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#1

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.
#2

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.
#3

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.
#4

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.
#5

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.
#6

Hempstead House

London Road, Bapchild, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME99 9PP, Sittingbourne, Kent
£80
Up to 60 guests
Hempstead House is a Victorian country house, spa hotel and restaurant. Located in the beautiful Kent countryside, the house is surrounded by four acres of perfectly manicured gardens and sweeping lawns. The grounds offer countless backdrops for your wedding photographs, including the pretty lily pond, thatched summer house, courtyard, stone fountain and swimming pool garden.

Our stylish reception rooms are bright and spacious and our floodlit terraces are ideal for a drinks reception. The Heritage Suite is accessed through the grand entrance and is licensed for civil ceremonies, seating up to 150. We have a licensed Roman style gazebo and our beautiful drawing room. We also have a range of smaller dining rooms for a more intimate reception.


Our luxurious bedrooms are all individually designed and we offer three honeymoon suites. You and your guests can relax after a full day of celebrations and will be able to make use of our fantastic facilities including our fitness suite with three swimming pools, sauna, steam rooms and gym. Our spa has five treatment rooms, a manicure and pedicure area, and a relaxation room.


Choose your wedding breakfast from our extensive award-winning menu. Our chefs will prepare fresh and delicious food which will be served by our warm and friendly staff. You will be looked after by our dedicated wedding coordinator and we will even provide you with a Master of Ceremonies to take care of the running on the day.


• Private Victorian Country House Spa Hotel and restaurant set within 4 acres of beautiful gardens

• Luxury en-suite bedrooms including three stunning honeymoon suites

• Award winning cuisine with dishes made from fresh local produce

• Dedicated wedding coordinator

• Licensed function suite for ceremonies with up to 150 guests

• Private rooms for smaller groups
#7

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.
#8

The Thurrock Hotel

Thurrock Hotel, Ship Lane,, RM191YN, Essex, Essex
#9

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.
#10

Grange Moor Hotel

St Michaels Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8BS, Maidstone, Kent
Up to 250 guests
Wedding venue in Maidstone, Kent - Grange Moor Hotel

Affordable wedding venue for civil ceremonies and partnerships and our wedding reception venue in Maidstone Kent, Grange Moor Hotel offers you a perfect wedding venue for either an outdoor wedding ceremony with an ornamental garden Gazebo or an indoor wedding reception in a stunning Tudor-style function suite. Its large function room makes it the best wedding reception venue in Maidstone.


As Grange Moor Hotel offers one of the best wedding breakfast venues in Maidstone so you are guaranteed from start to finish everything is about perfecting your wedding day and everything is about you and your guests in your wedding party.


It also offers comfortable accommodation with a honeymoon suite and various room types for you and your wedding party, we are able to tailor make your day to your requirements. So as a hotel wedding reception venue we tick all the boxes.


With over 37 years of experience, our wedding specialists and experienced staff know exactly how important your special day is to you and your wedding party. The personal and friendly staff and settings in a wedding venue in Maidstone, that is licensed for marriages and civil partnerships, exquisite menus, beautiful garden with children's play area can make your wedding day a dream come true.


• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Dedicated wedding co-ordinators

• Air-conditioned Tudor-style suites

• A sit-down meal for 120 guests and evening reception for 200

• Four-poster honeymoon rooms

• 50 en-suite bedrooms
#11

Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1RE, Maidstone, Kent
£75
Up to 300 guests
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel is one of the finest wedding venues Kent has to offer. Set in 26 acres of beautiful countryside, with a helipad for stylish arrivals, a gazebo and winding staircase for superb photos and room for 600 guests it’s the perfect venue for your dream Kent wedding.

We have wedding packages to suit every budget and our very own in-house wedding planner who can help coordinate your special day.


• Dedicated Wedding & Event Planner

• Gazebo licensed for outdoor ceremonies, with choice of Helipad arrival!

• Discounted bedroom rates

• Perfect wedding suites for weddings between 20 to 360

• 2 new refurbished Bridal suites, 1 with a 4 poster bed, 126 bedrooms,

• Picturesque gardens with lake & Free car parking for 500 cars
#12

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
#13

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.
#14

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.
#15

Old Well Restaurant

Howfield Ln, Chartham, CT4 7HQ, Canterbury, Kent
A truly romantic venue, Howfield has a Civil Wedding Licence and an individual approach to planning a wedding that you will not find at many other venues. Our emphasis at Howfield is to provide an informal and relaxed environment in which to enjoy your wedding. With no pre-defined package available, our approach is firstly to see if Howfield is the place for you and then to work together to meet your needs. We offer flexibility, both in what we can provide and how we can meet your expectations within a given budget. This flexibility extends to how you wish to use the hotel and grounds, and if you wish to have the hotel for your exclusive use for the duration of your wedding then this can be arranged.
#16

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

36 New Dover Rd, CT1 3DU, Canterbury, Kent
Built in the 1830s, this Victorian Gothic building offers an idyllic setting for your fairy tale wedding and the marriage ceremony and civil partnership licenses we hold mean you could host your entire event with us. The Cathedral Room seats up to 120* guests for a wedding breakfast and 180 for an evening reception with views and direct access to the gardens which can also host a marquee for up to 250 guests.

Organising a wedding can be a daunting task but our friendly and professional wedding coordinators have years of experience and will be at your disposal to guide you where needed or to answer any questions or concerns you may have. We offer all-inclusive deals and packages designed to take the head-ache out of organising your big day as well as bespoke packages which can be tailored to suit your every need. Whether you want a traditional celebration or something more contemporary, we will be with you every step of the way, ensuring that your day is one to remember.
#17

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
#18

Eastwell Manor

Eastwell Court,, TN25 4HR, Ashford, Surrey
Eastwell Manor, Champneys Hotel & Spa, is situated within beautiful landscaped gardens in Kent, located 5 miles from Ashford International station. With far-reaching views over the North Downs, Eastwell Manor is one of the most beautiful country hotels in Kent.

Our Champneys spa offers a wide range of health and beauty treatments, indoor and outdoor 20-metre heated swimming pools, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, and relaxation beds. The hotel’s other leisure facilities include a 3000 square foot gym, designated walkways and footpaths, all weather tennis court, petanque court, croquet lawn and nine-hole golf course. With so much to do on our grand estate, Eastwell Manor makes for one of the finest weekend breaks in Kent.


Eastwell Manor prides itself on an outstanding range of dining options, celebrating British heritage with an international influence. Choose from a range of tempting dishes using fresh local and seasonal ingredients. For more relaxing moments with friends and family, enjoy afternoon tea in our lounge area or on warmer days by the terrace. If you’re looking for something a touch stronger, try our impressive new bar menu.


In addition to our spa, leisure and eating amenities we also provide wedding day packages, celebratory events and the hire of meeting and conference rooms. If you’re interested in staying at our country house hotel in Kent, get in touch with our friendly team today
#19

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.
#20

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

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