The Compasses at Pattiswick, is set in the beautiful countryside of the Holfield Estate, a wonderful bespoke and unique venue for your wedding celebration. Formerly an award winning family run gastro pub, it provides delicious food and exceptional service in a stunning location. Whether you are planning a large wedding with up to 150 guests or a more intimate celebration for 50, The Compasses offers you the chance to create your perfect day.
The Compasses offers a spectacular selection of quality food. Every dish is created using the finest, fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Whether you'd love a simple British classic like bangers and mash, or fancy a five-course gourmet tasting menu to compliment your big day, we can create a menu to suit you.
Every wedding at the venue is a bespoke celebration, tailored to you. We offer an unrivalled level of service and attention to detail and our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator is on hand throughout the day, to ensure your wedding dreams are turned into a reality. Brides can also take advantage of our fabulous Bridal Preparation Suite, where the bridal party can get ready in style. With a four seat hair and makeup bar, full length mirrors and a comfy seating area, it’s the perfect place to relax and prepare before the ceremony.
We always strive to provide everything you need, from teepees in the garden, to a cosy celebration by a roaring log fire; we look forward to hearing your ideas.
Your day at The Compasses will be an exclusive event. You and your guests can enjoy full, private use of the venue for a wonderful, intimate occasion.
The venue is conveniently located for travelling guests, set just off the A120 between Colchester and Braintree and just 20 minutes from Stansted Airport.
If you're searching for something a little different with a dedicated, personal approach, The Compasses is the perfect wedding venue.
66 Reviews for The Compasses at Pattiswick
Recommended by 100% of couples
Heidi & Ali Crowley · Married on 31/12/2019
The Most wonderful Day!
We had the most wonderful day with Paul and the Team such fun in a relaxed and beautiful setting. nothing was too much trouble for this amazing team. We so enjoyed our experience with the Compasses from the moment we booked and got the warmth and love we were looking for our NYE winter wedding. We knew in an instance it was just perfect.Sent on 10/01/2020
Sarah Burgess · Married on 28/12/2019
The Best Day of Our Lives!
Both myself and Joe had the best day of our lives. This could not have happened without all of the team at The Compasses. Paul and his team are exceptional at what they do. They are professional and totally listened and understood our vision for our wedding, to make it a stress free and an amazing day.Sent on 10/01/2020
The venue is phenomenal, we had a personal wedding that was bespoke to our exact requirements. To create the most special day of our lives.
We couldn’t have wished for anything more!
Caroline & Dean Finney · Married on 21/12/2019
Our Special Day was just AMAZING!!!
Thank you so much to Paul and the team for making our special day just amazing, it truly was our best day ever that flowed perfectly thanks to Paul and all the hard work the compasses team provide.Sent on 10/01/2020
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