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Historic 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 historic 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 historic 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
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

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
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
1
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
3
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
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
1
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
1
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
1 review
· 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
1
Smeetham Hall Barn
Smeetham Hall Barn
330 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
3
Colville Hall
Colville Hall
55 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
3
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
1
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
1
Marks Hall Estate
Marks Hall Estate
72 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Colchester, Essex

The gorgeous Coach House is situated within Marks Hall, a 250 acre arboretum. An 18th Century Coach House with authentic brick and exposed timber frames was once used to house horse drawn coaches for the Mansion House. With its own private garden, which flowers throughout the summer season, the... (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
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
The Warren Estate
The Warren Estate
14 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Danbury, Essex

The Warren Estate is a historic estate wedding venue situated in Danbury, Essex. Set within 325 acres of stunning natural landscape, this expansive property offers everything you could need to create the wedding day of your dreams. From intimate elopements to grand celebrations, these attentive and... (Historic Weddings Essex)

Capacity 150
Vaulty Manor
Vaulty Manor
196 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Goldhanger, Essex

Make your wedding day one to remember by choosing Vaulty Manor as your wedding venue, a gorgeous manor house dating back to the 16thcentury. Situated in Essex, you and your wedding party will have exclusive use of the beautiful light oak Essex barn where you can hold your civil ceremony. After... (Historic Weddings Essex)

Menus from £58
Guests 5 to 250
The Park Inn Palace
The Park Inn Palace
3 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Southend On Sea, Essex

The Park Inn Palace, Southend-On-Sea offers a pleasant and friendly atmosphere and provides all the ingredients for a successful and unique day. Our superb facilities and experienced staff will make it a day to remember, allowing you peace of mind, and confidence that every last detail will be... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
3
Island Hall
Island Hall
20 reviews
· Marquees and Tents

Built in the late 1740s, Island Hall is a beautifully elegant riverside mansion, nestled away in the heart of Cambridgeshire. Set in 3 acres of pristine gardens, and boasting delightful views of the river Great Ouse, it would make the perfect venue for you to spend your wedding day. Exclusively... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Capacity 250
Hylands House and Grand Pavilion
Hylands House and Grand Pavilion
20 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Chelmsford, Essex

The perfect setting for your dream wedding! Hylands Estate is an award-winning, stunning Grade II* listed mansion house with contemporary Grand Pavilion. Set in 574 acres of landscaped parkland, the house boasts lavish, lovingly restored, ceremony and reception rooms, set to stun your guests... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Starting at £1,700
Capacity 300
Clays Marquees
Clays Marquees
Marquees and Tents, Grays, Essex

The Clays Marquees is the perfect choice for a truly unforgettable wedding day. The elegant marquee opens onto a beautiful Georgian house, with nearly three acres of private land With fantastic facilities and beautiful scenery, the blank canvas venue is ideal for a beautiful wedding at any time of... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Capacity 1000
1
Mulberry House
Mulberry House
18 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, High Ongar, Essex

Nestled within the beautiful Essex countryside, Mulberry House is a family run boutique hotel renowned for delivering wonderful weddings. With years of experience, you can rest assured that you’re in great hands with our team at this fantastic venue. While we have subtly converted Mulberry House... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Capacity 150
1
Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa
Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa
9 reviews
· Large Hotel Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement and forthcoming wedding! We are delighted that you are considering the Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa for your big day. The stunning, Victorian-styled Hythe Imperial Hotel is one of Kent’s best kept secrets and largest wedding venues, offering a fantastic selection of... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Guests 30 to 150
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
1
Hatfield Place
Hatfield Place
2 reviews
· Stately Home, Little Waltham, Essex

Are you searching for a beautiful Country House wedding venue? Then look no further than Hatfield Place! Hatfield Place is a stunning Grade II* listed Georgian country house, located on the South Western boarder of Hatfield Peverel village. The house offers a perfect location nestled amongst wooded... (Stately Home Essex)

Guests 30 to 250
Great Priory Barn
Great Priory Barn
2 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Braintree, Essex

Welcome to the Great Priory Barn located just north of Braintree in Essex. This wedding venue is a medieval timber framed thatched barley barn, creating the ideal romantic setting to host your special day. The building is rustic and original, but at the same time the necessary modern features such... (Barn Weddings Essex)

Guests 100 to 150
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 *** We’re delighted to once again be offering viewings of our beautiful wedding venue *** 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... (Large Hotel Weddings Essex)

Menus from £44.95
Guests 20 to 150
3
Creeksea Place
Creeksea Place
215 reviews
· Stately Home, Burnham on Crouch, Essex

Creeksea Place offers you a truly romantic, fairy tale wedding venue in Essex. The stunning 16th-century Tudor mansion offers the perfect setting for an incredibly special day. When you plan your day at Creeksea Place, you will enjoy exclusive use of the whole venue. You and your guests can have a... (Stately Home Essex)

Menus from £150
Guests 30 to 200

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