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Venue Fact File: The Old Rectory, Essex

11 Sep 2017

Take a look around The Old Rectory in Brentwood - an exclusive venue with stunning grounds for photos and on-site accommodation available

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Exclusive hire, well maintained grounds, and the rooms all serve to make The Old Rectory a stand-out venue. Find out more…


Facilities and services

These include:

  • Outside and inside ceremonies
  • Someone to co-ordinate on the day
  • Bespoke menus designed with the happy couple
  • Bar
  • Bedrooms



Availability and pricing

Exclusive hire all year-round, Monday to Sunday. The Old Rectory doesn't offer packages; each couple has a budget to work with and the team will customise their day to suit the budget. When you hire The Old Rectory, some of the things you will receive include:

  • Venue hire and staff
  • Tables and chairs
  • Linen, crockery, cutlery, glassware and cake stand



Best spot for photographs

There are many great photographic opportunities around the grounds: the gazebo, bridge, statue, swing, and cart. Couples should also have an aerial shot from one of the rooms.


Team and catering

Either Craig Kavanagh, general manager, or the venue's wedding coordinator will help couples to conduct their wedding planning. All catering is done in house.



There are 11 rooms: two of which are family rooms, one sleeps up to four, and the other up to five, as well as a couple of triple rooms and the Bridal Suite. All rooms include a cooked breakfast the next day and have ensuite facilities as well as a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.


Customer testimonial:

"No words can express how perfect this venue was for me and my husband. Our wedding was run by amazing staff who were so kind and calming. The venue itself is absolutely stunning and I recommend anyone to go and see it for yourself as the pictures really don't do it enough justice. The space is a great size, and we were lucky enough to have our ceremony outside in the beautiful grounds in the sun in October. And to make it even more perfect, we returned inside the venue to a cosy fire. It was the most romantic and perfect ambience all thanks to The Old Rectory.



Access Bride's Online Venue Guide, featuring The Old Rectory. 

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