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
1,178 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 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

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 and Muliti cultural weddings and civil... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £75
Capacity 500
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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
1
Spotlight Villiers Barn
Villiers Barn
14 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Holland On Sea, Essex

Villiers Barn is a brand new Wedding Venue located close to Thorpe-le-Soken in Essex. The barn is set in an idyllic location, with acres of beautiful gardens, tranquil lakes and incredible countryside views, making it perfect for a rural wedding. The Grade II listed seven-bay barn, is rich in... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Guests 30 to 200
4
Spotlight The Lawn
The Lawn
416 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 £23
Guests 15 to 150
4
Spotlight Boreham House
Boreham House
103 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 450
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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
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Down Hall Hotel
Down Hall Hotel
307 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
Stifford Hall Hotel
Stifford Hall Hotel
68 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Grays, Essex

Stifford Hall Hotel is an elegant wedding venue located in Grays, Essex. A wonderful place for couples who wish to wed in a historic setting, this gem is defined by its classic Georgian architecture and welcoming atmosphere. Its picturesque gardens and stunning mansion have set the scene for... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Menus from £32
Capacity 140
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Colville Hall
Colville Hall
57 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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Fennes
Fennes
527 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Braintree, Essex

Fennes is a wedding venue in Braintree, Essex, England. This majestic Georgian manor house is the perfect setting for a romantic fairytale wedding. Here, amidst 100 acres of peaceful and picturesque grounds, you and your guests will discover an atmosphere that offers both intimacy and grandeur in... (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 50 to 200
Ivy Hill Hotel
Ivy Hill Hotel
18 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
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Markshall Estate
Markshall Estate
73 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Colchester, Essex

An indescribably romantic setting for your perfect day, Markshall Estate is the one you have been looking for. 2,350 acres of serene Essex countryside Less than an hour from London 3 unique wedding locations to choose from Imagine a romantic woodland wedding set under a canopy of ancient trees with... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Starting at £3,000
Guests 2 to 250
Pontlands Park
Pontlands Park
24 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
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Channels
Channels
29 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)

Menus from £70
Guests 50 to 250
Newland Hall
Newland Hall
112 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)

Starting at £70
Guests 10 to 200
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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
Hutton Hall
Hutton Hall
7 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 Kings Oak Hotel
The Kings Oak Hotel
67 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)

Starting at £1,500
Guests 30 to 400
1
East Mersea Hall
East Mersea Hall
5 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Colchester, Essex

Barn Weddings and Tipi Weddings Here at East Mersea Hall we understand that every Wedding is unique. We work closely with our couples to make sure that their Wedding Day is 100% their way. We are taking Wedding bookings for 2021, 2022 and 2023. Whether you are looking for an informal BBQ or Hog... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Menus from £60
Guests 10 to 400
2
The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
34 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Colchester, Essex

The Best Western Marks Tey is a wedding venue located in Colchester, Essex, and is ideal for intimate ceremonies or grand traditional celebrations. This hotel is close to many great attractions in Colchester, including Beth Chatto Gardens, Dedham, Marks Hall Estate, and Highwoods Country Park. Their... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Starting at £45
Guests 50 to 120
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Warley Park Golf Club
Warley Park Golf Club
98 reviews
· Country Weddings, 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... (Country Weddings Essex)

Menus from £65
Guests 45 to 200
The Old Parish Rooms
The Old Parish Rooms
18 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Rayleigh, Essex

The Old Parish Rooms provide the perfect setting for your wedding celebrations. Originally built in 1863 as a parish hall and school house, the venue is now a bright and modern space, ideal for intimate wedding events. The venue is now licensed to perform civil ceremonies, making it a wonderful... (Historic Weddings Essex)

Guests 30 to 100
Richwill Farm
Richwill Farm
6 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Manningtree, Essex

HAPPILY EVER AFTER STARTS AT RICHWILL Nestled in several acres of beautiful secluded rural countryside, with panoramic views, the stunning timber framed barns at Richwill Farm make the perfect exclusive venue to hold your unforgettable wedding. Whether you are looking for an intimate, twilight... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Capacity 1000
The Hare’s Field
The Hare’s Field
Barn Weddings, Braintree, Essex

Are you searching for a Wedding Barn with a wedding license and accommodation all in one courtyard for a bespoke intimate wedding for 60 guests or less? Then look no further than The Hare’s Field. Located in the heart of the Essex countryside, on the edge of the peaceful village of Wethersfield, The... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Starting at £875
Capacity 60
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Apton Hall
Apton Hall
21 reviews
· Country Weddings, Rochford, Essex

Apton Hall is a wedding venue located in Rochford, England. Nestled in the heart of the idyllic Essex countryside, this beautiful property enjoys a rich, storied history that dates back to the Great Survey of 1086. Today, you and your guests are invited to experience all that this magnificent venue... (Country Weddings Essex)

Starting at £4,000
Guests 30 to 200
The Old House
The Old House
2 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Rochford, Essex

The Old House is a beautifully romantic medieval wedding venue located in the heart of historic Rochford. One of the oldest buildings in England, the Old House offers a truly unique and exceptional venue for wedding ceremonies. Our magical Old Hall, which dates back to 1270, serves as the ceremony... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 30
Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel
Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel
170 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings, Colchester, Essex

About The Rose and Crown Hotel Visit our website to download our wedding brochure for more information. Your venue… Located just a few minutes’ walk from Colchester town centre, our 14th century hotel is one of the most romantic settings that you could choose for your wedding celebrations. With... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Menus from £44.95
Guests 20 to 150

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