There are some truly incredible country house wedding venues in Essex that make amazing places to get married! Offering stunning ceremony and reception spaces, expansive grounds and wonderful décors, it's easy to see why these remarkable venues are some of the most popular around.
1. Braxted Park
This magnificent manor house makes an instant impression from the moment you enter the gates. Arrive at the venue by a long, torch-lined drive, and tie the knot in the exquisite Roman-inspired Orangery, or outdoors in the charming Walled Garden. With an impressive reception space and accommodation for you and your guests, it's a venue that you simply have to see.
2. That Amazing Place
With this Essex wedding venue, the name really says it all! This delightful contemporary setting nestled in the countryside provides a stylish and elegant place to celebrate. With a choice of chic inside and romantic outside ceremony settings, it's ideal no matter what season and there is also an endless supply of stunning locations for unforgettable wedding photography.
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3. Leez Priory
This spectacular setting in Chelmsford offers an unrivalled seven ceremony locations, the most impressive of which has to be the Tudor Great Tower, complete with traditional windows and dramatic turrets. Wine and dine in the oak-panelled Great Hall or authentic Coach House before escaping to the luxurious Granary Bridal Suite to relax and unwind.
This stunning country mansion is surrounded by 100 acres of picturesque deer park and is a delightful setting for weddings of all sizes. It's a venue that's full of character and charm, as well as exquisite period features and traditional touches. If you're looking for elegance and luxury on your big day, then this would be an excellent choice!
5. High House Weddings
This one-of-a-kind Essex wedding venue near Althorne boasts a wonderful listed barn, surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and meadows. Cross the romantic bridge over the tranquil lake and exchange your vows in the rustic barn, or tie the knot al fresco with idyllic rural surroundings.
6. Gosfield Hall
This once royal residence is now a truly breathtaking wedding venue, complete with an opulent décor and a dramatic 120ft aisle to make an unforgettable entrance. The impressive inner courtyard makes for an amazing outdoor ceremony option during the summer months.
7. Swynford Manor
Ok, so this striking manor house isn't strictly in Essex, but at just 10 miles into neighbouring Cambridgeshire, we couldn't resist including it! With its bold and beautiful décor, show-stopping reception space and the most luxurious accommodation for miles around, you can see why we had to share it with you. This is definitely one venue that you need to experience for yourself.
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Still not found the perfect setting to suit you? Then why not check out all the incredible wedding venues in Essex that we offer in the county and see if you find the ideal setting?