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Leez Priory

Little Waltham, Essex View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
148 reviews
Menus from £100
50 to 250 Guests

About

Tucked away in Little Waltham, Essex, Leez Priory is an elegant, Tudor-era wedding venue brimming with historic charm. Nestled amid 40 acres of postcard-perfect parkland, this getaway has been setting the scene for milestone occasions for decades. It is home to numerous cottages, lakes, and barns, and you are welcome to celebrate every stage of your once-in-a-lifetime event here. Though not far from the hustle and bustle of London, this hidden gem has a peaceful atmosphere that you and your guests are bound to appreciate.

Facilities and Capacity

You can be joined by up to 250 of your nearest and dearest at Leez Priory. From intimate elopements to large-scale affairs, the property can provide the backdrop for a range of wedding types. You and your partner can exchange your vows at the Great Tower, an eye-catching space situated right beside the main house. Following your photoshoot on the grounds, be sure to head into the converted Coach House Barn for dining and dancing. The Main Hall is also suitable for receptions; a sophisticated room replete with ornate decor. As well as its event spaces, this venue boasts 25 bedrooms, all of which can be exclusively reserved for you and your guests.

Services Offered

At Leez Priory, the staff will work diligently to bring every detail of your marital vision to life. You will be granted exclusive access to all of the venue's facilities, while your own personal wedding manager will be on hand to ensure that everything runs like clockwork. Before the festivities begin, you can make your final preparations in the well-appointed get-ready room. Complete with a four-poster bed and a Jacuzzi, this is a wonderful spot for unwinding and socialising before your wedding.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Castle
Stately Home
Historic
Civil Ceremony Licence
Barn
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Hairdresser
Beautician

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Pets Welcome

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    James Married on 07/02/2020
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    Stunning

    Just had the best wedding day at Leez Priory, everyone enjoyed a well planned day at a stunning venue. A big thank you to all the staff that made the day so special, the food and service were second to none. We really didn’t want the day to end or leave in the morning. I would recommend this venue to anyone planning their special day.
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    Ellie Married on 01/02/2020
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    Memorable day!

    Brilliant wedding venue, Charlotte our wedding planner had things organised to perfection. Due to us living 6 hours away, most of the wedding was organised over phone and email. Charlotte was absolutely brilliant.

    We did encounter some small issues, but Leez Priory dealt with them professionally and put measures in place to rectify. Food was to die for. I don’t think I’ll ever have beef like it again until we come to a date night! We were fortunate to have an open bar and Leez Priory managed this with us, keeping us in the loop of costs etc.

    Thanks so much for helping us make our day so memorable
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    Vanessa Married on 31/12/2019
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    Superb

    We had a fantastic time at my daughter's wedding on new years eve. Photography by Neil Bailey was amazing and videographer Andrew was amazing too. All staff were so professional and so helpful throughout the day would totally recommend it, superb thanks so much. You definitely don't go hungry rooms are beautiful and a big thank you to all staff could not fault a thing.
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    Ben Married on 18/12/2019
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    Book it!

    Got married at Leez in December 19 & what an amazing day it was. Our wedding planner Keeley was great, so helpful from start to finish.... she even arranged for us to plant a Christmas tree in the grounds of Leez (they were one of our wedding favours)

    Genuinely couldn’t have hope for anymore, got everything just perfect & wouldn’t have changed a thing. Getting married in the tower was an amazing thing, how many people say they married in a tower? Not too many I’d imagine.
    The dining room in the main house looked amazing all decorated, partly thanks to our florist but also partly thanks to the Leez staff for helping set everything up

    If anyone is looking for their dream wedding venue then look to further than Leez as you won’t regret booking it!
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    Shantelle Married on 01/12/2019
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    It was perfect in every way,

    James and I would like to thank you so much!

    You made our wedding day everything that we could have ever hoped for. You and the team at Leez Priory were so helpful and we would be grateful if you could pass on our thanks to your whole team.

    Without every single one of you, we would not have had such an enjoyable experience. You made us feel relaxed and looked after, allowing us to really enjoy our time with our friends and family. Our guests all had such lovely things to say about the staff, and particularly you Sue. You made us all feel so looked after and you really went above and beyond to make sure that our day ran seamlessly.

    Thank you SO much for everything!!
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    Charlotte Married on 24/11/2019
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    Made our dream come true!

    We can not thank you all enough for making our day so special and amazing! Thank you all for working so hard for us. You have made our dreams come true, the venue was everything we could have ever wished for! The service of the staff was very professional and welcoming. Thank you for making our happily ever after so amazing! A dream really did come true.
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    Mr Married on 10/11/2019
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    Thank you just isn't enough!

    Thank you just isn't enough! We truly had an amazing day, I loved every second of it and it was just perfect. We are receiving endless messages saying such positive things. High praise over again for the fantastic organisation of the day, the food, the staff. We appreciate all your hard work that goes into making the day run as well as it did.
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    Deb Married on 10/11/2019
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    Definitely recommend this venue for your special d

    Beautiful setting, Great food attentive staff to allow everything runs smoothly. Stayed in the Smithey Lodge as wedding guests, which was amazing. Definitely recommend this venue for your special day.
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    Samantha Married on 26/10/2019
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    We didn't let the rain ruin our day!

    We had the most magical day at Leez Priory. Getting married has always been such a huge dream of mine and Leez made that dream come true! From arriving at the cottage the night before right until we left the day after the wedding. Thank you SOO much to Sue Wilson for everything you done, from answering my inundated emails to holding the umbrella over me and holding my dress & being there on our day and making EVERYTHING perfect! If I could do it all again, Leez priory will forever be the first place I’d choose! Thank you so much again!
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    Jason Married on 26/10/2019
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    Always have such a special place in my heart

    Just wanted to say thank you so much for everything you did to help us! Answering my non-stop questions you made everything run smoothly and the whole day was absolutely perfect from start to finish. Leez will always have such a special place in my heart forever!
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    John Married on 18/10/2019
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    The staff could not have been more helpful

    Fantastic wedding venue where we celebrated our daughter’s marriage. The staff could not have been more helpful and professional. The day was well managed by the venue planner. Food was good and the building and grounds were spectacular.
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    Debbie Married on 03/10/2019
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    Thank you so much for making the day so perfect!

    Our daughter and Son in law got married here on Thursday 3rd October...We had an absolutely magical day. The venue is stunning and the staff are wonderful, especially Sue the wedding planner who was brilliant. Thank you so much for making the day so perfect!
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    Jade Married on 03/10/2019
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    We enjoyed every single minute

    Just another massive thank you! We are amazed at just how perfect our day was. We enjoyed every single minute and it never would have run so smoothly without you. We loved the tower, the great hall, the dance floor, the food and everything else. The staff are a credit to the venue, nothing was too much trouble and we were truly made to feel so special. I’m sure we will be back to one of your dinner events. Hope to see you again.
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    Chris Married on 07/09/2019
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    We had so many compliments from our guests

    We wanted to say a huge thank you for all your hard work and ensuring Saturday was the perfect day and everything we could have wished for.

    The whole day was so smooth from start to finish, and that's a credit to you and the team. We had so many compliments from our guests!
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    Deejie Married on 29/08/2019
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    A beautiful sprawling Tudor mansion.

    A beautiful sprawling Tudor mansion. A bar and dance floor. Lovely, preserved/restored rooms. Infinite photo opportunities...

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Leez Priory Real Weddings

  • Danielle & Jake
    13 photos · 31/10/2021
  • Ruth & Daniel
    24 photos · 18/08/2021
  • Anna & Jack
    27 photos · 11/02/2018

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Leez Priory 1
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Friday 30th September 2022 has unexpectedly become available.

Late Summer Weddings here at Leez Priory are what dreams are made of!

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Leez Priory 2
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Book one of our remaining dates in December 2022 at just £9,500 for exclusive venue hire & gold catering for up to 60 guests and get our upgraded ‘Sparkle’ package completely free of charge!

As part of the Sparkle upgrade, you and your guests will be treated to a whole host of festive extras including mince pies & festive drinks on arrival, candy canes & Christmas crackers with your banquet and hot choc & gingerbread at midnight! Finally, to help really get the party started, a £500 bar tab & 40 additional evening guests are included!

This offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion

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