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Gildredge Manor

Old Town, East Sussex

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Gildredge Manor

Old Town, East Sussex

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Reviews (80)

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21 October 2019

My partner & I attended a very special wedding here a week ago, it was amazing. The venue is beautifully styled and well laid out, the rooms and grounds are simply lovely. The atmosphere of the place is amazing, the staff who run it are completely professional friendly, kind and unobtrusive. Definitely a top venue, if we marry again we know where to book :) Well done Gildredge. 10/10 More...

L
21 October 2019

Great venue for a wedding. Beautiful house and gardens

K
7 October 2019

The fooddddddddd!!!!

A
30 September 2019

Wonderful day. Many thanks to all the staff that made it so special for our daughter and son in law. Would definately recommend this venue. Beautiful house and grounds.

V
25 September 2019

Dogs can run around

L
21 September 2019

Beautiful place to have a wedding

I
9 September 2019

#elitediscos had a great night supplying the disco for Lisa & Andrew anniversary party last night many thanks for booking us for your special occasion. www.elitediscos.net a professional disco More...

J
22 August 2019

Very nice place very nice people

C
22 August 2019

Beautiful house, recently restored as a venue. Excellent food and drink at the wedding we attended. Parking is difficult.

S
10 August 2019

Most incredible beautiful venue run by the sweetest, helpful and accommodating team. Everything was perfect! Couldn’t recommend enough.

H
8 August 2019

Stunning venue that's been lovingly restored. Run by really friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful!

J
16 July 2019

Beautiful venue. Staff are very nice and friendly. Was there for my cousin's wedding and the whole event went without a hitch! Thank you for helping create a wonderful day for her and her new husband! More...

J
30 June 2019

Last Saturday was the wedding of one of my best friends, and what a wonderful venue they chose for the event in Gildredge Manor. The staff were all very helpful, polite, friendly and always had a smile. With beautiful grounds, everything so well kept and lovely big rooms across both floors, this really makes a stunning wedding venue. I'm not sure whether it was the venue or a different caterer, but the food was all very good and well presented too.The evening was very well organised, and we certainly enjoyed having a pool table to enjoy a few games on as well! Several different rooms and an outside area made it nice and easy to find somewhere a little quieter if need be. All in all, a lovely venue! More...

K
30 June 2019

Stunning location! Great for weddings and functions and great for photoshoots.

C
30 June 2019

Good

A
23 June 2019

Thank you so much for the most beautiful day, everything went so smoothly. All the staff were so lovely and polite. The venue speaks for itself it’s simply wonderful and beautiful. A big thanks to John who was super helpful and friendly. Our day was just perfect ❤️ More...

W
23 June 2019

I've worked with many venues over the years with my mobile disco company Twilite and very few have come close to being as welcoming, friendly and hospitable as John and his team.

D
22 June 2019

Lovely day - thank you. Great venue and friendly staff

C
16 June 2019

Gildredge Manor is the most wonderful venue run by some of the most beautiful, kind-hearted people we've ever had the fortune to meet. I am so very glad that we chose the Manor as our wedding venue because it was all we ever could have wished for and more. The team that run it are second to none and an absolute credit to the Manor. I would 100% recommend it to anybody looking to book an event and I'm incredibly grateful to John, Jacqui, and all their team members for making our day so special and memorable for all the right reasons. We couldn't have done it without them. More...

M
19 May 2019

We had the most wonderful evening last night at our charity ball. I would highly recommend Gildredge Manor as a venue. The property has been restored and decorated to a very High standard and is stunning. The staffing team were welcoming, helpful and happy to help with any queries and changes to our plans. I think all our guests felt so special. Huge thank you to John and his team. More...

D
26 April 2019

Really nice place

A
26 April 2019

We had our wedding reception here in March and it is simply stunning. We didn't have to worry about the weather because the inside of the manor is just gorgeous and everything you could ever want! So many of our guests couldn't believe how beautiful it was, truly Eastbourne'ss greatest hidden gem as I like to call it! John and his team were super helpful leading up to the day and made sure everything ran smoothly. Thank you! More...

S
26 April 2019

This place is just fantastic Had the privilege of doing a photo shoot here If I was to ever think of getting married again (not likely) this would be the dream place locally

S
21 April 2019

10/10! We cannot recommend this venue enough. It is a beautiful house set within amazing gardens. The various rooms meant our guests had somewhere to sit and chat if they didn't want to join in with the disco. It also gave us some fabulous photo opportunities, which our photographer took full advantage of. We had an amazing wedding here and everything went so smoothly thanks to John and the team at Gildredge Manor. We received such a personal service from John, who answered all our questions quickly and honestly. We were able to view the venue multiple times in the build up to the big day, which really helped with planning, especially as we had guests with limited mobility to consider. John completely understood what we wanted our wedding to be and could not have done more to make it a reality. More...

H
14 April 2019

Wow, where do I start What a truly beautiful day myself and my husband had! The most stunning venue, beautiful grounds and absolutely fantastic staff, John you made our day so seamless and perfect! I cannot recommend this beautiful place enough. Thank you! Mr and Mrs Poolton More...

C
27 March 2019

Went to a wedding reception here, a lovely venue right on Gildredge Park with a traditional / classy feel to the place. The wedding reception seemed to run smoothly without any obvious hick ups. Not too far from the town centre if your traveling in by train. More...

C
25 February 2019

Lovely place.

A
25 February 2019

Lovely venue for a wedding

N
3 February 2019

Lovingly and carefully brought back to its former glory - in fact, possibly even better! Mark & Emma have created a unique venue in this beautiful, historic Eastbourne building which oozes history from every restored floorboard, plaster moulding and stair rail. But, more than the fabric of the building, the decor and furniture create an ambience of relaxed luxury with a wide range of settings lending themselves to all kinds of purposes. The long gallery on the first floor gathers light from dawn to dusk while the dark panelled library on the ground floor yells ‘Victorian Gentlemen’s Club’ with its high-back leather chairs and soft sofas. The garden room is perfect for both a wedding ceremony or an evening party from where you can spill out in to the semi-formal gardens with a long G&T or Pimms. John and the team of staff are personable and faultlessly helpful - an event held here will be one you remember. More...

S
26 January 2019

Fab venue food lovely ,staff excerlent .Beautiful gardens .No good for some one who cannot do stairs ,etc.lot of stairs leading up to the menu also. Wedding meals also served up stairs .But such a great venue ,should think in the summer it would be amazing . More...

J
5 January 2019

My husband and I got married on the 28 December at Gildredge Manor. My wedding day was hands down the best day of my life and that was largely due to how beautiful and perfect the venue was. John, general manager, was so amazing on the day and made us all feel so relaxed the day before and also on the day. He is such a credit to the Gildredge team! The caterers, Food Glorious Food, were incredible on the day but also leading up our wedding day. The food was honestly the best food I have ever had! Our initial meeting with Emma and Mark, when we first decided on the venue also made us feel relaxed and excited knowing we were in such good hands. We had also so much fun in the evening with the entertainment provided by Elite DIscos, who were very professional and played excellent music all night! Every single guest commented on how perfect Gildredge Manor was, most even saying that it was the best venue they had ever been for a wedding. I highly recommend Gildredge Manor. It was perfect. Thank you, Love Mr and Mrs Reynolds x More...

J
31 December 2018

Absolutely stunning venue and beautiful, helpful kind hearted staff x

H
13 November 2018

The most Wonderful day of our lives!! There are no other words

A
10 November 2018

We got married at Gildredge Manor a few weeks ago. We had the best day, thanks goes to the Gildredge team - they were great. From our initial meeting with Emma and Mark, who have lovingly restored the beautiful venue, the staff on the day, and special thanks to John who made the day run smoothly, we cannot fault it. The venue itself is stunning and the manor feels like your own for the day. All our guests commented on how beautiful the venue was and the staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you again from Mr and Mrs Hobbs More...

V
28 October 2018

Beautiful setting. Lovely staff. Came here for a wedding last weekend. Slightly strange food. Had the soup to start with and it came with an onion Bhaji which I thought was weird. Was a bit spread out but if you were to hire such a large space that's to be expected. The only thing I can think of which isn't good is that there is no parking at the venue. Ok for the weekend as you can park on single yellow lines but imagine can be a bit of a mare if you are using during the week. Loved the little maze which the kids can play in More...

L
9 October 2018

We got married here on Saturday and we can honestly say it was the most magical day of our lives. John and the team are brilliant and helped everything to run so smoothly, we would have been lost without that! We would highly recommend this venue, each of our guests loved it as well! Thank you so much guys for making our day so magical xx More...

D
28 September 2018

An amazing day for my friends Craig and Reef....the staff....totally loving John.....nothing to much for them. Great manor, surroundings and setting. Excellent venue and thanx for making a beautiful day for two very special people and all their guests. Thanx xxx More...

M
28 September 2018

This old manor house is in the middle of town, but bordered by parkland; on the lawns you would think you were on a country estate, not 5 minutes from the town center. The staff here are friendly and the there's a selection of rooms ranging from "quirky modern" to "Victorian wood panelling and chesterfield sofa".Parking is an issue: Leave the car and take a cab, you're close enough to the town centre that it's not a problem even at 2am. More...

C
31 August 2018

Myself and Aretha had our wedding here yesterday. A fantastic day, superb venue and service. Excellent catering by Julia from Food Glorious Food and a big thanks to John and all the staff at Gildredge Manor for making our big day so very special

D
19 August 2018

Approaching our 1st Anniversary and our memories of our day at Gildredge Manor are still very much alive! We had the most amazing experience from start to finish and couldn’t have been looked after any better. I would thoroughly recommend the entire experience. Nothing was too much trouble and we truly felt that we were the only people who ever got married there ! Beautiful, stylish, comfortable, stunning, classy ...... all of the above apply. Thanks to everyone who made our day so special. We will never forget all you did for us xxxx More...

J
14 August 2018

The whole experience is amazing. The grounds are looked after, each room is a picture and caters for all. The staff are very polite, friendly and helpful. The whole ceremony and reception can be held there and it wouldn't mattered if it rained More...

M
2 July 2018

Great wedding for my darling daughter.

L
8 May 2018

Lovely venue and the staff are very welcoming.

L
6 May 2018

Mark and Emma We cannot thank you enough for our amazing day. It was exactly how we had envisaged feeling. Our family and friends were superbly looked after by your "wedding ninjas" How on earth did they manage to have our every need attended to without us even asking? A fantastic team who all did you very proud. Who knew John was so good with a hula hoop? Jemma was outstanding as were the Food Glorious Food staff and your bar staff efficient and friendly. Your doorman was polite and made sure the DJ was looked after. The recommendations you gave us, Elite disco's and Sovereign Cakes did not disappoint. Reggie our dog had a great time during the afternoon so many thanks for allowing him to come. We felt overwhelmed with the love, kindness and emotion of the day and you certainly gave us lasting memories of a wedding day exactly as we had planned. Chilled, relaxed, inclusive, fun, and emotional...Just perfect!!! More...

J
18 April 2018

Stunning wedding venue, superb staff.

J
24 December 2017

Our hosts made all of us feel so special.
It's such a beautiful ambience. The atmosphere is so warm and pleasant. You would not be disappointed.

K
18 December 2017

We were lucky enough to celebrate our wedding at Gildredge Manor on 9/12/17 and what a wonderful day it was! A beautiful venue made even more special by such wonderful people who absolutely made our day! I could not recommend the venue, Emma and Mark or Ang enough. Thank you all so much xxx More...

C
17 December 2017

Went to a wedding here, great service, unfortunately food wasn't the best

P
11 December 2017

Emma and Mark are the nicest people you could ever wish to meet, they will help you any way they can,they are kind,extremely organized and determined to make every ones day, a day to remember. I have had the privilege to get to know Emma and Mark and their lovely family over the years and safely say you`ll be so looked after . More...

C
5 November 2017

Thank you all again for all your hard work on our big day! We had so many positive comments about your beautiful venue, everything ran so smoothly and nothing was too much trouble. Our day was absolutely perfect and we can't thank you enough! Chloe and Ross � More...

L
2 August 2017

Perfect day in a perfect venue!! Angie was amazing!! Cannot recommend this venue enough! So beautiful. Xxxx

M
3 July 2017

What a beautiful place it was. Amazing went to my friend's wedding on Saturday and well if I ever got married that's where I would like to get married it's such a beautiful place. The staff friendly, the food was fantastic the scenery was beautiful I just don't really know how to put it in words but I would definitely definitely go there again ��� More...

H
24 June 2017

We got married at Gildredge Manor on Saturday and cannot recommend highly enough! The venue and setting are gorgeous, catering is fantastic and the service couldn't be better. Emma, Mark and Angie make the most amazing team, answering any questions and taking care of everything in the lead up and throughout the day. Nothing was too much trouble and we can't thank them enough! We have been inundated with compliments from guests who have told us that it was relaxed, classy and fun and that the venue was superb! Highly recommended! More...

J
23 June 2017

The best venue with the nicest hosts and team you could wish to meet. Love this place!

K
27 May 2017

Wonderful venue and the most lovely owners Emma & Mark - thank you for creating such a superb wedding venue in a Georgian Manor house so tastefully restored - the light, the park and gardens and all the special touches around then house made our wedding day magical! We loved every minute and so happy together. Thanks for helping us to make it go so smoothly for us and our guests and for all your kindness along the way. Highly recommended xxx More...

G
7 May 2017

What can I say! Emma, Mark and Angie are god sends and made the whole process so easy and stress free from the initial booking to getting me to the aisle! This isn't just a wedding venue it feels like your home for the day and all our guests commented on how beautiful the manor is. I cannot recommend this venue enough, all of the bar staff were so friendly and we truly did have the best day of our lives! Thank you so much, love the new Mr and Mrs Usherwood xx More...

V
3 April 2017

My husband Anthony & I got married here this weekend & had the most amazing wedding day. From the early planning stages right through to the day itself, you have been absolutely amazing! The venue is so beautiful & all our guests commented on how fabulous everything was. Emma, you have been so amazing with helping us plan our wedding. Thank you so much to Mark & Angie on the day, you were absolutely brilliant, especially you Angie when helping get Anthony ready! Nothing was too much trouble & you went above & beyond with the running of the day. We cannot praise you enough & wish we could relive our special day again. We would absolutely highly recommend this as a wedding venue & will most certainly spread to word to friends & family who get married in the future. Lots of love & best wishes The new Mr & Mrs Young xx More...

J
2 April 2017

Our friends got married there. What a beautiful venue �

M
21 February 2017

What an amazing venue, what fabulous staff and what a wonderful couple Emma and Mark are. All of this ensured that our wedding on 18. 2.17 was the intimate, elegant and seamless event that we had dreamed of. Thank you both, the wedding co-ordinator Angie and your evening staff for everything. You all went above and beyond our expectations. Michaela and David Stringer xx More...

L
26 September 2016

A fabulous venue matched only by the kindness and efficiency of the people who work there. This is the place you've been looking for!

J
24 September 2016

What a beautiful venue, staff are lovely, surroundings are stunning, very clean and owners are a very lovely couple. Keep doing what your doing x x x

N
17 September 2016

I was a photographer for a wedding at this venue last Saturday. This is a beautiful place with so much character and style. The staff and management accommodated us so well and no request was too much or them to carry out. More...

K
16 September 2016

We had our wedding here on 3rd sept this year and just wow!!! Not only is it a beautiful venue but the staff were nothing short of amazing! ! Our day was perfect from start to finish, I cannot recommend this place enough, our day was perfect from start to finish!!! Want to do it all again!!! More...

K
13 July 2016

The most magical and beautiful day I could've ever hoped for you guys made it stress free for us, thank you for everything single thing you did for us! We will remember it for the rest of our lives love the Taylor's x x x x More...

S
6 June 2016

Had a truly wonderful day on Saturday 4th June at my son & his fiancée's wedding. Emma, Mark & Angie were wonderful - such nice people and they couldn't do enough to help. The venue is beautiful, decorated very elegantly and is the perfect place for a wedding. There are lots of nooks & crannies to escape to if you want to have a few quiet moments too, including a fabulous library. Because you get the whole venue for the weekend it makes for a very relaxing celebration as you aren't sharing it with anyone else. In addition, there is a lovely private garden area which we all made very good use of as the weather was absolutely gorgeous. This was an added bonus! The park surrounding the venue is also very pretty and is worth having a walk around. I don't think any other venue could have measured up to Gildredge Manor. It truly was a perfect day for all of us and the bride & groom want to do it all over again! More...

Z
4 June 2016

My husband and I recently got married at Gildridge manor and we couldn't be happier all of our guests were amazed by the Venue and the staff were fab Emma and mark were so helpful and when we felt overwhelmed they were there to help and gave us the support we needed and you would be crazy not to get married there

L
10 May 2016

A building should be more than beautiful bricks and mortar, it can be a loving home, a place of peace or a vessel for happiness for a wedding. We couldn't have picked a more perfect place in which to hold our wedding. We are so greatful for the warmth that we and our guests received by Emma, Mark, Angie and the team. Our venue was not just a perfect setting which was exceptionally beautiful and intimate, that was just part of it for us. In addition, and most importantly, it exuded style without pretention, the love of a people for their premises and we felt this in every detail of this treasure of a building. We also fell in love with the presence of nature all around us, all of which just added to the comfortableness of our surroundings. We can't wait to book you again in the future to celebrate an anniversary! Love from Lourdes and David. More...

G
7 September 2015

Beautiful venue! Can't recommend this stunning place enough

L
11 August 2015

A stunningly unique venue that has been lovingly restored. Each room has its own personality and is so tastefully decorated. Mark and Emma have created the perfect place for any occasion More...

S
3 June 2015

This venue is beautiful! We had such an amazing wedding day, made even more perfect by Emma & Mark and their team who worked tirelessly to make our day run so smoothly. We loved every minute and can't thank you enough for making it so very special. Nothing was too much trouble and you both found solutions to every little problem that occurred. You are both dedicated hosts with a genuine desire to help create the perfect event. Thank you very much from myself, Chris and our parents. xxxx More...

C
18 May 2015

A wonderfully restored Manor House, set in beautiful gardens. An exceptional venue to host any occasion.

D
16 March 2015

Eve and Dave's Wedding Feb 2015.

L
1 March 2015

Attended our friends wedding last week and were blown away at how beautiful the venue is! It is a stunning place, lovingly restored and friendly welcoming owners and staff. So many beautiful rooms to have photographs taken and beautiful grounds too. More...

N
21 January 2015

Beautiful venue and lovely hosts - Mark & Emma love what they do and it shows with a passion - the manor as been restored to its former glory and deserves nothing less - a gorgeous venue for any occasion - but as a wedding venue its just magical - warm relaxing and spacious - but enough intimate space to enjoy all your family and friends during the day. Just like being in the comfort of a large family home for your special day. Highly recommended. More...

S
16 November 2014

Oh my goodness it is so lovely there xx

K
1 June 2014

Could not be more impressed with this venue. I attended friends wedding yesterday and everything was perfect... All staff were friendly and chatty but blended into the background at the same time and each room was absolutely beautiful especially the ceremony/dining area. The outdoor area is lovely as well as being private and completely enclosed so there's no worry about wandering children. The food was beautiful - we were impressed by both the canapés and sit down dinner. Perfect venue for any wedding More...

D
31 May 2014

Couldn't think of a better place to get married, beautiful place and great owners :) I can't wait

D
31 May 2014

Amazing venue with great people, highly recommend

V
22 February 2014

Beautiful place! So excited to be having my wedding there next year! Lovely couple who own it too. Very helpful!

J
18 May 2013

Beautiful place, The Perfect Venue

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