Lewes Register Office is located at the beautiful Southover Grange. Southover Grange provides a romantic and elegant setting perfect for any occasion.
A magnificent 16th Century Grade II* listed manor house that sits within the picturesque Southover Grange public gardens. This fantastic building has been lovingly transformed back to its former glory, all the while retaining its history, character and charm. Many original features sit harmoniously alongside luxurious modern twists.
On entering Southover Grange you will find two beautiful ceremony rooms situated off the oak-panelled Grand Hall.
The Evelyn Room (Capacity 30)
Perfect for intimate ceremonies, this light and airy room offers views of the stunning walled garden. Two ornate sofas provide seating for 8 to 10 guests.
The Ainsworth Room (Capacity 60)
Neutrally decorated to suit any colour scheme you may have. The décor reflects the grandeur and elegance of the era as well as large windows that provide views of the beautiful garden.
Room capacities include you, your partner, and guests (including witnesses and children).
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VIP Experience at Southover Grange
Exclusive to Southover Grange, our VIP experience is available for up to six adults to enjoy a glass of fizz before your ceremony. You will be met by your Ceremonies Host, at a private entrance 45 minutes before your ceremony. Your host will show you and your guests to the VIP Suite, and provide you with a bottle of Champagne.
Your Registrars will meet you in the VIP Suite around 15 minutes before your ceremony to conduct your pre-ceremony interview.
Your official photographer can then be invited to take photos of you as you make your way down the sweeping staircase to your ceremony.
Your Ceremonies Host will ensure you are in the right place at the right time, and will be on hand throughout allowing you the freedom to relax and enjoy your day.
Paid on street parking is available in the streets nearby.
Lewes train station is a 10 minute walk from Southover Grange.
It is important that your ceremony begins on time, please ensure that you and your guests arrive in plenty of time.