The Ravenswood

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The Ravenswood Map PinCinder Hill, Sharpthorne, West Sussex
The Ravenswood is set in the heart of the English countryside, surrounded by the beautiful rolling hills of Sharpthorne, West Sussex. Our beautiful estate boasts 18 acres of landscaped lawns, gardens and lakes as well as a magnificent manor house to give you a truly special day. With our selection of venue spaces, extensive land, and licences for civil weddings both inside and outside, we can help you create your dream day.



Congratulations on your engagement! You are now in an exciting stage of wedding planning. Along with what you’ll wear on your special day, the ideal setting for your wedding should be at the top of your list!

Whether you are getting married, converting your civil partnership or holding a civil partnership ceremony, we would love to host your ceremony or reception.

♥ 15th century building

♥ 4 stunning function suites

♥ 34 bedrooms including four poster rooms

♥ Civil ceremony licence (indoor and outdoor)

♥ Located in the rolling countryside of Sharpthorne, West Sussex

♥ Wide selection of menu choices including vegetarian and vegan options

♥ Honeymoon Suite with views over the grounds (included in your package)

♥ Brand new Getting Ready Room

♥ 18 acres of land including 4 lakes, rose garden, secret garden and forest walk with ruins

We want your day to be about you, which is why we only offer exclusive hire of the venue spaces. Or if you truly want to become lord or lady of the manor, you can exclusively hire the entire manor, giving you 34 ensuite bedrooms for you and your guests to enjoy.

We have 3 function rooms for use during the different parts of your day. The Princess Beatrice Suite (named after the daughter of Queen Victoria, who once lived here), The Jacobean Suite and The Baronial Hall (the original 15th Century site of the building). These seat up to 150 guests for your wedding breakfast and up to 300 guests for your evening reception.

Our stunning 18 acres of land contain a pavilion, 4 lakes, ruins, bridges, pleasure gardens and even a giant chair. Our director of the grounds has 10 years of experience as a wedding photographer and so has ensured a fabulous selection of picturesque spots for your photographs.

We would love to invite you for a private tour of The Ravenswood, to see how our beautiful venue may be just what you are looking for.

Contact us now to see how we can help you plan your special day!

Don't miss our regular Open Evenings and Weddings Fairs, see our website for dates.  Our next Wedding Fair is Sunday 17th February 2019, 11am - 3pm.


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Our Wedding Coordinator Samantha Wordie
Samantha Wordie
Weddings Manager and Owner
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Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 - based on 1 reviews

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by on Wed, 4th October, 2017

Dear Sam, Tash, Stuart and Zoe It’s impossible to express how grateful we are for your support and generosity in helping to make our day happen. You really did save our wedding and help to make it so incredibly memorable. You all went above and beyond and we just can’t thank you enough. Sending so much love Margaret and Simon