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Crooked Barn - Lake View is a marquee wedding venue situated in Essex, England. This four-acre estate overlooks a picturesque lake, complete with bridges and islands ideal for wedding photographs. Trapeze marquees are erected on the estate according to each couple’s needs and preferences, so no two events are the same. The state-of-the-art tents feature sweeping arches and elegant cream-colour schemes, ideal for sophisticated soirées and summer parties.

Facilities and Capacity

From intimate gatherings to large receptions, Crooked Barn - Lake View can accommodate weddings of up to 100 guests. You can host your entire journey here, from engagements and ceremonies to wedding breakfasts and receptions. The experienced team has been curating stylish and rustic events for over 10 years. They cater to bespoke occasions that are completely centred on each couple’s vision. Whether you desire a chillout area and dance floor or a drinks-party area, they will tailor their trapeze marquees to your liking. To-be-weds can exchange vows outdoors by the waterfront or under the covering of a purpose-built tent. The marquees come with roll-down sides complete with window features, which can be rolled up for a semi-outdoor feel. Dance floors and evening entertainment facilities are provided on-site, as are tables, seating, and linens. Bean bag cubes and high stools are available and help to add a dash of festival-chic to the day’s proceedings. Ample parking is available at this location and pets are welcome to join in the festivities.

Services Offered

The dedicated team at Crooked Barn - Lake View is on hand to bring your dream day to life. They collaborate with couples to ascertain their tastes and requirements, from tent size to organising furnishings and rentals. They offer assistance when it comes to arranging catering, entertainment, portable bathrooms, generators, and flowers. Your personal coordinator will endeavour to ensure that every detail is taken care of so you can relax and enjoy the day.


Crooked Barn is conveniently located 10 minutes from Epping Tube station. This countryside destination is just 10 minutes from the M11 and 15 minutes from the M25. Stansted Airport is approximately 18 miles away by car, while Luton Airport is 44 miles away via the M25.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Marquees and tents

Dining options:

Private catering allowed

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Crooked Barn, Mutton Row, Ongar CM5 9QH Ongar (Essex)
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