Rayleigh Windmill

£200 - £400 for venue hire
Up to 20
Exclusive Use
Wedding license
The beautiful Rayleigh Windmill is a Grade II listed building more than 200 years old and a popular venue for Weddings and other celebrations.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Museum / Attraction
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-site Parking
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
  • Prices start at
  • £200
  • Maximum Price
  • £400
A very unique and intimate venue
Sep 2013
A happy couple
We chose the Rayleigh Windmill for our wedding as it is a very unique and intimate venue, and a lovely place to re-visit in the future.”

The Rayleigh Windmill is a wonderful venue
Apr 2014
A happy couple
Thank you for all your help and assistance at our wedding at the Rayleigh Windmill. From the moment we contacted you, the help we receiv... 

An amazing day with fab photos
Jun 2014
A happy couple
We really enjoyed our experience & would recommend the venue and staff to anyone as it was an amazing day with fab photos. Thank you

You made us all feel comfortable and cared for
Sep 2014
A happy couple
Thank you for looking after us on our Wedding Day at the Windmill. Family and friends enjoyed the setting and day, thanks to your hard w... 

Thanks for all your help with the arrangements
Dec 2014
A happy couple
Thanks for all your help with the arrangements for our wedding today, including your prompt reply to my emails, setting up the chair and... 

It was all that we hoped for
Mar 2015
A happy couple
This is just a little email to say thank you so much for all the help you gave David and myself before and during our wedding at the Win... 

Our guests thought it was such a lovely setting
May 2015
A happy couple
Just a quick note to say thank you for everything on Friday. The day all went so smoothly and you played a big part in making sure that ... 

Thank you for all your patience and hard work
Sep 2015
A happy couple
Thank you for all your patience and hard work.

Very intimate, very special
Nov 2014
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My sister and a her husband got married here, and it is a very special building to tie the knot, very small, very intimate, very special

We couldn't have chosen a better place to marry
Apr 2015
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In August 2014 we were married at the Rayleigh Windmill. A great venue if you are looking for a small service as only holds 20 guests. F... 

Small wedding in an unique building
May 2015
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Being a Rayleigh couple and having always admired the Windmill when we decided to tie the knot this was an obvious venue. The venue did ... 

The whole day was wonderful
Aug 2015
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My daughter got married here in June and it was a unique, iconic and wonderful location although it limits you to 20 guests for the cere... 

Simply stunning
Jun 2016
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Rayleigh Windmill has a very special place in my heart, It was our wedding venue ( June 2012 ) a beautiful place to make our vows with o... 

Very professionally run
Jun 2016
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Beautiful setting for a small wedding. The seating was well set out and the floral displays lovely. Very professionally run.

It was perfect
Sep 2016
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We celebrated our wedding at The Rayleigh windmill last Friday and it was perfect. Although the capacity is only 20 people this was perf... 

Such great charm and atmosphere
Nov 2016
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Although quite small, we had 20 guests at our wedding, the windmill has such great charm and atmosphere this is a very intimate, beautif... 

Full Description
  • The beautiful Rayleigh Windmill is a Grade II listed building more than 200 years old and a popular venue for Weddings and other celebrations. The Windmill has been sympathetically refurbished to offer a unique venue for your Civil Wedding, Civil Partnership, Naming Ceremony or Renewal of Vows. With seating for up to 20 guests, Rayleigh Windmill is an intimate venue for your celebrations. Located next to a Sensory Garden and the historic Rayleigh Mount, it offers a perfect backdrop for your pictures. A dedicated event co-ordinator will ensure that your special day runs perfectly. Several packages are available including the option to hold your reception at The Mill Arts and Events Centre, located next to the Windmill. You can download the Rayleigh Windmill Wedding Brochure, booking form and terms and conditions from our website www.rochford.gov.uk/weddings To arrange a viewing or to discuss your requirements please contact Rochford District Council on 01702 318120 Rayleigh has a host of venues for receptions and other items to help make your day extra special, including florists, jewellers, formal wedding attire and decorations.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Sophie Manus
    Hi I'm the dedicated Wedding Coordinator for Rayleigh Windmill. Please feel free to give me call to ask any questions you may have, look at available dates and arrange a viewing.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Industry Awards (1)
Essex Wedding Awards 2015: Wedding Venue of the Year - Something Different
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7ED, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Rayleigh
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • A127
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Rayleigh
    • Nearest Airport
    • London Southend
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