£1,325 - £20,000 for Venue Hire
Up to 180
88 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Let Love Sparkle
South Lodge Hotel & Spa in West Sussex is a beautiful venue brimming with historic elegance. The property boasts 13 function suites and can accommodate up to 250 evening guests.
South Lodge Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
From small intimate weddings to large celebrations - we will advise the best sized space for you! We do offer dry hire and prices do depend on day of the week and season. This is a great option for couples who require specific caterers.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
What is included in this pricing:
Set menu options only
Table linen included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Cutlery included
Bespoke menu available
Minimum numbers apply
Menu tasting included
South Lodge Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
07:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Spa On-Site
Pet Friendly
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Specialists

Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
South Lodge Full Description
South Lodge really is the perfect venue for all seasons. In spring we welcome a striking colourful display of rhododendrons. Our outdoor wedding pavilion offers the unique opportunity to marry with the beautiful backdrop of the South Downs in. Set within the 93 acres of parkland it is the perfect setting for your wedding day, and candlelit ceremonies and roaring log fires add to the atmosphere of love and romance when there is a chill in the winter air. With an abundance of suites to choose from, award-winning dining, bespoke service and a dedicated wedding co-ordinator who understands that it’s the little details that make all the difference, we're poised to plan everything to perfection. Just for you!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Graham & Suzan
Happy couple married in September
January 2024
Best day of our lives
I can honestly say that South Lodge exceeded all our expectations as a wedding venue. It provided the perfect backdrop for a love-filled celebration, and every detail was executed with precision and care. Our guests, especially those staying overnight and using the first class Spa facilities, couldn’t thank us enough for picking such a beautiful venue. Jamie and her team ensured we had a perfect day. If you're looking for a venue that combines natural beauty, exceptional service, and a touch of magic, South Lodge is the ideal choice for your special day.
Jess & Tom
Happy couple married in September
November 2023
Fantastic Venue would highly recommend!
Beky and her team are fantastic and nothing is too much trouble for them. We had people changing their meat for dinner on the day, and south lodge took everything in their stride. They organised our special day and helped us every step of the way. They made our day so perfect and we cannot thank them enough for everything they did for us on our wedding day and the lead up to our wedding.
Kelly & Zac
Happy couple married in August
December 2023
Perfect wedding venue
We had the most wonderful wedding day. We couldn’t have asked for anything more regarding any detail… it was perfect. Even the endless rain did not impact in the slightest. The team were just brilliant…. Everything ran seamless throughout the whole day and the food was amazing. The team that looked after us were amazing, nothing was too much trouble. We cannot fault anything at all and are so so happy that we chose to get married at south lodge.
Agi & Adam
Happy couple married in August
August 2023
Can your wedding be perfect?
YES! Our day at South Lodge was absolutely perfect including all the time leading up to the big event. When I was reading the reviews about South Lodge I was sceptical as I could not believe that every single couple had a perfect experience there. But here I am, writing a 5 stars review. Our coordinator, Beky, was exceptional throughout and made us feel welcomed, respected and special. Even with me being sceptical at the start, she won us over and soon we felt at home. The attention to details and professionalism are next to none - they all definitely know what they are doing - the service, the décor, the personalised touches - it was all perfect. We enjoyed all the events before the wedding - the showcase, tasting event, vineyard tour as well as SPA days. The day itself couldn't be better - the staff were always one step ahead of us and we had nothing to worry about. All our friends and family had a fantastic time and said that this his how weddings should be done. We added some personal touches with our dog as a ring bearer, confetti cannons and sparklers - nothing was too much trouble. And the food? It was like eating at a Michelin star restaurant. We cannot express our gratitude enough and South Lodge will always be a special place for us. THANK YOU to all the team - you are wonderful!
Sally & Peter
Happy couple married in August
December 2023
Exceptional wedding experience!
From the moment we viewed the venue to cutting our cake, and then breakfast the following day, South Lodge's organisation was excellent! On the day we were made to feel so special and every detail was taken care of. The wedding breakfast was amazing and the service first class.
Sally & Jon
Happy couple married in July
August 2023
The perfect day at an exceptional venue
The team at South Lodge gave us and our wedding guests a day to remember. Nothing was too much trouble, including a very last minute catering change, and our experience from our initial visit to check out after our wedding was exceptional. On the day so much went on behind the scenes for a smooth, stress free day so as the bride I could fully relax. The team were professional and kind to us and all of our guests and the food was amazing - the best I've ever experienced at a wedding, echoed by our guests. The interior and grounds were the perfect backdrop for our photographs and it is so lovely to have beautiful outside space to relax in after the formalities are over. I can't thanks the team at South Lodge enough.
South Lodge Location & Contact Details


Brighton Road, West Sussex, West Sussex, RH13 6PS, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M23 Junction 11

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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South Lodge Press & Awards

Industry Awards (2)

Sustainable Hotel of the Year
Spa Hotel of the Year

Accreditations (1)


Bridebook Awards (2)

Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at South Lodge?

We had a beautiful outside ceremony where the couple adorned our wedding pavilion with hundreds of flowers-It looked stunning!

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

We are here to help! Relax and enjoy the day and let us sort the little touches.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We had a beautiful Christmas wedding who had a personalised bauble and gift tag for each place setting. The guest then wrote a message for the couple on it and hung it on the tree. A great keepsake to remind them of their special day for Christmases to come.

Describe South Lodge in 5 adjectives

Flexible, Welcoming, Charming, Relaxed, Idyllic

Where’s the best photo spot at South Lodge?

Our picturesque Victorian Rockery or our well manicured lawns featuring the South Downs!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at South Lodge?

Maybe but we can't say!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Anything with smoked salmon or truffle!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

The classic bacon roll or mini-fish & chips - they are they crowd pleasers!

What is South Lodge most unique feature?

Our record-breaking Rhododendron in full bloom during Spring!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our amazing team who will make all your wedding day dreams come true, helping you every step of the way until your big day!