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On since 2021

Last update: January 2024

Moon Down is a unique wedding venue situated on the Kent/E Sussex border, close to Tunbridge Wells and Wadhurst in South East England. This romantic rural setting offers you the chance to curate your dream day your way. Set amidst 150 acres of beautiful woodlands and scenic countryside, the site lends itself to festival-style parties and formal marquee receptions alike.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can think of Moon Down as a blank canvas onto which they can project their unique vision. Here, amidst tall trees and fields, you can choose to host a micro wedding or a large-scale soirée for a maximum of 250 people. From forest blessing ceremonies to garden wedding breakfasts, this is a versatile venue that can be transformed to reflect your wishes. The event space suits every style and theme, from rustic yurts and tipis to elegant marquees. There is ample parking on-site, and water and power are easily accessible at this location.

Services Offered

Moon Down is ideal for prospective newlyweds planning a DIY wedding. You can choose your preferred suppliers for every aspect of your day, from catering and beverages to design and entertainment. This flat field site has an access point for suppliers and food trucks. Moon Down can recommend local suppliers for the provision of tipis, marquees, toilets, catering and other services. Due to the nature of the site, Moon Down is only suitable for weddings from May until September at weekends only. PLEASE NOTE WE CANNOT TAKE ANY BOOKINGS FOR SEPTEMBER 2025.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Tipis and yurts

Dining options:

Private catering allowed

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
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Reviews for Moon Down

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Ryan C. Sent on 09/08/2023
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Ryan and Lucy Wedding July 2023

We could not reccommend Moon Down and Lisa/Charlie enough! A blank canvas of open field and woodland that we used to create our own festival style wedding, it could not have been better. The location is perfect as is set away from any main roads so there is no noise pollution or passers by. The site has power and running water to facilitate any catering and entertainment needs. The large field was ideal for our Tipi Marquee and glamping bell tents. The woodlnd area was idyllic for the ceremony. Our wedding could not have been improved and that is testament to what a great place Moon Down is. Charlie and Lisa are extremely welcoming and could not have been more accommodating, any issues or questions they have answers and solutions for them all. If you are thinking of planning an outdoor event, Moon Down is the ideal place.
Laura M. Sent on 28/07/2021
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Perfect English Country Garden Wedding...

Moon Down offered us a relaxed, romantic, rural wedding, where our reception just felt like a dream! I had a particular vision of having an English Country Garden style wedding and Moon Down offered us the canvas to create what we wanted and that was really important me. As a venue, it wasn't restricted or prescriptive, it offered us freedom and flexibility, which enabled us to make the whole day really personal to us. Lisa was amazing throughout the whole planning process and on the day, we couldn't have asked for better.

Aside from the space and feel of the place, the practical side of Moon Down is on point too - great parking, good facilities and the opportunity to bring in fantastic local suppliers which made our day so bespoke to us.
Just wish I could do it all again!
Chloe B. Sent on 27/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

AMAZING venue! The dream bohemian wedding

We got married at Moon Down in September 2019, it was the most incredible day and the venue is just perfect for anyone looking for something bohemian/festival style or more laid back. Couldn’t recommend Lisa enough, everything ran so smoothly :)
Hugh S. Sent on 09/08/2023
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Beautiful location, responsive and flexible owners

We struck gold with this place: they were incredibly responsive, allowing us to view the field multiple times and talking to our contractors when we needed. The field was absolutely beautiful on the day (lucky with the weather!), and they allowed us to set up days ahead. They were helpful and flexible throughout, offering their experience from previous weddings and also some equipment that had been left!
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