Latest Wedding Offers

Whirlwind Offer
Available until April 2020

£6,750 for 50 guests

Whirlwind Offer

Wedding Open Day
Sunday 5th January

Free Entry

Wedding Open Day

Luxury Wedding Venue in Essex

Dating back to 1322, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning receptions, most with panoramic views over our beautiful gardens.

Our Chef and his team have created the most delicious menus for your special occasion, using the freshest and finest ingredients either from our own vegetable garden or locally sourced produce, complimented by outstanding personal service from our staff.

Our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinators will guide you through your arrangements from the very first time you contact us, to the moment you take your vows. Every detail is taken care of and they come equipped with lists of recommended suppliers, creative ideas and years of valuable experience to help make your wedding day everything you could have ever dreamed of and more.

Our different wedding reception rooms can cater for parties of different sizes, with our largest room holding 190 guests and our smallest 32. Large windows provide a dramatic outlook onto our landscaped Hertfordshire gardens, creating the perfect backdrop for live music performances and dancing, following your first dinner with your friends and family as a married couple.

For more information about planning your wedding day at Down Hall contact our Wedding Co-ordinators on 01279 731 441 or complete an enquiry form.

Located just 15 minutes from London Stansted Airport and 45 minutes from central London, Down Hall is ideal for wedding guests arriving from national or international locations.


Wedding information

Your Perfect Wedding Day

Dating back to 1540, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning receptions, most with panoramic views over our beautiful gardens. Explore these pages for a glimpse of what your wedding at Down Hall could be like…

Planning Your Wedding Day

From an intimate ceremony in our historic Prior Suite, a lavish wedding breakfast in the stylish Bridgeman Suite to the perfect pictures in the extensive gardens, Down Hall provides a magical backdrop to your fairytale wedding.

Down Hall is the perfect location to host all the elements of your perfect wedding day or as the venue for the celebrations after your church ceremony.

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A Warm Welcome Awaits

Why not extend the wedding celebrations to the day before or after the wedding? A warm welcome awaits you and your guests the day prior to the wedding for a welcome dinner with your closest family and friends. On the big day, you can get ready in style with our ‘Bride to Be’ or ‘Groom to Be’ packages.

After your wedding day, there is no need to leave straightaway! Keep the celebrations going with a relaxed BBQ or picnic in our beautiful grounds, a comforting Sunday lunch or a decadent afternoon tea.

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Stay The Night At Down Hall

After celebrating the happiest day of your life with your closest friends and family, in the most beautiful of surroundings, it is time to retire to our newly redecorated bridal suite to reminisce on what has been a perfect wedding day.

With 99 bedrooms, there is plenty of room for your loved ones as well so you can meet for breakfast in the morning to relive the day together. Our Down Hall breakfast is either served in our Grill Room restaurant or in a private room for you and your guests.

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Our Wedding Packages

In order to make the planning of your special day as simple as possible, we have carefully designed a selection of luxury wedding packages including our Prestige Summer, Exquisite Winter, a Midweek and a Sunday wedding package. All our packages include everything you require to make your wedding as memorable as possible and ensure you and your guests are looked after during every part of the day.

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Unique Offers And Late Availability

Looking for your dream wedding without breaking the bank? Why not have look at our special offers and late availability dates?

We will work with you to keep your wedding within your set budget and include the unique wedding planning tool Moposa in all our packages to help you with this.

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Gift VouchersWhether it be Champagne Afternoon Tea, a relaxing Eden Spa retreat or the ultimate overnight gift experience, we have got the perfect gift voucher!
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