Plan your wedding all in one place
Plan your wedding all in one place
Up to 180
Exclusive Use
100 Bedrooms
from £7500
Wedding license

Escape to this beautiful country house in Essex a for the perfect wedding day!

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne

Venue features

Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # 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
Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering


Venue Hire Only
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Industry Awards (1)

Best Essex Venue

Reviews & Testimonials (3)

Absolutely amazing
By  (Suppliers) in Nov 2016
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... Read more
The Best Day of my Life
By  (A happy couple) in Jan 2017
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... Read more
Thank you so much
By  (A happy couple) in Oct 2016
We had our wonderful wedding on the September 17th 2016. Anna and all the team were absolutely fantastic. We received such a wonderful s... Read more

Detailed 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.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance

Getting here

  • Address:
  • Matching Road, Hatfield Heath, Essex, CM22 7AS, England
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Bishop’s Stortford
  • Nearest Town:
  • Bishop’s Stortford
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Stansted Airport
  • 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.