The Museum as a Wedding Venue

The Weald & Downland Living Museum is a unique location for your wedding, set in the heart of the South Downs National Park.

At the Museum, over 50 historic buildings set in a beautiful 19th century park provide an outstanding backdrop for your great day, with plenty of idyllic settings for your photographs.

The Museum currently has two buildings licensed for civil wedding ceremonies:

  • The Downland Gridshell, an innovative modern timber building, can accommodate ceremonies for up to 180 people.
  • Upper Hall, a licensed ceremony room that can seat up to 50 people.

Wedding Brochure Download

Please download our Wedding Brochure (PDF, 3Mb) for more information.

Wedding Hire Bookings

2022 dates are still available in our beautiful 16th century Upper Hall, a licensed ceremony room seating up to 50 people.

We have now released our 2023 dates for the unique Downland Gridshell which seats up to 180 people. There is limited availability so please contact Georgia on the link below for the available dates.

To discuss how we can help make your day unforgettable and to arrange a viewing, please contact Georgia at or on 01243 811032.

Photo Gallery

Photos 1-2 by VLA Photography, photos 17-21 by Fiona Mills Art.

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