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Wedding Venue FAQs

How do we arrange to visit?

To arrange a visit, you can visit our book a visit page on our website and select a suitable date and time using our visit calendar. Alternatively, if you want to speak to our team directly, call 01403 900606.

How much is it to secure a date?

Your initial payment is £750 of your venue hire fee plus your initial catering payment of £750 + VAT.

How do we book?

Once you have been to visit, you will you will receive log on details to our booking portal via email. Remember to book your registrar or church, details of which are found in these questions.

What are your prices?

Please click here to see our prices page.

What is your closing time?

Last orders will be called at 11:15 pm, and music will wind down at 11:30 pm. The bar will also close at 11.30 pm. The venue closes at midnight, and we ask that all guests who aren’t staying the night have pre-booked taxis to collect them by midnight.

Which local registry office do I book my ceremony with?

You will need to contact the local registrar to inform them of your chosen venue, your wedding date and preferred time.

West Sussex Registry Office

01234 642 122

Where is the nearest church?

The closest church to Brookfield Barn is Holy Trinity, Lower Beeding, which is a three-minute drive away.

You can use The Wedding Preparation Room before your wedding if you prefer a church wedding. Alternatively, you may choose to arrive at Brookfield Barn after your wedding ceremony.

What is your capacity for ceremonies, dining and evening receptions?

Ceremony – Both indoor and outdoor ceremonies can host up to 138

Dining – We can host 138 guests for a sit-down meal

Dancing – Our capacity for your evening reception is 200 guests

Accommodation – We have nine bedrooms plus the honeymoon suite, meaning we can accommodate up to 23 people in total. Each guest can also join us for breakfast in The Breakfast Room the next morning.

Do you have somewhere to get ready on the morning of the wedding?

Yes, we have The Wedding Preparation Room which includes hair and makeup stations and a comfortable seating area. This space is available from 9 am the morning of your wedding.

Can our dog come to our wedding?

We love (well-behaved) dogs and appreciate that they are a huge part of your family. They are welcome to join you for the ceremony and photographs, and we have dog-friendly bedroom. You must provide your own crate. If you wish to bring your dog(s) along, please ask to see our dog policy.

We’ve booked a wedding; how do I contact the Events Team?

You can call us on 01403 900606 or email us on [email protected]

We’ve left something behind after our wedding; who do we contact?

Please call the venue team on 01403 900606 or email at [email protected]

Is the venue accessible?

Brookfield Barn is wheelchair accessible. We have step-free access from the car park and a wheelchair lift in the venue. We also have a fully accessible bedroom for overnight guests.

Can we use our caterers?

A fantastic team of in-house chefs provide all of our catering. It is not possible to use your own caterers.

Do we need wedding insurance?

We strongly recommend that you take out wedding insurance. Weddings are a big investment, and fingers crossed that you’ll never need to call on your insurance, but having it in place will cover you for a range of eventualities.

Event Venue FAQs

Can you host private events other than weddings?

Yes! We can and do host many different types of events and celebrations, such as gala dinners, product launches, Christmas parties and many more. The best way to find out more about hosting an event here is by visiting our website’s events page or contacting the team directly at 01403 900606.

How do we arrange to visit to discuss our event?

Call us on 01403 900606, and we will arrange for you to come and see Brookfield Barn in person.

How much does hiring Brookfield Barn for a private event cost?

Every event we host here is unique, so we do not have a standard pricing package. Instead, we speak with you directly to create a bespoke package that suits you and your event.

What is your capacity?

This will vary depending on your event type, but our maximum capacity is 200 guests.

Can we use our own caterers?

We do not allow outside caterers at Brookfield Barn. However, we are more than happy to work with you to create a bespoke menu that perfectly fits your vision.

Is the venue accessible?

Yes, we are wheelchair accessible, and we have an accessible bedroom for overnight guests.

Is the venue exclusive use only?

Yes, all events have exclusive use of the venue.

Can we use our own suppliers?

Yes, we are happy for you to use your own suppliers for everything apart from catering and drinks.

Food & Drink FAQs

Who provides the catering?

All catering is provided by Brookfield Barn’s onsite team of chefs.

Do you have prices and an example menu?

Yes, please see here here for example menus and prices for wedding food. Events food and pricing will be bespoke to your package.

Are we able to create our own menu?

Our chefs love working with you to create your own menu if you would like something a little different from our packages.

Can we bring our own food & drink to the venue?

It is not possible to bring any food and drink into the venue other than a wedding or celebration cake, confectionery (which must be in the original sealed containers in which they were purchased), and edible favours with allergens clearly labelled. Please speak with our team if you need any further clarification.

Our guests have allergies; how do we inform the team?

Please speak to our Events Team about any allergies or dietary requirements you or your guests may have during your meetings in the lead-up to the event.

Do you offer vegan & vegetarian options?

Yes, we have a delicious range of vegan and vegetarian options.

Are we able to create bespoke cocktails?

You can work with our bar team to create bespoke cocktails for your wedding or event.

Can we pre-order food and drink for the morning of the wedding or event?

Yes! We have a range of delicious grazing boards available to enjoy while you get ready in The Wedding Preparation Room. We can also provide bottles of Champagne or prosecco for your wedding morning celebrations. Please speak to the events team for more information.

Guest & Accommodation FAQs

How do we get to the venue?

Brookfield Barn is located on Winterpit Lane, Lower Beeding, Horsham. Our post code is RH13 6LY

Is there parking, and can cars be left overnight?

We have 50 spaces in our car park, plus an overflow car park. Cars can be left overnight but must be collected by 10 am the next day. All cars are left at the owner’s own risk.

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What time does the venue close?

Last orders will be called at 11:15 pm, and music will wind down at 11:30 pm. The bar will also close at 11.30 pm. The venue closes at midnight, and we ask that all guests who aren’t staying the night have pre-booked taxis to collect them by midnight.

Is there somewhere to purchase a drink ahead of the wedding or event when we arrive?

Our bar is usually open ahead of a wedding ceremony. Please note that the bar closes 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony. Please speak to the wedding couple about the exact timings of the day.

If you are attending another type of event, please speak to the event organiser to find out when the bar will open.

Can I purchase a gift for the couple for their wedding day?

Absolutely! If you want to purchase one of our products as a gift for the happy couple, we can arrange this for you. Please contact us at 01403 900606.

How many bedrooms are there?

Brookfield Barn has nine bedrooms plus the honeymoon suite. All accommodation is exclusive to those attending the wedding or event. Brookfield Barn can accommodate up to 23 people in total.

How do we book the accommodation?

Once you have booked your wedding or event date, we will share a link to the website and a secret code with you, which will unlock the bedrooms for the night of your wedding or event. You can then book the rooms you want and then share the code with your guests to reserve their rooms.

Can we stay the night before a wedding or event?

This may be possible if we do not have an event booking the day before. We can confirm this closer to the wedding or event date.

We will release the night before the wedding date four months prior. Please note that we require a minimum of five bedrooms to be booked. We can open the bar and offer a meal if desired for night-before stays.

Please speak with our Events Team if this is something that you may be interested in.

How much is the accommodation?

Please take a look at our pricing page for the accommodation costs.

What time is check-in?

Guests can check in to their bedrooms from 3.30 pm.

What time is checkout?

We ask that all guests check out by 10 am.

Can we have a late checkout?

Unfortunately, we cannot offer a late checkout. We stipulate this time to enable us to prepare the venue for the next wedding or event.

Is the venue accessible?

Brookfield Barn is wheelchair accessible, and we have an accessible bedroom.

We’ve left something behind; who do I contact?

Please call the venue team on 01403 900606 or email at [email protected]

Is breakfast included in the room rate?

Yes, all bedroom prices include breakfast.

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