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A choice of three exceptional hotels in West Sussex with more than 20 meeting and events spaces at Historic Sussex Hotels we can accommodate two to 150 guests. Ockenden Manor in Cuckfield is under an hour south of London, Bailiffscourt is on the beach near Arundel and The Spread Eagle in Midhurst is located in the South Downs National Park. The hotels are easy to get to and well worth the journey

We would be delighted to show you around our beautiful hotels, and following the impact of COVID-19 and to ensure we comply with Government guidance, all appointments must be arranged with a member of the team and confirmed in advance.

Quintessentially English style and setting with rooms and events spaces packed with character and charm. Private dining with award-winning food and friendly and efficient service.

Ideal for board meetings, training, product launches, team building, dinners & drinks receptions, the hotels can also be be used for exclusive use. Ample fresh air & outdoor space. 24-hour and day delegate rates available.

Christmas Parties

We have an array of fabulous party spaces across the three hotels where you can enjoy the finest of festive food, wine and service. Perfect for all sizes of Christmas party for four to 120 guests and you can even book an Exclusive Use Festive Party..

Christmas at Bailiffscourt

Christmas at Ockenden Manor

Christmas at The Spread Eagle


Bailiffscourt is a truly unique hotel for your event, located in 30 acres of private parkland and just moments from Climping beach. The stunning medieval architecture blends with luxurious accommodation and our range of interesting spaces can be transformed to suit your requirements for meetings and private dining. The abundance of private outdoor space makes it ideal for all sorts activities or simply to be mindful and enjoy the fresh air.

We have 39 bedrooms in the main house and surrounding cottages, from traditional country hotel style with roaring fires to a more contemporary feel and we can accommodate meetings for 2 up to 100 guests and you can take the hotel exclusively which is ideal for meetings, product launches, celebrations or even as the setting for a film or premiere.

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Ockenden Manor

The stunning oak-panelled meeting room at Ockenden Manor is perfect for board meetings of up to 20 guests or from one of the smaller meeting rooms. There are 28 individually decorated bedrooms.

Private dining is under the expert guidance of Head Chef Stephen Crane, the award-winning Restaurant serves some of the finest food in southern England and we can tailor the menu to suit your preferences. The elegant Elizabethan manor house is surrounded by 8 acres of beautiful grounds with far reaching views over Cuckfield Park and an easy walk into the village and can be booked exclusively.

The hotel's proximity and easy access from London and to Gatwick means Ockenden Manor works perfectly for those looking to be out of town and enjoy a breath of fresh air.

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The Spread Eagle

The meeting spaces at The Spread Eagle are unique and full of character, from the magnificent Jacobean Hall to the delightful Queen's room - we can hold stunning receptions for up to 150 guests, more exclusive meetings for 8, informal meetings in our stunning Edward VII room followed by fabulous private dining.

There are 39 individually decorated bedrooms full of history and stories from past guests.

Set in the attractive market town of Midhurst, The Spread Eagle dates back to 1430 and continues to offer a warm welcome, award-winning food and friendly, efficient service.

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