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 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 130
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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
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The Pilgrims Rest
The Pilgrims Rest
53 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Battle, East Sussex

The Pilgrims Rest is a 600 hundred year old Wealden Hall House situated in the medieval town of Battle in East Sussex - right in the heart of 1066 country. With endless features from huge inglenook fireplaces to ancient beams; linenfold doors to oak floors, The Pilgrims Rest is an historic gem. It... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £3,200
Guests 2 to 90
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The Oak Barn, Frame Farm
The Oak Barn, Frame Farm
29 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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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
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 have availability for weekday weddings in 2021! Please contact us for details. 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 providing some of... (Landmark Weddings East Sussex)

Capacity 200
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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)
1 review
· Small Hotel Weddings, Polegate, East Sussex

Alfriston Gardens (formerly English Wine Centre) is set to become the premier wedding venue in Sussex for 2022. 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, accommodating up to... (Small Hotel Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 60 to 250
Buckhurst Park
Buckhurst Park
Historic Weddings

Buckhurst Park - Fully booked for 2022 now taking booking for 2023 onwards. Exclusive venue, only a small number of Weddings each year! 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... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Guests 30 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)

Menus from £125
Guests 75 to 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
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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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
Bodiam Castle
Bodiam Castle
Castle Weddings

Bodiam Castle is the perfect backdrop for a magical wedding day, full of romance. The 14th century medieval castle is set in the heart of the East Sussex countryside and surrounded by rolling grounds, providing the ideal location for a picturesque wedding. The National Trust property is full of... (Castle Weddings East Sussex)

Menus from £16
Guests 2 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... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £1,600
Guests 30 to 130
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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
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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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
The Spire
The Spire
Historic Weddings, Brighton, East Sussex

Located in the beautiful and fashionable regency area of Kemptown in East Brighton, The Spire provides a great customisable backdrop for your special day accommodating up to 300 guests. On many levels the space is a blank canvas for creative couples to get their hands on and you can’t help but be... (Historic Weddings East Sussex)

Starting at £2,750
Guests 30 to 250