The Wedding Day Story at Southend BarnsSouthend Barns is built on a stunning working farm in the beautiful West Sussex Countryside. They have been lovingly restored with rustic charm. It is filled with romantic touches and is surrounded by truly beautiful landscaped gardens. There are also peaceful courtyards and it is a truly magical setting for your wedding celebration.
Getting Ready SuiteTucked away behind a large metal door is a beautiful one bedroom suite with a large indoor vaulted ceiling room. This is where you will get ready. With lots of furry textures and gorgeous patterns, you will begin your day here with your make-up and hairdresser. I usually arrive at the barns around 11 am. The room has a large table so you might be able to accommodate several bridesmaids, having their and make-up simultaneously. The mixtures of concrete, fur, cow patterns and simple, elegance threads throughout the Southend Barns. These modern themes area echoed in this room and bathroom. There is a TV and outlets for playing music on your mobile while you get ready. The apartment is used to get ready by the bride, which is also used for romantic, couple photos later in the day.
Dairy Barn – Inside Ceremony BarnThe Dairy Barn is licensed for Civil Ceremony or partnerships. With a delightful sweeping aisle, exposed wooden beams and benches made of sweet chestnut, the Wedding Barn is a truly idyllic setting for couples to exchange vows.
The Threshing Barn – Wedding BreakfastYou can dine and dance the night away in the magnificent 200-year-old Threshing Barn which emits warmth and character, with its authentic wooden beams and wrought iron chandeliers. The large windows provide you with stunning views of the surrounding gardens and stunning sunsets over The South Downs.
The NEW Secret Garden – Outside Wedding GardenAfter the Summer we have had (2018), everyone wants to get married outside and Southend Barns has just built a brand new, modern, elegant outside wedding area. The materials used outside area echoed throughout the wedding venue. There are oak and grey polished cement, stone and pretty flowers with apples growing up the walls. The plants currently around the edge will soon mature thereby growing up and hiding the area above the wall. In time, Southend Barns will have a stunning, outside wedding ceremony area, very aptly named “The Secret Garden”.
The Collecting Yard and Garden is a romantic and tranquil setting. It features a quiet hideaway and provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding. As night falls, the gardens will come alive with the twinkling of the lanterns. The lanterns, along with the crackling of the roaring fire pit to make an enchanting evening setting.
You can prepare for one of the biggest days of your lives at Southend Barn in the calm and luxurious surroundings. The Bridal Suite, which is in its very own private courtyard within the grounds of Southend Barns is where you will start.
Rooms for Your Guests – The BlacksmithsSituated just half a mile up the road is The Blacksmiths, our relaxed and stylish pub with three uniquely furnished bedrooms.
• Stunning working farm in Chichester• Licensed for all Civil Ceremonies with an outdoor ceremony area option• 200-year-old Threshing Barn is ideal for a wedding breakfast and evening reception• Romantic and tranquil setting• Bridal Suite has its own private courtyard within the Barns• Attentive and professional team to help you plan the perfect day