Welcome to Wadhurst Castle

A Licensed Wedding Venue in Sussex for Civil Ceremonies and Receptions

Wedding & Civil Partnership Venue in Sussex

This hidden gem on the borders of the outstanding natural beauty of the Kent and Sussex countryside, is a stunning venue that is exclusively yours on your special day. Wadhurst Castle is a beautiful country house, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere and magnificent gardens, making it a perfect setting for licensed weddings, civil partnerships and any other unforgettable celebration for up to 150 people.

The castle is a combination of a grand family house and a home away from home, with stunning views that create a perfect backdrop to capture your wedding memories. Guests can take advantage of the variety of licensed rooms, from the intimacy of the Moncrieff Room, the Victorian charm of the Winter Garden with its exotic plants, to the grandeur of the Drawing Room. In the summer season our guests can enjoy open air ceremonies in the recently restored stunning Walled Garden. Following the ceremony your guests can spill out on to the South terrace for drinks, nibbles and good conversation, and can experience the glory of the gardens while children (and adults) play games on the lawn. Each occasion is entirely bespoke to suit your wishes. Clare and her team will work with you to visualise your dreams and create your perfect day.

Small & Intimate Wedding Venue in Sussex

If you are looking for a more Intimate wedding venue for your ceremony of up to 30 guests, Wadhurst Castle can offer a Small & Intimate package to suit your requirements.

Offering exclusivity and up to 6 hours use of the castle, we will cater for you and your guests in of its magnificent locations...

Small & Intimate Package:

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    Choice of Setting:

  • The Small & Intimate package is available from mid-April-December, Monday-Thursday.

    As well as being one of Sussex’s leading wedding venues, Wadhurst Castle also offers the perfect place for many other celebrations such as renewing your vows, naming your baby or a special occasion with your family and friends.

    You will also have the experience of having a personal wedding planner to guide you through your wedding journey. Where better to celebrate your day, than in the house and grounds of Wadhurst Castle that is loved and cared for by Clare and her team. Let us take you on the fairy- tale journey that you have always dreamt of.


    If you are planning an anniversary celebration, birthday party, or have any other reason to celebrate with your closest and dearest, or want to have a corporate event, Wadhurst castle is the perfect venue, accommodating up to 150 people at any one time. The beautiful gardens make the perfect place for guests to mingle over drinks & games while the children play happily around you.

    Each occasion is planned with our clients to ensure that every detail is perfect and a day that you and your guests will always remember.

    The beautiful gardens make the perfect place for guests to mingle over drinks while the children play happily on the lawn.

    We pride ourselves on the care and attention we take over every event from Naming Ceremonies for babies to the sad duty of hosting a reception following funerals.

    Each occasion is planned with our clients to ensure that every detail is perfect and your guests will always remember the day.

    Photoshoots & Media

    Wadhurst Castle welcomes enquiries relating to specific filming or photoshoots including bespoke engagement offers.

    Please email Clare at info@wadhurstcastle.co.uk or contact us below.

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    Wadhurst Castle, Wadhurst, Sussex TN5 6DA

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