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Civil Ceremony Licence Wedding Venues in Essex

Choosing the right wedding venue is the most time-consuming part of your wedding planning, but it’s also the most important! Our civil ceremony licence wedding venues in Essex section is here to make the search for the perfect wedding venue quick and easy. You can browse through all of our civil ceremony licence wedding venues in Essex and narrow your search by capacity, style and more to find the wedding venue that’s right for your big day.

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Top Crondon Park
Crondon Park
1,115 review
· Historic Weddings, Ingatestone, Essex

Crondon Park is located in beautiful and peaceful countryside; the perfect place to hold your unforgettable wedding. The venue was voted ‘Best Countryside Wedding Venue in Britain’, ideal for your special day. Our impressive Baronial Hall, is a grand, exclusive use venue. A fine example of a... (Historic Weddings Essex)

Menus from £89
Guests 50 to 230
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Spotlight Prested Hall
Prested Hall
321 reviews
· Stately Home, Feering, Essex

Located in a stunning rural setting, Prested Hall is the perfect country venue for your wedding celebrations in Essex. The Colchester-based venue, hidden down a long leafy drive, is nestled within 75 acres of charming parkland. Prested Hall has been recognised with a number of awards and accolades,... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £22.75
Guests 20 to 140
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Spotlight The Lawn
The Lawn
414 reviews
· Stately Home, Rochford, Essex

** We are delighted to once again be offering viewings of our beautiful wedding venue, along with its Wedding Gazebo and gardens. As you would expect, we are following all current COVID-19 sanitising and social distancing protocols with meetings strictly by appointment only. To find out more about... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £22
Guests 15 to 150
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Spotlight Stock Brook Country Club
Stock Brook Country Club
310 reviews
· Civil Ceremony Licence, Billericay, Essex

Welcome to Stock Brook Country Club, the perfect place for a wonderful wedding. Stock Brook Country Club has an excellent established reputation as a premier wedding venue in Essex. With over 25 years’ experience in bespoke wedding services, your big day is in safe hands. The venue is set within 250... (Civil Ceremony Licence Essex)

Capacity 1000
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Spotlight Boreham House
Boreham House
101 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Boreham, Essex

Boreham House is a truly amazing Grade 1 listed mansion with a stately avenue of trees, between which there is a breathtaking formal lake. Once inside the house you are surrounded by history. This beautiful Stately Home which is set in 35 acres of picturesque grounds is ideally suited for Civil... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 1000
3
Spotlight Gosfield Hall
Gosfield Hall
156 reviews
· Stately Home, Gosfield, Essex

Gosfield Hall is a stunning Georgian manor house set in picturesque rural Essex. Winner of Wedding Ideas Magazine 'Best Wedding Venue' 2011 and 'Wedding Venue of the Year - Heritage' at the 2012 Essex Wedding Awards, Gosfield Hall is offered exclusively to you for your wedding day. Formerly a Royal... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £100
Guests 40 to 250
Spotlight The Essex Barn at the White Hart
The Essex Barn at the White Hart
16 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Great Yeldham, Essex

Situated on the border between Essex and Suffolk, on the grounds of The White Heart, is The Essex Barn, a truly enchanting wedding venue. Surrounded by spectacular English countryside, this venue offers a romantic backdrop for your special day. With a seamless blend of old and new, this traditional... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Capacity 150
2
Spotlight Leez Priory
Leez Priory
148 reviews
· Stately Home, Little Waltham, Essex

Three times winner of Wedding Ideas Magazine ‘Best Wedding Venue’, this magnificent Tudor mansion is one of the most sought after wedding venues in the country and has 30 years of experience in providing perfect wedding days. Set in 40 acres of parkland, complete with barns, cottages, lakes, lawns... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £100
Guests 50 to 250
3
Spotlight Parklands
Parklands
765 reviews
· Stately Home, Quendon, Essex

Parklands is a stately home wedding venue located in Quendon, in the Essex region of England. Nestled in a charming deer park, this 17th-century Georgian manor offers a romantic backdrop for your special day. Providing exclusive access to you and your guests, here you can enjoy a private and... (Stately Home Essex)

Capacity 500
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Fennes
Fennes
527 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Braintree, Essex

Fennes is a wonderful wedding venue located in Essex. With a well-established reputation for outstanding customer service, your wedding day is in safe hands. We understand that you want your day to be perfect and we take special care to make your dream wedding become a reality. Set amidst 100 acres... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Capacity 1000
3
Greenwoods Hotel Spa & Retreat
Greenwoods Hotel Spa & Retreat
39 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Ingatestone, Essex

Greenwoods Hotel & Spa is one of the leading wedding venues in Essex. Set in picturesque gardens, this 17th century listed manor house combines historical romance with luxury contemporary styling to create a breathtaking setting for the biggest day of your life. With over 12 years’ experience in... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
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Maidens Barn
Maidens Barn
74 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Little Waltham, Essex

Located in rural Essex, Maidens Barn has been beautifully restored to become the perfect, flexible wedding venue for your memorable day. The barn offers country charm and rustic authenticity while also boasting the luxurious modern features and conveniences expected from a premier wedding venue. The... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Menus from £48
Guests 30 to 200
Ivy Hill Hotel
Ivy Hill Hotel
16 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Ingatestone, Essex

The Ivy Hill offers tasteful and luxurious surroundings with exceptional levels of comfort & personal service, giving the warmest of welcomes to all of its guests. We have an events team with a wealth of experience waiting for your call & happy to meet with you personally and discuss your Heavenly... (Small Hotel Weddings Essex)

Menus from £25
Guests 10 to 160
Pontlands Park
Pontlands Park
22 reviews
· Country Weddings, Great Baddow, Essex

EXCLUSIVE PACKAGE AVAILABLE AT PONTLANDS PARK WHERE THE HOTEL CAN BECOME EXCLUSIVELY YOURS! ask for further details. Pontlands Park is a family run hotel providing a unique combination of homely comfort and exceptional service and is the perfect location to hold your wedding ceremony or to host your... (Country Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
2
Channels
Channels
26 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Little Waltham, Essex

The beautiful restored 17thCentury thatched Essex Barn is an idyllic venue for your special day. Set in tranquil surroundings, with large outside areas, a fountain, an avenue of mature trees & a 4 star award 21 bedroom lodge. With years of experience our Wedding Co-ordinators & Head Chefs will... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Guests 50 to 250
Newland Hall
Newland Hall
111 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Chelmsford, Essex

Located four miles west of Chelmsford in Essex, the Newland Hall Country Estate is the perfect setting for your wedding day. The grand, 15th-century Tudor manor house, complete with its own moat, sits within over 100 acres of gorgeous grass and woodland and four picturesque lakes. The stunning... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
1
Hedingham Castle
Hedingham Castle
359 reviews
· Castle Weddings, Sible Hedingham, Essex

Hedingham Castle in Essex is one of England’s most stunning, romantic wedding venues. The 900-year-old Norman Keep, the early Georgian Mansion House, outstanding landscaped gardens and grand marquee all provide the most unforgettable setting for your dream day. Your ceremony will be held in the... (Castle Weddings Essex)

Guests 50 to 150
3
The Roslin Beach Hotel
The Roslin Beach Hotel
14 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Southend On Sea, Essex

A new beginning and a celebration with family, friends and loved ones to toast your future- at the Roslin your wedding is all about you. Whether it's a church or a civil ceremony, an intimate or a lavish ceremony, every detail on your wish list will be taken care of. We guarantee you a day you will... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 150
Hutton Hall
Hutton Hall
5 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Dunton, Essex

Hutton Hall is a new wedding venue set in the middle of eight acres of beautifully manicured gardens in a stunning location opposite the village church in Brentwood, Essex. Hutton Hall offers couples a choice of where they have their reception either inside a large marquee or to have a more intimate... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Capacity 150
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The Kingscliff Hotel
The Kingscliff Hotel
19 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Clacton On Sea, Essex

Many congratulations to you both! The Kingscliff Hotel is a stunning 1930’s seaside hotel with a prime seafront location along the striking Essex Sunshine coast. Steeped in history, the iconic building was lovingly restored to its former glory in 2013. The venue offers two beautiful licensed areas... (Small Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 100
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Woodhall Manor
Woodhall Manor
229 reviews
· Landmark Weddings

Step into Woodhall Manor and discover a truly magical exclusive use wedding venue near the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Steeped in history, full of character and nestled in 9 acres of enchanting grounds, we can’t think of a more spectacular setting for your special day, whether you’re planning an... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Guests 15 to 200
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The Old Rectory
The Old Rectory
85 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Dunton, Essex

Built around 1837 and set within four acres of rolling Essex countryside, The Old Rectory is a truly idyllic choice for your special day. This wedding venue prides itself on its warm, welcoming and homely feel, allowing couples and guests to relax and enjoy every aspect of their day. Licensed for... (Small Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
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Forrester Park
Forrester Park
73 reviews
· Historic Weddings

Surrounded by stunning countryside, Forrester Park is a wonderful, independent wedding venue in Essex. The venue has hosted wedding celebrations for over 40 years, so you can relax knowing that your special day is in safe hands. Forrester Park is the ideal setting for your wedding with traditional... (Historic Weddings Essex)

Starting at £300
Guests 2 to 250
2
The Kings Oak Hotel
The Kings Oak Hotel
66 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Loughton, Essex

The Kings Oak is an award-winning venue in the heart of Epping Forest, Essex bordering Hertfordshire. The impressive venue offers couples something a little different to traditional wedding venues and has the wow factor! Over 100 bridal couples choose us each year for their big day. Kings Oak is... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 400
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Braxted Park
Braxted Park
246 reviews
· Stately Home, Witham, Essex

This magnificent manor house set in thousands of acres of stunning grounds and parkland is easily one of the finest Essex wedding venues. The venue makes an instant impression as you enter the gates, set at the end of a sweeping, torch-lit drive, and continues to impress throughout every aspect of... (Stately Home Essex)

Guests 30 to 400
1
Smeetham Hall Barn
Smeetham Hall Barn
328 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Sudbury (Suffolk-Essex Border), Essex

Located in the picturesque Belchamp countryside, Smeetham Hall Barn dates back to the 16th century and has been transformed into one of the top wedding venues in Essex. Set against a stunning rural backdrop and within breathtaking gardens, complete with a willow bordered lake, this venue is sure to... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Menus from £38
Guests 20 to 250
3
Down Hall Hotel
Down Hall Hotel
306 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Hatfield Heath, Essex

Set within the beautiful Essex and Hertfordshire countryside, Down Hall Hotel & Spa is the perfect setting for your dream wedding. The historic Down Hall offers a gorgeous selection of function suites and rooms which are ideal for your intimate ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception. Each room... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 150
The Dukes Head Hotel
The Dukes Head Hotel
4 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings

The Duke’s Head Hotel has been hosting weddings for over 200 years. Located in King’s Lynn old town, the venue is perfect for a wedding of any size. From small, intimate ceremonies to large, extravagant celebrations, we have two rooms for you to choose from for your civil ceremony. For smaller, more... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
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Colville Hall
Colville Hall
54 reviews
· Stately Home, Great Dunmow, Essex

Colville Hall is a simply stunning wedding venue that is the perfect place for your special day and up to 200 guests. Based in Essex, this unique group of thatched barns are situated around a picturesque courtyard setting and is a location rich in charm and history. Colville Hall's unique selling... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £40
Guests 65 to 200
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Botleys Mansion
Botleys Mansion
91 reviews
· Stately Home

Can't wait to come and see Botleys Mansion? Book your virtual tour now by clicking the website link. Botleys Mansion is one of six romantic and exclusive-use wedding venues owned by Bijou. This spectacular 18th century, Grade II-listed Palladian mansion is the perfect venue for an ultra-glamorous... (Stately Home Essex)

Guests 50 to 250
2
Warley Park Golf Club
Warley Park Golf Club
98 reviews
· Civil Ceremony Licence, Dunton, Essex

Located in the charming village of Little Warley, near Brentwood, Warley Park is a beautiful, scenic venue for a dream wedding. Our dedicated, professional team are second to none. From the initial planning to the big day, your personal wedding coordinators will be available to help you create your... (Civil Ceremony Licence Essex)

Guests 30 to 150
The Rochford Hotel
The Rochford Hotel
60 reviews
· Small Hotel Weddings, Rochford, Essex

The Rochford Hotel is the perfect place to begin your married life together. The elegant hotel is ideal for a wonderful wedding celebration, private party or special occasion. The Essex venue has everything you could need for a truly memorable day. The hotel boasts a fantastic team of friendly,... (Small Hotel Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
2
The Barn
The Barn
121 reviews
· Civil Ceremony Licence

The Barn .... a more personal Wedding Venue The Barn is unique in many ways not least in that it has been rebuilt from a centuries old Elizabethan barn which was originally constructed in a Kent village and re-erected on its present site some years ago. It reflects the traditional Kentish style with... (Civil Ceremony Licence Essex)

Capacity 100