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Fennes Road Bocking Braintree Essex CM7 5PL
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About Fennes

Fennes Road, Bocking, Braintree
Essex, CM7 5PL

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 of stunning grounds, the romantic setting provides the ideal backdrop for a memorable day, as well as the all-important wedding photos.

The Georgian manor house is more than just a beautiful wedding venue. With exclusive hire available, the venue acts as your home for the day to ensure that your day is as relaxing and enjoyable as it should be.

While the manor has an intimate atmosphere, there is also an undeniable grandeur to the venue. The high ceilings, spacious rooms and opulent décor provide an impressive setting for the day.

We can accommodate smaller, more intimate ceremonies in a variety of our licensed rooms within the house. Larger celebrations can enjoy the use of our generous Banqueting Hall and stunning, chandelier-lit Pavilion. For outdoor events, our gazebo is fully licensed to hold your ceremony within our beautiful grounds.

The Banqueting Hall can seat up to 500 guests under a stunning starlit ceiling. The flexible space is ideal for large celebrations but can also be partitioned for smaller events.

When your day is sadly over, you can enjoy your very own luxury Honeymoon Cottage. Your friends and family can also choose to stay with us at Fennes in one of our 13 guest rooms. 

• Winner of ‘Best Wedding Venue’ in the Essex wedding awards in 2013 and 2015! • Exclusive use of the whole venue available • LAST MINUTE OFFER from £3,800 inc. VAT • Licensed for civil ceremonies, partnerships and outdoor ceremonies • Receptions • Outside caterers welcome for religious or cultural reasons

Facilities at Fennes

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Outdoor License
Marquees and Tents
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
More than 400 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator

Fennes Reviews (525)

Excellent Venue!
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By Pete and Jane, on 12 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 30 May 2019

Fennes is an excellent venue and the staff were amazing! The quality of the food and the customer service were both top notch, The Wedding and Events Manager and the team helped to make our day very special.

Huge thank you!
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By Jen Pond, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 27 May 2019

I want to say a huge thank to our amazing wedding planner Nicola and to every single person that worked along side her at Fennes throughout our wedding. You all helped to create and maintain the most special day for myself and Garry! The day was more than perfect in every way, we couldn’t have wished for more. Just wish we could do it all over again!

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By Richard Geddes, on 12 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 26 May 2019

Fantastic day! Thank you all ever so much especially our Wedding and Events Manager. She did a brilliant job!

Thank you!
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By Olivia and Hayley, on 12 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 24 May 2019

We loved every minute of our day. Wonderful staff and a fabulous venue! Thank you, Olivia and Hayley

Truly Excellent!
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By Nicky and Matthew, on 12 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 17 May 2019

Exceeded our expectations, truly excellent from start to finish! Thank you once again, Nicky and Matthew!

Saturday 11th May 2019
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By Jo and Chris, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 11 May 2019

We got married on the 11th of May 2019 at a local church and had our reception at the Fennes. We had 155 guests and the fennes team were absolutely superb from start to finish. Food was excellent and to a very high standard. All the waiting and bar staff were faultless and very attentive. We hired all but one of the available rooms for some of our guests and everyone said how nice they were and the breakfast the next morning was lovely. We dealt with Victoria, Charlotte, Anika and Nicola and they really were great and bent over backwards to make our day exactly what we wanted. We had the Gin cart as a extra touch and this went down very, very well with our guests. We can’t recommend this venue enough. Many thanks to everyone involved. Jo and Chris.

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By Mr and Mrs Hollis, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 07 May 2019

Had our wedding at Fennes this weekend, from beginning to end the staff were fantastic, the venue is maintained to the highest standards and nothing was to much trouble. The food was cooked to perfection, all the rooms where spotless and we where made to feel like royalty. The scenery at fennes is second to none and as a venue just has absolutely everything you could want and more. An absolutely perfect couple of days a fennes and I will be forever grateful to all the staff there. Book your wedding at fennes you won’t be disappointed. Thank you again Fennes for an amazing experience

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By Lisa Draper, on 13 May 2019Date of Wedding - 21 Apr 2019

We just had the best day of our lives. It was absolutely amazing, venue was perfect, weather was perfect and that lovely Nicola helped make our day all that I had ever dreamt of.

1st day of the rest of our lives
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By Bruce & Paula Ferreira, on 13 May 2019Date of Wedding - 17 Apr 2019

What can we say apart from what a good decision it was to have our special day at the Fennes. Great staff who out you at ease. Sharyn our coordinator was brilliant. Thank you

Everything we could have dreamt of and more!
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By Sally Claire Ogilvie, on 13 May 2019Date of Wedding - 12 Apr 2019

EVERY bride and Groom need a Nicola. Her patience, willingness to listen and understanding were second to none. We are extremely grateful to ALL of the staff at Fennes who worked tirelessly to ensure our day was perfect. From the moment we booked, we knew we made the right choice. Thank you Fennes

Wow! The perfect day!
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By Gareth Mills, on 13 May 2019Date of Wedding - 05 Apr 2019

Fennes were incredible! I had lots of demands and specific things that I wanted, but Fennes absolutely delivered above and beyond on all of them! The whole team, especially Sharyn were extremely polite, patient and professional making our day the best day of our lives, truly. What a dream

The best day!
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By Emily and Gareth, on 12 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 01 Apr 2019

Fennes hosted our wedding and i can honestly say it was the best day of our lives! From the initial booking to the running of the day, the whole process was faultless! All of our guests have commented on how delicious the food was and how lovely, helpful and polite all of the staff were. Thank you for everything and make our wedding dreams come true.

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