There are many fantastic wedding venues with a rural feel near Oakwood West holiday cottages. Expect stunning landscapes for your photos, gourmet food made by expert chefs and glorious venues setting the scene for your big day. When the dancing is done return to our gorgeous South Downs cottages with your wedding party to relax and revive in bubbling hot tubs under the stars.
Farbridge Barns - A Stunning South Downs Wedding Venue
Rural Wedding Venues near Chichester
There's something lovely about a wedding in a romantic rural setting and the rolling hills of West Sussex don't disappoint. There are so many beautiful venues.
Here's our selection of the best around.
Chidham Barn - 5 minute drive
Our closest venue, Chidham Barn, is a boutique wedding venue with space for up to 100 guests. It's a timber framed barn, perfect for a country style wedding. The neighbouring field can be set up with hay bales and a teepee creating a magical place for a party. You have free rein over the suppliers that you use and can turn their blank slate into your dream venue. Chidham Barn only takes a limited number of bookings each year so get in early to secure one. There are many wonderful local suppliers that can help you create your special day, including Lewis Marquees in Emsworth who have a brilliant range of marquees if you'd like extra inside space for your guests.
Farbridge Barns - 15 minute drive
Nestled into a green valley in the South Downs, close to Goodwood, you'll find Farbridge Barns. It's a gorgeous venue with capacity for 150 guests. Everything that you need will be provided by the expert staff, from gourmet food to beautiful decor. An airy bridal suite and seven double rooms for wedding guest accommodation are available on site. Reviews always mention the special efforts of the staff to make sure everything works perfectly.
Southend Barns - 15 minute drive
A large timber framed threshing barn is now a delightful Sussex wedding venue, close to Chichester. With indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies, it's a year round venue. You can choose from a chic range of in-house styling selections. The food is made from locally sourced ingredients, and you won't know what to select from the mouthwatering menu.
You'll be treated like royalty from start to finish by the friendly and knowledgeable team.
Upwaltham Barns - 20 minute drive
These Sussex flint long barns have been lovingly restored to become one of the most stunning wedding venues in Sussex for a ceremony with up to 150 of your guests. The attention to detail is second to none, from beautifully curated decor to exquisite planting surrounding the venue. It's a rural idyll surrounded by fields full of sheep and a few quaint houses. The design is so thoughtful with unique elements such as a courtyard garden with a Morroccon style snug in rich colours which is a cosy place for your guest to relax at any time.
Our hot tub holiday cottages near Chichester are the perfect place for you to stay with your family & friends as you celebrate a marriage. We have four cottages sleeping up to 22 wedding guests in total. Each has its own private hot tub and enclosed garden.
Lucky's Stable is the largest, with a beautiful, decked space outside and an outdoor fireplace to sit around as the sun sets. Silhouette's Stable adjoins Lucky's Stable and the gardens can be linked to create a shared space. Both are thoughtfully converted Stable buildings, each with a log burning stove, modern kitchens and elegant dining spaces. The bedrooms & bathrooms are gorgeous and spacious with plenty of room for you to enjoy getting ready before the celebrations begin.
Not far away are our two holiday lodges, Fern Lodge & Meadow Hide. These beautiful wooden clad cabins are sumptuously decorated, filled with creativity and charming spaces to relax. With views out to a wildlife meadow often frequented by deer and owls it's a special place to spend time and the perfect place to wind down after the celebrations.
When you arrive, you'll find chocolates and prosecco waiting from you, a little gift from us to help you celebrate your big day.
There's plenty of space for parking and storage. Our cottages are dog friendly too! There's even a dog wash area out the front of the Stables, should your pooch need a freshen up after a muddy walk. Taxis are available for the short journey from all of the Chichester wedding venues back to Oakwood West, so everyone can relax and enjoy the party.
you and your wedding guests.