Venue Hire In Lewes | Our Function Room

Truly unique venue hire in Lewes, for all types of events to ensure you have the most memorable day.

The Linklater Pavilion is a fantastic venue nestled on the edge of Lewes Railway Land. The Linklater can be used for many different types of events and functions, from community events to corporate away days and special occasions. It benefits from one of the most stunning surroundings in Sussex, located right by the River Ouse, underneath the chalky white cliffs of Lewes. This fantastic landscape makes it the perfect place for a day of sanctuary to ensure that your special occasion or event is enjoyed by everyone. The Linklater itself has many sustainable features, including a living roof, photovoltaic panels, a ground source heat pump and its own water supply. It is a beautiful, versatile building able to accommodate up to 120 people.

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Facilities at the Linklater Pavilion


The Linklater Pavilion is fully accessible and easy to reach by public transport, by bike or on foot. We have some car parking facilities on site and other car parks in Lewes Town centre are nearby. There is full disabled access to both floors of the Linklater Pavilion.


Upstairs in the Linklater, a series of moveable walls provide flexible arrangements of the space.


Capacity of the Linklater:


  • The whole of the upstairs space, accommodating up to 120  people

  • The Mettyear Room, accommodating up to 40 people

  • The River Room, accommodating up to 20  people


Facilities that we can offer free of charge are:


  • Free WiFi access

  • Digital projector

  • Access to the kitchen, including use of crockery and cutlery


The Linklater Pavilion, Railway Land, Lewes

The Jolly Room


The downstairs of the building has recently been refloored and updated. It is a large, welcoming space with a poured rubber floor, three sets of doors that open directly onto the Railway Land, access to toilets and facilities for making hot drinks, making it the perfect venue for Children's birthday parties.

To find out more about hiring the Jolly Room get in touch.


Improvements to the Jolly Room were part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

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The European Agricultural  Fund for Rural Development:

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Cost of hire


Please contact us to discuss your requirements and the cost of hiring space at the Linklater. We have discounted rates for not-for-profit organisations and for groups whose work meets our objectives around sustainability and environmental engagement.