Old Essex Barn

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Up to 60
14 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Bridebook Couple Discount
20% Off
Late Availability
Last Minute Dates Available
20% Off
If character and charm are what you are looking for then look no further than Old Essex Barn. Rustic meets luxury at this lovingly restored 15th century barn set in the beautiful Essex countryside.
Old Essex Barn 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

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


Landscaped Gardens
Pet Friendly
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Marquee Permitted
Exclusive Use
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
Disabled Access

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
Old Essex Barn Full Description
The Old Essex Barn, nestled in Essex's picturesque countryside, offers a versatile and enchanting venue for weddings, featuring indoor and outdoor spaces tailored to diverse celebrations. The beautifully restored barn, with its rustic charm and elegant ambiance, serves as a captivating backdrop for ceremonies and receptions. The main barn accommodates up to 60 guests for seated wedding breakfasts or 150 for cocktail-style receptions, while outdoor ceremonies take place amidst meticulously landscaped gardens or in a charming gazebo. The courtyard provides a stunning setting for outdoor wedding dinners, customizable to suit individual preferences and guest lists for up to 120 seated guests and 250 cocktail-style reception. Pre-wedding preparations are facilitated with dedicated bridal dressing rooms and groom's lounges, ensuring a tranquil space for relaxation. Accommodation options blend rustic charm with modern comfort, including shepherd's huts, farmhouse bedrooms, and lodge rooms, offering a serene retreat for wedding guests. Culinary experiences are elevated with in-house catering, offering exquisite menus crafted from locally-sourced ingredients. The venue's restaurant provides exceptional service for various occasions, from engagements to wedding breakfast samplings. Additional amenities such as ample parking, accessible facilities, and on-site event coordinators ensure a seamless wedding planning process. With a commitment to extraordinary experiences, the Old Essex Barn promises to create memories that last a lifetime.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Old Essex Barn Location & Contact Details


Cranes Lane, Kelvedon, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9AX, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

A12 J24

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport


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