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The Compasses at Pattiswick

£3200 - £4900 for venue hire
Up to 120
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A beautiful venue in the North Essex countryside specialising in unique & bespoke Weddings!
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Converted Country Pub
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
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Included in the Compasses venue hire; * Our experienced coordinator to arrange and run your day * Exclusive use of or bridal...
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Fantastic Wedding Venue!
Paul and Claire made our wedding day on the 20th October 2017 a day to remember for all the right reasons. From start to finish, nothing... 
By Steve & Alison Wood on 20th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in October 2017

We Could Not Fault It!
Thank you so much to Paul and the rest of the team at The Compasses. Paul and Claire in particular have been fantastic from day 1 in mak... 
By Amanda Nicholson on 20th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in September 2017

Amazing and delicious food
Paul, Claire and the team have been absolutely fantastic, from start to finish. We enjoyed every minute of our wedding day, at The Compa... 
By Alice Starmar-Rule on 23rd November 2017
A happy couple
Married in September 2017

We got married here last weekend and I have to say that we 100% made the right choice. Everything was planned perfectly, from the initia... 
By Benjamin & Michelle Von Hajder on 23rd November 2017
A happy couple
Married in June 2017

They really cared about our day as much as we did
It's been nearly a year since I got married here and have only just got round to writing a review!! I cannot praise this beautiful venue... 
By Katy & Dan Laws on 23rd November 2017
A happy couple
Married in September 2016

Bespoke service, we felt at home there
My new husband and I had our wedding reception at The Compasses on 16/9/16. We chose the venue as we loved the pub when we visited for s... 
By Petriona & Matt Williamson on 23rd November 2017
A happy couple
Married in November 2016

Full Description
  • A venue that creates bespoke weddings are competitive prices. The Compasses at Pattiswick is set in the Essex countryside providing beautiful scenery and rustic interior. You will have exclusive use of this venue for your special day, including our Bridal Preparation Suite that includes full length mirrors, a hair and makeup bar and comfy seating area. This family run team is willing to accept any sort of idea or challenge to create the most memorable day for you and your guests!
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Jane Clark
    Welcome to the Compasses where we take pride in the fact that we are not a conventional wedding venue! Surrounded by stunning countryside, we offer you a blank canvas on which to help you create the wedding of your dreams. No restrictive packages, purely bespoke! Come and see us and let the planning commence!
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • The Compasses at Pattiswick, Pattiswick, Essex, CM778BG, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Coggeshall
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • A12 Junction 23
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Kelveden
    • Nearest Airport
    • Stanstead
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Ask a question
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Impossible to answer- being a bespoke venue they have all been so different, rather than mass produced package weddings!
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Enjoy it and take advantage of the help that is offered!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A table plan surrounded by a collage of photo's of every single guest - great fun for the guests to look at on the day and a wonderful keepsake for the bride and groom.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Bespoke, unconventional, friendly, professional, magical!
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Under the oak tree with a backdrop of the now infamous Pattiswick sunset
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Now that would be telling... discretion is guaranteed at all times.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
chocolate truffle washed down with a glass of fizz
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Our most unique feature will be (from Spring 2018) our brand new bridal room, with one way glass, allowing the bride to watch as all her guests and future husband arrive (without them knowing!)
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our wonderful, dedicated, professional and caring team.

Open Evening - The Compasses (6pm-9pm)

  • 2nd May 2018
  • The perfect opportunity to view our unique venue at its best and discuss your Wedding visions and ideas. Exclusive 2018 offers! No appointment necessary - Cupcakes & Prosecco on arrival!