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£3000 - £6990 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
7 Bedrooms
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Bridebook Couple Discount
Book a May or June 2020 Wedding and upgrade your drinks package from Classic to Premier saving £7 per wedding guest!
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Seasonal Offer Available
£2000 Off
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Midweek Offer Available
Just £9955
A beautiful Garde II listed farmhouse set in beautiful surroundings - perfectly bridges the gap between old charm and modern luxury.
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Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£3,000
Maximum Price
£6,990
Includes use of the dressing room, full exclusive use of the venue and its grounds, a beautiful wedding marquee to host outside ceremoni...
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What is included in this pricing:
Choice of preferred caterers
Day before set up available
Exclusive use
Furniture included
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£45
Maximum Price
£65
Please speak to our recommended caterers to get an individual quotation
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Corkage charge applicable
Cutlery included
Minimum numbers apply
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Table linen included

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£9,955
Maximum Price
£10,975
Number of Guests Included
70
Houchins' all-Inclusive Midweek Willow Wedding Package includes venue and grounds, accommodation for couple & up to 14 guests, receptio...
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What is included in this pricing:
Canapés included
Couple accommodation included
Day before set up available
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Exclusive use
Furniture included
Guest accommodation included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wedding coordinator available on the day
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
180
No. of Bedrooms
7
Sleeps No. of People
16
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Venue

Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Houchins is an elegant Grade 2 listed farmhouse with beautiful and comfortable accommodation for the bridal party and a splendid new barn complex. Houchins caters for weddings and civil ceremonies from 25 - 150+ people, offering a choice of indoor grandeur, outdoor simplicity or a combination of the two. Houchins is run by Adam and Anna Dixon-Smith who have over ten years experience operating Dove Barn, their wedding barn near Sudbury in Suffolk. Adam grew up at Houchins and is determined that no-one will leave without sharing his happy memories of the place! He and his team of wedding and event planners are on hand to make sure that each wedding meets the expectations of every bride and groom.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Wayne
Our award-winning team at Houchins is delighted to help you every step of the way to make your wedding day the day of your dreams. We understand that every couple has a unique vision for their day and we simply want to help realise that vision in as helpful a way as we can.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2014
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
12
Reviews
(28)
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Kim and Sid
Married in October 2019
October 2019
It's a stunning place!!!
Hi All, Just wanted to say thank you SO MUCH for making our day on Saturday so perfect! You guys were so attentive and helpful and that really makes all the difference. W...
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Emma and Tom
Married in September 2019
October 2019
I couldn't recommend you highly enough as a venue
We're just back from our minimoon and now all the wedding dust has settled, just wanted to drop a note to you all to say a huge THANK YOU for everything you did to make o...
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Laura and Matt
Married in August 2019
October 2019
We couldn't have dreamed of a more perfect day
From the moment we walked into Houchins we knew it was the venue for us. Not only is the setting beautiful. the staff are amazing. They have a knack for making you feel l...
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Katie and Terry
Married in July 2019
October 2019
Everyone at Houchins has been amazing
A bit of a delayed message but thank you so much again for making our day so fantastic - we couldn't have wished for more! Everyone at Houchins has been amazing. All of o...
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Amy & Stuart
Married in July 2019
October 2019
We can't thank the Houchins team enough...
From the moment my wife and I drove up to Houchins we knew this stunning venue was where we wanted to have our special day. The grounds, barn and farmhouse are beautiful ...
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Rebecca & David
Married in April 2019
April 2019
We had the best day ever at Houchins
We had the best day ever at our wedding at Houchins. We fell in love with the venue because of the traditional but modern style and high quality of everything there. Houc...
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Winter Wedding Showcase

5th January 2020
Come and view Houchins set up for a wedding and meet the friendly team who will answer any questions about planning your perfect wedding day. On-hand will also be an array of wonderful suppliers.
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1RT, England

Nearest Town

Coggeshall

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M11

Nearest Train Station

Marks Tey

Nearest Airport

Stansted

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Press & Awards
(2)

Press & Awards (1)

An Essex Wedding

Industry Awards (1)

Essex Wedding Awards - Winner Best Boutique Venue 2016 & 2019
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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

They're all wonderful and unique in their own way

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Set a budget and stick to it

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

A mother of the bride made the wedding favours which included home-grown flowers

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Rustic, unique, historic, charming, beautiful

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The borage field

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We have but couldn't possibly divulge who

What’s your favourite canapé?

Blackened Cod

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Any of the evening food from one of our Horse Box caterers

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The rustic charm of the converted farm buildings

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Award-winnning team

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Special Offer2019 Special Offer - Up to £1,000 off the Venue Hire. £1,000 off all remaining Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays in 2019 and £500 off all remaining Thursdays. Subject to availability, terms & conditions apply. This is a stand alone offer and cannot be used in conjunctions with any other offer. This offer is only applicable to new bookings made after October 2018.

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