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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 and bespoke Weddings!
Pricing & Costs

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Included in the Compasses venue hire; * Our experienced coordinator to arrange and run your day * Exclusive use of our Brida...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Converted Country Pub
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


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 & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
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: Jono
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!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Shaun & Steph
Married in May 2019
June 2019
The perfect venue for us !
We knew straight away when we visited the Compasses this was the perfect venue for us! It’s a beautiful venue in the picturesque Essex countryside which is just what we w...
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Sammy & Chris
Married in April 2019
May 2019
My other half and I had our wedding at the Compasses just over a month ago and, in all honesty, we couldn't have been happier with the decision. They were the quickest v...
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Nina & Chris Parkin
Married in May 2019
May 2019
An Incredible Venue
We had the most amazing wedding here! From the day we booked it till after our wedding the staff at The Compasses have been truly accommodating, nothing was too much trou...
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Theresa & Phillip Clark
Married in May 2019
May 2019
Wonderful Venue
Thank you to Paul and all the staff at The Compasses at Pattiswick. Such a wonderful venue which provides a very bespoke service, no matter what type of wedding you are l...
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Sarah & James
Married in April 2019
May 2019
Simply Amazing Venue!
For anyone looking for wedding venues, look no further than The Compasses at Pattiswick. Not only is it a perfectly laid out venue in beautiful surroundings, but the team...
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Sammy & Chris
Married in April 2019
April 2019
Thank You
We are so pleased that we chose The Compasses at Pattiswick as our wedding venue. Paul and the team were so welcoming and helpful from the moment we first viewed the ven...
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The Compasses at Pattiswick Wedding Open Day

30th June 2019
Come along to The Compasses at Pattiswick's Wedding Open Day on Sunday 30th June between 11am and 3pm and discover exclusive offers for remaining dates in 2019 and 2020.
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Location & Contact Details


The Compasses at Pattiswick, Pattiswick, Essex, CM778BG, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

A12 Junction 23

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Nearest Airport


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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 is your No. 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.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook DiscountThe Compasses at Pattiswick Autumn/Winter 2019 Package - £5,900 for selected dates. To include choice of Reception drinks for 60 day guests/Two course hot fork buffet OR Afternoon Tea for 60 day guests/Evening Hog Roast up to 120 evening guests/Prop hire decoration to the value of £300 including centre pieces! Saturday 5th October. Friday 11th October. Friday 25th October. Saturday 23rd November. Saturday 14th December.