Sussex Food and Wine

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


1st August 2016

      A date for the diary we are holding our first open day, to celebrate the opening of our beautiful Grade II listed barn.The open day will be from 12-5pm,with live music, hog roast, icecream,vintage pop up tea room and loads more. Everyone is welcome and its free entry with a glass of bubbles on arrival  Our supplier's for the open day include: Live mowtown band : Beautiful canapés from our lovely caterer David at four gables Pop up vintage tea room with yummy cakes and tea served in vintage crockery, from another one of our main caterers: Hog roast by READ MORE

Licenced to hold Civil ceremonies and partnerships

18th May 2016

After many months of waiting and planning permission approval, we can now officially say we are licenced to hold Wedding Ceremonies and Partnership ceremonies. The ceremony can take place in our 600 year old barn, guests can then enjoy the use of the gardens, lakes or marquee whilst the barn is turned around for the wedding breakfast. Please do get in touch for further details of holding you wedding ceremony or maybe just reception at Chapel Barn Sussex Alicia - 07939273714 Susan- 01444881208

The Sussex wedding collective

26th April 2016

Exciting news! We have teamed up with the Sussex Wedding collective , the one stop shop for your wedding day. We have personally worked with all of the supplier's so you are guaranteed to be in safe hands whilst planning your wedding or party at Chapel Barn.. The Sussex Wedding Collective. We aim to be a one stop for couples who will be assured that everyone on here is passionate  about what they do and will put their hearts and souls into making their day perfect. Even if you don't want to book anything, please feel free to ask questions, we have venue READ MORE

Vintage Afternoon tea and makeovers

2nd April 2016

We specialise in vintage themed events, the  perfect idea  for Hen parties or a Birthday treat , we can tailor these events to you. Our vintage afternoon teas are held from the beautiful chapel barn, where we serve you a traditional freshly prepared afternoon tea. All the teas are served on vintage crockery. We can arrange a number of activities for the afternoon from: Wine tasting Hair and makeup styling by  WWW.ALICIASANDEMAN.COM Bunting or fascinator making Cocktail Making   for more information o our Hen parties please contact Or Dee on 07852398500

Spring/ Summer Events

2nd April 2016

OPEN DAY JULY 17TH We will be opening our doors for a summer open day on the 17th July 2016. We have been getting lots of work done so want to take this opportunity to welcome you to come and visit our beautiful listed barn in Bolney. There will be fun for all the family: Just some of the things were have planned: Vintage afternoon teas will be served, Live music, Hog roasts, Face painting, pizza dough company and much more! All guests will receive a complimentary glass of homemade lemonade on arrival. Check back soon for more information .READ MORE

Christmas Cracker Workshop

27th October 2015

An exciting Christmas cracker workshop is going to be held at our beautiful Chapel Barn in Bolney. We will be at the most wonderful rustic barn in Bolney where you will be able to make your very own handmade Christmas Crackers. Of course no workshop would be complete without one of our delicious Vintage Tea Parties. So what are you waiting for... spaces are limited so e-mail Kirsty at