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Pontlands Park

Great Baddow, Essex View map Visit website
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Menus from £59.50
Up to 250 Guests

About

Pontlands Park is a hotel and wedding venue located in Great Baddow, Essex. This family-run hotel blends homely comfort with exceptional service. The Victorian house offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces so you can host the wedding day you've always dreamed of.

Facilities and Capacity

During the summer months, you can host licensed ceremonies in this hotel's gorgeous gardens. Under a gazebo, you and your loved one can exchange vows and your guests watch on in joy. A fountain and bridge complete the garden's look and make for wonderful photo opportunities. Indoor ceremony options include the Lilli Suite. This room overlooks the garden and provides a modern and stylish setting as you tie the knot. Once you've happily wed, you may host a drinks reception in the gardens. Here, you can mingle with guests, sip on beverages, and watch as the sun sets on your magical day. Wedding breakfasts may then unfold in the Dining Room. Here, you and sit down, enjoy great cuisine, and of course the speeches. The Dining Room may also hold your reception should you wish. Alternatively, outside receptions of up to 250 people can be hosted under a marquee on the site's grounds.

Accommodation

Pontlands Park has 35 luxurious bedrooms for you and your guest to use for overnight stays. These suites provide everything you need for a relaxing stay and a great night's sleep. This includes comfy bedding, an en-suite bathroom, and much more.

Services Offered

To assist with your wedding plans, this venue's team of professional, experienced staff will be on hand to ensure everything runs smoothly. They will work closely with you to make sure you have the perfect day to look back on for many years. A wedding coordinator can also be on-site during your wedding so you can simply enjoy your unforgettable celebrations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Swimming Pool

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
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    Leanne Married on 01/07/2022
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    Our wedding 1st July

    From the start of our wedding preparations to our wedding day. Pontlands Park staff went over and beyond to make our day truly special. We had the most magical day one which we will always cherish and never forget. Thank you
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    Amy T. Married on 19/06/2022
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    Helpful, professional and beautiful venue.

    Searching for a wedding venue during this difficult time has not been easy but Pontlands Park has been great to us. We are over the moon that we will be getting married at Pontlands Park. Great views, good price and excellent staffs!
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    Claire B. Married on 16/04/2022
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    Excited for our special day!

    2020 was the year we were planning to marry, but like many others, COVID stopped this. Our original venue was so unhelpful with the postponing and movement of our wedding day, that the worry and stress of planning our wedding turned into a nightmare. Having cancelled our wedding with them, we searched online for an alternative venue and came across Pontlands Park on the Hitched website. They had great reviews and the stunning photos made us excited to enquire. We live in the outskirts of Chelmsford and didn’t realise they offer exclusivity as part of their wedding packages. They couldn’t have been more honourable and accommodating, and we are both so excited for our special day!
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    Alison Married on 06/07/2018
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    Kriescher Wedding

    Andrew and I just wanted to say a huge thank you to all the wedding team at Pontlands Park for making our wedding day so special! Everything went perfectly on the day and exceeded our expectations and this was due to the fantastic organisation and communication by all the managers, also nothing was ever too much trouble during organising the wedding. The venue is absolutely stunning and was commented on by all the guests as was the professionalism and helpfulness of all the staff.
    Thank you again to everyone for making our day such a memorable one, we will certainly be using the venue again for any future celebrations.
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    Amanda Married on 03/02/2018
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    Daughters Wedding

    We held Our daughters wedding reception at Pontlands Park on 3rd Feb 2018. Although we had not seen the hotel until the day before the wedding we had lots of emails and phone calls prior to the reception. We found the coordinator helpful, all our requests and worries were sorted.
    When we saw the Marquee it was all and more than we had expected and with a few tweaks here and there we have the venue looking beautiful.
    The wedding day went without a hitch we had red carpet treatment on arrival with canapes and bubbly and the perfect setting for photographs any bride could wish for.
    The staff were attentive professional throughout the day.
    Dinner was everything we were promised it would be. Served beautifully our veterinarian guests delighted and impressed with their meal. The chef, staff and venue was everything and more than we expected. Supper ended the day with buffet all our guests were happy and well catered for.
    Thank you to all the staff for helping to make the day special for our daughter and son in law. Excellent service beautiful setting.
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    Marina Married on 27/01/2018
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    Extra touches

    We held our wedding at Pontlands Park and it couldn't have been more perfect. The staff were very helpful and attentive and had laid our reception room out just as we wanted it, and with extra touches that we weren't expecting. The food was delicious and served promptly. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this venue.
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    Amelia Married on 18/11/2017
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    Best Day

    I recently had my wedding at Pontlands Park Hotel. It was amazing from the organisation leading up to the day and the day itself. The staff were second to none on the day, they couldn't do enough for us. The room looked gorgeous and the food was outstanding. All my guests kept commenting on how lovely it was.
    Thank you so much for making mine and my husbands day so wonderful.
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    Chloe Married on 17/11/2017
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    My Wedding

    This venue was perfect. It was everything I could have wished for. The photos were amazing. The food was delicious and the service was brilliant. I would definitely recommend this venue, the help from the co-ordinator and the manager was excellent, they set my mind at easy with any queries I had leading up to the day. Definitely saved me a lot of time worrying.
    Thank you all.
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    Sandra Married on 07/11/2017
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    Beautiful Venue

    Just wanted to say what a wonderful job the staff did on the day of my wedding.
    The venue itself is beautiful and the room was laid perfectly.
    I could not have wished for better service. Everything from the moment I booked the venue was handled brilliantly.
    Thank you again to all at Pontlands Park.
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    Leah Married on 08/07/2017
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    The Perfect Wedding Venue

    We were married at Pontlands Park a couple of weeks ago and were absolutely over the moon with how our day went and what a perfect venue it was for us. ALL the staff were so friendly and helpful and that made such a diffence on the day! Nothing seemed too much trouble and they all were happy and bright which is just what you need at a wedding . We chose Pontlands mainly for the lovely marquee and beautiful gardens and were not disappointed. We had 80 people for our main reception and about another 60 for the evening and the space in the marquee and the adjoining covered outside area and bar was an ideal space. We had so many compliments on the venue from our guests and I genuinely would find it hard to fault. The food was great and we had a lot of dietary requirements which Pontlands catered for with no fuss. The large room above the reception where I stayed the night before the wedding was ideal for me and my 5 bridesmaids to get ready... It was comfortable and plenty big enough. All in all, I would not hesitate in recommending Pontlands and would like to say a big thankyou to everyone there who helped our day to be so fantastic
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    Loire Married on 06/07/2017
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    Wonderful Sumer Wedding

    I had the privilege of walking my daughter down the aisle in the lovely surroundings of Pontlands Park Hotel. My wife and I had stayed for a few days prior to the wedding and were extremely impressed by the service and general standards of the accommodation. Indeed we stayed in room 47 which is on the ground floor just by the marquee and was large and beautifully decorated. The location proved to be invaluable during the days leading up to the wedding and during the wedding day.
    The staff deserve special mention. Despite my very short notice request they were able to accommodate 13 guests for dinner the night before the wedding. Even the special requests from my grandsons for food not on the menu was no trouble and the chef provided them both with specially cooked chicken and chips. The wedding day went off without a hitch. Certainly the planning had been in progress for about a year. But the location and beautiful gardens provided a setting second to none. Our memories of walking the beautiful gardens with drinks and canapés following the ceremony will last forever.
    So on to the wedding breakfast. It was beautifully dressed and proved just right. The menu was nothing short of stunning. I have eaten in many places but the wedding food was truly memorable and was favourably commented on afterwards. Our compliments to the chef and staff.
    We used the wonderful spa facilities before and after the wedding day and this provided a chance to relax and charge/recharge the batteries.
    My only regret was that the day was not any longer.
    To Pontlands Park and it’s staff thank you for a wonderful wedding day with memories that will never be forgotten
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    Aarjuu Married on 22/08/2016
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    Beautiful location using their Marquee. The grounds framed photographs superbly and the drinks and canapés made for an ideal setting for summer wedding. The canapes were superb. The wedding breakfast food was lovely, the only trip up were rather dry profiteroles but this was not enough to take any of the professional shine off the day. The staff were numerous, efficient and friendly, George you are a star and managed all aspects with calm an unobtrusive efficiency, thank you.
    If you are considering a wedding venue in the chelmsford area then may I humbly suggest that you stop your search and book here, I am confident that you will be very pleased that you did!
    Well done Pontlands Park
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    Elaine Married on 28/05/2016
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    Perfect Place to Get Married

    My son and daughter in law had an amazing wedding here last Friday. I would like to thank all the staff involved at Pontlands Park in hosting a fabulous wedding day
    From the moment the preparations and celebrations started until we finally left on the Saturday we felt we had been in the hands of a very professional team
    Everything ran like clockwork but also managed to have an extremely personal feel to it
    We have been inundated with numerous comments from the guests to say how lovely the whole experience was including the venue, the marquee, the outside gardens, the rooms, the food, the staff – in fact just about everything!!!
    Pontlands Park and the staff played a huge part in creating such a lovely memorable day for our families and friends but most importantly for the happy couple
    Would highly recommend this as a place to hold a wedding
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    Emily Married on 13/05/2016
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    Wedding on riday 13th couldnt have gone better

    We had our wedding on Friday 13th.. and our day was just amazing. I would not change one thing. The venue was just amazing in every way possible. The staff were incredible, prompt, kind, friendly, efficient they were willing to help you out with any problems you may have and sort them striaght away! Our wedding food was 5*. The breakfast that's included was so so loverly and rooms were ever so clean!! Very personal but very professional A loverly family run hotel. Would 100% recommended this venue to any bride who wants a relaxing stress free but most incredible wedding ever!! But still involved enough so it's personal to you.
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    Phil Married on 09/05/2016
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    Wonderful setting for sons wedding

    Requiring a small intimate room for a civil wedding ceremony followed by dinner, we approached Pontlands Park to see if they could meet our needs. Lisa and Jason could not have been more helpful. They provided a room overlooking and opening up onto the garden where champagne was served after the ceremony.
    Then onto a three course dinner with excellent food and wine. All the staff were very friendly and helpful.
    Thank you Jason and Lisa for a memorable day.

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