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Set in the rolling countryside of The Ashdown Forest, West Sussex, The Ravenswood offers 18 acres of landscaped lawns, gardens and lakes creating an unforgettable atmosphere for your wedding day.
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Leading up to your day: • Our team is available to answer all 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


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

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

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Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
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Full Description
TOUR TUESDAY OPEN EVENING: TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER WEDDING OPEN EVENING: FRIDAY 15TH NOVEMBER, 6-9PM 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 ♥ Exclusive use of the venue for your Wedding Day ♥ 34 bedrooms including four poster rooms ♥ Civil ceremony licence (indoor and outdoor) ♥ Located in the rolling countryside of Sharpthorne, West Sussex in the heart of the Ashdown Forest ♥ 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 breakfast and up to 300 guests for your evening reception. Our stunning 18 acres of land contain a pavilion, 4 lakes, ruins, bridges, pleasure gardens and even a giant chair. Our owner 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: Hannah
Congratulations on your engagement! 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 in contacting us! We would love to show you round our beautiful venue. We look forward to speaking with you


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Charlie Clark
Married in July 2018
January 2019
We got married July 18
My husband and I got married here on the 21 July 2018 having only booked the venue in March. Quick turn around but the staff were incredible. We used everyone they recomm...
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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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Bernice Sheridan
Wedding: June 2018
July 2018
Son's wedding - fantastic
My Son chose the Ravenswood for his wedding on Saturday 16.6.2018. Jo, Sam and James and all of the team did a fantastic job. Attention to detail and nothing too much tro...
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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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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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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

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Special OfferLooking for a quickie? (Wedding, that is? 😉😉) Whatever the reason for booking a kiss-me-quick wedding, we believe that booking a last-minute wedding package doesn’t mean you lose out on any special touches. We have a very special package for those looking to get married this year. Message us today for more information or call us on 01342 810216 💞💞