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

The Venue

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. They have been holding weddings here for 25+ years and it is perfect for getting that feeling of intimacy, regardless of the size of your party. 

The Grounds

The spacious grounds are 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 after the ceremony has taken place, and play lawn games in the sun.

The Staff

In our experience, the staff at the venue do everything they can to make sure that your wedding day is perfect. They are very experienced at dealing with wedding parties and know what needs to be done without you having to ask. They are very accommodating in terms of arranging the rooms just as you would like them and it seems that nothing is too much trouble.


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 definitely worth checking out.

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

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