Braxted Park – An Elegant Essex Manor House Venue

by Michelle

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

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

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.

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.

With so many options to choose from we’ll hand you straight over to the team at Braxted Park to tell you more:

Tell us about your venue

This magnificent manor house set in thousands of acres of stunning grounds and parkland is easily one of the finest wedding venues in Essex and will provide a special day full of grandeur and elegance for you and your guests.

The venue makes an instant impression as you enter the gates, set at the end of a sweeping, torch-lit drive, and continues to impress throughout every aspect of your wedding day.

Do you offer civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies?

Yes. Braxted Park offers a choice of breathtaking ceremony options. The remarkable Orangery, complete with dramatic Roman-inspired décor and views over the lawns.

Or the charming summer house, set in the idyllic Lower Walled Knott Garden, which is ideal for saying ‘I do’ al fresco.

There is even a quaint church within the estate just a short stroll from the impressive house which is perfect for a religious ceremony.

Do couples & their wedding party have exclusive use of your venue?

Yes.

Venue capacity – How many guests can attend the day ceremony, if applicable, wedding breakfast & the evening reception?

Braxted Park has a capacity ranging from 30 to 350:

Civil Licence: 150
Indoor Dining Capacity: 100
Outdoor Dining Capacity: 150
Marquee Dining Capacity: 350

Tell us just a little about any wedding packages you offer

All wedding packages and offers can be found on our website and in our downloadable wedding brochure.

Do you have in-house catering, or preferred suppliers or are couples free to choose their own caterers?

Braxted Park can suggest several top-quality wedding caterers who have consistently produced the most amazing wedding breakfasts and evening food options.

Giving you the final say in picking your caterers means that you can ensure that you have the perfect trusted caterers to provide wedding food that’s tailored to your tastes.

Can couples supply their own alcohol for the evening? Is there a corkage fee?

No, but Braxted Park has a well-stocked bar for weddings.

Are couples completely free to choose their own wedding entertainment & do you have a specific sound system?

You are welcome to choose your own wedding entertainment.  We can also provide speakers and an in-house DJ as part of our wedding package. However, you are not obliged to use these.

Do you offer accommodation on site? If so, for how many guests?

The romantic Honeymoon Cottage is a wonderful building boasting a luxurious bedroom finished with a fabulous bed, and plenty of space to relax and reminisce on your special day.

There’s even a secluded garden with benches where you can revel in your idyllic surroundings. There are also 12 en suite bedrooms, which would be perfect for your close friends and family.

Do you have an in-house wedding co-ordinator?

Our catering and events team are on hand to help co-ordinate the wedding day for you.

How far in advance can couples or their wedding stylist, florist etc have access to the venue in order to decorate it?

You are welcome to start setting up on the morning of your wedding.  It may even be possible for you to start setting up as early as the day before, if there is no other wedding on.

Do you have gardens or an outdoor area for wedding photographs?

Braxted Park is set in thousands of acres if grounds and parkland, including the Walled Garden with tranquil water features and blooming flowerbeds.

All Images courtesy of Braxted Park

 

 

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