Smeetham Hall Barn
£2999 - £5199 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
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Although still a working farm, Smeetham Hall is a stunning setting for your wedding and is widely known to be a leading wedding venue in Essex.
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
Prices Start At
Features & Capacity
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony & Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
When it comes to weddings, we know that there is no 'one size to fit all' package. Whether you are looking for a venue for your wedding reception, civil ceremony or both, we are sure to have something to suit you. For a Saturday wedding, the Barn is available from 9am on Friday until midday on Sunday. For a Tuesday wedding, for example, the Barn is available from 2pm on Monday until midday on Wednesday. Charges for a weekend wedding include Fridays and bank holidays. All prices exclude bank holidays and Christmas period. A deposit of £750 is required to confirm a booking and the balance is due eight weeks prior to the wedding date. No corkage! A huge saving! We have a few remaining Saturday dates available for 2018 in October, November and December: Saturday, 20th/27th October £6,999 (incl. VAT): COMPLIMENTARY CANAPES FOR 80 GUESTS; 80 day guests for a 3-course wedding breakfast; 100 evening guests for delicious bacon butties/fish finger and rocket sandwiches or other choices; DJ Saturday, 3rd/17th November £6,500 (incl. VAT): COMPLIMENTARY CANAPES FOR 80 GUESTS; 80 day guests for a 3-course wedding breakfast; 100 evening guests for delicious bacon butties/fish finger and rocket sandwiches or other choices; DJ Saturday, 8th/15th December £6,999 (incl. VAT): as above Please call 01787 374544 or visit our website www.smeethamhall.co.uk
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Bridget
Our couples are very important to us and we look after them from the minute they book until the end of their wedding day - they are welcome to come and see the Barn as many times as they like, or, they can call and chat to ask as many questions as they like! We never mind. We want them to have a wonderful experience in planning their wedding.
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Married in December 2016
A Perfect Day!
Dear Bridget, Happy New Year to you! We had such a wonderful wedding at Smeetham Hall Barn on Saturday 17th December. Our day was just perfect! Thank you so much for al...
Married in October 2016
Best Day of Our Lives!
Dear Bridget, We wanted to say a huge thank you for helping to make our wedding day the best day of our lives! You were incredible on the day, a true unsung hero, that m...
Married in April 2017
Lots of compliments!
Dear Bridget, We had an amazing day and everything was absolutely perfect. Had lots of compliments. Best wedding our guests had been to. So a great thank you from Nick a...
Married in April 2017
Hi Bridget, Sorry we missed you on Sunday to say goodbye and thank you. We had such a wonderful day on Saturday and so much of that was down to the perfect venue and exce...
Married in April 2017
HUGE thank you!
Hi Bridget and Lou, We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for everything this weekend! We had a perfect day and the venue looked absolutely beautiful! We could not have ...
Married in March 2017
Just wanted to say a quick thank you for everything you did before and on our wedding day. It was such a perfect day :-) It was everything we wanted, an absolutely perfec...
10th October 2018
This is a time to wander around our beautiful barn and grounds with a glass of fizz in hand! Come and chat to some of our favourite suppliers. Let's talk about the most important day of your life!
Press & Awards
Press & Awards (1)
Don't Tell the Bride
Preferred Supplier List
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
They truly are all special!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
To ask as many questions as they need and to visit Smeetham as much as possible to feel at home.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Beautiful, personal, historic, romantic, relaxed
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
There are so many but a sunset shot in our wild flower meadow in the summer.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Yes! But the secrets are ours!
What’s your favourite canapé?
We only get to look! Mini shepherd's pies always look amazing.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
I don't have one!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The romantic atmosphere - lots of fairy lights, lots of beams
What part of your business are you most proud of?
I get great joy in showing couples around the Barn - it speaks for itself.
Bridebook DiscountWe have three AMAZING LATE AVAILABILITY package offers available for 2018: Friday, 8th June £6,699 (incl. VAT): 80 day guests for a 3-course wedding breakfast; 100 evening guests for delicious bacon butties/fish finger and rocket sandwiches, DJ // Saturday, 30th June £6,999 (incl. VAT): details as before // Saturday, 21st July £6,999 (incl. VAT) details as before // Please call 01787 374544 or visit our website www.smeethamhall.co.uk