Cissbury Barns

(25 reviews) 25 5
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 (25)

WOW...What Can we Say. Absolutely amazing
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By Mr and Mrs Candy, on 24 Mar 2020Date of Wedding - 06 Dec 2019

WOW.... what can we say, what an absolutely amazing professional service we were provided. We had looked at a few different venue, but fell in love with Cissbury Barns the moment we saw them. The whole day from start to finish ran smoothly without any hitches (Apart from us!) Helen, Michelle & Kate made our day that little bit extra special. Michelle sorted everything during the day and was so accommodating and Kate partied with us in the evening. Nothing was too much for either of them. You both went above and beyond our expectations. Highly recommended venue.

We had our dream Wedding. Everything was Perfect
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By Cecile and Justin Rudwick, on 24 Mar 2020Date of Wedding - 24 Oct 2019

We wanted to thank you two, Kate and all the team at Cissbury for the amazing time we had! Our wedding has been the beautiful day we have been dreaming of since the day we came to Cissbury for the 1st time in December last year! Everything was just perfect! We have had our dream wedding with our families and friends, so much fun, laugh, happy tears... exactly what we wanted for our special day. Even the rain in the morning was not a problem! It made it very British and even more special when the rain stops after the ceremony. All our guests had a really great time. They all found the barns so gorgeous. It is very different from what we have in France and it made our wedding even more special. They all told us how amazing the organisation was and it is a day they will keep in their greatest memories We had a crush on the barns when we saw it the first time and we knew it would be the perfect venue for our wedding. The amazing time we had just confirmed we were right. Thank you so much for being a part of our wedding, thank you for helping us to make it really special. And thank you for being so understanding and dealing so well with our French organisation, which is not being very much organised and doing everything last minute... We know we gave you quite some stress... but at the end, everything was even better than our dreamed expectations! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

The Most Beautiful Venue
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By Jessica and Joel Passmore, on 30 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 21 Sep 2019

Thank you for having the most beautiful venue and the team from the day we enquired all the way through to the moment we left for your on going support and care. Our guests were impressed with how all your staff worked on the day and we can’t fault the dedicated personal service you have given us throughout

An absolutely stunning venue
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By Sadie and Adam Rockliffe, on 18 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 07 Sep 2019

An absolutely stunning venue offering impeccable services. Michelle is the best at her job and went above and beyond for our wedding. She has a natural instinct to know exactly what will make an event perfect and works alongside incredible staff. We feel blessed to have had Cissbury Barns as our wedding venue and Michelle and staff on the day. Thank you so much x

Wow, what can we say! Quite simply we fell in love
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By Laura and Rod Matheson, on 18 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 30 Aug 2019

Wow, what can we say! We got married at Cissbury on 30th August. Quite simply we fell in love with the place during our first visit and knew Cissbury would be the venue for our special day. Helen and Michelle were so helpful from the initial booking, and ensured everything went smoothly, quietly working in the background on the day. Cissbury is in such a beautiful setting with amazing views across the South Downs - perfect for photos galore! The rustic character of the barns and the bar just added real charm to our day and the whole place offered a great mix of indoor and outdoor spaces for guests to quench their thirst! We had two classic cars (Austin Healey, Jaguar MKI) which were perfect against the backdrop of the barns. We looked at many venues and nothing came close - attention to detail, support and coordination of Helen and Michelle, it was a faultless day and we recommend you go and see the place for yourself.

What an incredible venue
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By Joy and James Woods, on 18 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 23 Aug 2019

What an incredible venue in a hidden away location - you really feel like you’re in your own little wedding bubble! Helen and Michelle were fantastic from start to finish to ensure everything went off without a hitch! We absolutely fell in love with the place as did all our guests. Every aspect of Cissbury Barns is unique and makes for a truly special and perfect day!! We couldn’t ask for anything more! Thank you so much for everything

The Best Day Ever
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By Sean and Angela Moss, on 13 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 15 Aug 2019

We had our wedding at Cissbury Barns in August 2019 and can't recommend it enough. It's a beautiful venue, with loads of nice spots for photos, enough outside spaces for guests to spread out whilst still feeling in the same place. Everything in the Barns is beautiful, and it was the perfect space for our wedding. Not only that, the team at Cissbury were brilliant right from the start, taking us through all the questions we asked, giving us useful paperwork to plan our day, and providing several chances to visit the venue on weekends to see it dressed up and ask questions. We had the best day ever - if you're looking for a Barn for your wedding, this would be a great choice!

WOW. What a Wedding....
Venue Service

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

Perfect for our Wedding
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By Luke and Veronica Morrell, on 13 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 03 Aug 2019

We had our wedding at Cissbury Barns and can't recommend enough. It is beautiful and was perfect for our wedding. We wanted a venue with rustic features, homely feel and alot of character. It delivered and after our first visit we booked. Massive thank you to Michelle, Kate, and Helen for all your help and support running everything on the day, and in the months leading up to it. Everyone had the best day.

Thank You So Much
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By Sarah and Sam Shawcross, on 23 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Aug 2019

Thank you so so much to your team for everything you did on our wedding day at Cissbury Barns on the 2nd August. It was an incredible day and the venue looked amazing. It was more than we ever expected the day to be and that came down to everyone who was involved on the day. The day ran smoothly due to your amazing coordination with our venue decoraters, caters and everyone else involved. Everyone was so helpful and welcoming to all of our guests we really couldn't have asked for anything more. You made it a day that we will never ever forget. You made the whole process so easy and we're quick to answer emails and reassure me that everything was under control. I so so so appreciated. Everyone commented on how beautiful everything looked and that was amazing. Thank you again for everything much much appreciated.

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