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The Best Wedding Venues in Essex for 2023

There are almost too many gorgeous wedding venues in Essex!

When planning your big day in Essex, you're absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to magical wedding venues. Here are The Best Wedding Venues in Essex 2023 you should be considering!

Whatever type of Essex wedding venues you're looking for, we're confident you'll find plenty of options on our list of hand-picked spaces.

There's a lot of glitz in this glitzy county, so there are plenty of elegant mansions and sports club wedding venues in Essex to choose from. That said, we've also got the lowdown on the more intimate, out-of-the-way spots: a cosy venue for just a few guests, or perhaps something with a more rural wedding feel.

The Best Wedding Venues in Essex for 2023

Take a look at our wedding venues, which range from country casual to all out Essex glamour.


colville hall wedding venues essex

In White Roding lies a lovely organic family farm that doubles as a wedding venue. Colville Hall was made for those who enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the country. The Orchard barn can accommodate up to 200 guests, and its 10-acre gardens are perfect for photographs.


Just outside London, The Barns at Lodge Farm is a rural Essex oasis that has four stunning venues on-site, perfect for every stage of the wedding: The Granary (a more traditional barn), The Grain Store (ideal for late-night dancing), The Yard (a haven for drinks receptions) and The Field (perfect for marquees and tipis).


For unique and intimate wedding venues in Essex, one couldn't ask for better than The Compasses at Pattiswick. The staff always makes sure they are there for you and creating your dream day is their only goal. The location is also both stunning and incredibly convenient – only a mile away from one of the most accessible roads in East Anglia.


Leez Priory is one of the best places to get married in Essex. This incredible Tudor mansion was a three-time winner of Best Wedding Venue from the Wedding Ideas magazine, and with good reason too. It's set in 40 acres of land, and the grand manor house has a variety of magnificent rooms to choose from.


This lovely country house in Colchester offers the perfect fit for a wedding. Whether it is an indoor or outdoor ceremony, the hosts will make sure all needs are met. Besides being a beautiful venue, Houchins is also incredibly comfortable and creates an intimate atmosphere, while having capacity for 150-plus guests.


This country house is one of the best, and grandest wedding venues in Essex. Appropriately named, The Lawn is set in three acres of gorgeous gardens. Expect to exchange vows in the elegant Grand Hall for an indoor wedding, or in the magical gazebo for an outdoor one.


This beautiful countryside hotel boasts 40 years of wedding experience. Stoke by Nayland caters for every type of ceremony. Whether you want a festival themed wedding or a more traditional one, the venue has room for all of your ideas. There are plenty of suites to choose from, and you can always relax at the spa or have a shot at golf to unwind before the big day.

We are blessed with some incredibly beautiful wedding venues in Essex and here are just 8 of our favourites for 2023, there are so many more! Once you've found your wedding venue, it's time to find your wedding dress!

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