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My Top 10 Fun Sussex Festival Wedding Photography Venues

So here it is: my Top 10 Fun Sussex Festival Wedding Photography Venues. These places are all incredible for that festival setting. Hope you enjoy and find a West Sussex wedding venue you love!

Two Woods Estate

Pullborough, West Sussex

This woodland venue gives me all the feels and is perfect for your festival wedding! I don’t need to say much more other than check out their website and book these guys immediately! They have a woodland you can legally get married in and a beautiful barn on site for your evening meal.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 80-120
  • Reception Capacity : 120
  • Licensed for Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : Couple’s choice
  • Bar : Couple’s choice
  • Accommodation : Glamping options available
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes

Website: https://www.twowoodsestate.com/

Rye Island

Henfield, West Sussex

Rye Island is not only a beautiful backdrop but it also has a treehouse, a lake and a zip wire that goes across the lake for those brave wedding guests! This space is a wonderful backdrop for a fun Sussex festival wedding.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 120
  • Reception Capacity : 120
  • Licensed for Marriage : No – Humanist ceremonies only
  • Catering : Couple’s choice
  • Bar : Couple’s choice
  • Accommodation : Glamping options available
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : No
  • Late License : 12am

Website: https://cocoweddingvenues.co.uk/coco_listing/rye-island-sussex/

Rumbolds Farm

Plaistow, Billingshurst, West Sussex

It is located on a stud farm surrounded by 100 acres of pasture and ancient oak forests on the Surrey / Sussex border between Haslemere, Godalming and Petworth. The farm has a beautiful rustic barn you can use for your evening meal.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 112
  • Reception Capacity : 112
  • Licensed for Marriage : No – Humanist ceremonies only
  • Catering : Couple’s choice
  • Bar: Couples choice
  • Accommodation : A cute cottage where you can get ready in/ stay in

Website: https://www.rumboldsfarm.co.uk/

The Cherry Barn

Peasmarsh, East Sussex

This working farm is an absolute must see. It has a beautiful barn, but also allows you the freedom to make it your own by being completely dry hire.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 150
  • Reception Capacity : 150 – 200
  • Licensed for Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : Couple’s choice
  • Bar : In-house
  • Accommodation : Sleeps 6
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : No
  • Late License : No

Website thecherrybarn.co.uk

The Secret Barn

West Sussex

The secret barn is a hidden gem and is, well a secret to most! I love that this barn is rustic and natural. Ceremonies can also take place outside in the beautiful orchard.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 150
  • Reception Capacity : 110
  • Licensed for Marriage : No
  • Catering : In-house
  • Bar : In-house
  • Accommodation : 40 Camping
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes
  • Late License : No

Website www.petalandfeast.co.uk

St. Patrick’s Barn

West Hoathly, West Sussex

A beautiful barn with lots of outside space. St Patrick’s Barn also offer camping and accommodation options so you can really get that festival vibe going.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 120
  • Licensed for Marriage :No. Humanist outdoor ceremony options onlyo
  • Catering : Bespoke catering from the Garden Chef
  • Bar : Licensed bar
  • Accommodation : Glamping/ camping available
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes

Website: https://www.thegardenchef.net/patricks-barn.html

The Hyde Estate

Handcross, West Sussex

This Estate and its wild garden is stunning and romantic. Nestled in this wild garden is a marque lit up by a lake and it looks magical.

  • Ceremony Capacity : 250
  • Reception Capacity : 250
  • Licensed for Marriage : No
  • Catering : Couple’s choice
  • Bar : Couple’s choice
  • Accommodation : No
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes
  • Late License : On request

Website: www.hydeestate.co.uk

Swallowtail Hill

Rye, East Sussex

A stunning venue in East Sussex, these guys have it all: meadows, grassland, woodland, orchards, ponds. It is an outdoor wedding dream basically!

  • Ceremony Capacity : 80-100
  • Reception Capacity : 80-100
  • Licensed for Marriage : No
  • Catering : Couple’s choice
  • Bar : Couple’s choice
  • Glamping available : Yes
  • Dry Hire: Yes
  • Pets Welcome : No
  • Late License : On request

Check their website out: https://swallowtailhill.com/

Maplehurst Farm

Horsham, West Sussex

This is an absolutely stunning waterside setting on a working deer farm. Pitch up a tipi or marque right by the lake and bask in the beautiful surroundings.

  • Licensed for Marriage: No. Humanist outdoor ceremony options only
  • Catering: Choose your own.
  • Licensed Bar: Nope – BYO or hire in a bar of your choice!
  • Furniture: Choose your own or go with a Fiesta Fields package
  • Beautiful Tipi or Marque: Choose your own or go with a Fiesta Fields package
  • Glamping/ Camping Available: Yep!
  • Fire pit: Yep!
  • Animal friendly: Yes

Website: http://www.fiestafields.co.uk/maplehurst-farm

Pulborough, West Sussex

This venue is completely dry hire (well more field hire) and the owners are mega flexible! You are literally able to have your party, your way! Check out their website for more info!

  • Licensed for Marriage: No. Humanist outdoor ceremony options only
  • Catering: Choose your own.
  • Licensed Bar: Nope – BYO or hire in a bar of your choice!
  • Furniture: Choose your own or go with a Fiesta Fields package
  • Beautiful Tipi or Marque: Choose your own or go with a Fiesta Fields package
  • Glamping/ Camping Available: Yep!
  • Fire pit: Yep!
  • Animal friendly: Yes

Website: http://www.thepartyfield.co.uk/locations/party-field-pulborough-sussex/

I haven’t photographed a wedding at all of these venues yet, but I really want to! Get in touch if you’re looking for fun Sussex festival wedding photography.

If you’re looking for fun Sussex festival wedding photography, or you’re planning a quirky, alternative wedding get in touch, I’d love to hear all about your plans.

Kirsty is an alternative wedding photographer, specialising in creative documentary wedding photography that tells the story of your day. There’s no stiff awkward portraits, or Chandler Bing smiles; just meaningful moments and life long memories.

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