The Gallivant

New Lydd Road, Camber, England, TN31 7RB, United Kingdom


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The Gallivant East Sussex Events

A luxury boutique hotel brimming with seaside-chic charm, The Gallivant sets the scene for unforgettable celebrations by Camber Sands Beach. The hotel is home to twenty elegant guest suites and an array of stylish indoor and outdoor event spaces, making it an ideal choice for hosting weddings, private parties, and corporate functions. Enjoy unrivalled exclusivity and tailored experiences for your next occasion at this stunning coastal venue in East Sussex, just 90 minutes from London.

Highlights of The Gallivant Events:

  • Serene location near the picturesque Camber Sands Beach
  • Easily accessible — just 90 minutes from London
  • A popular choice for bespoke, exclusive-use events
  • Stunning function spaces with light-filled, modern interiors
  • 20 elegantly appointed and individually designed guest rooms
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sitting Up to 80 Sitting
standing Up to 82 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 20
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 20

Spaces At This Venue

  • Summer House At The Gallivant

    The Summer House

    The bright and airy Summer House is a serene space decked out in natural wood, with a chic neutral colour palette that sets the scene for any occasion. This beautiful space seats up to 80 guests and is perfect for hosting elegant wedding receptions.

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  • Dining Guests At The Gallivant

    The Terrace

    Connecting the Dining Room to the Summer House, the spacious, festoon-lit Terrace is licensed for outdoor ceremonies and also offers a gorgeous sheltered setting for outdoor drinks receptions.

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  • Dining Room At The Gallivant

    The Dining Room

    The stunningly light-filled Dining Room has direct access to the Terrace and is a wonderful indoor space for wedding ceremonies and dining events. There’s plenty of room to seat up to 80 guests, so you can dine and dance the night away in this dreamy space.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Rye Castle Museum
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
  • Camber Castle

Venue Testimonials

This weekend l attended the most special wedding at the Gallivant. This very special hotel oozes style and a quiet elegance, from it’s understated décor, situated quietly just off the beautiful camber sands and it’s staff who made this experience a very personal one for everyone who attended this very special day.

Mark H

This is our favourite British hotel! We had our dream wedding here in 2018 and we continue to return for the local food, excellent service and beautiful scenery.

Paula L

Attended a wedding here. It was wonderful. Food, excellent. Rooms, clean and comfortable. Bar, well stocked. Location, a stone's throw from a beautiful sand beach.

Andrew K

Frequently Asked Questions

Every wedding at The Gallivant Hotel in East Sussex is a bespoke and exclusive experience tailored to your exact vision. Customised wedding packages start from £188 per person.

Capacity limits will vary depending on your chosen event space and are as follows:

  • The Cabin — Boardroom 14, Theatre 30, Private Dining 20
  • The Summer House — Boardroom 20, Classroom 33, U Shape 29, Cabaret 48, Private Dining 80, Theatre 80
  • The Dining Room — Private Dining 80, Boardroom 20, Reception 82
  • The Terrace — Standing 80, Seated 20
  • The Coastal Garden — Standing 80, Seated 20

Weddings at The Gallivant should end by 11pm.

Weddings at this luxurious boutique hotel near Camber Sands Beach are exclusive, intimate, and memorable occasions, with a dedicated team to assist with planning and execution to bring your dream day to life.

Yes, The Gallivant is a top choice for hosting corporate events in East Sussex, just a two-hour drive from London.

The Gallivant offers luxurious coastal-inspired accommodations for event guests, with 20 elegantly appointed guest rooms boasting bright and airy interiors, luxe Bamford bath products, and plush bedding.

Yes, there are 20 parking spaces available at the hotel.

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