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The feel

Fennes prides itself as the perfect venue for your magical day, located in the gorgeous Essex countryside it stands as an exquisite Georgian manor house.

Fennes is offered solely on an exclusive use basis; so you will never have to share your day with other bride and grooms. We never host more than one wedding a day thus ensuring our total dedication to you, your guests, and your special day.

Weddings of all sizes are welcomed; the House is perfect for smaller more intimate gatherings of 24 guests or less, whilst the Banqueting Hall can cater for up to 500 guests for a sit-down meal or 150 in the 1st pavilion. Accommodation is also available for close family and friends following your celebrations.

For further information, or to receive our wedding brochure, please visit our website.


Alcohol License
Buffet Meal Facilities
Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
DJ Facilities
Entertainment License
Evening Reception Facilities
Exclusive Use
Live Band Facilities
Onsite Catering
400 capacity


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Zoe Mitchell

24 Nov 2019

I had my wedding day 24th November 2019 it was a great day from start to finish thank you so much nicola for everything , Zoe & James Mitchell.

Charlotte Cuthbert

29 Jun 2019

We would highly recommend Fennes for Weddings, We had a fantastic day we wouldn’t of had it any other way we got married here on the 29th June 2019. The…

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Chris Kipper Watson

11 May 2019

We got married on the 11th of May 2019 at a local church and had our reception at the Fennes. We had 155 guests and the fennes team were absolutely…

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20 Dec 2012

All staff were so helpful and we can’t thank them enough for making our day so special. All our guests complimented the lovely venue and how accommodating Fennes were on…

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9 Dec 2011

We had an amazing day and all the staff were very polite and helpful.

Mr & Mrs Neate

3 Nov 2011

We had the most fantastic day. Everything was tailored to what we wanted, everything ran smoothly. Nicola was great, she made sure I was happy with everything in a stress-free…

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Mr and Mrs Smithyes

29 Oct 2011

Fantastic venue, fantastic staff & fantastic day! We could not have asked for anything better. Many thanks to Sharyn and all who made our day so special!


29 Oct 2011

The venue is lovely and the staff were fantastic. The whole day went smoothly – could not have asked for anything better!

Mr & Mrs Clark

15 Sep 2011

Our Front of House Manager, Nicola, was so accommodating and helpful and so was the other staff attending our special day 🙂

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Mr and Mrs Jennings

8 Sep 2011

It was a wonderful day and a special thanks to Sue ( Front of House Manager)


21 Aug 2011

Our wedding day was perfect and all of our guests commented on how nice the venue was.


21 Aug 2011

Exellent! Well and truly exceeded expectations. The manager and all the staff were fantastic, rooms comfortable and spotless ! (Well done cleaners!)

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19 Aug 2011

From the moment we arrived, everything was perfect. Sharyn (Front of House Manager) and the rest of the staff were so friendly and helpful. We had a day filled with…

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Mr and Mrs Bush

11 Aug 2011

The Fennes is a beautiful venue and the staff are fantastic! We could not fault anything and the attention to detail made our day very special. We would highly recommend…

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Kirstin and Rob

16 Jul 2011

Everybody at the Fennes was fantastic. We had an amazing day and we cannot thank everyone involved enough. All our guests have commented on how great the venue, staff and…

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25 May 2011

We had a wonderful day, thanks to the Fennes, you did above and beyond what we could have asked for. Excellent service everything was on time. Took all the stress…

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Robert & Rhian Utton

17 Mar 2011

Our wedding day was the happiest day of our lives, made even more special by the wonderful team at Fennes. We couldn’t have wished for a better day. Sharyn Warner…

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Paul Muggeridge

21 Apr 2007

We had our civil partnership ceremony here two days ago and we can’t get over how perfect the Fennes was. Quite apart from the beautiful house and gardens, the staff…

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Is there an exclusive use option?
With exclusive hire available, the venue acts as your home for the day to ensure that your day is as relaxing and enjoyable as it should be.
How many people can you accommodate for dining?
The Banqueting Hall can seat up to 500 guests under a stunning starlit ceiling. The flexible space is ideal for large celebrations but can also be partitioned for smaller events.
Are there bedrooms for overnight accommodation?
You can enjoy your very own luxury Honeymoon Cottage. Your friends and family can also choose to stay with us at Fennes in one of our 13 guest rooms.



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