Sussex Wedding Photographer

I’m lucky enough to live and work on the border of the incredibly beautiful counties of East and West Sussex and I spend many hours every week walking, running and cycling over them. I’m also lucky to shoot many weddings in East and West Sussex and I always bring my love of nature and the beautiful landscapes into my work. Along with the epic landscapes I take a natural documentary approach to weddings, creating beautiful images with my couples that are full of energy and emotion.

I’m a Sussex wedding photographer who’s based in Brighton and I’m perfectly situated to cover weddings in the counties of East Sussex,West Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Kent and London. If you’re looking for a modern, reportage / documentary wedding photographer to cover your surrey wedding or home counties wedding or Sussex wedding you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a little information to help you choose your Sussex wedding venue and links to some of my recent weddings at those venues.

View over Sussex from the Motte and Bailey Castle on the South Downs

West Sussex barn venues.

Grittenham Barn wedding venue – Such a stunning and charming venue, beautifully situated in view of the South Downs, North of Chichester and West of Petworth. I’ve shot more than 35 weddings at Grittenham Barn and I’m always inspired to create something unique for my lovely couples there. See some of my most recent weddings as a recommended Wedding Photographer at Grittenham Barn

Grittenham Barn wedding venue viewed from across the fields to the North East.

Upwaltham Barns wedding venue – An absolutely beautiful barn venue surrounded by beautiful views, in the heart of beautiful West Sussex countryside, situated in the heart of the South Downs National Park. See some of my most recent weddings as a recommended Upwaltham Barns wedding photographer.

Bride and Groom walking down the hill towards Upwaltham Barns wedding venue

Cissbury Barns wedding venue – When I shot my first Cissbury Barns wedding I was spellbound in an instant. The surrounding countryside is breathtaking and the golden hour there over the valley is to die for and looks more like Tuscany that the South East of England! Here’s my gorgeous Cissbury Barns weddings page and I’m looking forward to returning.

Cissbury Barns ceremony barn

Farbridge Barn wedding venue – A spacious and attractive venue, beautifully situated close to the South Downs in stunning countryside nestled in between Chichester and Midhurst. I’m recommended by Farbridge and you can see some of my recent Farbridge wedding photography.

Farbridge viewed across the field of sheep

Brookfield Barn wedding venue – A lovely big barn with views over their own golf course. I’ve shot a few weddings here and will be back for more in 2020. Here’s my most recent wedding at Brookfield Barn.

Devils Dyke Farm wedding venue – One of the newest venues around, nestled on the South Downs above Brighton, with beautiful views across the South Downs to the sea. Please take a look at my Devils Dyke Farm weddings.

The Tithe Barn, Petersfield – An enormous and incredibly beautiful barn on the border of West Sussex and Hampshire. See some of my many weddings at the Tithe Barn.

Fitzleroi Barn wedding venue – A stunning and picturesque barn venue in the heart of beautiful West Sussex countryside. The views over the fields behind the barn are sensational! See my most recent Fitzleroi Barn wedding.

Bride and groom walking with views across the fields at Fitzleroi Barn

Southend Barns wedding venue – A very pretty barn venue near Chichester in West Sussex. The buildings and barn are beautiful, they have a pretty meadow and the gardens and undercover areas around the barn present lots of great opportunities. See my most recent Southend Barns Wedding.

Southend Barns wedding reception late evening under a glowing sky

Long Furlong Barn wedding venue – A very majestic and barn nesstled on the South Downs with lovely views of the Downs and over the surrounding farm land. See my most recent wedding at Long Furlong Barn.

Long Furlong Barn wedding venue

East Sussex barn venues.

Hendall Manor Barns wedding venue – A magnificent pristine barn with a backdrop of the stunning manor house and cottage. Weddings at the barn are very relaxed and fun and there are so many lovely photographic opportunities in the grounds and surrounding countryside. I’ve been recommended by Nicola and Peter for many years and I absolutely love shooting weddings there. Please take a look at my Hendall Manor Barn weddings.

Hendall Manor Barns pond at golden hour

Pangdean Old Barn wedding venue – A wonderful venue at the foot of the South Downs, just North of Brighton, overlooking beautiful fields and farmland. If you want a real treat for your guests, their Hunger Pangs catering will not disappoint, it’s quite simply fabulous! See many of my most recent weddings as a recommended Pangdean Old Barn wedding photographer.

Sussex wedding photography at Pangdean Barn

Court Gardens Farm barn wedding venue – An idyllic venue and working vineyard in Ditchling, East Sussex. A good sized barn with a mezzanine level, pretty courtyard and plenty of space in the adjoining field for a very large marquee. Views over the South Downs in the top field and views over the vineyard to the North. See my most recent Court Gardens Farm wedding photography.

The Sussex Barn wedding venue – A rustic and beautifully situated barn venue on a working farm in Hellingly. The views over adjoining farmland are breathtaking and the rustic barn has plenty of room for the wedding breakfast and reception . See my most recent Sussex Barn wedding photography.

The Blackstock Farm barn wedding venue – An interesting and atmospheric barn venue North of Hellingly with attractive views over the hills to the West and plenty of room for your wedding breakfast and reception. See my most recent Blackstock Farm wedding photography.

Alternative Sussex wedding venues

The Chantry wedding chapel wedding venue – The Chantry is the sweetest and most beautiful little chapel. The chapel was a decommissioned Baptist Church that was restored to its former glory and recommissioned as a wedding chapel. It’s situated in the heart of East Sussex near Heathfield and it’s the perfect place for a gorgeous wedding ceremony and outdoor drinks reception. Please take a look at my most recent wedding ceremony and drinks reception at the Chantry.

Meeting House Chapel at Sussex University – An absolutely stunning and colourful chapel in the grounds of Sussex University, perfect for a Sussex wedding. See my most recent Sussex University Meeting House wedding ceremony.

Mid Sussex Golf Club wedding venue – I’ve shot several weddings at Mid Sussex Golf Club and it’s a lovely venue with stunning views and access around the gold course on the buggy. There’s so much opportunity for your Sussex wedding here. Here’s my most recent Mid Sussex Golf Club weddings.

West Sussex hotel, chapel and manor wedding venues.

Wiston House wedding venue – An absolutely breathtaking 16th century manor house wedding venue at the foot of the South Downs in Wiston, West of Steyning. The gardens are vast, the architectural elegance of the Manor is beautiful and an exciting backdrop for photography. Wiston House caters for small to large weddings in it’s lovely Great Hall with it’s famous vaulted ceiling and Minstral’s Gallery. See my most recent Wiston House wedding photography.

View of Wiston House through the trees

Lancing College Chapel venue – You need a connection and permission from the Archbishop of Canterbury to get married at Lancing College Chapel and if you get the opportunity, it will blow your mind! I’ve shot several weddings at the chapel and it’s insanely beautiful! Here’s some gorgeous weddings there Lancing College Chapel weddings.

Wedding ceremony inside Lancing College Chapel

Hurstpierpoint College Chapel wedding venue – Another stunning chapel on a grand scale, surrounded by beautiful architecture and beautiful grounds. Here’s my most recent Hurstpierpoint College Chapel wedding.

Sussex wedding photography at Hurstpierpoint College Chapel

Alexander House Hotel wedding venue – The sister hotel to Ashdown Park and the Grand in Eastbourne and situated in Turners Hill, North of East Grinstead, Alexander House is a beautiful building that in part dates back to the 17th century. This luxury hotel is elegant, stylish and full of character, inside and out. They cater for small to large weddings and the stylish rooms make the perfect backdrop for weddings in wet weather. See my most recent Alexander House wedding photography.

Slaugham Place wedding venue – Set in and around the beautiful kept ruins of Slaugham Place, weddings here are a joy to photograph and a spectacle too. The marquee is big and is suitable for large weddings. The light can be absolutely magical here and even when it rains it’s gorgeous! Heres my most recent Slaugham Place wedding.

outside wedding ceremony at Slaugham Place

East Sussex hotel, manor, priory and castle wedding venues.

Wadhurst Castle wedding venue – Weddings at the castle are always relaxed and full of opportunity, with lovely gardens around the castle and in the surrounding countryside. With drinks receptions on the lawn outside the castle and speeches on the steps of the castle, couples and their guests make full use of this beautiful backdrop.  See my most recent weddings at Wadhurst Castle.

Bride and groom outside Wadhurst Castle

Hever Castle wedding venue – Hever Castle doesn’t need much of an introduction, being one of the most famous castles in the world. Hever Castle’s history is rich and varied and spans more than 700 years. Originally built as the first medieval defensive castle in 1270, with a gatehouse and walled bailey, it subsequently became home to one of the most powerful families in the country in the 15th and 16th centuries, the Boleyns. It truly is a fabulous wedding venue to work at and the weddings there are not only beautiful, but they are incredibly relaxed and full of amazing opportunities. See my most recent weddings at Hever Castle and pre-wedding and engagement shoots at Hever Castle.

Hever Castle viewed from the beyond the moat

Michelham Priory wedding venue – I fell in love with Michelham Priory as soon as I crossed the moat and stepped in through the gates. Historically Michelham Priory is the site of a former Augustine Priory, founded in 1229. The priory was reported as being in a ruinous condition in 1398 and the Priory was seized in 1537 under Henry VIII during the Dissolution of the monasteries. The priory and its possessions was then granted to Thomas Cromwell. Following Cromwell’s execution in 1540, it was granted to Anne of Cleves. The existing Priory’s East and North wings were built in the 13th Century and the later addition of the West wing in the 16th Century, built around the same time as the timber barn. As a bride and groom you have so much to enjoy here, the stunning architecture of the Priory itself, the majesty of the grade II listed barn or the extensive gardens that are the icing on the cake for any wedding. This is a truly magical wedding venue, as you’ll see from my wedding at Michelham Priory.

Bride and groom outside Michelham Priory with classic car

Stanmer House Brighton wedding venue – A magnificent manor house set in the surrounding parkland of Stanmer Park in Brighton. Weddings here are spoilt for stunning views behind and in front of the house and the architecture is absolutely beautiful. I’ve shot several weddings there and it’s one of my favourite Brighton wedding venues. See my recent weddings at Stanmer House.

Hotel Du Vin Brighton wedding venue – In the heart of Brighton’s busy city centre, just across the road from the Brighton seafront, is the charming Hotel Du Vin. With so many lovely opportunities on the seafront, an interesting building with a lovely mezzanine level your wedding reception, the magnificent domed ballroom in Pub Du Vin for the wedding reception, HDV has everything you need for a fantastic wedding. Let’s not forget the food because it’s sensational! See my recent weddings at Brighton Hotel Du Vin.

South Lodge wedding venue – South Lodge can cater for large and small weddings and its grounds are extensive with stunning far reaching views. Fabulous wedding venue and lots of opportunity for fabulous weddings and  photography. Here’s a recent South Lodge wedding.

Confetti shower during a South Lodge wedding

Pelham House Lewes wedding venue – A magnificent manor house in the stunning town of Lewes, with beautiful gardens, opportunities for ceremonies inside and outside and plenty of opportunity for lovely wedding photos. Wedding there are very chilled and picturesque. See some of my recent weddings at Pelham House.

Buxted Park wedding venue – An attractive and popular hotel wedding venue that offers a great backdrop for your wedding with versatility for weddings in any season and in any weather conditions. The hotel is full of character inside and out, space is never an issue and there’s always an opportunity for a unique set of wedding images throughout the grounds. See my most recent Buxted Park wedding photography.

Bride and groom at golden hour against a backdrop of Buxted Park

Great Ote Hall wedding venue – This is a gem of a wedding venue, situated in between Wivlesfield and Haywards Heath, a venue that not many people will have seen or heard of. It’s nestled away in stunning grounds and feels as thought it’s miles from anywhere. The building is breathtaking and the grounds are beautiful!

Wedding reception and the Great Ote Hall in West Sussex

Birling Manor wedding venue – A wonderful wedding venue, suitable for small weddings accommodated in the hall/barn and larger weddings using a Marquee in the gardens and the hall/barn for the ceremony. Both options work very well and neither affects the fabulous views over the Downland towards Belle Tout lighthouse on the hill or the backdrop of the beautiful manor house. I love working here and please take a look at my recent Birling Manor wedding photography.

Ashdown Park Hotel wedding venue – A thoroughly versatile and stunning wedding venue that offers a whole range of wedding options to suit a variety of style and sizes of weddings. Whether you have 150 guests or 10 guests, there’s something here for everyone. The attention to detail and professionalism is unsurpassed and photographing weddings here is an absolute joy. See my most recent Ashdown Park wedding photography.



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