Down Hall: A Historic and Charming Wedding Venue in Hertfordshire

Where: Down Hall Country Hotel, Hertfordshire

What: Hotel

Capacity: Up to 180 guests in the Bridgeman Suite with smaller suites available for a more intimate ceremony.

Contact: PWD page

Wedding Fayres: Sunday, March 12th 2017, 11-3pm (no appointment necessary).

What We Love:  Down Hall has a storybook majesty to it. This truly is a gorgeous venue, and you’ll be hard pressed to find another with more character, charm and history than here. Historically, the hall dates back to 1322, and this Italianate mansion is set in 122 acres of woodland.

We love the location, too. It’s just 45 minutes from Central London and Stansted Airport is close by. This is the best of both worlds: rural charm but with excellent transport links.

The Down Hall website also has a really useful FAQ section which should answer any questions you have.

They also have flexibility on numbers for the ceremony (something you don’t always see for such a grand venue).  If you’re looking for a more intimate ceremony, then suites are available for 5 guests or more. 

In their own words:

"A historic Country House, nestled in the breathtaking beauty of the Hertfordshire/Essex countryside, providing an exquisite backdrop for your special day. Down Hall is the place where your dreams are turned into perfect reality.

Dating back to 1540, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning receptions, most with panoramic views over our beautiful gardens.

Our Chef and his team have created the most exquisite of menus for your special day, using the freshest and finest ingredients, some from our own vegetable garden, complimented by the outstanding personal service from our staff.

Down Hall features 99 bedrooms so there is plenty of room for you and your loved ones to stay the night and reminisce on what has been a perfect wedding day.

Our dedicated wedding coordinators will guide you through your arrangements from the very first time you contact us, to the moment you take your vows. Every detail is taken care of and they come equipped with lists of recommended suppliers, creative ideas and years of valuable experience to help you make your wedding day everything you could have ever dreamed of and more.

In order to make planning your special day as simple as possible, we have carefully designed a selection of wedding packages, each package includes everything you need to make your day as memorable as possible. Included in most of our packages is our resident Toast Master who will ensure your day runs as smoothly as possible."

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