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On Hitched.co.uk since 2021

Last update: October 2023

The Roebuck is a hotel wedding venue in Wych Cross, East Sussex, England. This charming 17th-century manor building is nestled in the heart of Ashdown Forest, the setting of A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh stories. Here, amidst the tranquil surroundings of the beautiful Sussex countryside, you and your guests can immerse yourselves in an atmosphere of genuine warmth and quiet splendour. The venue's dedicated and experienced team are looking forward to meeting you. They would be happy to make their delightful hotel the setting for the start of you and your partner's new life together.

Facilities and Capacity

The Roebuck is available for civil ceremonies and receptions. The hotel can accommodate 80 loved ones for a wedding ceremony and 160 people for an evening reception. Oak beams, wood panelling, and cheery wall sconces give the hotel a rustic charm that will make guests feel right at home. You and your loved ones can mingle in the Beagle bar and enjoy a delicious wedding breakfast in the hotel restaurant. Outside, you will find a large patio and a colourful garden. The hotel hosts lovely outdoor celebrations in the summertime. Overnight accommodation is also available for you and your guests.

Services Offered

The Roebuck offers a range of packages designed to suit a variety of needs and budgets. Catering is available in-house, and the hotel has seated meal and buffet facilities. The venue has alcohol and entertainment licenses – and a corkage option, DJ facilities, and a dance floor are available for your entertainment. Confetti is also permitted. Other services and rental items, including chair covers, a guest book, and a master of ceremonies, are also available as add-ons. The hotel's team can provide you with a list of preferred suppliers, including photographers, DJs, and caterers. Outside suppliers are also welcome. The venue's personable team looks forward to meeting with you and your partner to help turn your wedding day dreams into a bespoke reality.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Historic
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster

Venue leisure facilities:

Hairdresser

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Pet-friendly
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100% Recommended by couples
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Mark M. Sent on 06/09/2015
5 out of 5 rating
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at the Roebuck Inn in Wych Cross. Everybody at the hotel was excellent, the day was everything we could have wished for. The staff went above and beyond to make our day special the food and service were brilliant. Thank you so much.
Simon
Simon S. Sent on 25/08/2015
5 out of 5 rating
The first time we walked into The Roebuck, we were greeted by happy, open, attentive staff that instantly made us feel comfortable and welcome. Nothing was a problem for them, Nick the manager, was more than happy to negotiate and accommodate our requirements; from helping with a disabled relative, to changing the menu for a friend with specialist dietry needs. The whole day was relaxed, the food was outstanding, the service was fantastic and we couldn't have asked for anything better.
Nicole
Nicole Sent on 18/08/2015
5 out of 5 rating
We had our Wedding reception at the Roebuck in June 2014 and it was a brilliant experience. The staff went out of their way to make us feel special and the day went without a hitch. I was able to get in the day before and decorate it the exact way I wanted it. The food and service was lovely and no one knew how little we had spent.
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Julie W. Sent on 16/08/2015
5 out of 5 rating
We had ceremony, wedding breakfast and disco at the roebuck, from start to finish it was totally stressfree organising everything, nothing was to much trouble for the manager Nick, all staff were absolutely brilliant before and on the day, they all made sure everything run smoothly.The food was delicious as was the breakfast in the morning my guests were so happy with their stay and said the venue was perfect.It was excellent value for money, my husband and i really could not fault anything we had an amazing day, thank you roebuck.
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Anonymous Sent on 02/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Attended a wedding

Oh where to start ... firstly we arrived after the ceremony and was offered a Buck’s Fizz my niece and I don’t drink so I asked for the non alcoholic option and was told there wasn’t one ... moving on the food was brought out and I was presented with some salad leaves and some mushrooms with some kind of sauce on them I still have no idea what it was ... then the main course was a beef roast dinner which was interesting the cauliflower and carrots were raw and the carrots were dirty the beef had been cooked within an inch of its life and was so tough there was an indentation on my finger where I was trying to cut it and the whole meal was swimming in gravy I could only eat a bit of it and my niece ate even less the waitress asked her what was wrong with the food which was intimidating also the food should be served from the left and cleared from the right yet the waiting staff were leaning over the table between us to serve the people the other side of the table desert was only ok but to be honest having a quick scan around the room there seemed to be a lot of good left oh and the horseradish sauce had a skin on it because it had been left out uncovered .... to be honest I felt sorry and embarrass for the bride and groom because they had paid for this shambles ... would hardly recommend this Venue to anyone
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Anonymous Sent on 07/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Our Perfect Wedding

We had our perfect wedding here. The staff couldn’t do anything more for us. Any problems or questions they were happy to accommodate. One of our guest was vegan which we were worried about but Valentina made sure our guest was well looked after. His food looked amazing and he had plenty to eat.
The weather was perfect giving lovely photo opportunities in the gardens.
All of the reccomendations for the evening entertainement and photo booth was perfect.
All of our guests commented on how lovely the venue was.
Loved how we had the whole day in one place and didn’t have to move all of our guests.
Thank you to everyone that helped make our day perfect.
M
Mrs Sent on 06/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Best wedding Ever!

We have an amazing day. Even the weather was great! The kids played in the garden, there was dancing, fabulous food and the Roebuck could not have been a better venue. There was a chance to chat with friends and family while still been able to dance! I would do it all over again tomorrow.
S
Simon Sent on 08/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Sam n Sie wedding.

My wife & I had our wedding at The Roebuck hotel. It was a wonderful wedding enjoyed by all guests with a wonderful venue, food plus wonderful service from all the staff. I'd recommend it as a wedding venue.
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