We’re biased, we know, but there’s just so many reasons why local couples and those from further afield choose to tie the knot in stunning Sussex. Whether you’re after a romantic and rustic countryside celebration, a seaside ceremony or an out of this world outfit, you’ve come to the right place…
Boasting the picturesque South Downs and miles upon miles of rolling countryside, Sussex is an ideal base for a country wedding, be it in a manor house, barn or field! We love that, thanks to good road links, the country is easily accessible, meaning you can escape the hustle and bustle of it all in minutes. Just think of how pretty your wedding photographs will be…
Oh We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!
From pretty, nostalgic resorts like Eastbourne and Worthing to the bright lights of quirky and cool Brighton, Sussex’s seasides really are a stunning bunch! Go for romantic photographs on the beach, a ceremony over looking the sea or for a true summer DIY wedding, how about a picnic or BBQ on the beach?
People come from far and wide for our talented wedding dress designers – Joanne Fleming, and Oh My Honey to name just a few, not forgetting our wealth of wonderful wedding dress boutiques too. However, Sussex is not just the perfect place to find the dream dress, with fabulous suit designers Gresham Blake and Hugo Morris, also been based here. And whatever you do, don’t forget the fun and fabulous Brighton-based Irregular Choice shoes for the bride and her lucky bridesmaids to add some quirkiness to that strut down the aisle.
Wedding Guest Get-Away
Rated in the top ten most visited counties in the U.K, (East) Sussex is an especially popular destination for holiday-makers and sightseers. With that in mind, having a Sussex wedding can make a memorable holiday away from home for guests, if they tag on a weekend before or after the wedding. There’s plenty of great hotels to stay at and it means wedding celebrations can continue over a few days longer too – win, win!
Spoilt For Choice Hen and Stag Dos
On a similar note, with so much to do – be it partying it up in Brighton or indulging in some pre-wedding relaxation, those who choose to have their before-the-big-day ‘do in Sussex will be spoilt for choice!
Jet Away (or Stay) After Your Big Day
In Sussex, you’re never too far away from Gatwick airport, where you can jet straight off to almost anywhere in the world… or, why not stay on the sunny south coast and have your honeymoon here? We wouldn’t blame you!
Sussex = Sunny!
Speaking of sunshine, Sussex was recently named THE sunniest place in the U.K by the Telegraph, so chances are if you’re planning an outdoor wedding, the weather will behave itself… Festival in a field anyone?
Cool and Creative Suppliers
If you’re after something that little bit different, be sure to check out Sussex’s sensational wedding suppliers. From quirky photographers to fabulous flowers, amazing food (that cater for vegetarians, vegans and those with gluten and dairy allergies) to fun and unique additions (think retro ice cream vans, lawn games and photobooths), we’re a very talented and creative county!
One of A Kind Jewellery
Brighton’s South Laines is famous for it’s winding passageways of jewellery shops. Not only is it a great place to snoop out that all important bridal and mother of the bride jewellery, but also the grooms and groomsmen’s cufflinks and one of a kind wedding and engagement rings too.
Don’t just take out word for it, you can read about why each of the couples we feature here at Love Sussex Wedding, chose Sussex for their wedding in all the real weddings we feature! Have we tempted you to have a Sussex wedding? We’d love to know!