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Exclusive-use, historic townhouse wedding venue near Eastbourne

If you’re searching for a wedding venue near Eastbourne, you’ll find plenty to choose from. But only Pelham House offers everything you could dream of and more, all under one roof…

The venue

Welcome to Pelham House, a luxury wedding venue located in the heart of East Sussex. If you’re searching for your dream wedding venue near Eastbourne, Pelham House is sure to tick all of your boxes. With its elegant architecture, breathtaking views, and manicured gardens, this elegant grade II listed property is the perfect place to say ‘I do’.

The Georgian townhouse dates back to the 16th century, perfectly pairing historic features with modern luxuries and contemporary design. The union of history and contemporary makes Pelham House a wonderful setting for your wedding day.

The house is exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding, meaning that your entire wedding celebration can be held in privacy at Pelham House. You can arrive early and make use of our dedicated preparation space, The Dressing Room, on the morning of your wedding. Choose from large, lavish reception rooms and intimate spaces throughout the day, from the ceremony to the evening party. Then retire to your honeymoon suite in the luxury townhouse. Finally, with 28 bedrooms, your guests can all stay at Pelham House too.

The next morning you can enjoy breakfast together and relive the best moments from the day before saying farewell.

Great location near Eastbourne

A hidden gem in the heart of rural Sussex, Pelham House is a wedding venue full of surprises.

Just a 40-minute drive from Eastbourne, the property lies in Lewes town centre. The location is within walking distance from the town’s train station, meaning guests can easily travel to Pelham House for your special day.

A wedding venue like no other, Pelham House is surrounded by beautiful gardens and outstanding views across the rolling hills of the South Downs. And although the transport links are excellent, once you arrive at the peaceful property, you will feel as though you are a million miles from city life. Found in the Lewes conservation area, Pelham House neighbours a historic Norman castle and in the nearby town centre, medieval streets and charming cottages come together. You’ll also find a host of independent shops and restaurants in Lewes, offering the perfect opportunity for guests to extend their stay and explore after your wedding.

If you’re looking for an outdoor wedding, the gardens of Pelham House make a picturesque spot, surrounded by Grade II listed snapped flint walls with the option to exchange vows under the elegant gazebo. The building’s exterior shows off historic details, with original features such as sash windows, mews buildings and the arrival courtyard. Inside, you’ll find sophisticated spaces with plenty of options for your couple photographs, including the reception with its Doric columns and signature ceiling art to the sweeping main staircase.

The tranquil setting, with stunning countryside vistas and elegant interiors, makes Pelham House a truly romantic setting. The perfect location for you to say your wedding vows.


Want to find out more?

The best way to discover whether Pelham House is the right venue for you is to see it in person. Book a visit and come and see the beauty for yourself!

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Picturing yourself walking down the aisle already? Then it’s time to make those dreams a reality.



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