'A vintage caravan, s’mores over the fire pit, games on the lawn and fairy lights reflecting off the lake towards a breathtaking view. You couldn't want for a more perfect day'
New for 2020 ‘Micro Weddings’ or ‘Ceremony & Drinks Reception' packages for up to 30 guests. Contact us for details!
We are open for private viewings and have measures in place to be Covid secure. Get in touch to book or to find our more. We will happily talk through any concerns and ensure you feel comfortable and safe when visiting.
Crabapple Barn is set on three beautiful acres, amongst apple trees, bramble-hedged fields, an old croquet lawn and pretty quarter-acre lake. You and your guests look onto an uninterrupted view that seems to encompass the entire South Downs - all the way down to the sea. We believe it is one of the finest views in Sussex! Every corner is a backdrop for stunning photographs, and we are surrounded by woodlands and fields.
Our beautiful Sussex Oak Barn is packed with character and ideal for WEDDINGS, VINTAGE AFTERNOON TEA PARTIES and our unique BoHo HEN PARTY PICNICS with a FLOWER CROWN WORKSHOP.
With room for up to 100 seated guests, a vibey industrial-style bar, cute vintage caravan in the orchard and a swing over the water, it's ideal for country style weddings and all life's special occasions.
We only host one event on any given date, and limit weddings to around six a year. This ensures you have our complete attention - and sole use of the entire venue. We also have generous access times either side of your event, so you can relax and take your time to enjoy the whole journey.
New for late 2020 & early 2021 - With Govt. advice that smaller weddings may be permitted towards the end of this year, we are pleased to offer our beautiful wedding barn, full heated and decked out with seasonal greenery for the ultimate festive wedding celebration! A themed Medieval Feast? An intimate Candle-Lit Reception Meal? Or why not have the ultimate New Years Eve All-Glammed-Up Cocktail Reception? Contact us for more information.
Why not check out our Gallery page, full of past celebrations that we've already loved sharing.
Our 5* Google reviews reflect the care we give to every one of our lovely couples. We'd love to show you around!
'no matter what your occasion, we are all about those special touches'
Private Woodland Dining, Afternoon Teas, Boho Picnics and 'Grazing at the Barn' Dinner Experience
Celebrate Life's Special Moments
NEW! Contact us for more details on our (contactless) Private Woodland Dining experience for two; Our unique 'Grazing at the Barn' weekend feasts (four tables only per evening in our beautiful wedding barn - ensuring a min. 4m social-distancing) and special 'Afternoon Tea Party' for households up to six in our gorgeous VIntage Caravan, Bluebell.
Or do you fancy a quintessential English High Tea in the barn? Or maybe a high-styled Bohemian Hen Party Picnic by the lake? We can create your unique event! With our quirky Vintage Caravan and an enormous collection of vintage china & tableware, pretty accessories, bunting, apple crates, festoon lights, lawn games, rugs, lanterns, pampas grass wreaths and everything you can imagine (and even the things that you can't) we will ensure you will have a time to remember - and in full compliance with current Govt. guidelines to keep us all safe and well and once restrictions are lifted.
Every Love Story is Beautiful & Yours is our Favourite
NEW! Winter 2020 dates available, including Christmas and New Years Eve, in our full heated barn!
Our gorgeous Oak framed Barn, sits in the old orchard, seating up to 100 guests. Conveniently located next to the fire pit area and permanent bar, it has great spill-out areas for the evening should you wish to invite a few more friends! Your guests look down our field to the lake, and onto a truly breathtaking view.
We have a vast array of items in our 'Prop Box' and a an experienced stylist and venue dresser on site, who can assist you in creating your perfect day. We've lots of in-house extras you can add and offer access to our 'Little Barn Book' of trusted local suppliers - however we have no 'required list' you must use, leaving you free to shop around or even go totally DIY.
Find more in our dedicated Wedding and FAQ's pages. We understand it's important to explore lots of options but if you choose to celebrate your wedding day with us we will work with you every step of the way, no matter how large or small your budget.
When you celebrate with us you have all the experience of our team to support you, and we see every couple as completely unique!
"For the two of us, home isn't a place anymore. It's a person. And we are finally home."