Sussex Food and Wine

Chapel Barn Events in 2018

5th January 2018

Its looking a very busy year ahead for us we have Weddings, parties, anniversaries and many wine tasting events booked in. We are so grateful for everyone's support over the last year and a half and patience whilst we set up the venue. Its been incredibly hard at times and we have had to make changes along the way ( always out of our control) but we are now nearly fully booked for 2018 and only have a few gaps left for 2019. So going from a derelict old storage barn to a successful events venue really does make us proud. We READ MORE

Laura and Sams Wedding Blog

5th January 2018

Happy new year to everyone! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New year! We had a fabulous first full year of Weddings, we learnt a lot , made many new friends and had a lot of fun. We received this lovely blog from one of our Photographers Philip Bedford at Chapel Barn so thought we would share it with you. When Laura and Sam came to view Chapel Barn they had to use their imagination as we were still in the very early stages of setting up for weddings. We had multi coloured lighting, no toilets or kitchen, uneven garden, READ MORE

Chapel Barn events

29th September 2017

Its nearly the end of wedding season for us and only five more weddings to go! Its been such an incredible year and we have met some lovely people. We have been overwhelmed by the love and support we have had. Being our first full year of events ( since 1999) we have learnt so much and met some lovely people and privileged to be a part of their special day.We cannot thank everyone that's had their wedding, event, party, wine tasting etc. enough for choosing Chapel Barn as their venue of choice. Below is a small selection of some of READ MORE


11th August 2017

We will be holding a food and drink festival showcasing some of the best Sussex suppliers. Local Gin, Beer, Wines and crafts etc.. Just some of our lovely local suppliers. Slake Gin:Slake Gin Wobblegate Apple Juice :Wobblegate Bluebell vineyard: Bluebell     Caravan cocktail : Liquory kiss Albourne wine estate: Garlic wood farm, hog roasts: The Garden Chef Cantina Brighton : Bedlam brewery local beer The Sussex biltong Street food and burgers Also a chance for anyone that's booked the barn for an event to chat to suppliers and look around, we will be onsite to answer any questions. The READ MORE

The Wandering Hearts Music Video

6th July 2017

The Wandering Hearts shot the video for their song at Chapel Barn recently. Watch the video here...

Secret Cellar private space for hire

8th June 2017

Yet another renovation here at Chapel Barn! One of the oldest parts of the farm is the 14th century Tudor cellar. After many days of clearing we have completely cleaned up this beautiful space. We will be holding regular Wine, Gin and Beer tasting events here. Its very atmospheric and has lots of rustic charm. The cellar is also available for small private groups a maximum of 15 people. Its a great space for hen parties, stag dos and intimate Birthday parties. We will be hosting our next Gin tasting event in the secret cellar. we only have a few tickets READ MORE

New Sundays at Chapel barn

8th June 2017

We will be opening up Chapel Barn and our new secret granary for more tasting's in the year ahead. We have paired up with local vineyards, brewery's, gin companies, butchers etc.. To be bringing you events using locally sourced produce. We will also be opening up Chapel Barn and the Bar most Sundays throughout the year you can drop by for a drink and a light lunch. We will also be putting on tasting's of local wines, beers and Gins. As well as having a Curry workshop, fine dining experience and afternoon teas. Sundays we will have our doors open: Sunday 25th June BBQ READ MORE


13th February 2017

Garstons  self catering Farmhouse Garstons Farmhouse is a beautiful newly renovated 15th century house with parts of it dating back over 800 years and mentioned in the domesday book. We have now finally restored the house to its former glory. Situated on 400 acres of rolling farmland and only a short walk to beautiful lakes, it's the perfect countryside escape but still close to local shops,  pubs and restaurants of the pretty village of Bolney. The house has three double bedrooms one includes a small ensuite and one twin room along with a small room appropriate for a READ MORE

Upcoming wine tasting events

8th February 2017

We have some lovely wine tasting events coming up at the Barn this year. Here are just a few of the events we have coming up. We can also tailor make tastings for private events, hen parties, stag do's and corporate events. For booking please email us or call the office 01444881208   SHERRY AND TAPAS EVENING £22 PER PERSON TASTING OF FOUR SHERRIES. THURSDAY 20TH APRIL 7-9PM. Book here or call us: SPARKLING WINE AND CHEESE TASTING £30 PER PERSON, TASTING OF FIVE WINESWITH CHEESE 11TH May 7-9pm FRENCH WINE TASTING WITH CHEESE AND MEAT BOARD £25 PER HEAD MONDAY 22nd MAY   We READ MORE

Portuguese wine and Sandeman port tasting

3rd November 2016

On Friday 25th November  at 19:00-21:00 we will be holding a Portuguese wine tasting with a selection  of Sandeman ports and wines from the Douro Valley in Portugal. The tasting will be hosted by Alicia, a 7th generation Sandeman, who has a real connection and passion with Portugal and it's wines.  Alicia will explain that port is not just for Christmas  that it can be enjoyed all year round, even as a cocktail! The Douro Valley is one of the most stunningly beautiful and historic wine producing regions, famous for its quality wines. We will be showcasing the very best of the region with READ MORE