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The Ravenswood

£75 - £100 pp
Up to 160
34 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Set in the rolling countryside of Sharpthorne, West Sussex, The Ravenswood offers 18 acres of landscaped lawns, gardens and lakes creating an unforgettable atmosphere for your wedding day.
Pricing & Costs

(price per head)

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Leading up to your day: Our team is available to answer all of your questions whenever you need them. The most common thing we hear is...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Late Night Extension


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
WEDDING OPEN EVENING: FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER, 6PM - 9PM Congratulations on your engagement! You are now in an exciting stage of wedding planning. Along with what you’ll wear on your special day, the ideal setting for your wedding should be at the top of your list! Whether you are getting married, converting your civil partnership or holding a civil partnership ceremony, we would love to host your ceremony or reception. ♥ 15th century building ♥ 4 stunning function suites ♥ 34 bedrooms including four poster rooms ♥ Civil ceremony licence (indoor and outdoor) ♥ Located in the rolling countryside of Sharpthorne, West Sussex ♥ Wide selection of menu choices including vegetarian and vegan options ♥ Honeymoon Suite with views over the grounds (included in your package) ♥ Brand new Dressing Room ♥ 18 acres of land including 4 lakes, rose garden, secret garden and forest walk with ruins We want your day to be about you, which is why we only offer exclusive hire of the venue spaces. Or if you truly want to become lord or lady of the manor, you can exclusively hire the entire manor, giving you 34 ensuite bedrooms for you and your guests to enjoy. We have 3 function rooms for use during the different parts of your day. The Princess Beatrice Suite (named after the daughter of Queen Victoria, who once lived here), The Jacobean Room and The Baronial Hall (the original 15th Century site of the building). These seat up to 150 guests for your wedding feast and up to 300 guests for your evening party. Our stunning 18 acres of land contain a pavilion, 4 lakes, ruins, bridges, pleasure gardens and even a giant chair. Our director of the grounds has 10 years of experience as a wedding photographer and so has ensured a fabulous selection of picturesque spots for your photographs.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Natasha
You’re engaged…congratulations! I am thrilled to hear you are considering the Ravenswood for your special day! If you would like any more information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to speaking with you


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Sophie Taylor
Married in April 2018
July 2018
AMAZING! We got married here on Saturday
AMAZING! We got married here on Saturday and what a beautiful venue. All the staff were so friendly and absolutely incredible from start to finish going above & beyond to...
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Shannon Gadsby-Clifford
Married in May 2018
July 2018
The most perfect and amazing experience at The Rav
My wife and I got married on 11th April this year and had the most perfect and amazing experience at The Ravenswood. From the very beginning Sam and the team worked with ...
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Charlie Clarke
Married in June 2018
July 2018
We had the best day at the best venue ever!
My husband and I got married here on the 2/6/18 we had the best day at the best venue ever! Sam you were perfect and we couldn’t of got married here without you. You have...
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Kevin Sheridan
Married in June 2018
July 2018
I am very emotional even writing this review
Me and my partner got married at the Ravenswood on Saturday just gone the 16/6/18. I am very emotional even writing this review as me, my new wife and our guests where tr...
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Damian Hillwood r
Wedding: June 2018
July 2018
Friends wedding
We went to a friends wedding on Saturday and from start to finish was a amazing day the venue was perfect and ran amazingly, wouldn't hesitate to recommend! Sam and her ...
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Faye Hill
Wedding: June 2018
July 2018
Brother's Wedding
My husband and I got married here 5 years ago now (when it was still with the previous owners) and had the most amazing day! So we were over the moon when my brother deci...
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Wedding Open Evening

16th November 2018
Come along and see The Beatrice Suite fully dressed for a wedding decorated by the incredible Mulberry Events and meet a selection of all the other preferred suppliers who regularly work with us.
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Location & Contact Details


Cinder Hill, Sharpthorne,, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4HY, England

Nearest Town

East Grinstead

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Junction 10 M23

Nearest Train Station

East Grinstead

Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The boathouse on the lake

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our outside castle for outside ceremonies

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our grounds, gardens and lakes