Venues East Sussex National
East Sussex National
  • Contemporary hotel, modern golf and spa resort
  • Idyllically located in countryside near Uckfield
  • Excellent spa facilities offering over 60 treatments
  • Two renowned Championship golf courses
  • Licensed to host civil wedding ceremonies
  • Indoor or outdoor ceremonies with up to 250 guests
  • Formal wedding breakfasts for up to 300 guests
  • Evening reception parties for up to 600 guests
  • 104 luxurious bedrooms and suites available
  • Complimentary bridal suite for the newlyweds

Set within 1,100 acres of rolling South Downs countryside, East Sussex National features stunning grounds, lakes and lawns, and a selection of contemporary suites that can host up to 250 for your civil ceremony and up to 400 for your reception. The venue even has a beautiful 'bird cage' for couples wishing to get married outdoors. East Sussex National can cater for all aspects of your day under one roof, ensuring that every moment is exactly as you want it.

The hotel's excellent spa offers over 60 treatments, including a rhassoul mud room and relaxation area. The leisure club has state-of-the-art equipment, a 20m pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. 104 spacious and well-equipped bedrooms overlook the grounds, and wedding guests receive a preferential rate. Don't forget the bridal suite and its huge, wraparound balcony on the night and morning after your wedding - complimentary for the bride and groom.


National Suite

This large and spectacular hospitality suite is capable of accommodating up to 300 seated guests for a traditional wedding breakfast and formal reception, and up to 400 for an informal celebration. The room is equipped with its own stage and a vaulted ceiling with controllable lighting system, so you are well set up for an evening party too!

Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 300 Guests
Informal Reception Capacity - 400 Guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 600 Guests

Lynx Roundall

Located on the first floor, this circular room is extremely popular for wedding celebrations and similar private events, and enjoys panoramic views across the grounds and golf courses. It has its own bar and is ideal for medium-sized formal receptions seating up to 150 guests. This room is also licensed for the conduct of civil wedding ceremonies.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 250 Guests
Formal Reception Capacity - 150 Guests
Informal Reception Capacity - 300 Guests

Catering And Packages

High-quality cuisine and a comprehensive selection of wines and other drinks can be enjoyed all year round at the East Sussex National in the Pavilion Restaurant, which is truly deserving of the hotel's AA current four-star rating.

Wedding breakfast menus at the East Sussex National are crafted around the seasons. With two selectors each for winter, spring, summer and autumn, you and your wedding guests will be able to enjoy the finest of the seasonally available, locally-sourced produce for your big day. Take a little peek at the venue's current menu packages, here.

The Spa

The East Sussex National has a lavish range of spa facilities on site. Offering 60 treatments, and the use of areas such as their aromatherapy rooms, pool and poolside relaxation area, monsoon shower and sauna, you and your guests can really pamper themselves if you decide to expand your big day into a more sociable wedding weekend.


There are 104 luxurious bedrooms and suites in the hotel, available at preferential rates for your wedding guests. A splendid bridal suite featuring a wraparound balcony is reserved for the newlyweds, with compliments of the house.

Get in touch with the hospitality team at the East Sussex National via the contact details to be found below.

East Sussex National
Little Horsted
East Sussex
TN22 5ES


  • Happy Bride and Groom

    We wouldn’t have changed a thing... and now we have memories we will cherish forever.

  • Mother of the Bride

    The food was amazing!

  • Happy Bride

    The whole day was amazing... nothing was too much trouble.

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