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An aerial view showing Gaveston Hall
Wedding weekend
Party on the lawn
Main hall decorated for a wedding
Large dining room in the Hall which doubles as a games room
Gaveston Hall kitchen
The Lodges at Gaveston Hall
Plenty of room for a marquee for a celebration at Gaveston
Wedding celebrations in a marquee at Gaveston
Garden by pond
Main hall empty ready for decoration
Dorm bedroom at Gaveston Hall
Get the whole group together around the camp fire
Picnic on the lawn
Gaveston children's play area
Fishing on the private lake at Gaveston
Games field at Gaveston
Wedding in the garden
Spring time in the woods
Beautiful bluebell woods
Our pet goats
The lounge for the cabins at Gaveston Hall
Handpicked interiors
Wedding weekend
Party on the lawn
Main hall decorated for a wedding
Large dining room in the Hall which doubles as a games room

Gaveston Hall, Horsham, West Sussex

Sleeps 20 - 100 20 Bedrooms 100 Dining

Big bunkhouse accommodation sleeping up to 100 near the South Downs National Park for family and activity groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Gaveston Hall, Horsham, West Sussex, sleeps 20 - 100 in 20 bedrooms.

Gaveston Hall and Cabins:
Hall sleeps 53
4 Cabins sleep 12 or 13 each

This West Sussex property hits the spot for large groups wanting to get together in a rural location where there is comfortable accommodation, amazing facilities and 100 acres of beautiful grounds to explore. Gaveston is ideal for friends and family gathering for a special occasion, wedding or big birthday. Equally, as a venue it is a great option for educational groups, schools, sports clubs, corporate and retreats.

Outdoors, Gaveston has a fishing lake, football field, barbecue and picnic area, tennis court, woodland walks from the door and footpaths leading to The Downs link bridleway. The indoor swimming pool (only available in the summer months) as well as pool and table tennis provide opportunities for wind down time and relaxation. Gaveston is a peaceful and protected environment with indigenous wildlife roaming freely. The children will be able to sample a different way of life feeding chickens, goats and horses.

The commercial kitchen in the big house well set up for all catering options. Up to 120 guests can be seated in the sociable halls for an enjoyable dining experience together. For weddings, there is plenty of space on the lawns for setting up a marquee or the intimate Victorian dining room for 50.

Accommodation inside Gaveston Hall is hostel or dormitory style mostly with bunks as well as a few single or twin rooms for accompanying adults. Rooms are centrally heated and there is access to indoor showers and WCs as well as an outdoor toilet block. Supplementary bedrooms in the centrally heated cabins are bunk style and there are 2 bathrooms in each unit. 1 of the cabins is accessible, a consideration for any member of the group with reduced mobility. An additional cabin offers limited kitchen facilities and seating with a TV.

There is no real need to leave this secluded and safe place once you have parked up, although it might be tempting to wander down to the local pub in Nuthurst. Gaveston is readily accessible to the South Downs and the south coast including Brighton. London can be reached within an hour.



WiFi access is available.


Access for wheelchair users to all downstairs areas such as the games room and the dining room.

Dog Friendly

Pet dogs welcome if kept on a lead as we have animals on site such as goats and chickens.


The kitchen is well equipped for any event.

Dining Room

Victorian dining room for approx 50 people or dining in the large hall for up to 120.

Sitting Room

Comfortable sitting room with fridge, kettle microwave and TV.

TV and Music Facilities

There is a TV in the staff room.

Games Room

Pool tables and table tennis are available.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout.


The bedrooms are mostly multi-bedded (dorms sleeping 16, 16 and 15) with some single, double and twin rooms available.


Sheets on all beds but most people bring their own from home. Alternatively, we can supply sleeping bags or duvets.


Indoor showers (3) and toilets (6) and outside toilet and shower block.

Children's Facilities

Outdoor play area with tyre swings and climbing net football field, woodland play areas and stream walking. Chickens, goats and horses to feed.


Football, picnic area, tennis. Camp fire site, fishing lake. Camping area BBQ Hog roast cycle track from Nuthurst to Shoreham, water sports.

Swimming Pool

Indoor pool available in the summer months.


There is parking for several cars and coaches.


This is a no smoking site.

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Gaveston Hall

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Located in a tranquil, rural setting 1hr from London and close to Brighton & the south coast. Near to the South Downs National Park.

  • There are few bus routes near by.
  • Horsham, on the Southampton to Victoria linevia Gatwick.
  • Horsham.
  • Mannings Heath.
  • The Black Horse in the village of Nuthurst and The White Horse in the village of Maplehurst.
  • Gatwick International Airport.
  • Horsham, on the Southampton to Victoria linevia Gatwick.

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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips and Weddings

School group gathered around the camp fire for songs

Youth & School Trips

Hostel type accommodation in a tranquil, rural setting 1hr from London and close to Brighton & south coast. 100 acres of farmland and woods for school functions. Exclusive use available.


Hostel type accommodation in a tranquil, rural setting 1hr from London and close to Brighton & south coast. 100 acres of farmland & woods for weddings and receptions functions. Exclusive use available

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