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In this list I have included wedding venues in Worthing and other areas in Sussex. Whether you're looking for a rustic barn, an elegant Manor House, an outdoor tipi venue or something unique, Sussex has it all! A lot of the venues have amazing views of the South Downs so if you want a venue with a beautiful backdrop for your photos then this is the place to be.

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Cissbury Barns

Cissbury Barns is a lovely, rustic wedding venue in Worthing. They have two barns, one for your ceremony and one for your reception, a walled garden for your drinks reception, an outdoor bar, a stretch tent for under cover seating and also an outdoor ceremony area overlooking the fields. It has the capacity for 60-120 guests.

View my Cissbury Barns blog.

View the Cissbury website.


Findon Place

Findon Place is located in the South Downs National Park just 10 minutes from Worthing. The Georgian Manor House and estate has 53 acres of land with a walled garden, lawns and woodland. The interiors are elegant with high ceilings and neutral decor. It's an exclusive use venue giving you full privacy of the Country house estate and amenities.

View the Findon Place website.

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Long Furlong Barn

Long Furlong Barn is a modern, rustic wedding venue near Worthing. It's licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies, the outdoor oak ceremony arch has stunning views of the South Downs. The Granary is a large barn with high ceilings which can seat up to 130 guests. They are surrounded by countryside so the grounds are amazing for photos!

View the Long Furlong website.


Southlands Barn

Southlands Barn is set on 120 acres of farmland in Pulborough. It has views of the South Downs and a lake. They have two barns and an outdoor pergola, all licensed for wedding ceremonies. It's a stunning, rustic venue with the capacity for 150 guests. The staff are amazing here too which makes a big difference.

View my Southlands Barn blog.

View Southlands website.

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hendall manor barns


Hendall Manor Barns

Hendall Manor Barns is in Uckfield, it's the perfect venue for smaller weddings. It has a beautiful stone wall interior with large windows letting in lots of natural light and a large outdoor terrace and lawn. They have lots of parking and a cottage available for the bride to get ready in and also for the couple to stay over the night.

View my Hendall Manor Barns blog.

View Hendall's website.



Farbridge is a luxury barn venue in West Dean. It's nestled in the South Downs providing stunning views of the rolling fields. There's a garden, a courtyard, lots of accommodation, a room for wedding ceremonies, and the main barn for your wedding breakfast and reception with underfloor heating and seating for up to 150 guests.

View the Farbridge website.

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Upwaltham Barns

Upwaltham Barns is a family run venue based near Chichester. They have two large barns, a courtyard, a bar, outdoor seating, a bridal suite and stunning countryside surroundings which is great for couple photos. The barns have great natural light from the large windows. It's a good mix between rustic and modern.

View Upwaltham's website.


Montague Farm

Montague Farm is a family run farm in East Sussex with three beautiful indoor areas. Pig Palace: a glass fronted cobbled barn which seats 100 guests for civil ceremonies. Big Barn: this barn is for the reception and party and seats up to 200 guests. The Watering Shed: a cool cocktail bar and hang out area. The venue also offers glamping accommodation.

View Montague Farm's website.

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Brookfield Barn

Brookfield Barn is a lovely venue in Horsham which has been recently renovated. They have amazing venues from the venue overlooking the lake and fields. They have an outdoor ceremony area overlooking the lake or you can use the barn in colder months. They have a nice getting ready room and lots of accommodation for guests.

View Brookfield Barn's website.


Southend Barns

Southend Barns is an amazing venue near Chichester. You get exclusive use of the venue including two options for your ceremony, the dairy barn (inside) and the secret garden (outside), the threshing barn for your reception, the bridal suite for getting ready, the Shepards hut accommodation and the gardens.

View Southend Barns website.

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The Secret Barn

The Secret Barn is a real barn on a real farm in Stenying. It's a blank canvas ideal for laid back weddings. The barn seats up to 110 guests, the lawn is perfect for the drinks reception and roasting marshmallows in the evening, here's also a paddock for camping for up to 40 people.

View The Secret Barn's website.


Pangdean Old Barn

Pangdean is a beautiful space 5 miles north of Brighton with a large barn and lots of outdoor space. You can have your ceremony indoors or outdoors. The old barn is romantically lit by fairy lights and has space for up to 190 guests. The garden is the perfect space for your drinks reception and games in the summer.

View Pangdean's website.

winter wedding ceremony in pangdean old barn


Architectural Plants

Architectural Plants is a huge 32 acre plant nursery in Pulborough, West Sussex. It's the perfect space for couples who love plants and want a unique wedding venue. The nursery is made up of 11 polytunnels which are surrounded by open fields and farmland with views of the South Downs.

View the Architectural plants website.


Sullington Manor Farm

Sullington Tithe Barn is the perfect venue for a relaxed, DIY wedding. They only host 6 weddings a year so you know you're going to be looked after. They give you access to the venue from Thursday to Monday which gives you plenty of time to set up and take down. You also have exclusive use of the on site accommodation from Friday - Sunday. For weddings of 90-150 people.

View the Sullington Manor Farm.

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Highden Estate

Highden Estate is a beautiful walled garden in Pulborough. They are licensed for outdoor ceremonies so you can get legally married here. They have a large marquee for your wedding breakfast and a stretch tent in the garden to give your guests some shade / cover during the drinks reception.

View Highden Estate's website.


The Cherry Barn

The Cherry Barn is located on a 400 acre working farm in Rye. With its backdrop of orchards and farmland, is a stunning location for a rural wedding. The barn is stunning and filled with lots of natural light. The venue has a getting ready room, a bar, a gazebo for outdoor ceremonies, an orchard, and lots of land which can be used for parking or glamping.

View The Cherry Barn's website.

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Woodmancote Place

Woodmancote Place is a private house in Small Dole with 150 acres of land including a deer park and lake. This isn't a licensed venue so you would need to have a celebrant led ceremony. You can have a marquee or sailcloth tent set up on the lawns. It best suited to non-traditional, laid back weddings.

View the Woodmancote website.


Iford Hall

Iford Hall is a family owned village hall in Lewes with a good amount of outdoor space. It's perfect for DIY weddings and celebrant led ceremonies. The hall can be used for your wedding breakfast or you could hire a marquee for the garden. It's a lovely space for a relaxed wedding.

View my Iford Hall wedding blog.

View the Iford Hall website.

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great ote hall wedding venue


Great Ote Hall

Great Ote Hall is a unique family home surrounded by 400 acres of land near Burgess Hill. You have access to the land in front of the house for your wedding, couples usually hire a sail cloth tent or marquee for their wedding reception. The land is licensed for wedding ceremonies as well. As it's a blank canvas you may need a wedding planner to help you.

View Great Ote Hall's website.


Yoghurt Rooms

Yoghurt Rooms is a family run farm in East Grinstead. The oak framed barn is a blank canvas for you to decorate, perfect for DIY weddings. The barn and the outdoor bandstand are licensed for wedding ceremonies. It has the capacity for 150 guests. They also have lots of overnight accommodation and unlimited space for camping.

View the Yoghurt Room's website.

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Weald and Downland Museum

Weald and Downland Living Museum is a truly unique venue in Chichester. The architectural design of the Downland Gridshell is breathtaking, this space seats up to 180 guests and is surrounded by woodland. It is only available for a limited number of dates a year.

View the Weald and Downland website.


Firle Place

Firle Place is a country estate in Lewes. They have five different spaces on offer to cater for different types of weddings. The Georgian Riding School is the most popular for weddings, it is a large space with the capacity for 250 guests, it's a beautiful space with an oak beam ceiling. You can use the croquet lawns by the lake for your drinks reception.

View the Firle Place website.

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gooseberry house wedding venue in spring gardens nursery


Gooseberry House

The Gooseberry House is a victorian glasshouse in Spring Gardens Nursery in Pulborough. It's a stunning venue, a modern greenhouse full of pretty plants. Best suited to wedding receptions as they don't have a license for legal ceremonies.

View Spring Gardens Nursery's website.


Bury Manor Barn

Bury Manor Barn is a Tudor barn located in the rural village of Bury in West Sussex. The inner barn is licensed for wedding ceremonies and the outer barn is ideal for wedding breakfasts and seats 150 guests. The venue has amazing grounds with a pond, woodland, a walled garden, an amphitheatre and a view of the South Downs. 

View the Bury Manor Barn website.

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Two Woods Estate

Two Woods Estate is a woodland wedding venue in Pulborough. The ceremony area is amongst tall redwood trees creating a magical space. The barn can accommodate 100 guests for your wedding breakfast. They have the secret meadow available for camping so your guests can stay over.

View the Two Woods Estate website.


Haylands Barn

Haylands Farn is a new family run barn in Petworth. They have a large flint barn and amazing views of the South Downs. The barn is a blank canvas for you to create your perfect wedding space. The capacity of the barn is 150 guests. They give you access to the venue 2 days before the wedding giving you time to set up.

View my Haylands Barn blog.

View Haylands Barn's website.

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Bignor Park

Bignor Park is a rural, elegant venue in Pulborough. They have lots of different spaces making it a really versatile venue. The Greek Loggia is an outdoor stone porch which is licensed for wedding ceremonies. The south lawn in front of the house is perfect for your drinks reception and the stables are great for your reception. They also have a croquet lawn where you can have a marquee or tipi.

View the Bignor Park website.


Knepp Estate

Knepp Estate is a beautiful park in Horsham where you can have an outdoor marquee or tipi wedding. They also have a small indoor space, The Granary, which can seat up to 36 guests. This is the perfect venue for nature lovers.

View the Knepp Estate website.

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South Stoke Barn

South Stoke Barn is a Granary Barn two miles from Arundel. It's a charming venue surrounded by beautiful countryside. The barn can seat up to 120 guests. On the ground floor there is an open fronted reception area that leads out on to the lawns with outdoor seating. They only hold one wedding a week and give you access to the venue from Thursday. 

View the South Stoke Barn website.


Highley Manor

Highley Manor is a Manor House near Haywards Heath with views across the countryside. There is an inside and outside option for your ceremony, the Baronial Hall and the Pavilion, both can seat up to 86 guests. The Pavilion is a stunning wooden beam structure with views of the Sussex Downs behind it. The Ballroom is for your reception. They do weddings every day so the turn around between them is short.

View the Highley Manor website.

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reception room at pelham house wedding venue in lewes


Pelham House

Pelam House is an elegant town house venue in Lewes. The venue has beautiful, clean decor. You can have your ceremony indoors or outdoors. They have a large reception room which can seat 150 guests. They have a large bridal suite for getting ready and they have other rooms for guests to stay over. There is no parking at the venue but Lewes station is a short walk away.

View my Pelham House blog.

View Pelham's website.


Cowdray Estate

Cowdray Estate has two wedding venues: Cowdray House and The Walled Garden. Inside the house is Buck Hall, an incredible space with a vaulted ceiling which seats 150 for wedding breakfast, it's also licensed for ceremonies. The private gardens are a charming setting for a wedding, it's licensed for wedding ceremonies under the wooden pergola. 

View the walled garden here.

View Cowdray House here.

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Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory is a large barn on a private moated island surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are two stunning locations to get married – the Prior’s Chamber (seats 60 guests) inside the Grade II Listed historic house or the Elizabethan Great Barn (seats 120 guests), which overlooks Sussex countryside.

View the Michelham Priory website.


Gildredge Manor

Gildredge Manor is a Georgian Manor House in Eastbourne within Gildredge Park. The Garden Room and the Long Gallery are both licensed for wedding ceremonies. This venue has the capacity for 100 day guests and 150 evening guests. They have a beautiful garden providing outdoor space.

View my Gildredge Manor wedding blog.

View the Gildredge Manor website.

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outside ceremony area at the ravenswood wedding venue


The Ravenswood

The Ravenswood is a 15th century Manor House in Sharpthorne in the heart of the Ashdown Forest. They have a charming little castle outside where you can have your ceremony of up to 150 people or inside you have the choice of two rooms; the jacobean suite or the old baronial hall. They have a stunning reception room with a wooden ceiling and large windows overlooking the grounds. They have 34 bedrooms available for guests.

View The Ravenswood's website.


Grittenham Barn

Grittenham Barn is a family run venue in Petworth. The barn is set within the gardens which has a lake, orchard and woodland. They have donkeys, pigs and ducks at the farm. The barn and parts of the grounds are licensed for wedding ceremonies. The barn seats up to 120 guests. They only have one wedding a weekend giving you plenty of time to set up and take down.

View the Grittenham Barn website.

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Rumbolds Farm

Rumbolds Farm is an oak barn in Billinghurst surrounded by woodland. The barn leads out onto a beautiful garden with a large lake perfect for your drinks reception and photos. The barn can seat up to 200 guests. You can have a celebrant ceremony on the lawns.

View the Rumbolds Farm website.


Fitzleroi Barn

Fitzleroi Barn is a relaxed family run wedding venue in Pulbough. They have two rooms licensed for wedding ceremonies; The Main Barn which can seat 120 guests and The Long Room which can seat 75 guests. The barn leads out onto a large courtyard perfect for your drinks reception. They give you access to the venue to day before and the day after your wedding so you're not rushed setting up and clearing away. 

View the Fitzleroi Barn website.

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Greentrees Estate

Greentrees Estate is an elegant wedding venue in Haywards Heath. The Grand Oak Hall is a breath taking space with high ceilings and large windows, it can seat up to 250 guests. They are licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies. They have a beautiful walled garden and accommodation for up to 30 guests.

View the Greentrees Estate website.


Devils Dyke Farm

Devils Dyke Farm is based in Brighton high up in the South Downs. The main selling point of this venue is the incredible location and views. They have a large marquee for your reception. They are licensed for legal wedding ceremonies.

View the Devils Dyke Farm website.

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