Chichester Cathedral

The Royal Chantry Cathedral Cloisters Chichester West Sussex PO19 1PX
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About Chichester Cathedral

The Royal Chantry, Cathedral Cloisters
West Sussex, PO19 1PX

Chichester Cathedral is a stunning historic cathedral located in the beautiful city of Chichester and is an idyllic setting for a wedding reception. If old-style grandeur and historic beauty sound like what you’re looking for, then this could be the wedding venue for you.

Chichester Cathedral offers a range of facilities to choose from depending on your preference and the size of your wedding reception, from the medieval Vicars' Hall to the elegant tranquility of 4 Canon Lane, there is something to suit every taste.

Vicars’ Hall is ideal for larger groups, with capacity for up to 100 seated guests and 150 evening guests. With exposed brick walls and authentic wooden floors, you can add your own personal touches to this flexible space. Plus, with an elevated staging area and audio equipment, you’ll be able to put on a range of entertainment options for your guests.

Located at 4 Canon Lane, The Dresden Room offers a great alternative for smaller wedding breakfasts. It can accommodate up to 40 for a sit-down meal and 50 for a reception and features stunning character features.

The menus at Chichester Cathedral are perfectly designed to offer a range of choices throughout the season. Or, if you prefer, a tailor-made menu can be provided to suit both your preferences and your budget. 

Before settling down for your wedding breakfast, you may wish to hold a drinks reception in the Eastern Arm of the Cathedral Cloisters. This unique and magnificent space can hold up to 100 and is ideal for mingling, chatting and enjoying drinks and canapés before heading indoors.  

The only way to truly appreciate the beauty of our 900-year-old venue is to arrange a viewing with a member of our dedicated team, please don’t hesitate to call today to arrange your viewing. We can’t wait to discuss your dream day with you!



• Medieval Banquet Hall Available for up to 120 guests at Vicars' Hall • 8 en-suite bedrooms, dining for up to 40 guests and up to 100 for an elegant reception at 4 Canon Lane • Up to 130 for a stunning evening reception in the Cloisters with a private walled garden • Unique photography opportunity in the ground of the historic venue • Bespoke Menus to suit all tastes, budget and diets

Facilities at Chichester Cathedral

Venue Type :
Exclusive Use
In the City
Small Hotel
Outdoor License
Marquees and Tents
Unusual Weddings
Unique Weddings
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Entertainment Licence
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities

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