'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'
Our many 5* Google reviews reflect the care we give to every one of our lovely couples.
Let us help you with your special day!
2020: FULLY BOOKED
2021: Just Three Dates Left!
2022/2023: Booking now
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 quirky, fully restored Sussex Oak Barn is 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, Vintage Caravan in the orchard and a swing over the water, it's ideal for country style weddings and all life's special occasions.
As we only host one event on any given date, and only six weddings a year, you have our complete attention and the sole use of the entire venue for any booking. We give generous access times either side of your event. Check out our dedicated Events and FAQs pages for more details, and take a peak at some of the celebrations we've already loved being part of!
'no matter what your occasion, we are all about the special touches'
Special Occasion Afternoon Teas, Boho Picnics and Fabulous Feasts!
Weddings, Family Celebrations & Hen Parties - We Have You Covered!
From a quintessential English High Tea to a quirky high-end Bohemian Picnic, we can create your unique event. With full in-house catering, a 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 create a 'posh' high tea to an insta-worthy picnic by the lake. We'll ensure you and your guests will have a time to remember!
We only host one event on any given date you will have exclusive access to the whole venue to enjoy your time with us.
Every Love Story is Beautiful & Yours is our Favourite
Our quirky heritage-style 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."