West Sussex is a beautiful part of the world and is a county full of sunshine, rolling countryside and stunning intimate wedding venues where you can hold your perfect day! If you want that secluded and private feeling in the company of your nearest and dearest, then one of these stunning wedding venues in West Sussex could be the ideal place for you.
1. Upwaltham Barns
Boasting a delightful rural setting and a laid-back country feel, the exquisite barns, courtyard and gardens provide the perfect spot for an intimate wedding in West Sussex. Set in the heart of the South Downs yet just 15 minutes north of Chichester, Upwaltham Barns is a wonderful rural escape and ideal for relaxed weddings of up to 150 guests. After you've tied the knot, why not unwind in the magical Moroccan Snug with some of your nearest and dearest?
Images courtesy of Sara Reeve Photography
2. Bartholomew Barn
This stunning brick and stone barn, complete with a picturesque walled garden, charming summer house and breathtaking surroundings offers couples an idyllic and secluded place to tie the knot. The lovingly restored Bartholomew Barn can seat up to 100 guests for civil ceremonies and wedding breakfasts, so is perfect for those looking for a romantic and intimate setting.
Images courtesy of Paul Fletcher Photography
3. Long Furlong Barn
Long Furlong Barn boasts two delightful and carefully restored barns nestled in the West Sussex countryside yet just minutes from the coast. The Cart Shed is the ideal spot for a smaller, more intimate wedding ceremony, with the exposed brick and beams providing a relaxed and rustic feel for you and your guests. It's perfect for your evening reception too, and you and your guests can dance the night away under the low beams or take in all of the stunning scenery that surrounds you.
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4. Southdowns Manor
This impressive manor house boasts amazing views (the clue is in the name!) and an elegant and stylish place in which to exchange your vows. What makes this West Sussex wedding venue special is the choice of reception spaces, and it is capable of hosting weddings from 10 to 200 guests. The smaller rooms at Southdowns Manor are perfect for those more intimate celebrations, while the delightful gazebo in the garden provides a picturesque spot for parties of all sizes!
Wakehurst is truly a wedding venue like no other. Boasting 400 acres of ancient woodland and exceptional botanical gardens, an imposing mansion, and a contemporary, atrium-style Seed Bank, it provides something for everyone. The venue can cater for up to 130 people and provides a setting of the utmost natural beauty. Your wedding photos are guaranteed to be incredible at this venue!
6. Fitzleroi Barn
Those looking for a truly rustic and traditional barn wedding venue in West Sussex need look no further! The stunning oak beams and white walls at Fitzleroi Barn provide a charming and romantic setting for you to say ‘I do' and celebrate with your friends and family. The tranquil farmland location creates a feeling of seclusion and privacy, and you can relax in the knowledge that this rural barn venue is exclusively yours for the whole time you're there.
Images courtesy of Nicki Feltham Photography
7. Bignor Park
Another beauty of the South East, Bignor Park sits in the South Down National Park, down a half mile long drive. The 1,100-acre estate ensures that weddings at this magnificent manor house are peaceful and undisturbed, while the choice of reception rooms means smaller weddings can have the perfect setting to create an intimate feel. Take to the gardens and tie the knot at the romantic Greek Loggia for an unforgettable, al fresco celebration.
8. Cowdray House
A magnificent estate and a breathtaking manor house make this West Sussex wedding venue truly unmissable. Cowdray House is wonderfully traditional and boasts a choice of rooms for your ceremony and reception. The Library, Morning Room and Drawing Room all provide perfect intimate settings, while the luxurious accommodation offers rest and relaxation for you and your nearest and dearest once the festivities have drawn to a close.
The Kennels at Goodwood are a stylish setting for your wedding day and are ideal for more intimate celebrations. Located within the 12,000-acre estate, The Kennels boast a number of chic rooms that are exclusively yours throughout your wedding. Offering the finest food and drink, why not take to the terraces to enjoy a glass of Champagne before sitting down to a delectable wedding breakfast with your friends and family?
So there you have it! Nine Intimate wedding venues in West Sussex that are sure to have you planning your perfect relaxed and secluded wedding day. Still not found what you're looking for? Well take a look at the rest of our incredible West Sussex wedding venues and find your special setting today!