The Party Field – Lewes, East Sussex
The Party Field is located on Iford Estate, Nr Lewes, Sussex, a successful working farm combining both arable crops and a beef herd. There are plenty of footpaths enabling you to fully explore the area and a cycle route from the field which can link to the South Downs Way.
This is truly somewhere with tranquil beauty that you can escape from it all and relax and party with your friends and family.
Hidden Valley – Godalming, Surrey
A great little spot, secluded, surrounded by trees and, well, hidden. There is a nearby spot that offers the perfect outlook for an outdoor blessing, then head down into the valley for your reception. Hidden Valley is also walkable from the local church where it is possible for couples from outside the parish to marry. It’s also perfect for glamping or family festivals and history buffs will love the WWII shelter.
Phoenice Fields – Leatherhead, Surrey
Another of Fiesta Fields Surrey Wildlife Trust venues, Phoenice Fields is within the beautiful reserve of Norbury Park, which lies within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The reserve is made up of a mixture of woodland, grassland and various areas of farmland. Access is from the Trust car park and it’s a lovely scenic drive in as you get further away from the road into your very own patch of beautiful and secluded countryside. It’s a large site with plenty of room for guest parking, camping and your main party tent of course.
Spirit Lake – Dorking, Surrey
Spirit Lake offers a glorious and idyllic lakeside setting for your wedding or celebration. This beautiful 30 acre site consists of natural woodland, parkland, open spaces, a novel walled garden and two pristine lakes. The area around one of the lakes is inhabited by deer, rabbits, geese and ducks. Access can be via a pretty walk through Bluebell Wood, or take the more direct route from the parking area. Tractor/trailer rides are also an option. The venue offers great flexibility and distinct areas to use for tipis/marquees, bell tents, outdoor games and blessing/ceremony.
Staffhurst Wood – Edenbridge, Surrey
Another of Fiesta Fields Surrey Wildlife Trust venues, Staffhurst Wood offers a westerly facing peaceful and secluded field, surrounded on all sides by beautiful ancient woodland. The wood is a fragment of the old ‘Wildwood’ that once covered much of Southern England and dates back to Saxon times. Access is via a footpath through this scenic wood (feel free to take a detour past the beautiful woodland pond) and if you decide on a date in April/early May you will be in for a treat when the bluebells put on their stunning display. Parking can be within the field itself, or you may choose to transfer your guests by bus.
Eashing Farm – Surrey
A beautiful, idyllic and secluded valley, surrounded by trees on all sides. Stretching out along a lovely section of the meandering River Wey, this venue could offer distinct areas for guest parking, camping and your party tent. Just outside the centre of Godalming, it combines the peace and quiet of the countryside with the excellent transport links of the A3 and accommodation of Godalming and Guildford. Available each year for dates up until the end of June.
Bay Pond – Godstone, Surrey
A nature lover’s dream. This Surrey Wildlife Trust spot offers a variety of habitats including; the main Bay Pond; surrounding wildflower meadows; mature woodland; boardwalks through a lush alder swamp and a secluded, tree lined field large enough for your main party tent and bell tents for overnight glamping. You have a good chance of spotting dragonflies and damselflies and many bird and butterfly species and you and your guests can enjoy this all to yourselves, with exclusive access to this popular reserve.
Polo Field – Grafham, West Sussex
The ‘POLO FIELD’ is a beautiful, idyllic and secluded setting, affording uninterrupted views of the glorious South Downs. Facing south and east, it gets the best of the day’s sunshine and is an ideal spot for holding events all year around. This location has the added benefit of on-site camping facilities with a mixture of pre-erected tents for hire and DIY camping pitches. With on-site loos, showers and a host of optional extras, including catered breakfasts, BBQ’s and beauty treatments, there’s no need to squeeze your celebrations into one day. Stay the weekend instead and enjoy the hospitality of Woodfire Camping!
High Billinghurst Farm – Dunsfold, Surrey
High Billinghurst Farm is an enchanting and romantic wedding venue set within 65 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside between Dunsfold and Hascombe. Situated at the end of a long meandering private lane, edged by hedgerows, wild flowers and fields, High Billinghurst Farm provides the perfect setting for any special occasion.
The Night Pastures – Fernhurst, West Sussex
Night Pastures is the perfect natural space to create your unique event whether you wish to celebrate a special occasion, organise team building or run a training weekend – the only limit truly is your imagination. Situated in a heart shaped field, surrounded by ancient woodland and besides a lake – the venue is yours to create your own fantasy. Whether you favour a festival style wedding complete with camping, open fires and retro van serving bacon butties the morning after or a simpler style enjoying the natural beauty of the environment. Spend your first married night in one of their sustainable handmade yurts.
Decoy Ponds – Arundel, West Sussex
Former private residence of “Winnie-The-Pooh’s” author A.A. Milne, The Decoy is a hidden gem tucked away in the picturesque West Sussex countryside. Now, for the very first time, this intimate family venue is to be opened for exclusive use on your special day. Surrounded by bluebell woodlands and a breath-taking view, Decoy Ponds offers a truly blank canvas for you to create the wedding of your dreams!
Iford Village Hall – Nr Lewes, East Sussex
Built in the 1930s in the Arts and Crafts style, the hall is family owned and maintained to a high standard. Situated in Iford, an idyllic, small farming village nestled beneath the South Downs, the hall is within easy reach of Lewes and Brighton. There is ample parking, a large adjoining paddock for a marquee and an adjacent public children’s playground. This is a magical and romantic wedding venue, and also an ideal location for children’s parties and family celebrations.
Duncton Mill Fishery – Nr Petworth, West Sussex
Duncton Mill Fishery is regarded as one of the finest waterside venues in West Sussex available for wedding reception hire, the stunning lakeside location nestled at the foot of the South Downs is enough to inspire you and creates the perfect backdrop to your celebrations. Their location is superb, being an easy commute from London and Brighton, situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near the A285 (4 miles south of Petworth and 7 miles north of Chichester).
Westmead Events – South Nutfield, Surrey
Conveniently located in South Nutfield, Surrey, Westmead is a stunning outdoor event venue that consists of 11 acres of very private and picturesque land. Westmead offers the versatility and freedom to create a truly bespoke experience from intimate receptions to larger outdoor events.
The land is flat and makes a perfect marquee site, set in organically managed meadows with views of the lake and surrounded by mature trees and English hedgerows.