If you head towards the south coast, you should definitely make a detour to Sussex. This beautiful county has rolling hills, stunning countryside, gorgeous views and more wonderful wedding venues that you could possibly imagine. So, join us for a tour of 11 of the most sensational Sussex wedding venues, all of which are beyond perfect for a glorious countryside wedding.
1. Pelham House
For elegance and luxury in the heart of East Sussex, look no further than Pelham House. We love the fabulous Bridal Preparation Room (where you can sneak a peek at your guests as they arrive) and the interiors and grounds are absolutely amazing. You’ll love the super romantic ceremony room!
2. Upwaltham Barns
Loved by lots of couples, Upwaltham Barns sits in the heart of the South Downs National Park and it’s a gem. The pretty barns sit around a flower-filled courtyard and you’ve also got a Moroccan Snug for your evening reception. We can’t get enough of the rustic charm of Upwaltham.
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3. Bartholomew Barn
Bartholomew Barn is the perfect blend of bygone style and contemporary flair. The breathtaking brick and stone barn comes with huge floor-to-ceiling windows that give you views across rolling fields. We’re head over heels with the Potting Shed, an idyllic spot where you can get ready for your big day.
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4. Eartham House
This heavenly house with its Regency styling can be exclusively yours and it’s perfect for an elegant occasion. There’s a charming church right next door, delicious food and drink options and, as Eartham House sits in an International Dark Sky Reserve, when the sun sets, you’re in for a treat.
5. Long Furlong Barn
Close to the seaside town of Worthing, Long Furlong Barn has been beautifully restored and the two historic barns are ideal for weddings of all sizes. We love the high ceilings in The Granary and the eight-metre aisle in The Cart Shed is beyond perfect for spectacular entrances!
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6. Brookfield Barn
The delightful Brookfield Barn is newly built and provides a breathtaking place to say ‘I do'. With an idyllic lakeside location, picturesque gardens and rolling countryside all around, not to mention the chic, contemporary decor throughout the venue, this beautiful barn is one you simply have to see.
7. Fitzleroi Barn
The secluded Fitzleroi Barn is a perfect haven for your wedding and as there’s only ever one function per weekend, you’ll have plenty of time to decorate and make the space all yours. It’s a picture-perfect backdrop for your super special day that oozes Old English countryside charm.
8. Bury Manor Barn
This glorious Tudor barn is also home to a fantastic and unique amphitheatre for outdoor blessings and 40 acres of Medieval gardens for you to enjoy so if you’re looking for a unique wedding venue with history and flexibility, look no further than the amazing Bury Manor Barn.
9. Southdowns Manor
If you’re dreaming of a countryside manor to call your own, you’ll fall for Southdowns Manor. You’ll feel that you’ve got your own country residence for your wedding and the sophisticated, stylish décor creates a very special backdrop for your day. We also love the pretty gazebo in the garden!
10. Bignor Park
Rustic, charming and absolutely idyllic, Bignor Park is a dream wedding venue. Check out the lush accommodation, the Georgian Stables, the Greek Loggia, the temple and Zen pond. You can combine the spaces to suit the style of your day and The Coach Store is a great place for parties.
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11. Angel House
Magical sea views, a beachside location and luxurious, boutique interiors, Brighton’s Angel House is picture perfect. Take your vows overlooking the sea and then celebrate in the grand Regency Room the comes complete with period features and stunning chandeliers. This venue is all about character and you’ll absolutely love it.