By the time you have visited a number of wedding venues in Essex you will have a clearer idea of what it is you want and what kind of style you want for your wedding. By having a wedding planning checklist with you when viewing these venues it will help you decide exactly what it is you are after. Essex is home to some of best wedding venues in the UK, some of which have been written about below.

One of the more famous Wedding Venues in Essex is Prested Hall a famous 15th century country house located in Feering in the borough of Colchester and set amidst 75 acres of parkland. Turn off the A12 and keep driving on a long tree lined pathway where the part moated country house with 10 en suite bedrooms and many period reception rooms is built. Choose from the 65-seater Ballroom or the Dining House with space for 48 guests both of which have been licensed for civil ceremonies along with the Orange and the Gazebo.

The Leez Priory must be on your wedding planning checklist as it is the winner of Wedding Ideas Magazine “Best Wedding Venue” 2007 and 2008. This is one of the best wedding venues in Essex and is licensed for civil ceremonies in five different locations within the grounds. The stunning Tudor Mansion set in forty acres of parkland with its own lakes and lawns can be yours for your special day. 15 bedrooms are inside the mansion besides a hidden cottage within the grounds where the bride and her bridesmaids can stay the night before the wedding. The Great Hall seats 80 guests and the Coach House seats up to 110. Since the entire venue will be yours for the evening you can send invites to 250 guests for the evening reception.

Gosfield Hall is another Georgian Manor House amid the most highly rated Wedding Venues in Essex which was also a former royal residence with 21 refurbished bedrooms and a Marquis of Buckingham’s former Ballroom good enough to cater to up to 116 guests. It has a 120 feet long aisle and a licensed carriageway for outdoor ceremonies.

The Hedingham Castle owned by the Honourable Thomas Lindsay has some of the most beautiful grounds and closed for public during wedding ceremonies. You can invite up to 100 guests in the Banqueting Hall and house 30 further in the Minstrel’s Gallery where a candle light ceremony with a medieval theme can be organized. You can use the Tulip Lawn for breakfast where you will find plenty of space to photograph for your wedding album.

Author's Bio: 

Tina Hope is an experienced writer having more than 10 years of experience in writing articles on various topics such a Wedding Planning Checklist or Wedding Venues in Essex etc. Its take all your ideas and details and start arranging from your very first meeting.