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#1

Downing College

Regent Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1DQ, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Up to 168 guests
Downing College sits amidst 20 acres of lawns and trees, yet it is within half a mile of the historic centre of Cambridge. The buildings date back to the beginning of the 19th century and are predominantly neo-classical in style conveying a sense of elegance and spaciousness. Downing College offers a flexible venue with facilities suitable for conferences, meetings, Weddings, Gala Dinners and Private Dining. We also provide accommodation to suit a range of budgets.

Downing College is an idyllic venue for your Wedding day. With a combination of beautiful architecture, tranquil gardens and landscaping, our wedding couples can relax and enjoy their day knowing they are in safe and experienced hands.


The Howard Building offers a classical and elegant venue for your Civil Ceremony. The Assembly Room, which is situated on the first floor, is a spacious room with decorative scrolls, an abundance of natural light and a balcony overlooking the West Lodge Garden. Situated on the ground floor is the Drawing Room with patio doors opening out on to the West Lodge Garden. An ideal area for a drinks reception and photographs following your ceremony.


Couples have the opportunity to enjoy their Wedding Breakfast in our stunning neo-classical College Hall. Seating up to 168 guests, you can dine in a beautiful, vibrant and warm room filled with rich character. After your four course Wedding Breakfast is served, we invite our guests to then enjoy a drinks reception in the Senior Combination Room and the Fellows Garden to further unwind before the Hall is transformed into an evening entertainment venue.


• Dedicated wedding co-ordinator

• Elegant, impressive venue set within beautiful gardens

• Central location in historic Cambridge

• Downing College Wedding Package

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Flexible venue with excellent service and facilities
#2

Anstey Hall

Maris Lane, Trumpington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 9LG, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£3000
Up to 200 guests
Whether you dream of an English afternoon tea with croquet on the lawn or a lavish weekend affair, Anstey Hall offers the perfect location, facilities and flexibility, to ensure that your wedding is just that … YOUR wedding.

Our team is always on hand to ensure your day is flawless and we excel at both traditional and non-traditional weddings. The Hall is licensed for civil ceremonies for 120 guests and dining for up to 200 guests.


It is YOUR country house for YOUR Special Day. That is something we feel is important as it ensures exclusivity.


We have contact with all types of musicians, florists, ice sculptors and much more. Everything is tailored to fit your tastes and can be as intimate and informal as you wish.


Limited only by your imagination, you could have fireworks, a hot air balloon, a casino, a traditional Victorian carousel, or even a helicopter arrival.


• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• The Grand Ball Room can seat up to 90 dining guests

• The lavishly furnished Marquee can seat 500 dining guests

• Impeccable, exquisite catering offered to suit your personal tastes

• Ample on-site parking
#3

Swynford Manor

London Road, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, CB8 0UE, Newmarket, Suffolk
£2400
Up to 100 guests
Set in beautiful grounds, with majestic, mature trees and open lawns, this Cambridgeshire wedding venue features elegant and wonderfully surprising interiors, an indulgent and luxurious honeymoon suite and 12 lavish guest bedrooms. For those seeking a boutique chic style in the country, Swynford Manor is the perfect choice.

Our Study is the perfect setting for more intimate civil ceremonies, with space for up to 100 guests. Alternatively, our beautiful Garden Room has room for up to 150 guests, ideal for larger ceremonies or wedding receptions.


Opt for a romantic outdoor ceremony under our pergola, surrounded by pretty flowers and trees. Walk down the aisle as your friends and family watch you exchange vows in this glorious setting.
#4

Burloes Hall

Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 9NE, Royston, Hertfordshire
Up to 300 guests
Burloes Hall, a beautiful Queen Anne Style country house, is the family home of Sir Francis and Lady Newman. With stunning views of the rolling chalk hills of Hertfordshire, the gardens at Burloes Hall provide an ideal venue for weddings, events and parties, as well as the perfect backdrop for any film or promotional video.

The Hall’s generous lawns are bordered by handsome beech trees and mature yew hedges enclose secret Edwardian gardens offering old world charm.


Only minutes from a beautiful 13th century church, this corner of North Hertfordshire is ideal for anyone who wants to combine a traditional church wedding with a vista-rich reception. The estate is within easy reach of London, the M11 and the A1.


Our philosophy is simple: provide you with the beautiful canvas and let you create your own wedding memories. For that reason, we do not limit your decisions by presenting you with a menu of options but instead, we offer a choice of a wide range of independent wedding caterers, marquee providers, photographers, florists in fact, everything you need to create your own special day.


• Beautiful gardens with stunning views of the rolling chalk hills of Hertfordshire

• Wedding parties have exclusive use of Burloes Hall gardens for their reception

• Ideally located within easy reach of London and Cambridge, as well as the M11, A10 and A1

• No corkage charge

• Your wedding reception can finish at 1amYour wedding reception can finish at 1 am

• Bridal changing facilities availableHistoric
#5

Lattenbury Hill Weddings

Dumptilow Farm, Lattenbury Hill, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9PA, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lattenbury Hill Weddings is set in the middle of our family run Cambridgeshire farm. We are in a very private location, just 25 minutes from Cambridge. The farm has stunning views, with a charming natural pond, rolling fields and mature woodlands. It is the perfect setting for your dream marquee or tipi wedding styled to your choice.

Our beautiful 2-acre fenced paddock offers the perfect setting for creating some truly wonderful memories. We welcome campers and glampers and have enough room for your very own chic glamping village or festival style camping area.


We really do offer a blank canvas.


The paddock is spacious enough to accommodate a large marquee, but at the same time, it can also be the perfect setting for a more intimate wedding.


There is ample space for car parking where all your guests can park comfortably and are welcome to leave their vehicles overnight and collect the following day.


We also welcome well-behaved pets to Lattenbury to share your special day with you.


We offer a recommended suppliers list should you need any help or ideas, however, you are completely free to use your preferred suppliers. As it is your special day, we believe you should have exactly as you wish. A member of the Lattenbury Hill Weddings team will be available to advise you from the moment you enquire and throughout your celebrations.


Whether you have a weekend or a midweek wedding, we will always ensure the preparations for your special day are not rushed. You will have access to the paddock 3 days prior to your wedding day between the hours of 10am and 5pm. We are happy to be flexible if you feel you need more time to perfect the finishing touches.


If camping or glamping is not for you, there is plenty of accommodation locally, The George in Buckden have 12 beautiful rooms all named after famous George's. The Bridge Hotel in Huntingdon is also close by along with The Cambridge Belfry in Cambourne.


• Located in a family run farm in Cambridgeshire

• Private setting

• Stunning views

• Ideal for a marquee or tipi wedding

• Well-behaved pets are welcome

• Your very own blank canvas
#6

Minstrel Court

North Road, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0AB, Royston, Hertfordshire
£3000
Up to 150 guests
There are two ways to enjoy Minstrel Court for weddings. One is to hire the Venue and add on any extras such as food either provided by us or yourselves. We allow professional outside catering from Sunday - Wednesday but they do not have access to our main kitchens - (there is a smaller kitchen attached to the marquee which can be used). We will provide the bar but you can bring in your own wine with a corkage charge. For dry hire we are unable to hire the bridal suite or guest rooms. For all other days see the special offers page.

The second is to take advantage of our great all inclusive Wedding packages. Basically containing everything you will need for the big day (outside of a dress and a cake!) we think they represent stunning value with no hidden costs! Also, very aspect of any package is adjustable and priced in advance allowing for peace of mind and total flexibility as well! For full details and prices look under "Special Offers" (the green bar at the top of this page)


• Specialising in all year round outdoor ceremonies whatever the weather with a choice of three romantic Locations

• Set in 7 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking a private lake

• All inclusive package deals for 60 people from £3999 (extra guests can be added)

• Exclusively yours for the day

• Fully flexible catering options - no set menus - external catering allowed midweek

• On site accommodation available.
#7

The Granary Estates

The Estates Office, Parsonage Lane, Woodditton, CB8 9RZ, Suffolk, Suffolk
Up to 200 guests
THE GRANARY ESTATES OFFERS TWO OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND EXCLUSIVE COUNTRYSIDE VENUES ON THE SUFFOLK AND CAMBRIDGESHIRE BORDER

Found in the charming village of Woodditton just outside Newmarket, stands The Granary Barns. From the classic flint walls on its approach, the original timber beams on display throughout, to the picturesque cornfields surrounding the grounds, the 18th century Granary Barn is the perfect setting for a relaxed and intimate wedding day.


The venue consists of two original barns linked by an open glass walkway with a stunning private courtyard in between, ideal for a relaxed drinks reception. Holding a license for ceremonies, the barns are perfect for intimate celebrations and can also accommodate larger weddings for up to 175 guests.


The Estates’ dedicated and enthusiastic Events Team have the knowledge and experience to provide full support in assisting couples to organise their special day from the early booking stages right through to the end of the evening reception.


Both venues combine luxury and professional services making sure your event is one to remember.
#8

Chippenham Park

Chippenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5PT, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Up to 250 guests
IF YOU’VE DREAMT OF GETTING MARRIED IN AN ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE AND GARDEN, YOUR SEARCH FOR A WEDDING VENUE STOPS HERE!

Chippenham Park is a privately-owned Grade II listed house, surrounded by 300 acres of Parkland and Gardens. It’s located on the Suffolk-Cambridgeshire border near Ely and Newmarket. Cambridge, Norwich and London are all easily accessible, making it easy for your guests to reach. But secluded and peaceful enough to give you a truly magical wedding day.


• Beautiful countryside location

• Located on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border, just 60 miles from London

• Set within 300 acres of stunning gardens and parkland

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Lakeside marquee for up to 200 guests

• Bridal changing facilities available
#9

Hinchingbrooke House

Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE18 6BN, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£2200
Up to 200 guests
The spectacular setting of Hinchingbrooke House provides a unique location for Wedding Receptions, Civil Marriages, Civil Partnerships and Renewal of Vows Ceremonies. Access to the house is gained via a Medieval Gateway and Apostles' Green immediately capturing some of the charm of this ancestral home of the Cromwells and the Earls of Sandwich.

At Hinchingbrooke the grounds are reserved for all wedding parties from 11am to 12midnight. With so many beautiful rooms to choose from, you can plan your day exactly how you would like it to be. A reception room upstairs with a balcony overlooking the magnificent grounds is also allocated to the bride and groom for the day.


Since 1995 Hinchingbrooke House has been licensed for civil marriage ceremonies. All of the large rooms on the ground floor are suitable for ceremonies and can be arranged to suit the specific needs of the wedding party. The Functions Manager will discuss the format of your ceremony with you and can provide advice on all aspects of the marriage. Couples need to contact the Registry Office independently to arrange the date and time of their ceremony.


An extensive range of menus and wines is provided by Hinchingbrooke Catering Service and the Functions Manager will be happy to meet you and discuss your exact requirements. In addition, The Functions Manager is able to advise you on the timings of the day, usage of rooms, seating plan, the position of the wedding cake and all the many other finer details which ensure the day is a great success.
#10

Parklands Quendon Hall

Quendon Hall, Quendon, Nr Saffron Walden Essex, CB11 3XN, Saffron Walden, Essex
£4000 
Parklands, Quendon Hall, on the Essex/Hertfordshire border, provides a perfectly picturesque setting for weddings, receptions and corporate events. Our prestigious, award winning venue is offered to you exclusively – your wedding, your way, your home for the day.

A luxurious mansion, beautifully manicured grounds with deer roaming the landscape – Parklands, Quendon Hall offers the perfect balance of exquisite elegance and grandeur, with a relaxed and welcoming feel – simply stunning for weddings, receptions, Asian weddings and civil partnerships. Excellent business conference facilities are also available.


From the most lavish of celebrations to more intimate events, our versatile reception rooms overlooking pretty, landscaped gardens, offer endless scope and flexibility whatever your dream day demands.


Our dedicated, experienced team will leave nothing to chance, assuring you and your guests of an unforgettable experience, magical moments and everlasting memories.
#11

shortmead house

Shortmead Lane, , Bedfordshire, SG18 0FG, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Shortmead provides a wide range of opportunities to make your wedding day special all year round, offering a choice of location for both your ceremony and reception.

In the summer, use of the gardens and grounds provide the perfect location for a larger celebration, whether formal or informal. In winter the house and stables provide wonderful settings for an intimate occasion, and of course you will have exclusive use of Shortmead for your event.
#12

The Old Nene Golf & Country Club

Old Nene Golf Club, Muchwood Lane, Bodsey, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2XQ, Ramsey, Wiltshire
Up to 200 guests
Nestled in 88 acres of manicured grounds, the Old Nene Golf and Country club, is the perfect place to celebrate your special day with your family and friends.

Our newly built clubhouse and function centre completed in summer 2016 has a contemporary feel, in a beautiful setting, which really makes it the perfect place to celebrate.


At The Old Nene we build our wedding package around each of our bride and groom’s requirements, so not only does this make your day unique, but it allows you to get the most from your budget, to really give that wow factor on your special day.


We have 3 function rooms and couples can choose to have any combination of our rooms during their day.


And why not make use of our beautiful veranda and private balcony with views over our lake and manicured golf course. It’s the perfect setting for your photographer to catch those special moments with your loved ones.


Please contact us for all wedding prices and to request a brochure, we would love to hear from you.


We are located just outside Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, approximately 12 miles from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and only 28 miles from Cambridge.


Guests:


We can seat up to 86 day guests

Up to 150 total guests for the evening

Up to 3 bars available on request


Catering:


We have a selection of approved caterers which allows you to choose exactly what you require for you and your guests.


It’s all about choice…your choice


Accommodation:


7 one and two bedroom lodges available on request

Weekend and weekday wedding dates available


• Located among 88 acres of grounds

• Newly built clubhouse, completed in summer 2016

• We create a package to suit you

• 7 luxury 1 and 2 bedroom lodges with hot tubs

• Located just outside of Ramsey in Cambridgeshire

• Stunning views create the perfect setting
#13

Swiss Garden

Old Warden Park, Old Warden,, SG18 9ER, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Whether you are looking for exclusive location hire, to host a corporate event, use our conferencing and team building facilities, hold a wake or celebrate a child’s birthday with a party, we have a bespoke solution to meet your needs. Specialist groups and events very welcome.

Our team would be delighted to discuss the options available to give you a better understanding of how your requirements will work at Shuttleworth.
#14

Spains Hall Estate

Finchingfield, Braintree CM7 4NJ, CM7 4NJ, Braintree, Essex
£1200 
The Estate is the perfect place to enjoy the countryside. Get away from it all in rural North Essex, just a stones throw from Braintree, Saffron Walden, Haverhill, Stansted Airport, the M11, Cambridge and Chelmsford. As a working farming estate we care deeply about our environment, woodlands and the wildlife we provide a home for. Check out our blog for the latest news.

Stay with us in a lovely self-catering holiday cottage or our seculded campsite.

Whilst here why not also spend some time carp fishing, or endulge your passion for photography in one of our dedicated wildlife photography hides? In winter months enjoy the fruits of the forest with our sustainably produced wild venison. If you live near us why not join our farm rides scheme and ride your horse over 12 miles of private off-road tracks.


It's not all about your time off either. Our cottages are available for business accommodation, and as gap accommodation when you need a place to stay between house moves.
#15

Walkern Hall

Walkern Hall, Walkern, Stevenage, SG2 7JA, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Walkern Hall is an imposing Georgian Manor House surrounded by beautiful gardens, magnificent trees and extensive parkland; it is the ideal setting for your country house wedding, private party or event.
The house and grounds, large walled garden, parkland or beautiful stable block offer varied film location and photographic opportunities.

Whatever your purpose, Walkern Hall is perfectly situated, located in unspoilt countryside yet only three or so miles east of Stevenage and minutes from Junction 7 of the A1.
#16

Little Easton Manor

Little Easton Manor Park Road,, CM6 2JN, Little Dunmow, Essex
Described as “a jewel of England, perfectly set …”

Steeped in history, romance and a love of family, Little Easton Manor, offers a unique opportunity to choose the wedding you really want.


We give you a stunning grade II listed manor of distinction with unrivalled heritage and spectacular grounds to host the day of your dreams, allowing you to fill our home with the people and things that will make you feel special. If it's possible we'll achieve it. Love conquers all.


Quiet and intimate, bold or dramatic - the choice is yours. We want to unleash your dreams and make your special day unforgettable.


A visit is free and we'd love to help you discover the day you've been waiting for. People and feelings matter most. Let's talk about what matters to you...
#17

Needham House

Blakemore End Road, Little Wymondley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7JJ, Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Up to 250 guests
Set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, Needham House is an idyllic wedding venue for your perfect day. Our goal is to see your dreams fulfilled for your special day, our dedicated & professional team will ensure it's a day to remember for you and all of your guests.

We believe weddings are personal, therefore we love to find out every detail of both of you, whether it be the food, the entertainment or the drink, we are always thinking of the smallest attributes that make up your dream day.


Say "I do" in the venue that suits you, we are licensed for indoor weddings in either our traditional Charlton Suite, contemporary Needham Suite or outside in our picturesque gardens.


Spacious and sophisticated, we offer an array of options for your magical day from start to finish.


• NEW four-star boutique hotel

• Suitable for weddings of up to 150 guests, or more intimate celebrations

• A variety of options for your day; the traditional Charlton Suite and the Marquee

• Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator on hand throughout

• Enchanting backdrop for photos with two acres of peaceful garden parkland

• Civil license for internal & external weddings
#18

Wrest Park House & Gardens

Wrest Park House & Gardens, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR, Silsoe, Bedfordshire
Up to 400 guests
Think of a grand French chateau in miniature. The grounds of Wrest Park are adorned with stunning lawns, wooded walks and flower gardens, dotted with fountains, statues and ornate follies. If you yearn for stunning historic surroundings, mixing elegant French architecture with a grand and picturesque landscape, then Wrest Park is your ideal wedding day location.

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This unique 19th century mansion combines English architecture with the style of an 18th century French chateau. There is an array of rooms available to host your perfect day. The magnificent 92 acre gardens also combine three centuries of English garden design, providing the perfect background to your day.


• Historic mansion house and stunning landscape gardens

• Exclusive hire

• Top quality local wedding suppliers

• Dedicated hospitality staff

• Marquee with capacity for up to 1000 guests

• Ceremonies & receptions
#19

Barnston Lodge

Parsonage Lane, Barnston, Gt Dunmow, Essex, CM6 3NZ, Dunmow, Essex
Up to 200 guests
Barnston Lodge, Essex, is the ideal venue for a wonderful marquee wedding reception. With a stunning Georgian mansion in the backdrop and magnificent surrounding grounds, the tranquil venue is a timeless example of rural England – complete with surrounding paddocks, grazing horses and farmland.

As a family home, all guests to Barnston Lodge are made to feel relaxed and welcome from the moment they arrive. When you hold your wedding here, you will have exclusive use of the grounds for the entire day. Yours will be the only wedding taking place on the premise, allowing you and your guests to have a superb, private celebration.


Originally a cart lodge, the ‘Brew House’, complete with a large open fire, offers a ‘quiet room’ for some of your guests to relax in during the evening festivities. In addition, a variety of games can be arranged to take place on the lawn for your younger guests, while you enjoy the enchanting atmosphere of Barnston Lodge.


You can place the marquee wherever it suits you, offering you the unique opportunity to pick your own view. Barnston Lodge is a photographer’s dream; the backdrop of the lovely Georgian Mansion, glorious lawns and rose garden provide a delightful setting for your photographs. The lake, a haven for wildlife, is home to ducks and guinea fowl and boasts a charming jetty, ideal for photos. Unique aerial photographs are also available.


We have approved local wine merchants and caterers, but you are more than welcome to plan this yourself. We can also provide some guide prices for your catering on request. We do not insist that you use our own suppliers, and we do not charge corkage. We have even known guests to drive straight from Calais to Barnston with their wine requirements. Your wine can be stored in our cellar until you need it.


For more information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


• Exclusive use available

• Peaceful and secluded setting

• Access to a private lake and jetty

• Over 100 rooms available locally, from budget motels to Country Hotels

• Conveniently located between Chelmsford and Stansted, within a short distance from A12, M11 and M25
#20

Hexton Manor & The Walled Garden Marquee

Hexton Manor Hexton, SG5 3JH, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Based in the stunning grounds of Hexton Manor Country Estate on the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire borders, The Walled Garden Marquee Wedding Venue is the perfect place to stage your special day.

Hexton Manor is licensed for civil ceremonies in the grand hall within the manor house as well as now being licenced for outdoor ceremonies on the beautiful veranda overlooking the lake (with swans on occasion!). Your reception is then catered for within The Walled Garden in the marquee venue.


With our vast event management background and an eye for the finer detail in everything we do, first we discuss your requirements, advise you on the best options to suit your budget and then deliver a full range of event services from venue hire through to table decorations, bar services, catering and entertainment This covers all kinds of events from Weddings, through to corporate days, private parties and even film locations and photographic shoots. Flexibility is the key to our success.

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