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Down Hall Country House Hotel

£7500 for venue hire
Up to 180
100 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding licence
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Escape to this beautiful country house in Essex a for the perfect wedding day!
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Spa On-site
Ceremony and Reception
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
Pricing & Costs
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Thank you so much
We had our wonderful wedding on the September 17th 2016. Anna and all the team were absolutely fantastic. We received such a wonderful s... 
By Denise and Christian on 9th February 2017
A happy couple
Married in October 2016

The Best Day of my Life
Had the most amazing time in my life me and my husband got married there I would love that day to come back again it was the best day in... 
By Lianne on 9th February 2017
A happy couple
Married in January 2017

Absolutely amazing
We filmed Laura and Frankies wedding at this venue yesterday and wow what a wedding venue! This was our first time working at this venue... 
By Chris and Kelly on 9th February 2017
Wedding: November 2016

Full Description
  • Dating back to 1322, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning receptions, most with panoramic views over our beautiful gardens. Our Chef and his team have created the most delicious menus for your special occasion, using the freshest and finest ingredients either from our own vegetable garden or locally sourced produce, complimented by outstanding personal service from our staff. Our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinators will guide you through your arrangements from the very first time you contact us, to the moment you take your vows. Every detail is taken care of and they come equipped with lists of recommended suppliers, creative ideas and years of valuable experience to help make your wedding day everything you could have ever dreamed of and more. Our different wedding reception rooms can cater for parties of different sizes, with our largest room holding 190 guests and our smallest 32. Large windows provide a dramatic outlook onto our landscaped Hertfordshire gardens, creating the perfect backdrop for live music performances and dancing, following your first dinner with your friends and family as husband and wife. For more information about planning your wedding day at Down Hall please send an inquiry.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    No. Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    No. Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
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Press and Awards (1)
Essex Enquirer
Industry Awards (1)
Best Essex Venue
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Matching Road, Bishop's Stortford, Essex, CM22 7AS, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Bishop’s Stortford
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Bishop’s Stortford
    • Travel Notes
    • Located in Hatfield Heath, near Bishop’s Stortford on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, Down Hall is 45 minutes from central London and also ideally located near Stansted Airport.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Stansted Airport
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Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne