- Venue Overview
Welcome to Battle Abbey – a Fairytale Wedding venue in the Sussex countryside.
A fully catered dream Battle Abbey Wedding could cost as little as £75 ahead all in!
Battle Abbey is a fantastic and unique wedding venue in East Sussex, situated in the beautiful and historic town of Battle. The memories of your special day will remain with you forever and it is important to ensure that every detail is perfect with no compromises! There are few venues that can offer such magic memories, bespoke service and superb photo opportunities as Battle Abbey. It’s also probably more affordable than you think…
The Abbey offers the distinct benefit of offering a complete wedding day in one location with a truly flexible space in which to stage your ceremony, reception drinks, wedding breakfast and evening event, and with enough space to avoid the need for turning around rooms with guests in occupation. Every wedding we hold is unique, entirely bespoke for you (on average we only hold around 17 weddings a year) so don’t hold back when discussing your ideas with us! With an elegant, sacred feeling space for ceremonies and drinks served on the top terrace overlooking one of the most famous battlefields in England surrounded by over 1000 years of history, Battle Abbey really has the wow factor you’re looking for.
We can seat up to 120 guests in the fantastic wood panelled Duke’s Library for your wedding breakfast, 150 for ceremonies and accommodate up to 250 for barbeque or garden party events and evening entertainment. We don’t have many restrictions but due to the size of the venue, we recommend a minimum of 65 guests for the day. All our Canapés, Starters, Mains and Desserts are prepared on-site using fresh and, where possible, local ingredients from East Sussex.
The cost to hold a wedding reception or ceremony and reception at Battle Abbey ranges from £3,000 (out of season midweek date) to £4,500 (summer season Saturday) and will include exclusive use of the Abbot’s House site and surrounding outdoor space. Pricing for drinks and food will depend entirely on your choices. We can lay on anything from a barbeque or hog roast up to a five-course sit down formal meal. If there’s something you particularly want, just ask!
All our weddings are unique and we pride ourselves on being flexible. We probably aren’t as expensive as you might expect; with average Saturday prices at £100 ahead (with plenty of ways to bring this figure down) and nearer £75 ahead midweek why not contact us to find out how much your dream Abbey wedding might cost? The pictures really don’t do the venue justice so please feel free to visit and see for yourself.
- Venue Details
- Civil Ceremony up to 150
- Wedding Breakfast up to 120
- Evening Reception up to 280
- Gardens/ Grounds
- Disabled Access
- Confetti Permitted
Organic and biodegradable only
- Wedding Exclusivity
- Dancing / Dance Floor
- In-house Catering
- BBQ/ Spit Roast
- Bridal/ Changing Room
- Wedding Co-ordinator
- Venue Testimonials
- Battle Abbey School and its incredible staff were heaven-sent for our wedding in October 2019. We could not have asked for more welcoming and helpful people to make our big day the best day of our lives. We came across Battle Abbey during one of the wedding fairs it was hosting, and as we walked in we knew instantly that we were meant to say our vows under an incredible painting, lit by the sun streaming through stained glass, warmed by a roaring fire and surrounded by history and the magnitude the Abbey holds. Our guests’ reaction to the venue was wonderful and every picture our photographer captured is filled with beauty and love, with a timelessness that only the Abbey could provide. Every moment in the lead-up and on the day has been so special and felt so personal to us – we wouldn’t have changed a thing! Thank you so much
The new Mr & Mrs S Pucci! (Married October 2019)
- Venue Notes
- Garden Party Barbeque Hog Roast - 250 Guests