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Layer Marney Tower

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This beautiful Tudor gatehouse is the perfect backdrop for your special day!
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


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

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
Full Description
With landscaped gardens and magnificent views towards the River Blackwater, Layer Marney Tower is your perfect wedding venue. The mellow Tudor brickwork and terracotta decorations make a fabulous backdrop for your photos. From the first time you see Layer Marney Tower you will be overwhlemed. It is a magnificent building with efficient, friendly staff, who make sure that your special day is indeed special. With great attention to detail our small team ensure that you and your guests have a worry free, fantastic day. Our caterers use only the best ingredients, where possible, locally sourced. Come and see us, you won't be disappointed.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Amy and Gordon Raines
Married in March 2019
May 2019
Layer Marney Tower is such a special place to us.
Karen, I cannot thank you enough for everything you've done for us! You have been an absolute diamond throughout the planning and kept me calm. You always responded to ...
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Sammy-Lee and Thomas
Married in November 2018
June 2019
The most amazing day
Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to the owners and staff at Layer Marney Tower myself and my husband had the most amazing day here for our wedding on the 3rd of Novemb...
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Mr and Mrs Bennett
Married in August 2018
June 2019
Animal friendly!
Thank you all for allowing us to use your amazing venue for our wedding! A special thanks for being animal friendly. One of our criteria when picking a venue was allowing...
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Mr and Mrs Creasey
Married in June 2018
June 2019
Couldn’t have asked for a better setting
We both had the best day ever. We couldn’t have asked for a better setting. The weather was a bonus too! All staff were lovely and friendly. Massive thank you to Karen wh...
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Mr and Mrs Russo
Married in June 2018
June 2019
Guests were in awe
Both Lucy and i would like to say thank you for all your help throughout the entire process. From the day we first looked round the venue we knew Layer Marney Tower was t...
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Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO59US, England

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