Deans Place | Country Hotel and Restaurant

Luxury wedding venue in East Sussex, covering the Lewes and Brighton Area

Overlooking the stunning South Downs National Park in East Sussex, we offer a magnificent exclusive use wedding venue to those wishing to exchange their vows in style.
By choosing Deans Place Hotel, situated in the charming village of Alfriston and close to Lewes, Eastbourne and Brighton, you can expect to be treated to a selection of fantastic wedding facilities to ensure your big day is unforgettable. These include a charming wedding garden complete with sweeping views across the South Downs National Park and an alfresco reception area on the spectacular terrace, perfect for the summer months. Plus, for an enchanting winter celebration, a range of elegant candlelit private dining rooms are available, warmed by crackling log fires to add to the romantic and intimate ambience.

As we only host one wedding per day, you and your guests will have the added luxury of having our full and personal attention throughout your special celebration.

We also provide 36 fully equipped en suite luxury bedrooms with breath-taking views of our four acre garden and the Sussex countryside, available for both yourselves and your wedding party. The indulgent bedrooms are individually decorated to the highest standard and the beautiful soft furnishings create a relaxing and welcoming environment. The bride and groom and the bridal party, are welcome to make the most of our onsite accommodation and get ready with the wedding party before the ceremony. After dancing the night away, the newlyweds are able to relax and unwind in our cosy bedrooms without the stress and hassle of organising transportation.

From sumptuous main courses and tantalising desserts to delicious canapés and relaxed buffets, our award-winning cuisine will ensure that your wedding breakfast and reception dinner are enjoyed by all, and our team of dedicated chefs is happy to create bespoke menus to keep in with the theme of your wedding.

Prime 2017 Dates Still Available

Are you looking to get married this year? We still have a few prime dates available throughout the year, and book within 6 months of your wedding taking place and receive 105 off of your package. See our Special Offers and Late Deals for more information.

  • Friday 14th July
  • Saturday 12th August
  • Friday 18th August
  • Saturday 19th August
  • Sunday 26th August (Bank Holiday weekend)
  • Fridays and Saturdays in November (Winter set package available)

There are also various weekdays available throughout the year. Contact us for more information.

Established for over 100 years, we’re based just outside Eastbourne

Here at Deans Place we are lucky enough to overlook the spectacular South Downs, meaning the photographic opportunities are truly phenomenal. Whether you’re standing under the gazebo in our magical wedding garden or celebrating with your guests in one of our elegant function rooms, there are plenty of picturesque settings for your professional photographs and your guests’ personal ones.

To help you plan your special day we are happy to provide a list of our recommended local wedding suppliers including photographers, entertainment, makeup artists, catering, car hiring and room decoration.

If you’re looking for a wedding venue in East Sussex and would like to request a visit, our friendly team would be more than happy to give you a tour of our facilities and provide you with any information you may require. Please call our Events Team on 01323 870248 or email for more information.

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Guides for Brides Finalist 2016