Old Essex Barn

Colchester, Essex View map Visit website
Menus from £145
50 to 76 Guests


Menus from £145
50 to 76 Guests

Located in the heart of Essex, England, Old Essex Barn is a barn venue that hosts weddings and events. This stunning countryside venue dates back to the 15th century and has been carefully renovated to include modern amenities. Set on a working farm, couples who choose to celebrate their day here can expect a truly remarkable backdrop for nuptial celebrations. Couples can choose to rent this property exclusively for weddings, complete with truly picturesque surrounding scenery.

Facilities and Capacity

Old Essex Barn can host events of all sizes, accommodating groups from 15 people up to 160 guests. The event spaces are flexible and can be adjusted to suit your style and your vision for your day. Along with the barn, which offers an exquisite space for reception, you and your guests can enjoy the Pavilion and courtyard areas. Couples will also have access to the sweeping grounds of this picturesque estate, which provides a plethora of opportunities for stunning wedding photos. Car parking is available at this site, providing easy access for guests who are driving.

Services Offered

The Old Essex Barn offers a plethora of services and amenities for newlyweds-to-be in the run-up to their big day. An event coordinator will be available to assist you in the lead-up to your occasion, taking care of the details and ensuring everything runs smoothly. Catering will be provided by the award-winning culinary team, who will create delightful menus crafted using the finest fresh produce. This venue can also accommodate evening entertainment offering facilities for live bands and DJ services as well as a dance floor. Their dedicated team will strive to ensure that your every need is taken care of, from decoration to sound equipment.


This elegant property offers on-site accommodation for newlyweds and their guests. Each room is uniquely decorated with its own charm and style, ensuring all visitors enjoy a one-of-a-kind stay. Guests who choose to stay in this venue can also enjoy a delicious breakfast the morning after the wedding reception.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

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


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