If you’re planning a wedding in Essex and are inviting guests from outside the area, one of the most important things you’ll want to ensure is to find your guests good accommodation to stay at. There are several wedding venues in Essex with accommodation, so it’s worth considering finding a great venue that can also accommodate your wedding guests.
It can be great fun, and certainly prolong your celebrations if you and the majority of your friends and family can spend the whole night in one place, it certainly makes the breakfast the next morning another opportunity to spend time together.
In this article we look at five wedding venues in Essex with accommodation.
5 wedding venues in Essex that offer accommodation
Situated close to the M25 and A12, very easily accessible for travelling wedding guests, the Marygreen Manor Hotel in Brentwood, Essex, is a Tudor Manor House dating from the 16th Century, providing a wonderful backdrop for your big day.
Their accommodation offers 44 bedrooms with 4 different room types available. There are 30 courtyard garden rooms, set facing a secluded garden, ideal for your wedding guests to relax in the morning after your big day. Within the main building there are the original Tudor bedrooms, and 3 luxury suites.
The Marygreen Manor Hotel offers not just a historic wedding venue, but also the accommodation they offer have modern facilities together with old world Tudor charm, all set in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Stoke by Nayland
Not only does Stoke by Nayland offer accommodation, they also have two 18-hole championship golf courses, and a spa for your wedding guests to enjoy, should they choose to spend the night there. Nestled amidst 300 acres of countryside and situated on the Suffolk–Essex border, the accommodation for your wedding guests consists of 80 contempory hotel rooms and 10 luxury country lodges.
Should your wedding guests decide to stay at the hotel, they can enjoy the benefits of the facilities on offer such as the golf courses, an indoor pool, steam room, sanarium, jacuzzi and gym.
The hotel is one of many wedding venues in Essex that holds a license for civil marriage ceremonies, it is a superb location for your big day, coupled with being a luxurious and relaxing place to stay for your wedding guests.
The Orsett Hall hotel is a family run business with a 4 star hotel offering a professional feel with a personal touch. There is certainly a good choice of accommodation on offer for wedding guests, including a choice of 32 guest rooms compromising of single rooms, twin rooms, double rooms, and family rooms. Amongst all of the rooms on offer, there are no two rooms the same, and they certainly have something for everyone.
As well as the rooms, Orsett Hall has a selection of suites available, including self-contained apartments.
Nowadays Orsett Hall is a purpose built wedding venue and function rooms, the original hall was a 17th century Grade 2 listed building, but was destroyed in a fire in 2007. The owners have rebuilt it in the same style as the original building, and with its easy access from the M25, Orsett is a convenient location for travelling wedding guests.
Parklands Quendon Hall
Accommodation at Parklands consists of seven en-suite rooms in the main mansion plus fourteen bedrooms can be found in three beautiful cottages within the grounds of this wonderful wedding venue. Should you book you wedding at Parklands, all of the bedrooms are offered to the wedding party for your exclusive use of the wedding night. Imagine the fun you can have the next morning, discussing the wedding over breakfast with your guests in the Clockhouse breakfast room.
As well as accommodation for your wedding guests, Parklands have a special Bridal Cottage offering your own private haven and a 4-poster king-size bed for you to unwind whilst sipping champagne at the end of your wedding day.
Whatever you’re looking for, Parklands can weddings for various sized parties from 30 to 450 guests.
This stunning country club, situated in over 325 acres of countryside has long been a favourite venue for weddings in Essex. Three Rivers have recently completed a development of wedding suite accommodation, consisting of eight double rooms, two bridal suites and four luxurious double suites.
Wedding guests can enjoy rooms with a garden view, with eight contempory suites with floor to ceiling windows looking out of the beautiful lawns and woods. The high-spec rooms include king sized beds, and large 40″ TVs, leaving your wedding guests comfortable and relaxed in beautiful surroundings.
Essex wedding venues to choose from
Whichever wedding venue you decide upon, it’s an important consideration you need to make when it comes to your guests that have travelled long distances to share your special day with you. Of course there will be a hotel within travelling distance of all the venues, but there is something fun about sitting down for breakfast with your guests the next day, discussing the events from your wedding. Picture yourselves at the end of the reception; with just a short stumbling distance to your bed, it’s a nice thought, unless of course you want the big farewell on the evening, before jumping into a nice car and heading off in the distance together.
If you’ve stayed at any of the wedding venues accommodation, please share your thoughts with us in the comments box below.