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South Lodge in Lower Beeding, West Sussex is a beautiful wedding venue brimming with historic elegance. Nestled in the heart of the idyllic Sussex Downs, this refined getaway can set the scene for milestone occasions all year round. Couples have enjoyed its luxurious suites, delightful guest rooms, and stellar facilities for many years. From your rehearsal vows to your locally sourced and professionally crafted wedding meal, the staff strives to ensure that every stage of your celebration is as special as the love you share.Whether you desire a summertime celebration or a winter wedding, South Lodge Hotel & Spa welcomes events throughout the year. Striking rhododendron displays adorn the grounds in the warmer months, while the mansion's roaring log fires make it ideal for soon-to-be newlyweds who adore wintry aesthetics. The property boasts 13 function suites and can accommodate up to 250 evening guests. For those dreaming of saying their vows outdoors, the Wedding Pavilion is simply perfect. You can walk down the red carpet aisle as your guests look on from white lawn chairs, and say "I do" amid the sprawling Sussex countryside and rolling South Downs. When it comes to your reception at South Lodge, you and your guests are in for a treat. You can enjoy drinks on the manicured lawns before tucking into a fine-dining feast in the Gladstone banqueting room.
Whether you’d like to keep to tradition and have a classic wedding breakfast or try something a little different, our chefs are on hand to discuss and inspire you to create the perfect menu for your day.Why not create an interactive dining experience for your guests, offering a three-course wedding breakfast but with a twist. Antipasti style deli boards, a main course from our wedding menus and a delicious dessert grazing table. Just let us inspire you and ask for ideas.
At South Lodge we can provide ‘dry hire’ of the South Downs wing which comprises of 13 banqueting suites, 2 bars and a banqueting kitchen for preparation & heating. We will also provide 130 carver chairs, round & trestle tables as well as crockery, cutlery, white linen if required & glassware.
We have 88 beautiful bedrooms, some of which have their own private terrace, balcony or Hot Tub. All of our rooms include access to our award winning Spa. A special discounted rate is offered to all couples who get married with us, for both them & their guests.
What is Included?
- Complimentary licensed civil ceremony room in either the Glyndebourne or Wordsworth banqueting suites
- Private use of the Ministers floor until midnight which includes three banqueting suites, a private bar and foyer space
- Toastmaster for weddings of 30 guests or more
- Large carver chairs
- White linen, napkins, cutlery, crockery and glassware
- Silver cake stand and knife
- Menu and wine tasting for two (subject to minimum numbers)
- Guidance from your very own wedding specialist throughout the planning of your special day
- A dedicated member of the team to look after you, “hold your hand” and provide a reassuring friendly face on your wedding day!
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