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Prested Hall

£2890 - £6050 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
20 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Prested Hall is a stylish country house surrounded by 75 acres of superb parkland, with manicured lawns and tranquil waters forming a magical backdrop for wedding photography.
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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
11:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM


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

Ceremony & Reception

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

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Kosher Catering
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.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
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Andy Scott
Married in October 2018
November 2018
Such A Magical Day
Our wedding day was such a magical day, thanks to Prested Hall Hotel My wife and I feel like we are only now getting back to normality since getting wed a month ago at P...
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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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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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Open Day

21st July 2019
Your chance to come and look around Prested Hall in a non-pressured environment, geared to getting you the information you need for your big day, Enjoy a glass of fizz as you take your time and wander
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Location & Contact Details


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

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

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

Nearest Train Station

Kelvedon Train Station (50 mins from London Liverpool St)

Nearest Airport

London Stansted

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Press & Awards

Industry Awards (1)

Boutique Venue of The Year (2012 Essex Wedding Awards)
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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 our grounds 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 too discrete to mention them by name

What’s your favourite canapé?

Prested handmade beef sliders with mature cheddar

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

a lovely warm bacon roll with lashings of brown sauce, or a devilish cheeseboard platter

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, just take a look at our Tripadvisor reviews

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