'The Best Countryside Wedding Venue' 2023
Set in the beautiful valley of Crondon, with stunning views across the Essex countryside and our championship golf course - Crondon Park has established an outstanding reputation as a premier venue in Essex and the UK.
Alongside the character, romance and charm that Crondon Park effortlessly showcases, our impeccable reputation is upheld with two recent Hitched awards; winner of 'The Best Countryside Wedding Venue' 2023 and highly commended for 'The Best Barn Wedding Venue' as voted by our couples, setting the bar for wedding venues in Essex.
We also hold the Bridebook platinum award and boast the amazing honour of 1000 5 star reviews on Hitched. These awards are a testament to the high standards our family owned business strives to achieve for each and every couple who chooses to spend their wedding day with us.
Why have we won highly coveted awards?
We are an award winning team that has set that bar for high standards and service amongst the beautiful wedding venues of Essex.
With our wealth of knowledge and experience, we help bring your dream wedding visions to life - taking the stress out of planning your perfect day and leaving you to concentrate on preparing for the celebrations ahead.
We proudly remain family owned and operated with a bespoke and individual approach to our couples' needs and values. This, combined with our luxury accommodation, picturesque setting and outstanding food and drink, have all contributed towards us being voted the best of the venues put forward for these prestigious awards.
Our main function suite, The Baronial Hall (circa 1606), has become one of the most popular and successful function venues in Essex, staging over two hundred weddings a year within its timeless walls. The rustic beams and high ceilings of this impeccable Tudor barn create the perfect ambience to your day with the picturesque backdrop of the Essex countryside to accompany your photos.
We have a luxurious Bridal Suite situated in its own detached cottage in a completely secluded location, making it a beautiful and unique setting for your first night together as a married couple. In terms of on-site accommodation, we also have 6 additional bedrooms, including “A Night Before The Wedding Family Suite”, for your guests to occupy, with our luxury Master's Lounge located next door.
Night Before The Wedding Room
Available from March 2023, we have an exciting new addition to our luxury accommodation, where you can be surrounded by your nearest and dearest. This additional feature provides the perfect space to be surrounded by your nearest and dearest and ensure you have a leisurely start to your special day. Situated in the main building, adjacent to the breakfast lounge and Pizza Restaurant, this generously sized room sleeps six to eight people and includes both Full English and Continental Breakfast.
First Class Food and Drink
As well as offering stunning surroundings to soak up the atmosphere, treating your guests to delicious food and drink is one of our top priorities.
Our chefs can cater for your entire event, including everything from your post function breakfast to a delicious evening buffet.
We know you'll want to make sure everything is perfect ahead of the day, so we offer you the chance to experience the quality and presentation of our cuisine beforehand with our food-tasting experiences.
All Inclusive Wedding Packages
We aim to offer both exceptional service and value to every customer. We proud to offer some of the best value of any barn wedding venues in Essex, with our most popular fully inclusive packages starting from just £6,995.
We also only offer exclusive use of the Baronial Hall and ceremony room so you can enjoy a private bar, canapes, three-course meal, evening buffet, post-function breakfast, and dedicated front of house, waiting and bar staff all at your disposal.
Proud to be voted the best Wedding Venue in Essex
Essex is blessed with over 120 venues licensed to hold civil ceremonies across the county. From 17th-century barns to stately homes and castles and we are proud to have been voted the best.
With over 1000 5 star reviews on Hitched as well as winning the coveted Best of Bride Book platinum award 2023, our reviews really do speak for themselves. Take a look at the testimonials from our countless happy couples who chose to spend their perfect day with us and find out more about the professional and bespoke approach we will take to make your wedding day one to treasure.
Why Choose Crondon Park for Your Special Day?
You should choose Crondon Park for your special day because our family-owned business offers a unique experience with an unparalleled level of service. Renowned for being one of the finest wedding venues in Britain. Crondon Park boasts stunning countryside views and a Baronial Hall full of character and charm. It’s truly a wonderful place to host your wedding in Essex.
- We offer a totally caring and bespoke experience, from your initial enquiry until your special day and thereafter.
- We have over twenty-five years’ experience of staging weddings, and we have a highly experienced team with a wealth of knowledge and an eye for detail.
- Our banqueting team, headed up by Paul Groves, achieve a high standard of catering with artistic presentation.
Why Was Crondon Park Voted ‘Best Countryside Wedding Venue in Britain’?
Crondon Park was voted ‘Best Countryside Wedding Venue in Britain’ thanks to our incredible couples voting for us, which is simply an amazing honour, considered to be the most prestigious award. On top of this, we have also achieved over 1,000 positive reviews on Hitched, which is an incredible achievement for such a competitive industry. Our exclusive use venue, with the Baronial Hall, Ceremony Room and accommodation are all located under one roof.
- Crondon Park is within easy reach of the city of Chelmsford and close to many market towns. We are just ten minutes from the M25, making it easy for guests.
- Our personal and dedicated care that we show from the outset, is one of the main reasons why couples choose to get married here at Crondon Park.
Does Crondon Park Have Onsite Accommodation?
Crondon Park has fantastic onsite accommodation, with the stunning Granary Bridal Suite, nestled amongst Crondon’s rolling countryside. The Bridal Suite includes a luxurious four-poster bed, oak beamed décor and a freestanding bath, and is the perfect accommodation for our couples. We also have additional onsite accommodation for close family and friends.
- Our bedroom accommodation is in the same building as the Baronial Hall and Ceremony Room. For the comfort of your guests, all accommodation is finished to a high specification, which includes air conditioning and climate control.
- We offer a post function breakfast, a chance for your nearest and dearest to reflect on the Wedding Day.