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Last update: October 2023
The Ravenswood is a wedding venue set in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, surrounded by the beautiful rolling hills of Sharpthorne, West Sussex. This wonderful estate boasts 18 acres of landscaped lawns, gardens and lakes as well as a magnificent 15th-century manor house to give you a truly special day. With their selection of venue spaces, extensive land, and licences for civil weddings both inside and outside, the team can help you create your dream day.
Facilities and Capacity
Set within the countryside, The Ravenswood features 18 acres of land including four lakes, a rose garden, a secret garden and a forest walk with ruins. Magnificent gardens, grounds and lakes offer a stunning backdrop which to capture beautiful memories of your special day. Four function rooms are available and can seat from 40 to 150 guests for your wedding breakfast, with ample space for further guests for your evening reception. A total of 34 bedrooms are also available, including the Honeymoon Suite, and range from double, single, twin, and family rooms.
The onsite staff is committed to making your wedding day a truly unique experience that will provide precious memories. Couples will have exclusive use of the venue function rooms and grounds for their wedding day. The Ravenswood offers outstanding food and personal service and, however you imagine your perfect wedding day, you will find our experienced, professional and friendly staff attentive to your every need. Their wedding coordinator offers a personal service and is on hand to advise nearlyweds on all aspects of their wedding day. The team's fabulous chefs offer a wide selection of menus including vegetarian and vegan options.
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The most amazing day
Wish we could do it all again!
Wish we could do it all again we loved every second!
The weather so so beautiful and sunny and just added to the natural beauty around the venue.
The food was AMAZING! And for any bride or groom who worries they may forget or not have time to eat or drink, trust me, Molly kept us well supplied with both! Especially on such a hot day like it was on our wedding day!
We can not thank The Ravenswood enough for make our day so special!
Fantastic 10 out of 10
I could go on and on. It was amazing!
A truly magical venue.
Service above and beyond!
The Ravenswood gave me the best day of my life
Amazing venue, so beautiful
They made the day so special, the atmosphere is so peaceful and they cannot do anymore to assist no matter how small or big
Id especially like to thank Natalie who kept us on the straight and narrow and made the day go without a hitch
The most organised venue !
Perfect, couldn't of wished for more
Wow just wow
Such a wonderful venue and staff! They create the wedding of dreams
Gina and James Challis
Callum Thompson Wedding Photography
The best place to get married!
day. We couldn't recommend them and in particular, Yvette our
wedding coordinator, highly enough.
The Ravenswood really take care of you and make your day
something to remember.
Beautiful, picturesque grounds and buildings. Excellent food and wine,
with top notch bar staff.
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