Ardingly College is the perfect venue to host your wedding reception.

We are delighted to offer a choice of function rooms for your special day at Ardingly College, which is available during College holiday periods. Built in the 1800s, the College is steeped in history and set in 250 acres of beautiful West Sussex countryside, suited for a contemporary, modern-day wedding reception. 

Our Venues

  • The Under
    Recently refurbished ‘The Under’ is a light beautiful oak panelled function room with period style windows, a wonderfully vaulted beamed ceiling and large stage area with a fully equipped and modern lighting rig. The Under has a seating capacity of 140.
  • The Dining Hall 
    The Dining Hall is again a large function room, beautifully panelled in dark oak, lit by seven impressive chandeliers. The traditional old English oak dining tables offer a seating capacity of 200.
  • The South Quad 
    The South Quad is the perfect outside area for guests to socialise and enjoy the splendour of the College whilst enjoying pre-dinner drinks.  It is an ideal location for a marquee and has breathtaking views over the upper Ouse Valley, offering a magical backdrop for those all-important photos.

Wedding Reception Brochure