£6000 - £9250 for Venue Hire
Up to 30
25 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Pekes is a beautiful old house set in parkland and gardens in the East Sussex Weald with huge beautiful lawns for your Marquees, upcoming License and accommodation for up to 60 friends and family.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,000
Maximum Price
£9,250
Hire of all houses (that sleep up to 60 people) for 3 days, all laundry, cleaning, etc, large lawns and gardens for Marquees, swimming pool, tennis court, many outside facilities. All within a private estate.
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
30
Reception Capacity
60
No. of Bedrooms
25
Sleeps No. of People
60
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
Usual Access Time
01:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
10:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Full Description
Pekes is a lovely old Tudor Manor house in the heart of the East Sussex Weald and a beautiful place to host your beautiful Wedding Reception. Our Manor house is a perfect place to receive your guests, full of atmosphere and lovely old beams. It has a large dining room and two kitchens for catering. We have on-site accommodation for 60+ of your family and friends, spread out between the Manor house and our 5 other houses on the site. There is a very large and picturesque lawn for your Marquee(s), with easy access for suppliers and caterers. We throw open our main gates, and your guests approach the houses up our drive across lovely old parkland. There is ample parking both at the house and an area of the park near it. You can have music and dancing up to midnight, and softer music after that. Your friends and family can enjoy all our facilities - laze in the indoor heated pool, enjoy the Jacuzzis, play tennis, croquet, badminton, etc., wander round the garden and enjoy the views over the Sussex Weald, or just sit in a chair in the sun. We have a secluded private estate with no noise and no traffic to disturb you. The surrounding fields are farmed organically, so no nasty sprays and chemicals around. Pekes Manor is all yours for 2 days, all weekend or all week if you wish. Upcoming we will have a Wedding License for use inside in our Tudor Dining Room (2019) and a lovely Gazebo outside in our charming Column Garden. Just 52 miles from central London and 13 from Eastbourne and the sea, and with nearby rail links, Pekes is perfectly situated for anyone wishing to hold their Reception weekend in the South-East of England.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Amy
When I joined the Pekes team in May 2019, I saw immediately that our message from this lovely place was quite simple - 'Stay, Celebrate and be Happy'. As an experienced Weddings manager and coordinator, I couldn't think of a better place for any couple to come, settle in, get married and spend some days celebrating surrounded by your closest family and friends, and making memories that last a lifetime. It's so private and peaceful and beautiful, there are flowers everywhere and the birds sing.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1970
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
12
Reviews
(1)
(1)
Pippa C
Married in May 2016
February 2017
Brilliant weekend creating beautiful memories
“We rented the whole of Pekes for our wedding weekend at the end of May. We had the whole wedding party plus our family staying and it really was the most incredible weekend. The grounds are stunning, the houses really lovely and the staff and Eva are all delightful and helpful. There are also lots of garden games that can be put out on the main lawn (including croquet and badminton) and we had a brilliant family weekend creating beautiful memories that will last and last. We all loved it so much that, one month later, we’re already talking about coming back again next year!” Pippa C
Location & Contact Details

Address

Nash Street, Golden Cross, Chiddingly, East Sussex, BN27 4AD, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Hailsham

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M23

Nearest Train Station

Polegate

Nearest Airport

Gatwick

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FAQ
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Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Private, spacious, beautiful, characterful, flexible.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Angels on horseback.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Complete privacy with fantastic spaces around old and lovely buildings

What part of your business are you most proud of?

We're a family business, and our Pekes team are a family too. This creates a very nice, warm and welcoming atmosphere, and with Weddings it means that we all become seriously involved in doing our utmost to make the Great Celebration as wonderful as we possible can.