£6000 - £12000 for Venue Hire
Up to 250
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Exclusive Use
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At stunning private, country estate Firle Place we offer exclusive use for wedding receptions with a choice of locations including our Georgian Riding School or The South Lawn for a marquee wedding.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,000
Maximum Price
£12,000
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Choice of preferred caterers
Furniture included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Stately Home
Dining Capacity
250
Reception Capacity
350
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Firle Place is a Georgian, private estate in the heart of the Sussex countryside offering a wonderful location for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Choose from The Georgian Riding School with its croquet lawns and lakeside location or The South Lawn for a beautiful and impressive marquee. All weddings at Firle can also make use of the stunning areas in front of the house for reception drinks and photos. As featured in the acclaimed cinema release of Jane Austen's Emma. Beautifully styled but with the option to create a bespoke day around your visions, we also have a fantastic team on hand to help you make it happen.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Bryony Basden
Hi there Thanks for your interest in the stunning private estate Firle Place. For further information or to organise a private viewing, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
10
Reviews
(8)
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Lucy and Edward
Happy couple married in September
October 2022
Firle Place is absolutely stunning
Firle Place is absolutely stunning and the different areas lend itself perfectly to a Wedding. The flexibility that Firle offers is fantastic, in comparison to other venues, they gave us the opportunity to create the day exactly as we wished. We could not have wished for a better day and Firle was the perfect setting. Thanks again, you were amazing!
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Lucy and Edward
Happy couple married in September
October 2022
Perfect end of summer wedding
We first visited Firle in December 2021 and fell in love with it. I used to be a Wedding planner and wanted a venue different to what I used to work in. Firle fitted the bill perfectly. There are so many parts of the grounds that it creates different spaces to use throughout the day. The house and is stunning and the perfect setting for the ceremony itself. you can then enjoy reception drinks on the front lawn before moving to the croquet lawn for more drinks and canape's. The Riding School is the perfect setting for the Wedding Breakfast and evening party. It really is a wonderful venue and Bryony and Chloe at Blue Door couldn't have been more helpful. Would highly recommend :)
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Claire and martin
Happy couple married in August
October 2022
Just amazing!
What can I say! The ladies and Firle place were fabulous. The venue and grounds are just stunning and I am still in shock at how beautiful our wedding day was. Bryony and Chloe are fantastic. They really are seasoned professionals and it shows in how easy they make the whole process. Nothing was stood much trouble for them. We choose Bryony to be our on the day management for the day and it really took the pressure off of us. I would highly recommend this services. We are still pinching ourselves that it was actually our wedding and I cannot recommend the venue and blue door weddings enough. A million thank you’s always, we will never forget! Xxxx
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Adam & Sally
Happy couple married in June
October 2022
The most spectacular venue for the most important day
We got married at Firle in June 2022. We loved the flexibility of the venue, they let you create exactly the day you want in the way you want. We got married in the courtyard which was so beautiful, it felt like we were in Italy! We loved how there are so many different spaces to move to throughout the day - making the day varied without having to organise any transport. Bryony and Chloe are so helpful, troubleshooting on the day and making everything run smoothly. They even helped us facilitate two alpacas to come and celebrate with us...! Overall, Firle was such a huge part of making our day so sensational. The feedback we got on Firle from our guests was incredible, people told us it was the best venue they'd ever been to - and we know of at least one couple who have now booked Firle for their wedding as a result of ours! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Firle to anyone.
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Emma and Chris
Happy couple married in April
October 2022
We had the most perfect day
What can we say - we had the most perfect wedding day at Firle Place's Georgian Riding School. From the moment we met Bryony and Firle Place we knew we were in good hands. She was fabulous from start to finish, from helping us to plan (and then move!) our wedding during covid to provide amazing advice on how we could create our perfect day. She was very communicative, relaxed, friendly and lovely to work with, and made the day run without a hitch. We can't thank her enough and would highly recommend her and the beautiful venue.
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Martin and Gemma
Happy couple married in October
October 2022
As soon as we visited we knew it was for us
Thank you Bryony and all at Firle Place for working so well with Gemma and I to create the most perfect wedding day. As soon as we visited Firle, we knew this was the venue for us, and we would do it all over again in a heartbeat. The house, the grounds, the Riding School, everything is perfect and Bryony as a wedding coordinator is second to none. Nothing is too much trouble for her. She is so organised, and her relaxed and positive attitude played a huge part in our day running so smoothly. If you are thinking of booking Bryony and Firle Place for your wedding, don’t think, just do it
Location & Contact Details

Address

The Street, Firle, East Sussex, BN8 6NS, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Lewes

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M23

Nearest Train Station

Lewes

Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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FAQ
(4)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Every wedding is absolutely unique at Firle so it would be impossible to choose between them!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

In front of the Blue Doors

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We host Bake Off every year and were the location used for the 2020 film adaptation of Emma.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

It's a private estate and so completely unspoilt.

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