St Mary's House & Gardens

£525 - £1100 for Venue Hire
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Instant Brochure!
Receive it immediately
An enchanting Grade I Historic House with beautiful gardens in the pretty downland village of Bramber. The romantic surroundings make it a perfect venue for your wedding ceremony.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
We are a Ceremony only venue. Drinks and canapes can be enjoyed while photos are being taken in our beautiful Garden.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
06:00 PM


Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Full Description
The elegant Victorian Music Room, built in the 1890’s for soirées, has an elegant ‘Gothic' appearance. It is licensed for up to 90 people. Guests are free to enjoy the elegant reception rooms and delightful formal gardens, which provide an ideal setting for photographs. Car and coach parking is available in the grounds. Optional extras: Drinks and canapés may be arranged via our wedding coordinator; Music performers (eg, piano, harp or classical guitar) are available to accompany your ceremony; Flower decorations can be provided. The price includes the use of St Mary’s facilities for up to two hours for your Ceremony

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Vanessa
We are delighted that you are considering St Mary's House, Bramber, for your wedding ceremony. I would be delighted to meet you and show you round the beautiful, historic St. Mary's House and Gardens. We offer two hours for your Ceremony and drinks (and canapes) can be supplied for your guests while photographs are being taken following the Ceremony in our magnificent Victorian Music Room Please note - we do not offer wedding receptions.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
Abigail & Christian
Happy couple Married on May
September 2018
Perfect quintessentially english wedding venue
Lovely venue for intimate and unique wedding ceremony. Beautiful gardens for drinks reception and photo opportunities.
Location & Contact Details


Bramber, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3WE, England

Travel Notes

Just off A283, 1 mile from Steyning, 4 miles from Shoreham-by-Sea railway station. Bus stops outside St Mary's. Car parking for up to 20 cars.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M23, Pease Pottage

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

London Gatwick
Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

This England 2016 annual

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Historic Houses Association, Tourism South East

Industry Awards (1)

Beautiful South 2015 - Highly Commended. Hudsons Heritage 2011- Best Restoration

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All our Weddings are special and delightful - and different

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

Work backwards from your Reception plan to determine the time of your Ceremony with us

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

Having Jamie Cullum play our Concert standard Grand Piano!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Beautiful, historic, serene but not stuffy, memorable and different!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

All parts of our garden are excellent places for photographs

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

Jamie Cullum, Patricia Routledge

What’s your favourite canapé?

Anything with smoked salmon

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Plain chocolate digestive biscuits!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The impressive Victorian Music Room

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our ability to give our couples a memorable wedding in the way they wish it to be.