The Anchor Inn at Barcombe offers you the ideal setting for your wedding day. Set in the heart of the sussex countryside overlooking the River Ouse with beautiful surroundings it makes a wonderful country wedding venue.
The Anchor Inn has a licence to offer Civil Ceromonies in the Longford Room or cater only for the reception party from our famous hog roasts, buffets to sit down meals. Offering boating facilities for the wedding party on the river Ouse, beautiful gardens and a stylish marquee catering for up to 160 seated guests. It is possible to have both the wedding ceremony and the reception on the premises which been approved by East Sussex County Council for the solemnization of marriages in pursuance of section 26(1)(bb) of the Marriage Act 1949. Ceremonies can only be held in our newly refurbished wedding room seating up to thirty-five guests, although its possible to hold a blessing with many more guests in the grounds.The heated marquee is available for functions from 40 to 160 seated guests. It is beautifully lined with ivory drapes, and comes with carpeted flooring and a dance floor, ample power points and all furniture. It is positioned in the rear garden, which provides riverside seating for guests on the decking. Boating is also available for the wedding party and makes an excellent feature for your day, this can be done by the hour and we have enough boats for 160 people to be on the water at any one time. The boats can be decorated and reserved for use by your guests.
We have a beautiful self contained riverside lodge, set on its own private decking which sleeps 4-5 people, and makes a great base for your stay. Guests are welcome to camp in the adjoining field, free of charge. The same field can be used to make your day as individual as you like, with country fete type stalls or games, bonfire parties, bouncy castles or fairground rides.
The Anchor has boating rights over two miles of the most beautiful stretch of the river Ouse which extends from the Anchor to the attractive Fish Ladder Falls just below Sutton Hall. For the evening, party-style buffets can be arranged and entertainment can be provided by either disco or live band, or just the bar if you prefer. The Anchor can also arrange a late licence for your party.
For private functions there is a separate room set away from the main restaurant which is capable of holding up to 24 people at a time.
We pride ourselves on providing individually tailored weddings, with a varied menu including buffets, on site spitroast, three course meal, facilities in the marquee and garden, accommodation and ample parking. Please download our wedding brochure here and feel free to ring our friendly wedding planner.