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Romantic wedding venue in beautiful Hertfordshire…

…situated in the breath taking countryside across both Hertfordshire and Essex. Down Hall provides an exquisite backdrop for your special day, both as a reception venue and as a ceremony venue.

Planning Your Wedding Day
From an intimate ceremony in our newly refurbished West Wing, a lavish wedding breakfast in the stylish Bridgeman Suite to the perfect pictures in the extensive gardens, Down Hall provides a magical backdrop to your fairy tale wedding.

Your beautiful Down Hall civil ceremony/partnership
Make your day extra special by taking your vows either in the luxurious setting of Down Hall’s interior, or in the stunning surroundings of the meticulously manicured gardens.

Our beautifully decorated rooms and spaces are all licensed for civil ceremonies, so there is plenty of choice when choosing the location of your service. Each room has an abundance of natural daylight, historical and contemporary features, high ceilings and ornate décor which add a sense of occasion and create an unforgettable environment for your perfect day.

Registrar contact details are:
Superintendent Registrar
Essex County Council
Telephone: 0845 603 7632


We cannot arrange the Registrars for you, you should contact them directly for availability.
Down Hall’s wedding venue in Hertfordshire can accommodate up to 180 of your guests for your Wedding Breakfast in the exquisite Bridgeman Suite which has had an extensive refurbishment, as well as an array of smaller suites that are available for more intimate occasions. Our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinators will recommend some of the most experienced suppliers around to help you set the scene, after which your hardest decision will be to choose which delicious dishes to have from our superb menus.

Our Executive Chef has worked for some of the best restaurants in the UK and has a passion for the taste and presentation of dishes, ensuring an imaginative wedding dining experience. Sourcing our ingredients from local suppliers and our own vegetable garden, our menus contain flavours and textures you will never forget.
After the all-important first dance and the cutting of the cake, the evening reception is your opportunity to enjoy time with your friends and family in relaxed surroundings. It will be our pleasure to look after your guests in any of our luxurious suites whilst you dance the night away.