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On Hitched.co.uk since 2023

Last update: May 2024

The Reid Rooms is a picturesque wedding venue located in the Essex countryside near Great Dunmow, England. Couples can immerse themselves in the charm and beauty of their surroundings as they celebrate their big day at this venue.

Facilities and Capacity

As you enter the grounds of The Reid Rooms, you'll make your way down an impressive tree-lined driveway to reach the venue. The grounds are home to a range of converted barns arranged around a charming courtyard. The rustic, beamed Ceremony Room and the outside Meadow Pavilion and Garden Pavilion are all licensed for civil ceremonies and available depending on the season. The venue welcomes gatherings of all sizes, from intimate get-togethers to receptions with up to 200 guests. Wedding breakfasts, meanwhile, can have up to 150 attendees. Those dreaming of a festival-style wedding are invited to rent out a field and transform it into their dream space. This property is an exclusive-use venue, offering you privacy on your special day. Accommodation is offered in a moated farmhouse on-site, perfect for a restful night after a long day.

Services Offered

Outside vendors and catering companies are welcomed at The Reid Rooms. Couples can also provide their own alcohol for the day with no corkage charge, perfect for those with favourite brands and specific tastes. The team runs a fully staffed bar for your evening reception to help the festivities run smoothly. The venue's staff understands how important this day is and will go above and beyond to help you make your dream wedding a reality.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Historic
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Barn
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Evening reception facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Hairdresser
Beautician

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Pet-friendly
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Reviews for The Reid Rooms

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Shereen
Shereen H. Sent on 30/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect venue

The Reid Rooms was the first venue that we visited and we immediately loved it, even having only seen it in the rain. We truly had the most wonderful experience at the Reid Rooms - the venue had so much character and beautiful spaces to use at various points during the day, especially the garden and courtyard area. We had an intimate wedding with 50 guests, which felt very comfortable in the space. The staff were spectacular and attentive from the very first meeting - responses were always quick and thorough, the service on the day was seamless and our wedding co-ordinator was extremely helpful. They have a caterer that they work with, but we opted for completely dry hire. Organising hire of crockery and linen was easy using a company that often work with the Reid Rooms. We were able to bring in our own caterer and sound system. We arrived early on the day to set up and decorate the venue. We also stayed overnight in the farmhouse and had a wonderful breakfast with some of our guests the next day. It was a truly incredible day and we had so many compliments on the venue too! Thank you!
Penny
Penny L. Sent on 16/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Venue


From start to finish, the reid rooms were incredible and supportive. Lucy our co-ordinator was an angel, she made me feel so at ease and helped from the ceremony to the wedding reception.

Always make sure our guests were happy and always checking on myself and Colin. I can not recommend you all enough to people.

From the first meeting as the wedding show to the morning after the wedding. You were all just perfect. The staff at the Farmhouse were fantastic and we all felt like a big family.

Thank you for everything
Catherine
Catherine T. Sent on 18/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Our wedding day

Corrine and Angie were absolutely incredible in helping plan and make sure our day went without a hitch. I cannot thank them enough. The venue was the perfect backdrop to an unforgettable day. 100% recommend to anyone looking!
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Geoff L. Sent on 18/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Lovely location, wonderful staff

Reid Rooms helped us have the most wonderful day, everything went perfectly. Their wedding co-ordinators did a fantastic job and the venue was great.
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Kirstie A. Sent on 19/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely fantastic, so happy!

Thank you so much to everyone at The Reid Rooms for the most magical day!

Everyone enjoyed it so much, the coordinators and staff made the day run so smoothly and it went perfectly.

From calming nerves, setting up the venue, helping us navigate the minefield that is a wedding 😂 and everything in between. Complete 5 star service the entire way through!

And the biggest and best bonus - dog friendly!!

Would highly highly recommend!

Thank you again 💜
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Aa Sent on 20/02/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Our wedding was amazing

We had a vision for our wedding and the team at the Reid Rooms helped us execute it so well. They were patient with answering our queries and were super flexible with how we wanted to do things. On the day, the event coordinator was also fantastic and supportive. We had such an enjoyable experience planning our wedding and the day went smoothly thanks to the team! The venue itself is absolutely gorgeous too.
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Aiden H. Sent on 18/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Reid Rooms was the perfect Wedding Venue!

We had our Wedding at the Reid Rooms in September 2023. Firstly, the venue itself is beautiful, with fantastic spaces for the ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and party.
The team were amazing from start to finish, helping us lease with our suppliers and easing the planning process.
The cherry on the cake was the help on the day - we were slightly worried about things running on time, and Jill was simply amazing - there's no other word for it. She was everywhere! The day ran perfectly because of her help. We had the perfect day at Reid Rooms!
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Charlotte M. Sent on 09/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent!

Our experience with the Reid Rooms was amazing! All staff members were incredibly helpful - Jill and Corinne in particular. They made our day run smoothly and were very accommodating to some ideas that we had.
The ceremony room was beautiful and intimate — just what we wanted. The grounds were spacious and pretty which made for fab photos/videos. We particularly loved the fairy lights throughout the building.
There is a decent sized carpark and our guests liked how close we were to surrounding hotels.
Will always recommend!!

Charlotte and James.
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The Reid Rooms Real Weddings

Avi & Rob
44 photos · 13/08/2022
Liz & Andrew
69 photos · 29/07/2022
Maisie & Shaun
123 photos · 06/11/2021
Lily & James
96 photos · 28/09/2019

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Events

19 Jun
Open Door

Join them for their Summer Open Evening to see the venue set up for a wedding, take a stroll round their fabulous grounds and have a look at their on-site accommodation, a 15th Century Farmhouse.

Discuss menu options with both package caterers, Magpie and Amaze in Taste, music entertainment from their package DJ, David Baker and decor ideas from Amelia Events. Refreshments will be available throughout.

Their team will be on hand for showrounds and questions. There will be the opportunity to see their festival sites (weather permitting).

If you'd like to come along, please just let them know by email.

Date: From 19/06/2024 to 19/06/2024 Schedule 18:00 - 21:00
Place: Marks Hall Ln, Margaret Roding, Great Dunmow, Essex

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Map

Marks Hall Ln, Margaret Roding CM61QT Great Dunmow (Essex)
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