This 16th-century coaching inn - all low, beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplaces andproperales on tap - is ultra characterful, with its eclectic and playful interiors, chock-full of old typewriters, vintage suitcases and mismatched chandeliers.

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Plus, there are seven individually styled bedrooms for you and your guests, just up the stairs.

Ceremony capacity: 90; Plate cost per head: £43; www.thebellinticehurst.com