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£75 - £100 pp
Up to 160
34 Bedrooms
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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.
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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 Available


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 FAIR: SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 11AM UNTIL 3PM 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
Married in February 2018
February 2018
Wedding on 27th June 2014
“We had our wedding reception at the Ravenswood on the 27th June 2014 and I can honestly say it was the most magical experience of our lives. The venue, the food and jus...
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Married in February 2018
February 2018
Wedding August 2016
“We got married here in August 2016, we fell in love with the venue and the grounds first, but after meeting the team there we loved it even more. They were fantastic in ...
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Married in February 2018
February 2018
Wish we could do it again!
“We got married at The Ravenswood in June 2016 (following my parents getting married there 25 years ago) and I cannot recommend the venue enough. We had such a perfect da...
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Married in February 2018
February 2018
Thank you
“We got married at Ravenswood ten years ago yesterday (10th June). Came back to the venue today for lunch to celebrate and we had such a lovely time and brought back so m...
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Married in February 2018
February 2018
You rock!
“The Ravenswood have been an absolute lifesaver and genuinely mind blowing at how accommodating they have been and done everything possible for my clients who had to find...
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Married in February 2018
February 2018
Thank you so much
“Dear Sam, Tash, Stuart and Zoe, It’s impossible to express how grateful we are for your support and generosity in helping to make our day happen. You really did save our...
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Autumn Wedding Fair

23rd September 2018
Come along to our Wedding Fair and see our beautiful venue, stunning grounds and meet lots of fantastic local wedding suppliers!
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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