The Setting

The most romantic setting in England. A Norman Castle, steeped in history. A Georgian Mansion House overlooking formal terraces and lawns sweeping down to a tree-lined lake. Set amongst ancient woods and landscaped gardens, the Hedingham Estate, just 90 minutes from London in the Essex countryside, creates a magical stage where dreams last forever.

The Vibe

Your ceremony will be held in the grand Banqueting Hall of the keep. The room has the capacity for 100 guests with an additional 30 guests seated in the Minstrels’ Gallery. Following the romantic ceremony, you and your guests will head toward the Mansion House over Henry VII’s Tudor Bridge. In the Great Hall, you will enjoy a relaxed champagne drinks reception looking out over the stunning grounds and picturesque, ornamental lake.

Your large evening reception with up to 150 guests can be held in the beautifully appointed, grand marquee. The marquee stands beneath the shade of one of England’s three ancient Tulip trees and amidst the privacy of 160 acre, tree-lined estate. The space has its own concealed dance floor and private bar to create the perfect party atmosphere until midnight.

Alternatively, for receptions with 70 guests or fewer, the magnificent Tapestry Room in the keep is newly available for a wonderful reception. Celebrating in the Tapestry Room means you can have your whole day within the enchanting castle’s walls.

When the day finally draws to a close, the happy couple can retire to the Garden Cottage. Set within its own private orchard, in a peaceful corner of the estate, the cottage provides the perfect place for your first night of married life.