Welcome to Wadhurst Castle

A Licensed Wedding Venue in Sussex for Civil Ceremonies and Receptions

Welcome to
Wadhurst Castle

A Licensed Wedding Venue in Sussex for Civil Ceremonies and Receptions

Exclusive and private Wedding & Civil Partnership Venue in Sussex

As featured in the season finale of 'The Crown', Wadhurst Castle is a very special venue. This hidden gem lies in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty on the borders of Kent and Sussex. A stunning venue that is exclusively yours on your special day. Wadhurst Castle is a beautiful Regency castle with a warm and welcoming atmosphere and magnificent gardens. The perfect setting for weddings and any other unforgettable celebration from a party of 2 up to 130 people. Our flexible and tailored approach means that we host receptions with or without a ceremony or the ceremony alone.

The castle is both a grand family house and a home from home. The stunning views create the perfect backdrop to your wedding experience. Guests can take advantage of the variety of licensed rooms from the Victorian charm of the Winter Garden with its exotic plants, to the grandeur of the castle's Drawing Room or the newly renovated and spacious Carriage Barn. In the summer our guests can enjoy open air ceremonies in the beautiful Walled Garden. However you plan your day, Wadhurst Castle, gardens and barn are exclusively yours for your special day.

Wadhurst Castle also offers the perfect setting for any other celebration or event, such as renewing your vows, naming your baby, or any special occasion with your family and friends.

You will have our friendly and professional team on hand to help guide you through your event journey and to manage everything for you on the special day.

All our events enjoy our no corkage policy should you choose to provide your own drinks but, of course, our Wadhurst Castle Wine Cellar can also provide a carefully chosen and competitive full wine list on an off licence basis.

Our castle wedding and events season runs Mid-May to Mid-December each year (including castle, gardens and Carriage Barn). Outside the Castle Season, the Carriage Barn and Well Courtyard can be hired on an exclusive basis between Mid-January and Mid-May each year for daytime ceremonies, celebrations and small and intimate weddings.

For those who prefer a Small and Intimate Wedding

For up to 30 people we offer a special package for weddings taking place Monday-Thursday. With all the advantages of the same attention to detail and warm welcome but on a more intimate scale.

Our simple and flexible package offers the same exclusivity and the same stunning venue for your wedding. It also includes the canapes for the drinks reception as well as a 3 course wedding breakfast provided by one of our main wedding caterers. You will enjoy the same no corkage offering if you choose to provide your own drinks or we can provide a drinks package for you. Simple, easy planning for a Small and Intimate wedding.

The Carriage Barn

Our beautifully and sympathetically restored Carriage Barn situated in its own Well Courtyard has, quite rightly, generated a huge level of interest and offers a new, light and spacious addition to Wadhurst Castle Estate.

Licensed for ceremonies and perfect for wedding breakfasts and receptions for up to 104 guests, the Carriage Barn will form part of the exclusive hire of the castle during the Castle Season Mid-May to Mid-December each year. The Carriage Barn can be extended with a Barn Marquee to accommodate 130 guests.

Outside the Castle Season the Carriage Barn and Well Courtyard will be offered for exclusive hire Mid-January to Mid-May for small and intimate weddings, daytime events and functions.

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Wadhurst Castle, Wadhurst, Sussex TN5 6DA [see map]

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