The Dining Room is dramatically decorated with historic family portraits, including that of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger, who was beheaded on Tower Hill in 1554 for leading a rebellion against Queen Mary, and his grandfather, Sir Henry Wyatt who was a courtier with Henry VII. Above the entrance door is a portrait of Sir George Scovell, Wellington’s code breaker in the Spanish Peninsular war of 1808 to 1814. There are many other portraits including a family group of Hugh and Evelyn Wyatt and their six children, who lived at Cissbury around 1900 when the house was in its heyday.
French windows lead onto the front terrace which offers wonderful views of the park.
This room can hold up to 28 guests seated at one long table for private dining functions or up to 50 guests at round tables. We are able to accommodate from 30 guests to 200 guests for a funeral reception utilising the ground floor of Cissbury House. The Dining Room, The Main Hallways, The Drawing Room and outside terraces and gardens.