Step into the atmosphere of an historic country home that exudes taste, warmth and comfort and which is one of the most sought after wedding venues in Essex. The Lawn is an elegant Georgian manor house licensed for civil ceremonies, set in 3 acres of landscaped and beautifully kept gardens, surrounded by over 100 acres of rolling park and woodland. The entire venue is exclusively yours for your special day and provides the perfect setting for your photographs.

Included is your own large and delightful bride’s room with french doors opening to the 60ft bride’s balcony. Make a dramatic entrance down the sweeping staircase to the galleried grand hall for the civil ceremony. The bride’s room is available to the bridal party from 9.30am through until midnight whether it is a church wedding or a civil ceremony.

From a small, intimate gathering to a wedding with up to 160 guests (130 seated for the wedding breakfast), enjoy an exceptional quality of service from our friendly, dedicated team. We are easily accessible by road, rail or air and offer ample, adjacent, free parking (including overnight). Contact Us to find out more.


For great deals on accommodation, we have a formal link with the nearby 4-star Holiday Inn Southend, which is just 6 minutes’ drive from The Lawn.

If you have booked your wedding at The Lawn and want to receive excellent and exclusive discounts as well as all-inclusive extras such as free parking at the Hotel, free wi-fi, and a full English breakfast, please call The Holiday Inn Southend on 01702 209085 on weekdays between 9.30am and 4.30pm and quote “The Lawn.”

The Lawn also benefits from two of its own Caravan Club of Great Britain Certified Locations.  These are pretty, well-tended rural sites with a total of 10 pitches and both are within 200 metres of the venue.  Perfect for Caravan Club of Great Britain members attending a wedding and perhaps wanting to stay a bit longer to make the most of this vibrant corner of the South East.  Call The Estate Office on 01702 203701 to book.


Jason Hall – Mother’s Day Lunch 11 March 2018

We visited Mothers Day and it was perfect.  Thank you for the service, food and great house wine.  Beautiful place, little extras like the sweets and coffee and the singer topped it off.  Made Mum's Day.

Wendy and Mark Franklin – Party on 3 March 2018

Just wanted to thank you guys for the amazing evening we had at The Lawn on Saturday.  Everyone made us so welcome and there have been so many comments on how fabulous the food was - sadly, I ate none!

The Lawn is such a special place for us and always will be!  Thank you again.

Kelly and Stephen Snares – wedding 23 December 2017

We had the best day ever!  Thanks in part to you guys for being so brilliant!  Loved every minute of our day!  You did that!

David and Pam Clissold – 25 November 2017

Thank you so much for making our Wedding Day a day to remember.  The service was excellent and we have received so many comments regarding the food, wedding ceremony and the venue and how excellent it was.  It lived up to our expectation and more.  All the staff were attentive, paid attention to detail and delivered exceptional customer service. Again thank you.

Caroline Lacey-Freeman – Married 11 December 2017

We got married at The Lawn on 11 December, we also keep our horses there so the whole place is close to our hearts!  Had a fabulous Winter wedding day, had lots of help from Andrew, who was awesome!  The whole day ran smoothly - I can't recommend it enough!  Thank you also to Mandy and Debbie for helping us along the way.

Kim and Michael Bryant – 14 October 2017

My wife and I got married here yesterday, can't praise the venue, food and staff highly enough.  Thank you so much for a truly spectacular day.

Steven and Maria Taylor – 17 September 2017

Loved - loved - loved - our wedding at The Lawns! Fantastic staff and faultless service.  Thank you all so much!

Darren and Corinne Maeer – 5 August 2017

My Wife and I would like to thank you for helping us celebrate our very special day at your beautiful venue.  The day ran so smoothly which was all thanks to the truly amazing staff at The Lawn who looked after us and our guests so well.  We couldn't have asked for more!  My Wife Corinne and I felt so relaxed through the whole day as David was continually informing us what was about to happen and prepared us for this.  This made the day run perfectly.


Kate Elizabeth Surridge – Wedding guest of weekend in October 2017.

Attended a wedding here at the weekend, lovely venue, delicious food and lovely staff! Very impressed.

Mr. and Mrs. Hotson – 20 October 2017

We had our wedding Friday on 20th October, it was THE BEST DAY!! From the moment I dropped all my stuff off a few days before to the minute we left, it was amazing. I felt so relaxed and like everything was taken care of, even while I was getting ready in the brides room upstairs - I was told how calm I was! It was such a perfect day, the venue was beautiful, the grounds beautiful, the food was amazing, the whole thing was just wonderful and we are


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