Muddy says: Give cookie cutter weddings the elbow and trust your party planning to these cool and quirky specialists
Muddy says: historic plants, sweeping views and frequent family events mean there's always a reason to return to this special place
Muddy says: Humorous decorative touches meet historic charm at this gastro pub with rooms and lodges and a wedding licence.
Muddy says: Is this the most fun place to lay your head in Brighton? Probably. Book into a themed room or drop in for bands, comedy and cocktails.
Muddy says: This compact racecourse backed by the South Downs is a hidden gem. Make a day of it with a meal on site or hire a venue with a view for a big bash.
Muddy says: An award-winning country retreat where you can learn to bake bread and cakes, walk off your indulgence and stay over in cottages. Or, simply stop in for lunch or tea.