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Why The George in Rye is the perfect wedding venue for you

Set in the heart of historic Rye, with an exquisite original Georgian Ballroom and 41 luxurious guest bedrooms, The George offers the ultimate romantic setting for your wedding celebrations.

But don’t just take our word for it – we were voted one of the top 100 wedding venues in the world by Condé Nast Brides magazine in 2018.

  • Townhouse property in historic rye
  • 16th century coaching inn
  • Short walk to Town Hall for ceremony
  • 41 luxury bedrooms to take over
  • Seasonal and locally-sourced menus
  • Up to 90 guests (day), 120 guests (exclusive use)
  • Georgian Ballroom
  • The acclaimed George Grill
  • Private dining in the Long Room
  • Dedicated wedding co-ordinator



Our Wedding Service

The George offers a bespoke wedding service which can be designed to your specific requirements; find out what’s included in our wedding package, and how you can tailor your day to make it a truly special experience.

Planning the Day

Learn more about planning your wedding at The George in Rye, and how we can make it a day to remember.

New Year’s Eve Wedding

There can be only one. The George offers one lucky couple the chance to have the most memorable wedding imaginable and the celebration to end all celebrations with a New Year’s Eve wedding. Find out what’s included and how you can make it a truly special experience.

What’s included in a wedding package at The George in Rye?

Read more about what our packages include here.


Where can our wedding or civil partnership ceremony take place?

The Town Hall and St Mary’s Church are both 2 minutes walk away. You can also have a blessing at the George, but this is not a legal ceremony.


Does the venue welcome gay and LGBTQ+ weddings?

Yes, absolutely!


Can we choose the food for our wedding?

Yes, we offer lots of choice for each course, as well as optional upgrades. We’ll host you for an afternoon tasting session, where you’re able to select your bespoke wedding menu. For guests with dietary needs, we are very happy to provide a separate menu, or adapt your chosen menu.


What accommodation is available onsite?

We have 41 beautiful, individually-designed rooms at The George, of which there are two Junior Suites which make the perfect Bridal Suites – ask for room 12 or room 34.


Where would you recommend locally for photos?

Rye has many pretty cobbled streets that make wonderful back drops for photos, Mermaid Street being the most famous. There are also stunning panoramic views across the marshes from the castle, as well as nearby Camber Sands with its sandy dunes and rolling sea.

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As well as our Ballroom & Longroom wedding packages we offer exclusive use of the whole hotel from midday of your wedding to midday the following day. All the rooms plus the bars, restaurant, sitting rooms, courtyard as well as the Ballroom & Long room exclusively just for you and your guests.
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