Fennes in Essex

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Fennes is a magnificent Georgian manor house located in the heart of beautiful Essex Countryside, yet only one hour from London.

Fennes is a magnificent Georgian manor house wedding venue located in the heart of beautiful Essex Countryside, yet only one hour from London. Awarded "Best UK Wedding Venue 2009" by Wedding Ideas Magazine.

Civil ceremonies
The elegant rooms with the mansion, the stunning Banqueting Hall and Pavilion are all licensed for civil ceremonies.

Outdoor weddings
Civil ceremonies can also take place outside at Fennes beneath a beautiful gazebo.

Drinks receptions
With doors opening up to the veranda, the Drawing Room is the perfect place for your reception drinks.

Wedding receptions
The grand Pavilion accommodates up to 200 guests for a wedding breakfast and the Banqueting Hall up to 400 guests. For the evening reception up to 600 guests in total can be accommodated with a state of the art sound ceiling for your DJ and dancing.

Larger weddings
A beautiful silk-lined pavilion adjoins the house and can accommodate up to 600 guests theatre style or up to 400 seated guests for the wedding breakfast. Outside caterers are welcome for religious or cultural requirements.

Overnight accommodation
A Bridal Cottage is available for the wedding couple complete with Jacuzzi bath. Fennes has a further 7 bedrooms for wedding guests with spectacular views.

Testimonials & Gallery

  • "Absolutely brilliant. Exceeded all our hopes and expectations. The staff were friendly and helpful, and extremely efficient and professional. Sue, our front of house, couldn't have been more considerate and discreet - keeping a constant but unobtrusive eye on everything. Thank you for giving us a day to remember forever with happiness."

    Cally & Chris
  • "The day was perfect. We hoped for a wonderful day and that is what we got. All the staff were excellent, helpful and kind. All in all the most wonderful place for a wedding."

    Alex & James
  • "The day was great. We absolutely loved our room, it was gorgeous and so comfortable. The house was very clean and well looked after. All the staff were lovely and so helpful. We had a great time here, and would definitely recommend the Fennes."

    Gillian & Ian
  • "On behalf of our entire family, I'd like to say what a fabulous time we had at the Fennes. It is an ideal venue in such a beautiful setting, the house and rooms are magnificent. I would like to say a really big thank you in particular to Lorraine, our in-house manager on the day, who was fantastic, and all the staff who all worked tirelessly with nothing too much trouble for them. Your venue and staff are absolutely first class."

    Donna & Toby
  • "We had such a fantastic day. The Fennes is amazing and the staff were superb. The whole team went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect and it was. Thank you so much."

    Ruth & Alex

Venue Location & Map

Fennes in Essex
Fennes Road
Tel: 01376 324555

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