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South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel & Spa

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(107 reviews) 107 5
Brighton Road Lower Beeding Nr Horsham West Sussex RH13 6PS
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About South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel & Spa

Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Nr Horsham
West Sussex, RH13 6PS

Nestled in the heart of the dramatic Sussex Downs, South Lodge is the perfect wedding venue for all seasons. From striking rhododendron displays in Spring to sun-soaked ceremonies in Summer, vibrant coloured parkland in the Autumn and roaring log fires in the Winter, whenever you choose to marry here your day will be simply unforgettable.

South Lodge boasts 12 beautiful function suites, suitable for weddings with anywhere between 10 and 180 guests in attendance. The opulent Wordsworth suite is the most popular choice for civil ceremonies and with triple aspect windows and patio doors leading to the terrace, it’s easy to see why. This suite has capacity for up to 150 guests.

For those dreaming of saying their vows outdoors, then Wedding Pavilion is simply perfect. You can walk down the red carpet aisle, as your guests look on from white lawn chairs, and say ‘I do’ in the midst of the Sussex countryside.

When it comes to your reception at South Lodge, you and your guests are in for a treat. From drinks on the manicured lawns to a fine-dining feast, every moment will be unforgettable. The award-winning chefs will be on-hand to create delicious dishes made from the best local and seasonal produce, while the dedicated staff ensure glasses are topped up and everything is running smoothly.

South Lodge have created packages especially for those looking for inspiration and guidance, but with their flexible approach they’re equally happy to create a bespoke day just for you. Attention to detail is key at this fantastic venue and the team will ensure that everything is just as you require, right down to the smallest touches.

The state-of-the-art spa is new for 2019, giving you yet another reason to choose South Lodge. With a large pool area and an extensive list of blissful treatments, it’s hard to think of a better place to relax before the big day, or unwind after the event. Nail care and makeup application is also offered, allowing you to look and feel your best on the big day without having to set foot outdoors.

With so much to offer, South Lodge is a fantastic choice for your big day. To experience it for yourself, get in touch with the dedicated team and book a viewing. 

• The venue hosts only one wedding per day giving you the full attention of staff • Prices starting from just £155.00 per person • Magnificent 5 Star Country House Hotel situated among 93 acres of landscaped gardens and terraces • 3 AA Rosette restaurant offering delicious dishes made with only the best local and seasonal produce • Licenced wedding Ceremonies, including the option to marry in an outdoor ceremony pavilion • 89 luxury bedrooms including honeymoon suite with your very own hot tub!

Facilities at South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel & Spa

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Stately Home
Outdoor License
Tipis and Yurts
Marquees and Tents
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Fitness Centre
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House 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
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome

South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel & Spa Reviews (107)

The day was absolutely perfect!!
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By Fiona & Mark, on 17 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 29 Jun 2019

What can we say? The day was absolutely perfect!! We wouldn’t have changed one thing (apart from maybe 5 or 6° cooler haha). From start to finish the day ran so smoothly and so much of it was down to you and the staff that put the day together. All our guests were amazed and wowed by the day and we’ve had so many compliments from the food to the toastmaster and the hotel itself. We honestly can’t thank you enough. Memories that will last a lifetime. I think we will have to just come back every year to re-live it a little bit :)

We honestly couldnt be happier
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By Kirsty & Aaron, on 20 Sep 2018Date of Wedding - 16 Sep 2018

Thanks so, so much to you and your fabulous team at South Lodge. Everyone did an amazing job and made us feel special, not just throughout our entire stay but also throughout the whole planning process. A special thanks to you, Cat, Mark and the rest of the team for making the day so wonderful. The guest services team (especially Mike) really helped the day go perfectly. We honestly couldn’t be happier! All our guests complimented the food (so compliments to the chef) and the serving team, they were all so friendly and professional. A big thank you for extending our stay in Farriers for the extra night, it really started our honeymoon off nicely and allowed us a much needed rest the next day.

An amazing day!
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By Amy, on 13 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 09 Jun 2018

I just wanted to say a massive Thankyou to you and all the staff for Saturday. Please also thank the toastmaster on our behalf. He did a brilliant job! Every time I had a query or question you always made me feel calm and helped me every time, I was so happy to see you Saturday morning. I had the best day of my life, beautiful people, venue and the food was amazing. Our guests enjoyed the day and I have received so many messages saying it was an amazing day. We would not of had that without you and everyone at Southlodge.

A massive thank you!
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By Sophie, on 13 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 25 May 2018

Just wanted to say a massive ‘thank you’ to you and everyone at South Lodge for the most amazing day. The day exceeding all expectation - South Lodge were superb. When I say ’South Lodge’ I obviously refer to ALL staff. From yourself (prior and during the event), reception and concierge, waiting/bar staff, Marc, Cat, Liz and the team. Obviously the celebrations continued in to breakfast on Saturday - which again was excellent. As you know South Lodge is a very special place to us as a family and this has been completely reinforced by the professionalism and care given to us on the day. We have received a huge amount of compliments regarding the venue, the grounds, the service, etc……. Our photographer totally captured the feel of the entire day - dreamy and relaxed - everything we wanted it to be. So - please would you pass our thanks on to all involved?

Fantastic Day
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By Patrick & Leah, on 13 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 11 May 2018

Everyone had a fantastic time. We can’t speak highly enough of the service from Cat and her team (Amanda was also wonderful) on the day. It was a brilliant day.

Thank you to the whole team
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By Jude & Ben, on 15 May 2018Date of Wedding - 28 Apr 2018

We had a fantastic time and wanted to say a big thank you to the team for making our day so special. All our guests have been very complimentary about the whole day. A big thank you to Rory Rory De Coster and the kitchen team for making such amazing food and catering to all the different guest requests! Thank you to the whole banqueting team - so many people commented on the service - discreet but attentive. We wanted to say a special thanks to Cat Cat Barnes and Oscar Oscar Fletcher - so lovely to see the same faces at our menu tasting and at our wedding (and in Oscar's case the breakfast the following day too!). Could you also pass on our thanks to Marc the toast master for making sure everything ran to plan. It made the day much more relaxed for us and we didn't get a chance to thank him in person on the day. Finally, a big thanks to you and the planning team for helping to arrange the whole day. We picked South Lodge as we felt once we had agreed the details we could relax and hand over the organising - and we weren't disappointed, it was fabulous. Once again thank you to the whole team at South Lodge. "

Utterly Amazing
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By Hannah & Jordan, on 15 May 2018Date of Wedding - 21 Apr 2018

Jordan and I just wanted thank you for all the hard work that went into helping us plan our wedding day. It really was such a wonderful day, everything looked so beautiful and it we couldn’t have done it without all your help. We can’t thank you enough, it was utterly amazing. I have to apologise but I can’t remember the ladies names who helped us through our day, I feel terrible! But we couldn’t have got through the day without her, she was superb. We’re both so overwhelmed by it all and can’t quite believe how quickly the day went. Please thank all the staff who attended to us and our guests yesterday, who made our day run so so smoothly. Huge thank you to you all!

Cannot believe it is over
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By Shelley & Josh, on 15 May 2018Date of Wedding - 07 Apr 2018

I can’t believe it’s all over, we are suffering from post wedding blues. We had the most incredible day and we had nothing but lovely compliments from all our guests. All the staff were amazing, we couldn’t fault a thing. Then venue is absolutely perfect. Some of our guests are already looking to plan another stay and one has booked an afternoon tea. So I’d say this was a success. We can’t wait for the spa to be finished so we can plan our next trip. Thank you for all your help and advice throughout our journey.

Festive Wedding
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By Anne, on 12 Mar 2018Date of Wedding - 16 Dec 2017

I would like to thank you and the staff at South Lodge for a really wonderful wedding for the on Saturday. It was an unforgettable day for the bride and groom and for both families and all our guests. The hotel looked very festive and the hard work from all the staff made sure that it was a very special day for all concerned. We would particularly like to thank you for the planning of the day which took place over many months. We had a wonderful time and were very pleased indeed with the day. It was a very happy and wonderful day for all involved.

We did not want the day to end!
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By Lucy & Stewart, on 08 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 07 Oct 2017

We had the most amazing day, thank you It was just the absolute dream venue and couldn't have gone any better - it just went far too quickly! I got quite emotional as we were driving out of the hotel on the sunday morning as I didn't want to leave and for it all to be over. Thank you so much to everyone at the hotel who was involved in our wedding; particularly Holly for the amazing organisation and being so helpful - especially in replying to my almost daily emails towards the end! Also a big thank you to Cat and her team too. The service was outstanding and we have just been bowled over by it all really. Everything ran so smoothly. So many of our guests commented on the great service and said how friendly, polite and attentive all the staff were. The food was also commented on as being amazing and lots of references made to the pannacotta being the best dessert they'd ever had! Stewart and I have been talking about how the little touches in terms of service just made it even more impressive. I noticed my bouquet had been put with the cake so I'd obviously put it down somewhere earlier on and somebody had picked it up and put it there. We noticed that if anything ever was left anywhere, it always ended up back in the right place and how everything we needed was taken up in our room and then the rest of our things all packed and ready to take away on the Sunday. Thank you for the best day we've ever had!

Amazing day
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By Leah and Michael, on 08 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 29 Sep 2017

Thanks for all your help around the wedding, I know I was very fussy on a few points but felt the efforts the hotel went to on the day were AMAZING! Cat was brilliant on the day, neither of us had to worry about anything from the minute we both got there it was all taken care of from start to finish and ran exactly how we had asked for it to with no changes which was amazing as we didn’t have to make any decisions or confirm anything on the day! Having Cat there put our minds at ease and really did take any worry’s away so we could just enjoy the day with nothing else to take care of. Our guests have had nothing but amazing things to say about the hotel, food and staff throughout the day which we definitely agree with so thank you all so much for making our day so extra special.

Best Day of Our Lives
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By Claire & Ben, on 02 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 08 Sep 2017

Last Saturday was the best day of our lives and could not have been more perfect! The day was completely hiccup free and we both loved every second!!! The staff were all amazing, cat especially and Mark was a superb toastmaster, there was not a single thing we would have done differently or even edited so to you all at South Lodge thank you thank you thank you!!!!! We have already discussed returning for a spa trip hopefully on our first anniversary and I think you will definitely be seeing us for the occasional dinner too, we will be singing South Lodge praises far and wide! Thank you again Emma to you, Holly, Cat and all the staff you guys were amazing!!

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