FAQ’s

Where is the Old Rectory?

Our venue is set in the Essex countryside, not far from Brentwood. The manor house was originally built in 1837 and makes for an ideal wedding venue. We cater for up to 150 people, giving you the special wedding day that you are dreaming of.

Is there accommodation at the venue?

Yes, we have our very own accommodation to keep you and some of your guests comfortable. We have 11 bedrooms in total, all of which are en-suite. Furthermore, our bridal suite has a 4-poster bed and our other bedrooms consist of 6 double rooms, 2 family rooms, and 2 other triple rooms.

Where can we get married?

You can get married either inside the venue or outside at our gazebo. During your wedding day, you will have exclusive access to the grounds surrounding the venue, offering you the opportunity to take some fantastic photographs.

How much does the venue cost?

The price of our venue varies based on the day of the week and time of the year that you decide to get married. You can see more about our prices here.

Do I need to book a registrar?

Yes – you will need to book a registrar yourself. The Registry Office can be contacted on 033010 32357/32359 or by email at brentwood.ro@essex.gov.uk.

Are there photography opportunities?

There are plenty! The Old Rectory is set within 4 acres of surrounding countryside, providing the perfect backdrop for scenic wedding photos. Not to mention the landscaped gardens outdoors or the beautiful interior of the house which provide an opportunity for amazing memories.

Will you play our own music?

Of course we will. Our dedicated and purpose built sound system is ideal to play your chosen wedding music. The team are certainly more than happy to help you to have music that is personal to you played on your wedding day.

Can the venue be booked for other events?

In addition to weddings, we are also able to hold christenings, birthdays, school proms, theme nights, wakes, and corporate events.
Contact Us

To book your wedding with us today or find out more, please call us on 01268 544 417.