Two Venues Steeped in History

by Michelle

The two venues we’re showcasing in this post are both steeped in history and will give you the most atmospheric backdrop for your big day celebrations.

Enjoy following the footsteps of several generations of visitors who have enjoyed the hospitality of the Pilgrim’s Rest, a beautiful 600 year old Wealden Hall house nestled adjacent to Battle Abbey in the heart of East Sussex.

And for those of you with a passion for Britain’s maritime history, there can be no better, or more appropriate venue than  the Mary Rose Museum. Surrounded by the many treasures recovered along with Henry VIII’s magnificent flagship, you and your guests can enjoy the fascinating world of the Mary Rose, such a unique setting that will make you wedding one that lives in the memory.

The Pilgrim’s Rest

The Pilgrim’s Rest is a beautiful and truly unique, 600 year old wedding venue in the heart of East Sussex.  Licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies this historic venue gives you the perfect backdrop to create your wedding day – your way.

Pilgrims Rest Wedding Venue Sussex

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The Pilgrim’s Rest offer exclusive use, no corkage charge and no hidden extras.  Whether you choose to have a DIY wedding or bring your own caterers the highly experienced event team will ensure your day runs seamlessly.

The Pilgrims Rest Wedding Venue Sussex

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The Pilgrims Rest is available for weddings and parties all year around. In the summer months, your guests are free to enjoy the beautiful tended rose garden and sunny walled herb garden. As the evenings draw in, the fires and candles are lit  creating a truly magical backdrop for your celebrations.

The Pilgrims Rest Wedding Venue Sussex

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Take a look at this photo rich post where the team tell us more about the history of this enchanting venue and how you and your wedding party can enjoy being part of it’s history.

The Pilgrims Rest Wedding Venue Sussex

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The Mary Rose Museum

If you’re looking for a truly unique and magical wedding venue, steeped in England’s maritime history, then the Mary Rose Museum is the only place for you.

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The Mary Rose Museum provides an outstanding wedding venue for your special day. Surrounded by the many treasures recovered along with Henry VIII’s magnificent flagship you and your guests can enjoy the fascinating world of the Mary Rose.

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This includes exclusive evening access to all three floors of the museum, where knowledgeable staff and volunteers give a fantastic insight to this Tudor warship.

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All  venue hire packages also include exclusive access to the  Bridge Balcony, which offers stunning views of HMS Victory and the harbour. It is a perfect location for your guests to enjoy a glass of champagne while soaking up the atmosphere.

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To gain more of an insight into how your wedding celebrations can be enjoyed in such a special setting, take a look at this post where we chat to the events team.

Feature Image: The Pilgrim’s Rest & The Mary Rose Museum

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