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Prested Hall

(53)
£4250 - £8900 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
16 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Prested Hall is a stylish country mansion surrounded by 75 acres of superb parkland, with manicured lawns and tranquil waters forming a magical backdrop for wedding photography.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£4,250
Maximum Price
£8,900

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£70
Minimum Number of Guests
60
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
140
No. of Bedrooms
16
Sleeps No. of People
33
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Late Night Extension Available
Yes

Venue

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

Ceremony & Reception

Fireworks 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
Prested Hall is a stylish country mansion surrounded by 75 acres of superb parkland, with manicured lawns and tranquil waters forming a magical backdrop for wedding photography. A number of stylish reception rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, including their lovely gazebo at the end of a timbered bridge in a romantic outdoor setting. With exclusive use of the entire mansion and grounds for your wedding, and with 16 elegant bedrooms for overnight guests, this award-winning luxurious boutique venue in Essex is truly a hidden gem.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2002
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
(53)
Kim & Nithin
Married in September 2017
December 2017
"Everything was perfect!"
We hosted our wedding at Prested Hall in late September and accommodated as many family and friends as we could there on the night. Our events manager Melissa was fantast...
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Sarah & Ralf
Married in August 2017
November 2017
Perfect wedding venue
I could summarise this review in 3 words- Book this venue. Prested Hall is an absolutely amazing wedding venue, made even more amazing due to the awesome staff working h...
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Jacquie & Mark
Married in September 2017
November 2017
2nd time around at Prested Hall!
My husband and I got married at Prested Hall 3rd September 2017. We decided to have the afternoon tea garden party, and as the weather was kind to us we were able to say ...
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Mel
Married in May 2017
November 2017
Our beautiful wedding!
We were married at Prested Hall in May 2017 and it was a perfect day. The grounds are beautiful and it was the most glorious setting for our outdoor ceremony by the lake...
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Chris and Clare Scarfe
Married in June 2017
November 2017
Simply the most perfect day of our lives
Chris and I got married here on the 24th June. This was the most perfect day of our life. The venue is amazing. Our day couldn’t have gone better, thanks to the staff her...
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Nichola and Max
Married in July 2017
November 2017
Amazing wedding day!
The first time we saw Prested Hall my partner and I knew it was perfect for our wedding day! The venue is absolutely beautiful and the staff are friendly and helpful. We ...
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Wedding Open Day

5th August 2018
All our beautiful reception rooms will be dressed, enabling you to imagine the wedding of your dreams here with us. Wander around the hall, explore the 16 boutique bedrooms and get to know Prested!
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Feering Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9EE, England

Nearest Town

Kelvedon

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A12 - Junction 23 (south) Junction 24 (north)

Nearest Train Station

Kelvedon Train Station (50 mins from London Liverpool St)

Nearest Airport

Stansted

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Press & Awards
(1)

Industry Awards (1)

Boutique Venue of The Year (2012 Essex Wedding Awards)
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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We have so many beautiful weddings that it's difficult to choose just one. Each has their own wonderful theme with so much attention to detail, but one that stands out was a 60's themed wedding where the bride was escorted down the drive by 50 vintage scooters!

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

Choose a venue like Prested, where you will be allocated your own personal wedding co-ordinator. Build a relationship with them and it will be worth its weight in gold. Our wedding planners will take care of every last little detail, including contacting your suppliers, ensuring times are confirmed etc.

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

At a wedding recently we had place cards to put out on the table plan, but each person had been allocated a special animal place card holder. It was a lovely detail and each guest got to keep their particular animal to take home as a memento of the wedding.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Charming, personal, welcoming, warm, friendly

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Somewhere either overlooking or next to the 15th century moat. There are so many great photo opportunities for photographers around the 75 acres of grounds here at Prested.

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

Yes, we've had many celebrities here at Prested, but we are much too discrete to mention them by name!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Miniature burgers with home made relish

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon roll with lashings of brown sauce, or homemade cakes

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our 15th Century moat, and the pretty wooden & brick gazebo next to it, fully licensed for civil ceremonies.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our staff - nothing is ever too much trouble and all our staff have the same kind-hearted nature. We're human beings - we're often in tears at the weddings ourselves - and nothing matters more to us than our guests happiness.