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Up to 130
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An exclusive country venue in Essex, a beautiful venue for your fairytale wedding.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£1,595
Maximum Price
£3,995
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£24
Maximum Price
£37

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£3,395
Maximum Price
£13,000
Number of Guests Included
150
Twilight packages range from £3,395 inc VAT. Late notice all day packages from £4,995 inc VAT. Guest numbers can range from 30-130 seated.
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
130
Reception Capacity
160
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Venue

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

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Full Description
** PLEASE NOTE THAT UNFORTUNATELY OUR JANUARY 2022 WEDDING FAIR IS POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY 20TH MARCH 2022 ** Step into the atmosphere of a 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 mansion, 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 FREE is your own large, delightful Bride's Room (with facilities). Make a dramatic entrance, down the sweeping staircase, to the galleried Grand Hall for the Civil Ceremony. View our stylish wedding gazebo with its double-tiered cedar roof, set against the backdrop of our lovingly tendered Rose Garden – a true English country garden wedding! From a small gathering to a party of say 250 (130 sit down), 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 on 01702 203669. We are delighted to offer viewings of The Lawn and these can be arranged for a mutually convenient time by calling 01702 203669. Online tailored quotations are also available via our website www.thelawn.co.uk/enquiries.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: David Keddie
Hooray - you’re engaged! Congratulations! Time to start planning... At The Lawn, we take your wedding day personally and the hundreds of glowing testimonials we have received pay tribute to the friendly, calm, hugely experienced and professional team. We guide you gently through your Big Day seamlessly, from the initial viewing to the send off at the end of your amazing wedding! It is YOUR day and we will do everything possible to make it perfect.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1992
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
Reviews
(67)
Gill and Lou Piatkowski
Married in November 2021
November 2021
Our wedding was fantastic
Many, many thanks for all your hard work. Our wedding was fantastic, we loved every minute of it. Food was superb. Venue and facilities were perfect.
Beverley and Stephen Grant
Married in November 2021
November 2021
Great Day
We had a Great day at our wedding. David and the team make the day special to your requirements. Excellent food, good service and the staff are attentive. Could not have wished for a better venue.
Nicky and Martin Pigrome
Married in October 2021
November 2021
Wonderful Day
We would like to say a huge thank you to you and the wonderful staff, especially Andrew for all his promptings and help along the way, to all your amazing waiting and bar staff. Our guests had a wonderful day and everyone mentioned how beautiful The Lawn is. Martin and myself are very grateful to all you have done for us and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our day so special.
Jennifer and Christopher Spiers
Married in October 2021
November 2021
Perfect
We want to offer you and your team a massive thank you. We know it was a long road with us (4 different dates I think) and you have been nothing but patient, kind and helpful. Our wedding day was everything we wanted it to be. The venue looked perfect, the food was delicious and the staff were so friendly and attentive the whole day. The day was so relaxed, with your team gently guiding us through the day. We are so pleased that we did not give up on our dream of having our wedding at your venue, it was most definitely worth the wait. We had family travel from across the country and they all commented on what a beautiful setting we had for our special day. The Lawn really is a special place.
Keeley and James Ledger
Married in October 2021
October 2021
EXTRA SPECIAL THANK YOU
We had our wedding at The Lawn on 09.10.21 and what a day it was.  I want to say an extra special thank you to David and Mandy, you both were just incredible.  To the rest of the staff, thank you for really making our day special and all going out of your way throughout the day.  We initially booked our wedding with just 7 short weeks to prepare. The Lawn were always attentive and on hand with any of our requests or questions.  If anyone is looking for a relaxed, beautiful, characteristic venue, this is for you.  Thanks again.
Amy and Joe Green
Married in October 2021
October 2021
Thank you
We just wanted to thank you for the most amazing day on Saturday. The whole day was amazing from start to finish and wouldn't have been possible without every single member of staff who worked.  From the bar staff and waiting staff to The Managers. All of our guests commented on how beautiful the venue was and how delicious the food was. We particularly would like to thank Rebecca for all of her hard work and reassurance on the day and Andrew for his support.  Thank you again for making our day so special.

THE LAWN WEDDING FAIR

20th March 2022
10.30am to 3.30pm - FREE ENTRY and ample FREE parking Come and meet our wedding exhibitors The Lawn wedding team will be able to answer your queries on the day Refreshments available to purchase
Location & Contact Details

Address

Hall Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1PL, England

Travel Notes

It is best to use SS4 1PL as the destination postcode (not Ark Lane), turn in by the beautiful, cream coloured gatehouse along a 300m drive to the guest car park.

Nearest Town

Rochford

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25 Junction 29

Nearest Train Station

Rochford

Nearest Airport

Southend

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

With twenty seven years’ worth of weddings behind us, selecting just one of them for that accolade is nigh on impossible. There have been so many weddings at The Lawn that have been truly memorable for all the right reasons.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

It is all about the Bride & Groom celebrating their wedding and not all about the guests. It is a Big Day but should also be a fun day and not a day spent worrying that every last guest has received the right personalised favour. Relax, enjoy and you will find that your guests will too!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Often a couple will have a very special, furry friend who they want to have with them to really make the day complete. Whether a dog playing a key role during the ceremony or a horse joining the couple for photos during the drinks reception, we like our couples to want for nothing on their wedding day.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Romantic (it has been selected as one of the top ten most romantic venues in the country). Exclusive (we will only ever host one wedding at a time). Welcoming (it retains the character and warmth of the Manor House home that it once was). Idyllic (set in three acres of landscaped gardens with 120 acres of parkland). Memorable (our couples and their guests often speak fondly about and recommend our venue for years after the wedding day).

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Too many to list. Our wedding photographers love this venue as they have the run of the house with it’s sweeping staircase, galleried hall and full length balcony along with its stunning gardens, fountain and expansive lawns. It really is one big photographic backdrop!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Numerous famous guests, including a England Rugby Captain, a leading Formula One driver, a certain very well known Radio 2 day time presenter and a wedding for an silver medal winning Olympic rower.

What’s your favourite canapé?

The Thai fish ball is to die for.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon butties all round!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

It may sound strange but it would be its ‘feel’. Almost to a couple, our Brides & Grooms develop a special bond with The Lawn and comment how relaxed and at home they feel. It is a very special place.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

It has to be the people that make it all possible - from the Wedding side through to the garden, maintenance and Estate teams. It is a family run business and many comment the staff is like a large family as well. This is reflected in the atmosphere of calm and friendly professionalism that such a team creates. Our events team pull out all the stops for their clients. It is not just about selling and all the team members, including the owner, that conduct the viewings would also be involved in the planning and the management on the day. The majority of the team have been here for over ten years and have literally thousands of weddings’ worth of experience. Everything just flows. They are the best!