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Your choice of how you use our venue gives you flexibility to have campers or offer extra beds in other houses to your guests, in a beautiful valley. Here are answers to questions that we are often asked ;

 

Weddings, community or family celebration events that need a marquee;  

 

Brief of venue:  House on the Brooks  Five star house (as web site www.houseonthebrooks.co.uk with four large bedrooms,each with own en-suite bathroom. Plus fully fitted kitchen. Bed set up flexible singles doubles to sleep a maximum of 12. Plus acres of grounds with wonderful landscape views for your marquee.  

 

Bonfire option Included if you wish, we stack up a pile of wood for a large late night bonfire. To gather round for the after party. £120 paid to the woodsman.

 

Barbecue option. Both the House on the Brooks and the Barn have BBQ fire pits, The Mill house has a nearby glade in the woods which is used for bonfire parties. These can all be used and price is included in the individual house prices.  

 

The Timber Barn option; The Timber Barn with dormitory, that is not five star. The barn has a large room that can sit fifty, has it's own kitchen/toilets/showers. Can sleep up to 17. Own garden, pergola, and fire pit. 

 

The Mill House on the Brooks option: Situated five minute walk away from the House on the Brooks and the barn, this secluded house has large grounds and wooded bonfire space. Sleeps up to fifteen.

 

Airstream caravan and cabin option . Situated adjacent to the Timber Barn sleeps six.  

 

Hot Tub and Hot Air Balloon Hire options. Enquire for rental.

 

Cost of the venue? (Includes five star house and acres of grounds for campers, bonfire etc)

 

Venue is £3800.  Six night hire for The House on the Brooks and grounds. Mill House, Airstream and Barn options are not included in this price.    

 

Duration of hire for the House and Grounds?

6 nights 3.30pm checkin first night 10.30 am checkout last day. This to give time for set-up and breakdown. Whilst you can host smaller more intimate family do's in the build up.    

 

Is your venue suitable for a 50 guest wedding (seated)?

Silver service Fifty seated inside the barn is possible. There is no limit to the number as the grounds are huge. If you have more than 50 people and you don't want to risk the weather you will need to rent a marquee.      

 

Does your venue have a self-catered option?

Yes, we are about your choice, you can arrange as much as you like, free camping, free parking, no corkage.

 

If you have preferred caterers are there any caterers? Also if there is a self-catering option are there anything we need to know re: kitchen/insurance etc?

 

You can arrange your own caterer, if you struggle to find one I am sure we can suggest one. If we do not already know them, caterers and marquee co's come to visit before the wedding, to do a site visit. Most professional caterers bring everything they need and have their own insurance. Please ensure in the quote that the bar and catering providers remove all their debris and rubbish.    

 

Are there any restrictions attached to the venue? Fireworks/Candles/Noise/Sparklers/Decoration

Please No fireworks, no amplified music after eleven pm , no smoking in the buildings. No dogs. No sparklers. No ticketed events. We do expect you to leave the venue as you found it and to have a good breakdown procedure for your event. If you are clear with instruction to the caterers/bar and  that the quote includes clear-up and removal of rubbish, then is fairly effortless as this is the bulk. If you do not want to clear up we will and charge accordingly to clear up after you. We provide large general bin and re-cycling bin. Usually copes with 120 ish people. Larger weddings need more bins, discuss with us.  

 

Venue visiting times? (When can we visit the venue)

By mutual arrangement. It is only possible to view when the house is unoccupied. Almost impossible weekends in the spring/summer/autumn as always let. Weekdays daytime or some evenings are more likely.       

 

Booking procedure for venue?

20% non refundable deposit to secure booking. remainder payable 60 days before event.

No doubt you have more questions please do ask them, or just arrange to come and have a look.  If you wish to discuss further please do send email or ring me in the office 9-4 weekday mornings 01798873796

 

Local Festivals

Brighton Festival runs May-June.

 

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Races and Goodwood Revival, September .

 

Arundel Arts Festival and Arundel Gallery Trail, August.

 

Immerse yourself with Cricket at Arundel Park, come and see the touring sides play against the Dukes team, fall in love, buy a house and never leave the area again.

 

Local Venues

 

Bignor Park, 01798 869311

Fitzleroi Barn,  01798 865128

 

Local Pubs / Restaurants -

The Town House - Arundel, 01903 883847

The White Horse - Pulborough, 01798 872189

The White Hart - Stopham,  01798 874903

 

Catering -

Field & Fork - Chichester, 01243 789915

Bob the Hog - www.bobthehog.co uk 01903 873335

 

Marquee / Tent Hire -

Tents’n’Events, 07900 984594

Beautiful World Tents, 01403 741299

 

Local Pubs and Restaurants

 

The White Hart, Stopham - 01798 874903

The Labouring Man, Coldwaltham - 01798 872215

The White Horse, Mare Hill, Pulborough - 01798 872189

The Oddfellows, Pulborough - 01798 875282

The Rising Sun, Nutbourne - 01798 812191

The Swan, Fittleworth - 01798 865429

The Sportsman, Amberley - 01798 831787

The Black Rabbit, Arundel - 01903 882638

 

Arundel Castle                                  10 minutes  

Badminton/Gym in Storrington        10 minutes

West Witterings Beach                     25 minutes

Chichester Cathedral                         25 minutes

Clay Pigeon Shooting                       10 minutes

Clymping Beach                               20 minutes

Arundel Dungeons Experience         10 minutes

River Fishing                                    1 minutes

Festival Theatre, Chichester             25 minutes

Go-karting, Goodwood                     30 minutes

West Sussex Golf Course                 5 minutes

Hardham Ancient Monument           2 minutes

Horse Riding, Arundel                     10 minutes

Nytimber  Vineyard Estate               20 minutes

Parham House                                   5 minutes

Petworth House                                15 minutes

Polo, Cowdray Park                          20 minutes        

Racecourse, Goodwood                    30 minutes

Racecourse, Fontwell                       20 minutes  

Roman Villa, Bignor                        5 minutes

Roman Palace, Fishbourne               30 minutes

RSPB, Pulborough                           5 minutes

Swimming, Arundel Lido                 10 minutes  

Weald and Download Museum        30 minutes

Stopham Vineyard                            5 minutes

West Dean House                             25 minutes

 

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