Our top choice of favourite Tipi wedding venues

There are some truly stunning locations in and around Sussex, so finding a great choice for your Tipi wedding shouldn’t be a problem. However, they all offer differing options. For some, they offer the simplicity of a stunning location with accessible power, for others – you can pick and choose, depending on what you need. Here’s our choice of top Tipi wedding venues for you!

Don’t need anything other than a stunning location with access to power?

All our recommended Tipi wedding venues offer you a choice of stunning location but, if you’re looking for a beautiful reception venue that’s romantic and accessible, check out:

Maplehurst Farm, Maplehurst (near Horsham), West Sussex

A beautiful working deer farm located just outside of Horsham, West Sussex. With several places to have the tipis, from a lakeside spot to a woodland area to a field with view, it’s entirely up to you. The farm creates a relaxed tranquil vibe which is perfect for a wedding venue. Camping is also available for guests on the farm. Maplehurst Farm also have a generator onsite so that’s one less thing for you to worry about!


Four Oaks Farm, Hassocks (near Brighton), West Sussex

Four Oaks Farm is a uniquely romantic, lakeside wedding reception venue on a 10-acre site in the heart of rural Sussex. Although blissfully peaceful and remote, the location is both central and accessible with Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath only 3 and 4 miles away, respectively, and Brighton just a short 15-mile hop over the Downs. This venue also has a power supply.


Want your guests to stay overnight in the same location as your Tipi wedding?

Want to have your guests to have overnight accommodation at your Tipi wedding venue? Several of our top local choices also have space for guest camping – giving you the option to have your own bell tent village, if you like! Here’s our top choices:

Maplehurst Farm, Nr Horsham, West Sussex

(Detailed above).

The Venue, Woodmancote, Nr Henfield, West Sussex

Beautiful countryside Tipi wedding venue in the heart of West Sussex. The Venue is set in a beautiful, secluded spot with woodlands, wildlife and a lovely lake. They have two gorgeous shepherd’s huts onsite available if you would like and camping is available for all your guests, so you can indulge in the ultimate outdoor wedding. Great transport links, 20-minute drive from Brighton and 30 minutes from Horsham.


Bower Hill Farm, South Nutfield, Surrey

Set in beautiful Surrey countryside and ideally located 8 miles from Gatwick Airport, and 20 miles from London, the events fields at Bower Hill Farm are available to hire during the summer months for Wedding Receptions, private parties and Corporate events.

The main 5-acre field overlooks at the lakes and rolling hills, a delightful setting for photographs. In the distance it can be seen the stunning country mansion of Nutfield Priory Hotel, which dates back to 1872 and holds a licence for civil wedding ceremonies. The field is supplied with water and has a car parking area with independent road entrance.


Westmead Events, South Nutfield, Surrey

Conveniently located in South Nutfield, Westmead is a stunning outdoor event venue that consists of 11 acres of very private and picturesque land. Westmead offers the versatility and freedom to create a truly bespoke experience from intimate receptions to larger outdoor events.

Westmead makes a perfect Tipi site, set in organically managed meadows with views of the lake and surrounded by mature trees and English hedgerow. Camping is also available.


Great Ote Hall, Wivelsfield (Near Haywards Heath), West Sussex

Bignor Park, Pulborough, West Sussex

(Both detailed below).

Need some help with the planning and co-ordination of your Tipi wedding?

Organising your wedding and/or reception can be a daunting task. If you’d rather have help with the planning and co-ordination of your Tipi wedding, check out sites that offer the ability to offer additional help, if needed. Our choices would be:

Fiesta Fields, Surrey, East and West Sussex

Fiesta Fields can help you with co-ordination, as little or as much as you please. They’re an outdoor wedding and events company, representing a variety of beautiful outdoor spaces dotted across Surrey, East and West Sussex, including exclusive access to idyllic Surrey Wildlife Trust sites. With nine scenic venues we hope one of them will be perfect for your wedding, special celebration or glamping party.


The Field Affair, Nr Guildford, Surrey

The Field Affair can offer planning, set up and management expertise – giving you as much flexibility as you wish with extras including hay bales, food hampers, lighting, bell tent hire, bonfires, BBQ service and much more!

Set in over 6 acres, The Field Affair is well hidden from view and has 2 beautiful small streams running through it, numerous tall trees and an open green space. They’re located near the tranquil Wood Street Village, between Worplesdon and Guildford in Surrey, which is within easy access to the A3. With a beautiful Village Green and trendy Gastro Pub within walking distance, The Field Affair benefits from excellent accessibility links.


Looking to hold your wedding and reception in the same location?

If your ideal big day consists of a rural wedding with a stunning location for your Tipi reception, then why not check out those venues that hold a licence for civil weddings? Our choices would be:

Great Ote Hall, Wivelsfield (Near Haywards Heath), West Sussex

Great Ote Hall has its own wedding licence, enabling you to have your wedding ceremony and reception in this stunning, intimate location. The owner offers a really personal touch and the house has been in the family for generations. The tipis are set up in the grounds, with the house providing a beautiful back drop for your event.  Camping is also available here for guests as well as the option for newlyweds to stay in an on-site property.


Bignor Park, Pulborough, West Sussex

Bignor Park is a privately owned 1,200-acre estate situated at the foot of the South Downs and offers spectacular panoramic views in the peaceful West Sussex countryside. It has a license for ceremonies and offers converted stables for indoor space and areas for guests to camp overnight.

When hiring this venue, clients have exclusive access to 11 acres of the grounds and gardens with several options of where to position the Tipis. It’s a majestic, grand venue with a quirky, rugged charm and the possibilities for a Tipi wedding are endless here!


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