Located in the heart of the Sussex South Downs, Laughton Barns is the ultimate romantic wedding venue. Boasting 84 acres of picturesque landscape and two idyllic lakes, the venue is the most spectacular setting for a gorgeous country wedding. Exclusive use, rustic barn, stunning setting; what more could you want?
To make your memorable day truly special, we offer all our happy couples exclusive use of the venue for the weekend and a wedding coordinator to help you plan the best day of your lives.
The stunning Apple Barn is licensed for your ceremony. With beautiful views, your outdoor ceremony is in a truly magical setting, with the option to hold your ceremony inside our marquee should the weather dictate otherwise. Following your ceremony, we encourage you and your guests to enjoy the acres of land for photographs and activities, retiring to the Crown Barn terrace for your drinks reception. Guests can enjoy the grounds with garden games, bouncy castles and sports – there is plenty of space for all.
80 Adult minimum daytime guests
Up to 180 seated daytime, 250 in the evening
Exclusive day use
Licensed for marriages, indoor and outdoor option availiable
Acres of land for games & outdoor activities
Patioed terrace for drinks reception & canapes
Overnight Parking for 200 cars
180 capacity seated barn, indoor bar, sofa & tables for seating
Hard standing dancefloor
Ladies, Gentlemen & Disabled/Baby Changing Toilets
Includes our Resident DJ from 7-11:30pm
Bands after 6pm are not permitted
Firepits, Sparklers & Candles allowed
Meanwhile, you can take the opportunity to visit our lakes for your stunning wedding photos and take in the beautiful Sussex countryside as the new Mr & Mrs, take in the scenery and capture the essence of your special day at Laughton Barns
The Crown Barn is ideal for your wedding celebrations, accommodating 200 guests for a wedding breakfast, a daytime minimum number of 80 guests. The barn was hand-built using local oak, brick and stone and has been fantastically finished with exposed beams and a gothic-inspired chandeliers. The barn’s features are modern yet rustic and provide the ideal canvas for your reception. Additionally, an entire side of the barn can be opened up to let the outside in; you can have the feel of an outdoor event without the commitment to unpredictable weather. Our paved drinks reception area is beautifully sheltered by stunning willow trees, creating a relaxed place in which to enjoy a few refreshments and your guests’ company, with benches, outdoor seating, our pop up bar and even fire pits in the evening.
Indoor toilets, dancefloor and bar are included as part of the venue; with low sofas and tables there are many places for guests to rest their weary feet after a long day of celebration. Also included in our venue hire for this venue is our Resident DJ, who will encourage your guests onto the dancefloor for a night of partying they will never forget. Our finish time at Laughton is 11:30pm and we typically hold one wedding a week at the venue.
We are the in-house catering team at the venue; you will be able to design your own wedding breakfast with the assistance of our critically acclaimed Executive Chef, Justin Gillam. From creative canapes, to formal three-course meals to hog roasts and street food, there are an impressive variety of potential dishes plus the opportunity to experience some of Circa’s quirky evening food options such as The Circa Pizza Van, Bert & Ernie Street Food Karts, Bev the Gelato Bike and the Brighton Burger Company Van.
Like what you’ve seen? We’d be delighted to be part of your event. Get in touch with us now to find out more, ask questions, book a meeting or viewing and get plans underway!