Set in peaceful Sussex countryside nestling beneath the Downs, yet only 20 minutes from Gatwick Airport and the centre of Brighton, The Hickstead Hotel is the perfect location for a country break, a private conference or meeting, or Sussex country wedding.
The hotel has 52 en suite bedrooms, including Executive Rooms. Our Oak Tree Bistro and Grange Bar offer outstanding menus, and the fabulous Courtyard Suite, provides top quality and extremely flexible meeting facilities.
At The Hickstead we have the eating experience to suit your mood. Our Oak Tree Bistro, in the very capable hands of our head chef Brian Capstick, has an exciting bistro-style menu featuring the freshest and most seasonal ingredients. Open for dinner, it's perfect for an intimate evening or a family celebration. We are also delighted to offer private dining for small groups and private parties.
In The Grange Bar we have a varied snack menu, available at lunchtime and in the evening, for you to enjoy over the newspapers, with friends, or in a break from a business meeting. Our extensive wine list is available in the both the Restaurant and Bar.
Your Sussex wedding - with stunning views of the Sussex countryside, and beautifully maintained grounds as a picturesque backdrop, The Hickstead is delightful venue for weddings, civil ceremonies and partnerships.
From your first meeting with our dedicated wedding organiser, until you leave for your honeymoon, we will help you with all the details of your big day. With four private rooms, as well as our Oak Tree Bistro, we can accommodate parties from 20 to 120, with a variety of packages available to suit your budget. We can also accommodate your guests overnight in 52 luxurious bedrooms.
Meetings & Events
When you have an important meeting to plan, you want to be sure it goes like clockwork. At The Hickstead, we have modern boardrooms, equipped with the latest amenities including in-room fridges, leather chairs, portable digital phones and free Wi-Fi access throughout the property, so we can ensure that you have a successful event in privacy and surrounded by peaceful countryside yet close to the main A23.
Flexible room space can accommodate between 8 and 80, and our 24-hour package starts from only £130 per person including dinner, with 52 luxurious bedrooms to choose from. We would be very happy to arrange transfers from local train stations as well as Gatwick Airport and deliver your delegates to the hotel. Talk to us too about team building and outdoor activities for when business goes beyond the boardroom.