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Historic Wedding Venues in East Sussex

Choosing the right wedding venue is the most time-consuming part of your wedding planning, but it’s also the most important! Our historic wedding venues in East Sussex section is here to make the search for the perfect wedding venue quick and easy. You can browse through all of our historic wedding venues in East Sussex and narrow your search by capacity, style and more to find the wedding venue that’s right for your big day.

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Top Buxted Park Hotel
Buxted Park Hotel
45 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Uckfield, East Sussex

Travelling down a sweeping tree-lined drive, framed by ancient oaks and surrounded by the lush and vibrant colours of the English countryside, you will pass the courtyard fountain before reaching the grand entrance of the 18th century Palladian mansion house. Set in 312 acres of the finest East... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 150
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Spotlight Hilton Brighton Metropole
Hilton Brighton Metropole
12 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

There couldn’t be a more romantic location for the biggest day of your life, than Hilton Brighton Metropole. Set in the heart of one of the UK’s most iconic seaside towns, the Metropole offers the perfect combination of classic Victorian elegance and charm along with the vibrant, lively and... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £65
Guests 70 to 1000
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Spotlight Wadhurst Castle
Wadhurst Castle
10 reviews
· Castle Weddings, Wadhurst, East Sussex

As featured in 'The Crown' Wadhurst Castle is a beautiful Regency castle with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Nestled within its magnificent gardens, Wadhurst Castle is the perfect setting for weddings and any other unforgettable celebration from 2 to 130 people. On the borders of Kent and Sussex... (Castle Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 150
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Spotlight The Oak Barn, Frame Farm
The Oak Barn, Frame Farm
24 reviews
· Barn Weddings

Heritage, character and rural beauty all combine in perfect harmony at The Oak Barn. Nestled in an idyllic valley in the heart of Kent's High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, every detail of this exclusive Grade II listed venue has been designed to make the perfect setting for your special... (Barn Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £1,000
Guests 2 to 200
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George in Rye
George in Rye
191 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Playden Rye, East Sussex

George in Rye are a wedding venue located in Rye in East Sussex. This elegant property is nested in the heart of a unique medieval town that boasts a rich and fascinating history. From 2021, couples will be able to tie the knot in the modern sophistication that this venue has to offer. Every detail... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 150
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Pelham House
Pelham House
22 reviews
· Stately Home, Lewes, East Sussex

Situated in the heart of the charming town of Lewes, just over an hour from central London and 25 minutes from Brighton, Pelham House is a beautiful 16th-century townhouse that has undergone an incredible transformation into a luxurious wedding venue combining the opulence and grandeur of a country... (Stately Home East Sussex)

Starting at £2,080
Guests 15 to 150
Alexander House Hotel - AA Top 200 hotel
Alexander House Hotel - AA Top 200 hotel
167 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings

One of the most distinguished wedding venues outside of London, Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa offers award-winning service, elegant interiors, grand architecture, and 4 beautiful wedding spaces to match. With three stunning ceremony and reception suites, a bespoke outdoor wedding gazebo, and a... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 150
Wingrove House
Wingrove House
Small Hotel Weddings, Polegate, East Sussex

Wingrove House is a brand-new wedding venue house nestled in the gorgeous historic village of Alfriston. Offering exclusive-use weddings, providing you with an intimate venue where you and your guests can relax and enjoy the serenity of your very own country house. This East Sussex Wedding venue... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 50 to 100
Buckhurst Park
Buckhurst Park
Historic Weddings

Buckhurst Park - Spaces available for 2021 onwards. Buckhurst Park, the ancestral home of William Sackville, the 11thEarl De La Warr and his wife Anne, is located in the stunning countryside on the East Sussex, Kent and Surrey borders overlooking wonderful lakes and fields and the Ashdown Forest... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 30 to 250
The Walled Garden
The Walled Garden
Landmark Weddings, Ticehurst, East Sussex

instagram: @brightlingpark Email: henrygrissell@hotmail.co.uk Phone: 01424838207 Space available for May/ June/ July 2021. Walled garden Mansion house Flowers Swimming pond Secluded, tranquil and private No supplier restrictions, we are able to recommend Ample accommodation options on the estate All... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 250
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All Saints The Old Chapel
All Saints The Old Chapel
Landmark Weddings, Eastbourne, East Sussex

A very unique 150 year old venue for small, or large weddings, located 800m from the seafront. Own private 47 room hotel nearby also. All Saints is magical and awe inspiring from the moment you walk in you will want to book this venue. Located in the ancient village of Meads at the foot of the South... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 250
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Folkington Manor
Folkington Manor
Landmark Weddings, Polegate, East Sussex

Folkington Manor is a Grade II listed manor house, located in the heart of the South Downs National Park. The 85-acre estate, includes manicured lawns, landscaped gardens and beautiful lakes and woods, providing a picturesque backdrop for your wedding day. The family home is available for a limited... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £3,500
Capacity 1000
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Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club
Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club
20 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings

Nestled in the heart of a 186 acre estate in the Ashdown Forest - Ashdown Park Hotel & Country is a magical and romantic location. Set at the end of a sweeping drive, the glorious neo-Gothic Grade II listed mansion is surrounded by lakes, manicured lawns and woodlands that attract deer, creating an... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £112.50
Guests 2 to 150
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Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
22 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

In an unrivalled location overlooking the sea and promenade, the Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel is the perfect historic venue to hold your seaside wedding. The striking, elegant grade II listed Victorian hotel offers all you could need for your big day, from the exchange of vows to your evening... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 150
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Milwards House
Milwards House
6 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Lewes, East Sussex

Milwards Wedding Venue is a Grade 11 listed house, which you have exclusive use, set in the countryside surrounded by the Sussex Downs and local villages of East Sussex with accomodation available locally. Surrounded by 150 acres of organic grass meadows and a stunning 5 acre lake, the country... (Marquees and Tents East Sussex)

Capacity 250
Brighton College
Brighton College
4 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

Brighton College is situated in the heart of Kemptown, just a short distance from the centre of Brighton and the sea front. Founded in 1845, the historic gothic revival buildings stand proudly amidst the immaculate lawns of the college. With a selection of spectacular rooms, its own chapel on site... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 75 to 156
Bodiam Castle
Bodiam Castle
Castle Weddings

BODIAM CASTLE IS NOT CURRENTLY ABLE TO RESPOND TO ANY REQUESTS FOR WEDDINGS UNTIL AT LEAST JUNE 2020, AND MOST LIKELY LATER. REST ASSURED ALL ENQUIRIES WILL BE RESPONDED TO ONCE STAFF RETURN TO WORK. Bodiam Castle is the perfect backdrop for a magical wedding day, full of romance. The 14th century... (Castle Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £16
Guests 2 to 150
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The Grand Hotel Ltd
The Grand Hotel Ltd
9 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Where could be more romantic to celebrate a white wedding or civil partnership than at The White Palace, as The Grand is affectionately known, one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Sussex. Couples have been tying the knot at The Grand for generations, seduced by its old world charm, elegance... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £95
Capacity 400
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The Bell in Ticehurst
The Bell in Ticehurst
118 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Ticehurst, East Sussex

The ambience at The Bell in Ticehurst is distinctly laid back, a little bit quirky and definitely not run of the mill. This fabulous old coaching inn has been lovingly refurbished - the perfect place to celebrate life, love and happiness. Our Big Room for fancy occasions can accommodate 90 guests... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £6,250
Guests 30 to 90
Battle Abbey School
Battle Abbey School
12 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Battle, East Sussex

Battle Abbey School is a fantastic and unique wedding venue in East Sussex, situated in the beautiful and historic town of Battle. The memories of your special day will remain with you forever and it is important to ensure that every details is perfect with no compromises! There are few venues that... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 75 to 250
Fabrica
Fabrica
4 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

Based in the heart of Brighton is Fabrica, a former regency church that has stunning stain glass windows, a 10.5-metre-high ceiling, and a traditional wooden overhead balcony. This venue offers a large open space that can comfortably hold 130 seated guests, and gives you the flexibility to decorate... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £3,150
Capacity 130
Bluebell Railway
Bluebell Railway
1 review
· Landmark Weddings, Uckfield, East Sussex

We are able to hold small weddings for the remainder of 2020. Please contact us for more information. For a country wedding that stands out from the crowd, look no further than Bluebell Railway in Sussex. Far from its original purpose, this heritage railway has opened its doors to couples and is now... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 250
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Horsted Place Hotel
Horsted Place Hotel
41 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Uckfield, East Sussex

Horsted Place is a magnificent Victorian listed building, set in extensive landscaped gardens, making it an ideal venue for a fabulous country wedding. The beautiful manor house has three different locations available for your big day. The cosy Library can seat up to 40 guests for an intimate... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £500
Capacity 100
Firle Place
Firle Place
Landmark Weddings, Lewes, East Sussex

With breath-taking grounds, a spectacular stately home and a charming 13th-century village church, Firle Place in Sussex is the perfect place for a traditional country wedding. Set in the gorgeous South Downs Park, an event here is guaranteed to be unforgettable with four different sites for wedding... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 30 to 300
Alfriston Gardens (Formerly The English Wine Centre)
Alfriston Gardens (Formerly The English Wine Centre)
Small Hotel Weddings, Polegate, East Sussex

Alfriston Gardens (formerly English Wine Centre) is set to become the premier wedding venue in Sussex for Summer 2021. Create wedding memories beyond compare at our unique wedding venue, accommodation and gardens. Wedding Venue: Our new event space, Woodland Barn seats up to 145 guests with a... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 60 to 250
Gote Barn
Gote Barn
Barn Weddings, Lewes, East Sussex

We’re delighted at Circa Events to announce the opening of our newest venue, Gote Barn, located just outside Lewes in Sussex. Nestled away in the heart of the East Sussex countryside, it would make a truly idyllic venue to host your wedding day. Gote Farm, owned and run by the Craig family for over... (Barn Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 75 to 250
The Grand Brighton
The Grand Brighton
11 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

Celebrate your wedding at the iconic Grand Brighton. In an unrivalled location on Brighton’s beautiful seafront, The Grand is an incredible grade II Victorian masterpiece and the perfect coastal wedding venue in East Sussex. The venue is set just a short stroll from Brighton’s famous beach. The... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £120
Guests 10 to 550
Lewes Castle
Lewes Castle
1 review
· Castle Weddings, Lewes, East Sussex

Many Congratulations on Your Engagement! please visit https://sussexpast.co.uk/venue-hire/weddings-civil-ceremonies-at-lewes-castle to download our brochure. Standing watch proudly over the South Downs National Park, welcome to Lewes Castle, a 1,000-year-old, romantic ruin in the heart of East... (Castle Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £1,800
Guests 10 to 80
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Laughton Barns
Laughton Barns
20 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Lewes, East Sussex

Located in the heart of the Sussex South Downs, Laughton Barns is the ultimate romantic wedding venue. Boasting 84 acres of picturesque landscape and two idyllic lakes, the venue is the most spectacular setting for a lovely country wedding. To make your memorable day truly special, we offer all our... (Barn Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 80 to 400
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Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa
Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa
7 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

Selected by The Sunday Times Travel as the ‘Number 1 Seaside Hotel’ in the Ultimate 100 Best British Hotels! Epic romances are celebrated at Brighton Harbour Hotel and Spa. Every love story is unique so as well as our core wedding packages, we can of course provide a completely bespoke day for you... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £60
Guests 20 to 150
Blackstock Country Estate
Blackstock Country Estate
88 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Hellingly, East Sussex

Blackstock Country Estate is one of the premier wedding venues in Sussex. Set in the rolling countryside of the South Downs with two beautiful barns, an elegantly refurbished 16th Century Barn and a rustic delightful space for entertaining your family and friends. Blackstock is set amongst 70 acres... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £50
Guests 30 to 180
Michelham Priory
Michelham Priory
Historic Weddings, Hellingly, East Sussex

Michelham Priory is a beautiful historic property over 800 year's old nestling deep in the heart of the Sussex countryside. Set in seven acres of wonderful gardens you can enjoy quality food and wine in a stunning medieval setting, on an island surrounded by the longest water filled moat in England.... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 30 to 150
Northease Manor
Northease Manor
19 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Lewes, East Sussex

Set within the South Downs’ rolling countryside, the grade II listed Northease Manor is a truly beautiful wedding venue. The historic 17th Century Queen Anne Manor House is now home to the Independant School, but can be beautifully transformed for your big day! With a fascinating history, the rustic... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 80 to 200

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