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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
The Oak Barn
21 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 vneue has been designed to make the perfect setting for your special... (Barn Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £3,230
Guests 2 to 200
Spotlight Brickwall House
Brickwall House
Marquees and Tents, Playden Rye, East Sussex

*********AVAILABILITY FOR JULY & AUGUST 2021********** Brickwall House is set amongst a stunning historic garden in an outstanding 60-acre estate in East Sussex. This impressive Grade I listed Jacobean Manor House wedding venue, is comfortably furnished with 17th and 18th century interiors and is a... (Marquees and Tents East Sussex)

Capacity 250
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Hydro Hotel Eastbourne
Hydro Hotel Eastbourne
19 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Eastbourne, East Sussex

The Hydro Hotel is an elegant hotel by the sea in Eastbourne. Located 121 feet above sea level it features some of the finest views in Eastbourne. From its cliff top location, it provides superb views of the sea and Beachy Head, combined with our award winning manicured gardens it is truly hard to... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £70
Guests 30 to 150
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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
21 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)

Guests 50 to 150
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Crowhurst Park
Crowhurst Park
46 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Battle, East Sussex

Located just outside Battle in the heart of 1066 country, Crowhurst Park is nestled in a 120 acre private estate with stunning views across the South Downs. The beautiful and imposing 17th Century Manor House offers a perfect wedding venue for your Big Day. Crowhurst Park offers a range of fabulous... (Marquees and Tents East Sussex)

Capacity 250
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
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
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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
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
Bannatyne Spa Hotel Hastings
Bannatyne Spa Hotel Hastings
4 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Hastings, East Sussex

Situated in 38 acres of gardens and woodland, our hotel is the perfect choice with its beautiful function rooms, including the purpose built Montgomerie suite, our picturesque gardens and even a Health Club and Spa in the hotel grounds. For an outdoor ceremony and celebration, we have the charming... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 400
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 to be redeveloped and relaunched to become the premier wedding venue in Sussex for Spring 2021. Create wedding memories beyond compare at our unique wedding venue, accommodation and gardens. Wedding Venue: We are building an extensive new oak... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 60 to 155
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 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 spaces are made for a temporary structure such as... (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
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
10 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
The Powder Mills
The Powder Mills
5 reviews
· Stately Home, Battle, East Sussex

Located within the stunning Sussex countryside, The Powder Mills is the romantic country house wedding venue that you’ve been searching for! Complete with its very own peacock on the grounds, the 150 acres of natural landscape provide an idyllic scene for your wedding. With rolling parkland, lakes,... (Stately Home East Sussex)

Menus from £50
Guests 6 to 250
Deans Place Hotel
Deans Place Hotel
99 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Polegate, East Sussex

Deans Place Hotel is a 4 Star Country House Hotel set on the banks of the Cuckmere river at the foot of the South Downs National Park and surrounded by four acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. Exchange your vows in the wedding garden and have photos taken on our picturesque riverside bridge,... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 250
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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
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 75 to 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 250
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Hendall Manor Barns
Hendall Manor Barns
17 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Uckfield, East Sussex

Situated in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in East Sussex, Hendall Manor Barns is a beautiful, discrete venue for you to celebrate your wedding day. Having opened its doors in 2011, the three interconnected buildings, with the delightful courtyard and lawn terrace... (Barn Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 150
The Old Ship Hotel
The Old Ship Hotel
22 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

Special occasions should be held in special places, and the Brighton Old Ship hotel is unique, magnificent and provides the perfect back drop for your perfect day.Ideally situated overlooking the charming Brighton Beach and positioned between the two piers, we have the atmosphere and appeal to... (Large Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £32
Guests 2 to 250
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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
117 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