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#1

The Compasses at Pattiswick

The Compasses at Pattiswick Compasses Road Pattiswick, CM77 8BG, Braintree, Essex
Aside from weddings and corporate events, The Compasses at Pattiswick provides an ideal location to gather friends and family to celebrate your special occasion. Our venue is perfect for anniversaries, christenings, birthday parties or simply an excuse to gather your nearest and dearest in beautiful surroundings with attentive service and excellent food.

With so many years of experience in event management, The Compasses team will work with you to put together your perfect party – taking care of all the arrangements for you or working alongside you as we tackle the exciting arrangements together.


From formal seated dinners to buffets, BBQs and hog roasts, our flexible catering team allow us to tailor any event to suit your requirements, leaving you free to relax with your guests and a glass of bubbly!
#2

Princes Theatre

Town Hall, Station Road,,, CO15 1SE, Clacton On Sea, Essex
Constructed in 1931, the Princes Theatre is a large grade 2 listed building designed and built with flexibility in mind, complimented by it’s ancillary, the Essex Hall. Together they are able to accommodate anything from the smallest board meeting upto a 600 seat Conference. It includes purpose built rooms, high quality audio visual equipment and flexible catering facilities.

For a wedding with a difference, situated in a listed building in Clacton Town Hall, based in the popular and picturesque resort of Clacton on Sea, the Princes Theatre is unique and sets a dramatic backdrop which makes the ideal venue. From traditional and sophisticated to dramatic and theatrical weddings, the Princes Theatre offers packages to suit all types, to make your special day perfect.


With a dedicated wedding team with many years experience of organising events, functions and performances we will organise your day to the highest standard and provide the wedding your deserve.


As each and every wedding is very individual, our in-house wedding co-ordinator will discuss with the bride and groom their needs and requirements, and give them the dedicated attention to the smallest of detail.
#3

Gosfield Hall

Hall Drive, Gosfield, Essex, CO9 1SF, Gosfield, Essex
£6000
Up to 250 guests
Palatial Georgian mansion set in glorious Essex countryside
Gosfield Hall can be found in Constable Country, glorious rural Essex, only 30 minutes from Stansted and easily accessible from the M11. A meandering driveway through pretty parkland leads you to the imposing front of the house. Through the gateway, guests are welcomed into a tranquil inner courtyard, centered around a fountain filled with ornamental carp. Explore over 10 acres of elegant grounds, with reception rooms boasting panoramic views of the mile-long lake.
#4

Belchamp Hall

Belchamp Walter, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 7AT, Sudbury, Suffolk
£1750
Up to 150 guests
Steeped in History, the stunning house and it’s grounds in Belchamp Walter is the perfect venue for one of the most memorable days of your life.

Belchamp Hall is a Queen Anne period house of rich red brick with a front nine bays wide and of two storeys, below a cornice and solid parapet. The Hall and its’ grounds is registered under the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953, within the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens by English Heritage for its special historic interest.


They are on the Suffolk / Essex border, near Sudbury. Close to Colchester, Braintree, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and just 90 minutes from London.


Belchamp Hall is a wedding venue that allows you to have the wedding of your choice. The private estate allows you to feel completely at ease, with each intimate wedding being tailored to the personal requirements of the couple. Attention to detail is of the upmost importance at Belchamp Hall, so their staff are on hand to assist you should you need any help planning your special day.


They specialise in intimate weddings for up to 50 people but, on rare occasions, they do allow much larger marquee based weddings to be held at Belchamp Hall. Either way, each wedding is bespoke to the couple.


Your civil wedding ceremony can be held in one of the stunning rooms in the Hall. Or alternatively, you could hold your ceremony in the folly within the estate ground. The beautiful St Mary’s church is also situated right opposite the main entrance to Belchamp Hall.
#5

Glebe Community Hall

Glebe Community Hall Braintree, CM7 5RB, Braintree, Essex
Up to 150 guests
The hall has recently been refurbished bringing it up to date with clean modern facilities.

It is suitable for numerious functions including:


Children’s parties, social, commercial, club events, dancing, meetings, wedding receptions and other indoor activities.
#6

Braintree Town Hall

Market Place,, CM7 3YG, Braintree, Essex
We are delighted to be able to offer a variety of stunning rooms at very competitive prices that will not only meet all your needs but also impress your clients. From yoga classes to tea dances, business meetings and conferences, we have the perfect room for you. Laptops, projectors, screens, white boards, flip charts and Wi-Fi are all available free of charge and refreshments and kitchen facilities can also be provided. Whatever your requirements, our friendly team of staff are here to help. Discounts are available for registered charity and constituted groups, please enquire for prices.
#7

The Hangar Kesgrave Hall

Milsoms Kesgrave, Hall Hall Road, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 2PU, Kesgrave, Suffolk
£4000
Up to 300 guests
As one of Suffolk’s most exciting wedding venues, The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall in Ipswich is a truly spectacular and stylish setting for your day. With elegant silk decor draped along each wall accented with state-of-the-art lighting, it won’t take you long to understand why so many people have fallen in love with this magical atmosphere.

The Hangar is one of Milsom’s finest wedding venues in Ipswich, featuring suspended lighting creates the perfect ambience for your first dance, and oversized leather sofas provide your guests with the opportunity to recline in the height of luxury in this Suffolk wedding venue.


If a stunning wedding venue in Ipswich is what you’re looking for, this great wedding reception venue in Suffolk has a total capacity for up to 300 wedding guests. Milsoms Kesgrave Hall also holds a civil wedding licence, so there’s no need to go elsewhere for your civil ceremony! Enjoy your wedding at this elegant Suffolk venue from start to finish, and savour the reality of every moment of your special day while it lasts.


Just a thought, take over The Whitehouse (4 bedrooms, two of which are principal rooms) with

friends and family the night before your wedding, call it a ‘girls night in’ – we’ll even supply the fizz! Ask for more details.
#8

Barnston Lodge

Parsonage Ln,, CM6 3NY, Dunmow, Essex
Welcome to Barnston Lodge Weddings. A stunning wedding venue in Great Dunmow, Essex, the house and grounds of Barnston Lodge creates the perfect backdrop to your marquee wedding. With paddocks of grazing horses and a large lake, this family run wedding venue offers itself to you entirely for your day.

At Barnston Lodge Weddings, your day is designed by you. Whether you want a traditional reception with three course wedding breakfast, or tipi wedding with gourmet food trucks, we are always on hand to transform your dream day into a reality.
#9

Sturmer Hall

Church Walk, Sturmer, CB9 7XD, Haverhill, Suffolk
£4000 
From beautiful catering to creative ideas, from lavish sets to original entertainment, we will make sure your party will be bespoke and truly memorable.

Always original and never, ever boring our Exclusive Parties are everything you ever dreamt and more than you ever expected. Our unique private location and our heady mix of style and imagination ensures we have exactly what it takes to deliver the most exciting and exclusive private parties imaginable.


From highly impressive Valet Parking to Live Bands to Inspirational Cabaret Acts Sturmer Hall Management have exactly what it takes to create an event like no other, totally unique and absolutely exclusive to you and your guest list.
#10

Helmingham Hall

Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF, Stowmarket, Suffolk
Up to 400 guests
Imagine a moated Tudor Hall set within a 400 acre deer park, with magnificent Grade 1 listed gardens as the backdrop to one of the biggest day of your life. Helmingham Hall Gardens is a truly picturesque venue for your ideal country wedding.

We are fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies in The Coach House. Take full advantage of the gardens and surrounding parkland for your photos while your guests enjoy Champagne and canapés on the Parterre, before heading to the marquee in front of the Hall for the evening’s celebrations, or back to The Coach House for an intimate wedding breakfast.


Wedding Ceremonies

The Coach House

We are licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships in The Coach House, situated a short walk from our beautiful gardens. After the service the gardens can be exclusively used for your photos, drinks and canapés, regardless of whether we are hosting the whole day or the ceremony only.


St Mary’s Church, Helmingham

This beautiful church welcomes couples that are looking to have a religious ceremony. Situated on the edge of the Estate, St Mary’s Church is located a short but charming stroll away from the Hall and gardens.


Wedding Celebration Ceremonies and Blessings

Wedding celebration ceremonies or blessings can also be held in the beautiful gardens and parkland, giving you more freedom and flexibility when planning your dream ceremony.


Wedding Receptions

The Coach House

The Coach House is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding, comfortably seating 65 guests for a wedding breakfast and a smaller connected area that is perfect for dancing the night away. In the summer months, guests can spill out into the courtyard and explore the romantic gardens. Our exclusive Suffolk wedding venue has high ceilings and large windows, offering a great space with a very special ambiance.


Marquee Wedding Receptions

Marquee wedding receptions in our 400 acre deer park are held adjacent to the magnificent Tudor Hall, just a short walk from the gardens. Your chosen structure – be it traditional or modern marquee, tipi or stretch tent – will be put up for your wedding to your exact specifications. With limited dates available per year, our marquee wedding receptions are a unique and exclusive way to celebrate your special day. As your guests sit down to the wedding breakfast, the views of the moated Hall, ancient oak trees and rolling countryside are truly second to none. There is no maximum limit to the number of guests you can have for your wedding breakfast, and your guests are also free to explore the gardens during the day.


• Exclusive use available – no other event will take place here on your big day

• Beautiful Grade I listed gardens within the 400-acre ancient deer park

• Can hold your civil ceremony within The Coach House or at St Mary’s Church within the estate grounds

• Perfect for both intimate and grand celebrations

• Flexible catering options and no corkage fee!

• Unique and exclusive wedding venue in the country
#11

Rayleigh Windmill

Rochford District Council, Council Offices, South Street,, SS4 1BW, Rochford, Essex
The Rayleigh Windmill is an award-winning tourist and educational attraction, and popular venue for Weddings and other celebrations. It contains a museum, an exhibition space and information about Rayleigh Mount.


Everyone is welcome to come and explore this 200 year old Grade II listed building, learn how the Windmill worked, try the quiz in the museum, dress up in traditional costumes and find out about the Castle that once stood on Rayleigh Mount! Look out for special events throughout the season.

Visit England has accredited the Rayleigh Windmill as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction. Visit England is a national body that assesses visitor attractions throughout the country.


The Windmill hosts various exhibitions throughout the season on the 2nd floor. To find out more about the exhibitions lined up this season, download the flyer in the Related Content section.
#12

Crondon Park

Stock Road, Stock Essex, CM4 9DP, Stock, Essex
£4985
Up to 200 guests
Crondon Park has established a reputation as the premier wedding venue in Essex. Set in the beautiful valley of Crondon, with stunning views across the Essex countryside and our championship golf course, it’s no wonder that we are considered in Essex as ‘The Venue for All Occasions’. We have been staging weddings at Crondon Park since our opening in 1994, so we bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure that your day runs smoothly. As Essex’s best wedding venue, we have a responsibility to strive for improved standards. Our family owned business is constantly looking for ways to cater for our valued guest, and we’re keen to make your experience an unforgettable one.

Our main function room is The Baronial Hall. Built circa 1600 out of light oak, it is considered to be one of the finest examples of a Tudor/Jacobean Barn. It has a charm of its own, a very special atmosphere and that wow factor when you first see it. We have enhanced its medieval feel by adding atmosphere lighting; this charming Essex wedding venue can then be colour matched to the theme chosen for your wedding. The solid rosewood floor was acquired from County Hall London twenty years ago, and a hundred years after it was laid there. The Baronial Suite includes The Ryder Room, which is licensed to perform Civil & Partnership Ceremonies. It also has a Bridal Suite, allowing the bride to prepare herself prior to the ceremony and a private room to escape to. The private gardens are totally enclosed. It has a very private feel and cannot be overlooked by anyone. The trees are theme-lit to match the lighting in the Baronial Hall. The whole wedding venue suite is exclusive and self-contained.


The best wedding venues in Essex, and specifically Chelmsford, are extremely well represented, so we have to be vigilant and professional to stay ahead of our competitors. Crondon Park has recently been nominated and shortlisted for ‘The Best Wedding & Barn Venue in the United Kingdom’, which is a true honour. Whether you’re looking for a large wedding venue or a small wedding venue in Essex, we can accommodate for weddings of all sizes. All our catering is in house, we only use fresh produce, and we pride ourselves on presenting tasty foods for all of our wedding guests. There is a wide choice of menus to satisfy all tastes and special dietary requirements.


We welcome the opportunity to meet you, so that we may show you around our wedding venue and its incredible facilities. Contact us today to discuss your special day and your requirements.
#13

Hungarian Hall Events

Hungarian Hall, Pettistree, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0JF, Woodbridge, Suffolk
Up to 250 guests
Your reception is a big part of your wedding day and we know you want everything to be perfect including the perfect wedding venue. With the ceremony completed you can start to relax, enjoy a drink, some food and chat to all your guests, so you need a location that makes you feel confident that the next part of your day will go completely smoothly.

The stunning reception marquee at our wedding venue is set in the tranquil surroundings of our grounds and can seat up to 250 people for a wedding breakfast. If your wedding party is smaller than this then again we can be completely flexible and tailor the marquee to suit any size reception.


Our wedding venue marquee has separate areas for catering, buffet, bar and a reception area for greeting guests. The colour scheme inside the marquee can be changed at your request to fit in with your wedding colours.


The bay window of the marquee gives you and your guests a panoramic view of the grounds and the stunning Suffolk countryside beyond and lets the light of gorgeous sunsets into the marquee by evening. The French doors lead out onto the formal lawn for photographs, pre -reception drinks and gives your guests an ideal space to mingle and chat before the meal.


• Exclusivity guaranteed

• Licenced for Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships up to 170 guests

• Wedding Breakfast 60 - 250 seated, larger numbers for buffet and Asian weddings.

• Extensive car parking where cars can be left overnight.

• We are just 2mins off the A12, 20mins from Ipswich and the A14.

• All aspects of the wedding are tailored to the clients requirements.
#14

Crow's Hall

Debenham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6NG, Stowmarket, Suffolk
Up to 160 guests
Choosing Crow’s Hall for your wedding is like borrowing a close friend’s stately home for a week with access from booking right up to your week for planning, tastings, meeting suppliers and deliberations.

When you book Crow’s Hall, you have the venue including extensive grounds and beautiful gardens for the week (or more). Accommodation in our historic Manor House is included in the 7 day hire price for up to 8 people so the wedding party can be on hand during the set up and even plan further celebrations during that time. Our couples can host a drinks party, a family dinner, a BBQ or something completely different!


once in a life time experience


At Crow’s Hall, we understand that this once in a life time experience cannot be planned and executed in just a day. The creation of a uniquely fabulous wedding could take several weeks!


Glamorous marquees, tipis, glamping sites can take four days or more to put up and then there’s the furnishing and decoration time. Extending the hire period for whatever you need is always an option.


more time for creativity with extended hire


The possibilities for a wedding at Crow’s Hall are endless.


We host a small number of weddings each year and it’s rare that there are more than two weddings in one month. It’s important to us that no wedding couple feels rushed in or rushed out and that they become personal friends. If you need the extra time and attention, we can give you the extra time and attention.


So if you want more from your wedding – more room for creativity, more scope for the unconventional and more TIME then come and talk to us at Crow’s Hall


Good proximity to beautiful local churches and civil ceremony location - Yes

Seating Capacity - 160/180

Space for Marquees - Yes

Extensive gardens & grounds - Yes

Outdoor Games area - Yes

Ample Parking on site - Yes

Exclusive use of facilities - Yes

Outside caterers / bar - Yes

Corkage charges - No

Extensive access to venue ( for supplier meetings, set up and take-down ) - Yes

Bridal apartment - Yes

Guest accommodation (limited) - Yes

Wedding coordinator - Yes

Camping/Glamping - Yes

Helicopter landing facilities (subject to permit) - Yes

All year availability - No

Civil ceremony license - No

Fireworks and Chinese Lanterns - No


Pricing

The venue is hired exclusively for an agreed period (minimum five days). The price is for one wedding with no hidden charges leaving you free to arrange the catering, decoration, entertainment, flowers and photography yourself. The price includes use of the bridal apartment and two further guest rooms for the hire period on a bed and breakfast basis with access to private kitchen facilities.
#15

Hengrave Hall

Hengrave Hall, Bury Saint Edmunds, IP28 6LZ, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire
Up to 450 guests
Hengrave Hall’s grace and historical charm offers the perfect ambience for any number of memorable occasions, from weddings and anniversaries to conference and corporate events, photoshoots and filming.

The breathtaking interior and exterior areas can accommodate all manner of events at any time of the year. The various spaces within the tudor mansion can be utilised to suit your specific requirements. Up to 250 people can be accommodated within the Hall itself and larger events of up to 450 people can be catered for in a marquee in the West Garden.
#16

Colville Hall

Chelmsford Road, White Roding, CM6 1RQ, Dunmow, Essex
Colville Hall is a unique venue for your special day, providing the romance and history of bygone years with its courtyard of listed thatched barns around a central manor house.
Colville Hall is located in the lovely village of White Roding on the Hertfordshire / West Essex border, Chelmsford is 11 miles away to the East and Harlow is 9 miles to the West. Bishop Stortford is located 7 miles north.


Guest Accomodation


When planning a picturesque wedding at Colville Hall, you deserve a room that is equally as beautiful. As newlyweds, we want to help you set the tone for a long and happy marriage.

Our luxurious Bridal Suite lets you start married life perfectly with a large king size bed for the happy couple to fall into at night.


First Class Catering


Colville Hall has an exclusive partnership with three catering companies to provide an exquisite dining service for your special day.

When you book your wedding with Colville Hall you will work side by side with our dedicated wedding planner to choose the right menu for you and your guests to suit your budget.
#17

Hutton Hall

Hutton Village, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 1RX, Brentwood, Essex
Up to 150 guests
Hutton Hall is an exclusive new wedding venue in the village of Hutton just 7 miles from Junction 28 of the M25.

The hall itself nestles within eight acres of tree-lined gardens and is partially surrounded by a moat that leads you gently towards a private gate opposite Hutton’s 14th century village Church. The hall has been lovingly restored with its interiors carefully designed to strike the balance between traditional elegance and a contemporary look – a perfect match that delivers a fantastic wedding venue.


Hutton Hall holds a full wedding licence for those preferring a civil ceremony with the village church situated on the other side of the moat. Couples are advised to contact the vicar or the dean to discuss.


During the summer months our wedding marquee rests on the lawn, surrounded by our beautiful rose gardens with a seating capacity of up to 120 guests for the wedding breakfast. Combine this with the Grade II listed building complete with a grand reception hall, break out rooms, an evening reception room, bar and a stunning first floor bridal suite – Hutton Hall is THE (exclusive) wedding venue in Essex.


• Exclusive use of the Hall and grounds for the entire day

• Brides and their bridal party have the option of getting ready in our stunning brand new three-roomed bridal suite

• Overnight accommodation for the bride and groom in our bridal suite on the night of the wedding

• Civil ceremonies available at Hutton Hall in our civil ceremony room

• Partnered with the famed Milsom Weddings who are our exclusive caterers

• Set in eight acres of stunning gardens opposite the village church
#18

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.
#19

Blake Hall

Blake Hall, Bobbingworth, , Essex,, CM5 0DG, Ongar, Essex
Within the historic setting of Blake Hall and its stunning private gardens, we are proud to offer you the beautifully restored 17th century barns and surrounding areas for you exclusive use for weddings, wedding receptions and other special occasions.

Licenced for civil weddings and partnership ceremonies, either inside the newly restored Hay Barn or outside under the canopy of the old Saddlery, Blake Hall Weddings is arguably the most attractive barn, wedding venue in Essex.


Situated near the pretty town of Ongar, within the triangle of Epping, Brentwood and Harlow and within easy reach of both the M11 and M25, Blake Hall Weddings is conveniently located and yet, set within 60 acres of formal gardens and woodland, remains peaceful and tranquil for your exclusive use on your special day.


If you are looking for a church wedding, the venerable church of Bobbingworth is an easy walk at the end of the drive.
#20

Bruisyard Hall

Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2EJ, Saxmundham, Suffolk
£5000
Up to 140 guests
Whether you're planning a small wedding of your nearest and dearest, an intimate vow renewal ceremony or a big wedding with all the bells and whistles, we have everything you need for a beautiful countryside wedding in Suffolk.

With a choice of places to marry, dine and dance, we have a beautiful and unique wedding venue supported by a family-led team keen to ensure every aspect of your wedding day is perfect.

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