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
1,114 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
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Spotlight Parklands
Parklands
765 reviews
· Stately Home

Located in Essex, within one of the country’s oldest deer parks, Parklands is the perfect setting for your wedding celebrations. The venue can be exclusively yours for your wedding day, allowing you and your guests to have a wonderful, private event. Parklands is licensed to hold civil ceremonies... (Stately Home Essex)

Capacity 500
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Spotlight Boreham House
Boreham House
101 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Little Waltham, 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
Spotlight The Essex Barn at the White Hart
The Essex Barn at the White Hart
16 reviews
· Barn Weddings, Sible Hedingham, 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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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 Gosfield Hall
Gosfield Hall
156 reviews
· Stately Home, Sible Hedingham, 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
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
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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
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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)

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)

Capacity 250
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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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Down Hall Hotel
Down Hall Hotel
305 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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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
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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
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
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 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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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
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Layer Marney Tower
Layer Marney Tower
18 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Feering, Essex

You won’t forget your first sight of Layer Marney Tower – one of the most beautiful and romantic places in Britain. Whether for your wedding ceremony, your wedding reception, or both, Layer Marney Tower is the perfect setting for your special day. The beautiful Tudor buildings are surrounded by... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 200
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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
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Colville Hall
Colville Hall
42 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 £85
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
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Maidens Barn
Maidens Barn
73 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)

Guests 30 to 250
The Reid Rooms
The Reid Rooms
6 reviews
· Historic Weddings, Great Dunmow, Essex

If you’re looking for a unique rural setting for your wedding day then The Reid Rooms ticks all the boxes, combining modern facilities with timeless charm. Based in Essex, near Chelmsford, The Reid Rooms was built nearly 200 years ago, providing a venue that is rich in history and steeped in... (Historic Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
Princes Theatre
Princes Theatre
11 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Clacton On Sea, Essex

Available for exclusive hire to host your Wedding, located in the prestigious Town Hall, the largest wedding venue in the area From traditional and sophisticated to dramatic & theatrical, a unique venue like no other Why are we Unique? The Auditorium Seating upto 820 for wedding ceremonies, 300+ for... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 1000
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club
11 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Burnham on Crouch, Essex

Celebrate your day in style at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club. The venue enjoys an idyllic setting by the river with unrivalled, unique views over the water in Burnham, providing the perfect backdrop for your big day. The wonderful venue can offer all you need for a truly special wedding or... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 150
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That Amazing Place
That Amazing Place
57 reviews
· Stately Home, Harlow, Essex

That Amazing Place… More than just a venue! One of Essex’s premier wedding venues, That Amazing Place is the perfect setting for your special day. That Amazing Place is an exclusive use venue, meaning that no other events will take place here on your wedding day. Due to the exclusivity, the... (Stately Home Essex)

Capacity 150
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Jimmys farm
Jimmys farm
7 reviews
· Marquees and Tents

Wild Weddings at Jimmy's Farm The perfect venue no matter the type of marriage you plan to have. Church, civil or celebratory we are a totaly flexable venue to help you both celebrate the way you want. Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Capacity 150
Downham Hall
Downham Hall
4 reviews
· Marquees and Tents, Hatfield Heath, Essex

Downham Hall is a beautiful new wedding venue in Downham, Essex. We are an ideal venue for people who want a boutique, countryside style wedding. The property has been on the site since the 16th Century with the current manifestation believed to have evolved over the last 300 years. We have spent... (Marquees and Tents Essex)

Menus from £120
Capacity 200
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Sheene Mill
Sheene Mill
15 reviews
· Landmark Weddings

Sheene Mill offers you all the luxury you could possibly desire when planning your perfect Wedding Day. The boutique style Venue is placed on the River Mel amongst idyllic landscaped gardens. The 16th Century traditional building boasts original features, open fireplaces, exposed beams and elegant... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250
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De Rougemont Manor
De Rougemont Manor
28 reviews
· Landmark Weddings, Dunton, Essex

Nestled within the revered Great Warley conservation area and the borough of Brentwood, De Rougemont Manor is a stunning setting for a beautiful wedding. Overlooking stunning Italian-inspired gardens, the four-star country hotel offers all you could need for your big day. The family-run venue offers... (Landmark Weddings Essex)

Capacity 250