£2970 - £13800 for a package
Up to 180
88 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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COVID-19 Update
We are looking forward to opening the doors to South Lodge again very soon! In the meantime we are now offering wedding showround appointments to couples looking for their big day venue. We have lots of measures in place to make sure your showround is as safe as possible. Please do get in touch with our friendly team to arrange your appointment. We look forward to welcoming you soon :-)
Nestled in the heart of the dramatic Sussex Downs, South Lodge is a picture perfect wedding venue for any civil wedding ceremony or wedding celebration whether it be intimate or a lavish affair!
Pricing & Costs

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£62
Maximum Price
£89

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£99
Maximum Price
£230
Minimum Number of Guests
30
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£2,970
Maximum Price
£13,800
Number of Guests Included
60
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Canapés included
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
180
Reception Capacity
250
No. of Bedrooms
88
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Marquee Permitted
Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Kosher Catering

Cultural Specialists

Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel really is the perfect venue for all seasons. In spring we welcome a striking colourful display of rhododendrons. Our outdoor wedding pavilion offers the unique opportunity to marry with the beautiful backdrop of the South Downs in summer months. Set within the 93 acres of parkland, plenty of vibrant colours in the autumn set a theme for your wedding day, and candlelit ceremonies and roaring log fires add to the atmosphere of love and romance when there is a chill in the winter air. With an abundance of rooms to choose from, award-winning dining, bespoke service and a dedicated wedding co-ordinator who understands that it’s the little details that make all the difference, we're poised to plan everything to perfection. Just for you

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(17)
Michelle & Roger
Married in December 2019
September 2019
Great fun was had by all!
We had the most wonderful weekend celebrating our marriage. Great fun was had by all. I am so glad you were able to join us for the ceremony. It has been an absolute pleasure working with you this year. We feel very lucky to have received your professional help and great experience in helping our day to be perfect. Both Cat Liz and the whole team were amazing so please thank them on our behalf. All of our guests also had a truly wonderful time and all said they couldn’t fault the amazing service from the moment they arrived and those who stayed at the Hotel were extremely impressed. Thank you so much once again.
Jeff & Jane
Married in October 2019
September 2019
We cannot say enough how amazing our day was!
A huge thank you to Lindsey, Cat and all of the team at South Lodge for making our day so special. From the point of contact we had total faith in you and did you deliver! A few stand out of thanks are deserved for Lindsey and the brilliant coordination and attention to detail. For Cat and everything on the day she did to ease the strain (and what a shift she did), thank you! But also to everyone at South Lodge. Everyone was brilliant, considerate, helpful and nothing was too much. So to all of the team, would you please pass on our thanks for making the day so special. Finally, we cannot say enough how amazing our day was and the memory created will be with us for a long, long time. A huge thanks to you and all of the team.
Shan & Ray
Married in October 2019
September 2019
You made our Day so Special!
We want to say a very big thank you to you and all your staff at the hotel and spa for making our wedding such a very special occasion. The service was faultless, the staff charming and helpful, the food superb. We can not thank you all enough for making it such a special time. All our guests, particularly those that had stayed, all commented on the excellent quality all round. Our stay at the hotel was so comfortable. What was also wonderful was the setting of the breakfast room the next day. Lovely!! Just as a further note, we were so impressed with your masters of ceremony Mark. We could not have done without him. Also please thank Cat who was with us at the end of the evening and breakfast the next day. All your staff were just marvellous. All our guests have given us great feedback about the high quality service!
Teresa & Andrew
Married in October 2019
September 2019
It was the most amazing day!
We’ve just had a wedding at South Lodge Hotel and it was the most amazing day in the most fantastic venue. Everything went perfectly and we thoroughly enjoyed it. This was in part due to the fantastic staff that work at South Lodge. Their customer service skills are excellent and they ensure everyone is looked after at all times. A special mention has to go to Lindsey and Cat who arranged and organised our wedding to perfection. Lindsey kept us informed with every step of the proceedings from the first meeting until the wedding day and then Cat took over with the organisation on the day and made sure it went seamlessly. Both Lindsey and Cat are a pleasure to work with when planning a wedding and nothing was too much trouble for them. They made sure we had one of the best days of our lives. Many thanks Lindsey for everything you have done for us. We a have a large table booked for NYE and are really looking forward to returning to South Lodge.
Emma & Paul
Married in October 2019
September 2019
We would definitely recommend South Lodge!
Between when we had our first tour of the venue (on my birthday, which they presented a little birthday chocolate when they found out!), and the wedding itself, a year and a half later, we exchanged many emails with our wedding co-ordinator, Lindsey. She was always helpful and made sure that all the details were right for us and we had all the information that we needed to make the day go smoothly. For the wedding itself, everything went very smoothly, thanks to Cat and the staff on the day, as well as our toastmaster Dan. All of the staff were very friendly and attentive to us and the guests. Even hotel staff who were not involved in the wedding made us feel special throughout the few days we were there, knowing who we were when going to reception for example. As we had various things to have setup, such as the cakes, confetti, favours and some decorations, we prepared a list of what should be done and go where, and everything was followed so that we didn’t have to do anything when we arrived. They even caught a mistake we made and put pens out for our table ice breakers for us, which we had forgotten about! Although a small thing, it shows that they are willing to go the extra mile to help. The food was excellent, we had many compliments, and the chefs had gone above and beyond to cater for special dietary requirements – the options for vegetarians and vegans were also much more exciting and creative than some other places would have been! The rooms for people staying the night were also very good, and unique – everyone wanted to look at other people’s rooms to see what they had! We would definitely recommend South Lodge!
Julie
Married in September 2019
October 2019
Smooth sailing
We condensed our entire wedding planning process into just four months and so made the decision to marry at a venue where we could have the ceremony, reception, and accommodate overnight guests. We toured several venues in the area but Soouth Lodge is head and shoulders above the all - the interiors are beubeautiful, the grounds stunning, and the spa is simply the icing on the cake. Our wedding planner, Emilia, was very patient with us even when things got stressful, and on the day Cat and Toastmaster Dan made everything ran perfectly - I didn't have to worry about a thing nothing was too much trouble.

South Lodge Wedding Fair

19th January 2020
Sample canapés with a glass of bubbles when you meet our professional wedding coordinators to discuss your wedding plans, view our banqueting suites dressed for a civil ceremony & wedding breakfast
Location & Contact Details

Address

Brighton Road, West Sussex, West Sussex, RH13 6PS, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Horsham

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M23 Junction 11

Nearest Train Station

Horsham

Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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FAQ
(6)

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Relax and enjoy it, let us worry about the little touches.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our picturesque Victorian Rockery

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Maybe but we can't say!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

The classic bacon roll, a crowd pleaser

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our long aisle for your outside ceremony

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our amazing team who will make all your wedding day dreams come true.