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Intimate Weddings


Intimate Weddings at Southdowns Manor

Big weddings aren’t for everyone, and if you would prefer to celebrate your special day with just a small number of your closest friends and family, Southdowns Manor, our wedding venue in West Sussex, makes for the perfect venue for an intimate celebration.

Whatever your reasons for choosing a smaller wedding, and no matter how few guests you want to invite, you can rest assured that we’re here to ensure your wedding day exceeds your expectations. Whether you’re planning an intimate wedding to save money, or perhaps because you don’t like being the centre of attention, you can be sure that at Southdowns, your big day will have the same sense of occasion and attention to detail as a big wedding.

An elegant country house venue for smaller weddings

At Southdowns Manor, our tastefully decorated reception rooms are licensed for smaller ceremonies of up to 40 guests, so you can say your vows in elegant country house surroundings. Alternatively, you might decide to get married in our beautiful gazebo, where you’ll have the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park as the backdrop to your ceremony.

You may have chosen to tie the knot in a low-key wedding with a small number of guests, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the luxury of a bigger celebration thanks to our exceptional menu, select wines and Champagnes, and the allocation of your very own Wedding and Events Manager. The Manor’s gorgeous interiors are the perfect setting for a fine dining experience in celebration of your marriage, as well as for welcoming your guests and starting your celebrations with mouthwatering canapés and a chilled glass of Champagne.

We offer complete flexibility for your intimate wedding, and we can accommodate your wedding guests whether they number 5 or 150. With 15 luxurious en suite rooms for you and your guests to choose from, and the whole venue to yourself, a smaller wedding at Southdowns Manor gives you the privacy you need for a relaxed celebration.

Download our brochure to find out more about planning an intimate wedding at Southdowns Manor, or call us on 01730 763800 to discuss your ideas with our friendly wedding team.

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