Venue Hire for all occasions

The Manor Barn is available to hire all year round. It’s well equipped, accessible and flexible space provides a great location for birthdays, anniversaries, meetings or conferences.

Our friendly, professional team are on hand to help arrange, support and staff your events.

With a hourly, daily and repeat rates available, our team will make sure you get the most out of our venue hire at the most economical price. Take a look at the options below and see how the Manor Barn can best help you host an event or occasion to remember.

Corporate Hire

Finding the right venue for a business function doesn’t need to be a struggle. Located just a few minutes walk from Bexhill train station, and with plenty of free, off street parking, the Manor Barn offers a quiet and relaxed environment for you and your colleagues. Problem solved.

At the Manor Barn, we are proud to offer companies and organisations facilities that are strikingly different in atmosphere but still provide the support of the latest technology. Whether you require conference facilities or a more private interview area, the Manor Barn offers a very versatile venue in an historic setting. The configuration of the tables and seating can be tailored to your own needs. Up to 120 people can be accommodated in ‘theatre’ style, 90 for a conference or 40+ in a boardroom layout.

If required, we can provide a simple catering service consisting of sandwiches, light lunches and finger buffets. If you wish to hire-in professional caterers for more elaborate dining, they have full use our professional kitchen from which to prepare and serve the food.

Our experienced staff will make sure that the Manor Barn is the perfect facility for your booking. We have flexible rates dependant on the length of time you wish to use the venue. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Private Functions

Stretching back to the 19th century, the Manor Barn has an enviable reputation for hosting glamorous social occasions. Why not add your own event to that long tradition. From the time when the Earl of De La Warr converted the barn into a ballroom in which to entertain his guests, it has provided a perfect venue for celebrations and events of all kinds. Birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, retirements, dinner dances… the Manor Barn has accommodated them all.

The facilities are flexible enough to be used for a wide range of social activities, from Club Nights to Music Recitals, Jumble Sales to Charity Auctions.

Most clients have a vision of their event, and with our experienced staff, we are well situated to implement them. We have helped in create a glamorous James Bond themed evening, the Pyjama Party to end all Pyjama Parties and a series of very successful Charity Fundraising events.

The Manor Barn is available for both daytime and evening hire, so whether you need a location for a Baby Shower, Afternoon Tea Party, Salsa Class or Hen Party, the Manor barn offers the perfect venue in which to let your hair down. Contact us today to discuss your plans and requirements.


When a friend or family member dies it can be a time of great personal distress. After the formality of a funeral many people want to honour and celebrate the lives of their loved one with a wake or memorial reception. Here at the Manor Barn, we are happy to provide the appropriate support to ensure that the arrangements for your guests after a funeral service run smoothly.

The beautiful Manor Gardens also offer a beautiful place to walk and find solace. We provide disabled access and facilities, and can provide simple catering for you and your guests. The Barn can also be decorated to suit your needs, and we have the facilities to project home movies and photographs if so desired.

Our professional team will support you while you make the appropriate arrangements, and we are here to walk through all the options available to you. Our single aim is to facilitate a memorial that truly honours the memory of the deceased. Feel free to contact us, safe in the knowledge that our helpful and caring staff will ensure that everything is taken care of on the day. One less thing to worry about.

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For general enquiries

Tel. (01424) 220231

The Manor Barn is a fully licensed private hire venue, with a maximum capacity of 120 people. We are certified to hold civil marriage ceremonies, and we have a fully licensed bar until 11:30pm.

For all enquiries and bookings, contact

Manor Barn is a fundraising arm of Bexhill Old Town Preservation Society (BOTPS). VAT Reg. No. 222904236 Company Reg. No. 3187038.

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