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Hylands Estate

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Hylands Estate – an award winning, stunning Grade II* listed mansion and contemporary Grand Pavilion – is the perfect setting to host your wedding.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Turkish, African
Full Description
Set in 574 acres of landscaped parkland, Hylands Estate offers traditional, lavish ceremony and reception rooms in the house with stunning views of the Essex countryside whilst the sleek Grand Pavilion accommodates both intimate and large wedding parties. Situated close to the heart of Chelmsford with excellent transport links to London, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Kent, and London Stansted Airport, Hylands Estate is a convenient and gorgeous venue for your wedding. We can cater for up to 80 seated day guests and 120 evening guests in Hylands House. Alternatively, by including The Grand Pavilion, you can have up to 100 guests for your Civil Ceremony in Hylands House followed by up to 300 guests in The Grand Pavilion. Hylands House and Grand Pavilion operates as a dry hire venue, providing you with the celebration spaces and furniture. This allows you the flexibility to choose your own contractors, including your own caterer, decorators and entertainment allowing you to create your own bespoke wedding. You can even bring in your own drinks and operate from our bar using a designated contractor. Our experienced Events & Weddings Team specialise in dry hire weddings and deliver impeccable service from beginning to end. Our dedication, flexibility and passion for our beautiful venue will certainly create the wedding of your dreams. It is hard to imagine a more memorable and unique setting for you and your guests!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Thomas
Congratulations on your engagement. Here at Hylands we pride ourselves on our customer service. Not only do we offer a beautiful location but we also provide you with a high standard of service that will start from your initial enquiry, to your wedding day and beyond. The hiring's team are on hand to assist when needed and will help make your wedding day the most enjoyable and memorable day of your life.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Emine and Ariel
Married in July 2018
November 2018
Most amazing day!
Beautiful venue. I knew from the moment I walked in that it was perfect! Amazing staff on the day and during the run up to the big day. For the venue, in comparison to o...
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Wedding: October 2016
October 2016
We had the most wonderful experience from start to finish...
We had the most wonderful experience from start to finish. Tom and Aimee were amazing throughout the booking and organising process then Sarah and Lynn (Lynn especially) ...
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Wedding: October 2016
October 2016
hylands house is an absolutely beautiful venue...
hylands house is an absolutely beautiful venue and we fell in love with it on the first visit when we attended a wedding show. All the staff were extremely friendly and h...
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Wedding: October 2016
October 2016
hylands house is an extremely beautiful venue...
hylands house is an extremely beautiful venue and the staff are very friendly and helpful and always there to make the wedding planning easier. They made the day perfect ...
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Wedding: September 2016
September 2016
If i could get married every day i would do...
If i could get married every day i would do it all again everytime at hylands, the perfect venue, the park, friendly staff, great celebration areas, great self catering o...
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Wedding: March 2016
March 2016
Staff where helpful from begging...
Staff where helpful from begging and end, Especially Tom he gave me good advise, Thanks so much Hylands House

Wedding Preview Day

8th March 2020
View Hylands House & Grand Pavilion beautifully dressed for a wedding at your own leisure or be shown around by one of our experienced team members! Open 11.00am - 3.00pm.
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Location & Contact Details


Hylands Estate , Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25 junction 28 and A12 junction 15

Nearest Train Station

Chelmsford City

Nearest Airport

Stanstead Airport

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Press & Awards

Industry Awards (4)

Essex Wedding Awards - Heritage Venue of the Year 2014
Essex Wedding Awards - Heritage Venue of the Year 2018
Essex Wedding Awards - Historic Venue of the Year 2020
Essex Wedding Awards - Highly Recommended Events Team of the Year 2020
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