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On since 2022

Last update: November 2023

Woodmancote Place is a picturesque wedding venue in Henfield, West Sussex, UK, offering services to couples hosting their special day. This family-run historic location is steeped in history and dates back to 1066. Woodmancote Place offers couples the perfect blend of privacy, luxury, and sophistication. With unrivalled flexibility to use the grounds of the manor as you wish, Woodmancote Place offers 150 acres of possibilities. Parkland, glorious lawns and deer park, all available for the wild and whimsical, or the elegant and traditional. Boasting 3 historic lakes and a 13th-century church on the grounds, it is the ideal romantic location to tie the knot in style. The dedicated team prides themselves on providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere where couples can create a day as unique as they are.

Facilities and Capacity

Woodmancote Place can host large and small weddings of up to 200 guests. Couples can exchange vows outside on the manicured grounds, where the mature trees, landscaped gardens, and stunning countryside views provide a delightful backdrop for ceremonies and wedding photos. Several spectacular outdoor locations are available, including the front of the Regency facade manor house on the manor house lawn, the lake view lawn with amazing views of the deer park, or the manicured croquet lawn featuring incredible countryside vistas. Alternatively, couples can opt to host their ceremony and reception in a sailcloth tent or marquee, which can be erected on the grounds. You can have a celebrant service on one of our lawns or under the canopy of your chosen tent. Or a Church ceremony in St Peter’s Church in our grounds.

Services Offered

The Woodmancote Place team offers a range of packages that can be tailored to the needs of each couple. They can provide a dedicated wedding coordinator to oversee the celebration and ensure each couple enjoys a seamless experience. The property has an alcohol license, facilities onsite for live music, and a dance floor. The venue is eco-friendly, and the team make a concerted effort to keep their carbon footprint down by composting waste, using local producers, and not allowing balloons or other unsustainable materials to be used on site. Woodmancote Place only takes one booking per weekend, so couples can enjoy exclusive use of the property for the duration of their wedding. The venue is easily accessible, has plenty of parking for guests, and is pet friendly.


Full, exclusive use of the grounds for 20-200 people is £5,000 including VAT. Including use of all four lawns as desired. Access to the drawing room of the Manor for couples photographs. Access to the cloakroom of the Manor for the couple, until 10pm. Access to the deer park for photographs. Free parking for all guests. Four day hire for set up, wedding day and take down. Our in-house wedding coordinator to assist with logistics during planning and on the day itself to ensure everything runs smoothly.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

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

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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04 May
Open Door

Join Tribeca Tipis on Saturday 4th May at Woodmancote Place, near Henfield, West Sussex for their tipi wedding showcase.

The Tipis - Nordic tipis provide a stunning, unique, and non-traditional setting for outdoor weddings. Be inspired for your special day with classic vintage crockery and glassware from Harriet’s Table and gorgeous flower displays by the creative team at Go Botanica.

Relax in their tipi chill out lounge and take in the beautiful surroundings of Woodmancote Place, with an alfresco wedding ceremony area on the Manor House Lawn, complete with styling and prop hire from The Toast.

The Venue - Discover the perfect setting for your wedding at Woodmancote Place. There will be an opportunity for booked guided tours on the day to see this historic estate's mature gardens, lakes, and licensed lawns. As this is a licensed venue, you can host your civil, celebrant, or church ceremony in the grounds, as there is an on-site Church a short walk within the estate.

Address: Woodmancote Place, Brighton Road, Woodmancote, near Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9SR

Talk to the experts - Their open day showcases are informal and relaxed and give you the chance to take a leisurely look around the tipis. Their friendly team will be on hand to answer your questions too.

Opening times: 11 am - 6 pm – Saturday 4th May 2024. Free entry.

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Don't miss out on this opportunity to see our beautiful tipis and view this stunning location in 2024!

Date: From 04/05/2024 to 04/05/2024 Schedule 11:00 - 18:00
Place: Woodmancote Place, Brighton Road, Henfield, West Sussex


Woodmancote Place, Brighton Road BN5 9SR Henfield (West Sussex)
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