Sussex County Cricket Ground

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£350 - £2000 for venue hire
Up to 240
On-site
Exclusive Use
Wedding license
The County Ground Hove, Based in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex will bowl you over with our Wedding Packages, full Wedding Breakfast Packages start at £55. We are the Premier Sports Wedding Venue.
Features & Capacity
Overview
Venue Type
Sporting Venue / Stadium
Guests
240
Reception Capacity
500
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Yes
Venue
Bridal Changing Facilities
City view
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Asian Catering
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Kosher Catering
Cultural Experience
Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Same Sex
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
  • Prices start at
  • £350
  • Maximum Price
  • £2000
Packages
  • Minimum Price Per Head
  • £55
  • Maximum Price Per Head
  • £75
  • Minimum Number of Guests
  • 50
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Full Description
  • From the moment you enquire about having your special day with us, we aim to deliver a perfect, personal service. Our dedicated, experienced event management team will help you plan your day and ensure it runs smoothly right down to smallest detail, whilst our award-winning head chef can conjure up a bespoke menu for you and your guests to enjoy. Both our Spen Cama Pavilion and Boundary Rooms are fully licensed for weddings, civil partnerships and same sex marriages, with capacity for up to 200 guests to seamlessly facilitate both your ceremony and reception, and complimentary parking for up to 150 cars ensuring a relaxing day for all. All our rooms benefit from ample natural light and stunning views across the pitch, which also serve as a striking backdrop for your wedding photographs. Additional Facilities: Outdoor ceremonies Exclusive use available In-house catering available Private catering permitted Honeymoon suite available Guest rooms available Marquee available Dance floor available Live bands permitted Discos permitted Fireworks permitted Wedding coordinator available Swimming pool Spa facilities Golf course Car parking For a specific quote contact Daniel Harris
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Daniel Harris
    Congratulations on your engagement from us all at Sussex County Cricket Club, We aren't just a great cricket club, we are masters of catering and hospitality, Our Weddings Coordinator Helen is on hand to help you with all the venue organising. Why not come down to the County Ground Hove and we will show you the possibilities and potential of the venue. We have parking onsite, you can even get married here and have the venue all to yourselves. Call me on 01273 827126 to arrange a tour.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    1870
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 10 and 30
    # Of People In Team
    40
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(1)
Press and Awards (1)
Pink Weddings Magazine
Photos
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Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • County Ground Hove, Eaton Road, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3AN, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Brighton and Hove.
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • A27 toward Shoreham Bypass
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Hove and Brighton
    • Travel Notes
    • 50 minutes from London Victoria on the Train.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Brighton City 2 Miles, Gatwick 35 Miles
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FAQ
(10)
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
I will let Ben and John or first same sex wedding event. We had the most wonderful wedding day at The Sussex County Cricket Ground. Initially when my now Husband suggested it as a possible venue I was unsure as I imagined it as a cold corporate space. I was bowled over when we went for our initial visit! It has a really warm and inviting atmosphere and was the ideal space for our wedding day. It is such a flexible space and the events team were brilliant in helping us to decide how to best use that space. The Long Room made the perfect setting for our Wedding ceremony with room for over 100 guests able to attend. The day itself went without a hitch testament to the organisation of the staff and we had the most wondrous day of our lives! Thank you
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Research and remember family and friends can take the strain off on the day and during preparations. Look out for venues that push up prices in peak season, there is so much choice out there.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
We surprised the kids at a BBQ wedding with our club mascot Sid the Shark. They loved it, and it made a real difference to the children in attendance.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Fancy, Inexpensive, Large, Historical, Private
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
There are so many places, there is a private guardian, there is the stadium and the pitch and there is a lovely cherry blossom tree onsite that looks amazing when its in bloom.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Elton John, JLS, Cliff Richard, Rough Copy, Madness
What’s your favourite canapé?
Anything with Salmon
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Left over pizza
What is your venue's most unique feature?
We are a blank canvas we will work with you to make your wedding unique to you.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
The Sussex Cricket Foundation, Bringing Cricket to the Local Community and using this medium to make liver better. We supported the Shoreham Air Disaster Fund.
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne
  • Bridebook Special Offer: Free Bottle of Champagne to celebrate when you book your wedding at the County Ground Hove.
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