Three Outstanding Period Wedding Venues in the South East

by Michelle

In this, the first of two South East venue showcases that we are delighted to feature in our end of year round up,  we bring you three absolutely outstanding period venues. Each has it’s own unique features from a beautiful lake to the opportunity to celebrate in a Swiss style garden or even an aircraft hanger.

That Amazing Place

Nestled in the Essex countryside, That Amazing Place is an exclusive use venue. This means that when you book your wedding with them, the beautiful Manor House along with its 14 bedrooms (sleeping 29 guests) is exclusively yours for the day and night of your wedding.

That Amazing Place - A Beautiful Essex Wedding Venue

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Dating back to the 15th century, this historical grade II listed manor house has been beautifully renovated with stylish, contemporary interiors and elegant furnishings, offering a cosy and imitate “home from home” in which to welcome and entertain your guests.

That Amazing Place - A Beautiful Essex Wedding Venue

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Licensed for civil ceremonies, up to 70 guests can be accommodated in the Lakeview Lounge, or up to 100 people in The Hall with its stunning mirrored wall and high ceilings.  Additionally, as a really romantic option during the summer months you can say your vows alfresco under the outdoor wedding gazebo situated next to the breathtaking backdrop of the lake.

That Amazing Place - A Beautiful Essex Wedding Venue

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With no minimum guest numbers That Amazing Place is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding.  They can cater for up to 80 seated guests for a wedding breakfast inside the house or 150 guests in the dining marquee, available from 2018.

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In this lovely post we chat to the team now who tell us more about their exceptional customer service, flexible approach and of course their amazing venue.

Braxted Park

Braxted Park is a beautiful Georgian manor house, situated in a secluded spot in Essex, surrounded by rolling green countryside.

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Magical and memorable, Braxted Park, is ideal for couples looking for an elegant, exclusive use venue.

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From its architectural heritage and collection of magnificent reception rooms, to the estate’s Parish Church, inspiring landscape and the Honeymoon Cottage, it is an enchanting and elegant venue, just waiting to host your big day.

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Couples can choose one of the reception rooms within the house for the civil ceremony, the impressive Orangery, with its arched windows and Roman-inspired wall murals, or in the Lower Walled Knott Garden, which benefits from a stylish and contemporary summer house structure.

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With so many options to choose from do take a look at this post where we chat to the team at Braxted Park.

Shuttleworth

Are you looking to combine your wedding celebrations with a love of aviation? Fabulous, then we would like to introduce you to Shuttleworth.

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Shuttleworth is situated in Old Warden, Bedfordshire and is unique in being able to offer three complimentary settings – a grand house with period rooms, a romantic Regency picturesque Swiss Garden and an adaptable aircraft hanger with a backdrop of vintage aircraft. Gosh, it’s not often an aircraft hangar is on offer as a wedding venue, so you must check this one out closely.

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Both civil ceremonies and receptions can be held year round and a number of packages are available to ensure your big day is a truly enjoyable and memorable one.

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As you can see from the delightful set of images below, Shuttleworth will not disappoint in terms of stunning photo opportunities both indoors and in the fabulous gardens and parkland.

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Do take a look at this lovely post where we chat to the team at Shuttleworth about their fabulous and unique venue.

Feature Image: That Amazing Place, Braxted Park & Shuttleworth

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