£2,500 - £7,720 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
7 Bedrooms
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Just £11500
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Willow Midweek Package
Just £11800
A beautiful Garde II listed farmhouse set in beautiful surroundings - perfectly bridges the gap between old charm and modern luxury.
Houchins Pricing & Costs

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Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Prices differ dependant on season and day of the week. Includes use of two dressing rooms (when you hire the house) or one if you don't, full exclusive use of the venue and its grounds, a beautiful wedding marquee to host outside ceremonies, an optional woodland wedding space, ceremony chairs, as many long or round tables and Chiavari chairs for wedding breakfast as needed, a fully stocked bar and bar staff, fairy lights illuminating the main bar ledges, illuminated 'Bar' sign, Lloyd Loom garden furniture (April - September) Evening food terrace, Terrace Bar, festoon lights around the wedding garden, a team of wedding coordinators to guide you through the whole wedding planning process including two formal planning meetings, your own dedicated Personal Wedding Manager to make your day run exactly to plan, Moposa - the use of our digital wedding planning tool which includes: a personal wedding website, a guest management system creating a guest list, online invites & receive RSVP's, a table seating tool, a budget planner, a to-do list organiser, a room layout tool and a library of inspiring images that you can personalise to create your own 'Lookbook'.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Choice of preferred caterers
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)

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Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Number of Guests Included
Prices differ dependant on season and day of the week. Houchins' all-Inclusive Midweek Willow Wedding Package includes venue and grounds, accommodation for couple & up to 14 guests, reception drinks & canapés, 3 course wedding breakfast with wine, sparkling wine for the toast, evening food, DJ, evening cash bar, PA for speeches & much more - see on-line for more details and terms and conditions.
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Canapés included
Guest accommodation included
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Houchins Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence


Open Flame Permitted
Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence
Houchins Full Description
Houchins is an elegant Grade 2 listed farmhouse with beautiful and comfortable accommodation for the bridal party and a splendid new barn complex. Houchins caters for weddings and civil ceremonies from 25 - 150+ people, offering a choice of indoor grandeur, outdoor simplicity or a combination of the two. Houchins is run by Adam and Anna Dixon-Smith who have over ten years experience operating Dove Barn, their wedding barn near Sudbury in Suffolk. Adam grew up at Houchins and is determined that no-one will leave without sharing his happy memories of the place! He and his team of wedding and event planners are on-hand to make sure that each wedding meets the expectations of every bride and groom.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Wayne
Our award-winning team at Houchins is delighted to help you every step of the way to make your wedding day the day of your dreams. We understand that every couple has a unique vision for their day and we simply want to help realise that vision any way we can.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Beth & Daniel
Happy couple married in June
July 2024
I don't know why anyone would go anywhere else!
Houchins were incredible from start to finish. The venue is stunning, the staff could not do enough for us. Eloise was fantastic. I couldn't recommend Houchins enough. My partner's words: "I don't know why anyone would go anywhere else!"
Deanna & Matt
Happy couple married in June
July 2024
Everything about our wedding was exceptional!
Everything about our wedding was exceptional. Houchins is a beautiful venue, with amazing staff & full of thoughtful touches. Some of our guests said it felt like a fairytale & we couldn't agree more. We wish we could do it all again. x
Jade & Jake
Happy couple married in May
July 2024
A Stunning Venue and a lovely team
A stunning Venue and a lovely team We couldn't have picked the best venue for our wedding, Eloise and all the team at Houchins are welcoming and friendly. The grounds are well kept and stunning too. We loved the combination of outside and inside areas. All our guest said how beautiful the venue was and we couldn't agree more, Thankyou for the most amazing and wonderful wedding day x
Lauren & Alex
Happy couple married in April
May 2024
We would recommend Houchins to anyone!
We loved the venue as it gave us a great combination of outside and inside the venue. The gardens and house were beautiful. The planning beforehand and on the day was great and made us feel relaxed. The Houchins team were amazing from start to finish. We loved the venue and getting married outside in the marquee was very special. We would recommend Houchins to anyone!
Grace & Callum
Happy couple married in April
May 2024
The staff are just incredible!
All the staff, Jayson & Eloise could not have been better, we can't put into words how great they were. Plus all the other staff throughout the process took all the pressure off us so we could relax and enjoy! We cannot thank you enough for making our wedding absolutely perfect! The venue itself is beautiful, but the staff are just incredible! Our day was so special - it was everything we could have dreamed of - perhaps more! You all made it truly unforgettable. Thank you! Love Callum & Grace
Amy & Dale
Happy couple married in April
May 2024
Houchins went above & beyond
From the beginning of our wedding planning process all the way to the end of the wedding day, Houchins went above and beyond...to make our wedding as perfect as possible. Two weeks later our guests are still talking about how every aspect of the day was amazing and it was the best wedding they'd been to. The staff were incredible and we couldn't fault a thing. Thank you Houchins!

Open Evening

10th September 2024
Start planning for your wedding day at our Open Evening. There will be a host of fabulous wedding suppliers to chat to and the super friendly Houchins team to show you around the venue and farmhouse.

Open Evening

17th October 2024
Come and meet the Houchins team and a number of our very favourite suppliers. We will show you around and answer any questions you may have about planning your wedding day! We will see you there!
Houchins Location & Contact Details


Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1RT, England

Travel Notes

It is best to enter our venue into Google maps and arrive form the A120 down our spectacular 1km drive

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Nearest Train Station

Marks Tey

Nearest Airport


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