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The Lodge At Winchelsea

The Lodge at Winchelsea

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The Lodge at Winchelsea

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  • All-inclusive country wedding venue
  • Perfect for intimate celebrations
  • Licensed to host civil ceremonies
  • Evening receptions for up to 150 guests
  • 4-star accommodation; 28 ensuite rooms
  • All rooms available to you and your guests
  • Easily accessible, plenty of free parking
  • Sensible prices but exceeding expectations

Situated in historic Winchelsea, The Lodge is the perfect place for couples with a limited wedding budget planning a romantic and intimate celebration. Set in the shape of a traditional Sussex barn, it's a classic with a modern twist. The Lodge events team pride themselves on their professionalism and warm and welcoming customer service, making you and your guests feel 'right at home'.

Nestled in sumptuous National Trust countryside, and situated less than three miles from the ancient cobbled streets of Rye, The Lodge At Winchelsea will surely match or exceed expectations. Set against breathtaking backdrops and in stunning surroundings, your marriage celebrations will be like something out of a fairytale, with all the attention focused on you and your wedding guests.


The Lodge has won the Trip Advisor Award for Excellence for the 4th year running. It sits comfortably between Rye and Hastings, 1.5 miles from the sea. Host your dream wedding at The Lodge At Winchelsea and discover the region's Roman heritage, making your day a little extra special. There is a bistro style restaurant, a modern and well stocked bar/lounge, and all rooms are ensuite.


On your wedding day, the entire venue will be fully, exclusively dedicated to you and your guests. How's that for 'all eyes on me'? Your wedding will be tailored completely to your requirements with an expert team on hand to cater for all that your hearts desire.

And what's more, there are no immediate neighbours, so you and your wedding guests can carry on partying well into the night!

The Winchelsea Suite

The Winchelsea Suite is licensed for the conduct of civil marriage and partnership ceremonies. It will comfortably accommodate up to 60 seated guests, making it a perfectly private and intimate setting in which to recite your vows and exchange your rings.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 60 Guests

The Main Lodge

Set in the shape of a traditional Sussex Barn, The Lodge can comfortably seat more than 50 guests for a traditional three-course formal wedding meal, then over 100 for an evening party with a finger buffet. After your ceremony, you might well find yourselves gravitating inexorably towards the well-stocked bar - the ideal setting to host a reception filled with canapés and bottles of bubbly!

Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 80 Guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 150 Guests

The Wedding Room

Ideal for smaller occasions, this room is perfect for traditional wedding breakfast-style formal dining for around 40 guests, or 60 standing for an informal buffet. There are also tables outside, perfect for a relaxed drinks and canapés reception in the sunshine.

Formal Reception Capacity - 40 Guests
Informal Reception Capacity - 60 Guests


All cuisine is prepared and cooked fresh on the premises by the locally-renowned chef and his team. The style of presentation is largely your choice, from a formal multi-course wedding breakfast to a delicious buffet or finger food display at the evening party.


There are 28 ensuite bedrooms all available to you and your guests so don't worry about not being able to find somewhere to put up your dancing feet! All rooms have flatscreen televisions, free high-speed Wi-Fi, hairdryers, complimentary toiletries and tea or coffee making facilities. Your wedding party can choose from double, single or family rooms, so everyone gets what they require.

The morning after your fantastic event, you and your overnight wedding guests can wake up to a scrumptious, full English buffet breakfast where you can relive the celebrations of the previous day with your nearest and dearest. Best of all - it's on the house!

Get in touch with the weddings hospitality team at The Lodge At Winchelsea via the contact details below this listing.

The Lodge At Winchelsea
Hastings Road
East Sussex
TN36 4AD
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