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Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Up to 180
100 Bedrooms
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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
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM


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 & Reception

Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
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.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Ryan & Annabelle
Married in March 2019
June 2019
Nothing was too much trouble
Down Hall was without question the perfect setting for our wedding in March of this year. We both fell in love with the location as soon as we arrived, driving along the ...
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Sam @ Beautiful-you
Wedding: November 2018
November 2018
Stunning wedding venue
Have worked here many of times such a gorgeous wedding venue
Nikki Pearman-Turner
Married in September 2018
June 2019
Beautiful venue in and out
My husband and I got married at Downhall in August 2018 we viewed over 6 different venues and Downhall is by far the superior! it is a stunning and beautiful venue in and...
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Jennifer Whiten
Married in May 2018
June 2019
Down Hall is faultless. Amazing venue, guest rooms, staff, facilities and food – everything was perfect on our special day. So many photo opportunities if the weather isn...
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Grace & David Rospo
Married in January 2018
June 2019
Perfect wedding
From start to finish I can’t fault Down Hall! From the moment I went to the open day I knew I had to get married here. Marie our wedding co-ordinater was fantastic from D...
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Married in November 2017
June 2019
Fabulous venue and wedding team
My husband and I got married here and we had the most perfect day! The wedding team were fantastic and our wedding co-ordinator, Marie was always on hand to answer my que...
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Location & Contact Details


Down Hall Hotel & Spa, Hatfield Heath, Essex, CM22 7AS, England

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 Town

Bishop’s Stortford

Nearest Train Station

Bishop’s Stortford

Nearest Airport

Stansted Airport

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