Layer Marney Tower: An Historic Wedding Venue On The Blackwater Estuary

The Venue – Ceremony

Layer Marney Tower is a beautiful Tudor gatehouse set in picturesque gardens. This large venue has plenty of character and is ideal for bigger weddings. The old buildings (built in 1520) have a rich history, yet work extremely well as a setting for a modern wedding. It is perfect for getting that feeling of intimacy, regardless of the size of your party. 

Wedding ceremony at Layer Marney in Colchester

The Venue – Reception

The grand hall is an excellent place for your wedding breakfast and reception with its natural beams and astounding fireplace. It is certainly big enough for a disco – imagine your first dance in the grand hall! There is even an impression stairway to enter the room. Your guests will feel very special indeed.

Grand Hall at Layer Marney for wedding reception

The Grounds

Set in the heart of rural Essex there are plenty of photo opportunities to take advantage of throughout the site. Set over various levels, the gardens provide a great space for your guests to enjoy reception drinks and play lawn games in the sun while you can make the most of the magnificent surroundings for your portraits.

Bride and groom walking hand in hand in the grounds of Layer Marney Tower The Verdict

This venue is definitely one that we would whole heartedly recommend. Being fully licensed for holding wedding ceremonies as well as stunning receptions, this venue will not disappoint. The site is full of history and character – it presents an excellent opportunity to get married somewhere that you and your guests will agree is unforgettable. Layer Marney Tower offers something unique for every type of wedding and is definitely worth checking out.

Layer Marney Tower
Layer Marney, Nr. Colchester, C05 9US
01206 330 784

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