Up to 96
28 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Take your vows with family and friends in a stunning setting with far reaching views over Cuckfield Park in West Sussex and enjoy our delicious award-winning food.
Pricing & Costs
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite


Open Flame Permitted
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Spa On-Site
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Full Description
A 15th century Manor House, Ockenden Manor if full of elegance and charm. It is a magnificent venue for both small intimate gatherings or for grander occasions. Set in the beautiful village of Cuckfield, the Hotel is set within 8 acres of grounds and has stunning views of the South Downs National park: ● 28 bedrooms ● Elegant drawing room ● Award-winning restaurant ● Dining for up to 96 guests ● Licensed for up to 120 guests ● Sun drenched terrace and lawns with a croquet lawn ● Stunning spa with in and outdoor swimming pools ● Space for a marquee or tepee on the lawn We also offer Exclusive Use of the hotel - enjoy being the only guests with the opportunity to style the hotel as you wish.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Victoria
Many thanks for your enquiry for a wedding here at Ockenden Manor Hotel and congratulations on your engagement! We'd love to host (and be part of) your special day - I'd be delighted to show you around the hotel and chat through all your thoughts and requirements.


Year Business Was Established
Public Liability Insurance
Married in July 2018
January 2019
We both had a great day
Many thanks for all your help. We both had a great day helped by your efforts
J Clark
Married in July 2018
January 2019
All the staff were fantastic
Thank you so much for orchestrating our wedding - It was such a lovely event and all the staff were fantastic
Married in July 2018
January 2019
What a great venue.
A very big thank-you to you and your team for helping me and making our day so special. We had a great day with so much laughter and fun. What a great venue at Ockenden. Thanks again
Location & Contact Details


Ockenden Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5LD, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M23, Junction 11 on to A23. Exit A23 on to A272 towards Haywards Heath

Nearest Train Station

Haywards Heath

Nearest Airport

Gatwick - 12 miles

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Press & Awards

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Pride of Britain Member

Industry Awards (1)

Conde Nast UK Spa of the Year; Michelin-starred restaurant

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

A winter wedding with 'snow' - a snow machine covered the terrace and lawn in snow. It was magical especially when the guests spilled out for drinks and canapes.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Take time to enjoy planning your special day - it can become just a 'to do' list rather than a fun and amazing time spent together creating memories.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Elegant, indulgent, award-winning, scenic, intimate

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The terrace or lawn

What’s your favourite canapé?

Whole Grilled Diver Caught Scallop wrapped in Smoked Salmon with Keta Caviar