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#1

Pontlands Park Hotel

W Hanningfield Rd, Great Baddow, Cheimsford, CM2 8HR, Chelmsford, Essex
Up to 200 guests
Pontlands Park is a family run hotel providing a unique combination of homely comfort and exceptional service.
Built in 1879 Pontlands Park features Victorian period architecture perfectly balanced with luxurious and contemporary design.


Over the years the house has been sympathetically extended and today has 35 bedrooms, comprehensive conference facilities and is a perfect venue for weddings and parties, whatever the occasion.


The Restaurant and Lounge have a comfortable and friendly atmosphere and are the perfect place for a get together for coffee or drinks, to enjoy a light lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and the free wifi and parking makes it ideal for meeting up with colleagues. The Menu offers a wide choice of freshly prepared dishes using local and seasonal ingredients, we welcome non residents although booking is advisable for Afternoon Tea, Lunch and Dinner.


Hotel guests can also enjoy the facilities at our neighbouring leisure centre with its indoor and outdoor pools, sauna and café.


Set in the Essex countryside to the east of Chelmsford, Pontlands Park is conveniently located and only 15 minutes drive from the M25 and 30 minutes from Stansted or Southend Airport.


Chelmsford train station is close by and is only 35 minutes from London Liverpool Street.
#2

Ponlands Park

West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 8HRWest Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow, , Essex, CM2 8HR, Chelmsford, Essex
Pontlands Park is a family run hotel providing a unique combination of homely comfort and exceptional service.
Built in 1879 Pontlands Park features Victorian period architecture perfectly balanced with luxurious and contemporary design.

“This hotel really surprised me – it really exceeded my expectations. I stayed in one of their Four Poster rooms (room 50) and it’s exquisite. It’s one of the best equipped rooms I’ve stayed in.”


Over the years the house has been sympathetically extended and today has 35 bedrooms, comprehensive conference facilities and is a perfect venue for weddings and parties, whatever the occasion.


The Restaurant and Lounge have a comfortable and friendly atmosphere which makes it a perfect place for a get-together for coffee or drinks, to enjoy a light lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and the free WI-FI and parking makes it ideal for meeting up with colleagues. ‘The Menu’ offers a wide choice of freshly prepared dishes using local and seasonal ingredients and we welcome non-residents, although booking is advisable for afternoon tea, lunch and dinner.


Hotel guests can also enjoy the facilities at our neighbouring leisure centre Reflections with its indoor and outdoor pools, sauna and café. Also onsite we have an independently owned and run beauty room called Acacia, who offer a number of treatments to help you to relax and unwind.


Set in the Essex countryside to the east of Chelmsford, Pontlands Park is conveniently located and only 15 minutes drive from the M25 and 30 minutes from Stansted or Southend Airport.Pontlands Park is a family run hotel providing a unique combination of homely comfort and exceptional service.

Built in 1879 Pontlands Park features Victorian period architecture perfectly balanced with luxurious and contemporary design.

“This hotel really surprised me – it really exceeded my expectations. I stayed in one of their Four Poster rooms (room 50) and it’s exquisite. It’s one of the best equipped rooms I’ve stayed in.”


Over the years the house has been sympathetically extended and today has 35 bedrooms, comprehensive conference facilities and is a perfect venue for weddings and parties, whatever the occasion.


The Restaurant and Lounge have a comfortable and friendly atmosphere which makes it a perfect place for a get-together for coffee or drinks, to enjoy a light lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and the free WI-FI and parking makes it ideal for meeting up with colleagues. ‘The Menu’ offers a wide choice of freshly prepared dishes using local and seasonal ingredients and we welcome non-residents, although booking is advisable for afternoon tea, lunch and dinner.


Hotel guests can also enjoy the facilities at our neighbouring leisure centre Reflections with its indoor and outdoor pools, sauna and café. Also onsite we have an independently owned and run beauty room called Acacia, who offer a number of treatments to help you to relax and unwind.


Set in the Essex countryside to the east of Chelmsford, Pontlands Park is conveniently located and only 15 minutes drive from the M25 and 30 minutes from Stansted or Southend Airport.
#3

Ivy Hill Hotel

Writtle Rd, Margaretting,, CM4 0EH, Ingatestone, Essex
Whether you are searching for the idyllic backdrop to your heavenly wedding, a romantic getaway from the hustle and bustle of life, a midweek night out with friends or a flexible venue for your corporate event, you are in the right place.

At Ivy Hill Hotel, you will find everything you are looking for, no matter the occasion, all within five acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and inside the lovingly converted Victorian country house.


Along with 31 bedrooms providing a luxurious home from home, Ivy Hill Hotel also boasts a Lounge and Bar, plus Bartellas, an independently operated restaurant connected to the hotel which is also popular with non-residents.


Pop in for a coffee, light lunch or afternoon tea with friends or simply relax in our welcoming lounge.


While the venue may date back to 1891 and our traditional family values may lay at our core, we are in touch with the latest trends and can bring your most unique and stylish event to reality.


Indeed, we can literally move walls to ensure our rooms suit you, with the Margaretting Suite, Ingatestone Room and Ivy Suite all able to be connected or separated depending on guest numbers and event requirements.


Not only are we completely flexible to your needs, but Ivy Hill Hotel is ideally located just off of the A12 in Margaretting, between Chelmsford and Brentwood, with easy access to the M25 and Stansted Airport.


If you are visiting us via train, the nearest train stations are Ingatestone, Shenfield and Chelmsford.
#4

Greenwoods Hotel & Spa

Greenwoods Hotel & Spa Stock Road,, CM4 9BE, Stock, Essex
Escape the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy a visit to Greenwoods Hotel & Spa. Set in beautiful English countryside, the hotel is a Grade II Listed 17th Century manor house which has been lovingly restored and developed to provide the perfect venue for any occasion. Dine in exquisite surroundings in our AA rosette awarded restaurant, pamper yourself at the spa or simply put your feet up and enjoy a well deserved rest.
#5

Rivenhall Hotel

Rivenhall Hotel, Rivenhall End, ,, CM8 3HB, Witham, Essex
The Rivenhall Hotel offers an impressive yet affordable venue and a level of service that will guarantee the smooth running of your special day, making it a most memorable occasion. With various rooms ranging from traditional oak beamed splendour to our light and modern event suite, we can accommodate all tastes and requirements. For couples wishing to reside at the hotel on their wedding night, why not chose to stay in our Bridal Suite (subject to availability).

Our beautiful Hosta Suite is a perfect choices for civil marriage and partnership ceremonies up to 80 guests. The Hosta Suite can also accommodate 40 guests for a sit down wedding breakfast and up to 60 standing for an evening buffet reception. It is conveniently located within the main hotel next to our stunning bar.


Alternatively our exclusive Lobelia Suite can accommodate up to 150 guests for larger ceremonies. It is situated in a large and beautiful building separate to the main hotel and has its own private bar. It can cater for 120 guests for a sit down wedding breakfast and up to 150 standing for an evening buffet reception.
#6

Friern Manor Country House Hotel

Lower Dunton Road, Dunton, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3SL, Brentwood, Essex
Up to 150 guests
At Friern Manor, we are passionate about weddings. Our team here is exceptional and between us we will ensure that your wedding day is like no other. From the moment your guests arrive, as they are warmly welcomed by our uniformed bell boy, they will already be feeling that something very special awaits them. From inspired menus, exquisitely presented and silver served by our highly trained staff to summer barbecues on our beautifully manicured lawns, from an intimate celebration for only the closest family to a larger gathering with all your friends too, from stunning Winter ceremonies lit by candlelight to champagne and strawberries in the summer sun, one thing is guaranteed, it would be OUR privilege to host your very special day.

• We can accommodate small weddings or events with up to 120 day guests and 200 evening guests.

• Warm welcome, excellent service and attention to detail

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Special ‘Little Rascals’ menu for children at your wedding

• Please get in touch for an informal chat with one of our wedding team, or to arrange a visit to the venue.
#7

Down Hall Hotel

Down Hall, CM22 7AS, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
Down Hall Hotel & Spa has fourteen private dining & meeting spaces in total, ranging from intimate boardroom to larger function space for up to 200 guests.

Each of the four private rooms within the Mansion House offer guests high ceilings and plenty of natural light. Feel at home with modern audio visual equipment, comfortable seating, executive boardroom options and original characteristics such as open fireplaces and decorative Edwardian style doorways.


In addition, a further 10 private rooms sit within the West Wing, including the Bridgeman/Selwin Suite, a ballroom that can cater for 180 in a banqueting setup or 200 people theatre style. The Oxford Belcamp and Copley Beners rooms can cater for 60 banqueting and are decorated in a traditional style.


The kitchen team at Down Hall provide a signature buffet for day delegates and a variety of party menus to suit your occasion. As an independent hotel, the team are free from restriction and can adapt your menu to suit the event, whether that be a birthday party, Christening or wedding anniversary.


Down Hall boasts a further 110 acres of grounds whereby a whole host of activities are available including laser clays, Segway challenges, 4x4 driving experiences, archery and a whole host more. Down Hall has one of the most favourable and adaptable outdoor spaces in the UK.


Down Hall is one of England’s most established country house hotels. Located in Hatfield Heath, the hotel is just 9 miles from Stansted Airport, 40 minutes from central London by train and is in close proximity to both the M11 and M25.
#8

That Amazing Place

Hubbards Hall Farm, Off Churchgate Street, CM17 0NH, Essex, Essex
£7935
Up to 150 guests
Nestled in the Essex countryside, That Amazing Place (also known as “Hubbards Hall”), was originally built in the 15th century as a monastery. For many years this grade II listed hidden gem was occupied as a residential property, until its current owners decided to renovate and re-open it as the beautifully elegant venue that it is today.

Day to day, the venue is open as a boutique bed and breakfast, offering luxurious rooms, excellent facilities, a hearty breakfast and outstanding personal customer service.


At all other times, we are an exclusive use wedding venue offering full use of our manor house, all its facilities and 12 deluxe bedrooms (sleeping up to 25 guests). Cosy and intimate, with breath-taking views from every window, wedding couples can say “I Do” in their choice of ceremony room or in our outdoor gazebo next to the lake and then enjoy a wedding reception tailored to their exact requirements. With a wealth of experience our Events Manager will offer you a genuinely personal service and will look after your every need to ensure you have the wedding day of your dreams.

Remember, your wedding is about more than just a venue, it’s about finding That Amazing Place to turn your dreams into some of your most treasured memories. So get in touch and let your imagination do the rest…


• Exclusive use venue

• Bespoke weddings and package options available

• Beautiful setting with picturesque lake and glorious grounds

• 12 elegant rooms to sleep up to 25 overnight guests

• Flexible capacity of up to 150 day guests

• Beautiful outside ceremony gazebo
#9

Skylark Hotel

Aviation Way, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6UN, Southend On Sea, Kent
Up to 75 guests
Skylark Hotel has been refurbished recently to a very high standard and specification.

It has 75 guest rooms and suites and caters for the needs and tastes of different groups or people.


The Hotel complex occupies an area of approximately seven acres and is located

in the heart of South East Essex business community adjacent to London Southend airport.



The hotel offers spacious meetings and conference facilities all on one floor. It also has free extensive car parking facilities.


This is an ideal venue for business travellers, people attending meetings, seminars, conferences or weddings. Very close to Southend on Sea seaside resort which is very popular for holidaymakers.
#10

Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

Great Hallingbury, CM22 7TJ, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
Close to Stansted Airport, Great Hallingbury is a traditional tudor style Manor with a contemporary interior. Set in the beautiful countryside location of Essex and Hertfordshire borders, our hotel is ideally placed just minutes from Stansted airport and a short drive from Bishop’s Stortford.

Remember when flying from Stansted Airport – Great Hallingbury Manor is the perfect place to stay, and we offer a Park and Fly package for you and your family to start your trip on a high! In August 2017, Great Hallingbury Manor and its Stable block were awarded 4 stars by the AA. (Great Hallingbury House is currently awaiting a review by the AA). We look forward to welcoming you to an enjoyable and memorable stay at one of the finest hotels in Bishop’s Stortford.
#11

Little Hallingbury Mill

Little Hallingbury Mill Old Mill Lane Gaston Green, CM22 7QS, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
Welcome to Little Hallingbury Mill Hotel and WildHart Restaurant situated on the Essex/Hertfordshire border close to Stansted Airport, Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth. We are a small, independent family run hotel who take great pride in delivering friendly service, food and hospitality from the heart. Set alongside a pretty tributary of the River Stort, Little Hallingbury Mill is a grade II historic listed water mill providing a home to a hotel, restaurant and venue for intimate small weddings, events and special occasions.
#12

Manor of Groves

High Wych,, CM21 0JU, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
You’ve found the perfect partner, and now you’ve found the perfect venue to celebrate your wedding or civil partnership – Manor of Groves. As you drive through the stunning parkland setting to arrive at the venue which perfectly blends the old with the new, you will be enchanted by what’s in store for your special day.

The hotel has two charming outdoor gazebos that are licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and partnerships allowing you to exchange your vows al fresco in the stunning grounds. All of the banqueting suites are also fully licensed for civil ceremonies.


We understand that your choice of venue plays a major part in your once in a lifetime event and will make your day unforgettable. Our dedicated team of wedding co-ordinators will guide and assist you with your planning to ensure that your special day will be just the starting point of beautiful memories. When the big day comes, an experienced manager will be dedicated to the running of your wedding, ensuring your requests and wishes are carried out in full.


Whether your dream is to have a small, intimate wedding or large, lavish celebration with all the trimmings, Manor of Groves have a choice of styles and size of rooms to suit. For those looking simply for venue hire, our contemporary Manor Suite can be hired for your own speciality caterer to provide services on your behalf and comes with its own kitchen space. We pride ourselves with our long standing relationship with many Kosher, Asian, Greek and Italian caterers within the Home Counties.


Licensed for civil ceremonies Complimentary parking (including coach space) Special Packages available Venue hire only permitted (Manor Suite only) Special bedroom rates available for your guests Services of a dedicated manager on the day (excludes venue hire only)
#13

The Thurrock Hotel

Thurrock Hotel, Ship Lane,, RM191YN, Essex, Essex
#14

Wivenhoe House

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, Colchester, Essex
£2000
Up to 150 guests
Weddings at Wivenhoe House are everything you’d expect of a glorious occasion in a splendid country house hotel, which makes it the perfect wedding venue in Essex for the most beautiful day of your life.

Licensed for civil ceremonies, it is endlessly grand. The staircase sweeps; the rooms are elegant; the lawn is sunken, the Essex parkland is splendid. It’s an effortlessly beautiful wedding venue that’ll make for some memorable photographs.


But this is tradition with a twist. The ancient fuses with the modern, in the new garden wing that sits alongside the meticulously renovated historic house. Wivenhoe House hotel marries the talents of seasoned professionals with aspiring managers; they’ll lavish the utmost care and attention on every aspect of your wedding day.


So that your wedding is absolutely perfect, you can be sure that our dedicated wedding team will take care of every detail to exceed your expectations. We only hold one wedding a day, promising you the undivided attention of our professional dedicated wedding team. In this most historic of settings in Essex, this is your chance to write the next chapter in the history of this unique and magnificent country house wedding venue.


• Romantic Country House Hotel

• Traditional 18th-cenutry house

• Historic function rooms, ideal for romantic ceremonies

• Choice of luxurious suites for the perfect Honeymoon Suite!

• Wide variety of delicious menus created by our in-house Master Chef

• Picture-perfect locations throughout
#15

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.
#16

Holdiay Inn London bexley

Black Prince Interchange Southwold Road, DA5 1ND, Bexley, Kent
You can host a gathering of up to 130 in one of the eight banquet rooms, three of which have natural light and garden views. There's also a break-out room and four boardroom-style spaces. Beverages are provided and catering is available on request.
#17

Good Hotel London

Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway,, E16 1FA, London, Greater London
£3000 
Good Hotel combines premium hospitality with doing good for the local community. The hotel is located in the historical Royal Victoria Docks in London, on the river Thames, and is a profit for non-profit business. This means it employs a social business model that re-invests all its profits.

Recognized with a REBEL award for greatest innovation/ disruption in the industry. Good Hotel employs a unique social business concept – combining business with doing good, all while offering a premium hotel experience.


Good Hotel London was transported from Amsterdam – where it popped up for a year in 2015 – and is now continuing it's social mission in London. Learn more.
#18

Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa

Top Dartford Road Wilmington, DA2 7QH, Kent, Kent
Do you ever look at the person you're about to marry and think "this, right here, is where I want to be"? At Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa we believe home is where the heart is. Our luxury wedding venue in Kent and our expert team of wedding planners are here to make sure your special day perfectly reflects your love and your story.

Take a look through the pages below for more information about what we can offer for your wedding.
#19

Ponsbourne Park Hotel

Ponsbourne Park, 4 The Drive, Newgate Street,, SG13 8QS, Hertford, Hertfordshire
Ponsbourne Hotel is the perfect location for relaxing breaks, indulgent spa treatments, receptions and weddings, garden parties, private dining, product launches, training and conferences. This serene oasis in the Hertfordshire countryside cossets you with luxurious contemporary design that is complemented by personalised and dedicated service from our outstanding team.


Surrounded by over 200 acres and set in the Ponsbourne Park estate, the 17th century stately house offers a blend of classic architectural elegance brought stunningly up-to-date by stylish and creative design. As soon as you walk through our door into a world apart from the every day, you will see the passion we invest in serving the many and varied needs of our guests.

The Ponsbourne Park House was built in 1876, the home of William Carlile who leased it to the Roman Catholic Church in 1932 as a Convent School, known as St. Dominics. There are still memorials in the grounds to those of the St. Dominican Order, who died whilst living at the house.


The Ponsbourne Hotel offers tradition and comfort in keeping with the style, yet still offering all the modern facilities expected today.



Set in landscaped gardens, Ponsbourne has retained many of the original features which have been complemented by later additions, including the bedroom wing, nine hole golf course, gymnasium and Spa, outdoor heated swimming pool and five all weather tennis courts.



All 51 bedrooms offer private bath/shower, colour television, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and drink making facilities as well as climate control, not forgetting memorable views over the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.


We hope to welcome you to Ponsbourne soon, be it for business or pleasure.
#20

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa

Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7QH, Kent, Kent
£11000
Up to 250 guests
Want to get to know us a little better? The beginning of the Alexander Hotels story, Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa started its life as our very first spa with just a few bedrooms. Now a beautiful 4 silver star destination for weddings, corporate events, romantic getaways and spa breaks, Rowhill Grange is just 30 minutes from central London. Find out below what happens behind closed doors at our luxury hotel in Kent.

Lose yourself in our winding collection of secret gardens. Discover 15 acres of outdoor spa retreats, vine-adorned archways and our very own pond. Winding pathways between the trees and rose bushes will take you on a journey of relaxation so you can make the most of your time away from the city.


• Exclusivity – only one wedding per day

• Licensed to hold both indoor and garden ceremonies

• Clockhouse Suite has been beautifully refurbished into a self-contained venue for 120 people

• Four star hotel with luxurious bedrooms for your guests

• 15 acres of ground for beautiful photo opportunities

• Dedicated, experienced team

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