Located in the heart of the Sussex South Downs, Laughton Barns is the ultimate romantic Sussex Barn 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. The venue is a gorgeous Sussex Barn Wedding Venue, built in the original Sussex Barn style.



Up to 180 seated daytime, 250 in the evening

Round tables & Limewash Chivari chairs included

 Exclusive day use

Licensed for marriages, indoor and outdoor option available

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

Pet Friendly

Meanwhile, you can take the opportunity to visit our lakes for your stunning wedding photos and take in the beautiful Sussex countryside as newlyweds, 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 180 guests for the wedding breakfast. 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.

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 experienced Chef team. 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!