The Gallivant

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


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The Gallivant Weddings

If you’re looking for a relaxing and secluded setting for your wedding celebrations in East Sussex, The Gallivant boutique hotel is a wonderful venue option, ideally placed by Camber Sands Beach yet easily accessible from London. Here, you and your wedding guests will delight in stunning coastal wedding spaces, luxurious accommodations, authentic shared dining experiences, and warm hospitality.

The Scene at The Gallivant Hotel East Sussex

We can’t imagine a more perfect setting for a boutique beachside wedding than The Gallivant, with its serene location just moments from the rolling dunes of Camber Sands Beach. This luxurious boutique hotel in East Sussex specialises in bespoke exclusive-use wedding celebrations, with everything you could possibly need for an unforgettable experience in one place.

Inside the hotel, you’ll discover an array of stunningly light-filled wedding settings boasting serene coastal-inspired styling. The bright and airy Summer House is a neutral space that works with any colour scheme and looks particularly beautiful when decked out in delicate floral arrangements. Other areas include a spacious festoon-lit outdoor Terrace, a cosy sitting room, and an elegant Dining Room.

The Gallivant Wedding Ceremonies

Picture-perfect wedding ceremonies typically take place in the elegant Dining Room or on the outdoor Terrace at The Gallivant. Both of these areas are fully licensed to host marriages and civil ceremonies and can be styled beautifully to form a breathtaking backdrop for your nuptials.

The Gallivant Wedding Receptions

Following your ceremony, you and your wedding guests can celebrate in style while soaking up all that The Gallivant has to offer. Enjoy canapés and drinks in the Coastal Ecological Garden, on the outdoor Terrace, in the pristine dunes of Camber Sands, or in the cosy sitting — the possibilities are endless! 

Then, when it’s time for dinner, you’ll return to the beautiful Summer House for a fabulous feast followed by an evening of festivities in stylish surroundings. The fully stocked 360° bar creates the perfect link between the dancefloor and the cosy sitting room, allowing guests to flow easily between the two spaces.

Wedding Photography at The Gallivant Hotel East Sussex

With its picturesque coastal setting, The Gallivant truly is a wedding photographer’s dream. There are endless backdrops for your wedding day photo shoot at this stunning location, from the rolling dunes and crashing waves of Camber Sands Beach to the bright and airy coastal-inspired interiors of the hotel itself.

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sitting Up to 80 Sitting
standing Up to 82 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


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.

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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