Wadhurst Castle

Wadhurst Castle, England, TN5 6DA, United Kingdom


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Weddings at Wadhurst Castle East Sussex

Tucked away in the heart of a 140-acre private estate, Wadhurst Castle in East Sussex is a Regency castle offering a perfect mix of elegance and warmth, making it an ideal choice for your wedding day. With easy access from London and ample parking, Wadhurst Castle provides an idyllic setting, boasting stunning gardens and far-reaching views. The castle and its Carriage Barn cater to a range of wedding sizes, from small, intimate gatherings to larger celebrations of up to 130 people. Its unique no-corkage policy allows you to celebrate without the worry of additional costs, ensuring your day is as seamless as it is memorable.

Wadhurst Castle East Sussex is perfect for couples seeking:

  • Breathtaking countryside views for a picturesque wedding
  • Elegant and versatile spaces for all wedding sizes
  • Idyllic garden ceremonies amidst stunning natural beauty
  • A unique blend of historical charm and modern amenities
  • Personalised wedding experiences in a regal setting

Ceremonies at Wadhurst Castle East Sussex

At Wadhurst Castle, couples can choose from various enchanting spaces for their wedding ceremony. Whether you prefer the serenity of the Winter Garden, the Drawing Room’s classic elegance, or the Carriage Barn’s rustic charm, each setting provides a unique and memorable backdrop.

The garden areas, licensed for civil ceremonies, offer a blend of natural beauty and privacy, while the indoor spaces exude an air of timeless sophistication. The spacious Dressing Room with its panoramic views provides an ideal space to prepare for your special day.

Reception at Wadhurst Castle East Sussex

Following your ceremony, Wadhurst Castle’s South Terrace and its spectacular views offer the perfect setting for drinks and canapés. The venue’s flexibility allows for a variety of reception configurations.

Smaller groups can enjoy the intimacy of the Winter Garden, while larger parties can spread out in the castle’s interconnecting reception rooms or the Carriage Barn. For guest numbers exceeding 104, the South Lawn can host a marquee for the wedding breakfast, while evening entertainment continues in the castle, seamlessly transitioning from daytime elegance to evening celebration.

Wedding Photography Near Wadhurst Castle East Sussex

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Wadhurst Castle East Sussex are:

  • Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest
  • Dunorlan Park
  • National Trust – Scotney Castle
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Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Wedding Ceremony


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 50

Spaces At This Venue

  • Drawing Room

    A classic and elegant space with a capacity of 60, perfect for intimate gatherings and ceremonies.

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    Moncrieff Room

    This cosy room can accommodate up to 30 guests for smaller events, offering a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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    Winter Garden

    With a capacity of 30 guests, the Winter Garden boasts an array of exotic plants, creating a unique and enchanting setting for any event.

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    Carriage Barn

    Accommodating up to 100 guests, the Carriage Barn offers a rustic yet sophisticated setting, ideal for larger gatherings.

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Venue Testimonials

Everything in the run up to the event was so well organised and no request or question was too small, which really helped to put us at ease. As a result, I felt no nerves at all on the wedding day! So thank you for answering what felt like a hundred and one last minute emails and guiding me through the morning so calmly and with a smile always on your face.

Alice C

The grounds are stunning with plenty of photo opportunities and a view to die for! The venue itself is perfect for a wedding with a lovely modern dining area as well as plenty of outside space to entertain your guests! There is also a lovely bright bridal room to get ready which is always a bonus.

Neil C

We had our wedding reception at Wadhurst Castle last Saturday and we couldn't have been happier. The venue is simply stunning both inside and out. There are so many different options for your ceremony and wedding breakfast that the UK weather need not be an issue. Could not recommend this venue more!

Charlotte K

Frequently Asked Questions

Weddings at Wadhurst Castle start from £1,800 for ceremony only, with Exclusive Hire ranging up to £6,100. The Intimate Wedding package for 20-30 people, including exclusive hire and catering, starts from £4,900. As a no-corkage venue, it offers flexibility in drink choices.

Wadhurst Castle can accommodate a diverse range of event sizes, from intimate gatherings of just 2 people to grand celebrations with up to 130 guests, offering exclusive use of the castle, gardens, and barn.

Events at Wadhurst Castle can start as early as 9 am and go on until 11:30 pm or midnight, without the possibility of extension.

Wadhurst Castle also caters to corporate events, providing a unique and historic setting for meetings, conferences, and corporate gatherings. They also offer unique team building activities with their 140 acre gardens and grounds. 

Wadhurst Castle offers ample parking for guests, ensuring convenience and accessibility for all types of events.

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