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 happy couples exclusive use of the venue for the weekend and a wedding coordinator to help you plan the best day of your lives.
The stunning Apple Barn is licensed for your civil ceremony. With beautiful views, your outdoor ceremony is in a truly magical setting, with the option to hold your ceremony inside our marquee should the weather dictate otherwise. Following your ceremony, we encourage you and your guests to enjoy the acres of land for photographs and activities, retiring to the Crown Barn terrace for your drinks reception. Meanwhile, you can take the opportunity to visit our lakes for your stunning wedding photos and take in the beautiful Sussex countryside as a newly married couple!
The Crown Barn is ideal for your wedding celebrations, accommodating 180 guests for a wedding breakfast, a daytime minimum number of 80 adult guests. The barn was hand-built using local oak, brick and stone and has been fantastically finished with exposed beams and a gothic-inspired chandelier. The barn’s features are modern yet rustic and provide the ideal canvas for your reception. Additionally, an entire side of the barn can be opened up to let the outside in; you can have the feel of an outdoor event without the commitment to unpredictable weather. Our paved drinks reception area is beautifully sheltered by stunning willow trees, creating a relaxed place in which to enjoy a few refreshments and your guests’ company, with benches, outdoor seating and even Fire Pits.
Included in the venue hire here is our Resident DJ (Matt Maurice) who will provide the perfect playlist for you and your guests to dance the night away!
You will be able to design your own wedding breakfast with the assistance of critically acclaimed Executive Chef, Justin Gillam. From Canape and Four Course Wedding Breakfast menus, to more informal style feasting menus, Circa are happy to work on your ideas and create something truly memorable for the food side of the day. As the in house catering and events team the venue, they offer a range of packages, including drinks options to suit your plans. Top that off with their incredible selection of evening food options - from their Pizza Van to one of their Street Food vans - you might have found the perfect venue!
Reviews for Laughton Barns
Recommended by 100% of couples
Holly & Jason Satchell · Married on 23/09/2017
The best day of our lives!
How do I even begin to describe Laughton Barns. The most beautiful venue, in the most beautiful location with the most amazing team!Sent on 26/10/2017
We had the most perfect day and that is down to Liv and her team. The service was impeccable and the food was to die for, we had all of our wedding guests saying it was the best food they had ever had.
We were lucky enough to get married outside and the whole ceremony was faultless thanks to the great organisation by the team.
We had our Reception Drinks outside on the terrace where all of the staff were so friendly and attentive, no one was ever without a drink or canape in their hand!
Then onto the main event, our Wedding Breakfast inside the beautiful barn - It really did look like something out of a magazine and I could not have been happier. We then went on to dance the night away, the DJ was incredible and really got the party going - We did not have an empty dance floor at any point. Completely packed the whole night!
I am a Wedding Coordinator myself so had extremely high expectations for our wedding day and they were exceeded. All of our guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been to which for me was such a compliment and again that is down to Laughton Barns.
I wish we could re-do it over and over again.
Thank you so much!!!
Donna · Married on 19/08/2017
The best team, venue and day ever!
We chose Laughton Barns as our wedding venue. The venue was beautiful and the Circa Events team are fantastic, the food, the organisation, the funky different themes - our wedding guests said it was truly the best wedding they have been too and particularly commented on the food and relaxed environment. We are so please we had the Circa Events Team - they rock and you won't be disappointed! Have the best day ever! xSent on 30/09/2017
Amy and Joe · Married on 05/08/2017
The best day of our life.....
Our wedding was held in August 2017 and we could not have picked a better venue to have our wedding at or a better team to work with than the Circa team. The venue was perfect for our laid back family gathering style wedding with BBQ food, pizza van, gelato bike and free flowing drinks. One of my favourite moments was looking over the field and seeing our friends and family on both sides playing football and Frisbee. The Circa team were beyond helpful every step of the way and we could not recommend them highly enough!!Sent on 09/01/2018
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