Congratulations on your engagement! Here at the Ravenswood, in Sharpthorne, West Sussex, we pride ourselves in being a gay friendly wedding venue. We have lots of experience in same sex weddings and since taking over The Ravenswood in 2017, we are becoming one of the most popular wedding venues in Sussex.
Whether you are converting your civil partnership to a same-sex marriage or holding a civil partnership ceremony we would love to help you plan your special day. Let us show you around our beautiful venue, get in touch today and we can organise a time for you to visit!
Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:
♥ Located in the rolling countryside of Sharpthorne, West Sussex
♥ Beautiful 15th Century building
♥ 4 stunning function suites
♥ 34 bedrooms including four poster rooms
♥ Civil ceremony licence (indoor and outdoor)
♥ Wide selection of menu choices including vegetarian and vegan options
♥ Honeymoon Suite with views over the grounds (included in your package)
♥ Brand new Getting Ready 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 4 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 party. Our Little Castle is perfect for those wishing to have their civil ceremony outside.
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.
Our team is dedicated to providing a personal and flexible service. We are committed to making your special day a truly unique experience that will provide precious memories.