Leonardslee Gardens

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Brighton Road Lower Beeding West Sussex RH13 6PP
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About Leonardslee Gardens

Brighton Road, Lower Beeding
West Sussex, RH13 6PP

Be swept away in a Kaleidoscope of colour.

Set in the heart of West Sussex, Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens is the perfect location for your special day with its romantic landscapes and a breath-taking 19th century Mansion.

Our beautiful country estate boasts stunning formal and ornamental gardens, a number of lakes, extensive woodlands, local wildlife and the odd Wallaby as well. The majestic 19th Century Italianate style house offers the perfect setting for a stylish wedding ceremony and reception or other large celebrations. We have a capacity of 90 guests seated in the Mansion House or 200 guests in our bespoke Marquee alongside the House and 100 guests for a ceremony. In addition, we offer drinks packages to compliment your event which can be designed around your budgets using our own South African estate wines from Benguela Cove.

This is sure to be every bride and grooms dream wedding!

• Sat in 240-acres of Grade I listed manicured gardens, lakes & ponds • Uninterrupted views over the gardens and south downs • Idyllic photo opportunities • Exclusive use of the house and or adjacent Marquee • Can cater for small and large weddings up to 250 guests • 19th-century Italianate style house

Facilities at Leonardslee Gardens

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Historic
Marquees and Tents
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad

Leonardslee Gardens Reviews (1)

First Wedding Issues
Venue Service

By Daniel & Tessa Burstow, on 11 Oct 2018Date of Wedding - 01 Sep 2018

We agreed terms with Leonardslee in the Spring for our Wedding on 1st September 2018. Whilst there was still no marquee in place and work to be done we were assured there were other events and Weddings from May onward and two big parties in the marquee in July so the venue would be 100% ready in ample time. Fast forward 6 months and not a single event had taken place, having been postponed or cancelled. The venue was still a building site with no patio a house with no furniture and a marquee just been erected with no drapes/lights etc. The Stress levels over the final few weeks were horrendous and we had to look at a 'plan B' just 2 weeks out! The patio was still being laid the day before the wedding and paint still be applied to the toilet walls the morning of the wedding!! On the day thankfully the sun shone and we had a great day, but there were issues. The attitude of a number of their staff (Not Katrien the main coordinator) was frankly appalling. With the issues we had I withheld a few thousand £ of the £7,000 booking fee. On the day before the wedding the 'manager' approached my wife to be and said that unless final payment had been made the wedding could not take place! You have to use the family 'Benguela' wines and average Sparkling at £20 a bottle so it is not cheap. There are just a few (v expensive) caterers to choose from and a £1000 additional charge to use another.The venue is undoubtedly beautiful and the views superb but the attitude of the team and the way we were dealt with was dreadful, particularly when we were their FIRST wedding!!

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