An Essex Wedding - November/December 2022 (Issue 107)

NORTHERNlights There are plenty of stunning North Essex wedding venues to choose from FENNES 01376 324555 | Situated in 100 acres of North Essex countryside, Fennes is an elegant Georgian manor house surrounded by manicured gardens, complete with iconic bridge and views of the rural paddocks. Offering endless flexibility and opportunity for ceremonies and receptions – be it small and intimate or large and lavish – they’ve a variety of rooms and spaces, as well as a silk-lined pavilion for you to take advantage of. Ceremonies take place in the Drawing Room for up to 30, a warm and traditionally decorated space with grand doors opening out onto a patio to the bridge and countryside. You can also say your vows in the Dining Room (capacity 30), with its warm garnet wallpaper and Persian rug; the Pavilion (capacity 300), adorned with fairy lights and chandeliers; the Gazebo (capacity 150), with views of the pond; in front of the bridge (capacity 150), looking out to the countryside; or the Woodland (capacity 150), providing a naturally shaded wedding in the warmer months. Receptions are then held back in the Pavilion (capacity 400) or in the impressive Banqueting Hall (capacity 700), with a starlit ceiling and stunning chandeliers, not to mention its own private ‘secret’ garden. 19 LOCAL VENUES