Cissbury Barns

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Cissbury Nepcote Findon West Sussex BN14 0SR
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About Cissbury Barns

Nepcote, Findon
West Sussex, BN14 0SR

Cissbury Barns offers a romantic and idyllic location to host your wedding day, nestled within the picturesque South Downs National Park. As you take the short but magnificent drive through the estate and pass stunning mature trees, you will discover this hidden gem of a wedding venue. The secluded setting and rustic features all add to the unique charm of Cissbury Barns. 

Both barns are registered for civil wedding ceremonies and are available for exclusive use, ensuring privacy and tranquility on your special day. The barns feature rustic brick and flint stone, impressive beams as well as large windows and doors giving a light and airy feel to the space. The versatile barns offer a romantic and sophisticated rustic feel to which you can add your own personality; from floral arrangements to bunting and fairy lights, these are truly magnificent spaces brimming with style.

Following your romantic ceremony, you’re welcome to enjoy the Ceremonial garden and host your drinks reception drinks on the patio as well as capture photographs against the breathtaking rural backdrop. Cissbury Barns also offers open fronted lambing pens as a unique and quirky bar and lounge area as well as a Pentanque court for boules.

Cissbury Barns has teamed up with some fantastic associate catering partners, each offering a variety of quality menus with something to suit every couple. Whether you would like a formal three-course meal, a buffet or even a BBQ you can get it all here.

With a formal wedding reception capacity of 120 and the option to invite more guests for informal celebrations, you have total flexibility to make your day as intimate or as grand as you wish. The staff at Cissbury will assist in creating your perfect day and will be on-hand with help and guidance.

To view this gorgeous venue for yourself or to simply find out more, contact the friendly team today. 

• Stunning rustic brick and flint barns with a range of outdoor spaces • Choice of two barns gives you flexibility • The barns are for exclusive use ensuring privacy and tranquility • Cissbury Barns has teamed up with some fantastic catering partners • Perfect for Weddings and events from 30 - 200 guests • Our Events Manager can offer advice and discuss your requirements

Facilities at Cissbury Barns

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Marquees and Tents
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome

Cissbury Barns Reviews (15)

WOW. What a Wedding....
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By Tanya and Maxim Olliver, on 12 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 10 Aug 2019

WOW. What a wedding - we wouldn’t have changed a thing (even the wind). Everything was phenomenal and it wouldn’t have been so perfect without all of your help. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts you made us feel so comfortable and relaxed and it was honestly the best day of our lives. Our friends all fell in love with the venue it looked absolutely beautiful! I just wanted to send you lots of love from us both and let you know how happy we are that we chose Cissbury. Tanya & Maxim xxxx

The Barns are Just Spectacular
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By Chris and Alice Howden, on 14 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 09 Aug 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the team for everything you all did to ensure that we had an enjoyable wedding. From the start you were so incredibly helpful providing all of the information needed to plan for the day at Cissbury Barns and throughout the planning process you were so quick to respond when answering any questions we had. On the day, everything was perfect, from meeting Alice at the House, reacting to the weather, making sure everything was set up, and making sure that the day ran without a hitch (even fixing the table plan).The barns are just spectacular, the staff so professional and helpful, and we couldn't imagine a better day than what we had. Thank you once again for everything.

A Massive Thank You
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By Ruth and Chris Morrow, on 13 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 07 Aug 2019

I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you & your team for making our day so special. We couldn't of asked for anything more. You guys were brilliant, so relaxed, organised and efficient! We really appreciate all your help & will cherish the memories for a lifetime. Thanks again

Just Outstanding
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By Mrs Louise Lennon, on 02 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 08 Jun 2019

We got married on 8th June 2019 and I can honestly say it was just outstanding. The team at Cissbury are EPIC! It was a seamless day and one that David and I will treasure always. Everything was beyond what I had imagined. Best day of our lives and I'd be happy to do it all over again in a heartbeat. Well done Team Cissbury! Thank you again. Mr and Mrs Lennon

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By Claire and Andy Parkin, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 31 May 2019

We got married at Cissbury Barns on the 31st May 2019 and it was the most magical day. The sun was shining, we had a band on the lawns and all of the staff were amazing. Our guests could not stop talking about how stunning the Barns looked. Thank you so much Helen & Michelle.xx

Everything was perfect
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By Holli and Tom O Brian, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 18 May 2019

Oh my goodness - where to start?!? Everything was perfect on Saturday, everything. We truly had the best day possible and you guys made it happen. Honestly we have been blown away with the service, the smiles and no problem attitudes from anyone we have met during our year of planning with Cissbury. Then, on the day Helen and Kate you just made it a dream as well as arranging the sunshine too. Cissbury is just the most gorgeous place and will forever hold a special place in our hearts. We will be sure to share some photos with you when received from Nic. Thank you once again and hopefully we can find an excuse to come back one day!!! Lots of love Holli and Tom xxxx

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By Heather and Rhys Martin, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 12 Apr 2019

We had our reception at Cissbury Barns in April and could not recommend it more! Throughout the whole lead up to the wedding, Helen and Michelle were just so amazing - so helpful, accommodating and just looked after us all the way through. On the day we could stand back and relax knowing that they had everything under control. The barns are absolutely beautiful and the surrounding views just mesmerising. All of our guests fell in love with Cissbury Barns - as did we! We had the perfect day and are forever grateful that we chose Cissbury for our wedding!

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By Emily and Eoghan Bowe, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 20 Oct 2018

There's no place that come close to Cissbury for a rustic, country wedding venue with ethereal views. The setting is simply stunning, with a gorgeous drive up to the secluded barns and a team that takes all the stress out of wedding planning. We hosted our reception there in October of 2018 and have made memories that will carry us through a lifetime. Cissbury stayed in our minds from the moment we saw it and met Helen; it's so practially set up for a wedding with more space than any barn set up we saw. The gorgeous sheep-pen-turned-bar is oozing with character and makes such a fab snug for guests, and the flint walls make such an epic backdrop for photos! We cannot thank the team enough - everything went without a single hitch and we had a day beyond our wildest dreams. Cissbury's suppliers work seamlessley together to take care of everything. You are absolute legends, Michelle & Helen! If you've booked, you're in the safest of hands. If you havent; go visit. It's next level beautiful x

The Only Place to Get Married
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By Chelcie and Matthew Chamberlain, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 04 Oct 2018

The only place to get married! All of our guests were so complimentary to the setting. It really is beautiful! Everyone was so welcoming, even showing one of our flower girls your little kitten whilst we met with the registrar! Michelle and Helen ran the day so smoothly and all staff were great! We can highly recommend and we will be back for future parties

Cannot recommend highly enough
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By Lucy and Gorton Gorton, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 29 Sep 2018

We had our wedding at Cissbury on the 29th September and it was the most perfect day. The location is amazing and the barns themselves were beautiful and the whole bar/barn/ courtyard set-up worked really well for the day and into the evening. The additional little finishing touches such as the lights in the gardens and the fire pits really stood out as well and finished it all of perfectly. Helen and Michele were amazing both in the run-up and during the wedding weekend. They really went out of their way and did an amazing job behind the scenes to make sure that everything went exactly to plan; our day was even better than we hoped. We cant recommend Cissbury highly enough, its just a shame that we cant do it all again!

Just incredible
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By Stacey and Billy Hipperson, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 08 Sep 2018

My husband and I where lucky enough to get married here in September. The pictures speak for themselves but this venue is just incredible! The barns are beautiful inside and out, there is plenty of space for all your wedding dreams to come to life! It is completely private and you can create your own little world up there for you and your guests. There is photo opportunity’s galore, plenty of options for you rain or sunshine, the music plays inside and out which I loved and there is ample free parking for everybody. Helen and Michelle will help you every step of the way and will ensure that your day is perfect. They are great fun and make the whole process enjoyable. The owner was also so lovely and made us feel so welcome (even when I was running late!) he even came up on the day to ensure everything was running smoothly. Cissbury is perfect ?? Lots of love the Hippersons

Truly Amazing
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By Lauren and Daniel Sherman, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 22 Mar 2018

We couldnt of wished for a more perfect wedding venue. We got married on the 22nd march 2018 and it was truly amazing. The staff are so lovely and really pull out all the stops to make sure your day is perfect. Thank you again cissbury for a stunning venue

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