Talbooth Weddings

£1,500 - £8,250 for Venue Hire
Up to 160
29 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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An idyllic riverside venue that allows all from intimate indoors weddings to grand outdoors celebrations.
Talbooth Weddings Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Marquee hire only includes: Tables and chairs Beautifully manicured gardens Crisp white linen napkins and table cloths Modern white crockery Elegant cutlery Glassware Cake table, knife and stand Dance floor Uplighters Sofa seating area Personalised menu cards Trained and uniformed waiting staff Event coordinator Event manager Ceremony hire includes; Exclusivity of entire Talbooth site 12-6.30pm. Use of the River side terrace and historic Restaurant building. Stunning outlook when saying "i do"
What is included in this pricing:
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Exclusive use
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)

In-house catering
(price per head)

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Every wedding is bespoke and the food choices help reflect that. We allow total freedom from our extensive menu and are also very happy to create something off menu to help personalise your day. The costs are entirely determined by the dishes selected by each couple and we offer a real range of options and prices. Enjoy a tailored menu tasting here in our Restaurant ahead of the day and experience the quality of our food first hand. We often find this is every couple's favourite part of the planning process and we even throw in a wine tasting!
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Menu tasting included
Cutlery included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Table linen included
Talbooth Weddings Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
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
Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted


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

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
In-House Wine List

Cultural Specialists

Talbooth Weddings Full Description
Providing a magical setting for any wedding, whether dining in the riverside restaurant or dancing in the Marquee on the upper terrace, the setting is picture perfect. Working seamlessly with nearby country house hotel Talbooth House & Spa that offers 12 luxury bedrooms, pool house and spa, this wedding location is sure to impress. The Talbooth Restaurant caters for every kind of wedding reception, from small and intimate in the Weavers Room to larger parties in the River Room. The Marquee on the upper terrace, with its unrivalled position beside the river Stour offers a flexible space and is perfect for an intimate wedding for 50 as well as a larger party for up to 160 guests. Established in 1952, this Essex wedding venue is located in the heart of Constable Country and enjoys a stunning natural backdrop to help create memories that will last a lifetime.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Alexandra, Keighley and Jess
We’d love to show you around and help you to imagine how your wedding day will take place. The Milsom Weddings team are here to be as involved as you need us to be. Preparation is everything, and from your first viewing to the final dance we’ll be working tirelessly on every detail. Weddings are what we do. No two are the same, but all are delivered with the utmost care, consideration and attention to detail.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
R & K
Happy couple married in September
November 2023
We had the best day...
Thank you all so much for such an amazing day and experience from start to finish. We had the best day which somehow exceeded our already high expectations! It ran flawlessly, you were all fantastic and we couldn't have wished for a better day.
P & L
Happy couple married in July
November 2023
You have a terrific team
Just a little note to say a huge thank you to you all for everything you all did to make our wedding the most amazing day we could have wished for. We appreciate all the hard work that goes in to such events. The attention to detail, exquisite catering, beautiful setting and overall organisation and execution were all exceptional. You have a terrific team and delivery of such events really is incredibly special and faultless. We cannot thank you enough for everything.
J & D
Wedding: June
November 2023
A day never to be forgotten..
A note to thank you all so very much for all you did both individually and collectively to ensure that E, B and our entire family and friends had a day never to be forgotten for all the right reasons!
Hannah Emery
Wedding: December
December 2022
Delicious food and service. We came for a special family Birthday and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you!
Samantha Raindle
Wedding: December
December 2022
Sunday Lunch
We were lucky enough to be taken to this fabulous restaurant as a gift for my birthday and wow we were so impressed! The welcome, the bar the menu, the drinks, the staff and the food! Just amazing!!
S & H
Happy couple married in October
January 2023
Thank you so much!
Hey Alex, Thank you so much. We had the most amazing day. We can’t thank you, Keighley and the Talbooth staff enough for making it so special. Many thanks, S and H
Talbooth Weddings Location & Contact Details


Gun Hill, Dedham, Essex, CO7 6HP, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Colchester or Manningtree

Nearest Airport


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