This magical manor house comes with thousands of acres of stunning grounds and parkland and has to be seen as one of the finest wedding venues in Essex. 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.
What makes Braxted Park a unique wedding venue?
Braxted Park offers a choice of ceremony options: the 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 house which is perfect for a religious ceremony.The luxurious bridal changing room is a new addition to this Essex wedding venue and provides the ideal spot to prepare yourself with your bridesmaids before your ceremony. The stylish space offers plenty of room to get ready, a private bathroom and shower, and a number of mirrors for putting the finishing touches to your look.
What is a typical wedding like at Braxted Park?
Bask in your picturesque surroundings with a drinks reception in the beautiful Walled Garden, mingling with guests around tranquil water features and blooming flower beds. The Pavilion, also located with the gardens, is a grand and contemporary setting for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. It's an incredibly versatile space, capable of accommodating wedding parties of all sizes, and comes fully equipped with a dancefloor, well-stocked bar and state-of-the-art sound and lighting system to make the perfect place to celebrate in style.
What Wedding Packages does Braxted Park offer?
Braxted Park is available for hire on both a traditional and venue only basis.
Venue only allows you to bring in your own caterers and bar team while traditional comes with plenty of help from the Events Team, crockery, cutlery and plenty more. Whichever type of hire you choose, Braxted Park will be exclusively yours on your special day.
If you have a wedding date in mind or would like to check when Braxted Park is free, the live calendar will show you the latest availability and hire fee for traditional wedding hire, as you hover over or touch your chosen date. For great offers please see the offers page on the website.
What Extra facilities does Braxted Park have to assist couples to have the perfect day?
Completing this spectacular wedding venue is the romantic Garden Cottage. The wonderful red brick building has been recently restyled, boasting two luxurious bedrooms, a spacious lounge and an elegant décor to help you relax. There's even a secluded garden with incredible views which is yours to enjoy as you wish. Plenty of space means that the Garden Cottage is perfect for the groomsmen to prepare before the ceremony, and the Prosecco-filled fridge will certainly go down a treat as they're getting ready. There are a further 12 en-suite bedrooms available for family and friends, located in the former stables in a peaceful part of the estate.
Where is Braxted Park located?
ituated between Colchester and Chelmsford with excellent transport links to London, Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Kent, the Braxted Park wedding venue can be found in the heart of the breathtaking Essex countryside, providing the perfect backdrop for a perfect fairy tale wedding.
If you are planning a cultural wedding, it is possible to hire Braxted Park on a dry-hire basis. This allows you to arrange your own catering and bar requirements, using the Pavilion's large capacity to plan the wedding you've always wanted in a stunning location. Dry hire of Braxted Park is perfect for Asian, Jewish, Afro-Caribbean, Turkish and other cultural weddings.