Venues Wedding Reception Venues in Essex

Wedding Reception Venues in Essex

These are venues in Essex who are capable of hosting receptions, but not ceremonies. Celebrate your newly formed marriage in one of these reception only venues. From hotels to golf clubs, country houses and castles, there's plenty to choose from. Click a shortlisting below to find out more.

Hatfield Peverel

Adjoining the River Ter, this historic Georgian country house is situated in 15-acres of rural parkland neighbouring the village of Hatfield Peverel, a beautiful backdrop for a stately wedding. As well as offering several rooms licenced for civil ceremonies, this exclusive-use Essex venue also offers a chic Terrace space, excellent for a lavish marquee wedding reception...

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Chelmsford

Near the small village of Little Waltham, brides and grooms can find the stunning Clifford Estate with two historic buildings, including one of the oldest barn wedding venues Essex has to offer. Available to host your entire day, the venue holds a ceremony licence indoors and out. Enjoy a reception with up to 200 loved ones and make use of the accommodation on site…

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Stock

Located in the peaceful and secluded Crondon Valley you will find Crondon Park. Charm and character are available by the bucket load with this Tudor barn, complete with oak ship timber exposed beams and Rosewood flooring. Licensed for Civil Ceremonies and offering luxurious accommodation for your guests; this Essex venue in picturesque Stock will sweep you off your feet…

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Burnham-on-Crouch

If you're looking for a venue that provides the vibe so you can bring the tribe then click here. The Canary Shed is a quirky, cool and relaxed wedding venue located in Burnham on Crouch, Essex, just one hour from London. Specialising in weekend weddings, this venue offers accommodation along with exclusive use so you can really relax, settle in and enjoy your wedding celebrations...

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Chelmsford

Neighbouring Newland Brook and situated near Essex's only city Chelmsford, Newland Hall is a historic Tudor manor house said to be a luxurious place of retirement for King Henry VIII. Today, the family-run venue is licenced for civil ceremonies and just a stones throw away from St Michael & All Angels Parish Church, accommodating all weddings...

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Witham

This magnificent exclusive-use country house wedding venue is settled in a 500-acre wooded estate in Great Braxted, Essex. Offering indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, this historic Georgian mansion contains numerious suites and wedding facilities such as a Parish church onsite, orangery and garden cottage accommodation with private gardens...

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Chelmsford

Waltham Barn is ideal for couples looking for a fabulous standalone wedding reception venue in Essex, located outside Little Waltham and part of the amazing Channels Estate. Featuring its stunning principal function room with timber-framed roof space and a flagstone courtyard, it can accommodate up to 150 guests for an evening celebration…

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Great Totham

Near the coastal town of Maldon, this Essex golf facility presents a beautifully maintained 16th century barn that is the perfect backdrop for a summer wedding. Alongside the lavish clubhouse with its exclusive use suites, the venue offers first-class wedding coordinators. An all-inclusive space, couples can celebrate their ceremony to reception here…

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Halstead

One of Essex’s oldest Norman Castles and secret treasures, Hedingham Castle near Braintree, offers couples a timelessly romantic location to marry in. With a Grand Banqueting Hall available for ceremonies, use of the Georgian Mansion for a drinks reception and the immaculately presented marquee on the Tulip Lawn for the celebration to end all celebrations...

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Althorne

High House in Althorne, Essex, is an exclusive use wedding venue set within six acres of stunning gardens. You are able to say your vows in the thatched gazebo or rustic Essex barn for up to 120 guests, followed by the party of all parties in the sumptuous marquee. With top notch cuisine on offer and luxurious accommodation, this wedding venue has it all…

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Colchester

In the historic Roman city of Colchester stands four incredible and unique wedding venues, each offering something incredibly special for happy couples, brought to you by Colchester Amphora. Surround yourself with history, grandeur, nature or opportunity at each of these wonderful wedding venues and say "I do" to the venue that best suits you…

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Chelmsford

Situated in the village of Great Baddow and near the bustling town of Chelmsford in the heart of Essex, Pontlands Park is a picturesque Victorian house and grounds with architecture dating back to 1879. The perfect location for every ceremony, whether opulent or intimate, this family-run hotel wedding venue offers a conservatory and marquee space for your reception…

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Hatfield Heath

Down Hall Country House Hotel sits gloriously in Hatfield Heath, with its Italian Baroque façade ensures an impeccable wedding setting. The mansion offers exquisite interiors and 110 acres of parkland. Host intimate parties of 30 or large gatherings of 200 for the wedding celebrations. This Essex venue gives you a choice of 19 elegant, character filled rooms…

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Maldon

Located near the historic town of Maldon, famous for The Hythe Quay, The Warren Estate is located within 325 acres of peaceful Essex countryside. This contemporary yet rustic venue offers a wedding haven, licensed for ceremonies both inside and outside. With a range of packages to suit your requirements this stunning venue covers your day from start to finish...

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Chertsey

Nestled amongst 56-acres of rolling countryside just south of Chertsey, Botleys Mansion is an exclusive use wedding venue. This stunning mansion can host lavish celebrations of up to 500 guests and offers everything you need all under one roof whilst being adorned in beautiful chandeliers. With 12 opulent bedrooms, yourself and your wedding guests can relax in style...

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Orsett

Nestled within sprawling Essex countryside, this wedding venue has a lot to offer. North of the River Thames and only a 40 minute drive from the capital, the venue is conveniently located near Brentwood and Basildon. This Georgian style hotel has an onsite chapel licensed for both religious and civil ceremonies. Orsett Hall caters for large weddings of up to 520 guests…

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Redbridge

Leave the bustle of the city for a delightful historic wedding venue surrounded by acres of colourful parkland. Valentines Mansion is a dreamy red brick house with a choice of charming period rooms for your intimate wedding ceremony. Take photographs in the walled garden or on the quaint balcony. With the option for ceremony only or exclusive use, the mansion is your oyster…

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Braintree

Bask in the splendour of this Tudor mansion situated near Chelmsford, perfect for splendid nuptials. Leez Priory is one of the most luxurious wedding venues Essex has on offer, benefiting from a peaceful setting and regal décor, resulting in celebrations enveloped in secluded bliss. Enjoy delicious cuisine for your wedding feast and onsite accommodation for your guests...

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Pattiswick

Situated between Braintree and Colchester, this exclusive use family-run venue features rustic interior, accommodating the entire wedding celebrations whilst offering scenic views of the north Essex countryside. Being a converted barn, the space contains exposed wooden beams and light décor for the ceremony, wedding feast and evening reception…

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Stratford St Mary

The 19th century Talbooth Restaurant is located on the banks of the river Stour, in Dedham Vale, Essex. Offering couples a dreamy location to say ‘I do’, feast like wedding royalty and dance into the early hours, it is no wonder this wedding venue is considered one of the best in Colchester. The riverside terrace and manicured lawns set the scene for the most romantic day of your lives…

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Chelmsford

This sumptuous white stone-built edifice is Grade II-listed, ideal for romantic ceremonies and receptions. Although the mansion boasts 300 years of history, it’s been restored to reflect its Victorian appearance for couples dreaming of a traditional wedding with luxury amenities. Sat in acres of parkland on the edge of Chelmsford it’s a stunning backdrop for photos...

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Colchester

An all-inclusive venue for a countryside wedding, this historic Grade II-listed farmhouse and its modern barn present a self-contained space. Hosting ceremonies and receptions for up to 200 guests, Houchins offers unique blend of rustic and modern interiors and elegant grounds on the outskirts of Coggeshall. Enjoy accommodation in the historic farmhouse…

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Colchester

As England's tallest Tudor gatehouse, this historic tower boasts unrivalled views of the Essex coutryside and nearby Blackwater Estuary Nature Reserve. Situated in the heart of the rural village Layer Marney, this ceremony and reception venue offers numerous function rooms and is the perfect location for your countryside wedding...

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Harlow

That Amazing Place is nothing less than the name suggests, the Harlow based boutique hotel offers a Grade II-listed manor for your special day. This Essex venue gives you simple sophistication, eight acres of grounds and a gorgeous wedding pavilion. Have 100 guests in the Hall with its high ceilings and large windows. Stay in the luxury Bridal Cottage…

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Chelmsford

Ivy Hill Hotel is a wonderful converted Victorian country house dating back to 1891 for all-inclusive weddings. Situated near Hylands Park on the outskirts of Chelmsford, this charming venue offers luxurious bedrooms for guests to enjoy, a range of function suites and landscaped gardens. Host a traditional ceremony and reception celebration with up to 250 guests...

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Dunmow

This bijou Georgian manor house, nestled in the stunning countryside just south of Great Dunmow makes for an excellent backdrop for outdoor marquee wedding receptions of all shapes and sizes. With stunning gardens and grounds to enjoy including a beautiful lake, brides and grooms can tailor the space to their preferences at this DIY wedding venue…

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Stock

Welcoming wedding parties of up to 300 guests, this all-inclusive venue in Stock south of Chelmsford, Essex, provides a tailored service for bespoke nuptials. Equipped with a spa and treatment facilities brides, grooms and guests can unwind before and after the celebrations in the tranquil spaces. Host an indoor or outdoor ceremony before your champagne reception…

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Bishop's Green

This traditional country wedding venue is a Grade II-listed restored barn with scenic gardens nestled in the countryside between Braintree and Bishop’s Stratford. With a multitude of facilities, catering options, and their own in-house chef and DJ, the proprietors always seek to present a warm, personal service for each wedding couple and their nuptials…

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Halstead

Gosfield Hall is a majestic Grade-I listed Tudor country mansion for the stateliest of wedding celebrations. Situated near Braintree, this venue has accommodated royalty in its 500 years of history, but more recently enjoys hosting elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions in Essex. Offering delicious catering and 20 glorious bedrooms, spend your entire day in luxury…

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Rochford

A characterful Georgian wedding venue on the outskirts of Rochford, The Lawn is an exclusive use manor house with landscaped gardens for a magical backdrop for nuptials. Licenced for intimate civil ceremonies in the Club Room or impressive chandelier-clad celebrations in the Grand Hall, couples can make use of versatile function spaces…

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Rochford

For a romantic medieval style venue choose The Old House, a rustic wedding will ensue. The 700-year-old building is full of character and period décor. Situated in historic Rochford, this Essex venue is ideal for intimate ceremonies. Get married in the Old Hall and host a reception in one of the house’s charming rooms, get ready with your bridal party in one of the suites…

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Southend-on-Sea

Not far from Warners Bridge Park, Holiday Inn Southend is the perfect wedding venue to host a modern and stylish affair. Dress up the rooftop restaurant and bar for the feast and evening celebrations. This Essex venue gives you an all-inclusive wedding package, fine food and a range of executive bedrooms. Have an intimate or grand affair…

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Colchester

This splendid 14th century hotel in Essex gives you elements of Roman, Medieval and Tudor architecture to host all parts of your wedding festivities. Positioned by the River Colne close to Colchester’s city centre, you can also hold your nuptials next to the waterside. Choose the antique wood-panelled Oak Room for a ceremony that can host up to 160 wedding guests…

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Sudbury

This Grade II-listed 16th-century barn idyllically set in rolling Essex countryside just outside of Sudbury is a rustic backdrop for elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions. Marvel at the exposed beams and brickwork whilst you enjoy a delicious wedding breakfast before hosting a large reception in an adjoining marquee. Bring your own daytime drinks with no corkage fee...

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Colchester

A modern and contemporary country resort, Stoke by Nayland is the perfect exclusive retreat settled near to the Saxon county town of Ipswich and the historic town of Colchester. The large glass windows provide open green vistas of their golf course and Deadham Vale, an accredited Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty. The perfect space for your nuptials...

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Navestock

This hidden gem is located on 23-acres of stunning countryside in Essex close to Navestock and caters for all-inclusive weddings. Choose to host your ceremony on the glorious grounds which feature a natural brook, a wild meadow and a stunning secret garden. Alternatively choose the barn itself, accommodating 120 ceremony guests and 150 reception guests…

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Epping

Conveniently located just outside of Epping, this fantastic and quirky all-inclusive wedding venue presents a modern and stylish barn. Perfect for couples looking for the ultimate balance between easy accessibility and countryside seclusion, host a romantic outdoor ceremony with 150 wedding guests or say your vows in the enchanting Orangery…

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Sawbridgeworth

Make use of this extremely versatile wedding venue on your big day. Hosting all-inclusive nuptials, say your vows before enjoying an evening of dancing at the Manor of Groves Hotel. Situated in High Wych, near Sawbridgeworth, this marvellous space gives you 150-acres of beautiful grounds, share the setting with 500 wedding guests for the reception…

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North Stifford

Situated next to the river Mar Dyke and hosting up to 200 wedding guests, this diverse Essex venue offers a wide selection of rooms in which to enjoy your dream wedding. The glorious Georgian manor house also features leisure facilities and luxury bedrooms for guest to enjoy after the nuptials. Create an idyllic setting for your ceremony and reception...

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Brentwood

Choose ornate ceilings or a skylight and draping chandeliers to decorate your wedding at De Rougemont Manor. This South Brentwood venue displays a Victorian façade and charming ceremony rooms. Recite your vows in The Garden Lounge with 40 of your loved ones. Bask in the Italian-style garden sipping bubbly during your drink’s reception…

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Colchester

Situated on the edge of Wivenhoe Park this atmospheric hotel gives you a Victorian exterior, gorgeous grounds and a variety of rooms to host your wedding. Wivenhoe House situated just outside of Essex’s Colchester houses 120 wedding guests for your ceremony. Make use of the terrace for the drink’s reception showcasing the house’s sunken gardens…

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Braintree

This enchanting thatched barn wedding venue is located on the outskirts of the historic town of Braintree, in Essex. Dating back to the 13th century, this Grade II-listed medieval building is situated amongst the Panfield countryside and woodland. Accommodating civil ceremonies and wedding receptions this barn can host majestic celebrations...

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