Frequently Asked Questions
What is your policy on catering at Long Furlong Barn?
We have a sole catering option, collaborating with Circa Events for all our events at Long Furlong Barn. We believe that this offers the best possible quality and service experience for our couples and clients. Circa Events offer an extensive menu for all event types at competitive prices. For further information about Circa Events and our food and drink offering, please click here
Can you bring your own alcohol?
We offer a bring your own alcohol service for post ceremony drinks and the wedding breakfast. The bar operated by Circa Events will takeover from 7pm. For further information regarding this service please contact the Long Furlong Barn Team.
Do you have accommodation at Long Furlong Barn?
We do not offer accommodation on-site: However, we have a variety of local accommodation within minutes from the venue to fit all budgets and requirements. All details can be found in our brochure.
Can we have live music and Bands?
Yes, we permit live music and bands
How many guests can you accommodate?
We can accommodate up to 150 guests for both the ceremony and wedding breakfast, with up to 200 standing guests for the evening.
Do we need to hire a registrar?
If you are planning to hold a ceremony at the barn then you will need to hire a registrar through West Sussex County Council or you can also hire a Celebrant to conduct your ceremony if you are already legally married.
Do I have to have my wedding ceremony on site?
You are not obliged to hold your wedding ceremony onsite, however we are fully licensed to conduct both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies at Long Furlong Barn. If you wish to get married offsite, then the venue package hire will remain the same, and the venue will be exclusively yours, all day.
What time can I access to the barn from for my wedding or event?
You have access from 9am for your wedding day, and a complimentary 1 hour set up time before your start time for private and corporate events. For further information on access times and setting up, please get in touch with the Long Furlong Barn team.
Who sets up my decór on the day of my event?
if you are using Long Furlong Barn decór, then this will be available and in situ for your event. If you are bringing your own personal decór, then it will be your responsibility to site at the beginning and remove your decor at the end of your hire period.
When can my venue stylist or florist set up and take down before and after my event?
if you are using a venue stylist or florist implement your wedding or event decor, then they will have the same access as you do. Please be aware that you may incur an additional charge from your supplier, should you need to remove your decor on the same day of your event after midnight. We will do as much as possible to avoid this, however with back to back events, we cannot always confirm a next day take down. Please contact your venue stylist or Florist for further information.
What are your license times?
Standard hire times for weddings are from 9am to 12am at weekends and 9am to 11.30pm midweek and Sundays.
Can we leave cars overnight after an event?
Yes, you may leave yours overnight in the overflow car park and collect them the following day before 10am.
Is there enough parking?
We have an ample car parking with an overflow car park for larger events
Where is the nearest train station?
The nearest train station is Goring -by-Sea which is a stopping service. Worthing train station offers more services but is a few minutes more in a Taxi.
Do you have recommended suppliers, and do we have to use them?
We are privileged to have many local trusted suppliers that add that special touch to your wedding day or event. Whilst we welcome all suppliers to Long Furlong Barn, we do have a group of regular suppliers at Long Furlong Barn who understand the venue and know the Long Furlong Barn team. When you book your wedding with us or event, we will provide you with our recommended list.
Do you allow fireworks, fire pits or sparklers?
Unfortunately, due to our location on a working farm, we cannot permit fireworks. Fire pits and sparklers are also not permitted on the advice of our fire safety warden.