty and historical significance. Ceremonies can be held in the Mansion or amidst the gardens, creating a magical backdrop for exchanging vows and celebrating love.

Buxted Park Hotel

Buxted Park Hotel, a Georgian mansion set within 312 acres of countryside, radiates sophistication and history. The hotel offers a selection of resplendent reception rooms and gourmet dining, ensuring a luxurious and unforgettable wedding experience.

South Lodge Hotel

At South Lodge Hotel, each season brings its unique charm, from springtime rhododendrons to summer ceremonies with sweeping vistas. The venue’s mix of grandeur and rustic beauty, highlighted by the opulent Wordsworth Suite, provides a perfect setting for a picturesque country wedding.

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The Wordsworth Suite

The Wordsworth Suite at South Lodge boasts expansive windows and patio doors that lead to a terrace, perfect for a summer wedding. Its ornate ceiling and crystal chandeliers add a touch of elegance to any celebration.

The Walled Garden at Cowdray

Secluded within the Cowdray Estate, The Walled Garden is the ultimate romantic setting. It features a restored 16th-century barn and lush gardens. This venue offers a serene and private atmosphere for indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Pangdean Old Barn

The charming Pangdean Old Barn combines the rustic beauty of an 18th-century barn with a warm, inviting aura. Its fairy lights and stone floors offer an intimate setting for a heartfelt wedding in the Sussex countryside.

Pelham House

Pelham House, located in Lewes, is a Georgian mansion that beautifully marries historic elegance with modern luxury. The grand Ballroom, the intimate Library, and the stunning gardens provide a sophisticated ambiance for a memorable wedding.

Grittenham Barn

In the heart of Sussex lies Grittenham Barn, a 16th-century barn offering a pastoral and chic setting. Its vaulted ceilings and panoramic views make for an idyllic wedding venue that couples will treasure forever.

Fitzleroi Barn


The picturesque Fitzleroi Barn captures the rural charm of Sussex with its 18th-century architecture, featuring exposed brick, oak beams, and a quaint courtyard garden. This venue provides a warm, enchanting backdrop for the ceremony and the following festivities.

Each of these venues in Sussex brings unique magic to your wedding day, promising an event as memorable as the setting itself.

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